Worldschooling Books

“The world is a book, and those who do not travel read only one page.”  – St. Augustine

Below are the list of books we’ve read for our Worldschool Studies.  Check back once in a while for more books we will add to the list as we travel.

If you’ve read them, let us know what you think in the comments below.  We love discussing books!

 

Homeschooling Books

These are books I’ve read to educate myself about Homeschooling.  -Jenn

 

A Charlotte Mason Companion: Personal Reflections on the Gentle Art of Learning by Karen Andreola

College Without High School by Blake Boles

Dumbing Us Down by John Taylor Gatto

Educating the Whole Hearted Child by Clay and Sally Clarkson

Personality Plus for Parents: Understanding What Makes Your Child Tick by Florence Littauer

The Call to Brilliance by Resa Steindel Brown

The New Global Student by Maya Frost

The Way they Learn by Cynthia Ulrich Tobias

Children’s Literature: Thematic Worldschool Studies

World and Atlas Books

A Child’s Introduction to the World:  Geography, Cultures and People:  From the Grand Canyon to the Great Wall of China by Heather Alexander

My Picture Atlas by Roger Priddy (Priddy Books)

Countries in Alphabetical Order

France

Night of the New Magicians (Magic Treehouse #35) by Mary Pope Osborne

Your name is Renee by Stacy Cretzmeyer

Italy

Italian Artists

A Visit to Leonardo Da Vinci by Irene Stellingwerff

I Worked for Michelangelo by Irene Stellingwerff

My Name is Raphael by Irene Stellingwerff

Who was Leonardo Da Vinci? by Roberta Edwards

The Story of Painting by Abigail Wheatley, Uwe Mayer and Ian McNee

Pompeii

Vacation under the Volcano (Magic Tree House #13) by Mary Pope Osborne

Rome

History in Action: Roman Gladiator: Step Back into History and Re-create the Life of a Roman Gladiator by Jean Coppendale

Roman Army by Ruth Brocklehurst (Usborne Discovery Books)

The Mystery of the Roman Colosseum (Around the World in 80 Mysteries) by Carol Marsh

The Story of Rome by Rosie Dickins (Usborne Young Reading)

The Traveler’s Guide to Ancient Rome by John Malam (Scholastic Books)

Venice  

Anna Maria’s Gift by Janice Shefelman

Morocco

Star of Light by Patricia St. John

The Beggar of Volubilis (Roman Mysteries #14) by Caroline Lawrence

The Season of the Sandstorms (Magic Treehouse #34) by Mary Pope Osborne

Spain

Secrets in the House of Delgado by Gloria D. Miklowitz

Turkey

Homer for Fun: The Odyssey by Chinzia Bigazzi

The Prophet from Ephesus (Roman Mysteries Series #16) by Caroline Lawrence

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2 Responses to Worldschooling Books

  1. Diane says:

    Jenn,
    I have absolutely loved A CM Companion, Educating the Whole Hearted Child and Dumbing Us Down. These are the homeschool classics, wouldn’t you say?

    It’s so neat the world is your kids’ classroom.
    Look forward to our meet-up next month!

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