These books are some of our family favorites and many have a place on our living room bookshelves. We hope you will enjoy them, too! 

Picture Books for Girls

 The Garden Wall.  By: Jennie Bishop.  A sweet story of friendship which could be used to introduce courtship.

 The Garden Wall.  By: Jennie Bishop.  A sweet story of friendship which could be used to introduce courtship.

God's Wisdom for Little Girls: Virtues and Fun from Proverbs 31.  By: Elizabeth George.

God's Wisdom for Little Girls: Virtues and Fun from Proverbs 31.  By: Elizabeth George.

 His Little Princess: Treasured Letters from Your King.  By: Sheri Rose Shepherd.  A devotional book of encouraging letters from God to your daughter.

 His Little Princess: Treasured Letters from Your King.  By: Sheri Rose Shepherd.  A devotional book of encouraging letters from God to your daughter.

 Lessons in Responsibility for Girls, Level 1 (also known as Home Economics for Home Schoolers). By: Anne White. Simple projects with instructions that teach basic skills of keeping a home. 

 Lessons in Responsibility for Girls, Level 1 (also known as Home Economics for Home Schoolers). By: Anne White. Simple projects with instructions that teach basic skills of keeping a home. 

 I'd Be Your Princess: A Royal Tale of Godly Character. By: Kathryn O'Brien. A perfect read-aloud for dads and daughters.

 I'd Be Your Princess: A Royal Tale of Godly Character. By: Kathryn O'Brien. A perfect read-aloud for dads and daughters.

Just Like Mama. By: Beverly Lewis. A story of a daughter who wants to be like her mama, but mama insists, "Let's just be like Jesus."

Just Like Mama. By: Beverly Lewis. A story of a daughter who wants to be like her mama, but mama insists, "Let's just be like Jesus."

 Let's Have a Tea Party: Special Celebrations for Little Girls.  By: Emilie Barnes.  Plans and recipes for six themed tea parties.

 Let's Have a Tea Party: Special Celebrations for Little Girls.  By: Emilie Barnes.  Plans and recipes for six themed tea parties.

A Little Book of Manners: Courtesy and Kindness for Young Ladies.  By: Emilie Barnes. This book is perfect for girls ages 5-10.

A Little Book of Manners: Courtesy and Kindness for Young Ladies.  By: Emilie Barnes. This book is perfect for girls ages 5-10.

A Little Princess in the Making.  By: Emilie Barnes.  A beautifully illustrated book to teach manners. I recommend this book for preschoolers or kindergartners.  

A Little Princess in the Making.  By: Emilie Barnes.  A beautifully illustrated book to teach manners. I recommend this book for preschoolers or kindergartners.  

The Person I Marry: Things I Think About Long Before I'll Say, "I Do."  By: Gary and Jan Bower. Husband Gary wrote the sweet rhyming text and wife Jan painted original illustrations based on their own children. My daughter wants to read it to the children who attend her wedding. 

The Person I Marry: Things I Think About Long Before I'll Say, "I Do."  By: Gary and Jan Bower. Husband Gary wrote the sweet rhyming text and wife Jan painted original illustrations based on their own children. My daughter wants to read it to the children who attend her wedding. 

 The Princess and the Kiss: A Story of God's Gift of Purity.  By: Jennie Bishop.  A story that encourages little girls to save and treasure their first kiss.

 The Princess and the Kiss: A Story of God's Gift of Purity.  By: Jennie Bishop.  A story that encourages little girls to save and treasure their first kiss.

The Prayer That Makes God Smile.  By: Stormie Omartian.  Helps parents lead their child into praying a prayer of salvation, the prayer that makes God smile. 

The Prayer That Makes God Smile.  By: Stormie Omartian.  Helps parents lead their child into praying a prayer of salvation, the prayer that makes God smile. 

The True Princess: What Makes Someone a True Princess in Jesus' Eyes?  By: Angela Elwell Hunt.   My absolute favorite. A beautiful parable explaining that a true princess is one who serves.  

The True Princess: What Makes Someone a True Princess in Jesus' Eyes?  By: Angela Elwell Hunt.   My absolute favorite. A beautiful parable explaining that a true princess is one who serves.

 

When I'm a Mommy: A Little Girl's Paraphrase of Proverbs 31.  By: Ginger Adair Fulton.   

When I'm a Mommy: A Little Girl's Paraphrase of Proverbs 31.  By: Ginger Adair Fulton.   

A Young Lady of Valor: Proverbs 31 for Girls.  By: Pam Forster.  A coloring book of Proverbs 31 illustrations.

A Young Lady of Valor: Proverbs 31 for Girls.  By: Pam Forster.  A coloring book of Proverbs 31 illustrations.

Books for Girls Ages 8-12

 

A Girl of Beauty: Building Character in Young Girls.  By: Carol Fiddler and Elisabeth Elliot.  An unusual scripture-based study of character including how to handle disappointments and being a sunshine maker. 

A Girl of Beauty: Building Character in Young Girls.  By: Carol Fiddler and Elisabeth Elliot.  An unusual scripture-based study of character including how to handle disappointments and being a sunshine maker. 

Apples of Gold: A Parable of Purity.  By: Lisa Samson.  My daughters voted this their favorite book on all the lists! So tastefully written so that young girls think that guarding their "purity" is saving their first kiss and older girls who have had "the talk" recognize it means much more.

Apples of Gold: A Parable of Purity.  By: Lisa Samson.  My daughters voted this their favorite book on all the lists! So tastefully written so that young girls think that guarding their "purity" is saving their first kiss and older girls who have had "the talk" recognize it means much more.

Becoming a Daughter of Destiny: Letters to a Daughter About Discovering Her Purpose.  By: Joy Moore.  A scripture-based guide to help your daughter identify her spiritual gifts and begin to discover the divine plan God has for her life.

Becoming a Daughter of Destiny: Letters to a Daughter About Discovering Her Purpose.  By: Joy Moore.  A scripture-based guide to help your daughter identify her spiritual gifts and begin to discover the divine plan God has for her life.

Growing Little Women: Capturing Teaching Moments with Your Daughters (ages 7-10). By: Donna J. Miller and Christine Yount.  Stories and scriptures to read together and questions for each of you to answer. A great way to connect with your daughter.

Growing Little Women: Capturing Teaching Moments with Your Daughters (ages 7-10). By: Donna J. Miller and Christine Yount.  Stories and scriptures to read together and questions for each of you to answer. A great way to connect with your daughter.

Growing Little Women: Capturing Teachable Moments with Your Daughter (ages 9-12).  By: Donna Miller.  Stories and scriptures to read together, questions for each of you to answer. A great tool to improve or build your relationship.  

Growing Little Women: Capturing Teachable Moments with Your Daughter (ages 9-12).  By: Donna Miller.  Stories and scriptures to read together, questions for each of you to answer. A great tool to improve or build your relationship.  

 Lessons in Responsibility for Girls, Level 2 (also known as Home Economics for Homeschoolers). By: Anne White.  Simple projects with clear instructions to help girls learn skills for keeping a home.

 Lessons in Responsibility for Girls, Level 2 (also known as Home Economics for Homeschoolers). By: Anne White.  Simple projects with clear instructions to help girls learn skills for keeping a home.

Hind's Feet on High Places. By: Hannah Hurnard and JoAnn Edington. An allegory similar to the style of Pilgrim's Progress that speaks to hearts on multiple levels. 

Hind's Feet on High Places. By: Hannah Hurnard and JoAnn Edington. An allegory similar to the style of Pilgrim's Progress that speaks to hearts on multiple levels. 

Just Mom and Me Having Tea: A Devotional Bible Study for Mothers and Daughters. By: Mary Murray. 

Just Mom and Me Having Tea: A Devotional Bible Study for Mothers and Daughters. By: Mary Murray. 

Making Brothers and Sisters Best Friends: How to Fight the Good Fight at Home. By: Grace, Stephen and Sarah Mally.  Humorous and practical suggestions to bring peace between siblings.

Making Brothers and Sisters Best Friends: How to Fight the Good Fight at Home. By: Grace, Stephen and Sarah Mally.  Humorous and practical suggestions to bring peace between siblings.

Life Lessons from The Princess and the Kiss: Planting Seeds of Purity in Young Hearts. By: Jennie Bishop and Susan Henson. Includes a ceremony guide.

Life Lessons from The Princess and the Kiss: Planting Seeds of Purity in Young Hearts. By: Jennie Bishop and Susan Henson. Includes a ceremony guide.

 

Books for Middle and High School Girls

Apples of Gold: A Parable of Purity.  By: Lisa Samson.  My daughters voted this their favorite book on all the lists! So tastefully written so that young girls think that guarding their "purity" is saving their first kiss and older girls who have had "the talk" recognize it means much more.

Apples of Gold: A Parable of Purity.  By: Lisa Samson.  My daughters voted this their favorite book on all the lists! So tastefully written so that young girls think that guarding their "purity" is saving their first kiss and older girls who have had "the talk" recognize it means much more.

 Being a Girl Who Leads: Becoming a Leader by Following Christ. By: Shannon Kubiak Primicerio.

 Being a Girl Who Leads: Becoming a Leader by Following Christ. By: Shannon Kubiak Primicerio.

Before You Meet Prince Charming: A Guide to Radiant Purity. By: Sarah Mally.  A fairytale is woven throughout to introduce and apply principles of courtship to girls in our world today. 

Before You Meet Prince Charming: A Guide to Radiant Purity. By: Sarah Mally.  A fairytale is woven throughout to introduce and apply principles of courtship to girls in our world today. 

The Gift of Purity: Letters to a Daughter About Guarding Her Heart.  By: Joy Moore. She has questions. You need answers. It is a parent’s responsibility to provide accurate facts in the context of godly principles. Picking up where Lady Day left off, this book of letters addresses physical and emotional purity, conception in the context of marriage, and courtship as an alternative to dating. The Gift of Purity provides helpful information as parents communicate openly with their daughter about living a pure life.

The Gift of Purity: Letters to a Daughter About Guarding Her Heart.  By: Joy Moore.

She has questions. You need answers. It is a parent’s responsibility to provide accurate facts in the context of godly principles. Picking up where Lady Day left off, this book of letters addresses physical and emotional purity, conception in the context of marriage, and courtship as an alternative to dating. The Gift of Purity provides helpful information as parents communicate openly with their daughter about living a pure life.

Girl Talk: Mother/Daughter Conversations on Biblical Womanhood.  By: Carolyn Mahaney and Nicole Mahaney Whitacre.

Girl Talk: Mother/Daughter Conversations on Biblical Womanhood.  By: Carolyn Mahaney and Nicole Mahaney Whitacre.

His Princess: Love Letters from Your King. By: Sheri Rose Shepherd.  A devotional with powerful words of encouragement and identity. 

His Princess: Love Letters from Your King. By: Sheri Rose Shepherd.  A devotional with powerful words of encouragement and identity. 

Every Teen Girl's Little Pink Book for Daughters. By: Cathy Bartell.  

Every Teen Girl's Little Pink Book for Daughters. By: Cathy Bartell.  

Every Teen Girl's Little Pink Book on Girlfriends. By: Cathy Bartell. How to be a good friend, how to choose friends wisely.

Every Teen Girl's Little Pink Book on Girlfriends. By: Cathy Bartell. How to be a good friend, how to choose friends wisely.

 Every Teen Girl's Little Pink Book on Gab. By: Cathy Bartell. Words of wisdom about taming the tongue.

 Every Teen Girl's Little Pink Book on Gab. By: Cathy Bartell. Words of wisdom about taming the tongue.

 Every Teen Girl's Little Pink Book on What to Wear.   By: Cathy Bartell. Based on the amor of God.

 Every Teen Girl's Little Pink Book on What to Wear.   By: Cathy Bartell. Based on the amor of God.

Making Brothers and Sisters Best Friends: How to Fight the Good Fight at Home. By: Grace, Stephen and Sarah Mally.  Humorous and practical suggestions to bring peace between siblings.

Making Brothers and Sisters Best Friends: How to Fight the Good Fight at Home. By: Grace, Stephen and Sarah Mally.  Humorous and practical suggestions to bring peace between siblings.

A Young Woman After God's Own Heart: A Teen's Guide to Friends, Faith, Family, and the Future. By: Elizabeth George. 

A Young Woman After God's Own Heart: A Teen's Guide to Friends, Faith, Family, and the Future. By: Elizabeth George. 

A Young Woman's Walk with God: Growing More Like Jesus.  By: Elizabeth George.

A Young Woman's Walk with God: Growing More Like Jesus.  By: Elizabeth George.

A Young Woman After God's Own Heart: A Devotional. By: Elizabeth George. 

A Young Woman After God's Own Heart: A Devotional. By: Elizabeth George. 

 The Divine Dance: If the World Is Your Stage, Who Are You Performing For? By: Shannon Kubiak Primicerio. Especially meaningful to daughters who are dancers, reminding them to only perform for an audience of one--their Creator.  

 The Divine Dance: If the World Is Your Stage, Who Are You Performing For? By: Shannon Kubiak Primicerio. Especially meaningful to daughters who are dancers, reminding them to only perform for an audience of one--their Creator.