General Tools & Features

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.

General Tools & Features
Penguin Maritime History Feature

Produced to accompany the publication of Nathaniel Philbrick’s Sea of Glory and Caroline Alexander’s The Bounty, the site features extended excerpts, galleries of images from the voyages, recommendations further reading, and more.

The Tale of Genji

Produced to celebrate Royall Tyler’s new translation of the classic and featuring an essay by Tyler detailing the choices he made in producing this landmark translation as well as a comparison between the original and the translation.


Browse our award-winning authors and books. Featuring many awards specific to teaching including the Caldecott and Newberry Awards, the Nobel Prize, the Pulitzer Prize, the National Book Award, the American Library Association Awards, and new awards such as the “Alex,” which spotlights the best general audience book for teens.

College and Public Library Services

Here you will find an online version of our seasonal bulletin called the Advance Publication Newsletter; information about upcoming library conventions, special events, contact information and frequently asked questions, information about your favorite authors, and much more!