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Saturday, May 25, 2013

What We've Been Reading - April

Oops, I just noticed this in my drafts folder. I forgot to share it at the beginning of the month. I wasn't good about recording everyone's reading in April. We have been busy.

Preschool - Second Grade Read Alouds

Mossy by Jan Brett

Lady Hahn and Her Seven Friends by Yumi Heo

Petook: An Easter Story by Caryll Houselander
This is one of our favorite Easter picture books. The story can also be found in More Catholic Tales for Boys and Girls.

The Country Bunny and the Little Gold Shoes by Du Bose Heyward
The Easter bunny doesn't visit our house, but we still enjoy this clever story.

An Egg is for Wishing by Helen Kay
This is a sweet book.

Catholic Children's Treasure Box Books by Maryknoll Sisters

Bible Stories for Little Children under the approbation of Cardinal McCloskey

The Caboose Who Got Loose by Bill Peet

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

and more...

Second Grade

The Missing Tooth by Joanna Cole

The Story of Ferdinand by Munro Leaf

Sixth Grade

Ethelred Preston by Fr. Francis J. Finn, S.J.
This book and a couple of other titles by Fr. Finn are currently on sale for $3 at Tan Books via the above link.

The New Way Things Work by David MacAuley

The Return of the King by J.R.R. Tolkien

Eighth Grade

That Girl of Pierre'sby Robert Davis

The Phantom of the Opera by Gaston Leroux

20,000 Leagues Under the Sea by Jules Verne
Jules Verne was my maternal grandfather's godfather.

Tenth Grade

Maria Chapdelaine by Louis Hémon

Around the World in Eighty Days by Jules Verne
Jules Verne was my maternal grandfather's godfather. My mother used to say that we were related to him. I do not know whether this was through blood or marriage.

The Living Wood: Saint Helena and the Emperor Constantine by Louis de Wohl

Read Aloud

Enid Blyton's Nature Lover's Book by Enid Blyton

Sixty Saints for Boys by Joan Windham


The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien, read by Rob Inglis


  1. wonderful book list! Sixty Saints for Boys/Girls always brings a smile to my face! I think we've worn out two cop21ies of each over the years : )


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