Founded in 1941, Barrons Educational Series, Inc. rapidly became Americas leading publisher of test preparation manuals and school directories. Among the most widely recognized of Barrons many titles in these areas are its SAT I and ACT test prep books, its Regents Exams books, and its Profiles of American Colleges.
In recent years, Barrons has expanded into many other publishing fields, introducing extensive lines of childrens books, foreign language learning books and cassettes, pet care manuals, New Age books, cook books, business and financial advice books, parenting advice books, and art instruction books, as well as learning materials on audiocassette, VCR, Compact Disc, and CD-ROM. On average, Barrons publishes up to 300 new titles a year and maintains an extensive backlist of well over 2,000 titles. Barrons books are instantly recognized for their variety, reliability, and quality by retailers, educational and institutional book buyers, and not least by the reading public everywhere.