About the reviews

Reviews and word of mouth are what helps sell books or allow them sit on a shelf. All authors need them, and at the same time fear them! If you are an author or publisher with a product you would like reviewed, please contact us - we love looking at new things that may help us in our homeschool journey. We do not charge for reviews - we feel it's part of our service to the community. That said, we're pretty picky about what we choose to review.

Just as we do not accept advertising for Common Core/NGSS-aligned products, we also do not review them. We find that the groups creating these standards tend to have strong political motivations, and we prefer to use and review independent products (as defined by

Teachers and parents know best how kids learn, and we believe that when a publisher has decided to align with one of those government-sponsored ideas, they have ignored the people who know what kids need and chosen money over integrity at the expense of the kids.


Our reviewers answer a few questions:
  1. What is it?
  2. Who is it for?
  3. Why is it helpful?
  4. Where can you get it?
  5. How much does it cost?

Did you find a resource to be set invaluable, or just the opposite? Readers are seeking information about things like this, and we want to hear your opinion. Use the form at the bottom of the page to tell us about your experience or request a review.