As the school year comes to an end, your children were probably sent home with a summer reading list intended to keep their reading level up to par and in full readiness for their next grade level. Well, we've compiled a Family Summer Reading List to keep your family in sync and grounded during a long crazy summer.
Toddlers & Preschoolers
My ABC Bible Verses from the Psalms - This colorful book touches on three principles: the alphabet, verse memorization, & God’s character.
Thoughts to Make Your Heart Sing - Told in a conversational tone, this book draws insight from creation, history, science, & writings from great thinkers & preachers.
God Made All of Me - In today’s world it’s easy for children to get confused about their bodies, but this book helps parents navigate the topic with their kids at an early age with a biblical point of view so children can protect themselves.
It Will Be Okay - As your children grow, they experience different levels of fear - real and imaginary. This book helps them learn how to trust God in any circumstance.
For Girls Only
The Care & Keeping of You - This is a secular book series for girls ages 8 and up. It simply helps girls be prepared for their changing bodies as they enter puberty. It strictly touches on health, cleanliness, and care of their little bodies. The series is designed for moms and daughters to read together. With illustrations that help take the awkwardness out of what could be a difficult time in a daughter’s life.
The Ology - Systematic theology through adventure, mystery, and wonder that leads children to the truth about God and the world around them.
Dinner Table Devotions - An easy devotional book designed to be shared as a family at the dinner table. Each chapter takes 10 to 15 minutes, but the results are meaningful.
Losing Control & Liking It - When teen sons and daughters enter adulthood, parents might have the tendency to attempt to exert more control, because their teens may start to abandon core Christian values, but this book offers help & relief of burden.
Age of Opportunity - Paul Tripp shows parents how to seize the opportunities to deepen communication with their children through their adolescent years.
Child Training Bible - The Child Training Bible is a tool that allows parent and children to go directly to the pages of Scriptures for instruction in 20 key areas with a complete section dedicated to the gospel.
Honey for a Child's Heart - An essential guide for parents wanting to find the best book for their children. The author offers advice on themes & narratives helping parents know what books are appropriate for the ages of their children.