TAA announces 2017 Textbook Award winners

2017 TAA Textbook Award WinnersTwenty-three textbooks have been awarded 2017 Textbook Awards by the Textbook & Academic Authors Association (TAA). Six textbooks received William Holmes McGuffey Longevity Awards, 10 textbooks received Textbook Excellence Awards, and seven textbooks received Most Promising New Textbook Awards.

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

The awards will be presented during an awards reception at TAA’s 30th Annual Textbook & Academic Authoring Conference in Providence, RI, June 9, 2017.

2017 McGuffey Longevity Award Winners (College)

Anatomy & Physiology The Unity of Form and FunctionAnatomy & Physiology: The Unity of Form and Function, 7th ed.
By Kenneth S. Saladin
Published by McGraw-Hill Education
College/University
Life Sciences

CalculusCalculus, 11th ed.
By Ron Larson and Bruce Edwards
Published by Cengage Learning
College/University
Mathematics and Statistics

Essentials of OceanographyEssentials of Oceanography, 12th ed.
By Alan Trujillo
Published by Pearson Education
College/University
Life Sciences

Lecture-Tutorials for Introductory AstronomyLecture-Tutorials for Introductory Astronomy, 3rd ed.
By Edward E. Prather, Timothy F. Slater, Jeffrey P. Adams, and Gina Brissenden
Published by Pearson/Prentice Hall
College/University
Physical Sciences

McCurnin's Clinical Textbook for Veterinary TechniciansMcCurnin’s Clinical Textbook for Veterinary Technicians, 8th ed.
By Joanna M. Bassert and John A. Thomas
Published by Elsevier
College/University
Life Sciences

PrecalculusPrecalculus Series, 10th ed.
(Precalculus with Limits, Algebra & Trig, College Algebra, Trigonometry)
By Ron Larson
Published by Cengage Learning
College/University
Mathematics and Statistics

2017 Textbook Excellence Award Winners (College)

Calculus An Applied ApproachCalculus: An Applied Approach, 10th ed.
By Ron Larson
Published by Cengage Learning
College/University
Mathematics and Statistics

CarboranesCarboranes, 3rd ed.
By Russell N. Grimes
Published by Elsevier/Academic Press
College/University
Physical Science

Clinical Psychology: Science, Practice and CultureClinical Psychology: Science, Practice and Culture, 4th ed.
By Andrew M. Pomerantz
Published by SAGE Publishing
College/University
Humanities, Education, and Social Sciences

Contemporary Behavior TherapyContemporary Behavior Therapy, 6th ed.
By Michael Spiegler
Published by Cengage Learning
College/University
Humanities, Education, and Social Sciences

Contracting for Services in State and Local GovernmentsContracting for Services in State and Local Government Agencies, 2nd ed.
By William Sims Curry
Published by Routledge
College/University
Humanities, Education, and Social Sciences

Customer Service Skills for SuccessCustomer Service Skills for Success, 6th ed.
By Robert W. Lucas
Published by McGraw-Hill Education
College/University
Accounting, Business and Economics

Exploring EngineeringExploring Engineering: An Introduction to Engineering and Design, 4th ed.
By Philip Kosky, Robert Balmer, William Keat, and George Wise
Published by Elsevier/Academic Press
College/University
Computer Science and Engineering

Matlab: A Practical Introduction to Programming and Problem SolvingMatlab: A Practical Introduction to Programming and Problem Solving, 4th ed.
By Stormy C. Attaway
Published by Elsevier/Butterworth-Heinemann
College/University
Computer Science and Engineering

Social Media MarketingSocial Media Marketing, 2nd ed.
By Tracy L. Tuten and Michael R. Solomon
Published by SAGE Publishing
College/University
Accounting, Business and Economics

2017 Textbook Excellence Award Winner (K-12)

Big Ideas MathBig Ideas Math: Integrated Mathematics I, II, and III, 1st ed.
By Ron Larson and Laurie Boswell
Published by Larson Texts
K-12
Mathematics and Statistics

2017 Most Promising New Textbook Award Winners (College)

Enterprise Risk Management: A Guide for Government ProfessionalsEnterprise Risk Management: A Guide for Government Professionals, 1st ed.
By Karen Hardy
Published by John Wiley & Sons
College/University
Accounting, Business and Economics

Green Design and Manufacturing for SustainabilityGreen Design and Manufacturing for Sustainability, 1st ed.
By Nand K. Jha
Published by Taylor and Francis Group
College/University
Computer Science and Engineering

Introduction to Business Analytics Using SimulationIntroduction to Business Analytics Using Simulation, 1st ed.
By Jonathan Pinder
Published by Elsevier/Academic Press
College/University
Accounting, Business and Economics

Introduction to Statistical InvestigationsIntroduction to Statistical Investigations, 1st ed.
By Nathan Tintle, Beth Chance, George Cobb, Allan Rossman, Soma Roy, Todd Swanson, and Jill VanderStoep
Published by Wiley
College/University
Mathematics and Statistics

Lifespan DevelopmentLifespan Development: Lives in Context, 1st ed.
By Tara Kuther
Published by SAGE Publishing
College/University
Humanities, Education, and Social Sciences

TurbulenceTurbulence, 1st ed.
By Frans T.M. Nieuwstadt, Bendiks Jan Boersma, and Jerry Westerweel
Published by Springer
College/University
Computer Science and Engineering

2017 Most Promising New Textbook Award Winner (K-12)

AP CalculusAP Calculus, 1st ed.
By Ron Larson and Paul Battaglia
Published by Cengage Learning
K-12
Mathematics and Statistics

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.