This Classical Reading Guide will help you choose the best books for K-12 reading by level, genre, and more.

From the Publisher: “In this information age, it’s sometimes hard to know how to choose between the sea of options and resources that present themselves at every turn. When you are choosing what books your children will read, the stakes are especially high. That is why we have put years of research into The Classical Reader, collecting and analyzing the K–12 reading recommendations of classical educators from around the country, seeking those readings that have been important and pleasurable to generations of students. This pithy book includes recommendations for reading at each grade level, noting each selection’s level of difficulty and genre. The Classical Reader provides a way to keep a record of what your student has read and will also help you to plan future reading. This book is a valuable resource for every school and homeschool family for everything from book reports to reading for pleasure.

“This extensive revised edition of the formerly titled A Reader’s Guide is a veritable cave of dragon loot, an embarrassment of riches that will provide years of instruction and delight and help to instill a lifelong love of reading.

“Though The Classical Reader physical book provides a way to keep a record of what your student has read and help you to plan future reading, we have also created a companion website! At you can sort by level, difficulty, and genre.”