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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

Self-Directed Learning, by Wes Beach

Self-Directed Learning, by Wes Beach

Wes Beach argues that people who recognize their genuine interests and talents need only their self-knowledge, confidence, enthusiasm, determination, ability to persevere, and sense of autonomy to carry them where they want to go.
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Homeschooling Your Struggling Learner, by Kathy Kuhl

Homeschooling Your Struggling Learner, by Kathy Kuhl

How does a parent change from "Not me! I wouldn't have the patience," into a parent willing to take the plunge into homeschooling?
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The IRS and Your Homeschool Organization, by Carol Topp

The IRS and Your Homeschool Organization, by Carol Topp

Does your homeschool group need to pay taxes? Could they avoid paying taxes to the IRS by being a 501c3 tax exempt organization?
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Think Outside the Classroom by Kelly Crawford

Think Outside the Classroom by Kelly Crawford

Think Outside the Classroom offers a refreshing look at what a "real education" is, and practical strategies for implementing a relaxed approach to education in your family.
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Homeschooling in Pennsylvania

Homeschooling in Pennsylvania

A step-by-step guide to the homeschool law in Pennsylvania which is revised and updated to reflect the amendments that were passed and effective in 2014.
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Homeschooling Your 2e Child, by Kathy LaPan

Homeschooling Your 2e Child, by Kathy LaPan

Step by step guideline for getting started homeschooling your gifted and/or learning disabled child. Includes how to schedule your day and your year, buy curricula, find help in your community, and record keeping.
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Free to Learn, by Peter Gray

Free to Learn, by Peter Gray

Why Unleashing the Instinct to Play Will Make Our Children Happier, More Self-Reliant, and Better Students for Life, by Peter Gray. Read 1st chapter on this this site.
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Blueprint Homeschooling Plan, by Amy Knepper

Blueprint Homeschooling Plan, by Amy Knepper

A friendly, humorous guide to planning your school year. Discover why you are homeschooling to create a custom plan.
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Almost-Free Homeschool: A Free-Thinker’s Secular Curriculum

Almost-Free Homeschool: A Free-Thinker’s Secular Curriculum

The schedules take care of the planning, so all you have to do is open the free materials in a browser window or print them.
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My First Day of Homeschool

My First Day of Homeschool

My First Day of Homeschool by Angela Morris Rimawi Hello Everyone! My name is Angela Morris El Rimawi. I’m the mother of three grown children and the grandmother of two. I partially homeschooled my children and now both of my grandchildren are being homeschooled by my daughter. I owned my own daycare for many...
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Free Range Learning, by Laura Weldon

Free Range Learning, by Laura Weldon

"About so much more than homeschooling, this book incorporates wonderful philosophies such as slowing down, kindness, cooperation, the dangers of materialism, & creating a heart-centered lifestyle. A beautiful read." -- Jane Nelsen, Ed.D., co-author: Raising Self-Reliant Children in a Self-Indulgent World
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Forging Paths: Beyond Traditional Schooling, by Wes Beach

Forging Paths: Beyond Traditional Schooling, by Wes Beach

Stories of nine young people who took varying, nontraditional educational paths and succeeded in their chosen endeavors and vocations.
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Setting the Records Straight, by Lee Binz

Setting the Records Straight, by Lee Binz

Lee Binz and her husband Matt operate The HomeScholar. Their mission is helping parents homeschool high school and many of their resources are free. Lee and Matt homeschooled their two children independently for eight years, from elementary through high school graduation. Both boys earned full-tuition scholarships to their first choice university. Lee is a...
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Project-Based Homeschooling, by Lori McWilliam Pickert

Project-Based Homeschooling, by Lori McWilliam Pickert

Project-based homeschooling combines children's interests with long-term, deep, complex learning. This is an essential experience for children: to spend time working on something that matters to them, with the support of a dedicated mentor. This book is an introduction and guide to creating the circumstances under which children can teach themselves. It gives parents concrete...
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Ultimate Guide to Homeschooling Teens, by Debra Bell

Ultimate Guide to Homeschooling Teens, by Debra Bell

Debra Bell has helped numerous homeschooled students, including four of her own, gain college admission and win substantial scholarships to the schools of their choice.
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Making the Choice, by Corin Barsily Goodwin

Making the Choice, by Corin Barsily Goodwin

Instead of trying to force your child to fit into school, perhaps it is time to consider finding educational options that fully address your child's academic and emotional needs.
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A Thomas Jefferson Education, by Oliver DeMille

A Thomas Jefferson Education, by Oliver DeMille

Is American education preparing the future leaders our nation needs or merely struggling to teach basic literacy and job skills? Without leadership education, are we settling for an inadequate system that delivers educational, industrial, governmental, and societal mediocrity?
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Creative Home Schooling, by Lisa Rivero

Creative Home Schooling, by Lisa Rivero

Lisa Rivero is a freelance writer who began home schooling her bright son when he was not thriving in school. She has taught intense and creative learners in elementary classrooms and now leads a book discussion group for home schooled children.
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The Teenage Liberation Handbook, by Grace Llewellen

The Teenage Liberation Handbook, by Grace Llewellen

Llewellyn urges teens to turn off the TV, get outside, and turn to their local libraries, museums, the Internet, and other resources for information. She devotes many chapters to books and suggestions for teaching yourself science, math, social sciences, English, foreign languages, and the arts.
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No School Today?, by Cristina J. Ramos-Payne

No School Today?, by Cristina J. Ramos-Payne

A collection of the first two hundred Home Spun comics, a comic strip series about a homeschooling family.
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