Books to Read

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:
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.

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