Homeschool Book List

10.10.10 202 Looking for some inspiration for your homeschool curriculum for this year? Here is a list of books that we have used organized by grade level. The list includes suggested books for Pre-K up through First Grade. If you’d like to see a list organized by subject, you can visit the Bookcase in the School House.

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Curriculum: The Well-Trained Mind, by Susan Wise-Bauer

Pre-K/Kindergarten:

Literature: (books to read aloud)
The Little House In the Big Woods, by Laura Ingalls Wilder
Little House on the Prairie, by Laura Ingalls Wilder
On the Banks of Plum Creek
The Little House Cookbook 
Peter Pan, by J.M. Barrie
Tarzan of the Apes, by Edgar Rice Burroughs

Math:
Right Start Math Abacus
Math Made Easy: Kindergarten Workbook
Math 1: Homeschool Kit (Homeschool Math Grade 1)
Math In A Flash – Addition Card Set

Phonograms/Spelling:
Writing Road to Reading, by Spalding

Reading:
Bob Books, Set 1: Beginning Readers
Little Owl Book Set 1-8
Little Books 1-10
Dr. Seuss’s Beginner Book Collection

Bible:
The Child’s Story Bible

Science:
Bubbles, Rainbows and Worms
First Animal Encyclopedia
Nat Geo Wild Animal Atlas
Animal Atlas: Animal Passport

Geography:
The Noah Plan History and Geography Curriculum Guide
State-by-State Atlas

Art:
My Very First Art Book
Drawing With Children

Kindergarten/First Grade:

Literature: (books to read aloud)
Aesop’s Fables
Hans Christian Andersen: The Complete Fairy Tales and Stories

Math:
Right Start Math Abacus
Saxon Math 2: Home Study Kit
Math In A Flash – Addition Card Set

Phonograms/Spelling:
Writing Road to Reading, by Spalding or Spelling Power

Reading:
 Bob Books, Set 1: Beginning Readers
Little Owl Book Set 1-8
Little Books 1-10 
Dr. Seuss’s Beginner Book Collection
Bob Books Set 2
BOB Books: Sight Words: Kindergarten
Danny and the Dinosaur
Little Bear (An I Can Read Book)
King Jack and the Dragon
Caps for Sale
Nutshell Library (Caldecott Collection)

History:
The Story of the World
Past Worlds: “The Times” Atlas of Archaeology

Bible:
 The Child’s Story Bible
The Westminster Shorter Catechism
Bible Atlas

Science:
Know Your Body: The Atlas of Anatomy
The Body Book

Geography:
The Noah Plan History and Geography Curriculum Guide

Art:
Drawing With Children
Art: Over 2,500 Works
Art: A World History
365 Things to Draw and Paint (Activity Books)

Music:
Meet the Great Composers Book 1
Meet the Great Composers: Book 2

Older Grades:

If you have an older child and need suggestions for what to use with them consider these….

Curriculum: The Well-Trained Mind by Susan Wise-Bauer, Veritas Press
Math: Saxon Math, choose the appropriate grade level
Phonograms/Spelling: Writing Road to Reading or Spelling Power
Reading/Literature: choose readers or classic literature based on their reading/grade level from the public library. The Book Tree is a good resource if you need suggestions based on grade level or want to know what grade level a book is at. It reviews quality literature and gives a synopsis of each book.|
History: The Story of the World  series. Choose the one based on the age/grade of your child. Or Beautiful Feet has many good resources for a literature based approach to history.
Science: Apologia Science offers rigorous science programs for elementary, middle school and high school. Note: this is a creation based science curriculum.
Geography: The Noah Plan History and Geography Curriculum Guide
Art:Drawing With Children

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