Christian-Friendly Books, K-12

by Edward Lake


Kindergarten-Grade 1

  • Goodnight, Goodnight Construction Site
  • Storytime with the Millers
  • Goodnight Moon
  • The Little Engine that Could
  • Wisdom and the Millers
  • Where the Sidewalk ends
  • Town Mouse, Country Mouse

Grade 2

  • Winnie the Pooh
  • Charlotte’s Web
  • Mr. Popper’s Penguins
  • Benjie books
  • Becky
  • Amelia Bedelia series
  • Autumn with the Moodys
  • The Boxcar Children
  • Sara, Plain and Tall
  • Missionary Stories with the Millers
  • Little House on the Prairie
  • Just Sam and other Stories (Pathway)
  • Midnight test (Pathway)
  • They’re Off! The Story of the Pony Express
  • Stuart Little
  • James Herriot’s Treasury for Children: Warm and Joyful Tales by the Author of All Things Bright and Beautiful

Grade 3

  • The Bears of Hemlock Mountain by Alice Dalgliesh (Maybe)
  • Paul Bunyan and his Great Blue Ox by Wallace Wadsworth
  • Billy and Blaze by CW Anderson
  • Mcbroom’s Wonderful one-Acre Farm by Sid Fleischman
  • The Children of Noisy Village by Astrid Lingren
  • Thee Hannah by Marguerite de Angeli
  • Storytime with Grandma by Mary Elizabeth Yoder
  • More Storytime with Grandma by Mary Elizabeth Yoder
  • Mountain Born by Elizabeth Yates
  • A Place for Peter and other books by Elizabeth Yates
  • Dangerous Journey: The Story of Pilgrim’s Progress by Oliver Hunkin
  • Sarah Whitcher’s Story by Elizabeth Yates
  • Famer Boy by Laura Ingalls
  • A Horse Called Willing
  • A Place for Peter
  • YWAM Hero Biographies

Grade 4

  • Little Lord Fauntleroy by Frances Hodgen Burnett
  • Mary Jones and her Bible
  • The Twenty-One Balloons
  • Tell Me About Heaven
  • The Yearling
  • South Moon Under
  • YWAM Hero Biographies
  • Alone in London
  • A Michigan Summer (Pathway)

Grade 5

  • My Side of the Mountain Trilogy
  • The Swiss Family Robinson (Maybe)
  • Black Beauty
  • Heidi
  • King of the Wind
  • The Secret Garden
  • Anne of Green Gables (Maybe)
  • Gentle Ben
  • Old Yeller
  • Robinson Crusoe
  • Where the Red Fern Grows
  • Stargirl

Grade 6

  • Around the World in 80 Days
  • A Christmas Carol
  • Encyclopedia Brown
  • Ester Ried’s The Awakening
  • A Captain for Hans (Pathway)
  • Between Heaven and Earth (Pathway)

Grade 7 and 8

  • The Prince and the Pauper
  • The Ocean of Truth
  • Fahrenheit 451
  • The Outsiders
  • Uncle Tom’s Cabin (G8)
  • Little Women by Louisa May Alcott

Grade 9

  • In His Steps Charles Sheldon
  • Of Mice and Men
  • To Kill a Mockingbird
  • Flowers for Algernon
  • Animal Farm
  • Hiroshima by John Hersey
  • All Creatures Great and Small

Grade 10

  • Pilgrim’s Progress by John Bunyan
  • The Celestial Railroad by Nathanial Hawthorne
  • Lord of the Flies
  • The Great Gatsby by F Scott Fitzgerald
  • The Count of Monte Christo
  • Great Expectations

Grade 11

  • The Scarlet Letter
  • Jane Eyre
  • All Quiet on the Western Front
  • Oliver Twist

G12

  • Frankenstein by Mary Shelley
  • Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad
  • Les Miserables by Victor Hugo

For freely downloadable books and study guides, visit Edward’s website.

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CONTRIBUTOR: Edward Lake

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