Rather than obliging students to purchase pricey textbooks, why not choose from all the free stuff online? If hours in front of a screen isn’t preferable, there is always the possibility of printing material out. Some of the following links are electronic versions of physical books, so students and instructors can acquire these older (but perfectly good) editions at reasonable prices online.
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- Scott McLean, Writing for Success
- Writing Spaces: Readings on Writing, Volume 1
- Writing Spaces: Readings on Writing, Volume 2
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English 101 Textbooks
English 102 Textbooks