What books he reads

If we encounter a man
of rare intellect,
we should ask him
what books he reads.

– Ralph Waldo Emerson

It is not always easy to find good, clean, well written, wholesome books for kids. Here are a few websites and links with good books, reviews and ratings:

Book Lists & Reviews & Ratings

  • 1000 Good Books List This 1000 Good Books List is by no means exhaustive. It is a listing of the books that 25 homeschooling mothers have come up with over the course of a year’s time through discussions of criteria to use in choosing a good book, and many other discussions.
  • Common Sense Media Book ratings (also movies and other media). Reviews for what your kids want to watch (before they watch it).
  • Compass Book Ratings Compass Book Ratings provides a standardized rating system so everyone can more easily evaluate their reading options. These book reviews are for parents, teachers, librarians, readers, and anyone looking for a book that best fits their preferences.
  • Good Reads What are your friends reading? Chances are your friends are discussing their favorite (and least favorite) books on Goodreads.
  • Homespun Light Search Hundreds of Deliciously Clean Reads.
  • How to find clean books to read I have been searching and I want to let you in on a few of the ways that I have discovered to help me in my quest to find clean books to read.
  • Learning Resource Directory That’s why I started Learning Resource Directory. You need something that is fast, reliable, and gives you all the information you need about any particular book so you know you aren’t wasting your time.
  • Library of Clean Reads His is a blog that reviews books. They have 3 different reviewers sharing on this site. They review books and rate them with the following: C = clean. S = sex. V = violence. P = profanity. PA = paranormal.
  • Love2Learn Afrikaanse “Lewendige” Boekelys Afrikaanse “Lewendige” Leesboeke.
  • Novel Book Ratings Rating system tracks use of profanity, violence and sexual content in novels.
  • Plugged In Book Reviews: Focus on the Family Plugged In is an entertainment guide full of the reviews you need to make wise personal and family-friendly decisions about movies, videos, music, TV, games and books.
  • Rated Reads Looking for clean books? Rated Reads is a great resource for those who don’t like excessive vulgar language, violence or explicit sex in their otherwise good books.
  • Reading Lists: The Gospel Coalition Christian Classics Reading Lists for grade levels.
  • The Fussy Librarian Your personal librarian With millions of eBooks out there, it can be time consuming to find the good stuff. We can help!
  • The Literate Mother Providing reliable content ratings for youth and young adult literature.
  • The Massive Guide to Homeschool Reading Lists We’ve gathered our top reading lists, sorted them by relevant categories and organized them alphabetically.

Bookworm: Free eBooks and eLibraries

Here are a few links and websites with eBooks and eLibraries that are free for all:

Online Book Shops for Text Books and Leisure Books

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