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Wednesday, 14 December 2016

2017 Christian Reading Challenge (7 Year Old's Books)

As a family, we are going to attempt this Christian Reading challenge next year. I've written about this here.

Today, I helped my 7 year old pick out his books. There are 13 books in the Light Reader challenge, and we have picked 12 of them; the 13th is a book published in 2017, which we will have to choose later. As my son is only 7, and will want to read other books as well, I am expecting him to read these over the whole year, and not to go onto the next level of the challenge.

7 Year Old's Books

Here are the books we have picked:

1)A biography: Carry On, Mr Bowditch by Jean Lee Latham

2) A classic novel: Alice's Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll

3) A book about history: Julius Caesar by Rachel Firth

4) A book targeted at your gender: Ten Boys who Changed the World by Irene Howat

5) A book about theology: The Ology by Marty Machowski

6) A book with at least 400 pages: The Invention of Hugo Cabret by Brian Selznick

7) A book your pastor (Daddy!) recommends: Hudson Taylor- An Adventure Begins by Catherine Mackenzie

8) A book about Christian living: How to be a Bible Warrior by C.M. Mackenzie

9) A book more than 100 years old: Just So Stories by Rudyard Kipling

10) A book published in 2017: To be decided!

11) A book for children or teens: Charlotte's Web by E.B. White

12) A book of your choice: Danny the Champion of the World by Roald Dahl

13) A book about a current issue: Case for Christ for Kids by Lee Strobel

Clearly I've had to stick to the categories loosely for this age, but I think we've kept to the spirit of the challenge. I'm hoping that he will enjoy working through them over the year.

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