Learn Python The Hard Way
by Zed A. Shaw
This is a very beginner book for people who want to learn to code. If you can already code then the book will probably drive you insane. It's intended for people who have no coding chops to build up their skills before starting a more detailed book.
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by Al Sweigart
The book teaches complete beginners how to program in the Python programming language. The book features the source code to several ciphers and hacking programs for these ciphers. The programs include the Caesar cipher, transposition cipher, etc.
by Al Sweigart - No Starch Press
Learn how to use Python to write programs that do in minutes what would take you hours to do by hand -- no experience required. Once you've mastered the basics, you'll create Python programs that effortlessly perform impressive feats of automation.
by Dave Kuhlman
This document is a syllabus for a first course in Python programming. It contains an introduction to the Python language, instruction in the important features of the language, and practical exercises in the use of those features.
by Cody Jackson - Google Docs
An introduction to computer programming, using the easy, yet powerful, Python programming language. Python, a cross-platform language, lets you work quickly and efficiently, allowing you to concentrate on your work rather than the language.