Good Summer Reading for Children and Youth

Children Desiring God Blog // Good Summer Reading for Children and Youth
Don’t you love summer? Your children can put away the “have to read” books that school demands and the intense schedule of the school year, and have long leisurely hours to…read! The following list of books includes some that your children can read and some that you can read together to not only give them the pleasure of reading, but also to nurture their souls and character. (The list progresses from younger to older readers.)

Hero Tales: A Family Treasury of True Stories from the Lives of Christian Heroes (Vol. 1-4)—Dave and Neta Jackson

Tales of the Kingdom—David and Karen Mains (Also sequels: Tales of the Resistance; Tales of the Restoration)

God Knows My Size! Silvia Tarniceriu—Harvey Yoder

The War for Mansoul—Ethel Barrett and John Bunyan (a contemporary version of Bunyan’s A Holy War). This book is recommended with the Midweek curriculum Fight the Good Fight and is available for a special offer of $8.99, while supplies last. We also recommend this delightful audio version.

Do Hard Things: A Teenage Rebellion Against Low Expectations—Alex and Brett Harris and Chuck Norris

The Pursuit of GodAW Tozer

Especially for Boys

The Kingdom’s Dawn Series—Chuck Black (6 book series starting with Kingdom’s Dawn). The first book, Kingdom’s Dawn, is recommended with the Youth curriculum Teach Me Your Way and is available for a special offer of $8.99, while supplies last.

Boyhood and Beyond: Practical Wisdom for Becoming a Man—Bob Schultz (Also: Created for Work: Practical Insights for Young Men)

The Mark of a Man: Following Christ’s Example of MasculinityElisabeth Elliot

Especially for Girls

Hinds Feet on High PlacesHannah Hurnard. This book is recommended with the Youth curriculum Teach Me Your Way and is available for a special offer of $6.99, while supplies last.

Beautiful GirlhoodKaren Andreola

 

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Written by Sally Michael

Sally Michael

Sally Michael is passionate about developing God-centered resources for the spiritual development of children in the home and at church. Sally also enjoys spending time with her three grandchildren.

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