St. Francis Summer Reading List for 2017

Calling all Golden Knights!

The Mother's Guild and Once Upon a Time Bookstore in Montrose have teamed up to provide you an easy way to purchase your required summer reading this year.  Once Upon a Time will donate 20% of the sales to the Mother's Guild and the St. Francis community will be supporting a local business -- everyone wins! 

You have the option to pick up your books at the store (for free) or to have them shipped to you (starts at $6).  Local delivery is not available for these orders.  

On all orders-  USE DISCOUNT CODE: GK - in order to receive 5% off ALL orders (discount not limited to St. Francis books) placed through 7/31/2017. 

*You may also just come into store to purchase or you may call the store (818-248-9668)  and we'll hold (for 3 days) the requested books behind the counter for you to pick up.*

Here is the list.  Scroll down to buy the books and put in your shopping cart. 

**If requesting to pick up books at store, please wait for a confirmation email on your order before coming to pick up your books**

FRESHMAN                   

Call of the Wild (London)          
Flowers for Algernon (Keyes)           
The Pearl (Steinbeck)                                       

PLUS for Honors English        

Pygmalion (Shaw)                 

 

SOPHOMORE

American Literature                      

The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (Twain)    
The Crucible (Miller)                    
A Raisin in the Sun (Hansberry)
Unbroken (Hillenbrand)

PLUS for Honors American Literature

A Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass

 

JUNIOR                

British Literature        

Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde(Stevenson)       
Oliver Twist (Dickens)        
1984 (Orwell)

AP English Language

Selected Short Stories of O. Henry (Henry)                
Carter Beats the Devil (David Gold)  
Tess of the d'Urbervilles (Hardy)             

 

SENIOR
World Literature      

A Doll's House (Ibsen)
The Book Thief (Zusak)

AP English Literature      

A Tale of Two Cities (Dickens)       
1984 (Orwell)        
Oedipus Rex (Sophocles) 

 

 

 

The Call of the Wild Cover Image
By Jack London, Melvin Burgess (Introduction by)
$5.99
ISBN: 9780141321059
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Puffin Books - March 27th, 2008

Freshman and Freshman Honors


Flowers for Algernon Cover Image
$8.95
ISBN: 9780156030083
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Harvest Books - June 14th, 2004

Freshman and Freshman Honors


The Pearl Cover Image
$11.00
ISBN: 9780140177374
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Penguin Books - February 1st, 1993

Freshman and Freshman Honors


Pygmalion Cover Image
$5.95
ISBN: 9781416500407
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Pocket Books - August 1st, 2005

"Pygmalion" is for Freshman Honors students only.


The Adventures of Tom Sawyer Cover Image
By Mark Twain, R. Kent Rasmussen (Introduction by), R. Kent Rasmussen (Notes by)
$9.00
ISBN: 9780143107330
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Penguin Books - October 28th, 2014

Sophomore American Literature and Sophomore Honors American Literature


The Crucible Cover Image
By Arthur Miller, Christopher W. E. Bigsby (Introduction by)
$15.00
ISBN: 9780142437339
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Penguin Books - March 25th, 2003

Sophomore American Literature and Sophomore Honors American Literature


A Raisin in the Sun Cover Image
$7.95
ISBN: 9780679755333
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Vintage Books USA - November 29th, 2004

Sophomore American Literature and Sophomore Honors American Literature


Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780812974492
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Random House Trade - July 29th, 2014

Sophomore American Literature and Sophomore Honors American Literature

 


Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass Cover Image
By Frederick Douglass, Peter J. Gomes (Introduction by), Gregory Stephens (Afterword by)
$4.95
ISBN: 9780451529947
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Signet Book - June 7th, 2005

Sophomore  Honors American Literature


Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde Cover Image
By Robert Louis Stevenson, Kelly Hurley (Introduction by), Dan Chaon (Afterword by)
$4.95
ISBN: 9780451532251
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Signet Classics - December 4th, 2012

Junior: British Literature


Oliver Twist Cover Image
By Charles Dickens, Philip Horne (Introduction by)
$8.00
ISBN: 9780141439747
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Penguin Books - April 29th, 2003

Junior: British Literature


1984 Cover Image
By George Orwell, Erich Fromm (Afterword by)
$9.99
ISBN: 9780451524935
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Signet Book -

Junior: British Literature


41 Stories Cover Image
By O. Henry, Burton Raffel (Introduction by), Laura Furman (Afterword by)
$6.95
ISBN: 9780451530530
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Signet Classics - July 3rd, 2007

Junior: AP English Language

 


Carter Beats the Devil Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9780786886326
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Hyperion - September 1st, 2002

Junior: AP English Language


Tess of the D'Urbervilles Cover Image
By Thomas Hardy, Tim Dolin (Editor), Tim Dolin (Notes by)
$10.00
ISBN: 9780141439594
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Penguin Books - May 27th, 2003

Junior: AP English Language


A Doll's House and Other Plays: With Pillars of the Community, Ghosts and an Enemy of the People Cover Image
By Deborah Dawkin (Translator), Erik Skuggevik (Translator), Tore Rem (Introduction by)
$12.00
ISBN: 9780141194561
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Penguin Books - September 13th, 2016

Senior: World Literature

(May also use alternative 9780451530226, Ibsen/4 plays A Doll's House, The Wild Duck, Hedda Gabler, The Master Builder)

 


The Book Thief Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9780375842207
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Alfred A. Knopf Books for Young Readers - September 11th, 2007

Senior: World Literature


A Tale of Two Cities Cover Image
By Charles Dickens, Richard Maxwell (Introduction by), Richard Maxwell (Notes by)
$8.00
ISBN: 9780141439600
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Penguin Books - May 27th, 2003

Senior: AP English Literature


1984 Cover Image
By George Orwell, Erich Fromm (Afterword by)
$9.99
ISBN: 9780451524935
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Signet Book -

Senior: AP English Literature


Oedipus the King Cover Image
$5.95
ISBN: 9781416500339
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Pocket Books - July 1st, 2005

Senior: AP English Literature

note:  Oedipus the King = Oedipus Rex


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Staff Picks

“This is our Grandmother Fish. She lived a long, long, time ago. She could wiggle and swim fast. Can you wiggle?” I cannot recommend this book more… A kid’s level story of our evolutionary history that’s all at once fun, interactive, and very scientifically accurate it’s such to be a hit with little evolutionary biologists. And it even has more detailed information about our evolutionary phylogeny at the end for more curious little ones or curious parents! - - Linnea