Book Reviews

 

 

Please Note:  This page is still in progress.  It is meant to be an index to all of my blog posts that are book reviews. Please be patient as I add to it :)

Picture Books            

Alyosha’s Apple  Alvin Alexsi Currier

Flora and the Flamingos  Molly Idle

Floss   Kim Lewis

From Little Acorns:  A First Look at the Life of a Tree  Sam Godwin   (non-fiction)

Help! A Story of Friendship  Holly Keller

Home For Christmas  Jan Brett

Little Pookie ( a general review on all of the Little Pookie books)   Sandra Boyton

Pete the Cat and His Four Groovy Buttons  – Eric Litwin

Rosa  Nikki Giovanni

Sam & Dave Dig a Hole  Jon Klassan

The Book With No Pictures  B.J. Novak

The Casual Observer  Elizabeth Whitson

The Little Mouse, The Red Ripe Strawberry and The Big Hungry Bear      Don and Audrey Wood

The Old Man and the Vine  Jane G Meyer

Young Readers

A Child’s Garden of Verses    Robert Louis Stevenson

Jotham’s Journey     Arnold Ytreeide

Missing May  Cynthia Rylant

 

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Flora & Ulysses The Illuminated Adventures  Kate DiCamillo

The Giver  Lois Lowry

The Graveyard Book   Neil Gaiman

Lily’s Crossing  Patricia Reilly Gruff

Missing May  Cynthia Rylant

Rifles For Waite  Harold Keith

Walk Two Moons  Sharon Creech

When You Reach Me  Rebecca Stead

Newberry Honor

Hatchet  Gary Paulsen

 

 

Young Adult

The Impossible Knife of Memory   Laurie Halse Anderson

Wintergirls  Laurie Halse Anderson

 

Fiction

Doctor Sleep   Stephen King

Jotham’s Journey   Arnold Ytreeide   (historical/Christian)

The Red Badge of Courage  Steven Crane  (historical)

 

Resources

A Charlotte Mason Education: A Home Schooling How-To Manual     Catherine Levison

The Reading Teacher’s Book of Lists    Fry & Kress

Orthodoxy

A Child’s Guide to the Divine Liturgy  Ancient Faith Publishing

The Ascetic Lives of Mothers:  A Prayer Book for Orthodox Moms  Annalisa Boyd

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