Subjects Freshman Year Reading African American Studies African Studies American Studies Anthropology Art, Film, Music and Architecture Asian Studies Business and Economics Criminology Education Environmental Studies Foreign Language Instructional Materials Gender Studies History Irish Studies Jewish Studies Latin American & Caribbean Studies Law and Legal Studies Literature and Drama Literature in Spanish Media Issues, Journalism and Communication Middle East Studies Native American Studies Philosophy Political Science Psychology Reference Religion Russian and Eastern European Studies Science and Mathematics Sociology Study Aids

E-Newsletters: Click here to be notified of new titles in your field
Click here to request Desk/Exam copies
Freshman Year Reading
View Our Award Winners
Click here to view our Catalogs

82 Featured Titles

Sort: Author  Date  Format  Price  Title

Exam Copy
The Invisible Man
A Grotesque Romance
Written by H.G. Wells
Introduction by Arthur C. Clarke

Format: Paperback, 160 pages
Publisher: Bantam Classics
On Sale: August 1, 1983
Price: $4.95
ISBN: 978-0-553-21353-9 (0-553-21353-9)

A terrifying story from the author of The Time Machine and The War of the Worlds. An obscure scientist invents a way to render skin, bones, and blood invisible, and tries the formula on himself. Now he can go anywhere, menace anyone--sight unseen. He has only two problems: he cannot become... Read more >
Also available as an eBook, eBook, trade paperback, trade paperback and a trade paperback.

Exam Copy
The Island of Dr. Moreau

Written by H.G. Wells

Format: Paperback, 160 pages
Publisher: Bantam Classics
On Sale: May 1, 1994
Price: $4.95
ISBN: 978-0-553-21432-1 (0-553-21432-2)

Modern day practices such as gene-splicing and bioengineering are foretold in H.G. Well's haunting visionary fable. After a collision between two ships in rough seas, Edward Prendick survived only to be stranded on the island of the infamous Dr. Moreau. The book created a sensation when it first appeared in 1896... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a trade paperback.

Exam Copy
The Time Machine
An Invention
Written by H.G. Wells
Illustrated by W.A. Dwiggins
Introduction by Ursula K. Le Guin

Format: Trade Paperback, 136 pages
Publisher: Modern Library
On Sale: November 12, 2002
Price: $8.95
ISBN: 978-0-375-76118-8 (0-375-76118-7)

When the intrepid Time Traveller finds himself in the year 802,701, he encounters a seemingly utopian society of evolved human beings but then unearths the dark secret that sets mankind on course toward its inevitable destruction. An insightful look into a distant, bleak, and disturbing future, The Time Machine goes beyond... Read more >

Exam Copy
The Time Machine

Written by H.G. Wells

Format: Paperback, 128 pages
Publisher: Bantam Classics
On Sale: January 1, 1984
Price: $4.95
ISBN: 978-0-553-21351-5 (0-553-21351-2)

When the Time Traveller courageously stepped out of his machine for the first time, he found himself in the year 802,700--and everything has changed. In another, more utopian age, creatures seemed to dwell together in perfect harmony. The Time Traveller thought he could study these marvelous beings--unearth their secret and then... Read more >

Exam Copy
The War of the Worlds

Written by H.G. Wells

Format: Paperback, 208 pages
Publisher: Bantam Classics
On Sale: November 1, 1988
Price: $5.95
ISBN: 978-0-553-21338-6 (0-553-21338-5)

H.G. Wells's science fiction classic, the first novel to explore the possibilities of intelligent life from other planets, it still startling and vivid nearly after a century after its appearance, and a half-century after Orson Wells's infamous 1938 radio adaptation. The daring portrayal of aliens landing on English soil, with its... Read more >
Also available as an eBook, hardcover, trade paperback and a trade paperback.

Exam Copy
Harry Houdini
A Graphic Novel
Written by CEL Welsh
Illustrated by Lalit Singh

Format: Trade Paperback, 80 pages
Publisher: Campfire
On Sale: July 27, 2010
Price: $9.99
ISBN: 978-93-80028-25-5 (93-80028-25-3)

This is the life story of Ehrich Weiss. If you don’t recognize this man’s name, that is because the world came to know him as the one and only Harry Houdini.

George Bernard Shaw once remarked that Harry Houdini is the third most famous name in history after Jesus Christ and... Read more >

Exam Copy
The Journal of an Understanding Heart
Written by Opal Whiteley

Format: Trade Paperback, 192 pages
Publisher: Potter Style
On Sale: October 3, 1995
Price: $11.00
ISBN: 978-0-517-88516-1 (0-517-88516-6)

These words are taken from the turn-of-the-century diary of an extraordinary six-year-old girl named Opal Whiteley. Orphaned and lonely, she took solace in nature, writing about her vivid inner life with exceptional beauty, sensitivity, and soul. When the diary was discovered in 1920, it became an overnight sensation. Now, almost a... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
View pages: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4
Page 4 of 4