The Year of Learning Dangerously

A book review of The Year of Learning Dangerously: Adventures in Homeschooling by Quinn Cummings Stars: **** Tarcher Perigee (2013)Education>Homeschooling240 pages Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. Summary: Think homeschooling is only for a handful of eccentrics on either end of the political spectrum? Think again. Today in America, two million primary- and secondary-school students… Read More »

The Brave Learner

A book review of The Brave Learner: Finding Everyday Magic in Homeschool, Learning and Life by Julie Bogart Stars: ***** Tarcher Perigee (2019)Education>Homeschooling320 pages Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. Summary: Parents who are deeply invested in their children’s education can be hard on themselves and their kids. When exhausted parents are living the day-to-day… Read More »

Adventure by Chicken Bus

A book review of Adventure by Chicken Bus: An Unschooling Odyssey Through Central America by Janet LoSole Stars: **** Resource Publications (2019)Memoir226 pages Disclosure: I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. This post contains affiliate links. Summary: Embarking on a homeschooling field trip to Central America is stressful enough,… Read More »

The Lost Da Vincis by Don and Aneladee Milne

Stars: ***1/2 I recieved this book for review from the author. Summary: In The Lost Da Vincis, four resourceful home school siblings discover their parents and youngest brother have disappeared. Was it caused by their scientist father’s new invention going terribly wrong? Will the children be able to find their parents before it’s too late?… Read More »

The Complete Home Learning Source Book by Rebecca Rupp

Stars: *** 1/2 Subtitle: The Essential Resource Guide for Homeschoolers, Parents, and Educators Covering Every Subject From Arithmetic to Zoology. As this is a resource guide, I didn’t read it cover to cover and so also won’t be adding it to my Books Read in September list either. The book was written in 1998 and… Read More »

Homeschooling for Excellence by David and Micki Colfax

Stars: *** 1/2 The full title is Homeschooling for Excellence: How to Take Charge of Your Child’s Education – And Why You Absolutely Must. This book was counted towards the Casual Reading Challenge and 888 Challenge. So far I’ve read two kinds of Homeschooling books: story collections and instructional manuals. This book is a mixture… Read More »

The Unschooling Handbook by Mary Griffith

Stars: ***** Subtitle: How to Use the Whole World As Your Child’s Classroom This book was counted towards the 888 challenge. Unschooling is a type of homeschooling that is child-led. You can learn more here. Although I had already decided I was going to go in the middle ground with my kids, (not unschooling but… Read More »