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Public Libraries

Public libraries are American treasures, and the cornerstones of every community. Thorndike Press shares the commitment of our public library system to developing life-long readers and library users.

More than 20-million Americans suffer from failing vision. Thorndike Press is very proud to have been providing quality large-print books that build quality large-print library collections since 1980.

At Thorndike Press, we publish quality books because we know that people who will benefit from Large Print want to read what everyone else is reading. We publish more bestsellers than any other Large Print publisher and we produce the highest-quality Large Print books anywhere. All our books are complete and unabridged and we back our products with a 100% guarantee.

Large Print books aid many different consumers of any age:

  • Readers with any-strength prescription lenses
  • Visually imparied readers
  • ESL readers
  • Speed readers
  • Anyone of any age who loves to read

Thorndike Press books are typeset in 16-point Plantin font using jet-black ink on high-opacity paper, and are approved by the National Association of the Visually Handicapped (NAVH). All of our large-print books are complete and unabridged, and are produced with materials and binding that withstand library circulation.

Download the NAVH letter and sample chapter [pdf, 1.1 MB]

Our Web site is designed to keep our customers informed about our latest large-print title acquisitions and our latest promotions. Tell us what you think by e-mailing your comments to Debbie Ludden, Marketing Manager, at debbie.ludden@cengage.com