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Late Winter 2022


{book-themed edition}


Winter often feels like an especially nice season to curl up with a blanket and a good book, doesn't it? Earlier this season we asked the ACSD community to share some book recommendations. Whether you're looking for one more book to complete your winter reading or you want to try one of these another time of the year, maybe you'll find one from among these lists that catches your eye. Happy reading!

 

"WINTERY" BOOKS

C. S. Lewis Narnia series

Little House series (you're never too old for these)

Any book by Agatha Christie

The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett


PICTURE BOOKS

Pigeon Books by Mo Willems

'If You Give...' Series by Laura Numeroff

Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak

Peter Rabbit and all things Beatrix Potter!

Officer Buckle and Gloria by Peggy Rathmann


FICTION

Sherlock Holmes

Adult - Francine Rivers' Mark of the Lion series

Juvenile - Gooney Bird Greene

The Wingfeather Series! by Andrew Peterson

Any fiction by Lynn Austin or Lisa Wingate


NONFICTION

The Spirit of the Disciplines, Dallas Willard

Where the Light Fell, Philip Yancy


INSPIRATIONAL/DEVOTIONAL

Lies Girls believe & the truth that sets them free by Dannah Gresh

The Songs of Jesus (Los cantos de Jesus) by Tim and Kathy Keller

God's Wisdom (Sabiduria de Dios) by Tim and Kathy Keller

Atrevete a ser una mujer una mujer conforme Al plan de Dios (Becoming God's True Woman) by Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth

One Thousand Gifts by Anne Voskamp

The Secret Blend by Stan Toler

The Divine Hours, Tickle


RECOMMENDED AUTHORS

Mo Willem, Laura Numeroff

Sir Aurthor Connan Doyle

Timothy Keller, Nancy Demos , Charles Spurgeon

Francine Rivers, C.S. Lewis, Cathy Gohlke, Heidi Chiavaroli, Lynn Austin, Charles Martin


OTHER SUGGESTIONS

The right kind of strong (Mary Kassian)

The 5 love languages (Gary Chapman)

Jill Eileen Smith's many biblical fiction books


MORE BOOKISH RESOURCES

Endpapers - a blog written by former BCS Administrative Assistant Brittany Mountz, featuring various book reviews and recommendations. Her most recent blog post was all about winter reading.


Project Gutenberg - a site that gives you access to thousands of books online for free!


 

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