Bookstores
Where can you find homeschooling books, curricula, and supplies? Where can you get used books? Here is a list of bookstores around the state of California, with a special emphasis on those that are especially helpful for homeschoolers.
California Bookstores
Home and School Marketplace
142 N. 9th Street, Suite 1
Modesto, CA 95350
Phone: 209-529-3549

Carries new and used homeschooling books and supplies. Formerly operated under the names Christian Curriculum Cellar and Eagles' Nest Educational Supplies.
ATCO School Supply, Inc.
425 E. Sixth Street, #105
Corona, CA 92878-1707
Phone: 951-272-2926

Carries a large selection of educational materials, games, art and music supplies, and more.
Sonshine Christian Stores
23681 Via Linda
Mission Viejo, CA 92691
Phone: 949-855-6711

5581 Alton Parkway
Irvine, CA 92618
Phone: 949-262-2292

Sonshine Christian Stores carry Christian books, music, and more, along with many homeschooling books and materials.
Hope Country Schoolhouse
6458 Westminster Blvd.
Westminster, CA 92683
Phone: 714-373-HOPE (4673)

In stock you'll find collectibles, books, curriculum, boutique items, teacher’s supplies, gifts, antiques, candles and more. They welcome children of all ages to visit the "kidz korner," a special area set aside just for them. They also offer a consignment service.
Mardel Christian & Educational Supply
Mardel stores average 30,000 square feet of retail space and stock over 40,000 items. These items include: Bibles, books, music, gifts, children's, office supplies, and educational materials. Mardel stocks a large selection of homeschooling materials, workbooks, and supplies.
Brighter Child Homeschool and Educational Supplies
8095-B Greenback Lane
Citrus Heights, CA 95610
Phone: 916-722-2228

Offers a huge selection of homeschool books for students and teachers. They carry everything from cassettes, videos, books, activity kits, and teacher's manuals.
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The Absorbent Mind
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The Unprocessed Child: Living Without School
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Perrine's Sound & Sense: An Introduction to Poetry
Perrine's Sound and Sense is a fantastic book for studying poetry with your children. It is a great resource for high school students. It includes clear and thorough explanations of devices, forms, how to analyze poetry, and more, as well as a huge variety of poems, both classic and contemporary.