Here’s what we’ve been reading, requesting or listening to lately.
Chasitie (age 3) – The Best Nest by P.D. Eastman Mrs. Bird needs a new nest . . . or does she?
Piggies by Don and Audrey Wood A rhyme for quieting little fingers.
Naomi (age 3) – I Love It When You Smile by Sam McBratney Mama kangaroo will go to any length to cheer up her little one.
The Stray Dog by Marc Simont How “Willie” finds a home (true story!) I’m sure Naomi wishes this would happen to her.
Andrew (age 6) – Frog and Toad Treasury by Arnold Lobel A humorous chronicle of the everyday adventures experienced in good friendship.
Samuel (age 9) – The Magician’s Nephew by C.S. Lewis 6th book in the Chronicles of Narnia series.
Jonathan (age 9) – He claims that he’s not read anything good this month. I do know, though, that he has enjoyed our current read aloud, Five Children and It by E. Nesbit. 5 children discover an ancient Psammead (or Sand Fairy) while on summer vacation. They discover that their dearest wishes aren’t quite what they expected!
Mom – The Good Master by Kate Seredy This wonderful story set on the plains of Hungary is a Newbery Honor book from 1935!
Dad – The Conviction to Lead: 25 Principles for Leadership That Matters by Albert Mohler