Write Source is a group of teachers and writers who develop materials for students and instructors from kindergarten through twelfth grade. Our core products appear below. Click a cover to view supporting materials for each book. (For purchasing information, please visit our publisher.)

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Our Handbooks

For more information about Write Source products, click this link: Product Catalog. You may order handbooks through the Great Source Web site or by calling 1-800-289-4490.

Our Publisher

Write Source materials are published by Great Source, a division of the Houghton Mifflin company. To learn about other materials Great Source publishes, click on the “Our Publisher” link.

Contact Us

Maybe you'd like to leave a comment about one of our handbooks, a question for one of our authors, or a suggestion for our artist. To leave us a message or ask a question, click on this link. Our contact page lists our address, phone number, fax number, and e-mail address.

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Writing Topics

If you’re a student, visit our “Writing Topics” page to get some ideas for your next writing project. There you’ll find a variety of interesting topics, all arranged by grade level.

Student Models

Click here if you’d like to see what other students are writing these days. Many examples posted on our Web site are models that are too long to publish in our handbooks; others are simply additional models. By the way, we are always looking for student models for our handbooks and our Web site. If you’d like to send us your writing, click on the “Publish It!” link below.

Publish It!

Visit the “Publish It!” page for a list of recommended publishers of student works.


Judging Sources

With the variety of sources available on the Internet, you have to judge the value of each source carefully. This page provides you with helpful tips and evaluation guidelines.

Research Links

Our “Research Links” page lists some of the best sites on the Net for research information and homework help.

Electronic Sources: MLA Style, APA Style, APA research paper

Our middle-school and high-school handbooks include basic information about citing electronic sources in MLA and APA style. Because the style for electronic sources is constantly evolving, you’ll want to check out these pages for the latest information. (To document other types of sources not listed on this site, please see our handbooks, or check the MLA Handbook or Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association at your local library.)