Summer 2020 Simon & Schuster Adult Publishing Catalog
Category: Education
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TitleShow Them You're Good
AuthorHobbs, Jeff
Sub-ImprintScribner
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology/General
Category Full 2SOCIAL SCIENCE / Social Classes & Economic Disparity
Category Full 3HISTORY / Social History
ISBN-139781982116330
On Sale06/16/20
Title StatusNYP
US Price$28
CDN Price$37
Pages336
Cover StatusReady to Feed
The bestselling, critically acclaimed, award-winning author of The Short and Tragic Life of Robert Peace presents a brilliant and transcendent work that closely follows four Los Angeles high school boys with vastly different backgrounds and resources as they apply to college.
TitleBecoming an Interior Designer
AuthorBolick, Kate
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1EDUCATION / Counseling/Career Development
Category Full 2BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Careers/General
Category Full 3BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Personal Success
ISBN-139781982138837
On Sale07/21/20
Title StatusNYP
US Price$18
CDN Price$25
Pages144
Cover StatusReady to Feed
A revealing guide to a career as an interior designer written by New York Times bestselling author Kate Bolick and based on the real-life experiences of the cofounders of the acclaimed Brooklyn firm Jesse Parris-Lamb—required reading for anyone considering a path to this profession.
TitleBecoming a Midwife
AuthorDoughton, Sandi
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Careers/General
Category Full 2SELF-HELP / Personal Growth/Success
Category Full 3EDUCATION / Counseling/Career Development
ISBN-139781982141431
On Sale08/18/20
Title StatusNYP
US Price$18
CDN Price$25
Pages144
Cover StatusReady to Feed
A revealing guide to a career as a midwife written by award-winning health reporter Sandi Doughton and based on the real-life experiences of the chief of the midwifery practice group at the University of Washington—required reading for anyone pursuing a path to this life-changing profession.
TitleBecoming a Video Game Designer
AuthorHalpern, Daniel Noah
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Careers/General
Category Full 2SELF-HELP / Personal Growth/Success
Category Full 3EDUCATION / Counseling/Career Development
ISBN-139781982137939
On Sale08/18/20
Title StatusNYP
US Price$18
CDN Price$25
Pages144
Cover StatusReady to Feed
A revealing guide to a career as a video game designer written by acclaimed journalist Daniel Noah Halpern and based on the real-life experiences of legendary designer Tom Cadwell of Riot Games—required reading for anyone considering a path to this profession.
TitleBecoming a Nurse
AuthorKleinfield, Sonny
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Careers/General
Category Full 2SELF-HELP / Personal Growth/Success
Category Full 3EDUCATION / Counseling/Career Development
ISBN-139781982142414
On Sale08/18/20
Title StatusNYP
US Price$18
CDN Price$25
Pages144
Cover StatusReady to Feed
A revealing guide to a nursing career written by esteemed reporter Sonny Kleinfield and based on the real-life experiences of the celebrated emergency room nurses of New York’s Lenox Hill Hospital—required reading for anyone considering a path to this profession.
TitleBecoming a Sports Agent
AuthorRivlin, Gary
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Careers/General
Category Full 2SELF-HELP / Personal Growth/Success
Category Full 3EDUCATION / Counseling/Career Development
ISBN-139781501167973
On Sale07/21/20
Title StatusNYP
US Price$18
CDN Price$25
Pages128
Cover StatusReady to Feed
A revealing guide to a career as a sports agent written by Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist Gary Rivlin and based on the real-life experiences of several top agents—required reading for anyone considering this profession.
TitleBecoming a Firefighter
AuthorWilser, Jeff
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Careers/General
Category Full 2SELF-HELP / Personal Growth/Success
Category Full 3EDUCATION / Counseling/Career Development
ISBN-139781982139803
On Sale07/21/20
Title StatusNYP
US Price$18
CDN Price$25
Pages144
Cover StatusReady to Feed
A revealing guide to a career as a firefighter written by acclaimed author Jeff Wilser and based on the real-life experiences of the heroes of the St. Louis fire department—required reading for anyone considering a path to this profession.
TitleThe Assault on American Excellence
AuthorKronman, Anthony
Sub-ImprintFree Press
FormatPaperback
Category Full 1EDUCATION / Higher
Category Full 2POLITICAL SCIENCE / Commentary & Opinion
Category Full 3EDUCATION / Aims & Objectives
ISBN-139781501199493
On Sale08/11/20
Title StatusNYP
US Price$17
CDN Price$23
Pages288
Cover StatusReady to Feed
“I want to call it a cry of the heart, but it’s more like a cry of the brain, a calm and erudite one.” Peggy Noonan, The Wall Street Journal

The former dean of Yale Law School argues that the feverish egalitarianism gripping college campuses today is a threat to our democracy.
TitleWhy Did I Get a B?
AuthorReed, Shannon
Sub-ImprintAtria Books
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1EDUCATION / Essays
Category Full 2BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Personal Memoirs
Category Full 3HUMOR / Topic/School & Education
ISBN-139781982136093
On Sale06/30/20
Title StatusNYP
US Price$26
CDN Price$35
Pages272
Cover StatusReady to Feed
This hilarious, inspirational, and wise collection of personal essays and humor from a longtime educator explores all the joys, challenges, and absurdities of being a teacher, following in the footsteps of such classics as Teach Like Your Hair’s on Fire, The Courage to Teach, and Up the Down Staircase.
TitleThe Gift of Gab
AuthorDavids, Francine
Sub-ImprintTiller Press
FormatPaperback
Category Full 1EDUCATION / Early Childhood (incl. Preschool & Kindergarten)
Category Full 2EDUCATION / Special Education/Learning Disabilities
Category Full 3EDUCATION / Special Education/Communicative Disorders
ISBN-139781982139858
On Sale08/18/20
Title StatusNYP
US Price$16.99
CDN Price$22.99
Pages224
Cover StatusReady to Feed
Encourage your child’s speech development with this fun collection of easy games and activities from veteran speech pathologist Francine Davids.