Re-Read The Classics

If they were readers,

many of our older persons might remember the classics. Reading one of the great books together, whether a second time or the first, is a wonderful activity. Set aside reading time each day or each time you visit.

 Here are just a few of the many classic to choose from:

  • The Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain
  • The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain
  • Beatrix Potter The Complete Tales by Beatrix Potter
  • The Real Mother Goose (Many of these rhymes and stories were recited as children which an older person may recognize and may have fun reciting again.)
  • Gulliver’s Travels by Jonathan Swift
  • Black Beauty by Anna Sewell
  • The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes by Arthur Conan Doyle
  • Around the World in 80 Days by Jules Verne
  • The Secret Garden by Francis Hodgson Burnett
  • Little House on the Prairie by Laura Ingalls Wilder
  • Little Women by Louisa May Alcott
  • A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens
  • Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson
  • The Velveteen Rabbit by Margery Williams
  • Aesop’s Fables by Aesop
  • Gone With the Wind by Margaret Mitchell
  • Moby-Dick by Herman Melville
  • The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck
  • Charlotte’s Web by E. B. White
  • Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens
  • Anne of Green Gables by L. M. Montgomery

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