Those Fabulous Fruits Book List

On page 32 of this month’s issue of ParentLife, Cari Stone gave us tangible ways to live out Galatians 5. Here are a few of Cari’s recommendations for great literature to read to kids to show them the fruits of the Spirit.

Picture Books

Miss Rumphius by Barbara Cooney

Thy Friend, Obadiah by Brinton Turkle

All the Places to Love by Patricia MacLachlan

The Carrot Seed by Ruth Krauss

The Selfish Giant by Oscar Wilde

The Way I Act by Steve Metzger


Chapter Books

The Hundred Dresses by Eleanor Estes

The Family Under the Bridge by Natalie Savage Carlson

Farmer Boy by Laura Ingalls Wilder


Bible Stories

The Jesus Storybook Bible by, Sally Lloyd-Jones

This version is especially accessible and contains many stories which highlight these attributes, including:

“A New Beginning” – Story of Noah

“The Good Shepherd” – Based on the Psalms of David

“The Captain of the Storm” – Jesus Calming the Waters

“The Friend of Little Children” – Jesus reaching out to the children

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