Books (for Boys) Books (for Girls) Books (for Moms)

Books for Boys 
(as gathered by Rachel Balducci's Instagram Readers)

Michael Vey series                                  Calvin and Hobbes (my addition, a family fave!)


Blake and Mortimer comics                    Ranger's Apprentice: The Early Years (current fave)


Redwall                                                   Tin Tin Comics  

Lord of the Rings                                    Mike Lupica sports books


Narnia                                                      Gary Paulsen books


Percy Jackson                                          Raymond Arroyo's books


Tom Sawyer                                             Eragon series


Mysterious Benedict Society                   Wings of Fire


Freddy the Pig                                          Percy Jackson series


I Survived series                                       Land of Stories


Treasure Island                                         Dragons Love Tacos


Swiss Family Robinson                            Gregor the Overlander


Kidnapped                                                 Rangers Apprentice


Hardy Boys                                               Brotherband


The Green Ember                                      Rising Above


Hatchet                                                     100 Cupboard Series

My Side of the Mountain                         The Sign of the Beaver


Swallows and Amazons                            The Chronicles of Prydain


The Impossible Quest                               Peter Nimble



Books for Girls 
(as gathered by Rachel Balducci's Instagram Readers)

The Penderwicks                                         Boxcar Children


Nancy Drew                                                Thea Stilton


American Girl                                             Happy Hollisters


Trixie Belden                                              Betsy Tacy


The Bernadette Series                                 Lemony Snicket


The Land of Elyon                                      Indian in the Cupboard

Wingfeather Saga                                       Black Stallion


Ella Enchanted                                           Shadow Children series (my addition!)


Green Ember                                             Babysitters Club


Shoe books                                                Little House


Chime Travelers                                        Mary Poppins


Land of Stories                                         Meet the Austins


Doll People                                                The Littles


The Mitchells                                            Dear America Diaries


Ivy + Bean                                                 Mysterious Benedict Society


Ramona                                                      Narnia


Book Scavenger                                         Rising Above


Sisters Grimm                                            Judy Moody


Incorrigible Children of Ashton Place        The Borrowers


All of a Kind Family                                  The Rescuers


The Princess and The Goblin                    E. Nesbit books


The Princess and Curdie                             Marguerite Henry horse books



The following book recommendations come to us by way of Jenny Uebbing at Mama Needs Coffee.  Please read her post here for more detailed descriptions about each of her picks, and thanks to Jenny for letting me repost them here!

Fiction lite (suitable for beach, plane ride, or mindless late-night consumption*)


Aspirational self improvement/business memoirs/human interest:
World War II novels set somewhere in Europe:
YA Lit that won’t make you want to scratch your eyes out: 
  • Echo by Pam Munoz Ryan
  • Wonder by Rachel J. Palacio
Religious/Spiritual reads:
Nonfiction:
Fiction:
Borderline recs (proceed with caution depending upon sensitivity):

This list will constantly be added to as I get bloggers to share with me their book lists :) Also, I am an Amazon Affiliate which means that when you click through and buy with my links, you are helping my family get a teeny kickback at no cost to you.  Thanks for shopping!

1 comment:

  1. For World War 2, I loved A Thread of Grace by Mary Doria Russell. In fiction I loved A Father's Tale by Michael D. O'Brien.

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