AP Statistics: Example Textbook List
The list below represents examples of textbooks that meet the curricular requirements of AP Statistics. The list below is not exhaustive and the texts listed should not be regarded as endorsed, authorized, recommended, or approved by the College Board. Not using a book from this list does not mean that a course will not receive authorization. Syllabi submitted as part of the AP Course Audit process will be evaluated holistically, with textbooks considered along with supplementary, supporting resources to confirm that the course as a whole provides students with the content delineated in the curricular requirements of the AP Course Audit.
The specified editions of the following textbooks meet the AP Statistics Course Audit curricular requirements. Earlier editions of these texts or other textbooks not listed here may meet the AP Course Audit curricular requirements if supplemented with appropriate college-level instructional resources. For discussions regarding the usefulness of these texts and other teaching materials in the AP Statistics classroom, please consult the Teachers' Resources section of AP Central.
Index of Textbooks
Bock, David E., Paul F. Velleman, and Richard D. DeVeaux. Stats: Modeling the World, 1st and 2nd editions. Boston: Pearson/Addison-Wesley.
Bock, David E., Paul F. Velleman, and Richard D. DeVeaux. Stats: Modeling the World, 3rd edition, 2009. Boston: Pearson/Addison-Wesley.
Moore, David S., George P. McCabe and Bruce Craig. Introduction to Practice of Statistics, 7th edition, 2010. New York: W. H. Freeman Co.
Peck, Roxy, Chris Olsen, and Jay Devore. Introduction to Statistics & Data Analysis, 4th edition, 2010. Belmont, CA: Thomson Brooks/Cole.
Starnes, Daren S., Dan Yates, and David S. Moore. The Practice of Statistics, 4th edition, 2010. New York: W.H. Freeman.
Watkins, Ann, Richard Scheaffer and George W. Cobb. Statistics: From Data to Decision, 2nd edition, 2010. John Wiley & Sons.
Watkins, Ann, Richard Scheaffer, and George W. Cobb. Statistics in Action: Understanding a World of Data. Emeryville, CA: Key Curriculum Press.
Yates, Daniel S., David S. Moore, and George P. McCabe. The Practice of Statistics. New York: W.H. Freeman, 1999.
Yates, Daniel S., David S. Moore, and Daren S. Starnes. The Practice of Statistics, 2nd edition, 3rd edition. New York: W.H. Freeman.