Shmoop Grows To 850 Learning Guides And Counting

This Is What Happens When Shmoop Eats Miracle-GRO

Online PR News – 09-October-2009 – – MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA, SEPTEMBER 29, 2009 --- Shmoop (, an award-winning digital textbook publisher, more than doubled its library of lively learning guides for students and teachers over the summer. Check it:

New Subjects on Shmoop

• Shmoop Civics helps students connect at a gut level to a traditionally dry subject. In addition to teaching the requisite “how a bill becomes a law,” Shmoop uses heated debates including abortion, gay marriage, gun rights, and free speech to ignite students’ interest in law, politics, and government.

• Shmoop Biography explores the lives of authors and leaders who rocked the world. Shmoop bios include fun anecdotes, memorable quotes, and multimedia.

• Shmoop in Spanish provides 21 Shmoop book overviews and summaries translated into Spanish.
Shmoop on Mobile Devices

• Shmoop met the iPhone, and now they love each other. Find more than 200 iPhone and iPod touch Apps in the Apple App Store.

• Shmoop met Amazon Kindle, and now they are study partners for life. Find more than 250 Shmoop eBooks on
More than 150 New Literature and Poetry Guides

• Shmoop has more than doubled the number of its Literature guides and nearly tripled the number of its Poetry guides since its November, 2008 launch. New arrivals include Anna Karenina, The Canterbury Tales, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, “Jabberwocky,” and more.

About Shmoop
Shmoop’s digital textbooks make literature, US history, poetry, civics, and biographies more fun and relevant by showing you how much these subjects have to do with your world. Shmoop writers are primarily from Ph.D. programs at top American universities, including Stanford, UC Berkeley, and Harvard. Shmoop was giddy to be an Official Honoree in the 2009 Webby Awards and to be named “Best of the Internet” by PC Magazine. Shmoop is headquartered in a Labradoodle-patrolled office in Mountain View, California.