Trivium Pursuit

Favorite Read Alouds

We recently ran a contest in our Homeschooling with the Trivium e-letter asking for favorite read alouds. Here are the results:

Lynn Reif — Banner in the Sky by James Ramsey Ullman
Debbie Speedy — Child’s Story Bible by Catherine Vos
Cindy Landreth — Cheaper by the Dozen by Frank Gilbreth, Jr.
Peggy Brooks — Look Out Jeremy Bean
Janet Langford — The Black Stallion by Walter Farley
Jenny Selberg — Just David by Eleanor H. Porter
Susan Hoffmann — Ralph Moody books
Penni Holt — Understood Betsy by Dorothy Canfield Fisher
Stefanie Feyer — Little Britches by Ralph Moody
Angela — Elsie Dinsmore by Martha Finley
K. Bunyard — Charlotte’s Web by EB White
Jacqueline Boj-Sode — Endurance by Alfred Lansing
Bradley Jamrozik — The Chronicles of Narnia series by C. S. Lewis
Jill Stanish — The Long Vacation by Jules Verne
Linda Bailey — Summer of the Monkeys by Wilson Rawls
Sylvia Atkinson — Crown and Covenant series by Douglas Bond
Jeff Heflin — Blackthorn Winter by Douglas Wilson
Ruth from NZ — Big Red by Jim Kjelgaard
LauraLyn Eberting — A Little Princess by Frances Hodgson Burnett
Susan Mertens — Moccasin Trail by Eloise Jarvis McGraw—————WINNER
Sarah Baugh — The Family Under the Bridge by Natalie Savage Carlson
Karen Dunham — Scottish Seas by Douglas Jones
Jenny Jensen — The Milly-Molly-Mandy Storybook by Joyce Lankester Brisley
Paula — Five Little Peppers And How They Grew
Shanna Thompson — ‘The Five Little Peppers and How They Grew
Kelly Ward — Eragon Series
Carola Basaj — The Light at Tern Rock
Sophia Wise — The Wilderking Trilogy by Jonathan Rogers
Carlos Valencia III — Laura Ingalls Wilder’s Little House series
Shanna Hinrichs — Little House on the Prairie Laura Ingalls Wilder
Sandra Klassen — Carry On, Mr. Bowditch by Jean Lee Latham
Megan Volmer — Go, Dog, Go by Dr. Seuss
Juli Pealstrom — Anne of Green Gables & Avonlea
Jatina Coburn — The Ordinary Princess by M. M. Kaye
Lilah Monger — Little Orphant Annie by James Whitcomb Riley
Debbie Ball from NZ — The Gorilla Hunters by R M Ballantyne
Laura Hazelip — the Bible first and then Narnia
Grissom Family — The House of Sixty Fathers by Meindert Dejong
Jessica Phillips — The Dog Crusoe by R.M. Ballantyne
Colton Zeitler — Swiss Family Robinson published in 1886 by Routledge
Michelle Moore — Buzzle Billy Learns to Share by Michael Waite
Tracey Tillson — Little Britches by Ralph Moody
Sue Miller — Shakespeare Stealer by Gary Blackwood
Monique Baysinger — Swallows and Amazons by Arthur Ransome
Michelle Wilt — Carry On, Mr. Bowditch by Jean Lee Latham
Maria Smith — Chocolate Fever by Robert Kimmel Smith
Heather Henderson — Mr. Pudgins by Ruth Christoffer Carlsen
Angela Childress — Under the Lilacs by L.M Alcott
Jamie Kraft — The Phantom Tollbooth by Norton Juster
Lyn Carradine — J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Hobbit
Sarah Walworth — Chitty Chitty Bang Bang by Ian Fleming
Suzanne Broadhurst — Big Red Barn by Margaret Wise Brown
Sandy Winkel — Where the Red Fern Grows by Wilson Rawls
Sara Reed — Christy by Catherine Marshall
Julia Anderson — The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis
Patricia Christianson — Karlsson on the Roof by Astrid Lindgren
Nancy Pritchertt — Castleberry’s Farm Mystery Series
Jeanne Berntson — Mara, Daughter of the Nile by Eloise Jarvis McGraw
Ana Molina — The Little House in the Prairie series, by Laura Ingalls Wilder

One Response to “Favorite Read Alouds”

  1. Matthew Says:

    Little britches – yes, excellent series.

    Elsie Dinsmore – not so much.

    Elsie is a pious snob, not a Christian worthy of emulation by any young girls I shall be responsible for as parent.

    I’ve reviewed a review on her books:
    http://www.ipandora.net/2007/08/15/elsie-dinsmore-snob/

    And the original review:
    http://www.readseries.com/auth-dm/phar1.html

    But I highly recommend that other, more worthwhile books be used to impress upon your ladies the wonderful nature of true girlhood.

    Unfortunately, I’m not aware, at the moment, of books that will suffice in that regard.

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