Tuesday, October 28, 2008

Laura Bush's Recommended Reading

What a surprise I had in the mail today, Mrs. Laura Bush sent quite a few photos from the White House... as well as her recommended reading list.

Thank you, Mrs. Bush!

Recommended Reading:
  • Katherine Anne Porter, Ship of Fools; The Collected Stores of Katherine Anne Porter
  • Fyodor Dostoyevsky, The Brothers Karamazov
  • Toni Morrison, Beloved
  • Truman Capote, Music for Chameleons
  • John Graves, Goodbye to a River
  • David McCullough, Mornings on Horseback; and other biographies
  • Rudolfo A. Anaya, Bless Me, Ultima
  • Willa Cather, My Antonia; Death Comes to the Archbishop
  • Cormac McCarthy, All the Pretty Horses
Recommended Family Reading:
  • Charlotte's Webb, E.B. White
  • Hank the Cowdog (series), John R. Erickson
  • Little House on the Prairie (series), Laura Ingalls Wilder
  • Little Women, Louisa May Alcott
  • Old Yeller, Fred Gipson
  • The House onMango Street, Sandra Cisneros
  • The People Could Fly, Virginia Hamilton
  • Where the Red Fern Grows, Wilson Rawls
  • Winnie the Pooh (series), A.A. Milne
Recommended Books To Read To Young Children:
  • Goodnight Moon, Margaret Wise Brown
  • Babar (series), Laurent DeBrunhoff
  • Carlo Likes Reading, Jessica Spanyol
  • Clifford the Big Red Dog (series), Norman Bridwell
  • Corduroy, Don Freeman
  • Frances the Badger (series), Russell Hoban
  • Hop on Pop, and others by Dr. Seuss
  • May Way for Ducklings, Robert McCloskey
  • Mother Goose Rhymes
  • Nana Upstairs & Nana Downstairs, Tomie DePaola
For a complete list of Mrs. Laura Bush's recommended reading list, please go to the Official White House Website.

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