Recommended Resources

Since we’re a homeschool family, we have lots of time to discover interesting things together. Here’s a collection of books, etc. that we’ve enjoyed over the years and would like to share.  Check back often since we’re always adding to this list!

Bluegrass!:
Video:

The Full Quiver videos

Doc Watson & Earl Scruggs Play At Doc’s Home
Dan Tyminski: I Am a Man of Constant Sorrow;
The Boy Who Wouldn’t Hoe Corn

Books & DVDs:

Earl Scruggs and the 5-String Banjo Book (Earl Scruggs)
Pickin Up the Pieces (Richie Furray)
Cash:  The Autobiography (Johnny Cash)
Ron Block-A Fresh Look at Bluegrass Banjo DVD
An Intimate Lesson with Tony Rice DVD
Tony Rice-The Video Collection DVD
Alison Krauss & Union Station LIVE DVD
(Second DVD includes interviews.)
Ricky Skaggs and Kentucky Thunder: Soldier of the Cross- The Concert DVD
The Three Pickers DVD (Features Earl Scruggs, Doc Watson & Ricky Skaggs)
One Man Band: James Taylor DVD
Learning Bluegrass Dobro
(Cindy Cashdollar) James’ favorite!

NON-FICTION

Family:
Audio:

‘Unshackled!’ -Ray Comfort’s life story
‘Unshackled’ by Pacific Garden Mission

Blogs:

Day by Day
FaithGrubb a FaithGirl

Books & Movies:

The Digital Dead Sea Scrolls
Created to be a Help Meet
(Debi Pearl)
Preparing to be a Help Meet (Debi Pearl)

To Train Up a Child (Mike and Debi Pearl)
The Lost Art of True Beauty: The Set-Apart Girl’s Guide to Feminine Grace
(Leslie Ludy)
Passion and Purity
(Elisabeth Elliot)
Quest for Love (Elisabeth Elliot)
Mama, Pray Me Home
(Lee Sturgeon)
Prodigals and Those Who Love Them (Ruth Bell Graham)
Glenda’s Story
(Glenda Revell)
It’s All About Him: Finding the Love of My Life
(Denise Jackson, wife of country star Allan Jackson)
Ten P’s in a Pod: A Million-Mile Journal of the Arnold Pent Family

So Much More: The Remarkable Influence of Visionary Daughters on the Kingdom of God
(Anna Sofia and Elizabeth Botkin)
20 Kids and Counting
(Michelle and Jim Bob Duggar)
The Love That Multiplies
(Michelle and Jim Bob Duggar)
The Tightwad Gazette
(Amy Dacyczyn)
Country Living
(Carla Emery)
The Courageous Heart of Irena Sendler

History:
Audio:

Calvalcade of America (Old Time Radio)
Frontier Fighters (Old Time Radio)

Blogs/Websites:

Civil War

Books & DVDs: Evidence Not Seen: A Woman’s Miraculous Faith in the Jungles of WWII (Darlene Deibler Rose)
God’s Smuggler (Brother Andrew with John Sherrill and Elizabeth Sherrill) God’s Spy (Christ Panos)
Uncle Tom’s Cabin (Harriet Beecher Stowe)
Setting the Record Straight: American History in Black & White (David Barton)
Personal Memoirs of General U.S. Grant, Vols. 1 and 2
David Crocket’s Own Story: The Autobiography of America’s Great Folk Hero
The Autobiography of Theodore Rosevelt
David Crocket, Scout (Charles Fletcher Allen)
Life is So Good (George Dawson)
Rachel’s Tears: The Spiritual Journey of Columbine Martyr Rachel Scott
Life of George Washington, Vols. 1-5 (Washington Irving)
The Hiding Place (Corie Ten Boom)
Great Escapes of World War II (George Sullivan)
A Chance to Die: The Life and Legacy of Amy Carmichael (Elisabeth Elliot)
Alone Yet Not Alone (Tracy Leninger Craven)
The Birkenhead Drill (Doug Phillips)
The Little House Series (Laura Ingalls)
First Lady of Faith and Courage: Abigail Adams (Evelyn Witter)
Judgment at Nuremburg

Health/Nutrition:
Video:

Victorian Kitchen videos

Books & DVDs:

Nourishing Traditions (Sally Fallon)

Under the Apple Tree (Helen Wessel)
Virgin Coconut Oil (Brian and Marianita Jader Shilhavy)
Healthy Healing (Linda Page)
Texas Bug Book (Howard Garrett)
Texas Trees (Howard Garrett)

FICTION

Audio:

Dragnet Radio Show Starring Jack Webb-True stories of actual crimes from official police files in Los Angeles, CA 1950’s.
Favorite Story (Old Time Radio )

Books:

Send Me, Lord Jesus (Christina Grubb)
The Warmth of His Eyes (Christina Grubb)
The Land of Calais
(Melody Grubb)
Mother (Kathleen Norris)
Pride and Prejudice (Jane Austen)
Sense and Sensibility
(Austen)
Emma
(Austen)
Persuasion
(Austen)
The Little House Books
(Laura Ingalls Wilder)
Abigail Adams: Sower Series
(Evelyn Witter)
Hank, the Cow Dog
(John Erickson)
My Side of the Mountain
(Jean Craighead George)
On the Far Side of the Mountain (sequel to ‘My Side of the Mountain’)
Frightful’s Mountain
(Jean Craighead George)
The Thirty-Nine Steps
(John Buchan); as well as the sequels
The Scarlet Pimpernel
(Baroness Orczy); as well as the sequels