Family Read-Alouds

This is a list of all the chapter books that we have read aloud. Maybe you will find something you are interested in trying out on our list!

Homer Price
Little House in the Big Woods
Little House on the Prairie
Betsy-Tacy ::: Review
Betsy-Tacy and Tib
On the Banks of Plum Creek
Tumtum and Nutmeg ::: Review
The Lion, the Witch & the Wardrobe
Betsy-Tacy and Tib Go Over the Big Hill
Peter Pan

2010 Read Alouds:
My Father's Dragon ::: Review
The Bobbsey Twins
Fantastic Mr. Fox ::: Review
Prince Caspian
Mrs. Piggle Wiggle
The Voyage of the Dawn Treader
The Silver Chair ::: Review
The Collected Tales of Nurse Matilda (Nanny McPhee) (Blogged)
Farmer Boy (Blogged)
Mercy Watson to the Rescue
Tumtum and Nutmeg: The Rose Cottage Tales

2011 Read-Alouds:
Mandy by Julie Andrews Edwards (Blogged here and here)
Basil of Baker Street (Blogged)
The Saturdays
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (Blogged)
Shanghied to China: Story of Hudson Taylor by Dave & Neta Jackson
Caddie Woodlawn
Squanto, Friend of the Pilgrims by Clyde Bulla)

2012 Read-Alouds:
Little Men (blogged)
The Long Winter (blogged)
Ben and Me (blogged)
The Matchlock Gun (blogged)
The Trumpet of the Swan (blogged)
The Cricket in Times Square (blogged)
A Nest for Celeste (blogged)
The Magician's Nephew (blogged)
Little Town on the Prairie
Rabbit Hill (blogged)
Just So Stories by Rudyard Kipling
The Prairie Thief

2013 Read-Alouds:
Jane of Lantern Hill, Montgomery 1/29/2013 (r/a)
The Railway Children, E. Nesbit (r/a)
Winona's Pony Cart, Lovelace (r/a) Reading to Know bookclub
Betsy & Tacy Go Downtown, Lovelace (r/a)
Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, Ian Fleming 4/17/2013 (r/a)
Wizard of Oz, Baum (r/a)
Sign of the Beaver (r/a)
Little Sir Galahad, Lamplight books (r/a - t)
Little Threads, Elizabeth Prentiss (Lamplighter books) (r/a) blogged
Robin Hood (r/a), 8/15/2013
Castle in the Attic (r/a), Elizabeth Winthrop, 8/26/2013
The Reluctant Dragon (r/a), Kenneth Grahame, 8/29/2013
A Wrinkle in Time, Madeline L'Engle 9/18/2013
The Door in the Wall, Marguerite de Angeli (r/a) 9/26/2013
Leonardo da Vinci, Giants of Science, Kathleen Krull 10/16/2013
Basil, Of Industry and honesty, Lamplighters Books 10/17/2013
The Whipping Boy, Sid Fleischman 10/23/2013
Titus (Lamplighter CD) 10/22/2013
A Midsummer Night's Dream 10/28/2013
Most of our 2013 fall read-alouds were blogged here in one giant wrap-up post!

2014 Read-Alouds:
Little Women, Part 1, Louisa May Alcott (r/a)
Julie of the Wolves, r/a 1/29/2014 blogged
Mary Poppins, P.L. Travers (r/a) 2/10/2014
These Happy Golden Years, r/a 2/28/2014 blogged
The Book of Three, Lloyd Alexander 3/19/2014
Henry Reed, Inc, Keith Robertson 4/14/2014
The Wolves of Willoughby Chase, jean Aiken, 4/28/2014
Story of the World, Volume 2, Susan Wise Bauer, 4/29/2014
The Little Princess, Francis Hodges Burnett, 5/23/2014
The Horse and His Boy, C.S. Lewis 6/18/2014
The Black Cauldron, Lloyd Alexander 8/1/2014
Henry Reed's Babysitting Service, Keith Roberson
The Last Battle, C.S. Lewis 8/21/2014
Pedro's Journal, Pam Conrad 9/8/2014 r/a
The Princess and the Goblin, George MacDonald (r/a) 10/8/2014
Winnie the Pooh, AA Milne (r/a with Ethan at bedtime 10//16/2014
The 13 Clocks, James Thurber (r/a) 10/17/2014
James and the Giant Peach, Roald Dahl 11/6/2014
The Wise Woman, George Macdonald 12/7/2014 (Evening w/ T)
Alice in Wonderland, Lewis Carroll 12/9/2014
The 24 Days of Christmas by Madeline L'Engle (r/a) 12/15/2014

The Story Girl by L.M. Montgomery 2/4/2015
The Golden Road by L.M. Montgomery 3/5/2015
Amos Fortune, Free Man by Elizabeth Yates (R/a) 3/23/2015
The Green Ember by S.D. Smith 4/24/2015
All of a Kind Family by Sydney Taylor 5/4/2015
The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett 5/27/2015
All of a Kind Family Downtown, Sidney Taylor r/a 7/22/2015
The Castle of Llyr, Prydian Chronicles, Book 3 by Lloyd Alexander 8/7/2015
Charlotte's Web by E.B. White 8/17/2015
Tirzah by Lucille Harris 9/3/2015
Swiss Family Robinson by Johann David Wyss 10/1/2015 r/a
The Black Star of Kingston by S.D. Smith 10/9/2015
The Golden Goblet by Eloise Jarvis Wilkins ... 11/4/2015 r/a
The First Four Years by Laura Ingalls Wilder r/a
The Secret of the Old Clock by Carolyn Keene 12/2/2015
The Family Under the Bridge


The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis 1/25/2016
Beautiful Stories of Shakespeare by E. Nesbit 2/8/2016
Anne of Green Gables by L.M. Montgomery 2/10/2016
The Twenty-One Balloons by William Pene du Bois 2/19/2016
All of a Kind Family Uptown by Sydney Taylor 3/4/2016
Ella of All of a Kind Family by Sydney Taylor 3/14/2016
Danny, the Champion of the World by Roald Dahl r/a 4/4/2016
Story of the World, Volume 1 by Susan Wise Bauer 4/14/2016 r/a
Pages of History by Veritas Press 4/25/2016 
The Enchanted Castle by E. Nesbit 5/5/2016
Taran Wanderer, book 4, Chronicles of Prydian by Lloyd Alexander 5/31/2016
The High King by Lloyd Alexander (Chronicles of Prydian #5) 7/13/2016
The BFG by Roald Dahl 8/9/2016 
Tumtum and Nutmeg: Adventures Beyond Nutmouse Hall by Emily Bearn 9/2/2016
The Burgess Animal Book for Children by Thornton Burgess 9/15/2016
A Bear Called Paddington by Michael Bond r/a with Ethan 10/7/2016
King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table by Roger Lancelyn Green 10/12/2016
Ember Falls by SD Smith 11/17/2016
Half Magic by Edward Eager 12/14/2016

Animal Planet Chapter Book: Sharks (w/ Ethan) 1/19/2016
The Rise and Fall of Mount Majestic by Jennifer Trafton 1/23/2016
Harry Potter and the Sorceror's Stone (w/ Betsy, and whoever else listened in) 1/25/2017
The Bears on Hemlock Mountain by Alice Dalgliesh 1/27/2017
Fantastic Mr. Fox by Roald Dahl (r/a with Ethan) 2/14/2017
Peter Pan by J.M. Barrie 2/23/2017
Land Animals of the 6th Day by Apologia (Science) 2/23/2017
Akimbo and the Lions by Alexander McCall Smith 3/9/2017 r/a with Ethan
The Black Stallion by Walter Farley 3/13/2017 r/a
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory by Roald Dahl 3/16/2017 r/a with Ethan
The Wheel on the School by Meindert DeJong r/a 4/7/2017
Just So Stories by Rudyard Kipling r/a with Ethan 4/17/2017
Henry and the Chalk Dragon by Jennifer Trafton r/a 4/19/2017
Stuart Little by E.B. White r/a 4/24/2017
Henry Huggins by Beverly Cleary r/a with Ethan 5/2/2017
The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis r/a 6/3/2017
Henry and Beezus by Beverly Cleary 7/3/2017 r/a with Ethan
Henry and the Paper Route by Beverly Cleary r/a with Ethan
Henry and the Clubhouse by Beverly Cleary 8/9/2017 r/a with Ethan
Ribsy by Beverly Cleary 8/23/2017 r/a with Ethan
Farmer Boy by Laura Ingalls Wilder 9/21/2017 r/a
The Hundred Dresses by Eleanor Estes 9/25/2017 r/a
Ben and Me by Robert Lawson r/a 10/19/2017
Bark of the Bog Owl by Jonathan Rogers 10/2017
Little House in the Big Woods by Laura Ingalls Wilder r/a 11/8/2017
Prince Caspian by C.S. Lewis r/a with Ethan 11/18/2017
By the Great Horn Spoon by Sid Fleischman 12/2017

The Prairie Thief by Melissa Wiley (reread/readaloud) 1/11
The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkein (readaloud w/ Ethan) 1/19
Little House on the Prairie by Laura Ingalls Wilder (reread/readaloud) 1/29
Voyage of the Dawn Treader by C.S. Lewis (reread / r/a with Ethan) 2/27
Paddington Helps Out (Paddington Bear #3) by Michael Bond (r/a with Ethan) 3/18
The Indian in the Cupboard (The Indian in the Cupboard #1) by Lynne Reid Banks (read aloud) 3/22
The Way of the Wilderking by Johnathan Rodgers 8/29
Trumpet of the Swan by E.B. White 8/31
Percy Jackson: The Lightening Thief #1 by Rick Riordan r/a 10/5
The Enormous Egg (r/a with Ethan) 10/18
5 Children and It by E. Nesbit 10/2 (reread / r/a)
The Phoenix and the Carpet by E. Nesbit 11/30

The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe 1/24 (reread / read-aloud)
Prince Caspian 2/2 (reread / read-aloud)
The Voyage of the Dawn Treader (reread / read-aloud) 2/20
The Silver Chair by CS Lewis 3/6 (reread / read-aloud)
Mercy Watson to the Rescue (Ethan reads)
Mercy Watson Goes for a Ride (Ethan reads)
The Horse and His Boy 4/15 (reread / read-aloud)
Hank the Cowdog by John Erikson 4/29 (read-aloud) 
More Adventures of Hank the Cowdog #2 by John Erikson 5/6 (read-aloud)
Nathaniel Fludd Beastologist, Book 1 5/20 
The Magician’s Nephew by CS Lewis 8/19 
The Last Battle by C.S. Lewis (Narnia #7) 9/5 
The Reluctant Dragon by Kenneth Graham 9/9
The Book of Three by Lloyd Alexander 1/3 reread 
Homer Price by Robert McCloskey 10/31 reread read aloud 


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