New BookShark Customers Only.

Choosing a homeschool curriculum can be an overwhelming and uncertain experience for many parents. BookShark offers you a free sample of what our curriculum is like, before you purchase.

The search for a suitable curriculum involves several considerations:

  • Teaching styles
  • Content comprehensiveness
  • Adaptability to individual learning needs

This search often comes with its share of apprehension – will it effectively engage my children? Will it cover all necessary subjects adequately? Can it fit our family's schedule and values?

BookShark understands these concerns and offers a solution that provides not only academic rigor but also an enriching and enjoyable learning experience.

At the heart of BookShark's approach lies a literature-based curriculum that captivates students through a diverse array of high-quality books and resources.

Choose the book best suited to your child's age.

My Father's Dragon | K-3 (Ages 4-9)

King of the Wind | 4-8 (Ages 10-14)

The Slopes of War | 9-12 (Ages 14-18)

Now you can assess whether BookShark's curriculum aligns with your educational goals and suits your children's learning styles. This offer enables families new to BookShark to sample the books, lesson plans gaining insight into how these elements intertwine to create a holistic learning experience.

Witness firsthand the brilliance of a literature-based curriculum and fall in love with the educational journey, fostering a love for learning that extends far beyond a book.

Choose your book!

Our book choices were chosen for multiple factors, including age. Please choose the book that is closest to your child's age.

My Father's Dragon

Suitable for grades K-3 (Ages 4-8)

In print since 1948, Ruth Stiles Gannett's story about a clever boy's quest to rescue a yellow-and-blue-striped baby dragon has delighted generations of readers. With timeless illustrations, this lighthearted adventure is a modern classic - fresh, funny, and thoroughly charming.

A Newbery Honor Book

An ALA Notable Book

King of the Wind

Suitable for grades 4-8 (Ages 9-14)

This is the classic story of Sham and his friend, the stable boy Agba. their adventures take them from the sands of the Sahara. to the royal courts of France, and finally to the green pastures and stately homes of England. For Sham was the renowned Godolphin Arabian, whose blood flows through the veins of almost very superior thoroughbred. Sham's speed -- like his story -- has become legendary.

A John Newbery Medal Book

The Slopes of War

Suitable for grades 9-12 (Ages 14-18)

Buck Summerhill is a young soldier from West Virginia. He faces the horrors of the battle of Gettysburg knowing that his two cousins, Custis and Mason, may be fighting against him in the Army of Northern Virginia. The Slopes of War is a fast-paced, panoramic story of a family divided in loyalty but equally affected by the dangers and sometimes senseless brutality of battle.