There is a long list of wonderful and inspiring books to be found on home education. Please find below recommendations of some of our favourite books to get you started!

Peaceful Parent, Happy Kids

Author: Dr. Laura Markham

Using mindfulness and connection to raise resilient, joyful children and rediscover your love of parenting.


Author: Susan Cain

The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking.

Overcoming Dyslexia

Author: Sally Shaywitz

The cutting-edge research is translated into an easy-to-follow plan of action, offering help and hope to all who have reading problems and to their families as well.

The Explosive Child

Author: Ross Greene

Groundbreaking, research-based approach to understanding and parenting children who frequently exhibit severe fits of temper and other challenging behaviors.

Equipped for reading success

Author: David Kilpatrick

More than an explanation of current research, Equipped for Reading Success is a complete program for training phonemic awareness.

The Theory of Multiple Intelligences

Author: Howard Gardner

The theory of multiple intelligences proposes the differentiation of human intelligence into specific modalities of intelligence, rather than defining intelligence as a single, general ability.

For the Love of Learning

Author: Jenny Sockey

Based on The Charlotte Mason philosophy. A mixture of CM and Classical Education.

Complete Guide to Getting Started in Homeschooling

Author: Mary Pride

With more than 600 pages in the subject, this can be considered the ‘phone-book’ of HE. Among others, it has a detailed explanation in the most popular approaches and is full of resources. The author is the publisher of Practical Homeschooling Magazine and founder of the world’s most visited homeschool website,

The Unschooling Handbook

Author: Mary Griffith

A guide to the “unschooling” movement, based on the principle that children learn best when they pursue their own interests.

Educating Your Child at Home

Author: Jane Lowe & Alan Thomas

This introductory guide is designed to help parents decide if home education can work for their family. It also helps more experienced home educators refine their own approaches to their children’s learning.

Educating Children at Home

Author: Alan Thomas

This is an eye-opening book on Home Education documenting an study of how 100 HE families function.

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