Wednesday May 29, 7:00 am Eastern Time

Press Release

SOURCE: Parent's Guide Press

Homeschooling Expert On National Tour

LOS ANGELES, CA--(INTERNET WIRE)--May 29, 2002 -- Tamra B. Orr, one of America's leading experts on homeschooling, will be making a promotional tour of the United States this summer, speaking in cities throughout the Midwest, South and the West Coast. The tour supports her recently published book on homeschooling, A Parent's Guide to Homeschooling (Parent's Guide Press, June 2002, ISBN 1931199094, $22.95).

Tamra will be speaking to local audiences at schools, auditoriums, bookstores, and giving interviews to local and national media in Indiana, Michigan, Oklahoma, Oregon and California. Tamra's covers a wide range of concerns facing new and veteran homeschoolers, including: the Top 10 Myths of Homeschooling, How to Find Support for Your Homeschooling Decision, Homeschooling Teens (or What to do about the Prom?), and Socialization.

A noted expert in the field, Tamra B. Orr has authored 101 Ways to Make your Library Homeschooling Friendly, 150 Things Homeschoolers Can Do on the Internet, and is the cited expert for The Unofficial Guide to Homeschooling. Most recently, she was featured on national television as the homeschooling expert on the PBS program, Right on the Money.

A Parent's Guide to Homeschooling features essays from more than a dozen outside experts in addition to the advice from Tamra, as well as over twenty essays from everyday homeschooling teachers and students discussing their views on the subject. The book also includes extensive legal information for each of the fifty states and Canada.

For more information, including a calendar, please contact Alice Suh, Public Relations Coordinator for Parent's Guide Press, at or 800-549-6646.

Parent's Guide Press

Books from Parent's Guide Press educate, inform and enlighten parents (and others) about issues and opportunities facing families and children of the twenty-first century. Whether presenting in-depth information on homeschooling, offering tips on using the Internet, or exploring the sights and attractions in the world's most dynamic cities, each book is written by experienced authors, who are also parents, with an interest and expertise in the particular field. The goal of the series is to inform parents in a non-biased, non-denominational manner; every Parent's Guide is intended to be a full and fair presentation of the facts. Parent's Guide Press is an imprint and registered trademark of Mars Publishing, Inc.

     Contact: Alice Suh
     Title: Public Relations Coordinator
     Voice: 800-549-6646