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Here’s a list of recommended books about homeschooling, chosen by your Homeschooling Guide for their outstanding features and editorial excellence. VKidz is a participant in the USA and the Canadian Amazon Associates Programs.

Most also have Kindle editions, but not all. The Kindle links are usually for the US site, unless labeled otherwise.

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Best Books On Home Schooling

# 1 – Don’t Waste Your Time Homeschooling, by Traci Matt

# 1 – Don’t Waste Your Time Homeschooling, by Traci Matt

With the empty nest looming, author Traci Matt takes a look back at two decades of successes and regrets and offers field-tested ideas to help you on your home education journey. "Don’t Waste Your Time Homeschooling: 72 Things I Wish I’d Known" features concrete suggestions to help you.
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# 2 – Homeschooling 101, by Erica Arndt

# 2 – Homeschooling 101, by Erica Arndt

By Erica Arndt. A step by step practical guide that will help you get started and continue on in your homeschooling journey.
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# 3 – Homeschooling For Dummies, by Jennifer Kaufeld

# 3 – Homeschooling For Dummies, by Jennifer Kaufeld

Turn your home into a school and raise smart, well-adjusted kids Homeschooling lets you spend lots of time with your kids — and teach them your values and beliefs. But where do you get teaching materials? Or find social outlets so your kids can make friends? Covering everything from curriculum and legal compliance to...
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# 4 – Home Learning Year by Year, by Rebecca Rupp

# 4 – Home Learning Year by Year, by Rebecca Rupp

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. Homeschoolers can design their own curricula, assembling resources and using approaches that best suit their own children's needs.
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# 5 – The Unhurried Homeschooler, by Durenda Wilson

# 5 – The Unhurried Homeschooler, by Durenda Wilson

The Unhurried Homeschooler: A Simple, Mercifully Short Book on Homeschooling by Durenda Wilson Homeschooling is a wonderful, worthwhile pursuit, but many homeschool parents struggle with feelings of burnout and frustration. If you have ever felt this way, you’re not alone! Most of us need to be reminded of the “why” of homeschooling from time...
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# 6 – Home Schooling Children with Special Needs, by Sharon Hensley

# 6 – Home Schooling Children with Special Needs, by Sharon Hensley

Home Schooling Children with Special Needs (3rd Edition) by Sharon Hensley • Do you have a child with a learning problem, and you feel apprehensive about teaching him at home? • Do you need help locating the best resources for home schooling your child with special needs? • Do you find yourself confused and...
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# 7 – Homeschooling : The Teen Years, by Cafi Cohen

# 7 – Homeschooling : The Teen Years, by Cafi Cohen

The teen years are when many homeschooling parents start to question or abandon their efforts. It's a precarious time, with challenging academics, pressing social issues, and the prospect of college looming. Parents can now breathe easy: this guide calms the teen-time jitters and even offers hope to those just turning to homeschooling now that...
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# 8 – Homeschooling the Child with Autism, by Patricia Schetter, Kandis Lighthall

# 8 – Homeschooling the Child with Autism, by Patricia Schetter, Kandis Lighthall

Tips and suggestions from real-life parents who have successfully homeschooled their children with ASD (autism spectrum disorders and includes lists of helpful resources for homeschoolers.
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# 9 – 102 Top Picks for Homeschool Curriculum, by Cathy Duffy

# 9 – 102 Top Picks for Homeschool Curriculum, by Cathy Duffy

Widely-recognized curriculum expert Cathy Duffy walks you through the curriculum selection process.
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#10 – Teaching from Rest, by Sarah Mackenzie

#10 – Teaching from Rest, by Sarah Mackenzie

In this practical, faith-based, and inspirational book, Sarah Mackenzie explains her own way of bringing restful learning to her children.
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#11 – First Year of Homeschooling Your Child, by Linda Dobson

#11 – First Year of Homeschooling Your Child, by Linda Dobson

Are you considering homeschooling for your family? Today, many parents recognize that their child's school options are limited, inadequate, or even dangerous, and an increasing number are turning to homeschooling. But where do you start and how do you ensure the highest-quality educational experience, especially in that pivotal first year?
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Homeschooling the Child with Asperger Syndrome, by Lise Pyles

Homeschooling the Child with Asperger Syndrome, by Lise Pyles

Packed with inspiring ideas and tips that can be used with any curriculum and on any budget, Homeschooling the Child with Asperger Syndrome explains how to design a varied study programme built around the child's own interests, making use of simple material as well as computers and on-line resources. Parents planning to homeschool their...
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The Ultimate Book of Homeschooling Ideas, by Linda Dobson

The Ultimate Book of Homeschooling Ideas, by Linda Dobson

As a homeschooling parent, you're always looking for new and creative ways to teach your child the basics. Look no longer! Inside this innovative helper, you'll find kid-tested and parent-approved techniques for learning math, science, writing, history, manners, and more that you can easily adapt to your family's homeschooling needs.
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The Well-Trained Mind (Fourth Edition)

The Well-Trained Mind (Fourth Edition)

This title will be released on August 9, 2016. Since its original publication, this now-classic guide to taking charge of your child’s education has been the number-one resource for parents and students who home-school—or want to supplement a classroom education.
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The Working Parent’s Guide to Homeschooling, by Robyn Dolan

The Working Parent’s Guide to Homeschooling, by Robyn Dolan

The Working Parent’s Guide to Homeschooling by Robyn Dolan The Working Parent’s Guide to Homeschooling will inform and empower working parents with tools and resources to homeschool. Working parents will explore time management, child care arrangements while working, how to teach and more, with real life working parents’ solutions to each of these issues....
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Out of the Box Learning, by Beverly Burgess

Out of the Box Learning, by Beverly Burgess

OUT OF THE BOX LEARNING tells of the deep courage of one mother who realizes that only she has the power to turn around her son’s education. It is both heartfelt story, and step-by-step guide to alternative learning through homeschooling. OUT OF THE BOX LEARNING will inspire readers to rethink the landscape and purpose...
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How We Teach, by Lanley and Stults

How We Teach, by Lanley and Stults

How We Teach: the real lives of homeschoolers from classical to unschooling and everything in between by Jimmie Lanley (Author), Amy Stults (Author) Kindle Edition How We Teach: the real lives of homeschoolers from classical to unschooling and everything in between is the newest collaborative book from the bloggers at iHomeschool Network. Maybe you...
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How-To Homeschool Your Learning Abled Kid, by Sandra K. Cook

How-To Homeschool Your Learning Abled Kid, by Sandra K. Cook

How-To Homeschool Your Learning Abled Kid: 75 Questions Answered: For Parents of Children with Learning Disabilities or Twice Exceptional Abilities by Sandra K. Cook Read Inside If you’re considering homeschooling your learning abled kid, “How-To Homeschool Your Learning Abled Kid: 75 Questions Answered” will answer your questions. In this How-To Homeschool book, you will learn:...
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How-To Homeschool Your Learning Abled Kid, by Sandra K. Cook

How-To Homeschool Your Learning Abled Kid, by Sandra K. Cook

How-To Homeschool Your Learning Abled Kid: 75 Questions Answered For Parents of Children with Learning Disabilities or Twice Exceptional Abilities by Sandra K. Cook Kindle Edition How-To Homeschool Your Learning Abled Kid will get you started with homeschooling your special needs child. If your child is struggling in school, do you sometimes think, “Maybe...
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Homeschool Secrets Of Success by Sonya Chappell

Homeschool Secrets Of Success by Sonya Chappell

This invaluable guide will prove to you that the biggest secret to a successful homeschool is motivation. Because when you choose how to homeschool, there is an elephant in the room. And that's you. You are the parent. But now you are the teacher too. That is potentially an enormous problem on the motivation...
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