Bookstore

We’ve compiled a selection of books we think you might find helpful in your homeschooling journey. And by buying through our Amazon Bookstore, you can contribute to VaHomeschoolers by simply doing what all homeschoolers love: buying books!

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Book Categories:

Books by 2019 Conference Speakers:


A History of US: The First Americans: Prehistory-1600


The Story of Science: Aristotle Leads the Way


A History of US: Making Thirteen Colonies: 1600-1740


The Story of Science: Newton at the Center


A History of US: From Colonies to Country: 1735-1791


The Story of Science: Einstein Adds a New Dimension


A History of US: The New Nation: 1789-1850


Reading Science Stories: Narrative Tales of Science Adventurers


A History of US: Liberty for All: 1820-1860


A History of US: War, Terrible War: 1855-1865


Creative Sprint: Six 30-Day Challenges to Jumpstart Your Creativity


League of Space Pirates: Precognitive Universe of Emergent Desire


The Design Activist’s Handbook: How to Change the World (Or at…


365 New + Expanded Edition: A Daily Creativity Journal: Make Something…


Unstuck: 52 Ways to Get (and Keep) Your Creativity Flowing at Home, at…

Beginning Reading Books:


Inch and Roly and the Sunny Day Scare


Fox and Crow Are Not Friends (Step into Reading)


Inch and Roly Make a Wish


Inch and Roly and the Very Small Hiding Place


Inch and Roly Make a Wish

Homeschooling Grades 4-6 Books:


Little House in the Highlands


On Tide Mill Lane (Little House)


The Far Side of the Loch


Down to the Bonny Glen (Martha Years)


The Road from Roxbury (Little House)


Across the Puddingstone Dam (Little House Prequel)


The Prairie Thief


Beyond the Heather Hills (Little House Prequel)


Little House by Boston Bay (Little House Prequel)

Teens, High School & College Books:


Better Than College: How to Build a Successful Life…


College Without High School: A Teenager’s Guide to Skipping High…


Homeschoolers’ College Admissions Handbook: Preparing Your 12  to 18…


Homeschooling: The Teen Years: Your Complete Guide to Successfully Homeschooling…


And What About College?: How Homeschooling Leads to Admissions to the Best …


Bears Guide to Earning Degrees by Distance Learning


Complete Guide to Online High Schools: Distance learning options for teens & adults


Colleges That Change Lives: 40 Schools That Will Change the Way You Think About Colleges


Cool Colleges: For the Hyper-Intelligent, Self-Directed, Late Blooming, and…


Homeschoolers’ Success Stories : 15 Adults and 12 Young People Share the Impact That…


The Ultimate Guide to Homeschooling Teens


The Art of Self-Directed Learning: 23 Tips for Giving Yourself an…


Real Lives: Eleven Teenagers Who Don’t Go to School Tell Their Own Stories

Homeschooling Science Curriculum Books:


Illustrated Guide to Home Biology Experiments: All Lab, No Lecture


Illustrated Guide to Home Forensic Science Experiments: All Lab, No Lecture


Illustrated Guide to Home Chemistry Experiments: All Lab, No Lecture


Astronomy Hacks: Tips and Tools for Observing the Night Sky


Illustrated Guide to Astronomical Wonders: From Novice to Master Observer


Reactions: An Illustrated Exploration of Elements, Molecules…


Theodore Gray’s Completely Mad Science: Experiments You Can Do at Home…


The Elements A Visual Exploration of Every Known Atom in the Universe


Molecules: The Elements and the Architecture of Everything


Solar System: A Visual Exploration of All the Planets, Moons and Other…


The Nature Connection: An Outdoor Workbook for Kids, Families, and Classrooms

Reading, Literature & English Curriculum Books:


Give Your Child the World: Raising Globally Minded Kids One Book at a Time


Uncovering the Logic of English


Nitty-Gritty Grammar: A Not-So-Serious Guide to Clear Communication


More Nitty-Gritty Grammar


How to Teach Your Children Shakespeare


Core Instructor Text: A Complete Course for Young Writers, Aspiring…


STEM to Story: Enthralling and Effective Lesson Plans for Grades 5-8


Don’t Forget to Write


Don’t Forget to Write for the Secondary Grades: 50 Enthralling…

History Curriculum Books:


The Story of the World: History for the Classical Child: Volume 1: Ancient Times: From the Earliest…


The History of the Ancient World: From the Earliest Accounts to the Fall of Rome


The History of the Medieval World: From the Conversion of Constantine to the First Crusade


The History of the Renaissance World: From the Rediscovery of Aristotle to the Conquest of Constantinople


The Story of Western Science: From the Writings of Aristotle to the Big Bang Theory

Art Curriculum Books:


Drawing With Children: A Creative Method for Adult Beginners, Too


Drawing for Older Children & Teens


Global Art: Activities, Projects, and Inventions from Around the World

Getting Started with Homeschooling Books:


Homeschooling 101: A Guide to Getting Started


The Ultimate Book of Homeschooling Ideas


Homeschooling For Dummies


Homeschooling: for Beginners – Homeschooling 101 – What You Need to Know about Homeschooling for Kids

Homeschooling Styles and Approaches Books:


The Well-Trained Mind: A Guide to Classical Education at Home


Free to Learn: Why Unleashing the Instinct to Play Will Make Our Children Happier, More Self-Reliant, and Better Students for Life


The Art of Self-Directed Learning: 23 Tips for Giving Yourself an Unconventional Education


Guerrilla Learning: How to Give Your Kids a Real Education With or Without School


Minimalist Homeschooling: A values-based approach to maximize learning and minimize stress

General Homeschooling Books:


Rethinking School: How to Take Charge of Your Child’s Education


Learning All The Time


Home Learning Year by Year: How to Design a Homeschool Curriculum from Preschool Through High School


The Way They Learn: How to Discover and Teach to Your Child’s Strengths


How Children Learn


Rethinking School: How to Take Charge of Your Child’s Education


How Children Fail


The Ultimate Book of Homeschooling Ideas: 500+ Fun and Creative Learning Activities for Kids Ages 3-12

Educational Philosophy Books:


The Secret Thoughts of Successful Women: Why Capable People Suffer from the Impostor Syndrome and How to Thrive in Spite of It


The Answer to How Is Yes: Acting on What Matters


Free to Learn: Why Unleashing the Instinct to Play Will Make Our Children Happier, More Self-Reliant, and Better Students for Life


Dumbing Us Down -25th Anniversary Edition: The Hidden Curriculum of Compulsory Schooling


The Underground History of American Education, Volume I: An Intimate Investigation Into the Prison of Modern Schooling


Weapons of Mass Instruction: A Schoolteacher’s Journey Through the Dark World of Compulsory Schooling

Self-Care Books:


A Gracious Space: Spring: Daily reflections to sustain your homeschooling commitment


A Gracious Space: Fall: Daily Reflections to Sustain Your Homeschooling Commitment


A Gracious Space: Winter: Daily reflections to sustain your homeschooling commitment


Poetry Teatime Companion: A Brave Writer Sampler of British and American Poems