The Giving Tree - read when I was little and again when I was big (to my little one).
Our Green House loves classic children's literature that nurtures a lifelong love of reading and learning. "The Giving Tree" by Shel Silverstein is a much beloved story about a tree and her selfless generosity towards a boy she adores.
Service above self: What leaders can learn from “The Giving Tree”
I read this every year to my Seniors during the last week of school. I cry every time; it never fails!
Make These Toys: 101 Clever Creations Using Everyday Items by Heather Swain http://www.amazon.com/dp/0399535918/ref=cm_sw_r_pi_dp_bdImvb1FZBT5X
Erin McKean's The Hundred Dresses explores the styles of our times with delightful illustrations and a nice dose of humor. Equal parts inspirational and educational (and lots of fun for anyone fashion-obsessed).
The Christian Parenting Handbook: 50 Heart-Based Strategies for All the Stages of Your Child's Life
I truly fancy journals. Cant get enough of them and Anthroplogie has a cute one. The five year journal called Q A a day by Potter Style. It has 365 random questions to get you going. So if you fancy journal writing, try this one.