For Sara: Deschooling Society by Ivan Illich, Marion Boyars, Avan Allich -- Deschooling Society (1971) is a critical discourse on education as practised in modern economies. It is a book that brought Ivan Illich to public attention. Full of detail on programs and concerns, the book gives examples of the ineffectual nature of institutionalized education.
The environment maybe no joking matter, but sometimes the best way to get a message across is through humor. Here are 10 of my all-time favorite potshots celebrities have made on the subject of conservation,
"The Teenage Liberation Handbook" by Grace Llewellyn will surprise those who don't already understand unschooling. This is for teens (and their parents) and is all about how to get out of school (now) and get a real life (now). Grace runs an annual "Not Back to School Camp," for unschooled teens.