If you're an Educator or a Home School Teacher, you can sign up to receive a Free T.A. Barron Gift Box that includes includes educational, helpful, and fun materials for you to use in your school classroom or library (see list below). Just fill out the form on his website to request yours. A phone number of the school or library is required. If you are a home school educator, please include the phrase "(home school)" in the "Company/school name" field.
- Posters and color maps from my novels Bookmarks
- A Reader’s Guide to The Hero’s Trail by Dr. Kylene Beers
- A Reader’s Guide to The Lost Years of Merlin by Sally Estes
- Discussion Guide on The Heartlight Saga by Dr. Kylene Beers
- Articles from ALA Book Links, School Library Journal, Parents Magazine, and other publications
- Inspirational Quotations from The Hero’s Trail
- Weekly Reader’s play of The Ancient One
- Author Documentary DVD
- Whatever surprises his kids might sneak into your box!
T.A. Barron grew up in Colorado ranch country and traveled widely as a Rhodes Scholar. He is the winner of the de Grummond Medallion for “lifetime contribution to the field of children’s and young adult literature” and many other awards. T. A. Barron is the author of more than 30 highly acclaimed books, many of which are international bestsellers. They include The Lost Years of Merlin (now being developed into a feature film), The Great Tree of Avalon (a New York Times bestselling series), The Ancient One (the tale of a brave girl and a magical tree), and The Hero’s Trail (nonfiction stories of courageous kids)