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Patria Press would like to recommend the following sites as points of interest:

Educational Links:
Links to educational directories and information resources.

Linda's Links to Literature
Access 17,000+ links to children's literature units, lesson plans, activities, booktalks, book quizzes, puzzles, games and more.

The Reading Tub
Book Reviews for Children's Books, featuring a diverse and growing collection of children's literature and activity books.

Reading Resources
This website has 16,500+ links to activities and lesson plans
for children's and young adult literature. -
Find K12 curriculum, products and keep current with statistics.

The Education Directory for Students of all ages
More than 30,000 links to educational sites.

Teaching Citizenship's Five Themes (Gr. K-6) Teach children skills in honesty, compassion, respect, responsibility and courage.

EduHound Educational Directory.,a division of T.H.E. Journal, is a highly specialized educational directory with built-in resource links offered free to educators, students and parents. seeks to harness the vast information resources of the Web, while enabling educators to use the Internet as a classroom tool.

edHelper, Educational Resources for Teachers. is dedicated to providing teachers a single shop for educational resources, including lesson plans, webquests, file downloads and education business news. edHelper was created by a team of teachers who have edhelped (!) in its development.

Mrs. Young's Super Charged Educational Voyage - This site is a central location in which to find a ready reference of some of the best education sites on the web. Content is geared towards that information sought after by teachers, parents and students. The focus is grades K-12. Topics range from lesson plans, math, reading, children's safe internet fun, to homework help, parenting skills, to teacher resources.

The Busy Educator's Guide to the World Wide Web--Book, educational game and Software Reviews, recommended websites, plus a free Busy Educator's newsletter.

Why and How I Teach with Historical Fiction by Terry Lindquist, a National Elementary Teacher of the Year recognized by the National Council on Social Studies. To help you build good fiction into your social studies program, you'll find:

7 Reasons I Teach with Historical Fiction

Tips for Choosing Good Historical Fiction

15 Fabulous New Historical Fiction Books

Is Pocahontas Real?
Discovering Where History Stops and the Story Starts Your Turn

Tips for Helping Your Child Enjoy Reading. "Make sure that your young
student gets the most out of his or her reading lessons by following the
tips you'll find here."

Lessons 4 You--Online Piano and Reading Lessons, Historical Trivia, Find a Tutor or Music Instructor in Your Area, Family Fun Ideas, Children's Art, Historical Articles for Research, Horizon's Above Award, and Tutors/Teachers Showcase Services.

Homeschooling Links:—Read a review of the Young Patriots Series—“Make history come alive for your children as it has for mine with the help of books like these. Kudos to Patria Press!”

Whole Spirit Press publishes classic books for public, private and home schools. The company specializes in renewing out-of-print books with an emphasis on quality fairy tales, fantasy, history, legend, and love.

Learning Things - The Education Store

Home Education Magazine: A wealth of homeschooling information and
resources. - Discount homeschooling curriculum!

The Homeschool Mom.  If you are homeschooling, or considering homeschooling, let TheHomeSchoolMom guide you through the web of resources, making the most of your budget and your planning time. You will be led through many sites that provide free educational resources, lesson plans, software, and more.

Teach At Home is your homeschool resource center. More than 1000 links to homeschooling resources, articles, news, events, support groups and homeschool laws by state.

Visit A to Z Home's Cool for your homeschooling resources. Winner of the prestigious "Education site of the Week" from USA Today, this site offers more than 600 pages of useful information for homeschoolers.

Homeschool Resource Guide--Huge guide packed with information for homeschoolers--retailers and vendors, complete curriculum and schools, reviews by subject, and more.

Home School Curriculum Items.  Find hundreds of home school curriculum items including Saxon Math, Alpha Omega LIFEPAC Gold, Switched-On Schoolhouse, Horizons Math, Learning At Home, and others. Plus you'll also find science sets, math manipulatives, software, and games.

About Home Schooling.  THE starting place for exploring homeschooling. Find everything you need from how to get started to resources for the more experienced. This homeschool community includes chat and forum, online studies, weekly newsletter, used book forum and activities for the kids!

Children's Books Links:

5MinutesforMoms—Book reviews by moms

Reader Views—“Reviews by kids for kids.”

The Purple Crayon
Chock-full of information about writing, illustrating and publishing
children's books, this site is created and maintained by Harold Underdown,
author of the Complete Idiot's Guide to Publishing Children's Books AND
editor of the Young Patriots Series. A must-visit for anyone interested in
children's literature.

Cathy Morrison, Illustrator
See samples of Young Patriots Series illustrator Cathy Morrison's work. Get the inside scoop on what it’s like to be a children’s book illustrator at Cathy’s blog.

IMA Hero - At the IMA Hero Web Site you will "Have Fun with History." Join the "Hero Clubhouse" to receive a FREE email newsletter filled with history highlights. - features a gateway to extensive study guides around the Web, audio and video interviews with the authors - all the information necessary to enrich children's adventures in reading.

Taped Editions Audio Books.  For the best selection of audio books for children, visit Taped Editions, Inc. Serving the needs of audiobook consumers since 1991, Taped Editions, Inc. offers thousands of titles including popular fiction, biography, history, mystery, romance, children's titles and more!

American History Links:

The Lincoln Institute
The Lincoln Institute provides support and assistance to those involved in the study of the life of American's 16th President. Included are information resources for teachers and students.

History Happens is a Web site which conforms to National History Standards and teaches across the curriculum, integrating art, music, literature, science, and math with American history.  The primary source material is stories from American history presented in music video style.  Themes include African American history, Women's history, Native American history, Immigration, Civil War, Revolutionary War, World War II. Teacher's guides with activities, discussion, and projects are available.


Social Studies for Kids.  Fun, informative, easy-to-understand social studies! Articles, glossaries, fun facts, and LOTS of links illuminate history, geography, economics, government, cultures, holidays, current events, and more. Kids of all ages, their teachers, and their parents will find much to share here.

The History Place-- Timelines of American History from the American Revolution onward, broken down into useful sections by time period.

Federal Resources for Educational Excellence--Links to federal government websites that are social studies-related.

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