Your resource for everything from K-12 to Higher Education

Below you will find resources specifically meant for educators regarding the Workman Publishing Company imprints of Algonquin Books, Algonquin Young Readers, Artisan, The Experiment, Storey Publishing, Timber Press, and Workman.

Author Appearances 
Reading Guides and Lesson Plans
State Awards
First Year Experience (FYE)
Conference Calendar
Frequently Asked Questions


Author Appearances

Our authors would love to meet your students! For information regarding planning an in-person or Skype author visit, please email:

Reading Guides and Lesson Plans

Bring our books into your classroom for reading group discussions or curriculum with these handy discussion guides and lesson plans.

View Reading Guides and Lesson Plans

State Awards

We have books that are featured on state award lists from all over the country. See what books are on your state award list!

View Our State Award Titles

First Year Experience (FYE)

We invite you to discover a wide range of thought-provoking books to inspire and engage your students. Whether you’re looking for fiction that fits a particular theme or nonfiction that generates discussion across multiple academic disciplines, we have an assortment of titles to suit your needs.

Learn More About FYE

Desk Copy Requests for Professors

To request desk copies for possible adoption for FYE or individual courses, please email

Conference Calendar

Academic and library conferences we are attending in 2016:

  • ALA—June 23–28
  • ILA**—July 9–11
  • Nerd Camp—July 11–12
  • AMLE**—October 9–12
  • Illinois Library Association**—October 18–20
  • Charleston Conference on Collection Development**—October 31–November  5
  • NAEYC**—November 2–5
  • NODA—November 5–8
  • NCTE—November 17–20
  • NCSS**—December 2–4
  • ALA MW 2017—January 20–24

**Presence through 3rd party vendors

Frequently Asked Questions

Have a question about our program?

View Our FAQs

Contact Us

To learn more about the Educational and Library Marketing team at
Workman Publishing, click here.

For K–12 and higher education desk copy requests, please email: