Forgotten Favorites in Youth Literature
Are you looking for Children and Young Adult books that are worth reading? You’ve come to the right place! I have a master list of over 700 titles to share. My purpose with this blog is to share book titles that most parents today have either forgotten about or never heard of in the first place. I have a degree in English Literature, I’m a mother of five, grandmother of eight and homeschooled my children for 15 years. Our family read hundreds of books together over the past 30+ years. I hope you’ll join me as we remember the best that Youth Literature has to offer.
Category Archives: Memoir
Yes, here I am again recommending ANOTHER book by James Herriot! If your children are too young for the All Creatures Great and Small etc. books, James Herriot’s Treasury for Children is a darling collection of short stories with gorgeous … Continue reading
Do I like animals? Yes. Do I LOVE animals? Not particularly. Despite my ambivalent feelings about the animal kingdom, I am a HUGE fan of the James Herriot books! If you’ve not yet met Dr. Herriot (a talented, self-deprecating country … Continue reading
There’s something to be said for a book that makes you wish you’d been part of a poor immigrant family living in New York’s upper east side on the eve of World War I. Sydney Taylor’s time-honored classic does just … Continue reading