For Educators

Your resource for everything from K-12 to Higher Education

Below you will find resources specifically meant for educators regarding Algonquin Books.

Author Appearances 
Reading Guides and Lesson Plans
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.

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.

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 2017/2018:

  • AMLE**—November 5–8
  • AASL**—November 9–11
  • NAEYC**—November 15-18
  • NODA—November 5–8
  • NCTE—November 16–19
  • NCSS**—November 17–19
  • ALA MW 2018—February 9-13
  • PLA 2018—March 20-24
  • TLA 2018—April 10-13
  • Day of Dialog—May 30
  • BEA—May 31 – June 1
  • ALA Annual 2018—June 21-26
  • ILA**—July 20-23
  • Nerd Camp—July 9-10

**Presence through 3rd party vendors

Frequently Asked Questions

Have a question about our program?

Featured Links

The Rec Room

The Rec Room is the new educational and library newsletter for Algonquin Young Readers and Workman Kids. Opt-in for news, books, GIFs, and other fun stuff! I hope you join me in The Rec Room!

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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: