However, If I were stranded on a desert island, or even a dessert island, there are several books I would not want to live without.
Alpha-Phonics by Samuel L. BlumenfeldThis book is inexpensive and was a very easy, practical way to teach our sons to read. There are 128 lessons-it takes less than 15 minutes a day to complete most of the lessons. Once the boys had completed that book I just checked out mountains of library books and had them read out loud every day as practice. I did try to check out books based on things they were interested in learning about.
Exploring Creation Series by Dr. Jay L. Wile(Science curriculum)
A Child's History of the World by Virgil M. Hillyer(A fun, easy to read book for elementary age students)
You Can Teach Your Child Successfully by Ruth Beechick (for grades 4-8)
Science Experiments and Amusements for Children by Charles Vivian(Elementary grades)
An Easy Start in Arithmetic by Ruth Beechick (grades K-3)
A Strong Start in Language by Ruth Beechick (grades K-3)