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Here are a few books that could get you started. Many of them can be found in the library system (don't forget anyone living in the Lower Mainland can get a card from any library system in the lower Mainland). There is also the BC ONE Card.


Marty Lane:
Learning at Home: a Mothers Guide to Homeschooling
(A wonderful book written by a Victoria BC homeschooling mom)
http://www.martylayne.com/

Project-Based Homeschooling: Mentoring Self-Directed Learners
by Lori McWilliam Pickert
http://project-based-homeschooling.com/books

David H. Albert:
Homeschooling and the Voyage of Self-Discovery
Have Fun. Learn Stuff. Grow.
http://www.skylarksings.com/

Nebel's Elementary Education
http://www.pressforlearning.com/


Gordon Neufeld:
Hold On To Your Kids
http://gordonneufeld.com/book.php


John Taylor Gatto:
Dumbing Us Down
http://www.johntaylorgatto.com/


David Guterson:
Family Matters: Why Homeschooling Makes Sense
(school teacher and author of Snow Falling On Cedars)


Alison McKee:
Homeschooling Our Children, Unschooling Ourselves
http://www.alisonmckee.com/


Grace Llewellyn:
The Teenage Liberation Handbook: How to Quit School and Get A Real Life and Education


John Holt:
How Children Learn
Teach Your Own
(and anything else he wrote)
http://www.holtgws.com/index.html


Mary Griffith:
The Unschooling Handbook: How to use the whole world as your child's classroom
http://www.marygriffith.net

 The Well Adjusted Child: The Social Benefits of Homeschooling
 http:// www.rachelgathercole.com/

Freedom To Learn
http://www.amazon.com/dp/0465025994/ref=cm_sw_r_fa_dp_vSimrb0T3AFX9

Hacking your own education
http://www.amazon.ca/Hacking-Your-Education-Lectures-Thousands/dp/0399159967

College without Highschool
http://www.amazon.ca/College-Without-School-Blake-Boles/dp/0865716552

Project Based Homeschooling
http://project-based-homeschooling.com/books