Saturday, January 01, 2005

Over the years, our family has enjoyed reading together in the evenings. We usually read about a half an hour an evening. During the course of the past dozen years we have read a variety of literature, fiction and non-fiction alike. The following are the books that we can recollect reading together. Other individual family favorites are listed below.

Currently Reading... In Search of the Source, Neil Anderson with Hyatt Moore

All-Time Favorites…

Bright Valley of Love, Edna Hong
Uncle Tom's Cabin, Harriet Beecher Stowe
The Hiding Place, Corrie Ten Boom
Les Miserables, Victor Hugo
To Kill a Mockingbird, Harper Lee
The Brothers Karamazov, Fyodor Dostoevsky
A Tale of Two Cities, Charles Dickens
The Grapes of Wrath, John Steinbeck T
The Von Trapp Family Singers, Maria Von Trapp
The Heavenly Man, Brother Yun and Paul Hattaway
Cheaper By the Dozen, Frank B. Gilbreth, Ernestine Gilbreth Carey
All Creatures Great and Small (And continuing series), James Herriot
Little House on the Prarie (And continuing series), Laura Ingalls Wilder
Anne of Green Gables, L.M. Montgomery

Individual Family Favorites…


The Sword of Fire, William R. McGrath
The Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court, Mark Twain
The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe, C.S. Lewis
Willowbrook Farm, Katherine D. Christ
Jack of the Pony Express, Frank V. Webster
The Hardy Boys Series, Franklin W. Dixon
The Great Illustrated Classics Series


Three Go Searching, Patricia St. John
The Fourth Candle, Patricia St. John
Little Women, Louisa May Alcott


These Strange Ashes, Elisabeth Elliot
Christy, Catherine Marshall
Across Five Aprils, Irene Hunt
The Bronze Bow, Elizabeth George Speare


The Killer Angels, Michael Shaara
The Hobbit, J.R.R. Tolkien


House Calls and Hitching Posts, Dorcas Sharp Hoover


Shadow of the Almighty, Elisabeth Elliot
A Chance to Die, Elisabeth Elliot
Crime and Punishment, Fyodor Dostoevsky
The Unsettling of America, Wendell Berry
The Poetry of John Greenleaf Whittier, Ed. William Jolliff
A Testament of Devotion, Thomas Kelly
The Great Divorce, C.S. Lewis
The Screwtape Letters, C.S. Lewis
Reflection on the Psalms, C.S. Lewis
The Fisherman's Lady, George MacDonald


Love and Respect, Emerson Eggerichs


Life Together, Deitrich Bonhoeffer
The Cost of Discipleship, Deitrich Bonhoeffer

And Others We Have Read...

Runaway Linda, Marjorie Hill Allee
The City of Joy, Dominique Lopierre
Living Waters, Brother Yun and Paul Hattaway
The Way of the Sacred Tree, Edna Hong
The Little American Girl, Marjorie Hill Allee
Spencer's Mountain, Earl Hamner, Jr.
Christy, Catherine Marshall
I Heard The Owl Call My Name, Margaret Craven
The Baronet's Song, George MacDonald
Cry, the Beloved Country, Alan Paton
Left to Tell, Immaculee Ilibagiza
Miracles on the Water, Tom Nagorski
Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea, Jules Verne
Crum Elbow Folks, Percy R. Barnes
Bears, Bibles, and a Boy: Memories of the Adirondacks, Jesse David Roberts
My Russian Yesterdays, Catherine De Hueck Doherty
Treasures of the Snow, Patricia St. John
The Sojourner, Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings
Little Britches (And series), Ralph Moody
Blue Willow, Doris Gates
The Little Red Pony, John Steinbeck
Smuggler for God, Brother Andrew
The Good Master, Kate Seredy
Singing Tree, Kate Seredy
Jane’s Island, Marjorie Hill Allee
Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm,
Kate Douglas Wiggin Oliver Twist,
Charles Dickens Me and Caleb, Franklyn E. Meyer
The Scarlet Pimpernel, Orczy Emmuska
66 Sumac Lane, Edna Hong
From This Good Earth, Edna Hong
The Scarlet Letter, Nathaniel Hawthorne
The Cross and the Switchblade, David Wilkerson
The Swiss Family Robinson, Johann Wyss
Heidi, Johanna Spyri
The Yearling, Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings
Pilgrims Progress, John Bunyan
The Friendly Persuasion, Jessamyn West
My Side of the Mountain, Jean Craighood George
All Quiet on the Western Front, Erich Maria Remarque
Tom Sawyer, Mark Twain
Red Badge of Courage, Stephen Crane
Autobiography of George Muller, George Muller
Freddie Goes to Florida, Walter Brooks & Kurt Weise
Jane Eyre, Charlotte Bronte
In the Presence of My Enemies, Gracia Burnham and Dean Merrill Rascal, Sterling North
The Black Stallion, Walter Farley
The House of Seven Gables, Nathaniel Hawthorne
Tramp for the Lord, Corrie Ten Boom
Don Quixote, Miguel de Cervantes
Lord of the Flies, William Golding
Life with Father, Clarence Day
Escape from Slavery, Frances Bok
Treasure Island, Robert Loius Stevenson
Ben Hur, Lew Wallace
Quo Vadis, Henryk Sienkiewicz
Eight Cousins, Louisa May Alcott
A Walk in the Woods, Bill Bryce
Dr. Zhivago, Boris Pasternak
Belles on Their Toes, Frank B. Gilbreth and Ernestine Gilbreth Carey
Mother, Kathleen Norris

Compiled Short Stories…

The Book of Virtues, William Bennett
Walk in the Light, Leo Tolstoy
Home for Christmas, Miriam Leblanc and David G. Klein
Candles in the Dark, Margaret Cooper Brinton, et al.
Stories of the Underground Railroad, Anna L. Curtis
Ghosts of the Mohawk, Anna L. Curtis Eight of a Kind, Betty M. Hockett
More than Empty Dreams, Betty M. Hockett