Though the company has changed and evolved over the years, Holt Rinehart and Winston Textbooks has become a staple in the education system. Holt Rinehart and Winston is a full line educational textbook publishing company. The textbooks offered by Holt Rinehart and Winston are as diverse as a child’s education. Their books span many subjects for most school aged children. Holt Rinehart and Winston is a publishing firm that focuses on textbooks for education in American public Schools from grade 6 through grade 12.
Holt Rinehart and Winston is a premier educational publisher who has built the reputation for having the leading textbooks for secondary education in literature and language. In fact Holt, Rinehart and Winston Textbooks is the leading supplier of textbooks for middle and secondary school discipline across most subjects today. In addition to literature and language they also publish textbooks in the areas of science, mathematics, social studies, and world languages.
The base of the firm started in the United States in 1866 by two businessmen named Henry Holt and Frederick Leypoldt. They started the parent company known as Henry Holt and Company. Finally in 1960 Holt Rinehart and Winston Textbooks became a subsidiary of Henry Holt and Company and established its leading position of an educational publishing company. They were then purchased by the parent company of CBS. In 2007 the publishing portion of Holt Rinehart and Winston Textbooks combined in a merger with McDougal Littell Publishing, also a publisher of educational textbooks. This merger formed the present day publishing company of Holt McDougal, thus further advancing the company’s position as the leading source of school textbooks in the United States.
Today the company supplies a vast array of school textbooks. For the study of mathematics Holt Rinehart and Winston Textbooks offers a variety of complete texts including math basics, geometry, pre-algebra and algebra.
For the study of foreign languages, Holt Rinehart and Winston Textbooks offer advanced as well as beginning language structure learning in French, Spanish and German. This study consists of French Level 1 and French Level 2, and Spanish Level 1 and Level 2 and study of the German language.
For the study of English Holt Rinehart and Winston Textbooks offers a complete line of textbooks that cover such important building block studies as Literature, Elements of Language, Elements of Literature, the basics of Reading, Grammar and Language.
For the focus of Science, Holt Rinehart and Winston Textbooks cover important basic science foundation studies such as, Earth Science, Biology, Physics, Science and Technology, Physical Science and Chemistry.
For the subject of History, Holt Rinehart and Winston Textbooks covers such important and fascinating topics as World History, and World History with a focus on the time period of Ancient Medieval to Modern Times, Ancient Civilizations, American History and Human Legacy.
In addition to the basic structure studies, Holt Rinehart and Winston Textbooks also cover topics such as Health, World Geography and Social Studies. In the merger Holt McDougal has also become involved in publishing books for The Weekly Reader Book Club, the premier book club that inspires school children to read with titles including Sweet Pickles, Snoopy and Fraggle Rock.