Educational Books


Books and textbooks are still the go-to learning resource for most learning, and we have a wide range of educational books listed here from a multitude of publishers, all searchable by subject, grade level, and price. From math facts and grammar to calculus and art history, we have it all covered.

The Secrets of Space

Astronomy   2nd - 6th | Book, Product

Ms. Frizzle and her students take Young Scientists on a wild ride into the secrets of space with spectacular experiments. Youngsters construct a night-vision flashlight, design a solar system...

$22

The Shakespeare Book (Big Ideas Simply Explained)

Shakespeare   9th - College | ebook/Kindle, Book

Packed with witty illustrations, clear graphics, and inspirational quotes, The Shakespeare Book is the perfect primer to the works of William Shakespeare. Every work is covered, from the comedies...

$10

The Shut Up and Shoot Documentary Guide: A Down & Dirty DV Production

Filmmaking   High School - College | Book

So you want to make a documentary, but think you don’t have a lot of time, money, or experience? It’s time to get down and dirty! Down and dirty is a filmmaking mindset. It’s the mentality that...

$8

The Signal and the Noise: Why So Many Predictions Fail - But Some Don't

Statistics & Probability   College | Audio CD/MP3, Book, ebook/Kindle

Nate Silver built an innovative system for predicting baseball performance, predicted the 2008 election within a hair’s breadth, and became a national sensation as a blogger—all by the time he was...

$14

The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History

History of Earth   6th - College | Book, ebook/Kindle

Over the last half a billion years, there have been five mass extinctions, when the diversity of life on earth suddenly and dramatically contracted. Scientists around the world are currently...

$13

The Smartest Kids in the World: And How They Got That Way

Parenting   College | Book, ebook/Kindle

How do other countries create “smarter” kids? What is it like to be a child in the world’s new education superpowers? The Smartest Kids in the World “gets well beneath the glossy surfaces of these...

$12

The Social Journey

Social Skills   Pre-K - Kindergarten | Book, Toy/Product

Develop social and emotional intelligence with the right words, hilariously illustrated by the Hollywood artists behind Madagascar.  Children develop deeper social and emotional intelligence with...

$65

The Story of the U.S.A.

Comprehension   4th - 8th | Book

Develop vocabulary and comprehension skills The Story of the U.S.A. is a series of workbooks that present basic topics in American history in language that is easy to read and to understand,...

$14
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The Story of Western Civilization - How Civilization Began

Comprehension   4th - 8th | Book

Age-appropriate history that is simple to read The Story of Western Civilization is a series of 4 reading workbooks presenting specific segments of the history of Western civilization. The language...

$15
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The Symbolic Species: The Co-evolution of Language and the Brain

Neuroscience   College | ebook/Kindle, Book

This revolutionary book provides fresh answers to long-standing questions of human origins and consciousness. Drawing on his breakthrough research in comparative neuroscience, Terrence Deacon...

$15

The Ultimate Guitar Course: Zero to Hero in a Lesson a Day

Guitar   High School - College | Book

The Ultimate Guitar Course is the ideal instructional for beginner guitar players who are looking to start playing a few chords from day one. It’s a graded course that will take you from your very...

$30

The Ultimate Writing Guide for Students

Grammar   6th - College | Book, Kindle/ebook

Named to the International Reading Association's 2012 Teachers' Choice book list Grammar Girl Presents the Ultimate Writing Guide for Students is a complete and comprehensive guide to all things...

$9

The Urban Farmer: Growing Food for Profit on Leased and Borrowed Land

Home & Garden   College | Book, ebook/Kindle

There are twenty million acres of lawns in North America. In their current form, these unproductive expanses of grass represent a significant financial and environmental cost. However, viewed...

$12

The Urban Gardener (Royal Horticultural Society)

Home & Garden   College | Book

In The Urban Gardener, garden designer and lecturer Matt James provides an approachable, practical guide to making the most of an urban garden, including: How to design an urban space – from...

$9

The Vegetable Gardener's Bible, 2nd Edition: Discover Ed's High-Yield W-O-R-D System for All North American Gardening Regions: Wide Rows, Organic Methods, Raised Beds, Deep Soil

Home & Garden   High School - College | Book, ebook/Kindle

The invaluable resource for home food gardeners! Ed Smith’s W-O-R-D system has helped countless gardeners grow an abundance of vegetables and herbs. And those tomatoes and zucchini and basil and...

$21

The Virtual Window: From Alberti to Microsoft

Art History   College | Book

As we spend more and more of our time staring at the screens of movies, televisions, computers, and handheld devices — “windows” full of moving images, texts, and icons — how the world is framed...

$22

The Way We Work: Getting to Know the Amazing Human Body

Anatomy & Physiology   3rd - 6th | Book

This is an outstanding guide to the human body from one of the world's great illustrators! Ever wondered how we breathe, or why? Or what happens to broccoli once your teeth have finished with it?...

$18

The Well-Adjusted Child: The Social Benefits of Homeschooling

Homeschooling   College | Book

Socialization may well be the single most important aspect of education today. With high and rising rates of divorce, drug abuse, youth violence, alcoholism, teen promiscuity, and so forth, we...

$6

The Well-Trained Mind: A Guide to Classical Education at Home (Third Edition)

Homeschooling   College | ebook/Kindle, Book, Audio CD/MP3

The Well-Trained Mind will instruct you, step by step, on how to give your child an academically rigorous, comprehensive education from preschool through high school—one that will train him or her...

$23

The Whole-Brain Child: 12 Revolutionary Strategies to Nurture Your Child's Developing Mind

Parenting   College | Book, ebook/Kindle

In this pioneering, practical book, Daniel J. Siegel, neuropsychiatrist and author of the bestselling Mindsight, and parenting expert Tina Payne Bryson offer a revolutionary approach to child...

$10

The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra

Orchestra   3rd - 6th | Book, Audio CD/MP3

This elegant hardcover book-and-CD package introduces the sights and sounds of the orchestra. After listening to the sounds of each instrument on the CD—from mellow flutes to blazing...

$11

Thinking, Fast and Slow

Thinking & Learning Strategies   College | Audio CD/MP3, Book, ebook/Kindle

In the international bestseller, Thinking, Fast and Slow, Daniel Kahneman, the renowned psychologist and winner of the Nobel Prize in Economics, takes us on a groundbreaking tour of the mind and...

$10

Three Dimensions of Vocabulary Growth

Vocabulary   High School | Book

Learn vocabulary through three dimensions—word origins, word families, and word formationStudents learn from words, not just about them with explanations of word origins lists of word families...

$11
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Tony Northrup's DSLR Book: How to Create Stunning Digital Photography

Digital Photography   4th - College | Book, ebook/Kindle, Online resource

A hands-on, self-paced photography class with over 12 hours of online training videos and free help from the author and other readers. This book gives you five innovations no other book offers: 1)...

$18

Troubleshooting and Repairing Major Appliances

Appliances   High School - College | Book, ebook/Kindle

Diagnose and repair home appliances and air conditioners using the latest techniques, written by a pro with 40 years of hands-on repair and teaching experience. Includes hundreds of photos and...

$31

Tuttle Learning Chinese Characters

Chinese Reading and Writing   7th - College | Book, ebook/Kindle

This user–friendly book is aimed at helping students of Mandarin Chinese learn and remember Chinese characters. At last—there is a truly effective and enjoyable way to learn Chinese characters!...

$20

Ultimate Guide: Plumbing, 3rd edition

Plumbing   High School - College | Book

Author Merle Henkenius prepares the do-it-yourselfer to handle any plumbing task in the home, from replacing a washer in a leaky faucet to cutting and joining cast-iron vent pipes. The book also...

$12

Understanding Cryptography: A Textbook for Students and Practitioners

Cryptography   High School - College | Book, ebook/Kindle

Cryptography is now ubiquitous – moving beyond the traditional environments, such as government communications and banking systems, we see cryptographic techniques realized in Web browsers, e-mail...

$42

Understanding Exposure, 3rd Edition: How to Shoot Great Photographs with Any Camera

Photography   4th - College | Book, ebook/Kindle

Author Bryan Peterson explains the relationship between aperture and shutter speed, including how to achieve successful exposures in seemingly difficult situations. You’ll learn: • Which aperture...

$19

Understanding Mathematics

Math   6th | Book

This hardcover textbook has 170 lessons that review and extend skills taught in previous grades. Review in each lesson keeps previous skills current. New concepts include the following areas....

$50

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