The Usborne books are big with home schoolers. The publisher encourages enterprising individuals to be distributors.
I don't know whether this is good or bad-another pyramid scheme? Because my wife has two NuSkin wackos in her family I'm prone to jump to conclusions. The Pleasant Company makes the American Dolls and they have created several book series to accompany them. They are actually quite good. You can see the attempt to be historically accurate, there is great art work along with primary type photos. I had created a americangirlslideshow last year to promote their value for the transportation theme, but the home link for these books works just as well. I just recycled it with a Luther Vandross dedication. More about Luther soon along with that incredible interview at NewLife.