Cengage Learning, a leading global provider of innovative teaching, learning and research solutions, today announced that eight of its titles were nominated by the Bookbuilders of Boston at the 55th annual New England Book Show. Of the eight titles nominated, two received the top honor of ‘Best in Category’ in the College, single entry – Book and College – Cover/Jacket categories.
Milady Standard Cosmetology, the titled honored as ‘Best in Category’ for College, Single Entry – Book, has been the premier textbook for Cosmetology education since 1938. Each subsequent edition has evolved with the changing styles of the current era while maintaining a firm foundation in the basic procedures and applications of beauty culture that have endured for generations. Building upon the strong pedagogical features of previous editions, the Milady Standard Cosmetology 2012 is vibrant and colorful to capture the visual learner’s interest and focus their attention on the subject matter, which is the cornerstone of their education.
The Essential Listening to Music, honored as ‘Best in Category’ for College – Cover/Jacket, the book features award-winning scholar and teacher Craig Wright’s signature comparisons of classical and pop music in a clear, conversational writing style that is designed to inspire a lifelong appreciation of music. This concise book focuses on the key concepts and core works that are presented within a typical Music Appreciation course. It includes recordings of all of the works covered in the book and a set of interactive digital resources that make it easy and fun to master the material.
Other Cengage Learning titles nominated at the New England Book Show include:
College, single entry – Book
The Essential Listening to Music
Exploring Art: A Global, Thematic Approach
Professional, illustrated – Book
iPad Multiplayer Magic
College – Cover/Jacket
A Creative Approach to Music Fundamentals
Introduction to Comparative Politics
The New England Book Show is an annual show sponsored by the Bookbuilders of Boston that recognizes the year’s most outstanding work by publishers, printers and graphic designers that are based in New England, which includes the states of Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Vermont. Winning books are selected for their design, quality of materials and workmanship. To view a list of all winners and nominations, past and present, please the website.
About Cengage Learning
Cengage Learning is a leading provider of innovative teaching, learning and research solutions for the academic, professional and library markets worldwide. The company’s products and services are designed to foster academic excellence and professional development, increase student engagement, improve learning outcomes and deliver authoritative information to people whenever and wherever they need it. Through the company’s unique position within both the library and academic markets, Cengage Learning is providing integrated learning solutions that bridge from the library to the classroom. Cengage Learning’s brands include Brooks/Cole, Course Technology, Delmar, Gale, Heinle, South-Western and Wadsworth, among others. Cengage Learning is headquartered in Stamford, CT. For more information on Cengage Learning please visit
About Bookbuilders of Boston
Bookbuilders of Boston (bbboston.org), a nonprofit organization founded in 1937, is dedicated to bringing together people involved in book publishing and manufacturing. Its membership represents all facets of the book industry: editing, design, production, manufacturing, and marketing. Through its various activities, Bookbuilders offers a forum to exchange information, learn new technologies, and promote improvements in the quality of books.