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6 Books Families Should Read and Discuss Together

Books are more powerful than most people understand. They change lives in many ways and can help build families, communities, and nations. For stronger and more loving relationships, there are books families are expected to read and discuss together. Here, we briefly discuss six books we believe should make your family’s list.

Three Times Lucky – Sheila Turnage

The heroine of this book, the spunky Miss Moses Lebeau, will make you laugh, cry, and pray at the same time. She really has an uphill task of saving her precious family. Every kid in your home will love the story, and there are many things to talk about.

Little Women – Louisa May Alcott

This book focuses on the March sisters as they deal with their siblings’ struggles. The best thing about the book is that it can teach everyone in your family how to be loving and supportive of each other. It is an excellent family book by all standards.

Gregor the Overlander – Suzanne Collins

This is the sort of book to go for when you want to introduce your kids to realistic fantasy. The story follows an ordinary boy who finds his way to the extraordinary part of the underworld. His quest was a difficult one, but it has the magic to bring your family together when you discuss it.

Far From the Tree – Robin Benway

On the cover of the book, you will find the question: what does it take to be a family? When you start reading, you will share in the struggles of three siblings adopted by different families. It is when they finally meet each other that the real struggle started.

The Glass Castle – Jeannette Walls

Reading this, you may think it is a fictional novel, but it is actually Wall’s memoir. It takes on the challenges of growing up with dysfunctional parents. The book can help you all appreciate the things you have.

The Inexplicable Logic of My Life – Benjamin Alire Saenz

This book touches on the value of family, as well as the benefits of good friendship. You will discover lots of unique relationships between the parents and the characters in the book.

Reading and discussing family books together can provide a great opportunity for members of the family to learn and discuss.  There are just six books here, but you should know that there are hundreds of wonderful family books you can read with your loved ones. Start from these ones and expand later.