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Home schooling on a shoestring : a jam-packed guide
Morgan, Melissa L., 1958-
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Publication Information:
Wheaton, Ill. : H. Shaw Publishers, [1999]

Physical Description:
376 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
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Home Location
Central Library LC40 .M67 1999 Adult Non-Fiction Central Closed Stacks
Julia Boyer Reinstein Library LC40 .M67 1999 Adult Non-Fiction Open Shelf

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So you want to homeschool but don't think you can afford it.

This book is a compendium of ideas for the family that wants to start or continue homeschooling on a tight budget. You'll find it all here:

* Ideas for making money while staying at home.
* Sources for an inexpensive curriculum.
* Thousands of ideas for affordable teaching tools.
* Hundreds of suggestions for low-cost field trips.
* Ways to save on everything from housing to utilities.
* Ways to get free or low-cost computers.

Author Notes

Melissa L. Morgan and her three children travel with her husband on business, on treks across the country to visit family, and on numerous field trips, taking advantage of educational opportunities in the real world. Morgan currently writes an online newsletter, Parents Are Teachers, and manages a website,, to provide a forum and resources for Christian writers and homeschoolers.

Judith Waite Allee is an author and speaker on a variety of topics, including parenting, family literacy, advocacy for children in foster care, and homeschooling. She is the coauthor, with Melissa L. Morgan, of Educational Travel on a Shoestring and Homeschooling on a Shoestring . Allee's website,, offers a free e-mail newsletter for educational family travelers.

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