Since September is almost over, it seems like I should post E-Age-Ten’s final summer lists! I am always amazed and his desire to reread books–some of the books on this list he first read when he was six or seven, but he still brings them back out a couple times a year. I suppose I could say we’re getting our money’s worth.
Books Read in July
The Wonder Clock by Howard Pyle
Caddie Woodlawn by Carol Ryrie Brink
The Princess and Curdie by George MacDonald
The Story of Stephen Decatur by Iris Vinton
John Wanamaker by Olive Burt
The Sign of the Beaver by Elizabeth George Speare
Duncan’s War by Douglas Bond
Gabriel and the Hour Book by Evaleen Stein
The Fields of Home by Ralph Moody
The Story of John Paul Jones by Iris Vinton
The Story of Dwight D. Eisenhower by Arthur Beckhard
Books Read in August
A Knight of the White Cross by GA Henty
The Boy Mechanic: Vol. 1 from Popular Mechanics
A Final Reckoning: A Tale of Bush Life in Australia by GA Henty
Unknown to History by Charlotte Yonge
Riley Child Rhymes by James Whitcomb Riley
He told me he didn’t read as many in August because he read Unknown to History, which is quite lengthy. Apparently, it was worth it, since he labeled it as his favorite for the month.
I’ll be curious to see how many he reads this month, as it was full of school reading rather than leisurely…
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