Basking In It: Read Stories


Austria (Michael Kamen from Band of Brothers)

Once Upon a Time… Storybook Love (Mark Knopfler from The Princess Bride)

Storybook Ending (Alan Menken from Enchanted)

Picture Books:

Angus and the Ducks by Marjorie Flack

Blueberries for Sal by Robert McCloskey

Cat and Canary by Michael Foreman

D’Aulaire’s Book of Greek Myths by Ingri and Edgar Parin D’Aulaire


Band of Brothers (2011; Scott Grimes, Damian Lewis) – Parental previewing strongly recommended. Intense violence and language, recommend editing out a very sudden bedroom scene in episode 9. Older teens.

Darby O’Gill and the Little People (1959; Sean Connery, Janet Munro)

Enchanted (2007; Amy Adams, Susan Sarandon)

Father Brown Mysteries by G.K. Chesterton

Harry Potter Series by J.K. Rowling (Book Notes: Harry Potter)

Homer Price and Centerburg Tales by Robert McCloskey

Jim Weiss Audio Books Great Hall Productions

Leaf by Niggle by J.R.R. Tolkien

Lord Peter Wimsey Mysteries by Dorothy Sayers

Premonition (2007; Sandra Bullock)

Singing in the Rain (1952; Gene Kelly, Donald O’Connor)

Surviving the Applewhites by Stephanie Tolan

The 39 Clues by Rick Riordan et al.

The Chronicles of Narnia by C.S. Lewis (Book Notes: Narnia)

The Lord of the Rings by J.R.R. Tolkien

The Princess Bride (1987; Cary Elwes)

The Space Trilogy (Out of the Silent Planet, Perelandra, That Hideous Strength) by C.S. Lewis

Story Collections:

Aesop’s Fables

The Book of Virtues (edited by William Bennett)

The Moral Compass (edited by William Bennett)