Our textbooks bring history to life by using a narrative format that engages student interest and invites them into the story of history.
Leave behind the dry lists of dates and facts, and switch to a textbook that students actually enjoy reading.
ACCURATE HISTORY, CATHOLIC WORLDVIEW
Our team of passionate Catholic educators launched Catholic Textbook Project in 2000 to create textbooks proceeding from the insight that mankind and history are transformed irrevocably by Christ and his Church.
This allows us to focus on the facts of history without prejudice or bias, helping students uncover the full story.
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This Week In History is a free weekly excerpt from our textbooks that tells the tale of something significant that happened that week, whether decades, centuries, or even millennia ago.
Written in our signature narrative-driven format, every snippet is great, bite-sized enrichment for you and a unique teaching aid for your classroom.
LONG-AWAITED BY TEACHERS
New 7th–8th Grade Textbook
The American Venture is our newest textbook and already a bestseller, getting rave reviews from teachers and students alike. Intended for Grades 7-8, it weaves the story of the Catholic Church in America together with standard historical themes.
It includes discussions of the U.S. and state constitutions, a civics treatment of the U.S. Constitution, and historical treatments of European, non-European, and Native American cultures in the United States.
Other middle- and high-school history textbooks lack the qualities that Catholic Textbook Project’s offer… beautifully and clearly presented. Without proselytizing, and without pressing any worldview other than the importance of understanding the past…
Jeffrey Burton Russell
PROFESSOR EMERITUS OF HISTORY, UC, SANTA BARBARA
WHAT’S HAPPENING NOW
Our annual essay contest is now open! It’s open to all students in Grades 4-12 in Catholic schools—parochial, private, and homeschool—and entries are due March 31, 2023. Students can showcase their writing and win prizes for themselves and their school.
Our uniquely talented team frequently hosts free webinars for educators about educational philosophies, specific teaching strategies, and more. Watch our most recent presentation right now or keep an eye out for our next live event.
In the Media
Members of our Catholic Textbook Project team make occasional guest appearances on shows and podcasts to address important issues in Catholic education today. Visit this page to listen to the recordings.
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