2011 book list

The Dirty Life: On Farming, Food, and Love – Kristin Kimball

Fannie’s Last Supper: Re-creating One Amazing Meal From Fannie Farmer’s 1896 Cookbook – Chris Kimball

The Wisdom and Healing Power of Whole Foods – Patrick Quillin

Ask Me Why I Hurt: The Kids Nobody Wants and the Doctor Who Heals Them – Randy Christensen, MD

A Chance to Die:  The Life and Legacy of Amy Carmichael – Elisabeth Elliot

Till We Have Built Jerusalem: Architecture, Urbanism, and the Sacred – Philip Bess

At Home: A Short History of Private Life – Bill Bryson

Xeriscaping for Florida Homes – Monica Moran Brandies

All New Square Foot Gardening – Mel Bartholomew

Dead Aid: Why Aid Is Not Working and How There Is a Better Way for Africa – Dambisa Moyo

Imperial Hubris: Why the West is Losing the War on Terror – Michael Scheuer

A Foreign Policy of Freedom: Peace, Commerce, and Honest Friendship – Ron Paul

Economics in One Lesson – Henry Hazlitt

Dominion: The Power of Man, the Suffering of Animals, and the Call to Mercy – Matthew Scully

Moveable Feasts: From Ancient Rome to the 21st Century, the Incredible Journeys of the Food We Eat – Sarah Murray

Understanding Shutter Speed – Bryan Peterson

Give Them Grace – Elyse Fitzpatrick and Jessica Thompson

What Is a Family? – Edith Schaeffer

Loving the Little Years:  Motherhood in the Trenches – Rachel Jankovic

One Thousand Gifts – Ann Voskamp

For the Children’s Sake:  Foundations of Education for Home and School – Susan Schaeffer Macaulay

Tending the Heart of Virtue: How Classic Stories Awaken a Child’s Moral Imagination – Vigen Guroian

Homeschool: An American History – Milton Gaither

A Crime So Monstrous: Face-to Face With Modern-Day Slavery – E. Benjamin Skinner

Orthodoxy – G.K. Chesterton

Freedom and Boundaries:  A Pastoral Primer on the Role of Women in the Church – Kevin DeYoung

Addictions: A Banquet in the Grave : Finding Hope in the Power of the Gospel – Edward T. Welch

Staying Sober – Terence Gorski and Merlene Miller

The Doctrine of the Knowledge of God – John Frame

Culture Making: Recovering Our Creative Calling – Andy Crouch

A Meal With Jesus: Discovering Grace, Community and Mission Around the Table – Tim Chester

The Hospitality Commands – Alexander Strauch

Counterfeit Gods – Tim Keller

The Meaning of Marriage – Timothy and Kathy Keller

What is the Mission of the Church? – Kevin DeYoung and Greg Gilbert

Family Worship – Donald Whitney

Idols of the Heart – Elyse Fitzpatrick

The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie – Alan Bradley

Water for Elephants – Sara Gruen

My Ántonia – Willa Cather

Wuthering Heights – Emily Brontë

Heartstone – CJ Sansom

Home:  A Novel – Marilynne Robinson

The Hunger Games – Suzanne Collins

Catching Fire – Suzanne Collins

Mockingjay – Suzanne Collins

The Art of Mending – Elizabeth Berg

The Pillars of the Earth – Ken Follett

Those Who Save Us – Jenna Blum

Austenland – Shannon Hale

The Sherlockian – Graham Moore

The Blind Contessa’s New Machine – Carey Wallace

Books With the Kids:

The Boxcar Children – Gertrude Chandler Warner

The Apple and the Arrow -Mary Buff

The Hundred Dresses -Eleanor Estes

My Father’s Dragon – Ruth Stiles Gannett

The Family Under the Bridge – Natalie Savage Carlson

Dolphin Adventure – Wayne Grover


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