Large Print Must-Haves: 2019 Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Fiction and Nonfiction Winners

| By Bonnie Simcock | The dedicated editorial staff here at Thorndike Press, take great pride in making your large print collection the best it can be. Sure, we attempt to obtain as many high-demand bestsellers and bestselling authors we can, but we also strive to ferret out emerging authors, and thought-provoking, entertaining titles that … Read more

Save the Date! Booklist Webinar on Increasing Youth Literacy

| By Gale Staff | Join your peers during Booklist’s webinar, “Large Print, Big Advantages: Strategies for Increasing Youth Literacy” on February 12, 2019 at 2 p.m. ET. Hear how schools and public libraries are using large print to improve comprehension and develop essential lifelong learning skills. Plus, discover the exciting new releases coming in … Read more

Gale Products Support The Great American Read

| By Traci Cothran & Catherine DiMercurio | These last few months, PBS created a whole campaign and shows around The Great American Read. They selected 100 books and asked viewers to note which novel impacted them the most, culminating in the announcement of the #1 “Great American Read.” Finalists were announced, building anticipation for … Read more

Thorndike Press and Five Star Publishing Now on Edelweiss+

| By Gale Staff | Thorndike Press offers the largest collection of best-selling books in large print, and Five Star Publishing publishes award-winning western and frontier fiction titles. We’re excited to announce that both publishers are now on Edelweiss+, making it easier for librarians to stay on top of new and upcoming titles and stay … Read more

“The Hate U Give” Featured in Novels for Students, Volume 59

| By Traci Cothran | There are a bazillion novels published each year, and every once in a while, one of them is truly magical.  That’s the case with The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas.  This debut novel is extraordinary in so many ways – amazing writing, relatable characters – most especially because it … Read more

Updates to My Account – Amended 11/06/18

| By Gale Staff |

Enhancements to improve your immediate online ordering experience are underway. We will be communicating additional enhancements as they roll out in a phased approach.

November 6 Update

Although critical issues have been resolved,

  • Wish List pricing and the ability to move items to the shopping cart have temporarily been suspended through November 12, 2018, as our development team works to improve functionality. To inquire about pricing or purchase items in your Wish List during this time, please download your Wish List and send to your Library Sales Consultant with your desired direction.
  • Slowness and intermittent errors have been reported by a handful of customers. The development team is actively working to optimize backend processing to improve performance. These issues are difficult to duplicate, so if you are able to share with Gale Customer Service, it would be most appreciated.

We apologize for any inconvenience and appreciate your continued patience.

As of July 1, you will notice:

  • Quick and accurate invoice association
  • Streamlined checkout
  • A new look and feel with Gale branding. Please note, when you are in your Thorndike Press My Account, the Thorndike Press logo will be visible. If you do not see the Thorndike Press logo, you are in the Gale catalog.

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Larger Print Offers Bigger Advantages for Striving Readers

| By Gale Staff | Reading does not come naturally or easily to a striving reader, which the industry defines as a young reader who is not reading at an age-appropriate grade level. It may be that they want to read but find it difficult or frustrating; they may deprioritize reading for competing activities; they … Read more

Readers are Raving Over New Five Star Western Titles

| By Gale Staff | Readers are already raving over Five Star’s two new Western titles recently added to their award-winning lineup. From bestselling authors to Booklist, the reviews are in—be among the first to take a look: Flight of the Hawk: The River: A Novel of the American West, Book One by W. Michael … Read more