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.
Tag Archives: Science Fiction
Earth has been invaded by aliens! The alien Masters and their mechanical Tripods (much like those AT-AT Walkers from Star Wars– yes, I had to look that name up) have brainwashed and enslaved one country after another. In their effort … Continue reading
“The son of a professional cricketer and a lady’s maid, H. G. Wells (1866-1946) served apprenticeships as a draper and a chemist’s assistant before winning a scholarship to the prestigious Normal School of Science in London. While he is best … Continue reading
I’m sure you’ve heard the melodious name Shangri-la before, but did you know it comes from the 1933 novel Lost Horizon by James Hilton? I bet you feel smarter already! Four American embassy workers crash-land a private plane in the … Continue reading
“Descend, bold traveler, into the crater of the jokull of Snaefell, which the shadow of Scartaris touches before the Kalends of July, and you will attain the centre of the earth. I did it. Arne Saknussemm” In 1863 Professor Lidenbrock … Continue reading