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Curricula and Learning Links - Language Arts

Suggested Books for Boys

Participants on our message boards recommend these books. As always, you should peruse the book first to make sure it agrees with your family's beliefs and standards. Most of these books may be found at your public library, but if you would like to buy them, please use our links for Amazon, Barnes and Noble, Alibris, or Christian Book Distributors, and help support our site.

Especially for Boys (8-12 year olds)

  • The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
  • Huckleberry Finn
  • Boxcar Children
  • The Hardy Boys
  • Hank the Cowdog
  • Little Britches
  • Sugar Creek Gang
  • My Father's Dragon
  • Encyclopedia Brown
  • The American Adventures
  • Danny Dunn
  • Little House on the Prairie
  • Indian In the Cupboard
  • Return of the Indian in the Cupboard
  • Charlottes Web
  • Billy and Blaze
  • Blaze and the Mountain Lion
  • Dr. Dolittle
  • Henry & the Clubhouse
  • Henry Huggins
  • The Saturdays
  • The Four-Story Mistake
  • Then There Were Five
  • Spiderweb for Two
  • Gone-Away Lake
  • Return to Gone-Away
  • Thimble Summer
  • Bullseye Step-Into-Classics
  • Childhood of Famous Americans
  • Landmark Series

Books for Teen Boys

  • Lord of the Rings series
  • Out of the Silent Planet by C.S. Lewis
  • Perlandra by C.S. Lewis
  • That Hideous Strength by C.S. Lewis
  • Redwall series
  • Left Behind Kids
  • Hatchet and the Haymeadow
  • G.A. Henty books
  • Frank Peretti books