"An expansion and revision of the homeschoolers' bible, written by the late, outspoken Massachusetts education reformer John Holt." -- Boston Globe Magazine 03/21/04
"For many parents this book is an indispensable handbook for educating their children at home." -- Austin Family July, 2003
"[An] enduring homeschooling classic...A landmark work...This book is indispensable." -- Home Schooling Today December 2003
About the Author
John Holt (1927-1985), one of this country’s leading educational and social critics, was the author of ten influential books which have been translated into fourteen languages. Known both as a passionate reformer and as ”the gentle voice of reason” (Life magazine), John Holt offers insights into the nature of learning that are more relevant today than ever before. Pat Farenga, writer and president of Holt Associates, lectures all over the country and is the father of three home-schooled daughters.