For those thinking about or making the plunge, here’s some recommendations.

Homeschooling: Take a deep breath—You can do this! By Terrie Bittner

The Unschooolers Handbook by Mary Griffith

The Homeschooling Handbook by Mary Griffith

The Homeschooling Option: How to Decide When It’s Right for Your Family by Lisa Rivero

Home learning year by year : how to design a homeschool curriculum from preschool through high school by Rebecca Rupp

Great book for ideas but it can be overwhelming. There is no need to do everything in here! 😉 Read or better yet skim it just to get a feel for all that’s possible when you homeschool.

While not specifically about homeschooling, if you have babies or preschool aged children, I cannot recommend this book highly enough:

Miseducation by David Elkind

Also often read by those considering homeschooling and written by award winning public school teacher, thoughtful for all

Dumbing Us Down by John Taylor Gatto

Finally, a homeschool classic:

Better Late than Early by Raymond Moore