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Recommended Books about Homeschool




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* Means highly recommended

Links to the world's largest online bibliography of homeschooling (KM Bunday)

*     7 Kinds of Smart : Identifying and Developing Your Multiple Intelligences
*     In Their Own Way
       Awakening Your Child's Natural Genius
       The Myth of the A.D.D. Child

BEAR, John, Ph.D.
    Bear's Guide to Non-Traditional College Degrees
    Bear's Guide to Finding Money For College
    College Degrees by Mail and Internet 2000


BOYER, Rick and Marily
     Socialization Trap : Protecting Your Children from Age Segregation and Other Pitfalls 

COLFAX, David & Mickie
       Hard Times In Paradise
*     Homeschooling For Excellence

*    The Art of Education : Reclaiming your Family, Community and Self
      Homeschooling: The Early Years
      Homeschooler's Success Stories: 15 Adults and 12 Children Share the Impact that Homeschooling has made on their lives

GATTO, John Taylor
       Dumbing Us Down
       The Exhausted School

       Free At Last

*       Homeschooling Handbook : From Preschool to High School - A Parent's Guide
*       Unschooling Handbook- How to use the Whole World as Your Child's Classroom

*      Family Matters: Why Homeschooling Makes Sense
        Snow Falling on Cedars (ok, off topic, but really good!!)

HAILEY, Kendall
       How I Became An Autodidact

HEGENER, Mark and Helen
       Alternatives In Education
       The Home School Reader

HOLT, John (founder of Growing without Schooling magazine)
*      Escape From Childhood
       Freedom and Beyond
       How Children Fail
*      How Children Learn
       Learning All The Time
       Teach Your Own
       What Do I Do Monday? (Innovators In Education)

       I Learn Better By Teaching Myself

       *The Teenage Liberation Handbook
       Real Lives: 11 Teenagers Who Don't Go To School

MOORE, Raymond & Dorothy
       Better Late Than Early
       The Successful Homeschool Family Handbook

PEDERSON, Anne & O'MARA, Peggy, eds
       Schooling at Home


RUPP, Rebecca
       Getting Started in Home Schooling : How and Why to Teach your Children at Home
       Good Stuff: Learning Tools For All Ages
*     The Complete Home Learning Source Book

SMITH, Frank
       Insult To Intelligence

       Better Than School - One Family's Declaration of Independence
       Child's Work - Taking Child's Choices Seriously

(most contributed by RuthAnn Biel)  

. The Education Revolution (formerly the AERO-Gramme) $15/yr  417 Roslyn Road, Roslyn Heights, NY 11577, 516-621-2195 

Boys Quest
,  ages 6-13 - no teenage material, each issue has a theme, exciting activities, fun filled reading, traditional values supported, no advertising, $18/6 issues  Box 227, Bluffton, OH 45817, 800-358-4732,

Catholic Home Educator
, NACHE, Box 420225, San Diego, CA 92142 $12/yr

Cobblestone Publishing
, Cobblestone (US History), Calliope (World Hst.), Odyssey (science), and Faces (Cultures) magazines, others, each issue focuses on specific topic.  Subscriptions & back issues, other support materials  30 Grove St. Peterborough, NH 03458, 800-821-0115.

Cricket Magazine
, , $36/yr. each. Cricket-readers 2nd gr. & up, Ladybug-beginning readers, others  800-827-0227, 112 Ten St, Des Moines IA 50309.

Archaeology for kids - very cute and informative  135 William St, NY NY 10038

, Scripture and Science for Kids, Apologetics Press, 230 Landmark Dr, Montgomery, AL 36117, 800-234-2882, colorful, entertaining 8 page monthly magazine for kids, $11, samples on web site

Dragonfly Magazine
, editor Lynne Myers, Dragonfly, NSTA,1840 Wilson Blvd.,Arlington, VA 22201, 800-722-NSTA, innovative magazine publishing kids scientific investigations using art and creative writing, theme based

The Drinking Gourd, PO Box 2557, Redmond, WA 98073 focus on multicultural home schooling, 206-836-0336 or 800-TDG-5487

THE F.U.N. News
, unschoolers newsletter,1688 Belhaven Woods Ct, Pasadena, MD 21122-3727, 888-386-7020 (orders only) or 410-360-7330, -fun learning for the whole family, online sample issue, back issues available

God's World Publications
, WORLD (newsweekly) for adults, also child focused newspapers at many levels.P.O. Box 2330, Asheville, NC 28802 800-951-6397, 

* Growing Without Schooling  The magazine & group founded by John Holt. Unschooling focus, $25/yr (6 issues)  2269 MASSACHUSETTS Ave, CAMBRIDGE, MA 02140m (617) 864-3100
Highlights Magazine 

Home Education Magazine, Sample issue $4.50 Bi-monthly $21/yr  PO BOX 1083, TONASKET, WA 98855, (509) 486-1351, 800-263-2567,

Home Educator's Family Times
$15/ 6 issues, samples online Box 708, Gray, ME 04039, 207-657-2800

Homeschool Dad Magazine
,  $18/y6 (6 issues), subscription discounts/offers available. educational activities and encouragement for Dads and the whole family. Articles, opinions, adventures, free email newsletter as well  609 Starlight Drive, Grand Junction, CO 81504, 970-434-6946

Homeschool Digest
, $18/yr - quarterly, Christian, practical tips, simple suggestions and bold biblical challenge Wisdoms Gate, PO Box 374, Covert, MI 49043

Homeschool Fun Online Magazine
, variety of articles, special features, message boards, more  4536 SW 14 Ave, Cape Coral, FL 33914, 941-549-4400

Homeschool Headlines
, Free ($12/4 issues in print form) online publication to support, inform, and empower homeschoolersBush Publications, 650 Company Farm Road, Aspers, PA 17304, 717-528-8850, 

Homeschooling Today
, Christian Perspective, pull out art lesson in each issue, also features on literature, science, unit studies, much more, $20/6 issues  PO Box 1680, Ft Collins, CO (954) 962-1930

Home School Researcher
, , $25/4 issues. Somewhat technical social science research edited by Dr. Brian Ray  Nat. Home Education Research Institute, Box 13939, Salem, OR 97309, 503-364-1490

, for girls ages 6-13 - no teenage material, each issue has a theme, exciting activities, fun filled reading, traditional values supported, no advertising, $18/6 issues  Box 227, Bluffton, OH 45817, 800-358-4732

How to Home School Newsletter
, newsletter, quarterly, print version-$45903 Grove Ave, Richmond VA 23226, 804-288-6402

HS Books 4 Sale
, web based used books, all categories

KIDS DISCOVER learn about the world, age 6 and up, commercial free, single topic issues (weather, oceans, explorers, buried treasure for example), simple explanations, fun activities, $20/12 issues with full refund guarantee  Box 54209, Boulder, CO 80323-4209, 212-677-4457

Moore Report International
, THE MOORE FOUNDATION, PO Box 1, Camas, WA 98607, 800-891-5255, latest research, homeschool testimonials, and up-to-date counsel from the Moores ("Where Homeschool Began") and much more, $15/6 issues

National Wildlife Federation
, Your Big Backyard 3-6 $17/yr, Ranger Rick 6-up, comes with NWF Jr Membership. 800-611-1599, Box 2049 Harlan, IA 51593-0269, 

Nature Friend Magazine 2727 Press Run Rd, Sugarcreek, OH 44681, 800-852-4482, Christian, world of nature with puzzles, drawing, science experiments, $22/1 yr (12 issues)

Open Arms Magazine
, a publication for mothers with with hearts in the home, $13/quarterly P.O. Box 225-W, Middlefield, CT 06455

Parents Review
, by Charlotte Mason Research and Supply Co. Box 1142, Rockland, ME 04841, back issues only

Practical Homeschooling
  PO Box 1250, Fenton, MO 63026-1850. 800-346-6322, $20/ 6 issues. This is Mary Pride's magazine and looks very attractive, also Home Life catalog site and resources

Ranger Rick (see National Wildlife Federation

Teaching Home
  Christian perspective, lots of ads and information $15/yr  Box 20219, Portland, OR 97294 503-253-9633

Weekly Reader
, Weekly Reader-grade level weekly newspapers, pre-K through teen, single subscriptions $25, group (2 or more) subscriptions much lower ($7 or less)  800-446-3355, 3001 Cindel Dr, Delran, NJ 08370, 

The World and I,  monthly, in depth articles on all subject areas, teachers guide, scholarly but readable, 3 free issues  3600 New York Ave, NE, Washington, DC 20078-0760, 800-822-2822,

800-992-5034, Wildlife Education Ltd, 12233 Thatcher Court, Poway, CA 92064, issues feature individual animals, $20/yr



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