About Wayside

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Wayside Publishing believes inspired, empathetic learners can change the world. We partner with educators to craft transformative texts and digital tools that foster communication and understanding across cultures.


Empowering the next generation of global citizens.


Headquartered in Freeport, Maine, Wayside Publishing is dedicated to creating innovative and engaging teaching materials for the evolving classroom.

Founded in 1988, Wayside has a proven history of delivering the highest quality textbooks with personalized service. We continue that tradition today with a new emphasis on technological materials for modern students.

Our most valuable resources are spelled out on the cover of every book we sell. We have the highest quality textbooks because we have the most remarkable authors. They are educators with decades of classroom experience who hold master's and doctoral degrees from the country’s most prestigious institutions, including Harvard, Middlebury, and Columbia. They are native speakers, prolific authors, College Board consultants, AP® Readers, and innovators of teaching.

Whether you order 5 books or 5,000, you get personal attention from Wayside Publishing. Our customer support team fulfills your order in house so we can easily meet your unique needs.