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This list of 1000 good books, sorted by reading level from pre-readers through college-bound senior high students, was compiled by a group of 25 homeschooling mothers along the parameters of John Senior’s (The Death of Christian Culture, the Restoration of Christian Culture) 1000 Good Books – 100 Great Books reading theory.

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Introduction: ATN Book Lists has grown significantly since its birth in 1996.There are now close to 1,000 lists on the site! This has made keeping this index page manageable a very hard task. I am currently rethinking how to organzie this page.

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