TTT: Books I Want My Kid to Read

Today’s Top Ten Tuesday is about books I want my kid to read. He’s s little young for these now, but I look forward to the day we can talk about these.  I haven’t reviewed all of them, so I’m just gonna add the Goodreads links instead.

The Hunger Games - Suzanne  Collins

The Hunger Games

  Harry Potter Boxed Set: Books 1-7 - J.K. RowlingHarry Potter series

 The Lunar Chronicles Boxed Set: Cinder, Scarlet, Cress, Fairest, Winter - Marissa Meyer

The Lunar Chronicles

  The Land of Stories: The Wishing Spell - Chris ColferThe Land of Stories

  The Rowan - Anne McCaffreyThe Rowan

  Paper Towns by Green, John (2009) Paperback - John GreenPaper Towns

  The Girl Who Circumnavigated Fairyland in a Ship of Her Own Making - Ana Juan,Catherynne M. ValenteFairyland series

  Finishing School Series (4 Book Series) - Gail CarrigerFinishing School series

An Ember in the Ashes - Sabaa Tahir

An Ember in the Ashes


Ender’s Game

Of course, I also want to include books I hope he reads that would supplement his understanding of the world. I’m sure books about men doing things will be in that list but I want him to know these books too.

  1. The Narrative of Sojourner Truth by Sojourner Truth
  2. I Am Malala by Malala Yousafzai
  3. Hidden Figures by Margot Lee Shetterly and Rise of the Rocket Girls by Nathalia Holt
  4. Ashley’s War by Gauley Tzemach Lemmon
  5. Daring Greatly by Brene Brown
  6. Accidental Saints by Nadia Bolz-Weber
  7. America’s Women by Gail Collins
  8. Brown Girl Dreaming by Jacqueline Woodson
  9. At the Dark End of the Street by Danielle L. McGruire
  10. Love is an Orientation by Andrew Marin and Brian McLaren


Check out other lists on Broke and Bookish!

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