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Saturday, 15 April 2017

Avid Reader Books - Children's Choices

The boys have been steadily work through the books they chose for the Christian Reading Challenge that we are working through this year, and are all about to embark on the second list of books. The 9 and 11 year old have managed this fairly comfortably, and have also read lots of other books too. My 7 year old has surprised me by finishing the books on his list (he has a small chunk of one book left to complete). He hasn't been reading lots of other material too, but has really enjoyed the challenge and was very keen to continue.


Here are the books they have chosen for the next stage:

11 Year Old's Books:

1)     A book written by a Puritan: The Holy War by John Bunyan
2) A book by or about a missionary: Jungle Doctor Meets a Lion by Paul White
3) A book about Christian living: Commanded by L. H. Martin
4) A commentary on a book of the Bible: Introducing Acts by David Cook
5) A book about the Reformation: When Lightning Struck! by Danika Cooley
6) A book about theology: The Ology by Marty Machowski
7) A book recommended by a family member: I, Robot by Isaac Asimov
8) A book with a great cover: The Secret Keepers by Trenton Lee Stewart
9) A book on the current New York Times list of bestsellers: The Adventures of Dog Man: Dog Man by Dav Pilkey
10) A book about church history: The King’s Arrow by Douglas Bond
11) A book of 100 pages or less: The Black Island (The Adventures of Tintin) by Hergé
12) A book of your choice: Gulliver’s Travels by Jonathan Swift
13) A book that won a prize: The Family from One End Street by Eve Garnett

9 Year Old's Books:

1) A book written by a Puritan: Pilgrim’s Progress by John Bunyan
2) A book by or about a missionary: Jungle Doctor Meets a Lion by Paul White
3) A book about Christian living: A Boy's Guide to Making Really Good Choices by Jim George
4) A commentary on a book of the Bible: Introducing Acts by David Cook
5) A book about the Reformation: When Lightning Struck! by Danika Cooley
6) A book about theology: Cross-Examined by Mark Meynell
7) A book recommended by a family member: Look Into My Eyes (Ruby Redfort 1) by Lauren Child
8) A book with a great cover: The King’s Arrow by Douglas Bond
9) A book on the current New York Times list of bestsellers: The Adventures of Dog Man: Dog Man by Dav Pilkey
10) A book about church history: The Rebel’s Keep by Douglas Bond
11) A book of 100 pages or less: The Black Island (The Adventures of Tintin) by Hergé
12) A book of your choice: Take Your Last Breath (Ruby Redfort 2) by Lauren Child
13) A book that won a prize: The Family from One End Street by Eve Garnett

7 Year Old's Books:

1) A book written by a Puritan: Little Pilgrim’s Progress by Helen L. Taylor
2) A book by or about a missionary: John G. Paton: South Sea Island Rescue by Kay Walsh
3) A book about Christian living: A Boy's Guide to Making Really Good Choices by Jim George
4) A commentary on a book of the Bible: The Biggest Story by Kevin DeYoung & Don Clark
5) A book about the Reformation: John Calvin: After Darkness Light by Catherine MacKenzie
6) A book about theology:  A Boy After God’s Own Heart by Jim George
7) A book recommended by a family member: The Phantom Tollbooth by Norton Juster
8) A book with a great cover: Running Wild by Michael Morpurgo
9) A book on the current New York Times list of bestsellers: The Adventures of Dog Man: Dog Man by Dav Pilkey
10) A book about church history: Peril and Peace by Mindy & Brandon Withrow
11) A book of 100 pages or less: The Black Island (The Adventures of Tintin) by Hergé
12) A book of your choice: Paddington Helps Out by Michael Bond
13) A book that won a prize: The Family from One End Street by Eve Garnett



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