Saturday, December 30, 2006

The Reading year of 2006

(Top ten choices in italics, not counting devotional books)

Nonfiction: biography / historical
Brave Companions (McCullough)
The Ghost Lake (Louis Agassiz)
Louis Agassiz: Adventurous Scientist (Tharp)
A Scientist of Two Worlds: Louis Agassiz (Peare)
Louis Agassiz as a Teacher (Cooper)
The God I Love (Eareckson Tada)
Inner City Miracle (Mathis)
Glory and Honor: Bach (Wilbur)
The Real James Herriot (Wight)
The Day I Became an Autodidact (Hailey)
A Walk Across America (Jenkins)
Nine Days a Queen (Rinaldi)
Peril and Peace (Withrow)
Life is So Good (Dawson)
A Place to Stand–Martin Luther (Veith)
Luther the Leader (Robinson)
The Last Full Measure (Shaara)
Church History in Plain Language (Shelley)
The Pact (Davis, Jenkins, Hunt)

Nonfiction: education
Recalling Education (Curtler)
Climbing Parnassus (Simmons)
Seven Laws of Teaching w/study guide (Gregory)
Wisdom and Eloquence (Littlejohn & Evans)
High-Energy Teaching (Buckalew)
Molder of Dreams (Doud)
Cultural Literacy (Hirsch)
The Intellectual Life (Sertillanges)
It Doesn’t Take a Genius (McCutcheon)
Teacher Man (McCourt)
Multiple Intelligences in the Classroom (Armstrong)
Increasing Academic Achievement with the Trivium of Classical Education (Hart)
Nonfiction: other
Joy at Work (Bakke)
To See Every Bird on Earth (Koeppel)
The Fat Flush Plan (Gittleman)
Zapp! The Lightning of Empowerment (Byham)
Walking the Appalachian Trail (Luxenberg)
Talk to the Hand (Truss)
A Cat Named Darwin (Jordan)
Fiction
Term Limits (Flynn)
The Red Tent (Diamant)
Parnassus on Wheels (Morley)
A Parcel of Patterns (Walsh)
The Dante Club (Pearl)
The Professor’s House (Cather)
The Haunted Bookshop (Morley)
The Face of Evil (Buckalew)
Vector (Cook)
Transfer of Power (Flynn)
Every Living Thing (Herriot)
The Beach House (Monroe)
Sweetgrass (Monroe)
Skyward (Monroe)
Bryson City Tales (Larimore)
Bryson City Seasons (Larimore)
The Third Option (Flynn)
Outbreak (Cook)
Bryson City Secrets (Larimore)
The Brothers Karamazov (Dostoevsky)
Jayber Crow (Berry)
Separation of Power (Flynn)
Christian
Pleasing God (Sproul)
Listening to God in Time of Choice (Smith)
The Character of God (Sproul)
Chosen by God (Sproul)
William the Baptist (Chaney)
Lessons from a Sheep Dog (Keller)
Devotional / Daily
A Year with C. S. Lewis (Lewis)
The Holy Bible – ESV with audio by Max McLean


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