This week's book giveaway is in the OCAJP 8 forum. We're giving away four copies of OCA Java SE 8 Programmer I Study Guide and have Edward Finegan & Robert Liguori on-line! See this thread for details.
Either is probably fine. You want to make sure you know how to read/write a file of course. Also, if your book is old, supplement it with online materials for the Scanner class introduced in Java 5.