Saturday, November 17, 2007

Current Library Tree Book List

Naturally I have not been able to read through every one of these books personally. I tend to rely on online reviews and, as I mentioned earlier, I found Maureen Wittmann's book quite helpful and chose a number of titles from there. I also did quite a bit of research at our local bookstore...

A Child's Introduction to the Night Sky
Michael Driscoll

A Day on Skates
Hilda Van Stockum

A Seed is Sleepy
Dianna Hutts Aston

Abraham Lincoln: Friend of the People
Clara Ingram Judson

Admiral Richard Byrd: Alone in the Antarctic
Paul Rink

Alexander the Great
John Gunther

Amelia Earhart: Flying Solo
John Burke

America is…
Louise Borden

American Rough Rider: Teddy Roosevelt
John Garraty

Arctic Explorer: the Story of Matthew Henson
Jeri Ferris

Battleships of World War I
Peter Hore

Behind Enemy Lines: A Young Pilot's Story
H.R. Demallie

Ben Franklin: Inventing America
Thomas Fleming

Bob Books, Set 1
Bobby Lynn Maslen

Building Big: Bridges (DVD)
David Macaulay

Building Big: Dams (DVD)
David Macaulay

Building Big: Domes (DVD)
David Macaulay

Building Big: Skyscrapers (DVD)
David Macaulay

Building Big: Tunnels (DVD)
David Macaulay

Camille and the Sunflowers: A Story About Vincent van Gogh
Laurence Anholt

Can You Count to a Googol?
Robert E. Wells

Daniel Boone: The Opening of the Wilderness
John Mason Brown

Downright Dencey
Caroline Dale Snedeker

George Washington Carver: The Peanut Wizard
Laura Driscoll

George Washington: Frontier Colonel
Sterling North

How to Dig a Hole to the Other Side of the World
Faith McNulty

Jamestown: The Perilous Adventure
Olga Hall-Quest

John Paul Jones: The Pirate Patriot
Armstrong Sperry

Joyeux Noel (DVD)

Katie Meets the Impressionists
James Mayhew

Laura Ingalls Wilder Country
William Anderson

Lawrence of Arabia
Alistair Maclean

Left to Tell: Discovering God Amidst the Rwandan Holocaust
Imaculee Ilibagiza

Lives of the Artists: Masterpieces, Messes and What the Neighbors Thought
Kathleen Krull

Mary Ingalls On Her Own
Elizabeth Kimmel Willard

NOVA Secrets of Lost Empires: Inca (DVD)

NOVA Secrets of Lost Empires: Medieval Siege (DVD)

NOVA: Secrets of Lost Empires: Colosseum, Stonehenge (DVD)

NOVA: Secrets of Lost Empires: Pyramid, Obelisk (DVD)

One Grain of Rice

Orphaned on the Oregon Trail: The Stout-Hearted Seven
Neta Lohnes Frazier

Path to the Pacific: The Story of Sacagawea
Neta Lohnes Frazier

Patrick: Patron Saint of Ireland
Tomie de Paola

Poetry Speaks to Children

Pope John Paul II (DVD)
Jon Voight, Cary Elwes

Shakespeare: His Work and His World
Michael Rosen

Sir Gawain and the Green Knight
translated by J.R.R. Tolkien

The Deadly Hunt: The Sinking of the Bismarck
William Shirer

The Empress and the Silkworm
Lily Toy Hong

The Mislabeled Child
Brock Eide and Fernette Eide

The Story of Noodles
Ying Chang Compestine

The Story of Paper
Ying Chang Compestine

The Swamp Fox of the Revolution
Stewart H. Holbrook

The True Story of Peter Rabbit
Jane Johnson

Turn Left at Orion
Guy Consolmagno

War Game: Village Green to No-Man's-Land
Michael Foreman

When Washington Crossed the Delaware: A Wintertime Story for Patriots
Lynne Cheney

Who Carved the Mountain? The Story of Mount Rushmore
Jean L.S. Patrick

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