Young Patriot Series

Patria Press, Inc. recently sent along a note to tell us about their Young Patriot Series. They wrote:

The Young Patriots Series hooks kids on history by telling the story of famous poeple when THEY were young,” notes Young Patriots Series creator Florrie Kichler. Originally

published 50 years ago, the Young Patriots Series titles were known by millions of babyboomers as the “organge biographies” because of their bright orange covers. Ms.

Kichler founded her company with the mission of reintroducing the old seriers, long since out of print, to today’s children.

They offer a list of the books in the series at their site:

  • William Henry Harrison
  • Lew Wallace, Boy Writer
  • Juliette Low, Girl Scout Founder
  • James Whitcomb Riley, Young Poet
  • Eddie Rickenbacker, Boy Pilot and Racer
  • Mahalia Jackson, Gospel Singer and Civil Rights Champion
  • George Rogers Clark, Boy of the Northwest Frontier
  • John Hancock, Independent Boy
  • Phillis Wheatley, Young Revolutionary Poet
  • Abner Doubleday, Boy Baseball Pioneer
  • John Audubon, Young Naturalist
  • Frederick Douglass, Young Defender of Human Rights

They offer lesson plans that accompnay the books here:

You can learn more abou the series by visiting


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