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Note: All call numbers are for the Allen County Public Library, Fort Wayne, Indiana
J FORES Forester, Victoria The Girl Who Could Fly
When homeschooled farm girl Piper McCloud reveals her ability to fly, she is quickly taken to a secret government facility to be trained with other exceptional children, but she soon realizes that something is very wrong and begins working with brilliant and wealthy Conrad to escape.
J GANTO Gantos, Jack What Would Joey Do?
Joey tries to keep his life from degenerating into total chaos when his mother sends him to be home-schooled with a hostile blind girl, his divorced parents cannot stop fighting, and his grandmother is dying of emphysema.
J KORMA Korman, Gordon Schooled
Since he was little, Capricorn Cap Anderson has lived on a farm commune and has been homeschooled by his hippie grandmother, Rain.
J MASS Mass, Wendy Every Soul a Star
Ally, Bree, and Jack meet at the one place the Great Eclipse can be seen in totality, each carrying the burden of different personal problems, which become dim when compared to the task they embark upon and the friendship they find.
J MAYFI Mayfield, Marilee Crabby Lessons
Christopher Crab's home-schooling mom has become a little overprotective. She's trying to teach him something she can't do herself, but the resourceful Christopher finds a creative way to achieve the same goal. Inspired by a much-loved Aesop fable.
J MORGA Morgan, Nicola Chicken Friend
When her parents decide to move their family to the English countryside, homeschool their children, and raise chickens, Becca tries to make friends with her new neighbors by hiding her diabetes and throwing a twelfth birthday party for herself.
J PAPERBK BLUED Bluedorn, Johannah My Mommy, My Teacher
J PAPERBK CASAN Casanova, Mary Jess
With her first step off the airplane and into bright tropical sunlight, ten-year-old Jess McConnell begins an adventure. She and her parents are spending five months at an archeological dig of ancient Maya ruins in the Central American country of Belize.
J SPINE Spinelli, Jerry Love, Stargirl
Still moping months after being dumped by her Arizona boyfriend Leo, fifteen-year-old Stargirl, a home-schooled free spirit, writes "the world's longest letter" to Leo, describing her new life in Pennsylvania.
J TOLAN Tolan, Stephanie Surviving the Applewhites
Jake, a budding juvenile delinquent, is sent for home schooling to the arty and eccentric Applewhite family's Creative Academy, where he discovers talents and interests he never knew he had.
JE RATNE Ratner, Susan Kandoo Kangaroo Hops Into Homeschool
This story follows the activities of a kangaroo family preparing for homeschooling their young daughter. Focusing on the sense of wonder that God gave all of us, Kandoo Kangaroo helps us see that life is a rich blessing.
JE STROU Stroud, Scott Grumpy Mr. Grady
Mr. Grady does not like kids. They are loud, messy and disrespectful! His new neighbors are a family of home-schoolers. That's even worse! Their kids never go off to school so they are around all the time!

If you need help finding these or other Library materials, please check with anyone in Children's Services. We look forward to seeing you at the Library!

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