From a Christian perspective. A wonderful guide to well-written, interesting books that embody the values Christians hold dear. The author's goal is to expose children to books which will build character and instill a love for good literature. In the spirit of Charlotte Mason's philosophy, the author has provided us with a listing of hundreds of what she considers "living books" - books that "open windows onto the world God made for man to live in". Her extensive list is arranged by subject and includes a summary and evaluation of each. A welcome addition to your bookshelf - helping you to be wise in the selection of literature to be "consumed" by your children. 320 pgs.
A love for reading is one of the most precious gifts that we can give children. It nurtures their imagination and creativity, lets them explore other worlds, and opens their minds to new truths and knowledge in appealing, inspiring ways. But how can we sort through thousands of children's books to discover the really worthwhile ones?
Elizabeth Wilson offers us a newly revised, comprehensive guide to the very best in children's literature. Just as in the original volume, she comments on the tone and content of excellently written, captivating books in over two dozen subject areas. Hundreds of new titles have been added while retaining timeless classics and modern favorites-all of which respect traditional values. So that no matter what the children's ages are or whether they love fact or fiction, you can trust these books to share things that you can believe in and kids will delight in.