5 Books Featuring Homeschoolers

To build skills of empathy and increase a child’s love of reading, it’s important to read books that your child can relate to. Pick up one of these 5 books featuring homeschoolers to help your little one read themselves into your next bedtime story!

Doug Unplugged by Dan Yaccarino
This story about a little robot who is left at home to learn encourages children to see the classroom as extending even beyond the home into the whole world. Doug learns the most by following his curiosity and sharing it all with his parents.

I Am Learning All the Time by Rain Perry Fordyce
This is a great book, especially for first time homeschoolers. There are many books about experiences on the first day of school like riding a bus or meeting teachers; however, this book shows specifically what homeschoolers can expect on the first day of school. Fordyce compares some things about going to school and being homeschooled but addresses this comparison with respect for both sides.

Skellig by David Almond
This story follows a young man through an emotionally difficult time that his family must endure. He finds a mysterious winged creature, Skellig, and is able to share the secret of this creature with a homeschooled girl across the street. Better suited for older children, this book includes some supernatural elements that parents should review to decide if it is right for your child.

This Is My Home, This Is My School by Johnathan Bean
Bean takes readers on a journey filled with the gentle rhythms of his own homeschooled upbringing. This story is filled with appreciation for the learning that goes on both inside and outside the character’s home.

Wright On Time Series by Lisa M. Cottrell-Bentley
The Wright On Time series follows a homeschooling family as they take their RV around the United States. It’s easy to fall in love with this quirky homeschooling family as they take trips, learn everywhere they go, and show the value and importance of being together as a family.

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