College Writing/English 110 Recommended Texts
The College Writing Faculty Advisory Committee regularly reviews textbooks that align with the English 110 objectives. Potential additions to the list are shared with faculty who teach the course for further review before the list is updated. Faculty teaching the course for the first time are highly encouraged to select a textbook from the following list, and faculty workshops often will integrate strategies and examples from these texts.
- The Academic Writer, 2nd Ed. Lisa Ede. Bedford/St.Martin's.
- The Allyn & Bacon Guide to Writing, 5th Ed. John D. Ramage, John C. Bean, and June Johnson. Pearson.
- Everything’s an Argument, 4th Ed. Andrea A. Lunsford and John J. Ruszkiewicz. Bedford/St. Martin’s.
- A Meeting of Minds: Strategies for Academic Inquiry and Writing, 2nd Ed. Patsy Callaghan and Ann Dobyns. Pearson/Longman.
- Writing: A Manual for the Digital Age. David Blakesley and Jeffrey L. Hoogeveen. Thomason/Wadsworth. (Rhetoric/Handbook Combo)
- Writing Matters: A Handbook for Writing and Research. Rebecca Moore Howard. McGraw Hill. (Rhetoric/Handbook Combo)
A Writer’s Reference, 7th Ed. Diana Hacker and Nancy Sommers. Bedford/St. Martin’s.
The Little, Brown Compact Handbook, 6th Ed. Jane E. Aaron. Pearson/Longman.
- Writing about Writing: A College Reader. Elizabeth Wardle and Douglas Downs. Bedford/St. Martin’s.
If you have questions about this textbook list or would like the committee to review a text for possible inclusion, please contact the College Writing Coordinator.