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Welcome, Educators!


At Free Spirit, we're committed to providing educators, counselors, and youth workers with information and resources to support young people. Today's kids and teens need many different adults in their corner, and we know that teaching and leading requires skill, energy, and dedication. Your efforts make a difference, and we hope that our books, digital content, leaders' guides, posters, and other teaching tools help you help the kids in your life.

Recommended Resources:

Differentiated Instruction

Differentiating Instruction in the Regular Classroom

Gifted & Talented

Learning Differences

Project-Based Learning

Teaching Kids to Be Confident, Effective Communicators 

Bullying & Conflict Resolution

Character Education & Service Learning


Here on our site, you can download book excerpts from our award-winning books and useful bonus materials. Link to other sites we know and recommend. Learn which of our books meet specific educational standards. Email us and let us know what you think and what those standards mean. Read brief profiles of Free Spirit authors. Find out how to arrange for an expert speaker to come to your school or organization. It's our goal to provide you with the best educational resources and materials available.

Please visit often; we're always growing and changing. We'd love to hear from you, and we welcome your suggestions.

The Free Spirit Advisory Board of Educators

The Free Spirit Advisory Board is a diverse group of early childhood educators and K–12 teachers, counselors, librarians, administrators, and social workers who provide us with valuable feedback about our products. With the Advisory Board’s input, our books become even more beneficial for kids, teens, and the adults who care about them.

Interested in becoming a member? Recruitment is ongoing! For more information about the benefits and responsibilities of membership, download our Free Spirit Advisory Board flyer and our Free Spirit Advisory Board application.

Know students who are avid readers and love to share their opinions? Pass along information or an application for our Teen Advisory Council.

Wanted: In the Real World Applications

We’d like to know how you’re using Free Spirit materials. Email us your story, and you and your students may find yourselves featured on our website or in our catalog. Click here to see an example. Email us at

Browse these catalog sections:

Student School Success
Character Education
ADD, ADHD & Autism
Bullying & Conflict Resolution

Free Spirit and Online Safety
We have carefully reviewed the links placed in this section for content and availability, and continue to do so at regular intervals. We care about young people’s safety and have only selected the most stable and reputable sites. However, the Internet is a constantly changing place, and Free Spirit Publishing is not responsible for the content found at these or related sites and cannot guarantee they are currently active. Parents, teachers, and other adults: We strongly urge you to monitor children’s use of the Internet.



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