NCRA RDR Prep: Purple Books from


The Purple Books collection has the largest library for court reporting students, schools, court reporters, CART captioning training. CRR Books includes NCRA RPR, RDR Prep; a CRC, Certified Realtime Captioner, Primer; and State test-prep products. Plus: Tutoring, custom coaching, and CATapult Lexica, CART Captioner’s Bible, v2.


Currently, the only material on the market prepping elite NCRA RDR candidates.

Updated, 2017, 7th edition textbook was expanded specifically with RDR focus and includes

new NCRA CRC, Certified Realtime Captioner, Primer.


Pedagogically sound, covering a wealth of material with facts, tips, and information the Purple Books from are time-tested and proven in the classroom with educators and with independent study. 

Questions and multiple choices on exams are not repeated, so don’t try memorizing them.  Instead, learn how to take the test!

 98% successful pass rate.   Time-Tested And Proven.

 “I, for one (of a small army, I’m sure), credit Monette’s Court Reporter Reference books with my one-and-done pass of the RDR.  SO THOROUGH!  Thanks, Monette Benoit!” Tori Pittman, BA, FAPR, RDR, CRI, CVR-CM-M, RCP

“Having been a captioner and out of reporting and testing arenas, I knew I would cram for the NCRA RDR Registered Diplomate Reporter, exam.  I chose the textbook and the “RealTime Vocabulary Workbook” to bring myself up to date — and how out of date I was!  These books have excellent study material for the CSR, RPR, and RDR.  I received my RDR results.  Thanks, Monette!”  Kathy DiSanti Lorenzo, RDR-CRR-CBC

“Full Test-Prep Set” ($ 161.95) 4-book set with updated, expanded textbook, workbook (workbook contains 2,002 practice questions), a companion guide, and a realtime vocabulary workbook. The package most RDR candidates choose:


Done in Just One with Purple Books from CRR Books

Must-Have NCRA and State Court Reporter, CART Captioning Test-Prep

CRR Books has been assisting individuals and test candidates to advance skills since 1990.

Books, CDs, career coaching, tutoring with the Court Reporting Whisperer, Monette Benoit, free articles to advance skills for national and state test prep certification material, real-time writing, CART captioning, dictionary building, and vocabulary preparation.

Updated, Expanded, Revised: The Complete NCRA RPR, RDR, CRC, and State CSR Written Test-Prep Textbook, Seventh Edition, is ReadyAre you?

Textbook has Updated, Expanded, 2017, New Information:  Testing Tips and Testing Focus; Grammar Glossary with Definitions, Computer Terminology,  Technology,  Ethics,  an NCRA CRC Primer, NCRA COPE Advisory Opinions, and More 

Students And Court Reporters Purple Books Best Seller is the 4-book Full TEST-Prep SET

(Four Purple Books 900+ pages – Just $161.95) Learn the method to taking a test.

Available for immediate shipment for students and professionals to prep for: realtime; CART Captioning; preparing for expert witnesses, court, depositions; national RPR, RDR, CRC, and State CSR certifications

98% first-time success rate on NCRA RPR, RDR, and State CSR written exams;

  • Material covers: Test-taking tips;
  • Legal terminology; Court procedures and deposition rules;
  • Grammar Glossary with Definitions;
  • English grammar and vocabulary; Idiomatic expressions; Preposition sentences; Confusing words; Antonyms; Synonyms; Misspelled words;
  • Medical terminology and definitions; prefixes and suffixes;
  • Computer terminology, technology, ethics, CRC primer, NCRA COPE Advisory Opinions; Suggested study material, review, and more.

Experienced and novice reporters, CART captioners, judicial writers, and students will improve skills and advance credentials. The information is presented in formats to maximize retention.

Designed by court reporters and educators for court reporters and professionals.

Workbook has 2,002 practice test questions.  Companion Guide explains all 2,002 practice questions and each multiple-choice answer. 

~~~Textbook ties it all together!

1st Book:  Direct link for REVISED, Updated COMPLETE NCRA RPR, RDR, State CSR Test-Prep Textbook and NCRA CRC Primer, 7th Edition

2nd Book:  Direct link for Test-Prep Workbook with 2,002 practice test questions

3rd Book:  Direct link for Test-Prep Companion Study Guide Book ` “Test-Prep Workbook” is required with this book as it cannot be studied alone.  Explanations for all 2,002 practice questions and each answer are listed and defined to enhance your study time.

4th Book:  RealTime Vocabulary Workbook expands your word knowledge. ‘RealTime Vocabulary Workbook, 3rd Edition

Done In One = Only Test Once.

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Weight5.5 lbs


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