Freedom

The Teenage Liberation Handbook

By Grace Llewellyn

Brief description

An estimated 700,000 American children are now taught at home. This book tells teens how to take control of their lives and get a "real life." Young people can reclaim their natural ability to teach themselves and design a personalised education program. Grace Llewellyn explains the entire process, from making the decision to quit school, to discovering the learning opportunities available (Source)

Mentioned in episode 11

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The Pursuit of Happiness

Brief Description

This book examines the lives of over one hundred Sudbury Valley School alumni. They reveal themselves as a fascinating collection of people spanning a huge variety of lifestyles and aspirations and sharing a common set of basic values. The philosophy of Sudbury schools is based on freedom in hand with responsibility and trusting the students to learn what they need to know to succeed in their own life. There are NO teachers, NO forced curriculum, NO mandatory classes, and NO tests. (Source)

Mentioned in Episode 05 & 11

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