Wonderful Reads


"We read to know we are not alone."
--Shadowlands

Here are some of my favorite books that I've read in the last few years, either by myself, with Cameron, or with the kids. As I make new literary discoveries, I'll add them to the tops of each list. Happy reading!

Parenting books
Children's literature
Non fiction
Fiction
LDS books

Parenting top

Christlike Parenting by Dr. Glenn I. Latham

The 5 Love Languages of Children by Gary Chapman and Ross Campbell

Positive Discipline by Jane Nelsen

How to Raise an Amazing Child the Montessori Way by Tim Seldin

Children's literature top

Summer of the Monkeys by Wilson Rawls

Number the Stars by Lois Lowry

Mrs. Piggle Wiggle series by Betty MacDonald

James and the Giant Peach by Roald Dahl

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory by Roald Dahl

Chronicles of Narnia series by C.S. Lewis

A Bear Called Paddington by Michael Bond

Tale of Despereaux by Kate DiCamillo

Because of Winn Dixie by Kate DiCamillo

The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane by Kate Di Camillo

Mr. Popper's Penguins by Richard and Florence Atwater

Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Grahame

Charlotte's Web by E.B. White

Trumpet of the Swan by E.B. White

Tuck Everlasting by Natalie Babbitt

Understood Betsy by Dorothy Canfield Fisher

The Little Princess by Frances Hodgson Burnett

The Princess and the Goblin by George MacDonald

A Cricket in Times Square by George Selden

Winnie the Pooh and House at Pooh Corner by A.A. Milne

Mary Poppins by P.L. Travers

Non fiction top

The Hiding Place by Corrie Ten Boom

The Day We Found the Universe by Marcia Bartusiak

Seven Miracles That Saved America by Ted and Chris Stewart

Heaven Is Here by Stephanie Nielson

The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen R. Covey

The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up by Marie Kondo


Fiction top

A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens

Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen

The Chosen by Chaim Potok

LDS books top

Raising up a Family to the Lord by Gene R. Cook

Talking with God by Robert L. Millet

Mary, Martha & Me by Camille Fronk Olson

Broken Things to Mend by Jeffrey R. Holland

Christ and the New Covenant by Jeffrey R. Holland

5 Spiritual Solutions for Everyday Parenting Challenges by Richard and Linda Eyre






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