Living Books- All Subjects

An on-going list of books we love to read over and over, new ones we discover and books we use for homeschooling! Feel free to leave comments and suggestions! Always looking for a good read!!  

“Homeschooling Core and Living Books”

Long Night Moon

For The Birds the life of Roger Tory Peterson by Peggy

Basket Moon by Mary Lyn Ray (Character study)

Winter in Songming by Page McBrier (China study)

Lewis and Clark and Me: A Dog’s Tale by Laurie Myers

Handbook of Nature Study by Anna Botsford Comstock

The Burgess Bird Book for Children by Thornton W. Burgess

Follow the Drinking gourd:an Underground Railroad Story by Cari, Meisler

American Cowboys- Jeff Svage

American History Stories by Mara L. Pratt

The Story Book of Science by Jean Henry Fabre

When Knights were bold by Eva March Tappan

The Crossing (sacagawea) by Donna Napul

I will come back for you: a family hiding during WW II

Eight Days: a story of Haiti by Edwidge Danticat

These Hands(civil rights) by Margaret Mason

101 Great American Poems Dover Thrift Editions

The Random House Book of Poetry for Children by Jack Prelutsky and Arnold Lobel

Wonder Struck  by Brian Selznick

The Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Grahame

The Story of Thomas Alva Edison by Margaret Cousins

If you lived in Colonial Times by Ann McGovern

The Sword in the Tree by Clyde Robert Bulla

13 American Artists Children Should Know

Civil War on Sunday by Mary Pope Osborne

Abraham Lincoln For the People  by Anne Colver

The Late Loon by Dean Bennett

Counting on the Woods– George Ella Lyon

The Little House by Virginia Lee Burton

The Birchbark House by Louise Erdrich

This is…Series

Fiona’s Lace by Blacco

Same Sun Here by House

“Books we love to Read”

He Came with the Couch by David Slonim

The Day the Crayons Quit by Drew Daywalt

Goodnight Moon by Margaret Wise Brown

The Boxcar Children by Gertrude Chandler Warner

The Magic Tree house by Mary Pope Osborne

EyeLike Nature: Sticks by PlayBac

I Love You Through and Through by Bernadette Rossetti-Shutak

Charlotte’s Web by E.B. White

The Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Grahame

The Giving Tree by Shel Silverstein

Demolition by Sally Sutton

Bats at the Beach by Brian Lies

Henry and Mudge by Cynthia Rylant

Go, Dog. Go! byP.D. Eastman

The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle

Big Red Barn by Margaret Wise Brown

The Enormous Egg

ABC Safari by Karen Lee

Alphabet City

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