HMH, HISTORY® Unveil Social Studies iBooks® Textbooks

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH) and A&E Television Networks (AETN) have announced the availability of two co-branded high school social studies iBooks textbooks for the Apple iPad, The Americans and World History: Patterns of Interaction. While full versions will not be available for purchase until August 1, a sample chapter of The Americans is now available on the iBookstore.

Each multi-touch and visually engaging iBooks textbook offers magazine-style design plus embedded interactive features. Special features include:

  • HISTORY® videos
  • Audio clips of section summaries
  • Photo galleries to illustrate the content
  • Interactive features such as 3D graphics and animated maps
  • Section quizzes

iBooks textbook functionality includes:

  • Highlight Text—allows students to highlight what’s personally important to them
  • Notes—allows students to add point-of-use notes and create study cards
  • Note Search—allows students to refer to previous notes while studying
  • Bookmark—allows students to flag content for quick referral
  • Search—allows students to easily find content of interest throughout the iBook