We couldn't let her leave without seeing the ponies after all.
-Dodie Smith, I Capture the Castle
Margaret Kim Peterson: Keeping House: The Litany of Everyday Life
Helps provide much needed spiritual perspective for homemaking. You ARE doing what 'really matters.'
Tim Seldin: How To Raise An Amazing Child the Montessori Way
Very simple, sensible, gentle child-rearing guidance.
Kenneth Hodkinson: Wordly Wise 3000 : Book 7
Our older kids have really enjoyed these books.
Jane Erwin: Reading Comprehension in Varied Subject Matter: Social Studies, Literature, Mathematics, Scienc, The Arts, Philosopy, Logic, and Language Combined Subjects: Book 2
One of the best. No need to do all the exercises nor use it every year.
Dave Marks: Writing Strands 4 (Writing Strands Ser) (Writing Strands Ser)
This series is written directly to the student and easy for older children to follow.
Marie Hablitzel: Draw Write Now, Book 3: Native Americans, North America, Pilgrims (Draw-Write-Now)
The children really enjoy this series. The handwriting portion is not generally on the same level as the art lessons however.
Anthony F. Janson: History of Art for Young People (Trade Version) (5th Edition)
Reference book for high school.
Richard Muhlberger: What Makes A Degas A Degas?
another wonderful series
Sandra McFall Angelo: So You Thought You Couldn't Draw (So You Thought You Couldn't Draw Series , No 1)
We have used this book very successfully with older students. Teaches the grid method.
Jane Bastien: Bastien Piano Basics: Piano (Primer Level, Wp200)
All of our school aged kids have worked through the Bastien series.
Aline D. Wolf: Child Size Masterpieces of Steps 1, 2, 3 - Matching, Pairing, and Sorting - Level 1 Easy
Montessori art appreciation
Barry Stebbing: Lamb's Book of ART I
Art lessons in worksheet format written directly to the student.