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Homeschooling Books and Resources

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Other Resources for Homeschoolers

Library Programs for Homeschoolers

True Stories of Home School Families

Note: All call numbers are for the Allen County Public Library, Fort Wayne, Indiana
J649.68 GOLD Goldman, Jenifer My Life as a Traveling Home Schooler: As Told By an 11 Year Old
PTC J371.042 Voetberg, Julia I Am A Homeschooler
Describes the experiences of an eight-year-old girl who is taught by her mother on their farm in Washington State.
PTC J371.042 ALBER Albert, David H. And The Skylark Sings With Me: Adventures in Homeschooling and Community-Based Education
Parents looking for a progressive homeschooling approach to educating their children will be inspired by this engaging account of the author and his partner's experience of raising their daughters outside of conventional schooling.
PTC J371.042 BARFI Barfield, Rhonda Real Life Homeschooling: The Stories of 21 Families Who Make It Work
From the city to the country, apartments to split-levels, you'll enter each household and see education in action. Discover the challenges and rewards of tailoring instruction to each child's needs while catering to his or her inquisitiveness and curiosity.
PTC J371.042 DOBSO Dobson, Linda Homeschooler's Success Stories: 15 Adults and 12 Young People Share the Impact That Homeschooling Has Made on Their Lives
Pro football player, bestselling author, entrepreneurial millionaire . . . these successful people all have one thing in common: They were all homeschooled as children. Inside, you'll discover their inspiring stories, along with the stories of a dozen other homeschooling "graduates" who have achieved success on many levels.
PTC J371.042 LANDE Lande, Nancy Homeschool Open House: Interviews with 55 Homeschooling Families
PTC J371.042 MELIN Melin, Kathleen By Heart: A Mother's Story of Children and Learning at Home
A story of one family's surprising passage from public school to home-based learning in a thoughtful and tender exposť revealing days of glory and days of doubt.
PTC J371.042 MILLM Millman, Gregory and Martine Home Schooling: A Family's Journey
This intimate, eminently practical memoir of a successful homeschooled family of six children illuminates today's most exciting choice in education, and shows how it works from cradle to college.
PTC J371.042 WHELC Whelchel, Lisa So You're Thinking About Homeschooling: Fifteen Families Show You How You Can Do It
I could tell you the answers to these questions, but I would rather show you. Beginning with my own, I want to introduce you to fifteen families in fifteen unique situations who have all chosen to homeschool for different reasons, using a variety of learning methods.
371.042 C91Y Cummings, Quinn The Year of Learning Dangerously: Adventures in Homeschooling
A blogger and former child actor recounts her misadventures in first-time homeschooling, an endeavor marked by her own math aversion, experiments with current trends, and a chaperone venture at a home-school prom.

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