That's My Son: How Moms Can Influence Boys to Become Men of Character: Rick Johnson - Read this for a presentation on working with college men. This a great book to guide you in mothering or in my case working with boys.
Irena Sendler got permission to work in a Warsaw Ghetto as a plumber. She courageously smuggled babies in her tool box and carried larger children in a sack. She trained her dog to bark when Nazis were near. She saved 2500 children.
The Perks of Being a Wallflower, Stephen Chbosky. Really enjoyed this one. Set up in letter format throughout from the "wallflower's" pov, Charlie. Lots of drugs, smoking & other teen hazards. But a great read, lots of deep thinking.
Fishpond Australia, The Well-trained Mind: A Guide to Classical Education at Home by Jessie Wise Susan Wise Bauer. Buy Books online: The Well-trained Mind: A Guide to Classical Education at Home, ISBN Jessie Wise Susan Wise Bauer
Age of the Patriarchs, Level A, History The Story of the World: History for the Classical Child: Volume Ancient Times: From the Earliest Nomads to the Last Roman Emperor, Revised Edition by Susan Wise Bauer
"This Is Where I Leave You" by Jonathan Tropper before it comes out as a movie starring Jason Bateman and Tina Fey in September. What a fatasntic book. Funny in a dark way and tells a deep story of family and what that means.