Tuesday, January 24, 2012

Books to Read

To add more to our reading collection and some fun this cold January, we went used bookstore shopping several times. After trading in books we don’t want, we brought in a bunch of great books! Here’s what we got today…many are books we’ve been looking for to add to collections.


A Child’s Book of Lullabies
Raggedy Ann and Andy in the Tunnel of Lost Toys
In a People House by Theodore LeSieg

Love of Learning:

Come Back, Amelia Bedelia by Parish
The Littles by Peterson
Paddington Helps Out by Micheal Bond
The Adventures of Jimmy Skunk by Thornton Burgess
The Children of Noisy Village by Astrid Lindgren
Heidi by Johanna Spryi
The Book of Three by Lloyd Alexander
Ozma of Oz by Baum
A Swiftly Tilting Planet by Madeleine L’Engle
The Case of the Exploding Plumbing {Encyclopedia Brown series #11}
Five Little Peppers Midway
Doctor Dolittle Tales
National Velvet by Enid Bagnold
Indian in the Cupboard by Banks
The Mystery of the Cupboard “
The Key to the Indian “
The Bobbsey Twins and the Horseshoe Riddle
Alice’s Adventures under Ground by Carroll
Misty of Chincoteague by Marguerite Henry
The Little Washington’s by L.E. Roy
Mary Poppins on Cherry Tree Lane


When Wagon Trains Rolled to Santa Fe
Flatboat Days on Frontier Rivers
When Men Panned Gold in the Klondike
Outrageous Women of Ancient History
Patsy and the Declaration {Daughters of Liberty Series} by Elizabeth Massie
Royal Diaries: Anastasia
Faithful Friend: The Story of Florence Nightingale

Cornerstones of Freedom Series: {we <3 this collection}
The Story of the Underground Railroad
The Story for the Battle for Iwo Jima
The Story of the Mayflower Compact
The Story of the Battle of the Bulge


We Shall Not Be Moved by Joan Dash
Phantom of the Opera {the red hardcover}
The Scarlet Pimpernal

I love seeing my children reading. I believe strongly in providing an environment rich in books to improve their minds. Used book store shopping is like treasure hunting and saves us hundreds of dollars on our collections.

1 comment:

Tristan said...

I've just started investigating TJEd and came across this site. It's neat to find so many book ideas! I'm a homeschooling mother to 7 children ages 10, 7, 6, 4, 3, 1, and 3 months and we can always use book ideas.
Thank you!