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Thursday, November 29, 2012

What We've Been Reading - November

I wasn't very good about keeping track of what we read this month.

Preschool - Second Grade Read Alouds

A Bargain For Frances by Russell Hoban

Bible Stories for Little Children under the approbation of Cardinal McCloskey (excerpt here)

Blaze Finds Forgotten Roads by C.W. Anderson

A Child's Garden of Verses by Robert Louis Stevenson, illustrated by Tasha Tudor

Cinderella illustrated by K.Y. Craft

Cranberry Thanksgiving by Ende Devlin

Jesse Bear, What Will You Wear? by Nancy White Carlstrom

Miniature Stories of the Saints by Rev. Daniel A. Lord, SJ

Mousekin's Thanksgiving by Edna Miller

Over the River and Through the Wood by Lydia Maria Child, illustrated by Brinton Turkle
The Tale of Timmy Tiptoes by Beatrix Potter

The Tale of Tom Kitten by Beatrix Potter

The Thanksgiving Story by Alice Dalgliesh

Second Grade

Caps for Sale: A Tale of a Peddler, Some Monkeys and Their Monkey Business by Esphyr Slobodkina

Goody O'Grumpity by Carol Ryrie Brink

Fifth Grade

Baby Island by Carol Ryrie Brink

The Bobbsey Twins of Lakeport by Laura Lee Hope

The Disappearing Staircase Mystery (Boxcar Children) by Gertrude Chandler Warner

Galewood Crossing by Alta Halverson Seymour

Outlaws of Ravenhurst by M. Imelda Wallace
Theresa liked this book so much last month that she decided to reread it this month.

Sixth Grade

North American Wildlife by David Jones

Eighth Grade

Between the Forest and the Hills by Ann Lawrence

Eight Cousins by Louisa May Alcott

Galewood Crossing by Alta Halverson Seymour

Kisses from Katie: A Story of Relentless Love and Redemption by Katie J. Davis

An Old-Fashioned Thanksgiving by Louisa May Alcott, illustrated by Holly Johnson

The Silmarillion by J.R.R. Tolkien, edited by Christopher Tolkien
We have an older edition of this book.

Tenth Grade

Galewood Crossing by Alta Halverson Seymour

The Merchant of Venice by William Shakespeare (We read this play together.)

Modern Saints: Their Lives and Faces by Ann Ball


The Dyslexic Advantage: Unlocking the Hidden Potential of the Dyslexic Brain by Brock L. Eide, M.D., M.A. and Fernette F. Eide, M.D. 

The Mirror of True Womanhood by Rt. Rev. Monsignor Bernard O'Reilly, D.D., L.D.

We and Our Children by Mary Reed Newland

Read Aloud

Around the Year Once upon a Time Saints by Ethel Pochocki
Patrick really enjoys Ethel Pochocki's sense of humor.

Men of Iron by Howard Pyle

Saint Dominic and the Rosary by Catherine Beebe

Saints for Young People for Every Day of the Year by the Daughters of St. Paul


I checked these audiobooks out, so that I could listen to the stories. Please note, I do not feel that they are appropriate for young children.

The Innocence of Father Brown Vol. 2by G.K. Chesterton, read by David Timson

The Wisdom of Father Brownby G.K. Chesterton, read by Frederick Davidson

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