The Good and the Beautiful Book List has helped countless families bring uplifting, clean, parent-approved books into their homes! 

Are you concerned about disrespect, inappropriate language and material, and low educational value in the books your children are reading? 

Most top booklists for kids include popular books without considering the effect that poor-quality literature and inappropriate content have on children. Jenny Phillips has spent many years reviewing all genres of literature to bring you her top book recommendations for children and teens. This unique booklist has very high standards, including: 

  • No disrespectful or inappropriate behavior made to look funny or acceptable
  • No unclean language
  • Selections with wonderful writing of the highest literary value
  • Character-building themes such as bravery, hard work, kindness, and respect

Browse our top recommended books for kids on your child’s level with the peace of mind that every single book has been carefully screened. Use our Book List to:

  • View an extensive database of book reviews that includes only books that are uplifting, clean, well written, and parent approved.
  • Create and print your own customized list of books for your next library visit, read-aloud book choice, or book purchase.
  • Search and sort books on the booklist by level, author, genre, and more.

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