The moral reader

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A partial list of books Michael Gurian believes will help convey human values to children. A partial list of books Michael Gurian believes will help convey human values to children.

FOR THE VERY YOUNG READER Aesop's Fables

The Giving Tree, by Shel Silverstein

Recommended: Default

Stevie, by John Steptoe

What is God?, by Etan Boritzer

ELEMENTARY-SCHOOL CHILD

The Little Prince By Antoine de Saint Exupry

When Dinosaurs Die By Laurene Krasny Brown and Marc Brown

The Children's Book of Virtues By William J. Bennett

The Chronicles of Narnia By C.S. Lewis

Grimm's Fairy Tales

MIDDLE-SCHOOLER

Harry Potter and the Scorcerer's Stone By J.K. Rowling

The Education of Little Tree By Forrest Carter

Bless the Beasts and the Children By Glendon Swarthout

The Shiloh Trilogy By Phyllis Reynolds Naylor

The Book of Virtues for Young People By William J. Bennett

Lord of the Flies By William Golding

HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT

To Kill a Mockingbird By Harper Lee

Sophie's World By Jostein Gaarder

Ender's Game and the Seventh Son By Orson Scott Card

Siddhartha By Hermann Hesse

The Last Temptation of Christ By Nikos Kazantzakis

The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain

Sheehan, by Terry Trueman

The Lost Boy, by David S. Pelzer

The Chosen, by Chaim Potok

For the very young reader Aesop's Fables

The Giving Tree, by Shel Silverstein

Stevie, by John Steptoe

What is God?, by Etan Boritzer

Elementary-school child

The Little Prince By Antoine de Saint Exupry

When Dinosaurs Die By Laurene Krasny Brown and Marc Brown

The Children's Book of Virtues By William J. Bennett

The Chronicles of Narnia By C.S. Lewis

Grimm's Fairy Tales

Middle-schooler

Harry Potter and the Scorcerer's Stone By J.K. Rowling

The Education of Little Tree By Forrest Carter

Bless the Beasts and the Children By Glendon Swarthout

The Shiloh Trilogy By Phyllis Reynolds Naylor

The Book of Virtues for Young People By William J. Bennett

Lord of the Flies By William Golding

High school student

To Kill a Mockingbird By Harper Lee

Sophie's World By Jostein Gaarder

Ender's Game and the Seventh Son By Orson Scott Card

Siddhartha By Hermann Hesse

The Last Temptation of Christ By Nikos Kazantzakis

The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain

Sheehan, by Terry Trueman

The Lost Boy, by David S. Pelzer

The Chosen, by Chaim Potok

(c) Copyright 1999. The Christian Science Publishing Society

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