Favorite Suppliers

All of these companies sell worthwhile materials for Catholic homeschoolers (although not all the companies are Catholic). Unfortunately, many (even some of the Catholic ones) also offer materials that we would not endorse.

At the bottom of this list is a list of Additional suppliers, who may carry one or a few of the items reviewed on this site.

U.S. - Canada - U.K.

U.S. Companies:

Adoremus Books
1-888-392-1973
Catholic homeschool supplier.

AC Books (formerly All Catholic Books)
PO Box 1305
Daleville, VA 24083
Discount Catholic supplier with many homeschool materials.

American Science and Surplus
1-847-647-0011
Interesting, unusual and inexpensive science supplies.

Aquinas and More
Large selection of Catholic homeschool materials.

Aquinas Homeschool Books
Wide selection of Catholic homeschool materials sold in association with Amazon.com The site also offers book reviews, ideas, tips and links.

Aristoplay
450 S. Wagner Road
Ann Arbor, MI 48103
1-888-GR8-GAME
Producer of educational board games and card games.

Ascension Press
P.O. Box 1990
West Chester, PA 19380
1-800-376-0520
Publisher of Catholic apologetics materials with lots of great materials for children. Also see catholiccharts.com and friendlydefenders.com

Audio Memory
Educational audio tapes and CDs to help memorize aspects of Math, Geography, History, etc. (set to Music)

Bethlehem Books
10194 Garfield Street S
Bathgate, ND 58216
1 (800) 757-6831
Catholic company reprinting fine children's books from the early 20th century. Most books are not specifically religious, but provide excellent stories within a moral framework. Many good works of historical fiction. Check out their website for a special homeschool group discount.

Brain Builders
Educational games.

By Way of the Family
1090 Payne Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55101
1-651-778-0287
Discounted materials for Catholic homeschoolers.

CCC of America
1-800-935-2222
Animated Catholic videos.

Catholic Books and Gifts
7346 W. Greenfield Avenue
West Allis, WI 53214
(414) 258-2665 or 1 (800) CATH-LIC

The Catholic Child
Carefully selected gifts and books for Catholic children.

Catholic Heritage Curricula
P.O. Box 125
Twain Harte, CA 95383-0125
1-800-490-7713
A homegrown Catholic publisher offering Catholic texts, games and enrichment materials.

Catholic Shopper
Discounted Catholic Books online. Wide selection of books from TAN, Ignatius, Bethlehem Books, etc.

Catholic Textbook Project
The Catholic Textbook Project aims to write and publish solid new history
materials for Catholic students. The first titles, Sea to Shining Sea
and All Ye lands are ready, and three more titles are in the works.
See their website for more.

Christendom College Press
134 Christendom Drive
Front Royal, VA 22630
(800) 877-5456 x254
Catholic publisher of Warren Carroll's history titles, books by Fr. Stanley Jaki and others.

Container Store
1-888-266-8246
Large selection of all kinds of organizational materials. Shop here or just get ideas.

Daughters of Saint Paul/Pauline Books and Media
50 Saint Paul's Avenue
Boston, MA 02130
1 (617) 522-8911
Many fine children's books and saint stories as well as Papal encyclicals.

Dover Publications
31 East 2nd Street
Mineola, NY 11501-3582
Ask for their children's catalog.
Secular company offering many colorful supplemental materials for history, science and art. Many titles are available from Catholic homeschool catalogs such as Emmanuel Books and Saints and Scholars.

Dumb Ox Press
10201 Grove School Road
Beloit, WI 53511
(608) 879-9400
Many items for Catholic homeschoolers and materials relating to the celebration of the liturgical year. Calendars are pre-Vatican II.

Ecce Homo Press
632 Lantern Lane
Ellettsville, IN 47429
(812) 876-0611
Publisher of Catholic American history materials for children, including short stories, activity books and dolls (Catholic alternative to the American Girls series).

Emmanuel Books
P.O. Box 321
New Castle, DE 19720
1-800-871-5598
Wide selection of materials for Catholic homeschoolers in every subject, with an emphasis on materials recommended by Laura Berquist.

Eternal Life
902 W. Stephen Foster Avenue
Bardstown, KY 40004
1-800-842-2871
Catechetical materials by Fr. John Hardon

Faith Images Rubber Stamps
1-800-757-5246
Wide selection of Catholic/religious rubber stamps.

FIAT Catholic Books
P.O. Box 54
Tiffin, IA 52340
319-804-8402
Catholic books, educational and living books and much more.

Harmony Media Inc.
P.O. Box 138
Gervais, OR 97206
1-888-427-6334
Catholic CD ROMs for children and adults.

HearthSong
1-800-533-4397
Interesting childrens games and toys, craft kits and more.

High Note Solutions
1008 Choppy Cade Road
St. Martinville, LA 70582
1-337-394-6186
Publishers of Our Musical Year and Our Christian Theater

Hillside Education
R.R. 9 Box 9695
Lake Ariel, PA 18436
Small Catholic publisher of curriculum resources that teach composition, art, etc. through living books.

Ignatius Press
P.O. Box 1339
Ft. Collins, CO 80522
1-800-651-1531
Catholic publisher of three books on Catholic homeschooling and the most popular modern-yet-orthodox Catholic religion series (the Faith and Life Series). Many other fine Catholic materials of interest to Catholic homeschoolers. Most books are softcover, but with a long-lasting binding and you can spot their titles easily at used book stores because of the colored band around the author's name.

In Ipso Press
388 County Road 548
Hanceville, AL 35077-6324
256-352-9505
inipso@corrcomm.net
Small publishing company run by a young Catholic homeschool graduate.

Insect Lore
1-800-LIVE-BUG
Secular science company offering books and videos about nature and live larvae to watch butterflies (and other insects) grow in your own home. (Some materials also available from Emmanuel Books)

The Institute for Excellence in Writing
P.O. Box 6065
Atascadero, CA 93423
1-800-856-5815
Popular intensive writing program authored by a Catholic convert and homeschooling dad.

Ita Pater Publications
703 Michigan Ave.
South Milwaukee, WI 53172
Catholic home-based publisher of the Catholic Home Educator's Resource Guide (booklet) and Whigs and Tories: an American Revolution Reading Guide.

Keep the Faith
50 South Franklin Turnpike - Suite 1
P.O. Box 277
Ramsey, NJ 07446
Phone: (201) 327-5900
Catholic audio tapes - specializing in tapes by Archbishop Fulton Sheen.

Kolbe Academy
1600 F Street
Napa, CA 94559
1 (707) 255-6499
Catholic homeschool program with a classical emphasis.

Leaflet Missal Company
976 West Minnehaha Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55104-1556
1 (800) 328-9582
A nice source of Catholic gifts, books, videos, religious art prints, statues and rosaries with a full-color catalog.

Lepanto Press
103 East 10th Avenue
Post Falls, ID 83854
1 (208) 773-7265
The publishing arm of Our Lady of Victory school offering reprints of older Catholic texts and other materials.

Lilyfield Press
P.O.Box 8-B
Delavan, WI 53113
Small Catholic publisher.

Lost Classics Book Company
P.O. Box 3429
Lake Wales, FL 33859-3429
1-888-611-2665
Reprints of history-related books and stories and several older textbooks - including a number of selections that are recommended by Laura Berquist in Designing Your Own Classical Curriculum.

Math-U-See
1378 River Road
Drumore, PA 17518
1-888-296-2686

Memoria Press
4105 Bishop Lane
Louisville, KY 40218
1(877)862-1097
Publishers of Latina Christiana and Traditional Logic.

Michael Olaf
Post Office Box 1162
Arcata, California, 95518
1 (707) 826-1557
Many fine children's books and hands-on materials oriented toward the Montessori philosophy. Catalog is $5.

MindWare
2100 County Road C W
Roseville, MN 55113
1-800-999-0398
"Brainy Toys for Kids of All Ages"

Montessori Services
11 West Barham Ave
Santa Rosa, CA 95407
877-975-3003

Nasco
1-800-558-9595
Major educational supplier that works with individuals/families as well as schools. Particularly extensive selection of materials for Science and Math.

Neumann Press
Route Two, Box 30
Long Prairie, MN 56347
(320) 732-6358
Beautiful hardcover reprints of great old Catholic literature, Saint stories and textbooks. Many items of interest to homeschoolers.

Ocean East Publishing
1655 71st Court
Vero Beach, FL 32966
(561) 563-9457
oepub@mpinet.com
Useful, orthodox Catholic books on parenting and religious education.

Our Father's House
5530 S. Orcas
Seattle, WA 98118
(206) 725-0461
Materials for Catholic homeschoolers with a Montessori emphasis.

Our Lady of the Rosary School
116 1/2 North Third Street
Bardstown, KY 40004
1 (502) 348-1338
Catholic homeschool program offers a catalog of educational materials.

Our Sunday Visitor
Major Catholic publisher of a wide variety of materials including catechetical
items, apologetics, children's books, saints, devotions, pamphlets, a weekly
news magazine, and more.

Quiet Waters Productions
11045 Ketchum Road
North Collins, NY 14111
(716) 337-2404
Email: quietwaters@juno.com
Catholic publisher of Learn Spanish with Grace, Little Flowers Materials, etc.

Rainbow Resource Center
Rt. 1 Box 159A
50 N 500 East Road
Toulon, IL 61483 1-888-841-3456
Email: Rainbowres@aol.com
Because of Protestant world view, I recommend avoiding books on science, history and religion unless you know of their reputation from other sources.

Regina Martyrum Productions
2941 S. Topeka Avenue #251
Topeka, KS 66611
1-800-565-3123
Producer of Catholic audio dramas (on cassette) for children and families.

RC History
21328 Eveleth Street NE
East Bethel, MN 55011
1-877-832-5829
A Catholic company devoted to offering supplemental materials and living books to coordinate with history and Catholic apologetics.

Roman Catholic Books
P.O. Box 2286
Fort Collins, CO 80522-2286
Publisher of Catholic reprints including The Mass: Explained to Children by Maria Montessori.

Sacred Heart Books and Gifts
14202 Pier Place
Liberty, MO 64068
(816) 415-4301
Discount supplier of a wide variety of curricula and other books of interest to Catholic homeschoolers. Free shipping for orders over $20!

St. John Fisher Forum
1546 Concord Road
Jacksonville, IL 62650
(877) 245-4761

Saint Joseph Communications
P.O. Box 720
West Covina, CA 91793-0720
1 (626) 331-3549
Catholic books on audio tape, especially titles from Ignatius Press and apologetics materials.

Saint Paul's Publishing
14780 W. 159th Street
Olathe, KS 66062
Catholic publisher of St. Paul's Family Magazine, Our Roman Roots, For the Beauty of the Earth and the Evangelization of the New World.

Saint Raphael Press
44751 North Date Street
Box 271
Lancaster, CA 93584
(805) 942-7432
Saint Raphael Press offers beautiful Catholic Cards and Frameable Prints, Advent and Christmas in A Catholic Home and My Spiritual Record Book.

Seton Educational Media Catalog
1350 Progress Drive
Front Royal, VA 22630
1 (540) 636-9996
Catholic homeschool program offering an extensive, full-color catalog of educational materials (including many Catholic textbooks and a selection of videos and CDROMs).

Shrine of the Most Blessed Sacrament - Gift Shop
3222 County Road 548
Hanceville, AL 35077
1 (256) 352-0358
Shrine and Gift Shop founded by Mother Angelica of EWTN

Sophia Institute Press
Box 5284
Manchester, NH 03108
(800) 888-9344
Reprints of fine old Classic Books such as Three Greatest Prayers by St. Thomas Aquinas and My Path to Heaven: A Young Person's Guide to the Faith by Geoffrey Bliss, S.J.

Stella Maris Books
3121 McCart Avenue
Fort Worth, TX 76110
Wide range of orthodox Catholic materials, books on Catholic homeschooling, philosophy, Catholic history, Papal encyclicals, morality, the sacraments, etc.

Stone Tablet Press
3348 Whitsetts Fork Road
Wildwood, MO 63038
(636) 458-1515
Stonetblt@aol.com
Catholic publisher of Little Angel Readers.

TAN Books
P.O. Box 424
Rockford, IL 61105
(815) 987-1800
Catholic publisher of the Douay Rheims Bible, many Catholic textbooks, saint stories, children's books and many other items of interest to Catholic homeschoolers. Most of their books are very good, but the binding quality is mediocre.

Teaching Textbooks
P.O. Box 60529
Oklahoma City, OK 73146-0529
Toll free: 1-866-867-6284
E-mail: customerservice@teachingtextbooks.com
Publisher of "Teaching Textbooks" series of math materials.

Timberdoodle
1510 E. Spencer Lake Road
Shelton, WA 98584
(360) 426-0672
I would tend to avoid history, science and religion books because of Protestant slant, but the company offers many nice hands-on materials and educational games.

Totally Catholic Activewear
1 (480) 213-8452
This company produces a whole array of high quality Catholic T-Shirts and other clothing. These are well-loved shirts that last from one sibling to the next without fading.

Wooly Lamb Publishing
P.O. Box 622
La Center, WA 98629
Publishers of the Catholic Unit Study Program - History Links

WriteGuide.com Individualized Writing Course
Provider of Internet-based writing course.

Ye Hedge School
24934 478 Avenue
Garretson, SD 57030
Publishes a number of unique Catholic items of interest to homeschoolers, including First Whole Book of Diagrams, Elementary Diagramming Worktext and 1000 years of Catholic Scientists.

Canadian Companies:

Blue Mantle Educational Supplies
295 South Gower Drive RR #2
Kemptville, Ontario K0G 1J0
Phone: 1-877-858-6833
email: bmes@bluemantle.ca
Supplier of Catholic homeschool materials, as well as Catholic books and
DVD movies.

Little Flowers Family Apostolates
RR1 McDonalds Corners, Ontario
CANADA K0G 1M0
613-278-2618/613-278-0550FAX
"We are publishers of a variety of items for Catholic families all with the intention to help families to know, love and serve God..."

Sacred Heart Bookshop
23179 Richmond St. N. RR#42
London, ON. N5X 4B2
Phone: 519-666-3600 or Toll Free 1-800-792-5346
Fax: 519-666-2169
email: sacred@attcanada.ca
Sacred Heart Bookshop distributes materials from Little Flower Home Education, Ignatius Press and others.

St. Francis Books
RR 1
Cannington, ON L0E 1E0
Canada
Phone 705-432-8420
Full Catholic Homeschooling Curriculum, Bethlehem, TAN, Neumann Press, Seton, Lepanto Press, etc. Publishers of beautiful First Communion and First Confession reprints.

Sunrise Marian Center
RR#3
Pictou Nova Scotia, B0K 1H0
1-800-884-1171
Carries the Bethlehem Books line.

U.K. Companies:

Family Publications
6a King Street
Oxford OX2 6DF
United Kingdom
Tel: +44 (0) 1865 558336
Fax: +44 (0) 1865 316951
Carries Bethlehem Books, Ignatius Press and others.

Saint Austin Press
296 Brockley Road
London, SE4, 2RA
United Kingdom
Catholic publisher of Abigail and the Widow Mary by Noel Trimming Will accept U.S. funds. E-mail them for details.
E-mail: books@saintaustin.org

Theotokos Catholic Books

Additional Suppliers

American Chesterton Society
Chesterton-related resources and materials including The Annotated Innocence of Father Brown.

Arma Dei Family Ministry
116 Booth Drive
Stouffville, Ontario
L4A 4R9 CANADA
905-642-6414 or ArmaDei@aol.com
Source of A Treasure Chest of Traditions for Catholic Families.

Arx Publishing
Source of Niamh and the Hermit: A Fairy Tale, Angels in Iron, and The Laviniad

Bolchazy-Carducci
Simple Latin readers for young children.

A Broader View
Geography supplemental materials including The Global Puzzle.

Callirobics
Producer of Callirobics by Liora Laufer.

The Catholic Company
Carries a huge line of Catholic products from books to medals to crucifixes, etc. Books from many Catholic publishers.

Classical Writing
Source of "Classical Writing" materials including Classical Writing: Aesop and Traditional Tales - Models for Classical Writing.

Focus Publishing
P.O. Box 369
Newburyport, MA 01950
1 (800) 848-7236
Secular publisher of Conceptual Physics for Parents and Teachers.

Catholic Family Education
Carries Catholic homeschooling materials including some Bethlehem titles.

Dominican Nuns of the Monastery of Our Lady of the Rosary
Home of Sr. Mary Catharine Perry, author of Amata Means Beloved, and source of that novel.

Eternally Thankful Books
Source of The Beany Malone series by Lenora Mattingly Weber.

Flights of Fancy Costumes
Beautiful and imaginative dress-up costumes, including a line of religious costumes for children.

Fr. Healy's Bookstore
Milwaukee Catholic bookstore that carries Something to Write About, History Edition.

H.E.L.P. Press
5805 Dahlberg Drive,
Raleigh, N.C., 27603
Small publisher and source of the Home Educator's Lesson Planner.

Holdthatthought.com
Notebooking / scrapbooking software including Hold That Thought: History Volumes 1 and 2.

Image Cascade
Publisher of paperback novels including the Beany Malone and Jordon family series (Just Jennifer and the sequels).

Intercollegiate Studies Institute
Intercollegiate Studies Institute - publishes college level materials including A Student's Guide to the Study of History and A Student's Guide to U.S. History.

Meetthemasters.com
Producer and supplier of the art program Meet the Masters.

Mercy Academy
Source of the Learning Styles Test and Evaluation.

Peace Hill Press
Publisher of First Language Lessons for the Well Trained Mind.

Power-Glide
Manufacturer and distributor of Foreign Language Courses.

Penny Gardner / Nine-Note Recorder
Penny Gardner's Nine-Note Recorder materials.

Publishamerica
Publisher of lighter titles including Past Suspicion.

Saint Aidan Press
Source of older reprinted novels such as Cobra Island.

Schola Latina
PO Box 5201
Norman, OK 73071-5201
(405) 329-8073
Beginning Latin for elementary grade children.

Surplus Computers
Discount software and other computer-related items, including Typing Tutor.

Teachmetapes.com
"Teach Me" series to introduce foreign languages to young children, including Teach Me Spanish.

The Light Weigh
Supplier of materials related to Suzanne Fowler's Light Weigh weight loss program, including Building the Family Cookbook.

Tobin's Lab
Lap book products including the Ultimate Lap Book Handbook.

Trapp Family Gift Shop
Gift shop at the Trapp Family Lodge in VT:
700 Trapp Hill Road
P.O. Box 1428
Stowe, VT 05672
Carries items related to the Trapp family, inlcuding The World of the Trapp Family.

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