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Books on Homeschooling


Do you want to learn more about homeschooling?  Browse though some of these popular books written by homeschoolers.  If you are looking for books from a particular author, you can enter his or her name in our search box to filter your search.

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The Complete Idiot's Guide to Homeschooling

The Complete Idiot's Guide to HomeschoolingThe Complete Idiot's Guide to Homeschooling by Marsha Ransom

You’re no idiot, of course. You know it's important for your kids to get a good education-and you'd love to teach them yourself, in your very own home. But when you think about the knowledge and resources you'd need to succeed, you wonder if you make the grade....  Don't put those kids on the school bus!  The Complete Idiot's Guide to Homeschooling will help you make your living room a classroom--and open the door to a lifetime of learning.

The First Year of Homeschooling Your Child

First Year of HomeschoolingThe First Year of Homeschooling Your Child: Your Complete Guide to Getting Off to the Right Start 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?  This comprehensive guide will help you determine the appropriate first steps, build your own educational philosophy, and discover the best ways to cater to your child's specific learning style.

The Homeschooler's Guide to Portfolios and Transcripts

The Homeschooler's Guide to Portfolios and TranscriptsThe Homeschooler's Guide to Portfolios and Transcripts by Loretta Heuer

Provides critical advice, examples, and resources for designing the most powerful and persuasive admissions presentations. This guide cuts through the veil of mystery that surrounds the admissions evaluation process to provide frank, practical, advice from public educators, home and alternative school specialists, and admissions professionals on such critical topics as when and how to start building a record, choosing the best medium to convey high school achievements, and what records and documents must be included -- and what's better left out.

The Homeschooling Book of Answers

The Homeschooling Book of AnswersThe Homeschooling Book of Answers : The 101 Most Important Questions Answered by Homeschooling's Most Respected Voices by Linda Dobson

Up-to-date answers to all your homeschooling questions!  More and more families today are turning to homeschooling to teach their children. But where do they go to find honest, practical answers to questions such as: Can I afford it? Or, how will my child make friends without going to school? Look no further. This invaluable guidebook—completely updated to include the 101 most important homeschooling concerns—answers all those questions and more.

The Imperfect Homeschooler's Guide to Homeschooling

The Imperfect Homeschooler's Guide to HomeschoolingThe Imperfect Homeschooler's Guide to Homeschooling: A 20-Year Homeschool Veteran Reveals How to Teach Your Kids, Run Your Home and Overcome the Inevitable Challenges of the Homeschooling Life by Barbara Frank

The Imperfect Homeschooler's Guide to Homeschooling is packed full of Barbara Frank's advice gleaned from over 20 years of homeschooling her four children, including one who has Down syndrome. As an eBook, it won rave reviews since it was published last year. Now, Cardamom Publishers has expanded the book, doubling it in size, and bringing it out in a perfect-bound edition. Readers will learn how they can get past the "public school" way of thinking, boost their self-confidence, reduce their stress level, and free themselves of attitudes and habits that make homeschooling harder than it has to be.

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