Ambleside Library

Welcome to Ambleside Schools International Online Library.
Here you will find resources in books, articles, videos, CD's and DVD's in many different genres and for all age groups.

Please note that although ASI may not be in full agreement, we do believe that each author has some valuable knowledge to contribute to the subject in the following resources:.
If you do not see a resource here and would like us to review it please contact us we will consider all your suggestions. See the ASI Reading List here

Title Author Description
Joseph Allend PH.D & Claudia Worrell Allend PH.D
Do you sometimes wonder how your teen is ever going to survive on his or her own as an adult? Does your high school junior seem oblivious to the challenges that lie ahead?
Grace Palladiono
Mr. William H. Willimon (Author), Mr. Thomas H. Naylor (Cont
From Publishers Weekly Decades at Duke University, where Willimon is dean of the chapel and Naylor is professor emeritus of economics, provide the experience and motivation for this powerful plea to reorganize colleges and universities.
Patricia Hersch
From Library Journal The "generation gap" of the 1960s has widened into a much deeper chasm in the 1990s, according to Hersch, former contributing editor to Psychology Today and the mother of three adolescents.
William Sears
From Publishers Weekly In this vivid and ambitious guide to feeding a family, the Searses, William a doctor and Martha a nurse, shed light on the attributes of food: here brown sugar is "ordinary table sugar made brown by adding molasses," an
Peter Sears
From Publishers Weekly Pediatrician guru William Sears turns away from his characteristically warm and fuzzy tone, teaming with co-authors Sears (his son Peter, also a doctor) and Foy to issue a dire warning about childhood obesity.
In this touching tale, a gifted young violinist is sent to study music at the Pieta orphanage in Venice with the great composer Antonio Vivaldi.
Anthony Esolen
Extinguishing the minds (and souls) of our children in ten easy steps Play dates, soccer practice, day care, political correctness, drudgery without facts, television, video games, constant supervision, endless distractions
Diana Secker Tesdell
Christmas Stories is a treasury of short fiction by great writers of the past two centuries—from Dickens and Tolstoy to John Updike and Alice Munro.
John Hollander
Christmas is both a holiday and a holy day, and from the start it has been associated with poetry, from the song of the seraphim above the manger to the cherished carols around the punch bowl.
Phebe A. Curtiss
Editor Phebe A. Curtiss worried children, especially, might get lost in the day's creeping commercialism. She aimed the book at schools and Sunday schools, and assembled twenty bits of Christmas lore to teach a proper observance.
Michael Harrison
What better time than Christmas to ponder the passing of the year, the mystery of the birth of Christ, the traditions of the season, and the expectation of what the New Year might usher in?