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Explore the world within the pages of a great book. Ignite the love of learning in every child.

Homeschool Favorite Books for Students of All Ages
Recommended Reading Lists by Grade with a discussion of the value of core literature in your children's lives.  This is a bookseller site, but most, if not all, titles are available at your local library.

The Homeschool Mom's list of great books lists many categories and lists to explore.

1000 Good Books List Chosen by homeschool families based on several criteria including literary value, focus on good works, warmth, tenderness, courage, humor, and other values and characteristics that we cherish, ability to nourish the intellect and fire the imagination and cross-age barriers to be enjoyed by all.  The site is Judeo-Christian focused, but the majority of books work for secular families who desire wholesome, high-quality classic literature, broken into sections for children of all ages.

50 Books All Kids Should Read Before They're 12  Created by Common Sense Media.  These are the best and most popular books covering a wide variety of topics and genres for children of all backgrounds.


99 Classic Book Challenge is geared toward high school and adult readers who seek a well-rounded literary experience.

Mensa Excellence in Reading Program and Booklists  Scroll down to the bottom of the page for the booklists by grade level.  This website offers many activities and resources for gifted student readers.

Talega Prep Personal Booklists:


The following lists Include art, math, science, and history lists, mostly for elementary grades, some for middle and high school, that we have used ourselves while homeschooling our children.


First-grade books 


Starting Out...beginning to read

(The Three Rs)


Our Favorite Picture Books


More Favorite Picture Books

Living Books for Math and Science

Fun and Educational - Some of our Favorite School Books

Favorite Maze and Puzzle Books


Picture Books: Dinos, Geology, and more


What to Read AFTER the Magic Treehouse

Intro to Art for Homeschool


Liven Up Your Math Curriculum!


Books to Accompany Ancient History

Mrs. Gaspar's Favorite Books for Homeschoolers

Pin or print a booklist to keep you and your children inspired and always looking for excitement in reading.
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