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 LIVING Books - contact category manager, Heather Idoni, to suggest a link here!
  Beloved Books - Audio Books
Wonderful LIVING Audio books! GA Henty unabridged audio, Pilgrim's Progress I & II, *Sugar Creek Gang*, Bruchko, Elizabeth Elliott, Fanny Crosby, Eric Liddell, D.L. Moody, Robinson Crusoe, The Winged Watchman, Madeleine Takes Command & more! Visa/MC/Discover, PayPal, check or money order. Email at the site for your 10% off discount CODE for your first order - just mention *Homeschool-Links*!
  Books for Children, Educaton and Homeschooling
Barb offers new & used living books & teaching materials for homeschoolers in all subjects for all ages. She has written helpful articles on homeschooling & writing evaluations to help determine what composition program will most help your child. You will find books to support Sonlight, LLATL, FIAR, & Beautiful Feet, & curriculum materials for the latter three. She accepts Visa, MC, AMEX, PayPal, check/MO. Discounted new books also!
  CBD - ChristianBook.com
Check out the current contests at CBD to win great books FREE! Use of this link supports our site. Please use this link whenever you visit CBD! Thank you.
  Linda's Used Books
We carry a large selection of children's books which include many out-of-print titles. Most of our listings are of interest to homeschooling families and with that in mind, we do our best to keep our prices low. When you visit, check out Michael's Garage Sale page for other used items - like games and software.
  Purple House Press
Dedicated to reviving your favorite childhood books from the 1920s-1960s. Two FIAR books are back, The Duchess Bakes a Cake and Night of the Moonjellies PLUS 10 more great picture and chapter books. Visit our website to order, to find out what's back in print and learn more about our upcoming books. Visa/MC/Discover, PayPal, check or money orders accepted from a secure shopping cart.

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 Audio Resources - contact category manager, Heather Idoni, to suggest a link here!
  HomeschoolAUDIO.com
A selection of the most wonderful audio resources available for Christian home educators! *Your Story Hour*, GA Henty audio, Pilgrim's Progress, *Sugar Creek Gang*, Living Principles, Mennonite songs & stories, KJV folk guitar scripture songs, missionary biographies, & more! Email at the site for your 10% off discount CODE for your first order - just mention *Homeschool-Links*!

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 Support Forums - contact category manager, Heather Idoni, to suggest a link here!
  Got BOYS? We do!
Join over 3,500 Christian families encouraging each other in the upbringing of our young men. If you are bringing up boys, come on over! Free membership. Articles, links, weekly chat. The email encouragement list is the main attraction.
  The Homeschool Encouragement Center
24/7 online help! We have topic chats ranging from Classical Education to a special Dads' chat. Come make a new friend in this ultra-safe chat area. Every day, dozens of families receive help in our online counseling center! Hope to meet you soon.
  texashomeeducators
Starting with "Is it Legal?", this site takes you through the whole home school process. Support groups, a home school mall and a bookstore with recommended books. Lots of articles help you when you're wondering why you are homeschooling. Finally, don't forget to check out the song *Home Home all the Day* an original composed by home school moms.

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 History
  TruthQuest History
"You've just left regular history behind." You will not learn the story of mankind. You will instead learn the lovestory of mankind! You will not watch the rise and fall of civilizations. You will instead see the arrow-straight line of God's existence, power, love, truth, and plans for civilization.

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 Science & Technology
  How Stuff Works
An online encyclopedia that details how various phenomena and technologies work. Users can read about anything, from how cell phones work to what causes a hurricane. Kids will love the "Toy Autopsy" section which dissects popular toys and investigates how they work.
  The Discovery Channel's Discover School
Technology integration lesson plans that range K-12, and all lesson plans include suggestions for adaptations for older or younger audiences.
  The New York Times Daily Lesson Archive
Primarily for students ages 12 and up, this is an awesome resource for lesson ideas in technology and other topics.

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 Family Games - contact category manager, Pam Coffey, to suggest a link here!
  Fun Brain
Fun, learning games for grades K-8. This site contains games for math, language arts, science, history, music, art and geography. Kids can play alone or challenge a parent to a game!
  Games.com
Fantastic traditional board games online!
 
  Games for Kids
More than 500 games for kids aged 6-10. This website contains puzzles, mazes, racing games, space games, coloring pages and other activities kids enjoy.
  Kid Explorers
This site offers 45 games in a variety of categories from Christian Answers website.
  PBS Kids Fun and Games
Here are your favorite PBS characters waiting to play games with your child. Over 80 games to choose from!!!

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 Homeschool Methods
  Homeschool Oasis
Are you suffering from homeschool burnout? Do you just need a safe haven of encouragement and refreshing? Spend some time at Barb Shelton's famous Homeschool Oasis! This is a Christian site with an emphasis on a relaxed "Lifestyle of Learning".

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 Free Stuff - contact category editor, Heather Idoni, to suggest a link here!
  ZooBooks
Get a FREE Elephants Zoobook and a FREE Tiger Poster! ZooBooks is a neat, colorful magazine designed to encourage reading. Especially for children who love animals!

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 Online Classes - contact category editor, Belinda Mooney, to suggest a link here!
  Algebra I
Algebra I with Instructor Roxanne Jackson is a course which will explain mathematical concepts and solving algebra problems in practical and every day situations. This course will deliver personalized instruction that tailors to individual needs- whether a student is a beginner, need of a refresher course, or simply having difficulties with specific areas in Algebra.
  Animal Antics I
In this class children will learn how to keep a notebook and discover the world of animals. We will learn about the Kookaburra, Boa Constrictor and Piranhas. Animal classification and fun hands-on projects! For K - 5th. Parents must enroll for children under 13 to participate. Animal Antics II also available for older children.
  Animal Antics I - Level 1 and 2
In the Level 1 class children will learn how to keep a notebook and discover the world of animals. We will learn about the Kookaburra, Boa Constrictor and Piranhas. Animal classification and fun hands-on projects! For K - 5th. Parents must enroll for children under 13 to participate. Animal Antics I - Level 2 is for older kids, 5th - 8th grade. Learn how animals adapt -- about habitats and how they survive. Learn all about penquins, camels, tree frogs, sloths, dodos.
  Beginning Sewing 101
Essential sewing basics will be presented to students who are just learning to sew or are refreshing their 'rusty' skills. Tips and techniques designed to enrich your sewing experience will be explored including sewing terminology, necessary equipment, pattern interpretation, stitch variations, fabric care, finishing seams, closures, and more.
  Beginning Watercolor
Learn the basics of color theory and compositon with watercolor.
  Building Children's Writing Skills
Help your child improve vocabulary, develop better written organization, create better sentences, and design effective paragraphs. Each week, three to four new writing exercises are posted, and additional exercises are available. These are suitable for children from grade 1 on up. Access the class and all its info and grade your own children's work for $8 a month, or have your child send assignments and receive feedback from the teacher each week for $25/month. It's a great way to bridge the educational gap this summer!
  Consumer Mathematics
In this course you will learn topics like covering your expenses, budgeting your paycheck, banking and savings, housing, buying a vehicle, loans and interest and much more. This course is for students who are looking for ways to budget, monitor their income and expenses. It will give you a better understanding of what you spend and how to improve your spending, and make wiser decisions when buying.
  Help for Your Struggling Reader
Concerned about your child's progress in reading? Let's find out what the problem is and how you can help. We'll do an evaluation, then you'll receive a series of emails with suggestions and ideas that you can use to help your child. The class also has information about building phonics skills, developing fluency, improving comprehension, and much more. ($25 for 4 weeks evaluation and consultation)
  Homeschooling for Pennies
This class is designed to show you how easy and enjoyable it is to teach using little or no money.
  How to Teach Using Unit Studies
A course designed to show homeschoolers how to teach using unit studies as the primary method or a just to put some spice into your homeschooling life!
  Meet the Scientists
Do you know who was the Father of the Soda Pop Industry? Find out in this fun fill class on scientists. Keep a notebook, do some experiments and have fun! In Meet the Scientists I with Instructor Belinda Mooney students will begin putting a theme notebook together, getting started using this notebook, and following the lives of: Robert Hooke, John Dalton, Louis Agassiz, Antoine Laviosier, and Joseph Priestley. A wonderful way to study science through the lives of the men who lived it!
  Nurturing Your Young Reader
Discover new ways to help your preschooler/young elementary student to get off on the right foot on the path to literacy. *FREE*
  Vikings Unit Study
Welcome to the world of the Vikings! Discover who the were, how they lived and what they believed. Hands on activites allow kids to explore while having fun! Children and parents are welcome to enroll together for this online course.

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 New Curriculum
  Barb's People Builders
Teaching materials for homeschoolers in all subjects for all ages. Helpful articles on homeschooling & writing evaluations to help determine what composition program will most help your child. LLATL, FIAR, & Beautiful Feet curriculum materials & much, much more! Accept Visa, MC, AMEX, PayPal, check/MO.

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 Unit Studies - contact category editor, Belinda Mooney, to suggest a link here!
  Amanda Bennett Unit Studies
Easy-to-use unit studies designed to make learning interesting and effective, while making your day simpler and your load lighter.
  Free Unit Studies & Supplements from The Phunny Farm
Take a trip to The Phunny Farm for free unit study supplements. We currently have internet supplements for the Beautiful Feet Geography Units that feature the books of Holling C. Holling. Plus, look for our original unit studies using the Great Musicians Biography series by Opal Wheeler! Links for these pages available at our home page.
  Keciro Homeschool
Many unit studies and downloads. Free Homeschooling and Creation Research Lending Library. We would love to have you come for a visit!

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 Used Curriculum
  Derri's Discoveries
Specializing in bargain-priced used books for training children at home including Picture and Chapter books, Math, Fine Arts, Language, Science, History and Geography, Life Skills, books for Fun, and titles for Parents and older children I cater to the homeschool family and all who seek the best in literature and curriculum. Offerings often include FIAR, Henty, Hollisters, Landmark, Newberry Awards, Caldecot Winners, Signature Books, and others.
  Educational Accents
Over 7000 books at your fingertips from over 400 publishers and authors! Get the books you need with secure online ordering, a 30 day return policy, and helpful information. Add & read reveiws written by other homeschools on any book in stock! Our new backordering system means you'll be the first to know when an item you need comes in. We're a homeschool family that has been selling used curriculum since 1992!
  Homeschool Book Depot
We sell affordable, used homeschool books both Christian-based and secular. We know that homeschooling takes a lot of time, effort and resources from a family. Our goal is to help alleviate the burden of buying expensive curriculum to educate children. Come visit our website!!!
  Nikki's Book Nook
Quality used books for homeschoolers since 1996! Curriculum, out-of print and gently used in-print children's books.


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