This is the home page for the Python track of CS 11. This information is for the Spring 2012 term.
All the administrative information for the python track is on this page.
Current grades for each student are accessible from csman.
Python is sufficiently easy to learn that you don't really need to buy a book to learn it. However, there are a number of good python books available from O'Reilly. In particular, Learning Python by Mark Lutz is an excellent introduction to the language.