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Reasons to Avoid
Government Homeschooling Like the Plague
and Why Believers Need to Create Christ-
Centered, Private Homeschools

Family Businesses

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These home school families sell books and supplies at great prices.
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Alpha Textbooks offers resources for students or for entire schools. Shipping throughout Canada!
American Home-School Publishing offers a wonderful catalog of history, Latin, Greek, and reading resources.
Beloved Books offers used “living books” and “life-building audio resources.”
Best Homeschool Buys connects homeschooling families to an organized listing of current homeschool curricula available for purchase on eBay. Also, many homeschool curricula sales are announced on our blog.
Bookpeddler offers a wide variety of homeschool resources: Charlotte Mason, Saxon, Greenleaf, and more.
Bright Ideas Press offers resources for science, history, and geography.
Builder Books, owned by Bob & Patty Alberg, has been evaluating and selling home school materials since 1983. They ship by mail order, Internet and also have a store in Lynnwood, Washington.
By Way of the Family, in St. Paul, offers discounted curricula for home schoolers.
Castle Heights Press offers science books, lab manuals, unit studies, and other eclectic titles. You can also check out their blog here.
Catholic Science currently offers classes in Biology, Chemistry, and a summer course in Astronomy online.
Children’s Books in South Carolina offers great discounts. Visit their website for a catalog and information, but order by phone.
Chinaberry carries a fascinating selection of books, story tapes, games, puzzles, and “treasures.”
Classical Home Education offers a diverse collection of quality homeschooling products from a wide array of publishers.
Copycat Books offers e-books with copywork models in manuscript and cursive available in Tradition, Modern, and Italic handwriting styles.
Curriculum Connection offers “homeschool supplies at discount prices.”
Discount Home-School Supplies offers deep discounts on supplies and books as well as on popular curricula (Alpha Omega, Saxon, etc.)
The Elijah Company has been in business for twelve years; visit the website to order a catalog from this highly-regarded family bookseller.
Exodus Books in Oregon City, Oregon is run by a home school graduate!
Geography Matters offers ideas, projects, and supplies for teaching geography.
The Hedge School: Curricula and books for Catholic parents who home school and afterschool, along with diagramming
resources for everyone. sells homeschooling supplies including microscopes, dissection materials, and labware.
Homeschool Classifieds has hundreds of listings from individuals wanting to buy or sell curriculum.  Listings are free, instantly posted, arranged by title and category, and kept up-to-date.  The site also carries used biographies, histories, and devotional books (with cover scans) at great prices.
Homeschool Library Builder offers new and used living books at bargain prices, including selections recommended by your favorite curricula, children’s books useful for unit studies, and titles providing spiritual edification for Christian homeschoolers.
Home4School Gear offers many of the items recommended in The Well-Trained Mind.
Home School Emporium, from the Leggewie Family, includes many resources and specializes in historical fiction by G.A. Henty.
Home School Loft,  has “tons of new and slightly used homeschool books that are at incredible prices” and get new shipments every Tuesday. “We hope to serve you all the way on your homeschooling journey straight into college!”
Home Training Tools sells science curriculum, supplies, kits, books, etc., at good prices. They have everything from microscopes down to lab items under a dollar. For the various science curricula they sell, they offer pre-assembled packages of needed lab supplies.
The Inklings Bookshop, in Lynchburg, Virginia carries resources for classical Christian education and takes online orders.  You can find them at 1206 Main St., Lynchburg, VA 24504, phone 434-845-2665.
Jonathan’s Journey, written and sold by Katherine Bell, gives a “big picture” survey of the Bible.
Judaica for Kids (“Cool Stuff for Jewish Kids”) offers educational materials and books as well as toys, games, and other items.
King David’s Harp offers resources for the study of ancient music.
Kunker Hill Publications provides the Keepers at Home household organizer for busy moms.
Lamp Post Homeschool Store offers home school curriculum, resources, and supplies with a Christian perspective.  Purchase curriculum online or at our store in north central Pennsylvania. Owned and operated by Wynne and Harriet Yoder who homeschool their children through high school.
Lifetime Books and Gifts is the Farewell family business; they offer a wide variety of books, including many in the classical curriculum.
Sandi Strenkowski’s Living Learning Books is a science curriculum-activity guide based on Well-Trained Mind recommendations.
MainStreet Bookends is a Warner, NH bookstore and art gallery that supports local artists and authors as well as offering books, toys, games, art supplies, and more.  It’s run by the homeschooling Nevins family.
Memoria Press, founded by the author of Latina Christiana, publishes several courses in Latin, logic, rhetoric, and classical studies.
Miami Phillips offers “Project Coaching for You and Your Business.” E-mail, or call (404) 597-6000 (Dallas, Georgia); a free newsletter is available by e-mailing
Nothing New Press is Christine Miller’s family business, publishing texts for classical Christian homeschoolers.
Paidea Classics is an Orthodox publishing company that publishes “literature from the past” for home schooling families –
their website has free texts for downloading as well.
Peace Hill Press publishes history and language resources for classical educators.
Pfeiffer House Music offers homeschool music curricula for Kindergarten through Fourth Grade.
The Phunny Farm offers free unit studies for home school families: music history units, supplementary units to the Beautiful Feet Holling C. Holling study science units, and more coming soon.
Queen Homeschool Supplies specializes in Living Books for all ages in all subjects, Nature Journals & Notebooks, Literature-based Unit Study Guides, Games, and products that reflect a Charlotte Mason style of learning.
Rainbow Resource Center, run by Bob and Linda Schneider, offers lots of WTM-recommended resources (and much more) at a discount.
R.O.C.K Solid, Inc. is a Christian supplier of both books and home school supplies.
Schola Latina offers Latin curricula, focusing on introductory-level texts.
Shaklee/AirSource products are sold by home school mom Shelly Phillips “Vitamins & supplements AirSource 3000 – the natural way to stop allergies, asthma and molds!”
Shekinah Curriculum Cellar has a huge selection of books and supplies and features same-day shipping for orders placed before 3 PM.
Timberdoodle has great science, art, history, sewing and sign language resources (and more).
Tree of Life School specializes in classical education; offers classical texts as well as the option of a personalized classical program for your family.
Usborne Books & More as well as Kane-Miller-   EDC Educational Services makes educational, interactive, lavishly illustrated books available to homeschool families. They incorporate activities and puzzles to challenge a child’s observation and intelligence. Their superb printing quality and exceptionally well-produced graphics, high ratio of pictures to text, short magazine-like format and unique detail set Usborne/Kane-Miller apart from anything yet produced. There is a wide range of subjects covering hobbies, history, science, nature, foreign language, parent’s guides and more. Usborne Books truly appeal to all ages, infants to adults, with prices to suit everyone.
Valerie’s Living Books is a resource for those looking for older and out-of-print books.  Valerie also has her own list of home school booksellers.
Veritas Press, the Detweiler family business, offers classical materials for home and school.
Yes Kidz Can!, a site that offers resources for parents who want to teach kids about the importance of giving, for the giving child, and much more.


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