Homeschool Resource Books

This selection of books provide a wealth of information for the new and veteran homeschooler. Of course, no one can read all the books on homeschooling, but selecting one or two when getting started can be a great help. Any of these books can be order from The Heart of HOME Bookstore.

General Information Resources

The Three-R's Series
by Ruth Beechick
These 3 manuals give practical advice on teaching reading, language, and arithmetic grades K-3.
Cost: $12.00

You Can Teach Your Child Successfully
by Ruth Beechick
A 400 page book full of information and insights for parents and teachers of children in grades 4-8.
Cost: $14.00

What Your Child Needs to Know When
by Robin Sampson
Cost: $$24.95

100 Top Picks
by Cathy Duffy
Selecting the right curriculum can be a time consuming, heart wrenching task for any family that chooses home education. Now, homeschooling guruCathy Duffy makes choosing the right resources for your child easy!
Cost: $21.99

For the Children's Sake - Foundations of Education for Home and School
by Susan Schaffer Macaulay
Simple, practical, easy-to-use resource book that will help parents and teachers enrich childhood education.
Cost: $12.99

Homeschooling - Take a Deep Breath, You Can Do This!
by Terri Lynn Bittner
Cost: $14.95

Beyond Survival; a Guide To Abundant Life Homeschooling
by Diana Waring
In this book Diana show us how to make the home education process come to life through living books and real life experience.
Cost: $12.99

The Successful Home School Family Handbook
by Raymond Moore
In this book there is much for newcomers to home education. It warns about pitfalls to avoid and suggests positive alternatives.
Cost: $12.99

Things We wish We’d Known: Fifty Veteran Homeschoolers Share...
by Bill & Diana Waring
Cost $12.99

The Big WHAT NOW Book of learning Styles
by Carol Barnier
Cost: $19.99

Special Needs Resources

Learning in Spite of Labels
by Joyce Herzog
Cost: $9.99

Homeschooling the Challenging Child
by Christine Field
Cost: $14.99

How to Get your Child off the Refrigerator and on to Learning
by Carol Barnier
Cost: $16.99
Home Schooling Your Special Needs Child
This is a pamphlet published by Home School Legal Defense Association. Contact: Betty Statnick, HSLDA, PO Box 159, Paeonian Springs, VA 22129 (540)338-5600.

NATTHAN: National Challenged Homeschoolers
5383 Alpine Road S.E., Olalla, WA 98359, (206)857-4257

High School & Beyond

Home School, High School and Beyond
by Beverly Adams-Gordon
Cost: $24.95

Gifted Children Resources

Hollingworth Center for Highly Gifted Children

Other Resources

Homeschooling for Free on the Internet
This page lists many links to free sources of curriculum on the web.

Graduation Supplies (Diplomas, Caps, Gowns, etc.): Contact the HOME Office at 207-763-2880 

Maine History Curriculum Guides: Contact the HOME Office at 207-763-2880