What are the best books about homeschooling?
What books inspire homeschooling?
I asked a number of homeschooling mothers (just friends of mine) which books helped them the most when they were first considering homeschooling. I asked which ones were their favorites.
Here is a list of the most recommended books (in no particular order):
Dumbing Us Down: The Hidden Curriculum of Compulsory Schooling and Weapons of Mass Instruction: A Schoolteacher’s Journey Through the Dark World of Compulsory Schooling by John Taylor Gatto
The Well-Trained Mind: A Guide to Classical Education at Home by Jessie Wise and Susan Bauer
Homeschooling Book of Answers by Linda Dobson
Lost at School: Why our Kids with Behavioral Challenges are Falling Through the Cracks and How We Can Help Them by Ross W. Greene
Faithful Parents Faithful Children: Why We Homeschool by Donald W. Schanzenbach
Homeschool: Why What How by Betty Tracy
Family Matters: Why Homeschooling Makes Sense by David Guterson
The Little Book of Big Reasons to Homeschool by Kim and David D’Escoto
Real Lives: Eleven Teenagers who Don’t Go to School Tell Their Own Stories by Grace Llewellyn
So- WHY do You Homeschool? By Mimi Davis
Real-Life Homeschooling: The Stories of 21 Families Who Teach their Children at Home by Rhonda Barfield