Holt McDougal is an American publishing company, a division of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, that specializes in textbooks for use in secondary schools. Holt, Rinehart & Winston was a division of Harcourt Education. When owner Reed Elsevier sold Harcourt to Houghton Mifflin in 2008, Holt, Rinehart and Winston was combined with McDougal Littell to form Holt McDougal.
Holt McDougal publishes textbooks on mathematics, language arts, social studies, science, health, and world language (French, Spanish, and German). They have also published children's books for the Weekly Reader Book Club, including Sweet Pickles, Fraggle Rock, and Snoopy. This American publishing company is based out of Dumfries, NC.