Your Friday Five

Northeast LibraryStaff Picks

Your Friday Five

Homeschooling Resources

Welcome to the Northeast Library blog series, Your Friday Five! Each week, the children's and teen staff will round up five of their favorite resources and reads around a certain topic. This Friday, in honor of May as Homeschooling Month, we are highlighting five great homeschooling resources for parents and youth.


Databases
AP Images logoAP Images contains a history of the world in photographs from the 1840s to as recent as one minute ago.
Student Resources in Context logoStudent Resources in Context contains 1,100 full-text periodicals and newspapers, covering history, literature, science and social studies, including hours of video and audio clips.
World Book logoWorld Book Encyclopedia Online features include a separate entry point for children, current headline news, educators' tools, and atlas, a dictionary and an Explore Washington, D.C. section.


Book Resources
Cover image for The everything homeschooling book : all you need to create the best curriculum and learning environment for your childThe Everything Homeschooling Book: All you Need to Create the Best Curriculum and Learning Environment for Your Child

by Sherri Linsenbach

Whether you're just starting out or have homeschooled for years, this book will give you tips and techniques to energize and enrich your child's education.
 
Cover image for College-prep homeschooling : your complete guide to homeschooling through high schoolCollege-Prep Homeschooling: Your Complete Guide to Homeschooling Through High School

by David P. Byers and Chandra Byers

The authors provide clear and detailed information about how parents can not only be successful at homeschooling through high school, but how they can help their children develop the learning skills needed to flourish in college and in life.
-- Meghan Ebbitt, Children's Librarian