"Head First Physics" - view book via Safari trial or Google O'Reilly Books have recently released Head First Physics, which is an algebra-based introduction to the mechanics and experimental topics in the AP Physics B and A Level Physics courses. The book works from the ground up, using problem-based learning, and is suitable both for students who are struggling and students who want to increase their understanding of physics. http://oreilly.com/catalog/9780596102371/ You can view the entire book using the Safari online service. Without registering, you can browse the top of every page. http://my.safaribooksonline.com/9780596102371 If you click on the 'try safari now' link on the site and register for a free trial, you'll be able to see the whole book (but remember to cancel the trial once you're done, or a subscription starts!). PS. I should probably say up front that I'm the author. I hope I haven't done anything wrong by providing a link to these resources.