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    Books Read in June

    July 19, 2012 by Brandy Vencel

    Even though we had lots of company and helped host a conference, E-Age-Ten found time to read like a maniac, which is to say that he found time to be himself. I remember reading all the time in the summers as a child and, frankly, these lists are making me miss being a child! I am, sadly, down to one book at a time. I’ve reach a new low.

    But that’s not why we’re here. We’re here to talk about what a ten-year-old boy is reading, in case you need ideas. Obviously, lots of ten-year-old boys don’t read at this pace, but this book list might have some options  to choose from, nonetheless.

    Books Read in June

    E’s June Favorite
    {actually, all three in the series}

    The Chestnut King by ND Wilson

    The Swiss Twins by Lucy Fitch Perkins
    Duncan’s War by Douglas Bond
    King’s Arrow by Douglas Bond
    Rebel’s Keep by Douglas Bond
    You Can Farm by Joel Salatin
    Sir Nigel by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
    Men of Iron by Howard Pyle
    In the Days of Queen Victoria by Eva Tappan
    The Irish Twins by Lucy Fitch Perkins
    The Reb and the Redcoats by Constance Savery
    The Lost Baron by Allen French
    Gentle Ben by Walt Morey
    E.’s Other June Favorite

    Lulu’s Library {Vol. 2} by Louisa May Alcott

    At Agincourt: A Tale of the White Hoods of Paris by GA Henty
    Amos Fortune: Free Man by Elizabeth Yates
    Tree of Freedom by Rebecca Caudill
    The Little Book of the Flag by Eva Tappan
    It was hard to decide on a favorite this month, and honestly, The Chestnut King was in the running as well.
    Any suggestions that we should add to our family library?

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    2 Comments

  • Reply Sara July 20, 2012 at 3:57 pm

    Wow – lots of breadth here! My eleven year old daughter and I are going to be requesting Tree of Freedom by Rebecca Caudill from our library! And I’ve pegged At Agincourt: A Tale of the White Hoods of Paris for later in our World History studies! Thanks!

    • Reply Brandy @ Afterthoughts July 20, 2012 at 5:45 pm

      Glad you found some titles you liked. 🙂

      I try not to overdo GA Henty, but his books really *are* fantastic. Tree of Freedom was a leftover free read from AO Y4 that somehow got lost in the back of my shelves. Better late than never, right? 🙂

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