Nathan has really loved reading these books. They are similar to BOB Books except that they move along at a slower pace, and we think the stories are more interesting. There are 52 books in total. They are in the free domain. You can look at them and print them for free. The quality […]
The Golden Goblet This seemed to be Rylee’s favorite out the books we read for Egypt this year. It is from the perspective of the lower class in Egypt. I think the ending has such a sweet lesson to be learned.
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Mara, Daughter of the Nile I enjoyed this book, but I thought it was a little to old for Rylee (9). It was heavy on the romance (nothing inappropriate). There is a whipping of a woman that takes place that is pretty harsh as well. I plan to let Rylee read it […]
Richard Scarry’s What Do People Do All Day
This book is a little outdated, but it is still a keeper. It does a great job explaining what people do for their jobs. The illustrations have a lot going on in true Richard Scarry fashion. You could stare at them […]
The Cat of Bubastes: A Tale of Ancient Egypt by G. A. Henty
FREE (at the time of writing this post) KINDLE EDITION.
The Cat of Bubastes takes place in Ancient Egypt. This story is fun because it is told from the perspective of an Egyptian captive. […]
The Bee Tree by Patricia Polacco
The Bee Tree is a story about a little girl who tells her grandpa that she is bored with reading and wants to play outside. He leads the whole neighborhood on an adventure chasing bees. At the end helps her to […]
The Usborne Flip Flap Body Book
This is a fantastic introduction to the human body. All three of my kids enjoy it each time we read it. I don’t agree with every single thing, but I just discuss it with my kids. No biggie for us. It […]
We have been reading Treasury books all week! Tons of great stories. Unfortunately we have not finished any of them. Next week it will probably be a double long list. 🙂
Rylee lost her kindle yesterday, and so I cannot check to see what she has been reading… 🙁 […]
The Indian in the Cupboard
My kids are loving this series! We just started the second book. I frequently have to edit out words. It makes a good read aloud.
My First Book of Mormon Stories
Fablehaven, vol. 3: Grip of the Shadow […]
Nana Upstairs and Nana Downstairs
The story of a four year old boy who loves his grandparents and one day learns that his great grandmother has passed away. My kids really liked it. I could tell that it especially touched Nathan.
The Bee Tree […]