One Good Year: A Mother and Daughter's Educational Adventure by Laura Brodie

One Good Year: A Mother and Daughter's Educational Adventure

byLaura Brodie

Paperback | April 12, 2011

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“In a world where ‘homeschooling’ is so often misunderstood, discounted, and even ridiculed, Laura Brodie offers a clear-eyed view and makes a valuable contribution to the literature on the subject. This is necessary reading for anyone with an interest not just in homeschooling but in education generally.”
— David Guterson

“As a parent involved in homeschooling, I highly recommend this book. It’s timely, beautifully written, and must reading for anyone who has ever wondered what homeschooling is all about.”
— James Grippando, author of Money to Burn

Humorous and heartfelt, this charming memoir tells of a year-long experiment in homeschooling in which the author decides to give her ten-year-old daughter a sabbatical from homework hell and the vicissitudes of one-size fits all traditional public school days.

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Laura Brodie is the author ofBreaking Out: VMI and the Coming of Womenand the novelThe Widow's Season. She lives in Lexington, Virginia, with her husband and three daughters, and teaches English at Washington and Lee University.
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Title:One Good Year: A Mother and Daughter's Educational AdventureFormat:PaperbackDimensions:272 pages, 8 × 5.31 × 0.61 inPublished:April 12, 2011Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0061706507

ISBN - 13:9780061706509

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“As a parent involved in homeschooling, I highly recommend this book. It’s timely, beautifully written, and must reading for anyone who has ever wondered what homeschooling is all about-and it would make a great gift for all your friends who think they know!”