Freedom Challenge: African American Homeschoolers

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Edited by Grace Llwewllyn

Lowry House

1996, paperback

SKU: 9780962959110

 

Sunshine apprentices at an herb nursery and learns about architecture and astronomy from family friends. Adam was criminal minded and getting Fs when he left school at age thirteen; at fifteen, he has helped build a barn and enjoys reading Maya Angelou. At six, Maya taught herself to read; at seven, she decided to learn to row a boat....

Read these fifteen groundbreaking essays and discover:

-how African Americans fit into--and don''t fit into--the rest of the homeschooling movement

-how parents can be their children's best educational allies

-how children learn to read with little or no formal instruction

-how some single parent families homeschool

-how homeschooling continues the work of the Civil Rights movement

-and much more.