2014 Booklists

Read for my own enjoyment or edification:



Audiobooks my girls listened to (and sometimes I listened along)

  • The Incorrigible Children of Ashton Place:  The Mysterious Howling by Maryrose Wood (narrated by Katherine Kellgren)
  • Call It Courage by Armstrong Sperry
  • Mystery at Chilkoot Pass by Barbara Steiner (American Girl)
  • The Magician’s Nephew by C.S. Lewis
  • Charlie and the Chocolate Factory by Roald Dahl
  • Savvy by Ingrid Law (book review here)
  • The Light Princess by George MacDonald (again)
  • American Girl collection:  Julie
  • American Girl collection:  Felicity
  • Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll (partial)
  • Through the Looking Glass by Lewis Carroll

**Incomplete list; I stopped keeping up with it**

Our chapter book read alouds:

  1. The Book of Three by Lloyd Alexander
  2. Don Quixote retold by Michael Harrison
  3. Because of Winn Dixie by Kate DiCamillo
  4. The Black Cauldron by Lloyd Alexander
  5. The Saturdays by Elizabeth Enright 
  6. My Father’s Dragon by Ruth Stiles Gannett
  7. The Castle of Llyr by Lloyd Alexander
  8. The Old Man Mad About Drawing by François Place 
  9. Taran Wanderer by Lloyd Alexander
  10. Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll
  11. The High King by Lloyd Alexander
  12. The Four-Story Mistake by Elizabeth Enright
  13. The Horse and His Boy by C.S. Lewis
  14. The 101 Dalmatians by Dodie Smith
  15. Summer of the Monkeys by Wilson Rawls
  16. Secret of the Andes by Ann Nolan Clark
  17. Then There Were Five by Elizabeth Enright
  18. Spiderweb for Two by Elizabeth Enright
  19. Lawn Boy by Gary Paulsen
  20. The Sign of the Beaver by Elizabeth George Speare
  21. The Home Ranch by Ralph Moody
  22. Eating the Plates:  A Pilgrim Book of Food by Lucille Recht Penner
  23. The Witch of Blackbird Pond by Elizabeth George Speare
  24. The Christmas Mystery by Jostein Gaarder
  25. Unwrapping the Gift by Ann Voskamp
  26. The Box of Delights by John Masefield