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This month for the Poppins Book Nook, the theme was school. There are so many fun books about kids going to school, but there don’t seem to be quite as many about kids who are homeschooled. So, I decided to put together a list of books that I have found about kids who were homeschooled or unschooled (kids who have learned on their own or through living in nature). There are more than I thought! I have read some, but not all of these & look forward to reading more of them with my kids.
Drift House: The First Voyage by Dale Peck
The Education of Little Tree by Forrest Carter and Rennard Strickland
The Swiss Family Robinson by Johann D. Wyss (Free on Kindle!)
Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson
Tuck Everlasting by Natalie Babbit
The Year I Didn’t Go to School by Giselle Potter
A Year with the Potters: The Adventures and Lessons of a Homeschooling Family by Rebekah Jones