“In the case of good books, it is not how many you can get through, but rather how many get through you.”  -Mortimer Adler

This is a list of some of the books we’ve read aloud to the kids- click on the highlighted ones to read about how they “got through us.”

Despereaux by Kate DiCamilio

The Wilderking Trilogy by Jonathan Rogers

Peter Pan by J.M. Berrie

Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll

Where the Red Fern Grows by Wilson Rawls

Tiger Rising by Kate DiCamilio

Shiloh by Barry Moser

The Indian and the Cupboard by Lynne Reid Banks

Watership Down by Richard Adams

Stuart Little by E.B. White

Heidi by Johana Spyri

The Magician’s Elephant by Kate DiCamilio

The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane by Kate DiCamilio

The Chronicles of Narnia series by C.S. Lewis

Dangerous Journey: The Story of Pilgrim’s Progress by John Bunyan

Little House on the Prairie series by Laura Ingalls Wilder

Chocolate Fever by Robert Kimmel Smith

Kidnapped! by Robert Louis Stevenson

Charlotte’s Web by E.B. White

Wise Words by Peter Leithart

The Charlatan’s Boy by Jonathan Rogers

The Rise and Fall of Mount Majestic by Jennifer Trafton

The Princess and the Goblin by George MacDonald

The Yearling by Marjorie Rawilings

Mr. Popper’s Penguins by Richard and Florence Atwater


2 thoughts on “Books

  1. Marian,
    I have an old VHS of Heidi that I show my first graders near the end of every school year. We watch it in small segments and talk about it as we go. They LOVE this movie.
    I’ve had students come back the next year and ask about it. It was always one of my favorite books.

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