Since 1980, we’ve proudly published engaging fiction and non-fiction titles that are designed to support reading on a level that has no limits!

Our series and titles are carefully crafted and curated to align to state and national standards, and are also grounded in practices that support reading success. Topics and titles are representative and respectful of our diverse readers and learners! Find Rourke wherever teachers, families, librarians, and media specialists are sowing seeds of creativity, discovery, bilingual literacy, and life-long learning!

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Featured Series

Carl Can

Carl was first introduced in our Katie Can series, based on our best-selling book of the same title. In the story, Katie becomes friends with her early-elementary classmate Carl through her familiarity with basic ASL. Follow along with Carl and Katie and discover the joys of exploring all the things that they can do!

Grades PreK to 2

Leaders Like Us

History is filled with inspiring leaders who made a difference in their communities and in our world. Each book in this multi-reviewed-illustrated biography series tells the story of an important leader in science, the arts, social justice, and other fields.

Grades 3 to 6

Travel To...

Welcome to a field trip on a page. Highlighting the importance of place and time, the Travel To… series spans the most known to the most obscure places, times, and touchstones that tell the stories of who we are.

Grades 6 to High School

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