TAA announces 2016 Textbook Award winners

2016 TAA Textbook Award WinnersSeventeen textbooks have been awarded 2016 Textbook Awards by the Textbook & Academic Authors Association (TAA). Three textbooks received 2016 William Holmes McGuffey Longevity Awards, six textbooks received 2016 Textbook Excellence Awards, and eight textbooks received 2016 Most Promising New Textbook Awards.

The Textbook Excellence Award recognizes excellence in current textbooks and learning materials. The McGuffey Longevity Award recognizes textbooks and learning materials whose excellence has been demonstrated over time. The Most Promising New Textbook Award recognizes excellence in 1st edition textbooks and learning materials.

The awards will be presented during an awards luncheon at TAA’s 29th Annual Textbook & Academic Authoring Conference in San Antonio, TX, June 24, 2016.

2016 McGuffey Longevity Award Winners (College)

Data Abstractions and Problem SolvingData Abstractions & Problem Solving with C++: Walls and Mirrors, 6th ed.
By Frank Carrano and Timothy Henry
Published by Pearson
College: Computer Science, Engineering


Leadership, Theory and PracticeLeadership, Theory and Practice, 
7th ed.
By Peter G. Northouse
Published by SAGE
College: Accounting, Business, Economics

Thinking for YourselfThinking for Yourself, 9th ed.
By Marlys Mayfield
Published by Cengage Learning
College: Humanities, Education, and Social Sciences

2016 Textbook Excellence Award Winners (College)

Anatomy & PhysiologyAnatomy & Physiology, 9th ed.
By Kevin Patton and Gary A. Thibodeau
Published by Elsevier
College: Life Sciences

BiotechnologyBiotechnology, 2nd ed.
By David P. Clark and Nanette J. Pazdernik
Published by Elsevier
College: Life Sciences

Computer Organization and ArchitectureComputer Organization and Architecture, 10th ed.
By William Stallings
Published by Pearson
College: Computer Science, Engineering

Precalculus: Real Mathematics, Real PeoplePrecalculus: Real Mathematics, Real People, 7th ed.
By Ron Larson
Published by Cengage Learning
College: Mathematics, Statistics

Top Notch: English for Today's WorldTop Notch: English for Today’s World (Series), 3rd ed.
By Joan Saslow and Allen Ascher
Published by Pearson
College: Languages and Literature

2016 Textbook Excellence Award Winners (El-Hi)

Big Ideas MathBig Ideas Math: A Bridge to Success Middle and High School Series, 1st ed.
By Ron Larson and Laurie Boswell
Published by Big Ideas Learning, LLC
El-Hi: Mathematics, Statistics

2016 Most Promising New Textbook Award Winners (College)

AstronomyAstronomy: The Universe at a Glance, 1st ed.
By Eric Chaisson and Steven McMillan
Published by Pearson
College: Physical Sciences

CalculusCalculus, 1st ed.
By Michael Sullivan and Kathleen Miranda
Published by Macmillan Higher Education
College: Mathematics, Statistics

College PhysicsCollege Physics, 1st ed.
By Eugenia Etkina, Michael Gentile and Alan Van Heuvelen
Published by Pearson
College: Physical Sciences

Engineering Applications in Sustainable Design and DevelopmentEngineering Applications in Sustainable Design and Development, 1st ed.
By Bradley Striebig, Adebayo A. Ogundipe and Maria Papadakis
Published by Cengage Learning
College: Computer Science, Engineering

Engineering Software As a ServiceEngineering Software as a Service: An Agile Approach Using Cloud Computing, 1st ed.
By Armando Fox and David Patterson
Published by Strawberry Canyon LLC
College: Computer Science, Engineering

Materials and Sustainable DevelopmentMaterials and Sustainable Development, 1st ed.
By Michael F. Ashby
Published by Elsevier / Butterworth-Heinemann
College: Computer Science, Engineering

Pearson's Comprehensive Guide to Medical CodingPearson’s Comprehensive Medical Coding: A Path to Success, 1st ed.
By Lorraine M. Papazian-Boyce
Published by Pearson
College: Life Sciences

Serving English Language LearnersServing English Language Learners, 1st ed.
By Andrea Honigsfeld and Audrey Cohan
Published by Bridgepoint Education
College: Languages, Literature

About Kim Pawlak

Kim Pawlak is Director of Publishing & Operations for the Textbook & Academic Authors Association (TAA). She has been writing about the textbook and academic authoring and publishing industry for 20 years.