Pearson Joins DiverseBooksOctober 4, 2013 |
by Angela P. Dodson
As we celebrate National Books Month this October on DiverseBooks.net, we have more books than ever. In September, Cox, Matthews & Associates, Inc. (CMA) announced a new sales and distribution relationship with Pearson Higher Education. DiverseBooks.net will be distributing nearly 300 Pearson titles.
Pearson joins an expanding group of DiverseBooks.net partners that includes the Africa World Press, Stylus, Black Classic Press, the American Counseling Association and the University of Mississippi Press. A listing of the full catalog of Pearson titles can be found at DiverseBooks.net. http://diversebooks.net/catalogsearch/result/?q=pearson
In announcing the partnership, CMA President and CEO William E. Cox said: “Our new distribution agreement with Pearson Higher Education brings a significant number of excellent titles and authors to our collection, and we are heartened by this expanded ability to serve DiverseBook.net customers.”
The publishers represented on www.DiverseBooks.net offer a variety of titles, all available at discounts off the regular retail list prices. Here are some selections from our newest publisher:
I Have a Dream: A 50th Year Testament to the March That Changed America, by the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, with photographs by Bob Adelman, $44.95 (List price: $49.99), Pearson, August 2013, ISBN-10: 0133498395, ISBN-13: 978-0133498394, pp. 256
This book chronicle events leading up to the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom and the events on that great day, Aug. 28, 1963, including numerous angles of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. giving his soul-stirring “I Have a Dream” speech. The book is a celebration of the 50th anniversary of this address and includes the text of the speech and more than 100 stunning photos from Civil Rights Movement and march. The photographs are by Bob Adelman, who followed the Movement as the official photographer for the Congress of Racial Equality and contributed work to many publications.
For review see: http://diverseeducation.com/article/55511/#
To purchase the book, click this link: http://diversebooks.net/catalogsearch/result/index/?q=i+have+a+dream&p=4
Identity: Your Passport to Success, by Stedman Graham, $19.99, (List Price: $22.99), Pearson, February 2012, ISBN 9780132876599, pp. 224
Stedman Graham outlines his patented “9 Step Plan for Success,” a personal guide to becoming the person you are meant to be. Topics covered include developing your brand, living with a race-based consciousness and understanding how growing up disadvantaged and being different can be assets.
Introduction to Ethics: Personal and Social Responsibility in a Diverse World, by Gary J. Percesepe, $86.70 (List Price: $115.00) Pearson, (First edition: January 1995) ISBN-10: 0023938919, ISBN-13: 978-0023938917, pp. 608.
This reader integrates ethical theory with contemporary moral issues, incorporating multicultural and gender-inclusive perspectives.
The First-Generation College Experience, by Amy Baldwin, $40.35 (List Price: $53.80), Pearson, February 2011, ISBN: 9780137071234, pp. 320.
Intended for college-introduction, college-survival, and college-seminar courses, this is believed to be the only college-success book written specifically for students who are the first in their families to go to college. Such students often feel lost in the education system they face when entering college without access to relatives who have gone before. The book aims to help them make the transformations necessary to succeed.
Through its partnerships with leading publishers – representing university and independent presses, large and small – DiverseBooks.net brings you scholarly and academic titles that you will not find elsewhere about diversity, education, history and many other topics. Visit http://diversebooks.net/ to purchase books at significant discounts.Community Colleges • Educational Finance