Book Corner

Looking for some great books to improve your homeschool, your relationships, or your life in general? In our Book Corner you can find books recommended or written by LDSHE conference speakers over the years. These books will put you in touch with some of the finest content out there for LDS home-educating families: parents, youth, and children.
A Charlotte Mason Companion: Personal Reflections on The Gentle Art of Learning
Recommended by: Dana Wood
in her class "Homeschool Philosophies."
2017, Utah State University
Teaching from Rest: A Homeschooler's Guide to Unshakable Peace
Recommended by: Kami Harris
in her class "Creating Systems and Routines that Work."
2017, Utah State University
Free Range Learning: How Homeschooling Changes Everything
Recommended by: Jeanne Faulconer
in her class "Beyond School Daze: The De-schooling Process."
2015, Williamsburg
Wild Days: Creating Discovery Journals
Recommended by: Penny Gardner
in her class "The Fun Side of Charlotte Mason: Nature Journaling and Art Appreciation."
2015, Williamsburg
Last Child in the Woods: Saving Our Children From Nature-Deficit Disorder
Recommended by:
in her class "Organic Homeschooling: Homeschooling the Whole Child."
2014, Virginia Beach
Better Than School: One Family's Declaration of Independence
Recommended by: LDSHE Board
One family's journey into homeschooling, in the early days of the movement.
2016, Turf Valley
The Well-Trained Mind: A Guide to Classical Education at Home
Recommended by: Susan Wise Bauer
in her class "Homeschooling the Real Child."
2012, Fredericksburg
Einstein Never Used Flashcards: How Our Children Really Learn--and Why They Need to Play More and Memorize Less
Recommended by: Jennifer Georgia
in her class "The 'How' of Homeschooling: Motivation, Parenting, and Other Issues."
2010, SVU
Home Education - Charlotte Mason's Homeschooling Series
in two classes at LDSHE-West 2016
2016, Utah State University
102 Top Picks for Homeschool Curriculum
Recommended by: Janice Campbell
in her class "Homeschool Encyclopedia: A Whirlwind Tour of Methods, Skills, Vocabulary and People You Need to Know "
2016, Utah State University
Better Late than Early
Recommended by: LDSHE Board
This book summarizes much research showing that delaying education, rather than harming the child, is actually very helpful.
2016, Turf Valley
Learning All The Time
Recommended by: LDSHE Board
John Holt was a careful observer of children, and this book is full of his insight.
2016, Turf Valley