Whose Eyes Are These? by Peg Hall
Just a fun book through different animal eyes which my youngest (2-year old) just like looking at and using the holes to pull the animals out of their different habitats. My second youngest (5 years old) loves animals so this passed with flying colors! This book is definitely more geared to little ones.
You Wouldn’t Love Me If You Knew By Jeanine St. John Taylor
A boy does something bad but tried to good to fix it. But no matter how good he tries to be, he feels scared that his family wouldn’t love him if they knew what he had done. This was a great read about forgiveness and love and my kids kept asking, “What did he do?” which I would reply, “Well, what is something you have done where you may have felt the same way?”
The Tower by Richard Paul Evans
You want a story about humility. This one is a pretty good start. I will always picture this tower and the wise woman on the ground feeding the birds. This story hit more my 7 year old and 9 year old.
The Blind Colt by Glen Rounds
This book is about a life of a blind colt that almost got shot because of it’s blindness. A young boy stops his Uncle from shooting it. It goes through the life of this horse and how it learns to get around, surviving different scenarios (like being stuck in a mud hole) and becomes the boy’s Sunday horse. A great book for horse lovers.
How To Build A Robot (With Your Dad) by Aubrey Smith
Lot of building ideas, mostly for robot costumes in the beginning, and in the back it mentions different robots from tv shows and movies. I don’t think my 9-year old son built anything from it, but he enjoyed looking at it.
It shows pictures of how Mount St. Helens looked before and after the volcano, also showing how things began to regrow there and how they learned a lot about how to understand volcanoes. They are now able to predict how volcanoes go off and how long it might take for different things, and why they go off. My science lover loved this the most. My daughter was like, “Are you done reading yet?” 🙂