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    It is our goal to have these books available in a library near you via our Homeschool Connections: Book by Book with Libraries project.  Check the libraries for titles currently available.


    General Information:


    Books:

    Colfax, David and Micki: Homeschooling for Excellence
    Reed, Donn: The Homeschool Source Book
    Rupp, Rebecca: Good Stuff: Learning Tools for All Ages
    Kaufeld, Jennifer: Homeschooling for Dummies
    Orr, Tamra: A Parent's Guide to Homeschooling

    Preschool - High School

    Web sites:

    Cafi Cohen interview
    Early years, ages 2-6


    Books:

    Blumenfeld, Samuel L.: How to Tutor
    Dobson, Linda: Homeschooling the Early Years (3-8 years)
    Henry, Shari: Homeschooling the Middle Years (8-12 years)
    Cohen, Cafi: Homeschooling the Teen Years (13-18 years)
    Rupp, Rebecca: Home Learning Year by Year: How to Design a Homeschool Curriculum from Preschool through High School
    Mcalister, Diana  & Oneschak, Candice: Homeschooling the High Schooler
    Gowen Dennis, Jeanne: Homeschooling Highschool, Planning Ahead for College Admission


    About Reading  Book Lists and Book Lists:

    Web sites:

    A to Z Home's Cool Homeschooling

    About . com
    Wikipedia Great Books
    The Great Books List

    Books:

    Trelease, Jim: The Read-Aloud Handbook
    Openheim, Joanne, et al: Choosing Books for Kids
    Adler, Mortimer J. & Van Doren, Charles: How to Read a Book:  The Classic Guide to Intelligent Reading 


    Educators address Education and Schools Today:

    Web sites:

    Learn in Freedom
    John Taylor Gatto
    John Holt: Growing without Schooling
    Thomas Armstrong: ADD Myth
    Thomas Armstrong: Utopian Schools
    Thomas Armstrong: Labels

    Books:

    Gatto, John Taylor: Dumbing Us Down: The Hidden Curriculum of Compulsory Schooling
    Holt, John: How Children Learn
                        How Children Fail

    Loewen, James W.: Lies My Teacher Told Me
    Ravitch, Diane: The Language Police
    Zimmerman, Jonathan: Whose America? Culture Wars in the Public Schools
    Armstrong, Thomas: In Their Own Way


    College:

    Web sites:

    Interview with Cafi Cohen
    Learn in Freedom: Colleges

    Books:

    Cohen Cafi:  And What About College? 
                     A Homeschoolers' College Admissions Handbook

    Bear, John and Mariah P.: Bears' Guide to Earning College Degrees Nontraditionally 

    Record Keeping and Portfolios:

    Web sites:

    Books:

    Heuer, Loretta: The Homeschooler's Guide to Portfolios and Transcripts
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