RECOMMENDATIONS FOR COLLEGE OR HIGH SCHOOL SUMMER READING FROM YALE UNIVERSITY PRESS

RECOMMENDATIONS FOR COLLEGE OR HIGH SCHOOL SUMMER READING FROM YALE UNIVERSITY PRESS

Yale University Press offers a wide range of books that are appropriate for college or high school reading programs. The books featured here represent a selection of titles that provide thought-provoking reading and teachable themes, for first-year students, for high school summer reading programs, or for campus-wide assignment. From learning study skills to creating a culture of dignity, from Benjamin Franklin’s autobiography to studying sacred texts, from diversity issues to free speech, we offer books that will challenge your students and that can spark lively discussion. 

Exam copies are available to qualified professors for any of these titles. Click here for more information about our exam copy policy. Sample chapters can also be previewed by clicking on any jacket or title below, and following the preview link on the book page. Many authors featured in the list below are available to visit college campuses. Please email us at marketing@yale.edu with your request.

See the course book section of our website for more classroom book suggestions.

 
 
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  • Written by Himself

    Frederick Douglass; Edited by John W. Blassingame, John R. McKivigan, and Peter P. Hinks; Gerald Fulkerson, Textual Editor; James H. Cook, Victoria C. Gruber, and C. Jane Holtan, Editorial Assistants

    02/08/2001, Paper
    $7.95 |
    ISBN: 9780300087017
  • Written by Himself, Critical Edition

    Frederick Douglass; Edited by John R. McKivigan, Peter P. Hinks, and Heather L. Kaufman

    10/25/2016, Paper
    $9.95 |
    ISBN: 9780300204711
  • Frederick Douglass; Introduction and Notes by David W. Blight

    01/28/2014, Paper
    $16.00 |
    ISBN: 9780300190595
  • A Cultural and Critical Edition

    Frederick Douglass; Edited by Robert S. Levine, John Stauffer, and John R. McKivigan

    03/24/2015, Paper
    $9.95 |
    ISBN: 9780300184624
  • Martin Luther King, Jr., and the Voting Rights Act of 1965

    David J. Garrow

    09/08/2015, Paper
    $25.00 |
    ISBN: 9780300024982
  • Two Women of Little Rock

    David Margolick

    09/04/2012, Paper
    $18.00 |
    ISBN: 9780300187922
  • Shame, Stereotypes, and Black Women in America

    Melissa V. Harris-Perry

    04/23/2013, Paper
    $18.00 |
    ISBN: 9780300188189
  • A History of Abolition

    Manisha Sinha

    02/21/2017, Paper
    $25.00 |
    ISBN: 9780300227116
  • Barbara Seyda; Foreword by Nicholas Wright

    08/16/2016, Paper
    $18.00 |
    ISBN: 9780300197068
  • Martin Luther King, Jr., and the Voting Rights Act of 1965

    David J. Garrow

    09/08/2015, Paper
    $25.00 |
    ISBN: 9780300024982
  • Second Edition

    Benjamin Franklin; Edited by Leonard W. Labaree, Ralph L. Ketcham, Helen C. Boatfield, and Helene H. Fineman. With a new foreword by Edmund S. Morgan

    04/10/2003, Paper
    $9.95 |
    ISBN: 9780300098587
  • Two Women of Little Rock

    David Margolick

    09/04/2012, Paper
    $18.00 |
    ISBN: 9780300187922
  • A Study of the Changing American Character, Abridged and revised edition

    David Riesman with Nathan Glazer and Reuel Denney; Foreword by Todd Gitlin

    02/08/2001, Paper
    $18.95 |
    ISBN: 9780300088656
  • Poverty and Politics in Rural America, Second Edition

    Cynthia M. Duncan, with a Foreword by Angela Blackwell

    01/13/2015, Paper
    $25.00 |
    ISBN: 9780300196597
  • The Strange Career of an American Delusion

    Steve Fraser

    03/12/2019, Paper
    $16.00 |
    ISBN: 9780300244359
  • James West Davidson

    09/13/2016, PB-with Flaps
    $15.00 |
    ISBN: 9780300223484
  • Erwin Chemerinsky and Howard Gillman; With a New Preface

    08/21/2018, Paper
    $16.00 |
    ISBN: 9780300240016
  • Floyd Abrams

    04/24/2018, Paper
    $15.00 |
    ISBN: 9780300234206

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