Favorite Resources

Homeschool Encouragement and Curriculum:

The John MacArthur Study Bible
A Mom Just Like You by Vickie Farris
When You Rise Up by R.C. Sproul, Jr.
Dumbing Us Down by John Taylor Gatto
A Thomas Jefferson Education by Oliver DeMille
The California Homeschool Guide by California Homeschool Network
The Well-Trained Mind by Susan Wise Bauer
Home Learning Year by Year by Rebecca Rupp
The Latin Centered Curriculum by Andrew Campbell
You Can Teach Your Child Successfully by Ruth Beechick
Ambleside Online Annotated Charlotte Mason Series (lots of homeschool education articles)

Homeschool and Education  Websites:

The Underground History of American Education  (online source)
Classical Christian Education (online source only)
The Well-Trained Mind
Veritas Press
Brave Writer
Memoria Press
Design Your Own Curriculum (online source only)
Thomas Jefferson Education
My Audio School (Excellent audio resources)

History Resources:

Nothing New Press:  History from Creation to the Great Republic written in story format.  Excellent for elementary to junior high.  Titles include:


The Story of the Ancients - Christine Miller, H. A. Guerber
The Story of the Greeks H. A. Guerber
The Story of the Romans - H. A. Guerber
The Story of the Middle Ages  - Christine Miller, H. A. Guerber
The Story of the Renaissance and Reformation - Christine Miller, H. A. Gerber
The Story of the Great Republic - H. A. Guerber

 Truth Quest History:  A literature-based study of history that magnifies God as the prime force in the universe.  Titles include:

Beginnings/Creation/Ancient Egypt
Ancient Greece
Ancient Rome
Middle Ages
Renaissance/Reformation/Exploration
Age of Revolution I (US/Europe)
Age of Revolution II (US/Europe)
Age of Revolution III (US/Europe)
For Grades 1-5:
American History for Young Students I
American History for Young Students II
American History for Young Students III

Albert Marrin: my all-time favorite, favorite historical author. Check out the long list of interesting and engaging historical texts at his website HERE or you can get a copy at Amazon.com.


Science Resources:

Creation Science texts by Jeannie Fulbright: Apologia Educational Ministries, Inc. Young Explorer Series provides K-6 science texts with a Christian worldview using the Charlotte Mason methodology.  Beautiful photographs, fun projects, and simple experiments.  Titles include:



Literature To Read Aloud For...

Ancient/Classical:


Gilgamesh the King by Ludmila Zeman
The Last Quest of Gilgamesh by Ludmila Zeman
The Revenge of Ishtar by Ludmila Zeman
Gilgamesh the Hero by Geraldine McCaughrean
Hieroglyphs by Joyce Milton
Tales of Ancient Egypt by Roger Lancelyn Green
The Adventures of Odysseus and the Tale of Troy by Padriac Colum
Black Ships Before Troy: The Story of the Iliad by Rosemary Sutcliff
The Tale of Troy: Retold by the Ancient Authors by Roger Lancelyn Green
In Search of a Homeland: The Story of the Aeneid by Penelope Lively
The Aeneid for Boys and Girls by Alfred J. Church
The Odyssey for Boys and Girls by Alfred J. Church
D'Aulaires' Book of Greek Myths by Ingri and Edgar D'Aulaire
Galen and the Gateway to Medicine by Jeanne Bendick
Archimedes and the Door of Science by Jeanne Bendick
Herodotus and the Road to History by Jeanne Bendick
The Wanderings of Odysseus by Rosemary Sutcliff


Medieval/Renaissance/Reformation


Gabriel and the Hour Book by Evaleen Stein
The Story of Liberty by Charles Coffin
Bulfinch's Mythology by Thomas Bulfinch
The Merry Adventures of Robin Hood by Howard Pyle
Legends of Charlemagne by Thomas Bulfinch
Beowulf the Warrior by Ian Serrailier 
Design Your Own Coat of Arms by Rosemary Chorzempa
The Fairie Queene by Edmund Spenser 
Here I Stand A Life of Martin Luther by Roland Bainton
The Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey Chaucer 
The Story of King Arthur and His Knights by Howard Pyle
First Voyage to America From Christopher Columbus 
The Ocean of Truth: The Story of Sir Isaac Newton by Joyce McPherson
The World of Christopher Columbus by Genevieve Forster
The Magna Charta by James Daugherty
The Tale of Paradise Lost: Based on the Poem by John Milton


American:


Daniel Webster: Defender of the Union by Robert Allen
From Sea to Shining Sea for Children by Peter Marshall
Gettysburg (Landmark Book) by MacKinlay Kantor
Noah Webster's Advice to the Young by Noah Webster
The Light and the Glory for Children by Peter Marshall
The Great Little Madison by Jean Fritz
Visible Saints The History of the Puritan Idea by Edmund S. Morgan
The Landing of the Pilgrims (Landmark Book) by James Daugherty
A Journal of the Pilgrims at Plymouth by Dwight B. Heath
Sounding Forth the Trumpet for Children by Peter Marshall
Davy Crockett: His Own Story by Davy Crockett


Misc. Reading List:


Alice in Wonderland
Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl
The Anne of Green Gables series
Ben Hur
The Bible
Black Beauty
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Charlotte's Web
The Chronicles of Narnia series
A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court
The Constitution of the United States
The Courage of Sarah Noble
David Crockett Legends
The Declaration of Independence
Don Quixote
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
The Education of Henry Adams
Frankenstein
"The Gettysburg Address"
"Give Me Liberty of Give Me Death"
Gulliver's Travels
Hamlet
Heidi
The Hiding Place
Holes
How to Eat Fried Worms
Huckleberry Finn
"I Have a Dream"
The Indian and the Cupboard
Ivanhoe
The Hobbit
Island of the Blue Dolphins
Joan of Arc (Marc Twain)
A Journey to the Center of the Earth
The Jungle Book
King Arthur and the Round Table
The Lincoln-Douglas Debates
The Little House series
Little Men
Little Women
Lord of the Rings series
Moby Dick
Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass
"O Captain! My Captain!"
Old Yeller
Oliver Twist
The Phantom Tollbooth
"The Road Not Taken
Robinson Crusoe
Romeo and Juliet
Sarah, Plain and Tall
The Secret Garden
Sonnets of Shakespeare
Spiritual Lives of the Great Composers
Stuart Little
The Swiss Family Robinson
Tom Sawyer
Treasure Island
The Trumpet of the Swans
White Fang
William Tell
The Wind in the Willows
Where the Red Fern Grows
The Yearling

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