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For Every One Cover Image
Sometimes You Fly Cover Image
Miss Maple's Seeds Cover Image
The Wonderful Things You Will Be Cover Image
Get a Financial Life: Personal Finance in Your Twenties and Thirties Cover Image
The Alchemist Cover Image

St. Francis Summer Reading List for 2018

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 can be applied to ALL books purchased through us - not just summer reading) placed through 7/31/2018. 

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

*Prices of books are subject to change*

**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        

The Wave (Strasser)                 

 

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

Lincoln's Sword (Wilson)                
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      

The Book Thief (Zusak)     
Ready Player One (Cline)   
Oedipus Rex (Sophocles) 

The Call of the Wild (Puffin Classics) 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: Mariner Books - June 14th, 2004

Freshman and Freshman Honors


The Pearl (Penguin Great Books of the 20th Century) Cover Image
$11.00
ISBN: 9780140177374
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Penguin Books - February 1st, 1993

Freshman and Freshman Honors


The Wave Cover Image
$6.99
ISBN: 9780440993711
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Laurel Leaf Library - September 15th, 1981

Freshman Honors only


The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (Penguin Classics) 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 (Penguin Classics) 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 - 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 (Signet Classics) Cover Image
By Frederick Douglass, Peter J. Gomes (Introduction by), Gregory Stephens (Afterword by)
$4.95
ISBN: 9780451529947
Availability: Not in Stock - Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Signet Book - June 7th, 2005

Sophomore  Honors American Literature


Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (Signet Classics) 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 Book - December 4th, 2012

Junior: British Literature


Oliver Twist (Penguin Classics) 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 (Signet Classics) Cover Image
By George Orwell, Erich Fromm (Afterword by)
$9.99
ISBN: 9780451524935
Availability: Not in Stock - Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Signet Book -

Junior: British Literature


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

Junior: AP English Language


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Lincoln's Sword: The Presidency and the Power of Words Cover Image
$17.60
ISBN: 9781400032631
Availability: Not in Stock - Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Vintage - October 9th, 2007

Junior: AP English Language


Tess of the D'Urbervilles (Penguin Classics) Cover Image
By Thomas Hardy, Tim Dolin (Editor), Tim Dolin (Notes by)
$10.00
ISBN: 9780141439594
Availability: Not in Stock - Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
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 Henrik Ibsen, Deborah Dawkin (Translator), Erik Skuggevik (Translator)
$12.00
ISBN: 9780141194561
Availability: Not in Stock - 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)

 


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The Book Thief Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9780375842207
Availability: Not in Stock - Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Alfred A. Knopf Books for Young Readers - September 11th, 2007

Senior: World Literature also AP English Literature


Oedipus the King (Enriched Classics (Pocket)) Cover Image
$5.95
ISBN: 9781416500339
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Simon & Schuster - July 1st, 2005

Senior: AP English Literature

note:  Oedipus the King = Oedipus Rex


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Ready Player One Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9781524763282
Availability: Not in Stock - Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Broadway Books - October 24th, 2017

Senior: AP English Literature


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The Book Thief Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9780375842207
Availability: Not in Stock - Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Alfred A. Knopf Books for Young Readers - September 11th, 2007

Senior: AP English Literature


Harry Potter Audiobooks through Libro.fm

Staff Picks

In this exquisite picture book, there need be only a few words - boy, boat, journey equals ........magic! In the hands of master storytellers, the brothers Fan have simply created a masterpiece where we will be transported to the mesmerizing magical wonders in this book. A true stunner! - Maureen


St. Francis Summer Reading for Freshman

The Call of the Wild (Puffin Classics) Cover Image
Flowers for Algernon Cover Image
The Pearl (Penguin Great Books of the 20th Century) Cover Image
The Wave Cover Image