Educational Services

Penguin Group (USA) offers a number of unique and useful online tools and services for teachers, librarians, professors, and our educational distribution partners. Here we’ve collected them and provided quick links to help you find exactly what you’re looking for.

Elementary, Middle & Junior High School

Nominate the teacher you idealize to The National Teachers Hall of Fame.

The Teachers & Librarians site, produced by Penguin’s Young Readers group, includes free information and features of interest to teachers and librarians. In addition to the regularly updated features, we offer the following opportunities, tools, and services.

High School

We offer many guides and programs specific to high school teachers and students.

The Signet Classics Essay Contest




This year, the 21st Annual Signet Classics Student Scholarship Essay Contest offers topics surrounding The Tempest. Winning authors receive a $1,000 scholarship and a Signet Classic library for their school or local public library (for home-schooled children). Click to learn how high school juniors and seniors can win scholarship awards.


Teachers Guides

Written by scholars and specifically intended for high school use, this area features guides to the works of William Shakespeare, John Steinbeck, Jane Austen, and many more.


Reading Group Guides

Over 250 guides to the some of most-discussed books.


High School Brochures & Catalogs

Browse our high school catalogs and brochures, each of which features a selection of titles chosen with high school educators and their classrooms in mind.

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We offer many guides and programs specific to college students and faculty.

Academic Services and the College Faculty Information Service

Sign up to receive our Penguin Classics annotated catalog by mail, search subject catalogs online, join our College Faculty Information Service for alerts tailored to your teaching needs, get your examination and desk copies, and meet our college reps.

Penguin Classics

Test your knowledge of the Classics in our interactive quizzes, download a Penguin Classics screensaver, join our Classics discussion forum,
and much more.

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