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Free Open Textbooks for University Courses – Young Adult Nonfiction

open textbooks for universityThe Open Textbooks Library from Open Textbooks Network has an awesom collection of open textbooks for tertiary level.

While aimed at tertiary education for university and college, this is also an amazing resource to use for extensions or elective subjects for students in upper high school or homeschool or for high school students preparing for college.

The collection may also be a perfect resource for teachers setting courses, it’s a great idea to use quality open access resources to keep costs down for your students, and it also means they have access to the resources on any device rather than having to lug heavy books around.

The Open Textbooks Library resources contain many subject categories for college textbooks, some with many dozens of books available in each of the categories below, all easily accessible free, this is almost like the Free Kids Books of college textbooks!

Topics range from Japanese for business to python programming, and from veterinary sciences to microwaves and electromagnets, this is a huge range of resources, free to use and free to share. Enjoy!

 

Accounting and Finance Open Textbooks

Business – Human Resources

Business – Management

Business – Marketing

Computer Science and Information Technology

Economics

Education

Engineering

Humanities – Art and Music

Humanities History

Humanities – Languages

Humanities – Linguistics

Humanities – Literature 

Humanities – Philosophy

Journalism

Law

Mathematics – Pure

Mathematics – Applied

Science – Biology

Science – Chemistry

Science – Physics

Medicine

Social Sciences – Psychology

Social Sciences – Sociology

Student Success

And more resourcea for free College text books are available here:

Open Stax Connections- https://cnx.org/  (One of our favourites)
2012 Books – https://2012books.lardbucket.org/
BookBook – https://bookboon.com (books contain advertising)
The Florida Orange Grove – https://florida.theorangegrove.org/  (another of our favourites)
BC OER Collection – https://open.bccampus.ca/browse-our-collection/find-open-textbooks/

 

See more Non-fiction in our Non-Fiction Category.

 

Create a Book! – by FKB - This book takes readers through 10 simple steps to creating a book, including software, images, format, and publishing. This book is written in simple terms to be used as a guide by children or as a lesson plan by teachers or parents. If you create a book and want to share it on Free Kids ...
Survival Guide – There is Help - This is a survival guide and workbook designed specifically for teens or young adults who may have thoughts of self-harm. The ebook is available as a pdf which you can print and fill in by hand or edit using the pdf annotate tools and also as an editable odg file (Open Office Draw). Note the ...
Word Search – For Clever Kids of all Ages - There are many advantages to a fun book of word searches, for example, a fun, free, no battery game for all the family, improves mental fitness, memory, spelling, and vocabulary, and many others. Try out this word book with 26 x five letter word puzzles, one for each letter of the alphabet. Enjoy the fun! ...
Walk with Gandhi - An enlightening text on the life of Gandhi, containing enlightening snapshots of Gandhi’s life, with lots of questions for reflection, making it very suitable for school use – social studies, history, art, or English. The Haiku, images, and text reflect the remarkable life of Mahatma (‘great soul’) who brought freedom to India through non-violent protest. ...
how to be happy How to Be Happy – Be Nice Book 2 – Revised Edition - 10 life lessons on how to be happy by 10 friendly animal characters, including sight words and activities, perfect for school use, in a pdf and editable children's book released under CC-BY-NC.
The Life Story of Ayrton Senna - Ayrton Senna’s life, a race driver and philanthropist, is highlighted in this book for elementary school age children. The book details his early life, race successes and career, and his tragic ending and legacy.  Spread the love
Music Theory for Musicians and Normal People – Fundamentals (Book 1) - Toby Rush creates a fun and engaging way to learn music theory, and this is his introductory selection of pages available, detailing notation: pitch, notation: rhythm, notation: meter, the major scale and major key signatures, the circle of fifths, intervals, and minor scales and circle, and dynamics and articulations. This is a perfect resource for ...
Sirenia – A Book of Manatees and Dugongs - Manatees and Dugongs, commonly named Sea Cows due to their vegetarian nature, are beautiful, gentle creatures, inhabiting shallow areas such as mangroves and estuaries in the warm equatorial regions. Learn more about these magnificent creatures in this book, aimed at early to mid elementary (primary) school children. The book is released in creative commons and ...
always be nice Always Be Nice – 10 lessons in kindness, revised edition - Always be Nice is a short book for young children promoting kindness and manners and can be used as an early reader. The book is perfect for building confidence in reading with only 28 words most of which are simple words. This book also teaches kids ten important lessons about being kind to others. Each ...
Writing from Quarantine – Mighty Writers - In the grip of a terrifying pandemic, thirty writers, aged eight to eighteen share their innermost experiences in journals, poetry, and essays. Writing from Quarantine is produced by Mighty Writers – inspiring youth to think clearly and write with clarity.    Spread the love

 


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