3rd through 8th Grade Education

Within these grade levels, Bess Press produces core curriculum textbooks covering pre-contact Hawaiian history for 4th grade and Hawaiian monarchy for 7th grade. Other titles focused on 3rd - 6th grade and 6th - 8th grade supplementary ʻōlelo Hawaiʻi language acquisition, individual monarch biographies, plants and animals, legends, as well as social and economic history.

Pacific Nations and Territories and Pacific Neighbors are core curriculum textbooks for 7th grade Pacific Island Studies. Additional supplemental titles for 6th - 8th grade cover legends, histories, and languages, and contemporary topics relevant to Oceania.

Our 2023 Catalog

Learn about new & forthcoming books, access our textbooks' HCSSS alignments, explore relevant resources for your classrooms and communities by clicking through the links in the interactive digital catalog.