Citizenship Preparation

Do you have what it takes to pass a United States citizenship test? If you are new to the United States, or want to brush up on your knowledge, these books are for you! Learn about the process for becoming a U.S. citizen and review American history and civics core concepts.

Find more online resources for Citizenship and Immigration at USHello and U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.

Compiled by:
Bethany Turrentine

John Perritano
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A brief introduction to American citizenship for new immigrants—part of the Welcome Newcomers series. (Beginning Level)

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The 100 civics questions are presented in original historical readings and as questions and answers with rich, relevant pictures. Included are reading and writing vocabulary practice, state capitals, state senators, state governors, and 10 practice tests.

Citizenship Passing the Test: Civics and Literacy

Lynne Weintraub
LIBERTY 323.623 Wei

This text teaches students words that must be pronounced correctly in spoken answer, words key to recognizing and understanding oral civics questions, and words found on the official spelling list. Students can review the official USCIS test questions as well. Includes a CD. (Intermediate Level)

Citizenship Passing the Test: Literacy Skills

Lynne Weintraub
VITAL 323.623 Wei

This text teaches essential topics and key points covered by the 128 USCIS civics study questions. The book describes the sounds and names of letters, simple spelling patterns and sight word recognition, and modified dictation writing activities. Includes a CD. (Beginner Level)

Citizenship Passing the Test: Ready for the Interview

Lynne Weintraub
LIBERTY 323.623 Wei

This text provides details on how to prepare for various interview situations and answer questions from the N-400 application—vocabulary and communication skills are also reinforced. Includes a CD. (Intermediate Level)

The Great American Citizenship Quiz

Solomon Skolnick
VITAL 323.623 Sko

The Great American Citizenship Quiz provides the core questions and answers about U.S. history that anyone seeking citizenship needs to know—plus much more. (Advanced Level)

New American

P. J. Gray
VITAL 323.623 Gra

New American tells the story of a French woman becoming a U.S. citizen with definitions and tips—part of the Welcome Newcomers series. (Beginning Level)

Pass the New Citizenship Test (Third Edition)

Angelo Tropea
VITAL 323.623 Tro

This text includes 100 civics questions and answers, reading and writing activities, and 100 civics cards for practice. (Intermediate Level)

U.S. Immigration Made Easy

Ilona M. Bray
342.082 Bra

Avoid challenges that might deplete your chances of successfully navigating the U.S. immigration system with this comprehensive guide. Includes detailed descriptions of application processes and an immigration eligibility self-quiz, which helps match your background and skills to an appropriate visa or Green Card category. (Advanced Level)

Voices of Freedom: English and Civics for U.S. Citizenship

Bill Bliss
LIBERTY 320.473 Bli

This guide prepares students for the civics and English requirements of the new U.S. citizenship test, and also serves as a basic course for students enrolled in adult English Language and civics programs. Includes a CD. (Intermediate Level)