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2018 Textbook Awards Nominations Open Sept. 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.
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
For more information about these awards, including how to nominate your works, click on the specific awards below.
The William Holmes McGuffey Longevity Award ("McGuffey") recognizes textbooks and learning materials whose excellence has been demonstrated over time. Learn more
TAA's Textbook Excellence Award ("Texty") recognizes excellence in current textbooks and learning materials. Learn more
The Most Promising New Textbook Award recognizes excellence in 1st edition textbooks and learning materials Learn more