September 2021 LibraryReads, Indie Next Picks, and Bestsellers

Every month, LibraryReads shares the top 10 books that librarians across the country love and the monthly Indie Next List compiles recommendations from knowledgeable U.S. independent booksellers. Thorndike Press is happy to share that the following titles are available in large print—a format that can be enjoyed by all readers: September 2021 LibraryReads Unscheduled | Fuzz: When Nature Breaks … Read more

Explore 40+ Titles from Time’s “Best YA Books of All Time” List

| By Thorndike Staff | Thorndike Press publishes large print editions of more than 40 titles out of the top 100 books Time magazine has labeled the “Best YA Books of All Time.” While their selection process was based on various criteria, the fact that these books enabled readers to see themselves in the narratives … Read more

Go Batty over Our Mystery Standing Order Plans

| By Thorndike Press Staff | How many times have you found yourself immersed in a good murder mystery? There’s such satisfaction weaving your way through a classic whodunit. It’d be a crime if you didn’t provide your patrons with that same reading opportunity—especially when it can work as part of your library’s Halloween display. … Read more

May 2021 LibraryReads, Indie Next Picks, and Bestsellers

| Thorndike Press Staff | Every month, LibraryReads shares the top ten books that librarians across the country love; the monthly Indie Next List compiles recommendations from knowledgeable U.S. independent booksellers. Many New York Times, USA Today, and Publishers Weekly bestsellers and bestselling authors are also releasing in large print this month. Thorndike Press is happy to share that the following titles are available … Read more

While March May Be Unpredictable, Our Featured Titles Are Solid

| By Thorndike Staff | Depending on where you hang your hat, March can bear witness to already-blazing sun or still-lingering snow. Our monthly picks are a mix as well! Everything from a deep-diving memoir about group therapy to an exploration of why Black people are literally “sick and tired”; along with a tangled tale … Read more

Explore Tough Conversations and Life-Altering Journeys

| By Thorndike Staff | 2020 – it’s been something. A year that asked us to mask up and isolate while simultaneously demanding we open ourselves up to long-simmering issues in urgent need of attention and action. Rather than become weary with the contrasts from isolation to involvement, readers seek insightful resources that will both … Read more

Booklist Webinar: Literacy Development: How to Avoid COVID Slide & Digital Divide Pitfalls

| By Gale Staff | Looking for a simple and proven way to build confidence, stamina, and literacy outcomes for struggling readers? How about a format that addresses the equity challenges at the forefront of our minds in the current COVID-slide reality? In this lively program, Booklist and Thorndike Press, from Gale, a Cengage company, … Read more

Black Voices. Black Stories.

| By Tiffany Duck | As a peer reviewer for the Black Voices Standing Order Plan, I am excited about reviewing and selecting titles from diverse voices. It’s important to have representation from authors who identify as Black or African American but hail from countries all over the world. I’m also a member of the … Read more

Women on the Brink of Destinies and Discoveries

| By Gale Staff | For July we would like to highlight three new titles that invite you to escape into the lives of others. Women bound by the mores of bygone times, frazzled by familial demands, and haunted by roads not taken. Grab one and enjoy a new journey, sometimes they illuminate our own. … Read more

Pro Tip for Supporting Your Students’ Reading Skills at Home

| Vicki Gordon, education sales consultant, striving reader, Thorndike Press | Large print for the win Among all the skills students need to succeed in school and in life, reading is the most essential and has the potential to be the most enriching. During this learn-at-home time, teachers encourage parents to support and promote their … Read more