Choose Your Courses

How to Choose Your Courses

We are here to help every step of the way in your homeschool journey! Use this step-by-step guide to help you easily select courses for your family to make homeschool planning easy and enjoyable.

Two Ways to Shop…

Shop by Grade

Click on a grade level to shop our recommendations for each grade.

In most instances, children place in their grade level for language arts, math, independent reading, and handwriting.

If you are unsure of where to place your child, we suggest you take the
Level Placement Tests before placing your order.

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Shop by Subject

Print the Shopping Guide

Want a printable Shopping Guide?

This Shopping Guide contains:

  • A guide to choosing courses
  • Grade level recommended courses
  • Individual courses checklist
  • Family style courses checklist
  • Extras & Electives checklist
  • Library books wish list

Take the Placement Tests

Need help placing your child
at the correct language arts or math level?

Complete the Placement Tests
for language arts, math, and reading
found at

Detailed instructions for administering the tests
are found in the download.

Choose Good Literature

Choose a collection of books at or around your child’s reading level
from The Good and the Beautiful Library and The Good and the Beautiful Book List
for daily independent reading.

The number of books suggested to start your school year varies by age,
but 10–15 books is a good start.

These books are also great to use for family read-aloud time.

Visit The Good and the Beautiful Library to find more than 200 original works and republished hard-to-find titles.

Download The Good and the Beautiful Book list FREE

Download our FREE Book List. It is packed with details for more than 700 book recommendations for all reading levels.

Place Your Order

Place your order at

Double-check your cart to make sure all items are correct. Many of our courses are offered in both a print and PDF version. Check to ensure all courses are in the format you would like.

PDFs and MP3s are final sale and cannot be refunded, exchanged, or canceled.

Log in to your account or create an account at the time of ordering so your order appears in your account’s order history.

A confirmation email including links to any PDF or MP3 downloads included with your purchase will be sent after your order has been placed.

Email updates including tracking information will be sent as your order completes the shipment process.

For answers to common shipping questions, click here.

For downloading and printing help, click here.

Start Your Courses

I received my order from The Good and the Beautiful,
and I am now ready to get started.

Free Resources

Finally, did you know we offer many free resources?

3 YouTube Channels
Book List
Reading Booster Games
Homeschool App
Letter Tiles App
And more!

Go to for links to all of these FREE resources!