The I AM America Reading List

A unique collection of spiritual and esoteric books for personal growth, self-development, and empowerment. When you purchase a book from our list, proceeds support the work of I AM America and the I AM America Teachings program.

Storey's Basic Country Skills: A Practical Guide to Self-Reliance

by John Storey

A Field Guide to Edible Wild Plants: Eastern and Central North America

by Lee Allen Peterson

Root Cellaring: Natural Cold Storage of Fruits & Vegetables

by Mike Bubel

Seed Sowing and Saving: Step-By-Step Techniques for Collecting and Growing More Than 100 Vegetables, Flowers, and Herbs

by Carole B. Turner

Walden, Or, Life in the Woods

by Henry David Thoreau


by Henry David Thoreau

Back to Basics: A Complete Guide to Traditional Skills

by Abigail R. Gehring

How to Survive the End of the World as We Know It: Tactics, Techniques, and Technologies for Uncertain Times

by James Wesley Rawles

The Backyard Homestead: Produce All the Food You Need on Just a Quarter Acre!

by Carleen Madigan

The Dirty Life: On Farming, Food, and Love

by Kristin Kimball

Money Secrets of the Amish: Finding True Abundance in Simplicity, Sharing, and Saving

by Lorilee Craker

Self-Sufficiency: A Complete Guide to Baking, Carpentry, Crafts, Organic Gardening, Preserving Your Harvest, Raising Animals, and More!

by Abigail R. Gehring

Ecothrifty: Cheaper, Greener Choices for a Happier, Healthier Life

by Deborah Niemann

Off the Grid: Inside the Movement for More Space, Less Government, and True Independence in Modern America

by Nick Rosen

The Encyclopedia of Country Living, 40th Anniversary Edition: The Original Manual of Living Off the Land & Doing It Yourself

by Carla Emery

Small-Scale Grain Raising: An Organic Guide to Growing, Processing, and Using Nutritious Whole Grains for Home Gardeners and Local Farmers

by Gene Logsdon

Saving the Season: A Cook's Guide to Home Canning, Pickling, and Preserving

by Kevin West

Tools for Survival: What You Need to Survive When You're on Your Own

by James Wesley Rawles

Western Medicinal Plants and Herbs

by Christopher Hobbs

Complete Guide to Home Canning and Preserving

by U S Dept of Agriculture

Medicinal Plants and Herbs of Eastern and Central North America

by Steven Foster

The Good Life: Helen and Scott Nearing's Sixty Years of Self-Sufficient Living

by Scott Nearing

Jean Anderson's Preserving Guide: How to Pickle and Preserve, Can and Freeze, Dry and Store Vegetables and Fruits

by Jean Anderson

98.6 Degrees: The Art of Keeping Your Ass Alive!

by Cody Lundin

Seed to Seed: Seed Saving and Growing Techniques for Vegetable Gardeners, 2nd Edition

by Suzanne Ashworth

SAS Urban Terror and Disaster Handbook: Avoid Crime, Prepare for Terrorism, Stay Safe

by John "lofty" Wiseman

SAS Urban Survival Handbook: How to Protect Yourself Against Terrorism, Natural Disasters, Fires, Home Invasions, and Everyday Health and Safety Ha

by John "Lofty" Wiseman