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Preston, L. M.

Summary: Homeschooling and Working While Shaping Amazing Learners is a nuts to bolts guide for working parents who want to groom exceptional learners through the flexibility of homeschooling. Learn to juggle working and homeschooling your kids while maintaining your sanity. Also, use aspects of homeschooling for after schooling when traditional school isn't working. Single parents are given options for...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Phenomenal Press One 2019

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 371.042 PRE

Westover, Tara

Summary: Cómo una educación puede salvar una vida. "Podéis llamarlo transformación. Metamorfosis. Falsedad. Traición. Yo lo llamo una educación." Nacida en las montañas de Idaho, Tara Westover ha crecido en armonía con una naturaleza grandiosa y doblegada a las leyes que establece su padre, un mormón fundamentalista convencido de que el final del mundo es inminente. Ni Tara ni sus hermanos van a la...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lumen 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 468.4 WES

Wade, Theodore E.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Gazelle Publications 1995

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 649.68 Wade 1995

Rupp, Rebecca

Summary: "A comprehensive guide to designing homeschool curriculum, from one of the country's foremost homeschooling experts-now revised and updated! Homeschooling can be a tremendous gift to your children-a personalized educational experience tailored to each kid's interests, abilities, and learning styles. But what to teach, and when, and how? Especially for first-time homeschoolers, the prospect of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Broadway Books 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 371.04 RUP

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 371.04 RUP

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 371.04 RUP

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 371.04 RUP

Bortins, Leigh A.

Summary: "Children are natural learners, and building a core foundation at an early age is critical to their success both educationally and in life. Yet academic excellence is lacking in many school systems throughout the country. In this book, education expert and author Leigh A. bortins incoroprates the best ideas from the ancients and gives parents the tools to revive classical learning"--Page 4 of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Palgrave Macmillan 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Parent-Teacher Collection, Call number: JPT 370.11 BOR

Brauner, Barbara.

Summary: "Lacey Unger-Ware has broken one of the Fairy Godmother rules, and if she doesn't help fulfill Martin Shembly's wish, there will be a chilly magical price to pay"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Disney-Hyperion Books 2014

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC BRA

Wilson, Durenda

Summary: Homeschooling is a wonderful, worthwhile pursuit, but many homeschool parents struggle with feelings of burnout and frustration. If you have ever felt this way, you're not alone! Most of us need to be reminded of the "why" of homeschooling from time to time -- but "The Unhurried Homeschooler" takes parents a step further and lifts the unnecessary burdens that many parents place on themselves....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: MartinPublishingServices.com 2016

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 371 Wil

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Parent-Teacher Collection, Call number: JPT 371 WIL

Gambell, Lizi

Summary: The Unschooled Life combines personal storytelling with advice and guidance for any parent on a home education journey. In this book, Lizi Gambell tells how her eldest son became deeply unhappy at school, and how things transformed when they left the system and started to build their own learning life. Lizi shares the ups and downs of this decision, including the process of confronting her own...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Shore Line 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Consider This, Call number: 371.042 GAM

Linsenbach, Sherri.

Summary: "A parents' guide to homeschooling"--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Adams Media 2015

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 371.04 LIN

Lord, Cynthia

Summary: On the last night of summer, Emma and her Maine game warden father rescue a small domestic rabbit stuck in a fence; the very next day Emma starts fifth grade after years of being home schooled, excited and apprehensive about making new friends, but she is paired with Jack, a hyperactive boy, who does not seem to fit in with anyone--except that they share a love of animals, which draws them...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC LOR

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION LOR

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC LOR

Westover, Tara

Summary: The author recounts her life growing up with her survivalist Mormon family in Idaho. She lacked any formal education, but began to educate herself and taught herself enough to be admitted to Brigham Young University and then to Cambridge.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bombora 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 491.7 WES

Summary: "Frustrated with the traditional school system, a family in Los Angeles pulls their two children out of one of the highest-rated schools in the area and takes their education into their own hands. In the quest to better their children's lives, they must overcome long-standing assumptions about education and face the social ramifications of their bold decision"--Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC CLA

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Home Life 1993

Copies Available at Peninsula

2 available in Magazine, Call number: 2020-November
Call number: 2021-Spring

Bauer, Susan Wise

1 hold on 2 copies

Summary: This book will instruct you, step by step, on how to give your child an education from preschool through high school -- one that will train him or her to read, to think, to understand, to be well-rounded and curious about learning. Home educators Susan Wise Bauer and Jessie Wise outline the classical pattern of education called the trivium, which organizes learning around the maturing capacity...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton & Company 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Parent-Teacher Collection, Call number: JPT 373 BAU

Hainstock, Elizabeth G.

3 holds on 1 copy

Summary: Explains how parents can use the Montessori system of education to help their children develop into responsible, thinking individuals.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Plume 1997

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Kaufeld, Jenny.

Summary: An introduction to homeschooling sheds light on the benefits of this alternative to traditional classroom schooling and provides advice on such topics as curriculum, state and federal laws, and teaching a special needs student.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hungry Minds 2002

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: 372.1 KAUFE

Ormsbee, Katie.

Summary: Homeschooler Stevie Hart meets Max, a strange boy who is obsessed with death, but what starts off as fun together begins spiraling downward when Stevie's diabetes sabotages her fumbling romance with Max, and her best friend, Sanger, announces she is moving out of state.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC ORM

Westover, Tara

Summary: Traces the author's experiences as a child born to survivalists in the mountains of Idaho, describing her participation in her family's paranoid stockpiling activities and her resolve to educate herself well enough to earn acceptance into a prestigious university and the unfamiliar world beyond.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA 921 WESTOVER, TARA WES

Arndt, Erica

Summary: So you've decided to homeschool but don't know where to start? Don't worry, Homeschooling 101 offers you a step by step practical guide that will help you get started and continue on in your homeschooling journey. Erica will walk you through all of the aspects of getting started, choosing and gathering curriculum, creating effective lesson plans, scheduling your day, organizing your home,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Erica Made Designs, LLC 2013

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 371.042 ARN

Westover, Tara

Summary: Tara Westover was seventeen the first time she set foot in a classroom. Born to survivalists in the mountains of Idaho, she prepared for the end of the world by stockpiling home-canned peaches and sleeping with her "head-for-the-hills bag." In the summer she stewed herbs for her mother, a midwife and healer, and in the winter she salvaged in her father's junkyard. Her father distrusted the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: JC Lattès 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 448.4 WES

Bean, Jonathan

Summary: "The boy from BUILDING OUR HOUSE takes us through a typically boisterous homeschooling day with his big family"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar Straus Giroux 2015

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Cavanaugh, Nancy J.

Summary: Homeschooled by her mechanic-environmentalist father, eleven-year-old Rachel "Ratchet" Vance records her efforts to make friends, save a park, remember her mother, and find her own definition of "normal."

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sourcebooks Jabberwocky 2014

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC CAV

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC CAV

Gorder, Cheryl

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Blue Bird Pub. 1996

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 371.042 GOR

Harrison, Jim

Summary: The farmer's daughter: Sarah is a home-schooled fifteen-year-old girl recently transplanted by her somewhat oblivious parents to rural Montana, who is learning that the world is larger than her fundamentalist mother wants her to know. Brown Dog redux: Brown Dog is killing time in Toronto where he's fled to save his adopted daughter, Berry, from being locked in an institution. Games of night: A...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grove Press 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HAR

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HAR

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