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TCCSA RECOMMENDED BOOK LIST

& Where to Find Resources
See Also Video List


Based on a list compiled by Linda Gunderson

See Also Reviews

  • Bookstore of TCCSA

    Some books or videos associated with speakers may be available at meetings and samples can be examined but there will no longer be a large stock of multiple items.

    Books and videos can be ordered from many of the resources listed on our Links Page

    Especially consider:

  • Creation Moments www.creationmoments.com
  • Great Works Catalog: Creation Videos, Books, Music, Artifacts and Art
    Click HERE for the first half of the Catalog. (2.5 MB)
    Click HERE for the second half of the Catalog. (2.5 MB)
    Click HERE for the first page of the order form.
    Click HERE for the second page of the order form.
  • Institute for Creation Research http://www.icr.org
  • Answers in Genesis www.answersingenesis.org
  • Amazon.com Amazon.com

  • Videos of the Southern Minnesota Association for Creation Meetings are available from Bryce Gaudian See the list and order form. Visit SMAC Web page.

  • Christian Resource Center-- Hand In Hand Christian Montessori School (HIH) 2129 Fairview Ave. N. Roseville, MN 55113
    See CRC for details. It is a lending library for books and videos for those who do not wish to purchase. You may pick up or have the resources mailed.


  • Other Resources are listed on the Links and Other Organizations pages.


  • Linda Gunderson, (763) 559-6616, 12300 - 23rd Avenue North, Plymouth, MN 55441, is also a good resource person for finding materials.


  • (some titles may be duplicated in different sections)


    Have You Developed An Appetite For Biblical Archaeology?
    To Find Out About The Publication ARTIFAX, click HERE.




    NEWER BOOKS ARE LISTED AT THE END


    (some titles may be duplicated in different sections)


    Section I: Beginning Your Reference Library

    Books to Get You Started

    • In the Beginning, by Dr. Walter T. Brown, Jr.
    • Unlocking the Mysteries of Creation, by Dennis R. Petersen
    • The Genesis Record, by Dr. Henry M. Morris
    • The Lie: Evolution, by Ken Ham
    • The Answers Book, by Ken Ham, Dr. Andrew Snelling and Dr. Carl Wieland
    Youth Focus (But Adults Love Them)

    • It Couldn't Just Happen, by Lawrence Richards
      (Note: contains statements regarding long ages which all may not agree with, but is good overall.)
    • A is for Adam, by Ken & Mally Ham, illustrator Dan Lietha   
    • Dinosaurs by Design, by Duane T. Gish, Ph.D.
    • Noah's Ark and the Ararat Adventure, by John D. Morris
    • The Great Dinosaur Mystery and the Bible, by Paul S. Taylor
    In-depth/Technical

    • In the Minds of Men,by Ian T. Taylor
    • Bones of Contention, by Marvin L. Lubenow
    • The Controversy: Roots of the Creation-Evolution Debate, by Dr. Donald E. Chittick
    • The Genesis Flood, by Dr. John C. Whitcomb and Dr. Henry M. Morris (semi-technical)
    • The Biotic Message, by Walter James ReMine

    • Genetic Entropy & the Mystery of the Genome, by J.C.Sanford
      See Review



    Section II: Non-Biblical Creation Resources


    General Books

    • In the Beginning - Special Edition
    • by Dr. Walter T. Brown, Jr.
      (The Special Edition has Biblical references removed for use in public schools.)
    • Darwin on Trial,
    • by Phillip E. Johnson    
    • Reason in the Balance
    • by Phillip E. Johnson
    • Defeating Darwinism
    • by Phillip E. Johnson
    • Of Pandas and People
    • by Percival Davis and Dean Kenyon --
      (Originally written as a public school textbook, Jr. High-Adult)
    • Fossils: Key to the Present
    • by Richard B. Bliss, Gary E. Parker, Duane T. Gish
    • Origin of Life
    • , by Richard B. Bliss, Gary E. Parker, Duane T. Gish
    • Origins: Creation or Evolution, by Richard Bliss  
    • Science Frontiers, by William Corliss
    • Darwin's Enigma,
    • , by Luther D. Sunderland  

    More Technical Books

    • Darwin's Black Box
    • , by Michael Behe
      (Irreducably complex structures must be complete to work and cannot be made by gradual accumulation of small changes.)
    • Evolution: A Theory in Crisis
    • , by Michael Denton
      ( A non Christian points out the weaknesses of evolution.)
    • The Biotic Message
    • , by Walter James ReMine
      (Life contains a message that says it is created and confounds all attempts to say otherwise. All data used in the book comes from qualified sources accepted by evolutionists.)
    • Creation's Tiny Mystery
    • , by Dr. Robert V. Gentry
      (Polonium Halos in igneous rocks indicate instantaneous creation of the parent atoms.)
    • Fingerprints of Creation
    • The Young Age of the Earth
    • The Mystery of Life's Origin
    • by Charles B. Thaxton, Walter L. Bradley, Roger L. Olsen
      (The complexity in living systems is far beyond anything that could occur by chance.)
    • The Hidden History of the Human Race
    • , by Michael Cremo and Richard Thompson
    • The Natural Limits to Biological Change
    • by Lane P. Lester and Raymond G. Bohlin
    • The Creation/Evolution Controversy
    • by Randy L. Wysong
      (one of the most comprehensive of it's kind)
    • Texas Tracks and Artifacts 2nd edition
    • by Robert Helfinstine and the late Jerry Roth




    Section III. Additional Resources For Youth


    Suitable For Curriculum Texts


    • Fossils: Key to the Present
    • by Richard B. Bliss, Gary E. Parker, Duane T. Gish
    • Origin of Life
    • by Richard B. Bliss, Gary E. Parker, Duane T. Gish
    • Origins: Creation or Evolution
    • , Richard Bliss  
    • In The Beginning - Special Edition
    • by Dr. Walter Brown
    • Unlocking the Mysteries of Creation
    • , by Dennis R. Petersen
    • Illustrated Origins Answer Book
    • by Paul Taylor set
    • Backyard Scientist (book series)
    • by Jane Hoffman, six different books
    • Fossils: Hard Facts From the Earth
    • by Norman Fox
    • Astronomy and the Bible, by Dr. Donald B. DeYoung
    • Science and the Bible
    • by Dr. Donald B. DeYoung
    • Science in Creation Week
    • by David Unfred
    • Helping Children Understand Genesis & the Dinosaurs
    • by Erich von Fange
    • It's a Young World After All
    • by Paul S. Ackerman

    For history, read some of the books on scientists who believed, or Christian patriots

    • The World of Living Fossils, John Mackay --(thoroughly enjoyable, very successful in classrooms)
    Teacher's Resource

    • The Search for the Origin of Life
    • by Australian John Mackay outstanding videos & texts, being used in public schools (Creation Research, 615-374-3693, call for brochure) 
    Scientific Fiction
    (Creation Science in a Fictional Setting)

    • Adam and His Kin
    • by Ruth Beechick -- 5th grade - adult
    • Life in The Great Ice Age
    • by Michael and Beverly Oard
      (scientific reasons for an ice age in a story format -- 4th grade-Adult)
    • Voyage to the Planets
    • by Dr. Richard Bliss and Dr. Donald -- jr high - adult DeYoung
    • Voyage to the Stars
    • by Dr. Richard Bliss
    • Dry Bones and Other Fossils
    • by Gary Parker -- age 6 - 12
    • D is For Dinosaur
    • by Ken & Mally Ham  
      ( Includes rhymes, coloring, teacher's guide ) -- ages 4 - 10
    • What Really Happened to the Dinosaurs?
    • by John Morris and Ken Ham   -- ages 4-12

    Section IV: Books on Ark


    General Books

    • Noah's Ark and the Ararat Adventure
    • by John D. Morris - great book, current research, photos, Jr. High-Adult
    • The Ark, A Realty?
    • by Richard C. Bright - detailed, explores historical, eye-witness accounts; first hand experience
    • Noah's Ark: a Feasibility Study
    • by John Woodmorappe - in-depth study of every aspect, answers all major criticisms
    • Amazing Bible Facts About Noah's Ark
    • by Ken Ham/Mark Dinsmore - facts booklet of the true account, Jr. High-Adult
    • Noah's Ark Activity Books
    • by E. & B. Snellenberger - 6 books: colors, shapes, numbers, basic skills, opposites, alphabet

    Fiction

    • In the Days of Noah
    • by Gloria Clanin - a look at pre-flood life, ages 10-Adult
    • Noah's Ark and the Great Flood
    • by Gloria Clanin - full color, a grandfather tells the story, ages 6-10
    • The Landing Place
    • by Clint Kelly - great perils meet expeditioners as they battle on Ararat to find the Ark, 12-Adult
    • Mystery of the Ark
    • by Paul Thomsen - Ark search team experiences bandits, dangers, storms on Mt. Ararat, ages 9-Adult
    • Noah-Voyage to a New Earth
    • by J.R. Lucas - futuristic setting showing trials Noah's family may have experienced
    • Tales From the Ark
    • by Avril Rowlands - what might have happened aboard the Ark, ages 8-12
    • Bumper & Noah
    • by Mary Hollingsworth - Bumper the dinosaur helps out Noah, ages 3-8
    • Noah's Ark: Mystery of Ararat
    • by Larry Ikenberry - facts and photos from a member of the '73 Ararat expedition, more
    • Argi-Dagh, The Painful Mountain
    • by Don Shockey - story of living Ark eye-witness Ed Davis, more, illustrated
    • Quest for Noah's Ark
    • by John Warwick Montgomery - in-depth, history of sightings, plausibility, more
      Lending Library Only - Videos
    • In Search of Noah's Ark, Sunn-Classic Pictures - 1976
    • evidence of the Ark's existence, dramatized - home showing only
    • Noah's Ark
    • Hanna-Barbera's The Greatest Adventure Stories From the Bible


    Section V: The Great Flood and Related Resources


    General Books

    • In the Beginning
    • by Dr. Walter T. Brown, Jr. - comprehensive, all encompassing sourcebook, Jr. High-Adult
    • In the Beginning- Special Edition
    • by Dr. Walter T. Brown, Jr. - the Special Edition has Biblical references removed
    • The Genesis Flood
    • by Dr. John C. Whitcomb & Dr. Henry Morris - comprehensive scientific data, semi-technical
    • The Global Flood of Noah
    • by Bert Thompson, Ph.D. - excellent summary in this area of study
    • Studies in Flood Geology
    • by John Woodmorappe - in-depth and highly-documented scholarly compilation
    • The World That Perished
    • by John C. Whitcomb - explains many natural phenomena by a global flood, legends, more
    • The Flood
    • by Dr. Alfred M. Rehwinkel - 1951 classic still in print, very good information, answers many questions
    • Grand Canyon: Monument to Catastrophe
    • by Steve Austin - well illustrated creationist field guide, geology/biology
    • After the Flood
    • by Bill Cooper - post-flood history of Europe traced back to Noah
    • The Genesis Record
    • by Dr. Henry M. Morris - scientific, devotional commentary, reads like a novel
    • The Great Dinosaur Mystery and the Bible
    • by Paul Taylor - dinosaurs (dragons) living with people, more, 7-Adult
    • What Really Happened to the Dinosaurs?
    • by John Morris and Ken Ham - the world before the flood, ages 4-12
    • An Ice Age Cause by the Genesis Flood
    • by meteorologist Michael J. Oord - evidence supports ice age after global flood
    • Life in The Great Ice Age
    • by Michael and Beverly Oard - scientific reasons for an ice age, 4th grade-Adult
    • Fossils: Hard Facts From the Earth
    • by Norman Fox - introduction to the study of the fossil record, grades 3-6
    • Fossils: Key to the Present
    • by Richard Bliss, Gary Parker, Duane Gish - two-model science study, Jr. High-Adult
    • Fossils, Frogs, Fish & Friends
    • by Richard Bliss - fossils and the flood, cartoon illustrations, grades 4-6
    • Dry Bones and Other Fossils
    • by Gary Parker - fossils, dinosaurs, the Grand Canyon and creation, ages 6-12
    • Evolution Challenge of the Fossil Record
    • by Duane Gish - details absence of transitional forms

    Section VI: Newer Books


    • Shattering The Myths Of Darwinism
    • by Richard Milton, Park Street Press, Rochester Vermont
    • The Soul Of Science
    • by Nancy Pearcey and Charles B. Thaxton, Crossway Books, Wheaton Illinois
    • Fossil Facts and Fantasies
    • by Joe Taylor, See Review
    • One Blood
    • by Ken Ham
    • God's Promise to the Chinese by Ethel Nelson, Richard Broadberry and Ginger Tong Chock, See Review

    • Tornado in a Junkyard
    • by James Perloff, See Review
    • Ride To Glory
    • by Warren L. Johns, See Review
    • The Long War Against God
    • by Henry Morris, See Review
    • Mystery of the Effigy Mounds
    • by Russ McGlenn Review
    • The Adventure Safaris Creation Science Dinosaur Dig Workbook
    • by Russ McGlenn Review
    • Design Vs. Chaos, A New Model of the Atom Based on Classical Science and a Biblical World View, 2000
    • by Russ McGlenn Review
    • Unlocking The Mysteries of Creation
    • by Dennis Petersen.
      For a review, click HERE
    • Icons of Evolution
    • by Dr. Jonathan Wells.
      For a review, clickHERE.
    • God: The Evidence
    • by Patrick Glynn.
      For a review, clickHERE.
    • For A List Of Books and Videos Recommended by the British organization, Adam and Eve IT, click
    • HERE.


    Section VII: Books (& a Video) On Intelligent Design (Compiled by Al Heitkamp, November 05)


    • EVOLUTION: A THEORY IN CRISIS
    • by Dr. Michael Denton, Genetics
    • NATURE' DESTINY
    • by Dr. Michael Denton, Genetics
    • DARWIN'S BLACK BOX
    • by Dr. Michael Behe, Biochemistry
    • INTELLIGENT DESIGN
    • by Dr. William Dembski, Mathematics and Philosophy
    • THE DESIGN REVOLUTION
    • Dr. William Dembski (editor), Mathematics and Philosophy
    • -UNCOMMON DISSENT: DEBATING DESIGN FROM DARWIN TO DNA
    • Dr. William Dembski (editor), Mathematics and Philosophy
    • DARWIN ON TRIAL
    • by Phillip E. Johnson, JD, Law Professor at U California, Berkley
    • THE WEDGE OF TRUTH
    • by Phillip E. Johnson, JD, Law Professor at U California, Berkley
    • HOW NOW SHALL WE LIVE?
    • by Nancy Pearcy, Writer -- Discovery Institute (co-author with Chuck Colson)
    • THE SOUL OF SCIENCE
    • by Nancy Pearcy, Writer -- Discovery Institute
    • NEWTON'S GIFT ON SYSTEMS
    • Dr. David Berlinski, Mathematics and Philosophy
    • OF PANDAS AND PEOPLE: THE CENTRAL QUESTION OF BIOLOGICAL ORIGINS 1993
    • by Percival Davis, MA, Life Science; Dr. Dean H. Kenyon, Biology; Dr. Charles B.Thaxton, Chemistry
    • UNLOCKING THE MYSTERY OF LIFE: The case for intelligent design
    • by Dr. Michael Denton, Genetics
    • UNLOCKING THE MYSTERY OF LIFE: The case for intelligent design
    • Produced by Illustra Media www.illustramedia.com/


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