Best AP World History Books

World History: Patterns of Interaction

Head into World HIstory!: Engage!

This is such a solid, engaging presentation of world history. I particularly like the emphasis on maps, the side boxes that provide a closer look to key characters, events, technological and other developments throughout history. I am really enjoying using the text for my world history tutoring clients. The assessment questions make them think through the material and promotes deeper discussion about the countries and events.

By Tamar Mehuron


Came in time, perfect condition, a great book. I would highly suggest ordering from this seller if you are thinking about it. I am very satisfied with my purchase. Thank you!

By Jennifer Colleen Bennett


My daughter is using this book in her high school history class. This thing is HUGE and she was lugging it back and forth from school every day. Now we've got a copy at home and she has one less heavy book to carry. We'll hand it down to her friend who will take the class next year, and then to my niece the year after, so it will be well worth the cost.


AP World History: Modern Premium: With 5 Practice Tests

I recommend the Barron's 6th edition to my students.

As an AP World History teacher, I would currently rate this resource as my first choice. I recommend the Barron's 6th edition to my students and their parents. My students from last year also rated this as their first choice. I am trying to get a class set for this school year.

By South Florida Guy

Perfect Book for World History Students

The book features a wide range of different summarizations and tools to fit any studier's needs, from quick synopses of a whole time period to more in-depth pages dedicated to a particularly important civilization or phenomenon. The book advertises "Everything you need to get a 5," which, if used properly, it will most certainly provide.

By Arthur Markley

Best Available Book for Long Term Study

This book is, without a doubt, the best book for the AP World History examination. Without any prior knowledge in World History, I self-studied the material to a great level of detail (I had studied it for about 3.5 months in order to fully understand the material, which is quite dense).


Cracking the AP World History Modern Exam 2020

A good investment - with huge potential dividends for parents!

Look, getting your kid to do review for AP isn't that minimum, you get half a dozen practice tests - my kid already did three, this has got to help...there are also some decent tips in the book. I would say a good small investment which, if your kid gets a 5 on that test, and your college accepts the credit, will pay you back HUNDREDS (or thousands) of times (or more)!

By Frisky

AP World History Book

Recommended by student who used last year and said was very helpful for the AP test taken May 2016. Hopefully we will have the same success

By Gina Grigsby

She feels much better prepared for the exam.

Bought for my granddaughter who is going to take the exam this month. The practice test have been very valuable to her to help ubderstant the type questions that are being ask. She feels much better prepared for the Ap world history exam.

By Jim

AP® World History: Modern Crash Course, For the New 2020 Exam, Book + Online (Advanced Placement (AP) Crash Course)

Great quality

I loved this book because this book is concise and only deals with the essential information. My AP teacher recommended it to me, and I am glad he did. If you're a student who wants to get a good quality review, I believe this is the right book for you.

By Jasmin Kim

Definitely the Best Test Prep book for AP World History

After teaching AP World History for 7 years where 90% of my students pass, this is the only test prep book I would buy for my students. It follows the course curriculum, has up-to-date information, has just enough information to digest, and Jay Harmon is a great guy. What more can you ask for? :)

By Frisbeeman

Good prep - get latest version

Great book for studying. Just make sure you order the correct edition (ie, 2017 vs 2016) - my son's study buddy received an older version. I'll post more info when we get the test results.

By freshface

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