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Frequently asked purchasing questions

Can I get an exam copy now that the books are all rentals or eBooks?

Yes. Pearson will still provide print books for exam copies upon request.

Do the students have to go to the Pearson website to order them? Is there any other path?

Print books can be rented in their campus bookstore. The rental process can also lead to owning the book if that’s what the students wants. They can also be rented by student through the pearson website at

How much do they cost?

As the Halderman titles have come up for revision, they are becoming part of the print rental program. Anything that came out beginning in 2020 will be part of this program. Books which are part of this program will be priced as follows:

    • Pearson+ eText (1-semester) = $44.99
    • Basic eBook (1-semester) = $44.99
    • Basic eBook (Lifetime) = $74.99
    • Print Book Rental (1-semester) = $74.99
    • Print Book (Ownership) = $155.00

      For titles published prior. to2020, the prices are different depending on each title. However, Basic eBook pricing is the same for all titles.

        • Basic eBook (1-semester) = $44.99
        • Basic eBook (Lifetime) = $74.99

          Revel for AT6 (& AT7 when published) can be purchased in a few ways but in general:

          • Revel (2 year access) = $99.00
          • Revel (2 year access) and print AT6 = $135.00

          How to purchase Halderman automotive books


          Instructors, click here

          Secondary/Technical Schools:


          Phone: 800-848-9500

          Savvas Sales:


          Automotive Industry Professionals:

          Corporate trainers, parts stores, private automotive training schools, etc., click here

          Pearson Canada:

          Contact Euan White



          Save up to 80% with e-Textbooks. Click here to search and select any of Jim’s books.


          CourseSmart App: All of our books are available via CourseSmart for 50% off the list price. CourseSmart has an app for the ipad and iphone for easy compatibility.

          Pearson eText App: Available for the ipad. If a student has purchased MyAutomotiveLab with eText they can download a copy of their textbook via the Pearson eText App (free download in itunes). Looks of functional features, like glossary search, key work search, highlighting, note taking, etc.

          Many of our books are available on the Kindle. Some older titles on the Kindle (not just in Automotive, but across the board) do not have page numbers—only ‘location numbers’. This is a feature of the Kindle and makes it difficult to assign page numbers to students since they do not align. However, most new titles are Kindle compatible and contain both page numbers and location numbers.

          Instructor Resources

          The Pearson Education website has all of the following Instructorces (FREE):

          • Test bank software
          • Additional test questions for each chapter and title
          • instructor manuals with answers to all chapter questions
          • PowerPoints for each automotive title
          • ASE-correlated task sheets

          Steps to get access to these resources:

          • Visit the Pearson website by clicking here
          • Type “Halderman” into the search box
          • Scroll through the list of titles until you locate what you are looking for and click on the book cover
          • Select “Resources” from the menus in the blue menu bar

          Login and password are required. If you do not have an account, click here and select “Request Access”.



          Revel is an interactive learning environment designed for how you want to teach — and how your students want to learn. Revel presents an affordable, seamless blend of author-created digital text, media, and assessment based on learning science. Your students will be able to read, practice, and study in one continuous experience — anytime, anywhere, on any device.

          Engage students as they read

          Revel was designed to help every student come to class ready to learn. To keep students engaged as they read through each chapter, Revel integrates videos, interactives, and assessments directly into the author-created narrative. Thanks to this media-rich presentation of content, students are more likely to complete their assigned reading and retain what they’ve read. So they’ll show up to class better prepared to participate and learn.

          Provide an all-in-one solution

          Fully digital and highly engaging, Revel gives students everything they need for the course—all in one continuous, integrated learning experience. Highlighting, note taking, and a glossary let students read and study however they like. Educators can add notes for students, too, including reminders or study tips.


          • App-The Revel mobile app lets you read, practice, and study—anywhere, anytime, on any device. Content is available both online and offline, and the app syncs your work across all registered devices automatically, so you can learn as you move throughout your day
          • Assignment Calendar– Revel allows you to see what your instructor has assigned and which readings must be completed on which dates. This clear, detailed schedule helps you stay on schedule as you move forward throughout the course.
          • Quizzing- As you read, quiz yourself to review concepts and prep for exams without leaving the page.
          • Interactive Media and Video-Interactive media and videos integrated directly in the text content bring concepts to life. The media interactives in Revel have been designed to be completed quickly, and the videos are brief, so you stay focused and on task.
          • Performance View– The Performance View helps you keep track of your assignments, and lets you double-check that your instructor has received the work you’ve submitted.

          Click here to learn more about Revel™

          Pearson Collections

          Perfect for instructors who would like to build their own textbook based on the textbooks written by James Halderman. This service allows you to use chapters from any of Jim’s books and compile them into a single book that is put together exactly as you wish.

          To learn more about this service, click here.

          Contact Pearson

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          Custom Books

          Customization can be an option, please contact your rep for details.