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It’s Top Ten Tuesday again!  It’s a weekly bookish list created by The Broke and the Bookish. This week’s topic is: Top Ten Books I Want My Future Children to Read Nancy Drew I’m going to start this off with my obvious answer: Nancy Drew!  If you’ve been following me for a while, you’ll know how much I love Nancy Drew. So, naturally, I’m planning on having all my future children read Nancy Drew and… Read More

Title: Jane of Lantern Hill by L. M. Montgomery Pages: 288 Genres: Classic, Fiction, Children’s/Young Adult Published by: Seal Books (Nov. 1, 1989; originally published 1937) Summary For as long as she could remember, Jane Stuart and her mother lived with her grandmother in a dreary mansion in Toronto. Jane always believed her father was dead–until she accidentally learned he was alive and well and living on Prince Edward Island. When Jane spends the summer at his… Read More

Title: Runaway (Starlight Animal Rescue #1) by Dandi Daley Mackall Pages: 206 Genres: Middle Grade, Children’s Fiction, Contemporary, Christian Published by: Tyndale Kids (January 1st, 2008) Summary A new series by Dandi Daley Mackall, author of the best-selling Winnie the Horse Gentler series! I’ve run away seven times—never once to anything, just away from. Maybe that’s why they call me a “runaway,” and not a “run-to.” Meet 16-year-old Dakota Brown. She used to love all things “horse”… Read More

Title: Into The Wild by Erin Hunter Pages: 288 Genres: Adventure, Children’s/Middle Grade, Fiction, Animals, Fantasy Published by: HarperTrophy (January 9th, 2003) Summary For generations, four Clans of wild cats have shared the forest according to the laws laid down by their warrior ancestors. But the ThunderClan cats are in grave danger, and the sinister ShadowClan grows stronger every day. Noble warriors are dying– and some deaths are more mysterious than others. In the midst of… Read More