Tiny House Books

Authoritative sources for building, powering and organizing a tiny home. We have chosen the 30 best books, 10 in three categories,  for information on tiny house building, living and ownership, with a focus on sustainable living.

Tiny House Construction

A Year in a Yurt: An Adventurous Memoir of Off-Grid Living Full of Practical Advice

Compact Cabins: Simple Living in 1000 Square Feet or Less

Home Sweet Tiny House: How to use a Garden Shed to make your own Cheap, Fun, Off-Grid Mini Cabin

Microshelters: 59 Creative Cabins, Tiny Houses, Tree Houses, and Other Small Structures

The Big Book of Small Home Plans: Over 360 Home Plans Under 1200 Square Feet

The Big Tiny: A Built-It-Myself Memoir

Tiny Homes: Simple Shelter (The Shelter Library of Building Books)

Tiny House Living: Ideas For Building and Living Well In Less than 400 Square Feet

Tiny House Design & Construction Guide

Trailersteading: How to Find, Buy, Retrofit, and Live Large in a Mobile Home


Tiny House Organization

31 Days To A Clutter Free Life: One Month to Clear Your Home, Mind & Schedule

50 Ways To Maximize Your Small Space In 50 Minutes: 50 Creative Ways To Get Organized, Declutter And Live Your Life Comfortably (Tiny House, Small House, … Organization, Small Space Living)

All New Built-Ins Idea Book: Closets*Mudrooms*Cabinets*Pantries (Taunton Home Idea Books)

It’s All Too Much: An Easy Plan for Living a Richer Life with Less Stuff

Let It Go: Downsizing Your Way to a Richer, Happier Life

Make Space: A Minimalist’s Guide to the Good and the Extraordinary

Organization Hacks: Over 350 Simple Solutions to Organize Your Home in No Time!

Small Homes, Grand Living: Interior Design for Compact Spaces

Spark Joy: An Illustrated Master Class on the Art of Organizing and Tidying Up

Tiny House Living: 50 Great Storage Ideas To Declutter And Organize Your Small Space: (Tiny House Building) (House Plans)


Tiny House Alternative Energy – Off Grid
Greywater, Green Landscape: How to Install Simple Water-Saving Irrigation Systems in Your Yard

Off Grid Solar: A handbook for Photovoltaics with Lead-Acid or Lithium-Ion batteries

Rainwater Harvesting for Drylands and Beyond, Volume 1, 2nd Edition: Guiding Principles to Welcome Rain into Your Life and Landscape

Solar Water Heating–Revised & Expanded Edition: A Comprehensive Guide to Solar Water and Space Heating Systems (Mother Earth News Wiser Living Series)

The Home Water Supply: How to Find, Filter, Store, and Conserve It

The Mini-Wizard: The “Little Dynamo” that Works – Electric Power in a Tiny Package! – Save BIG Energy $$ with this Fun project. Check out the Easy Steps and Clear Plans in this Incredible Manual!

The Water-Wise Home: How to Conserve, Capture, and Reuse Water in Your Home and Landscape

Tiny House Engineers Notebook: Volume 1, Off Grid Power

Top 40 Costly Mistakes Solar Newbies Make: Your Smart Guide to Solar Powered Home and Business

UNPLUG From the Grid: Build Your Solar Home with Compost Toilets and Rainwater Collection