“A good book is a friend forever.”
~Ann Herbert Scott

Books have always been a central part of Ann’s life. Some books that have delighted her:

From the World of Childhood:

Winnie the Pooh by A. A. Milne
The Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Grahame
The Snowy Day by Ezra Jack Keats
Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak
The Good Master by Kate Seredy
The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe by C. S. Lewis
The Hobbit by J. R. R. Tolkien
Charlotte’s Web by E. B. White
Now We Are Six by A. A. Milne
When We Were Very Young by A. A. Milne
The Tale of Peter Rabbit by Beatrix Potter
Nutshell Library by Maurice Sendak
The Little House books by Laura Ingalls Wilder
Little Pear by Eleanor Frances Lattimore
Our Granny by Margaret Wild
The Carrot Seed by Ruth Krauss
What Good Luck, What Bad Luck by Remy Charlip
The Way to Start a Day by Byrd Baylor
Quick as a Cricket by Audrey Wood
Wilfrid Gordon McDonald Partridge by Mem Fox

From Here and There

The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini
John Adams by David Mc Cullogh
The Agony and the Ecstasy by Irving Stone
Early Morning, Remembering My Father by Kim Stafford
What Every Woman Knows by J. M. Barrie
Collected Poems by Robert Frost
Refuge by Terry Tempest Williams
Between Silence and Answer by Jeanne Lohmann
The Encyclopedia Britannica
Journal of a Solitude by May Sarton
Leaves of Grass by Walt Whitman
The Oxford English Dictionary
Gift from the Sea by Anne Morrow Lindbergh
The Odyssey attributed to Homer
The Greek Islands by Lawrence Durrell
An American Childhood by Annie Dillard
Stalking the Wild Asparagus by Euell Gibbons
The Unreluctant Years by Lillian H. Smith
Dear Mad’m by Stella Walthal Patterson
Letters, Essays by E. B. White
These Ruins Are Inhabited by Muriel Beadle
Personal Knowledge by Michael Polanyi
The Tacit Dimension by Michael Polanyi
How to Cook a Wolf by M. F. K. Fisher
Civilization by Kenneth Clark
Sweet Promised Land by Robert Laxalt
Survival Arts of the Primitive Paiutes by Margaret Wheat
Complete Poems and Plays by T. S. Eliot
The Collected Poems of W. B. Yeats
Not Man Apart with lines from Robinson Jeffers
The Road from Coorain by Jill Ker Conway
Iris by John Bayley
The Uses of Enchantment by Bruno Bettelheim
One Little Boy by Dorothy Baruch
Ishi, Last of His Tribe by Theodora Kroeber
The Autobiography of Eleanor Roosevelt
New and Selected Poems by Mary Oliver
Collected Poems by Emily Dickinson
Dreams of My Father by Barack Obama

From the Life of the Spirit:

Beginning to Pray by Anthony Bloom
The Jerusalem Bible
The Meaning of Revelation by H. Richard Niebuhr
Asian Journal by Thomas Merton
Time to Spare by Douglas Steere
Circle of Quiet by Madaleine L’Engle
Walden by Henry David Thoreau
Tao Te Ching by Lao Tzu
Inner Eye of Love by William Johnston
Silent Music by William Johnston
Jung and the Story of Our Time by Laurens van der Post
Memories, Dreams, Reflections by C. G. Jung
Journal of a Soul by Pope John XXIII
The Choice is Always Ours Dorothy Berkeley Phillips, Ed.
On Listening to Another Douglas Steere
From Faith to Faith by H. David Napier
Journey Inward, Journey Outward by Elizabeth O’Connor
Widening Circles: A Memoir by Joanna Macy
Present Moment, Wonderful Moment and Other Writing by Thich Nhat Hanh
The Story of Quakerism by Elfrida Vipont
New Seeds of Contemplation by Thomas Merton
Joanna Macy’s Autobiography
Markings by Dag Hammarskjold