Schola Recommends–2018 Edition

Our second annual “Schola Recommends” post! These are some of our favorite books that various members of our clan have read over the last year and recommend to our patrons. These books span picture books through adult reads and are in no particular order. Come to Schola and check one out!

  1. Gabriel and the Hour Book – Evaleen Stein
  2. In Search of the Source – Neil Anderson
  3. Desiree’s Baby – Kate Chopin (short story for high school and older)
  4. Bread & Water, Wine & Oil – Fr. Meletios Webber
  5. The Golden Goblet – Eloise Jarvis McGraw
  6. My Name is Asher Lev – Chaim Potok
  7. The Finest Hours (Young People’s Edition) – Mike Tougias
  8. The Hobbit – J.R.R. Tolkien
  9. Heidi – Johanna Spyri
  10. Lassie, Come Home – Eric Knight
  11. A Narrative of a Life of Frederick Douglas – Frederick Douglas
  12. 26 Fairmont Avenue (8 book series) – Tomie de Paola
  13. Parnassus on Wheels – Christopher Morley
  14. The Big Wave – Pearl S. Buck
  15. The Great Cake Mystery (Precious Ramotswe’s Mysteries) – Alexander McCall Smith
  16. Carver, A Life in Poems – Marilyn Nelson
  17. The Kingdom Series (6 book series) – Chuck Black
  18. The Knights of Arrethtrae (6 book series) – Chuck Black
  19. My Side of the Mountain -and- On the Far Side of the Mountain – Jean Craighead George
  20. The Thanksgiving Visitor/A Christmas Memory – Truman Capote
  21. Twelfth Night – William Shakespeare
  22. Julius Caesar – William Shakespeare
  23. Richard III – William Shakespeare
  24. Gettysburg – McKinlay Kantor
  25. Across Five Aprils – Irene Hunt
  26. The Winged Watchman – Hilda van Stockum
  27. They Were Strong and Good – Robert Lawson
  28. Amos Fortune, Free Man – Elizabeth Yates
  29. Mountain Born – Elizabeth Yates
  30. Mozart, The Wonder Boy – Opal Wheeler
  31. Abigail Adams, Witness to a Revolution – Natalie Bober
  32. The Pied Piper of Hamelin – Robert Browning (ill. by Kate Greenaway)
  33. How Green Was My Valley – Richard Llewellyn
  34. Shane – Jack Schaeffer
  35. Hannah Coulter – Wendell Berry
  36. The Bridge of San Luis Rey – Thornton Wilder
  37. The Chosen – Chaim Potok

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