2017 Booklists

Books I read:

  1. Living Well, Spending Less by Ruth Soukup (started in 2016)
  2. The Pearl by John Steinbeck 
  3. The Cay by Theodore Taylor
  4. Different by Sally Clarkson
  5. The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah
  6. The Last Fifth Grade of Emerson Elementary by Laura Shovan
  7. To Stay Alive by Skila Brown
  8. Booked by Kwame Alexander
  9. Garvey’s Choice by Nikki Grimes
  10. A Single Shard by Linda Sue Park  (re-read)
  11. The Renewing of the Mind Project by Barb Raveling
  12. Wolf Hollow by Lauren Wolk
  13. Emotionally Healthy Spirituality by Peter Scazzero {audiobook}
  14. Vincent and Theo by Deborah Heiligman
  15. The Mostly True Adventures of Homer P. Figg by Rodman Philbrick (re-read)
  16. The Big Wave by Pearl S. Buck
  17. A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens (re-read)
  18. How to Manage Your Home Without Losing Your Mind by Dana K. White
  19. 10-Day Detox Diet by Mark Hyman, M.D.
  20. Untangled:  Guiding Teenage Girls Through the Seven Transitions into Adulthood by Lisa Damour, Ph.D.
  21. The Chemistry of Calm by Henry Emmons, M.D.
  22. The Highly Sensitive Person by Elaine N. Aron, Ph.D.
  23. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone by J.K. Rowling {audiobook}
  24. Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets by J.K. Rowling {audiobook}
  25. Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban by J.K. Rowling {audiobook}
  26. Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire by J.K. Rowling {audiobook}
  27. Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix by J.K. Rowling {audiobook}
  28. Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince by J.K. Rowling {audiobook}
  29. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows by J.K. Rowling {audiobook}
  30. Echo by Pam Muñoz Ryan {audiobook}

Books I read aloud to my children:

  1. Navigating Early by Clare Vanderpool (started in 2016; original review here)
  2. Anne of Ingleside by L.M. Montgomery
  3. Jenny Goes to Sea by Esther Averill
  4. The Adventures of Penrose the Mathematical Cat by Theoni Pappas
  5. A Midsummer Night’s Dream by William Shakespeare (audiobook; girls only)
  6. Henry and the Chalk Dragon by Jennifer Trafton
  7. Hate That Cat by Sharon Creech
  8. Watership Down by Richard Adams
  9. Rainbow Valley by L.M. Montgomery
  10. The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane by Kate DiCamillo
  11.  Lady Lollipop by Dick King-Smith
  12. Clever Lollipop by Dick King-Smith
  13. The Trumpet of the Swan by E.B. White 
  14. Journey to the River Sea by Eva Ibbotson
  15. Rilla of Ingleside by L.M. Montgomery
  16. Leif the Lucky by the D’Aulaires
  17. Henry Huggins by Beverly Cleary
  18. Habibi by Naomi Shihab Nye
  19. The Bronze Bow by Elizabeth George Speare (audiobook; girls only)
  20. The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis
  21. The Cricket in Times Square by George Selden
  22. Viking Adventure by Clyde Robert Bulla
  23. Homeless Bird by Gloria Whalen
  24. Prince Caspian by C.S. Lewis
  25. The Voyage of the Dawn Treader by C.S. Lewis
  26.  The Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams (audiobook)
  27. This Way to Christmas by Ruth Sawyer