Yes, another homeschooling blog...

P'once a little time there was a girl. This girl grew up to be a Mamma to three little girls all very much like herself. And this little Mamma knew she just had to have a place of her own to keep all things home school right at her fingertips.

Living Booklist

The list below is by no means exhaustive of the books we have read together. The list below is a list we are using to keep track of memorable books Mara has read throughout the years. This page is updated annually.
  1. A Bear Called Paddington and others by Michael Bond
  2. A Cricket in Times Square by George Seldon
  3. Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
  4. Adventures of Tom Sawyer
  5. Alice's Adventure's in Wonderland
  6. All Things Bright and Beautiful by Cecil Frances Alexander
  7. And to Think That I Saw It on Mulberry Street! by Dr. Seuss
  8. Angelo by David Macaulay
  9. Anno's Journey by Mitsumasa Anno 
  10. Arabel's Raven by Joan Aiken
  11. Arabien Nights
  12. Archimede's & the Door of Science
  13. Are You My Mother? by P. D. Eastman
  14. Amelia Bedelia and others by Peggy Parish 
  15. A Wonderbook by Nathaniel Hawthorne
  16. At the back of the North Wind
  17. Babar books by Laurent De Brunhoff
  18. Bedtime for Frances and other Frances books by Russell Hoban
  19. Beowulf
  20. Big Friendly Giant by Roald Dahl 
  21. Blackhearts at Battersea by 
  22. Blueberries for Sal by Robert McCloskey
  23. Borrowers
  24. Buffalo Bill by Ingri & Edgar Parin d'Aulaire
  25. Cat in the Hat by Dr. Seuss
  26. Charlie and the Chocolate Factory by Roald Dahl
  27. Charlotte's Web by E.B. White
  28. Chatterer the Red Red Squirrel by Thornton W. Burgess
  29. Child's History of England
  30. Child's History of the World
  31. Chitty Chitty Bang Bang by Ian Fleming
  32. Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens
  33. Cinderella by The Barefoot Book Series
  34. Chronicles of Narnia
  35. Coppelia: The Girl with Enamel Eyes the Barefoot Book Series
  36. Corduroy by Don Freeman
  37. Cricket in Times Square
  38. Curious George and others by Margret Rey
  39. Daphne and Chloe by The Barefoot Book Series
  40. Do You Know What I Know? by Helen Borten 
  41. Door in the Wall
  42. Dr. Doolittle
  43. Dr. Dolittle's Puddlyby Adventures by
  44. Dr. Seuss’s ABC by Dr. Seuss
  45. Edward Lear Alphabet by Edward Lear, illustrated by Carol Newsom
  46. The Enormous Crocodile by Roald Dahl
  47. Fancy Nancy books by Jane O'Conner
  48. Farmer Giles of Ham by J.R.R. Tolkien
  49. Ferdinand by Munro Leaf
  50. Finn Family Moomintroll and others by Tove Jansson
  51. Five Children and It
  52. Five Little Peppers and How they Grew
  53. Foot Book by Dr. Seuss
  54. Fox in Sox by Dr. SeussCurious George & others by Hans A. Rey
  55. Frog and Toad are Friends and others by Arnold Lobel
  56. George and Martha by James Marshall
  57. George Washington by Ingri D'Aulaires
  58. Ginger Pie by Elinor Estes
  59. Golden Key
  60. Goldilocks and the Three Bears by Jan Brett
  61. Gone Away Lake buy Elizabeth Enright
  62. Goodnight Moon and others by Margaret Wise Brown
  63. Great Glass Elavator
  64. Green Eggs and Ham by Dr. Seuss
  65. Harold and the Purple Crayon, by Crockett Johnsom
  66. Harry the Dirty Dog by Gene Zion 
  67. Heidi by 
  68. House at Pooh Corner
  69. House of Sixty Fathers by Meinhart de Jong
  70. Horton Hears a Who by Dr. Seuss
  71. Hundred and One Dalmations
  72. If You Give A Mouse A Cookie by Laura Joffe Numeroff
  73. I know an Old Lady who Swallowed a Fly by Glen Rounds 
  74. Island of the Blue Dolphins by Scott O'Dell
  75. James and the Giant Peach by Roald Dahl
  76. Just So Stories by Rudyard Kipling
  77. Johnny Appleseed by Madeline Olsen
  78. Little Bear and others by Elise Minarik
  79. Littel Engine that Could by Watty Piper
  80. Little House on the Prairie by Laura Ingalls Wilder
  81. Little Men
  82. Little Red Hen and others by Paul Galdone
  83. Little Tim and The Brave Sea Captain by Edward Ardizzone
  84. Little Toot by Hardie Gramatky
  85. Little Women
  86. Madeline and others by Ludwig Bemelmans
  87. Make Way For Ducklings by Robert McCloskey
  88. Many Moons by James Thurber
  89. Mary Poppins
  90. Mattimeo
  91. Merry Advewntures of Robin Hood
  92. Mistress Masham's Repose by 
  93. Moffats
  94. Mouse and the Motorcycle by Beverly Cleary
  95. Mr. Popper's Penguins by Richard and Florence Atwater
  96. Mrs. Frisby & the Rats of Nimh
  97. Mrs. Piggle Wiggle
  98. My Side of the Mountain
  99. Nonsense Poems and others by Edward Lear
  100. One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish by Dr. Seuss
  101. One Morning in Maine by Robert McCloskey
  102. Paddle to the Sea by Holling C. Holling 
  103. Peter Pan by J.M Barrie
  104. Phantom Tollbooth
  105. Phoenix and the Carpet
  106. Pilgrim's Progress
  107. Pinocchio
  108. Pippi Longstocking
  109. Pocahontas by Ingri d'Aulaires
  110. Poky Little Puppy by Janette Sebring Lowry, illus. by Gustaf Tenggren
  111. Poems to Read to the Very Young by Eloise Wilkin
  112. Pollyanna
  113. Prince Caspian by C.S. Lewis
  114. Princess and Curdie
  115. Princess and the Goblin
  116. Put Me In the Zoo by Robert Lopshire Polar Express by Chris Van Allsburg
  117. Railway Children
  118. Redwall
  119. Return to Gone Away Lake
  120. Rocks in my Socks by Patricia Thomas
  121. Rumplestiltskin
  122. Secret Garden
  123. Shadrach
  124. Sleeping Beauty by The Barefoot Book Series
  125. Story of Babar and others by Jean and Laurent de Brunhoff
  126. Stone Soup and others by Marcia Brown
  127. Story of Dr. Doolittle and others
  128. Story of Ferdinand by Munro Leaf
  129. Summertime in the Big Woods by Laura Ingals Wilder
  130. Swan Lake by The Barefoot Book Series 
  131. Swallows and Amazons and others by Arthur Ransom
  132. Tale of Peter Rabbit & others by Beatrix Potter 
  133. Tanglewood Tales by Nathaniel Hawthorne
  134. Tim and Lucy Go To Sea by Edward Ardizzone
  135. Three Billy Goats Gruff by Peter Christien Asbjrnsen
  136. Through the Looking Glass
  137. Trumpet of the Swan
  138. The Adventures of Tom Bombadil by Tolkien
  139. The Color Kittens by Margaret Wise Brown
  140. The Exploits of Moominpappa by Tove Jansson
  141. The Golden Key by George McDonald
  142. The Girl Who Loved Wild Horses by Paul Goble
  143. The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
  144. The Holy Twins: Benedict and Scolastica
  145. The Horse and His Boy by C.S. Lewis
  146. The Hundred Dresses by Elinor Estes
  147. The Lion, The Witch, and The Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis
  148. The Little House by Virginia Lee Burton
  149. The Lorax by Dr. Suess 
  150. The Phantom Tollbooth by 
  151. The Pheonix and the Carpet by Edith Nesbit
  152. The Poky Little Puppy by Gustaf Tenggren
  153. The One Hundred and One Dalmations by Dodie Smith 
  154. The Silver Chair by C.S. Lewis
  155. The Story of Doctor Dolittle by Hugh Lofting
  156. The Railway Children by Edith Nesbit
  157. The Tale of Squirrel Nutkin by Beatix Potter
  158. The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle 
  159. The Voyage of the Dawn Treader by C.S. Lewis
  160. The Way to Start a Day by Byrd Baylor
  161. The Wheel on the School by Meindert DeJong 
  162. The Wild Cats of Rome by 
  163. The Wolves of Willoughby Chase by 
  164. Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson
  165. Twenty Elephant Restaurant by Russell Hoban
  166. Twenty Thousand Leagues under the Sea
  167. Velveteen Rabbit by Margery Williams
  168. Very Hungry Caterpillar and others by Eric Carle
  169. Water Babies
  170. Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak
  171. When We were Very Young and Now We are Six by A.A. Milne
  172. Wind and the Willows by Kenneth Grahame
  173. Winnie the Pooh series by AA Milne and Ernest H. Shepard 
  174. Wonderbook by Nathaniel Hawthorne
  175. Wonderful Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum
  176. Why Mosquitoes Buzz in People's Ears by Verna Aardema