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A reading list for families

Celebrate National Reading Months with these books for the whole family

It's National Reading Month and it's time to celebrate! Whether you want to pick up an old classic or discover a new book, now is a great time to dive into a book. 

All month, we'll be posting reading lists for different types of reading. Today, we're sharing some of our favorite books for families. 

Whether you're looking for a book on parenting or a good book to share with the whole family, this list is sure to have something for everyone.  

Keep checking back as we publish additional lists throughout the month. Happy reading! 

Recommended books for families:

  • The 5 Love Languages of Children: The Secret to Loving Children Effectively – Build a stronger relationship with your child by discovering his or her love language. With tips for practical ways to speak your child's love language, you will be able to build a foundation of love and help your child learn and grow more effectively. 
  • It Will be Okay: Trusting God Through Fear and Change – A great resource for families who are experiencing fear or anxiety. This book is a reminder that we are safe in God’s hands, and we can trust him when we go through new and difficult things. It is also a great story of friendship.
  • Jesus Storybook Bible: Every Story Whispers His Name – A great way to read the Bible together as a family, especially for families who have younger children. The pictures and child-friendly language help make the stories of the Bible more accessible to kids while remaining theologically sound. Also available in Spanish.
  • The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe – A story of adventure of four siblings who enter into a new world and learn it has been subjected to an eternal winter. Hope is reignited when the Great Lion, Aslan, makes a sacrifice that changes things forever. This is a great book for families because the story reflects the Gospel message and allows families to talk about theological ideas in a narrative and child-friendly way.

Check out our other reading lists

Reading list for foster families
Reading list for children in foster care
Reading list for single parents

See how Buckner is building strong families through the Buckner Family Hope Center™.

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