For Educators

Looking for a book to engage and inspire your students? Try Great Peacemakers!

  • Used in Middle School through Graduate School
  • Great for History, Social Studies, Language Arts, Philosophy, etc.
  • Introduces Important Social Issues, Positive Role Models & Examples of Real-life Nonviolent Conflict Resolution
  • Free Downloadable Study Guides with Discussion Questions, Lesson Plans, Worksheets, Rubrics, and More. To download a FREE Study Guide, click here.
  • Interdisciplinary—Ideal for Grade-Wide or School-Wide Reading

In Great Peacemakers, your students will meet some of the most inspiring people of recent history—from famous leaders such as Mahatma Gandhi, Mother Teresa, the Dalai Lama, Jane Goodall, and others, to lesser-known individuals making a difference.

FREE Study Guides

Great Peacemakers is an excellent supplementary text to enhance courses in history, social studies, language arts, character education, etc. FREE Study Guides are available and many educators are reporting concrete positive behavior changes in students studying the book.

FREE Review Copy

If you are a teacher, professor, or work in an organization that teaches students about peace and are interested in using Great Peacemakers in with your students, we are happy to send you a FREE Evaluation Copy for review.

Ideal for Wide-scale Reading

In addition to use in individual courses, Great Peacemakers’ interdisciplinary nature makes it ideal for wide-scale reading. In a case study, a school in Pennsylvania used the book as school-wide reading with approximately 1100 students and staff. Afterward, 27 educators who taught the book were surveyed. 100% said they would recommend Great Peacemakers to other educators. If we can help you develop a program like this, or speak at a kickoff event, please contact us for assistance.

Large Order Discounts

We begin our bulk discount program with as few copies as 10 books. If you would like to know more about our Buy in Bulk program, please contact us, and we will be in touch with you within one to two business days.

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“Such powerful stories can change lives.”

“allows students to learn from a book that celebrates peace”

“This is a book that inspires and teaches”

“has a motivational as well as educational effect.”

“a source of role models and thought-provoking discussion.”

IS (Int’l School) magazine

Teaching Tolerance mag.

Skipping Stones magazine

—Journal of Moral Education



Testimonial Oscar Arias

“Great Peacemakers should be required reading for the youth of the world.”
—Dr. Oscar Arias, Nobel Peace Prize winner and former president of Costa Rica

Testimonial Dr. Kwok-Sze Richard Wong

“School counselors, teachers, and other educators will find this book to be invaluable for helping the youth of today become the responsible adults of tomorrow.”
—Dr. Kwok-Sze Richard Wong, executive director, American School Counselor Association

Testimonial Tony Jenkins

“Must reading for peace educators who hope to empower their students toward global and civic action for peace.”
—Tony Jenkins, co-director, Peace Education Center at Teachers College, Columbia Univ.