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2018 Textbook Awards Nominations Open Sept. 1, 2017

2016 TAA Textbook Award WinnersNominations for the 2018 Textbook Excellence Award ("Texty"), McGuffey Longevity Award ("McGuffey") and Most Promising New Textbook Award will open September 1, 2017.

2017 Textbook Award winners will be notified February 15 and publicly announced February 22.

For more than 20 years, TAA has supported textbook and academic authors through these highly-recognized awards, given annually to emerging and veteran published authors in eight subject categories.

Textbooks and learning materials can be nominated by authors or publishers. The awards are open to members and non-members. Works are judged by textbook authors and subject matter experts for their merits in four areas:

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  • Content/Scholarship
  • Writing
  • Appearance & Design

Here's what some of the 2016 Textbook Award winners had to say:

"I am both excited and honored to have this book receive the 2016 TAA McGuffey Longevity Award. I share this honor with my co-author for this edition, Timothy Henry...and everyone at Pearson Educaton." - Frank M. Carrano, author of Data Abstractions & Problem Solving with C++: Walls and Mirrors

"I'm honored that both my texts have received TAA's 'Most Promising New Textbook' Award. It is a privilege to be recognized by my fellow authors for outstanding work." - Lorraine Papazian-Boyce, author of Pearson's Comprehensive Guide to Medical Coding: A Path to Success

Click here to view photos from the 2016 TAA Textbook Awards Ceremony

For more information about these awards, including how to nominate your works, click on the specific awards below.

2017 TAA Textbook Award McGuffey Logo
McGuffey Longevity Award "McGuffey"

The William Holmes McGuffey Longevity Award ("McGuffey") recognizes textbooks and learning materials whose excellence has been demonstrated over time.  Learn more


2017 Textbook Award Textbook Excellence
Textbook Excellence Award "Texty"

TAA's Textbook Excellence Award ("Texty") recognizes excellence in current textbooks and learning materials.  Learn more


2017 Textbook Award Most Promising New Textbook
Most Promising New Textbook Award

The Most Promising New Textbook Award recognizes excellence in 1st edition textbooks and learning materials Learn more

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