2012 Book List

  1. Unbroken by Laura Hillenbrand
  2. Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe
  3. Mitten Strings for God: Reflections for Mothers in a Hurry by Katrina Kenison
  4. The Wednesday Wars by Gary D. Schmidt
  5. Rascal: A Memoir of a Better Era by Sterling North
  6. Last Child in the Woods: Saving Our Children from Nature-Deficit Disorder by Richard Louv
  7. Henry V by William Shakespeare
  8. The Prince by Niccolo Machiavelli
  9. Macbeth by William Shakespeare
  10. Oliver Twist by Charles Dickins
  11. The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne
  12. The Great Little Madison by Jean Fritz
  13. SHE: Understanding Feminine Psychology by Robert A. Johnson
  14. A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickins
  15. A Midsummer Night’s Dream by William Shakespeare
  16. Twelfth Night by William Shakespeare
  17. Johnny Tremain by Esther Forbes
  18. Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World that Can’t Stop Talking by Susan Cain
  19. Heaven is Here by Stephanie Nielson
  20. Stargirl by Jerry Spinelli
  21. Hamlet by William Shakespeare
  22. Crossing to Safety by Wallace Stegner
  23. Handcarts to Zion by Leroy R. Hafen and Ann W. Hafen
  24. To Draw Closer to God by Henry B. Eyring
  25. North and South by Elizabeth Gaskell
  26. Laddie by Gene Stratton-Porter
  27. Theodore Boone: Kid Lawyer by John Grisham
  28. Hatchet by Gary Paulsen
  29. Lincoln: A Phogobiography by Russel Freedman
  30. Captains Courageous by Rudyard Kipling
  31. Okay for Now by Gary D. Schmidt
  32. The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde
  33. This Time Together: Laughter and Reflection by Carol Burnett
  34. Peter the Great: His Life and World by Roberk K. Massie (This was a huge undertaking: 1136 pages of Russian & European history, politics, and wars. It took me 5 months to get through it.)
  35. Silas Marner by George Eliot
  36. The Book of Mormon
  37. The Infinite Atonement by Tad R. Callister
  38. So Far From the Bamboo Grove by Yoko Kawashima Watkins
  39. Founding Mothers by Cokie Roberts