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Book Recommendations


  • How Children Fail; How Children Learn; Teach Your Own; and other titles by John Holt
  • Growing Young; Natural Superiority of Women; Touching: The Human Significance of the Skin; and other titles by Ashley Montagu
  • Thinking Goes to School: Piaget’s Theory in Practice by Hans G. Furth and Harry Wachs
  • Dumbing Us Down: The Hidden Curriculum of Compulsory Schooling and other titles by John Taylor Gatto
  • Open Connections: The Other Basics by Susan D. Shilcock and Peter A. Bergson
  • The Continuum Concept by Jean Leidloff
  • The Unschooling Handbook and other titles by Mary Griffith
  • The Teenage Liberation Handbook and other titles by Grace Llewellyn
  • And the Skylark Sings with Me by David H. Albert
  • Homeschooling Book of Answers and other titles by Linda Dobson
  • Family Matters: Why Homeschooling Makes Sense by David Gutterson
  • Homeschooling for Excellence by David and Micki Colfax
  • Punished by Rewards: The Trouble with Gold Stars, Incentive Plans, A's, Praise, and Other Bribes and other books by Alfie Kohn
  • Frames of Mind: The Theory of Multiple Intelligences and other titles by Howard Gardner
  • Seven Kinds of Smart by Thomas Armstrong (Gardner's theory made simple)
  • The Myth of the ADD Child and other titles by Thomas Armstrong
  • Writing Because We Love To by Susannah Sheffer
  • The Lives of Children  by George Dennison
  • Growing Up Absurd  and Compulsory Mis-education and the Community of Scholars by Paul Goodman
  • The Plug-in Drug by Marie Winn