Briefly Books: Great Books for Teen Readers
- Tuesday, February 15, 2011
19. Orczy, Baroness—historical intrigue
20. Peretti, Frank—Christian intrigue (This Present Darkness changed the face of Christian publishing.)
21. Peters, Ellis—mysteries (Brother Cadfael mysteries)
22. Rivers, Francine—Christian historical and modern sagas
23. Sabatini, Rafael—swashbucklers
24. Sayers, Dorothy—mysteries (Lord Peter Wimsey is the detective’s detective.)
25. Seton, Ernest Thompson—nature
26. Stafford, Tim—Christian historical saga
27. Stout, Rex—mysteries (Nero Wolfe and Archie Goodwin)
28. Tolkien, J. R. R.—fantasy
29. Whitlow, Robert—Christian legal thriller
30. Wodehouse, P.G.—humor
Jan and her husband, Gary, bravely began homeschooling in 1982. Their three children, homeschooled through high school, are now adults who still love to read and learn. The oldest two of Jan's four grandchildren are being homeschooled this year in kindergarten and first grade. Jan earned a degree in physics and math from the University of MinnesotaCollege of Education. The two volumes of her reference book, Who Should We Then Read?,are considered mandatory for book lovers who are looking for great authors. Jan has a Yahoo group (booksbloom) and a blog (booksbloom.wordpress.com) as well as a website, http://www.booksbloom.com/.
Copyright 2010. Originally appeared in The Old Schoolhouse®Magazine, Fall 2010. Used with permission. Visit them at http://www.TheHomeschoolMagazine.com.
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