Prison Book Program

In the last year, we've sent fifteen boxes of new books to the Prison Book Program and that is all thanks to you! We refresh our wishlist frequently, so check back often. Thanks again for supporting Wellesley Books and the Prison Book Program!

The Prison Book Program believes in the life-changing power of literature. Books give people the chance to learn, grow, and explore the worlds of their choosing. Since 1972, the Prison Book Program has been sending free books to individuals in prisons. Along with each hand-selected package, volunteers send personalized notes to each reader--because everyone deserves the freedom to read. To learn more about what the Prison Book Program offers (and to see how you can volunteer), please visit their website at www.prisonbookprogram.org.


Wellesley Books is partnering with the Prison Book Program to provide books. Below you will find a list of most-needed/most-requested books. All books are available to order. Select the titles and quantity of the book(s) you'd like to purchase and select Pick-up in Store at check-out. A volunteer from the Prison Book Program will pick up the books. Please call the store at (781) 431-1160 or email orders@wellesleybooks.com with any questions.

Guitar Scales for Beginners: Learn to Solo Effortlessly Cover Image
$13.89
ISBN: 9781951791674
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Published: Drip Digital - September 10th, 2020

Braiding Sweetgrass Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781571313560
Availability: On our shelves now
Published: Milkweed Editions - September 1st, 2014

How Finance Works: The HBR Guide to Thinking Smart about the Numbers Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9781633696709
Availability: On our shelves now
Published: Harvard Business Review Press - April 23rd, 2019

If He Hollers Let Him Go: A Novel Cover Image
By Chester Himes, Hilton Als (Foreword by)
$15.99
ISBN: 9781560254454
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Published: Da Capo Press - September 3rd, 2002

The Souls of Black Folk (Dover Thrift Editions) Cover Image
$5.00
ISBN: 9780486280417
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(This book cannot be returned.)
Published: Dover Publications - May 20th, 1994

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The Starless Sea: A Novel Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781101971383
Availability: On our shelves now
Published: Anchor - August 4th, 2020

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Trail of Lightning (The Sixth World #1) Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781534413504
Availability: On our shelves now
Published: Gallery / Saga Press - June 26th, 2018

Law Dictionary Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9781438006956
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Published: Barrons Educational Series - September 1st, 2016

Living Wicca: A Further Guide for the Solitary Practitioner (Llewellyn's Practical Magick) Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780875421841
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Published: Llewellyn Publications - September 8th, 2002

Tombstone: The Earp Brothers, Doc Holliday, and the Vendetta Ride from Hell Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250214607
Availability: On our shelves now
Published: St. Martin's Griffin - January 5th, 2021

Accessible Yoga: Poses and Practices for Every Body Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781611807127
Availability: Currently out of stock - NOT AVAILABLE TO ORDER
Published: Shambhala - November 5th, 2019

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Wicca: A Guide for the Solitary Practitioner (Llewellyn's Practical Magick) Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780875421186
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Published: Llewellyn Publications - September 8th, 2002

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Mythology: Timeless Tales of Gods and Heroes Cover Image
$10.00
ISBN: 9780446574754
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Published: Grand Central Publishing - January 1st, 2011

Draw Faces in 15 Minutes: How to Get Started in Portrait Drawing Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781250063991
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Published: St. Martin's Griffin - May 5th, 2015

Norse Mythology Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9780393356182
Availability: On our shelves now
Published: W. W. Norton & Company - March 6th, 2018

Mythology: African Myths, Gods, Heroes, and Legends Cover Image
$15.46
ISBN: 9781702852692
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(This book cannot be returned.)
Published: Independently Published - October 27th, 2019

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Who We Are and How We Got Here: Ancient DNA and the New Science of the Human Past Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781101873465
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Published: Vintage - February 5th, 2019

1177 B.C.: The Year Civilization Collapsed (Turning Points in Ancient History) Cover Image
By Eric H. Cline, Eric H. Cline (Afterword by)
$16.95
ISBN: 9780691168388
Availability: On our shelves now
Published: Princeton University Press - September 22nd, 2015

SPQR: A History of Ancient Rome Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781631492228
Availability: On our shelves now
Published: Liveright - September 6th, 2016

Horseman, Pass By Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9781631493553
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Published: Liveright - March 20th, 2018

A History of the World in 100 Objects Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780143124153
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Published: Penguin Books - September 24th, 2013

Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind Cover Image
$24.99
ISBN: 9780062316110
Availability: On our shelves now
Published: Harper Perennial - May 15th, 2018

The Silk Roads: A New History of the World Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9781101912379
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Published: Vintage - March 7th, 2017

Stretching: 40th Anniversary Edition Cover Image
By Bob Anderson, Jean Anderson (Illustrator)
$22.95
ISBN: 9780936070841
Availability: On our shelves now
Published: Shelter Publications - October 6th, 2020

Merriam-Webster's Medical Dictionary Cover Image
$8.50
ISBN: 9780877792949
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Published: Merriam-Webster, Inc - March 1st, 2016

The Practical Guide to Starting a Business 2020: How to Launch a Wildly Successful Small Business, Master Small Business Taxes and Understand Limited Cover Image
$19.46
ISBN: 9781989638804
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(This book cannot be returned.)
Published: Anthony Lloyd - December 31st, 2019

The Visual MBA: Two Years of Business School Packed into One Priceless Book of Pure Awesomeness Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780358343646
Availability: On our shelves now
Published: Mariner Books - April 7th, 2020

Foolproof Card Tricks: For the Amateur Magician (Dover Books on Magic) Cover Image
$12.95
ISBN: 9780486472706
Availability: On our shelves now
(This book cannot be returned.)
Published: Dover Publications - September 1st, 2009

National Geographic Almanac 2021: Trending Topics - Big Ideas in Science - Photos, Maps, Facts & More Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781426221552
Availability: On our shelves now
Published: National Geographic - September 22nd, 2020

Hoodlum: A Novel Cover Image
By K'wan
$17.99
ISBN: 9780312333089
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Published: St. Martin's Griffin - August 1st, 2005

Spiritual Gems of Islam: Insights & Practices from the Qur'an, Hadith, Rumi & Muslim Teaching Stories to Enlighten the Heart & Mind Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781594734304
Availability: On our shelves now
Published: Skylight Paths Publishing - March 1st, 2013

The Mini Farming Handbook Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9781629141978
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Published: Skyhorse - May 6th, 2014

Depth of Winter: A Longmire Mystery Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780525522492
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Published: Penguin Books - August 27th, 2019

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The Crucible of Islam Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9780674237728
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Published: Harvard University Press - May 20th, 2019

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Are Prisons Obsolete? (Open Media Series) Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9781583225813
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Published: Seven Stories Press - August 5th, 2003

An African American and Latinx History of the United States (REVISIONING HISTORY #4) Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780807005934
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Published: Beacon Press - December 11th, 2018

Yoga for Everyone: 50 Poses For Every Type of Body Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781465480774
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Published: Alpha - April 2nd, 2019

Midnight: A Gangster Love Story (The Midnight Series #1) Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781416545361
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Published: Washington Square Press - September 8th, 2009

Good Omens: The Nice and Accurate Prophecies of Agnes Nutter, Witch Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780060853983
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Published: William Morrow - November 28th, 2006

Space Opera Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781481497503
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Published: Gallery / Saga Press - December 18th, 2018

Crochet Step by Step: More Than 100 Techniques and Crochet Patterns with 20 Easy Projects (DK Step by Step) Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781465402073
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Published: DK - December 17th, 2012

Webster's Spanish-English Dictionary for Students, Second Edition Cover Image
By Inc. Merriam-Webster (Editor)
$4.99
ISBN: 9781596951655
Availability: On our shelves now
Published: Federal Street Press - August 1st, 2014

Finding Your Best Self, Revised Edition: Recovery from Addiction, Trauma, or Both Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781462539895
Availability: Currently out of stock - NOT AVAILABLE TO ORDER
Published: The Guilford Press - May 15th, 2019

The 5 Love Languages: The Secret to Love that Lasts Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780802412706
Availability: On our shelves now
Published: Northfield Publishing - January 1st, 2015

Beyond Bars: Rejoining Society After Prison Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9781592578511
Availability: Currently out of stock - NOT AVAILABLE TO ORDER
Published: Alpha - July 7th, 2009

Easy Spanish Step-By-Step Cover Image
$14.00
ISBN: 9780071463386
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Published: McGraw-Hill Education - December 21st, 2005

The Everything Sign Language Book: American Sign Language Made Easy... All new photos! (Everything®) Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9781598698831
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Published: Everything - April 17th, 2009

Ingles Para Latinos, Level 1 (Barron's Foreign Language Guides) Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781438010380
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Published: Barrons Educational Series - April 1st, 2018