At Bess Press, we've placed particular emphasis on materials for grades K-12 by focusing on age and culturally appropriate materials that can enhance language acquisition, reading comprehension, and help extend literacy skills. The main function in producing these book titles is to provide multiple perspectives and viewpoints for students within island classrooms and to assist in fostering the education of independent global and local citizens.
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.
Learn Online with Moana Ākea
Online Education for All Learners of Hawaiian & Pacific Island Studies. Developed with age-appropriate curriculum and influenced by the needs of teachers.
Early Childhood Education
Developmentally-appropriate resources to build strong foundations for Hawai‘iʻs youngest keiki.
3rd to 8th Grade Education
Core curriculum and supplemental materials for upper elementary and middle grade teachers and students.
High School and Postsecondary Education
Core currriculum and supplemental materials for teachers and students in high school and beyond.
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Common Core State Standard Alignments
You can access complete inquiry alignment for our core curriculum textbooks on each textbook product page.
Desk copies & Samples
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