Top Rated Homeschool Books

This list of parent-educator, top-rated homeschooling books has been chosen for their outstanding features and editorial excellence. These are titles that you will find recommended over and over again by homeschooling parent educators due to their quality and expert advice offered to homeschooling parents.

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Top Recommended Homeschooling Books

The Complete Home Learning Source Book - The Essential Resource Guide for Homeschoolers, Parents, and Educators Covering Every Subject from Arithmetic to Zoology

The Complete Home Learning Source Book
The Essential Resource Guide for Homeschoolers, Parents, and Educators Covering Every Subject from Arithmetic to Zoology by Rebecca Rupp. This fun to read, ambitious reference guide more than lives up to its name. The Complete Home Learning Source Book, at practically three inches thick is jam packed with titles, ordering information, and website references you will use time and time again.

Homeschooling: The Teen Years

Homeschooling: The Teen Years
Your Complete Guide to Successfully Homeschooling the 13- To 18-Year Old by Cafi Cohen. This book contains a large collection of lists and quick tips offering everything from the top 10 books for teens to the most popular math programs and much more. This is a guide you will want to return to again and again during those trying teen years.

The Ultimate Book of Homeschooling Ideas: 500+ Fun and Creative Learning Activities for Kids Ages 3-12

The Ultimate Book of Homeschooling Ideas
500+ Fun and Creative Learning Activities for Kids Ages 3-12 by Linda Dobson. Looking for new and creative ways to teach your child the basics? Look no further! Inside this innovative helper, you will find kid-tested and parent-approved techniques for learning everything from math, science, writing, and history to manners, and much more. This book is truly a mother lode of ideas for learning!

100 Top Picks For Homeschool Curriculum: Choosing The Right Curriculum And Approach For Your Child's Learning Style

100 Top Picks For Homeschool Curriculum
Choosing The Right Curriculum And Approach For Your Child's Learning Style by Cathy Duffy. The key to successful home education, homeschool veterans will tell you, is determining your educational philosophy and marrying it to your child's learning style. Then you can make an informed decision in choosing the right educational curriculum for the child. This is the formula for success.

The Unschooling Handbook: How to Use the Whole World As Your Child's Classroom

The Unschooling Handbook
How to Use the Whole World As Your Child's Classroom by Mary Griffith. Unschooling, a homeschooling method based on the belief that kids learn best when allowed to pursue their natural curiosities and interests, is practiced by 10 to 15 percent of the estimated 1.5 million homeschoolers in the United States. There is no curriculum or master plan for allowing children to decide when, what, and how they will learn, but veteran homeschooler Mary Griffith comes as close as you can get in this slim manual.

The First Year of Homeschooling Your Child - Your Complete Guide to Getting Off to the Right Start

The First Year of Homeschooling Your Child
Your Complete Guide to Getting Off to the Right Start by Linda Dobson. The first year of homeschooling, is hands-down the most frightening for parents. The first hurdle parents must face is how to get started. Linda Dobson provides answers to the questions you didn't even know to ask. There are two features you will love: First, Dobson takes the reader through nine different styles of homeschooling and explains them thoroughly. Then she walks you you through "A week in the life" with a family using each.

Home Learning Year by Year

Home Learning Year by Year
How to Design a Homeschool Curriculum from Preschool Through High School by Rebecca Rupp. Finally, homeschoolers have a comprehensive guide to designing a homeschool curriculum, from one of the country's foremost homeschooling experts. Rebecca Rupp presents a structured plan to ensure that your children will learn what they need to know when they need to know it, from preschool through high school. Based on the traditional pre-K through 12th-grade structure.

Homeschooling The Early Years - Your Complete Guide to Successfully Homeschooling the 3- to 8- Year-Old Child

Homeschooling: The Early Years
Your Complete Guide to Successfully Homeschooling the 3- to 8- Year-Old Child by Linda Dobson. Nothing beats seeking the voice of experience if you want to join the estimated 1 to 3 million parents who teach their children at home. Here's a guide that comes direct from the experts: a mother of two homeschooled, now-grown children and 83 homeschooling families she surveyed. Their stories alone make reading this starter kit on teaching ages 3 to 7 worthwhile.

The Teenage Liberation Handbook

The Teenage Liberation Handbook
How to Quit School and Get a Real Life and Education by Grace Llewellyn. You won't find this book on a school library shelf--it's pure teenage anarchy. While many homeschooling authors hem and haw that learning at home isn't for everyone, this manifesto practically tells kids they're losers if they do otherwise. With the exception of a forwarding note to parents, this book is written entirely for teenagers, and the first 75 pages explain why school is a waste of time.

The Homeschooling Book of Answers - 101 Important Questions Answered by Homeschooling's Most Respected Voices

The Homeschooling Book of Answers
101 Important Questions Answered by Homeschooling's Most Respected Voices by Linda Dobson. Homeschooling can be a very intimidating undertaking for parents just starting out on their homeschooling journey. This book helps to ease many fears and presents lots of research data and professional opinions that will encourage you in this endeavor and calm those fears. You will find this book has numerous thoughtful suggestions.

A Charlotte Mason Companion: Personal Reflections on the Gentle Art of Learning

A Charlotte Mason Companion
Personal Reflections on the Gentle Art of Learning by Karen Andreola. A tenderly written, thorough introduction to the Charlotte Mason philosophy. This chapter-by-chapter overview of the inspiring teaching principles of Christian educator Charlotte Mason, reveals the practical day by day method of how to teach "the Charlotte Mason way."

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