Godly Books for Boys & Young Men

“Wherewithal shall a young man cleanse his way?  by taking heed thereto according to thy Word.”

Ps. 119:9

“Rejoice, O young man, in thy youth; and let thy heart cheer thee in the days of thy youth, and walk in the ways of thine heart, and in the sight of thine eyes: but know thou, that for all these things God will bring thee into judgment.”

Eccl. 11:9


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Godly Stories & Books for Children & Youth



Order of Contents

For Boys  4
For Young Men  8+
A Collection  1



For Boys

Todd, John – Nuts for Boys to Crack: Earthly Stories with a Heavenly Meaning  1879  170 pp.

Crawshaw, John – Facts About Boys for Boys: being a Selection of Interesting and Instructive Facts and Incidents of a Moral and Religious Character  1856  250 pp.

Porchat, Jean J. – Three Months Under the Snow  1892  175 pp.

Various – Tiger & Tom, & Other Stories for Boys  1910

“Due to the noble effort of the original California publisher, these stories were found in nearly every orphanage in our land during the late 1800’s.  This edition has 100 illustrations.  You will find theses stories character building at its best.” – RHB



For Young Men

Alexander, Jams W. – My Brother’s Keeper: Letters to a Younger Brother on the Virtues and Vices, Duties and Dangers of Youth

Magie, David – The Spring-Time of Life, or Advice to Youth  1853  345 pp.

“Written by a former director of the American Tract Society and Princeton Theological Seminary, this book offers outstanding advice for youth in pursuit of biblical manliness.” – Michael Gaydosh

Wise, Daniel – The Young Man’s Counselor, or Sketches and Illustrations of the Duties and Dangers of Young Men  1862  270 pp.

Newcomb, Harvey – How to be a Man: a Book for Boys Containing Useful Hints on the Formation of Character  1847  245 pp.

Miller, J.R. – Young Men: Faults and Ideals, a Familiar Talk with Quotations from Letters  1893  25 pp.

Abbott, John S.C. – Practical Christianity, a Treatise Especially Designed for Young Men  1862  320 pp.

Ryle, J.C. – ‘Thoughts for Young Men’  †1900  38 pp.

Sprague, William

Letters to Young Men, Founded on the History of Joseph  1851  290 pp.

‘An Address Delivered… before the Young Men’s Association…’  1847  55 pp.



A Collection

Myers, Andrew – ‘Books for Boys’  5 paragraphs, including a list of 6 Christian, or Christian influenced, authors of adventure stories, and a list of 3 authors of historical fiction about church history, with 10 of their books linked.




“I have written unto you, young men, because ye are strong, and the word of God abideth in you, and ye have overcome the wicked one.”

1 John 2:14

“And the Lord their God shall save them in that day as the flock of his people…  For how great is his goodness…  corn shall make the young men cheerful, and new wine the maids.”

Zech. 9:16-17




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