St. Francis Summer Reading List for 2020

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 via contactless curbside pick up (for free) or to have them shipped to you (starts at $2).  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 7/31/2020. 

*You may call the store (818-248-9668) and we'll hold the requested books - for 2 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

Black Count (Reiss)

PLUS for Honors English

The Memory of Things (Polisner)

The Invisible Man (Bradbury)

A Separate Peace (Knowles)

 

SOPHOMORE

American Literature

Old Man and the Sea (Hemingway)

Unbroken (Hillenbrand)

PLUS for Honors American Literature

Parable of the Sower (Butler)

Sun Also Rises (Hemingway)

 

JUNIOR

British Literature

1984 (Orwell)

AP English Language

Carter Beats the Devil (David Gold)

On Wrtiting Well: The Classic Guide to Writing Nonfiction (Zinnsser)

How Starbucks Saved My Life (Gill)

 

SENIOR

World Literature

Macbeth (Shakespeare)

The Book Thief (Zusak)

AP English Literature

The Book Thief (Zusak)

Ready Player One (Cline)

Oedipus the King/Rex (Sophocles)

 

Any questions? Call us at (818) 248-9668.

 


Books start below:

The Black Count: Glory, Revolution, Betrayal, and the Real Count of Monte Cristo (Pulitzer Prize for Biography) Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780307382474
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Broadway Books - May 14th, 2013

Freshman and Freshman Honors 


The Memory of Things: A Novel Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9781250144423
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Wednesday Books - August 29th, 2017

Freshman Honors only


The Illustrated Man Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9781451678185
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Simon & Schuster - April 17th, 2012

Freshman Honors only


A Separate Peace Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780743253970
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Scribner - September 30th, 2003

Freshman Honors only 


Old Man and the Sea Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9780684801223
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Scribner - May 5th, 1995

Sophomore American Literature and Sophomore Honors American Literature


Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780812974492
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Random House Trade Paperbacks - July 29th, 2014

Sophomore American Literature and Sophomore Honors American Literature 


Parable of the Sower Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781538732182
Availability: Coming from our Warehouse. Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Grand Central Publishing - April 30th, 2019

Sophomore Honors ONLY


The Sun Also Rises Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780743297332
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Scribner - October 17th, 2006

Sophomore Honors ONLY 


1984 Cover Image
By George Orwell, Erich Fromm (Afterword by)
$9.99
ISBN: 9780451524935
Availability: Coming from our Warehouse. Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Signet -

Junior: British Literature 


Carter Beats the Devil Cover Image
$21.99
ISBN: 9780786886326
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Hachette Books - September 18th, 2002

Junior: AP English Language


On Writing Well: The Classic Guide to Writing Nonfiction Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780060891541
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Harper Perennial - April 5th, 2016

Junior: AP English Language


How Starbucks Saved My Life: A Son of Privilege Learns to Live Like Everyone Else Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781592404049
Availability: Coming from our Warehouse. Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Avery - September 2nd, 2008

Junior: AP English Language 


Macbeth (Folger Shakespeare Library) Cover Image
$5.99
ISBN: 9780743477109
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Simon & Schuster - July 1st, 2003

Senior: World Literature


The Book Thief Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9780375842207
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Knopf Books for Young Readers - September 11th, 2007

Senior: World Literature and AP English Literature 


Ready Player One: A Novel Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9781524763282
Availability: Hard to Find - Not Available
Published: Broadway Books - October 24th, 2017

Senior: AP English Literature


Oedipus the King (Enriched Classics) 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


Harry Potter Audiobooks through Libro.fm

Staff Picks

The Novice may seem like the traditional hero fantasy adventure book, but is far more complex and full of many more charachters (good and bad) which contribute to the fast and rocky plot full of pot holes. The traditional hero part of this story attracts many readers while the excellent story telling by Matharu leaves us wanting mroe. - Kaitlyn, customer age 12