I get this question ALL the time. I have collected titles for my lists little by little throughout the years and from different places. Some from the Well Trained Mind, Tapestry of Grace, Goodreads and the Great Books Foundation. Last week I was curious what I could find if I Googled classics book lists or medieval reading list and so forth. I found a few book lists here and there and probably if I spent more time searching I would find the kind of list I like to use for choosing a book list. I want a list of classics, for high school to adult level and for younger than high school. I want a list that is divided into four periods of history, ancient, medieval, renaissance and modern. I know these are out there but instead of continuing a search, I correlated all the titles our club has read in the past and put them into one list divided by time periods. I call it Ali’s Library.
I also put together four other lists that I have used in the past to create our book club lists. I call these lists The Ancient Story, The Medieval Story, The Renaissance Story and The Modern Story. If you are searching for classics titles for yourself, to use in a book club, to make your list for the Reading Challenge, or you have a friend or a child who is supposed to read a classic or two over the summer then check out my lists. If your favorite title is missing please leave the name and author in the comment section and I will add it to these lists.
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