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Courses in Latin
 
Latin I • [2018] Bruce McMenomy
  Required Wheelock's Latin, Seventh Edition
Wheelock Frederick M., LaFleur Richard A.
  Required Workbook for Wheelock's Latin, 3rd Edition, Revised (Paperback)
Paul T. Comeau, Richard A. LaFleur

Students must have a new, entirely unmarked copy of this workbook for their own personal use.
  Optional A Comprehensive Guide to Wheelock's Latin: Newly Revised for Wheelock's 6th Edition
Dale A. Grote

Optional: Dr. Grote's extended descriptions and notes on Wheelock's Latin have been out there for many years now, and many students find his clear and thorough explanations a useful supplement to the basic textbook.
  Optional Vocabulary Cards and Grammatical Forms Summary for Wheelock's Latin
Richard A. LaFleur, Brad Tillery

Optional: the real benefits of making vocabulary cards for yourself may be outweighed by the possibility that you simply won't do so. If that's likely, you may want to invest in these.

Latin II • [2018] Bruce McMenomy
  Required Wheelock's Latin, Seventh Revised Ed.
Frederic M. Wheelock, Richard A. LaFleur

(Earlier notes relating to the sixth edition are irrelevant now, since everyone should have started with the seventh edition in Latin I.)
  Required Workbook for Wheelock's Latin, 3rd Edition
Paul T. Comeau, Richard A. LaFleur

This is the version of the workbook selected to go with the edition with which the student began: most students should already have their own personal copy, with the chapters for this course unmarked.
  Optional A Comprehensive Guide to Wheelock's Latin: Newly Revised for Wheelock's 6th Edition
Dale A. Grote

Optional: Dr. Grote's extended descriptions and notes on Wheelock's Latin have been out there for many years now, and many students find his clear and thorough explanations a useful supplement to the basic textbook.
  Optional Vocabulary Cards and Grammatical Forms Summary for Wheelock's Latin
Richard A. LaFleur, Brad Tillery

Optional: the real benefits of making vocabulary cards for yourself may be outweighed by the possibility that you simply won't do so. If that's likely, you may want to invest in these.

Latin I and II Exam Access • [2018] Bruce McMenomy
No texts are listed for this course at this time.


Latin III • [2018] Bruce McMenomy
  Required Aeneas to Augustus
Mason Hammond, Anne Amory
  Required Ancient Rome: An Introductory History
Paul A. Zoch
  Required Handbook to Life in Ancient Rome
Lesley Adkins, Roy A. Adkins
  Required Syntactical Mechanics
Bruce A. McMenomy

Latin IV (Caesar and Vergil) • [2018] Bruce McMenomy
  Required Caesar: Selections from his Commentarii De Bello Gallico
Hans-Friedrich Mueller, G. Julius Caesar

Prices on this have fluctuated severely over the last few years. It should be around $45. If it goes skyrocketing from there, let me know via email and we'll come up with some alternative solution. If Amazon is tweaking the prices unreasonably, check into the option directly from the publisher here: http://www.bolchazy.com/Caesar-Selections-from-his-Commentarii-De-Bello-Gallico-P3161.aspx
  Required Syntactical Mechanics
Bruce A. McMenomy

This book is also required for Latin III, so continuing students will already have a copy.
  Required Vergil's Aeneid: Expanded Collection
P. Vergilius Maro, Barbara W. Boyd

This OR the other Aeneid edition is required. I've listed this one as required because it's less expensive and more comprehensive. Do not feel obliged to buy this one, however, if you've already acquired the other.
  Required Why Vergil?: A Collection of Interpretations
Stephanie Quinn

Latin V (Latin Literature) • [2018] Bruce McMenomy
  Required Allen and Greenough's New Latin Grammar
J. B. Greenough, G. L. Kittredge, A. A. Howard, Benj. L. D'Ooge, Anne Mahoney

The hardbound copy may be substituted; if money is an issue, one can dispense with this and rely on the online version, which is accessible through the Moodle website. Access to the text in some form, however, is essential for the various grammatical issues that arise.
  Required Horace: Selected Odes and Satire
Q. Horatius Flaccus, Ronnie Ancona
  Required The Catullan Revolution
Kenneth Quinn

The older edition will suffice if one can find it used.
  Required Writing Passion: A Catullus Reader
C. Valerius Catullus, Ronnie Ancona
  Optional Latin Dictionary Founded on Andrew's Edition of Freund's Latin Dictionary
Charlton T. Lewis, Charles Short, William Freund

This is one of the larger (and more expensive) dictionaries available for serious Latinists. Unlike the larger and more recent Oxford Latin Dictionary, its range extends up to about 600 A. D., and so is more useful for those interested in Mediaeval Latin. Definitely not required, though some suitable dictionary is required. This is old enough that it is also available in many forms in addition to the cumbersome volume from Oxford: the Logeion site online offers its material for free and in very good format.
  Optional Oxford Latin Dictionary
P. G. W. Glare

Emphatically not required, this is probably the most comprehensive Classical Latin dictionary avaiable in English today; it is also the most expensive. Its coverage does not extend much beyond A.D. 200, however, and so it is probably not as useful as Lewis and Short for those who want to pursue later Latin.


Courses in Greek
 
Greek I • [2018] Sarah Esposito
  Required Greek: An Intensive Course
Hardy Hansen, Gerald M. Quinn

This is the second revised edition. Please note. Earlier editions are not going to work for us. You may choose to get instead the hardback copy of the second edition, but that's up to you.
  Optional Greek New Testament: With English Introduction including Greek/English dictionary
Kurt Aland (editor)

This is optional, but our students often ask for a recommendation for a Greek New Testament. Most students can read it reasonably easily by the end of the first year, with just the help of some vocabulary support.

Greek II • [2018] Timothy Dean
  Required Greek: An Intensive Course
Hardy Hansen, Gerald M. Quinn

Second revised edition. Hardcover version may be substituted. The student probably already has this from Greek I.
  Optional Greek New Testament: With English Introduction including Greek/English dictionary
Kurt Aland (Editor)

Optional though recommended: regular reading in the Greek New Testament is an excellent way to bolster one's Greek and to achieve a better mastery of Scripture.

Greek III • [2018] Bruce McMenomy
  Required A Greek Reader for Schools
C. E. Freeman, W. D. Lowe

This is a reprint of a much older book, but still a solid selection of readings which are both entertaining and conducive to the development of fluency. Most of the passages have been edited somewhat from their original forms (Herodotus' Ionic dialect has been systematically Atticized throughout), but the work is solid and tractable.
  Required Plato: Apology
Plato, James J. Helm (Editor)
  Required Syntactical Mechanics
Bruce A. McMenomy
  Optional All the Greek Verbs
N. Marinone

Not required, but this volume is worth its weight in frustration: it locates verbs according to their (often wildly divergent) principal parts.
  Optional An Intermediate Greek-English Lexicon, Founded upon the 7th ed. of Liddell and Scott's Greek-English Lexicon
H. G. Liddell, Robert Scott

This is enough of a Greek lexicon to carry the student through an undergraduate career in classics and well into graduate school. It is not required for this course, but it will always be helpful and will not quickly become obsolete. It is worth noting that there are iPad and iPhone/iPod Touch versions of the full Liddell and Scott (which retails for about $200 if you can find it on sale) for two or three dollars. If you have the necessary hardware, this is a very congenial solution to the lexicon problem.
  Optional Greek Grammar
Herbert Weir Smyth, Gordon M. Messing

Not absolutely required, but very strongly recommended. If you have funds to buy only one non-required volume for Greek, this should be it. Revised edition.

Greek IV • [2018] Bruce McMenomy
  Required Homer: Odyssey I-XII
Homer, W. B. Stanford
  Required Homeric Vocabularies: Greek and English Word List for the Study of Homer
William B. Owen, Edgar J. Goodspeed
  Optional Greek Grammar
Herbert Weir Smyth, Gordon M. Messing

This is available in various forms. Some solid reference grammar is highly recommended. It need not be this one.
  Optional Homeric Dictionary
Georg Autenrieth

An alternative to Cunliffe's Homeric Lexicon. One or the other is required. (It is worth noting that Autenrieth's Homeric Lexicon is included with the iPad/iPhone/iPod Touch App "Lexiphanes", which bundles it with the large LSJ for about three dollars.)
  Optional Lexicon of the Homeric Dialect
Richard J. Cunliffe

This lexicon or Autenrieth's is required. (It is worth noting that Autenrieth's Homeric Lexicon is included with the iPad/iPhone/iPod Touch App "Lexiphanes", which bundles it with the large LSJ for about three dollars.)


Courses in Mathematics
 
Algebra 1 • [2018] James Caleb Dean
  Required Discovering Algebra: An Investigative Approach
Jerald Murdock, Ellen Kamischke, and Eric Kamischke
  Required TI-NSpire Calculator


There are several models of the TI-nspire; the standard model is fine for this class. This handheld device should last through college.

Geometry • [2018] Art Mabbott
  Required Discovering Geometry
Michael Serra

ISBN 13: 978-1-46525-502-0
  Required The Geometer's Sketchpad - Student Edition (1 yr license)
Nick Jakiw

ISBN 13: 9780021408382 MHID: 0021408386

The latest version (5) of the software is available for download to licensed users of Geometer's Sketchpad for from Dyanmic Geometry.  Check this site to determine your current version and follow the instructions to update if you wish.


Algebra 2 (Advanced Algebra) • [2018] Art Mabbott
  Required Discovering Advanced Algebra: An Investigative Approach
Jerald Murdock, Ellen Kamischke, and Eric Kamischke

ISBN 13: 978-1-55953-984-5
  Required The Geometer's Sketchpad - Student Edition (1yr license)
Nick Jakiw

IMHID: 0021408386 ISBN 13: 9780021408382
  Required TI-NSPIRE (either Numeric or CAS)
Texas Instruments

Pre-Calculus with Trigonometry • [2018] Art Mabbott
  Required Pre-Calculus with Trigonometry: Concepts and Applications
Paul A. Foerster

This text brings an effective & modern approach to the learning of advanced mathematics.
  Required TI-NSpire Calculator (Either the NUMERIC OR CAS VERSION)
  Optional The Geometer's Sketchpad - Student Edition
Nick Jakiw

ISBN 13: 978-1-60440-094-6

The latest version (5) of the software is available for download to licensed users of Geometer's Sketchpad for from Dyanmic Geometry. Check this site to determine your current version and follow the instructions to update if you wish.



Courses in Science
 
Natural Science I • [2018] Christe McMenomy
No texts are listed for this course at this time.


Natural Science II • [2018] Christe McMenomy
No texts are listed for this course at this time.


The Chemical History of the Candle • [2018] Christe McMenomy
  Required The Chemical History of the Candle
Michael Faraday

Several editions of this book are available, including a downloadable PDF version. See the teacher's website for further details. Any version is acceptable.

Core Biology • [2018] Christe McMenomy
  Required Biology: Concepts and Connections
Neil A. Campbell, Janet B. Reece, Lawrence G. Mitchell, Martha R. Taylor

An alternative format (3-hole looseleaf) that is somewhat cheaper is available and may be substituted (ISBN 0321885325). eText versions are also available to buy or rent; be sure to purchase the correct edition for the length of the course (September 2017-May 2018). MasteringBiology access is not required as it adds significantly to the cost. Students may not substitute editions (e.g., students may NOT use edition 7 of the textbook for the 2017-2018 course).

Astronomy • [2018] Christe McMenomy
  Required Universe
Roger A. Freedman, robert M. Geller, William J. Kaufmann III

AP Biology Option • [2018] Christe McMenomy
  Required AP Biology Investigative Labs: An Inquiry-Based Approach Student Manual
The College Board

Item #110084587
  Required Illustrated Guide to Home Biology Experiments
Robert B. Thompson, Barbara F. Thompson

Lab materials for the lab section of the course may be purchased from a number of places. However, the Home Scientist website also offers several kits to supplement this text.
  Optional Home Biology Laboratory Kit BK01A
Robert B. and Barbara F. Thompson

The BK01A version of the biology kit contains most (but not all) equipment required to complete the AP level biology experiments for this course. While it is possible to secure individual items for each lab, and may be less expensive for students completing only the Honors option, you may find purchase the kit more convenient.

Core Chemistry • [2018] Christe McMenomy
  Required Chemistry and Chemical Reactivity - Hardcover
John C. Kotz, Paul M. GTreichel, John Townsend, David Treichel

The hardcover, softcover, and eBook versions of the ninth edition include all materials required for the course. This edition has been out for several years and should be widely available used. Because the HYDRID edition does not include homework problems and does require additional fees for OWL access, we do not recommend it for this course. No OWL access will be required for the Core Chemistry course or the AP Option.

AP Chemistry Option • [2018] Christe McMenomy
  Required Illustrated Guide to Home Chemistry Experiments
Robert Bruce Thompson

We will use this text as the basis of our chemistry lab efforts.
  Optional Home Chemistry Laboratory Kit CK01A
Robert B. and Barbara F. Thompson

The CK01A version of the chemistry kit contains most (but not all) equipment required to complete the AP level chemistry experiments for this course. While it is possible to secure individual items for each lab, and may be less expensive for students completing only the Honors option, you may find purchase the kit more convenient.

Core Physics • [2018] Christe McMenomy
  Required Physics: Principles with Applications
Donald C. Giancoli

Note: the link to the publisher's website offers an eText from VitalSource.com for a limited time period. Pearson no longer offers this text in printed format. However, it has been out for a number of years, and any printed (hardcover, softcover) or online version will be acceptable as long as it is the seventh edition.

AP Physics 1 and AP Physics 2 Option • [2018] Christe McMenomy
  Optional Physics: Principles with Applications AP Test Prep Workbook
Douglas C. Giancoli

This workbook was prepared for the previous edition of the text and may be available in used copies now. It contains exercises preparation for students planning on taking the AP text.


Courses in Literature
 
The Thought Plickens: Learning to Think Critically • [2018] Alexandra E. Dascalu
  Required
  Required Alice in Wonderland
Lewis Carroll Publisher: Norton Critical Edition

If possible there will be an online or PDF version available as well and posted to the website. If you are having trouble finding the edition, please contact me.
  Required Anne of Green Gables
L.M. Montgomery Publisher: Bantam Doubleday Dell

If possible there will be an online or PDF version available as well and posted to the website. If you are having trouble finding the edition, please contact me.
  Required The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
Mark Twain Publisher: Penguin Classics

If possible there will be an online or PDF version available as well and posted to the website. If you are having trouble finding the edition, please contact me.
  Required The Jungle Books
Rudyard Kipling Publisher: Oxford World Classics

If possible there will be an online or PDF version available as well and posted to the website. If you are having trouble finding the edition, please contact me.
  Required The Prince and the Pauper
Mark Twain Publisher: Penguin Classics

If possible there will be an online or PDF version available as well and posted to the website. If you are having trouble finding the edition, please contact me.
  Required The Princess and Curdie
George MacDonald Publisher: Create Space Publishing

If possible there will be an online or PDF version available as well and posted to the website. If you are having trouble finding the edition, please contact me.
  Required The Witch of Blackbird Pond
Elizabeth George Speare Publisher: Houghton Mifflin

If possible there will be an online or PDF version available as well and posted to the website. If you are having trouble finding the edition, please contact me.
  Required Treasure Island
Robert Louis Stevenson Publisher: Modern Library Classics

If possible there will be an online or PDF version available as well and posted to the website. If you are having trouble finding the edition, please contact me.
  Required Wind in the Willows
Kenneth Grahame Publisher: Modern Library

If possible there will be an online or PDF version available as well and posted to the website. If you are having trouble finding the edition, please contact me.

Fairy Tales, Myths and Folklore • [2018] Alexandra E. Dascalu
  Optional A Treasury of Irish Fairy and Folk Tales (Barnes & Noble Leatherbound Classic Collection)
Various Authors

The Textbook is OPTIONAL as online links to the assigned reading or a PDF version will be provided as well.
  Optional Bulfinch's Mythology (Barnes & Noble Classics Series)
by Thomas Bulfinch, Charles Martin (Introduction)

The Textbook is OPTIONAL as online links to the assigned reading or a PDF version will be provided as well.
  Optional Just So Stories - Illustrated Edition
Rudyard Kipling

The Textbook is OPTIONAL as online links to the assigned reading or a PDF version will be provided as well.
  Optional The Arabian Nights (New Deluxe Edition)
Anonymous, Husain Haddawy, Muhsin Mahdi Publisher: Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.

The Textbook is OPTIONAL as online links to the assigned reading or a PDF version will be provided as well.
  Optional The Complete Fairy Tales - Hans Christian Andersen (Wordsworth Special Editions)
Hans Christian Andersen

The Textbook is OPTIONAL as online links to the assigned reading or a PDF version will be provided as well.
  Optional The Complete Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm All-New Third Edition
Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm

The Textbook is OPTIONAL as online links to the assigned reading or a PDF version will be provided as well.

Summer Shakespeare I • [2018] Bruce McMenomy
  Required A Midsummer Night's Dream
William Shakespeare
  Required As You Like It
William Shakespeare
  Required Julius Caesar
William Shakespeare
  Required King Lear
William Shakespeare
  Required Richard II
William Shakespeare
  Required Romeo and Juliet
William Shakespeare
  Required The Merchant of Venice
William Shakespeare
  Required The Taming of the Shrew
William Shakespeare
  Required Twelfth Night
William Shakespeare
  Optional All of Shakespeare
Maurice Charney

NOT required. A convenient middle-weight overview of the whole Shakespeare corpus by a scholar and theorist of theater. Not as penetrating as Garber or Bloom, but somewhat more accessible.
  Optional Essential Shakespeare Handbook
Leslie Dunton-Downer, Alan Riding, Karen Wilks (Designer), Elizabeth Wyse (Editor)

NOT required. This book provides a systematic overview of the whole corpus of Shakespeare plays in an accessible and colorful form, with notes on famous performances, themes, settings, and other such details. It is very useful for a student first getting to know Shakespeare, and equally useful for an advanced student wanting to have the ability to see the corpus in outline.
  Optional Shakespeare After All
Marjorie Garber

NOT required. A useful book covering all of Shakespeare's plays critically and thoughtfully, aware of contemporary scholarly trends but not overly encumbered by them.
  Optional Shakespeare: The Invention of the Human
Harold Bloom

NOT Required. A celebrated and widely cited book, filled with Bloom's own highly personal approach to the various plays in the Shakespeare corpus. Appropriate for the more advanced general reader or the serious scholar; certain to be intimidating for the novice.
  Optional Will in the World: How Shakespeare Became Shakespeare
Stephen Greenblatt

NOT required. This is a fascinating recent biographical discussion of how Shakespeare's life may have shaped his work. All Shakespeare biography is chancy, and theories about Shakespearean authorship tend largely to divert us from the more serious issues of understanding his plays, but this study has some material relevance to the material at hand. Suitable for more mature readers; probably not appropriate for younger readers.

Looking at Middle-earth • [2018] Bruce McMenomy
  Required The Hobbit: or There and Back Again
J. R. R. Tolkien
  Required The Lord of the Rings
J. R. R. Tolkien

Any edition will suffice.
  Optional The Silmarillion
J. R. R. Tolkien

Not required, but the next logical step after reading The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings.

World Literature • [2018] Bruce McMenomy
  Required World Literature
Susan Wittig Albert, Richard Cohen, Rose Sallberg Kam, David Adams Leeming, Thomas Monsell, Carroll Moulton, Susanna Nied, Eileen Hillary Oshinsky

Be sure to obtained the revised edition as specified by the ISBN. Copies are available used at ridiculously low prices: do read the descriptions of their condition to avoid getting something that is just falling apart.

Western Literature to Dante • [2018] Bruce McMenomy
  Required Mimesis: The Representation of Reality in Western Literature
Erich Auerbach, Willard R. Trask (tr.)
  Required Ten Greek Plays in Contemporary Translations
Levy Lind

Please use this edition for the plays it includes; other translations will cause confusion in class.
  Required The Aeneid (Penguin Classics)
Virgil, David West

Please do not resort to other translations; they tend to cause confusion in class.
  Required The Consolation of Philosophy
Anicius Manlius Severinus Boëthius, tr. Victor Watts
  Required The Holy Bible: New International Translation
Various, NIV Commission (tr.)

You need some translation of the Bible for this course, preferably a reasonably modern one; it need not be this edition or even this translation. I value the New International Version for its literal accuracy, though its language tends to be rather stiff and sometime slanted; the King James Version, while beautiful and a work of genius in its day, is laden with numerous pitfalls for the modern reader. The Revised Standard Version is reasonably sound, if you can get it; the New Revised Standard Version is riddled with politically motivated compromises of every sort. Other options would be the Jerusalem Bible or the New English Bible.
  Required The Iliad (Penguin Classics)
Homer, Robert Fagles

Please do not resort to other translations; doing so makes referring to pages impossible, and creates unnecessary storms of opinion relating to translated forms. You may get any other edition of the Fagles translation required, though.
  Required The Nibelungenlied: Prose Translation
Anonymous, A. T. Hatto (tr.)

Please do not resort to other translations of this work; they tend to create confusions in class.
  Required The Odyssey (Penguin Classics)
Homer, D. C. H. Rieu, Peter V. Jones, E. V. Rieu

Please do not resort to other translations; they are likely to create confusion in class.
  Required The Portable Dante
Dante Alighieri, Mark Musa (tr.)

Please do not resort to other translations of this: it tends to create confusion in class. In addition, many other translations of Dante's Divine Comedy are very stilted and awkward, creating tonal and dictional problems of their own.
  Required The Saga of the Volsungs (Penguin Classics)
Anonymous, Jesse L. Byock

Please do not resort to other translations if possible: it tends to create confusion in class. (The translation by William Morris and Eirikr Magnusson is very archaic in diction and hence quite difficult for many students to read.)
  Required The Song of Roland (Penguin Classics)
Anonymous, Glyn S. Burgess (tr.)

Please do not resort to other translations if possible; they tend to cause confusions in class.
  Required Western Literature to Dante: A Parents' Guide
Bruce A. McMenomy

This is a handbook I have prepared for parents who have enrolled for the course, or who are considering it. It gives a complete rundown of course elements, pedagogical goals, study techniques, and background material on each unit to help parents evaluate the course's suitability or to guide their children through it.
  Optional Mythology: Timeless Tales of Gods and Heroes
Edith Hamilton

Not required, but encouraged for those who have no background in mythology: have this read over the summer.
  Optional The Story of King Arthur and His Knights (Dover Storybooks for Children)
Howard Pyle

Not required, but students who have no background in the Arthurian tales may benefit from reading this through before the second half of the course.

English Literature • [2018] Bruce McMenomy
  Required England in Literature (Macbeth Edition)
Helen McDonnell, John Pfordresher, Gladys Veidemanis

If you cannot secure the Macbeth edition, the Hamlet edition is acceptable as well - merely make sure that you also have the optional Folger version of Macbeth listed below. That accounts for the only differences between the two volumes.

This book is now out of print, as Scott, Foresman has been assimilated by Prentice-Hall. Used copies are available.

  Required Much Ado About Nothing (Folger Shakespeare Library)
William Shakespeare

Please use this edition only. Unannotated editions of Shakespeare usually spell disaster for student comprehension, while using different texts (which often vary substantively) will merely create confusion in class.
  Required Richard III (Folger Shakespeare Library)
William Shakespeare

Please use this edition. Other editions are not acceptable for various reasons: chief among them the fact that unannotated texts tend to be impenetrable for the younger student.
  Optional A Tale of Two Cities (Penguin Classics)
Charles Dickens

This or Great Expectations is required for the class. You do not need to acquire both, though you may. Any unabridged version of the novel will suffice.
  Optional England in Literature (Hamlet Edition)
Helen McDonnell, John Pfordresher, Gladys Veidemanis

NOTE: This is presented as an alternative if you cannot find the Macbeth edition. It is not otherwise needed. If you get this volume rather than the Macbeth edition, please ALSO secure the Folger Library Macbeth given as optional below.
  Optional Frankenstein: Or the Modern Prometheus (Penguin Classics)
Mary Shelley

You may use any complete text of this book you have available. You should get either this or Pride and Prejudice, though you may read both.
  Optional Great Expectations (Penguin Classics)
Charles Dickens

This or A Tale of Two Cities is required for the class. You need not get both, though of course you may. Any unabridged edition is sufficient.
  Optional Macbeth (Folger Shakespeare Library)
William Shakespeare

NOTE: Not normally required. This is offered as an alternative for those who buy the Hamlet Edition of the textbook. If you have the Macbeth Edition, it is not necessary.
  Optional Pride and Prejudice (Penguin Classics)
Jane Austen

This or Mary Shelley's Frankenstein is required for the class; you need not get both (though you are free to do so).

American Literature • [2018] Bruce McMenomy
  Required A Man for All Seasons (Vintage International)
Robert Bolt

You may use any complete text edition of this play.
  Required Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (Norton Critical Edition)
Mark Twain, Thomas Cooley

Please do not substitute another edition for this one. We will be using critical materials unique to this edition for class.
  Required Moby-Dick (Norton Critical Editions)
Herman Melville, Hershel Parker (Editor)

Please do not substitute any other edition. We will be using the special critical material unique to this volume, unavailable in other editions.
  Required The Crucible (Penguin Classics)
Arthur Miller, Christopher Bigsby

You may use any complete edition of this play.
  Required The Old Man and The Sea
Ernest Hemingway

You may use any available copy of this book.
  Required The Red Badge of Courage (Norton Critical Editions)
Stephen Crane, Eric Carl Link (Editor), Donald Pizer (Editor)

Please do not substitute another edition for this one. We will be using the unique materials available in this particular edition for class.
  Required The Scarlet Letter and Other Writings (Norton Critical Editions)
Nathaniel Hawthorne, Leland S. Person

Please do not substitute another edition of this book. We will be using the unique critical material in this volume, unavailable in other editions.
  Required The United States in Literature (Three Long Stories)
James E. Miller Jr., Kerry M. Wood, Carlota Cardenas de Dwyer

Please get this edition. If you cannot find the Three Long Stories edition, the other one will do, but you will need to track down those three stories in some other format.

Senior English (Literature) • [2018] Bruce McMenomy
  Required An Experiment in Criticism
C. S. Lewis

Any edition of this book will do.
  Required Anton Chekhov's Selected Plays (Norton Critical Editions)
Anton Chekhov, Laurence Senelick (Translator)

Please get this edition specifically. We will be using the unique critical materials in the back for various class activities.
  Required Billy Budd and Other Tales
Hermann Melville, Joyce Carol Oates
  Required Copenhagen
Michael Frayn
  Required Emma (Norton Critical Edition)
Jane Austen

Please get this edition specifically. We will be using the unique critical materials in the back for various class activities.
  Required Ethan Frome: Authoritative Text Backgrounds and Contexts Criticism (Norton Critical Editions)
Edith Wharton, Kristin O. Lauer, Cynthia Griffin Wolff

Please get this edition specifically. We will be using the unique critical materials in the back for various class activities.
  Required Fathers and Children (Norton Critical Edition)
Ivan Turgenev, ed. Michael R. Katz

It is essential to get this edition of the book. Other versions are not going to provide the correct critical material for our class discussions.
  Required Hamlet: An Authoritative Text, Intellectual Backgrounds, Extracts from the Sources, Essays in Criticism (Norton Critical Editions)
William Shakespeare

Please get this edition specifically. We will be using the unique critical materials in the back for various class activities.
  Required Heart of Darkness (Case Studies in Contemporary Criticism)
Joseph Conrad, Ross Murfin (Editor)

Please get this edition specifically. We will be using the unique critical materials in the back for various class activities.
  Required Henry IV, Part 2 (Folger Shakespeare Library)
William Shakespeare

Please get this edition specifically. We will be using the unique critical materials for various class activities.
  Required Henry IV, Part I (Folger Shakespeare Library)
William Shakespeare

Please get this edition specifically. We will be using the unique critical materials for various class activities.
  Required Henry V (Folger Shakespeare Library)
William Shakespeare

Please get this edition specifically. We will be using the unique critical materials for various class activities.
  Required Ibsen's Selected Plays (Norton Critical Editions)
Henrik Ibsen, Brian Johnston (Editor)

Please get this edition specifically. We will be using the unique critical materials in the back for various class activities.
  Required Iphigenia; Phaedra; Athaliah (Penguin Classics)
Jean Baptiste Racine

Any complete text of this play in a reasonable translation will suffice.
  Required Measure for Measure (Folger Shakespeare Library)
William Shakespeare
  Required Perrine's Sound and Sense: An Introduction to Poetry
Thomas R. Arp, Greg Johnson

It is imperative that you get and use this edition only. It is signficantly changed from previous editions.
  Required Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead (Anniversary Edition)
Tom Stoppard

Any complete edition of this play will suffice.
  Required Ten Greek Plays in Contemporary Translations
Levy Lind (ed.)
  Required The Cid, Cinna, The Theatrical Illusion (Penguin Classics)
Pierre Corneille, John Cairncross

Any complete edition of this play will suffice.
  Required The Complete Greek Tragedies: Euripides I
David Grene (Editor), Richmond Lattimore (Editor)
  Required The Great Gatsby
F. Scott Fitzgerald
  Required The House of the Seven Gables (Norton Critical Edition)
Nathaniel Hawthorne, Robert S. Levine (Editor)

Please get this edition specifically. We will be using the unique critical materials in the back for various class activities.
  Required The Life of the Drama
Eric Bentley
  Required The Misanthrope and Other Plays (Signet Classics)
Jean-Baptiste Moliere, Donald M. Frame

Any complete edition of the play will suffice.
  Required The Remains of the Day
Kazuo Ishiguro
  Required The Rhetoric of Fiction
Wayne C. Booth

A reasonable search online or through Amazon’s secondary dealers can often turn up inexpensive used copies of this volume.
  Required The Sorrows of Young Werther (Penguin Classics)
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, Michael Hulse (Translator)
  Required The Waste Land (Norton Critical Editions)
T. S. Eliot, Michael North (Editor)

Please get this edition specifically. We will be using the unique critical materials in the back for various class activities.
  Required Till We Have Faces: A Myth Retold
C. S. Lewis

Any edition of this work is fine.
  Required War and Peace
Leo Tolstoy, Richard Pevear and Larissa Volokhonsky, tr.

Any complete version will suffice, but I strongly recommend this version or the Dunnigan version (from Signet) for readability. The Maude translation is very dated and rather painful to read.
  Required Wuthering Heights (Case Studies in Contemporary Criticism)
Emily Bronte, Linda H. Peterson

Please get this edition specifically. We will be using the unique critical materials in the back for various class activities.
  Optional 100 Words Almost Everyone Confuses and Misuses
Editors of the American Heritage Dictionaries

Highly recommended for writing guidance on questions of usage. Not strictly required.

Western Literature to Dante II • [2018] Bruce McMenomy
  Required Greek Lyrics
Richmond Lattimore, ed.

Used versions of this book are available for about $2.00 through Amazon (the SO Bookstore), and it is also widely available at larger libraries.
  Required Parzival: A Romance of the Middle Ages
Wolfram von Eschenbach, Helen M. Mustard (tr.), Charles E. Passage (tr.)

I really don't care overly whether you get this one or the equivalent Penguin version; I slightly prefer this one myself. Either way, however, you can get them used for fairly little. The work is long enough that you probably don't want to have to read it online.
  Required The Cosmographia of Bernardus Silvestris
Bernardus Silvestris, Winthrop Wetherbee (tr.)

I've listed this as required because it's virtually impossible to find any other way. You are welcome to use any edition you can find, however. (Warning: the Latin original text is available as well, but is dizzyingly difficult.)
  Required The Discarded Image
C. S. Lewis

This book will be required, though any edition is acceptable. (I've listed the Canto edition of 1994, but it was published through the main Cambridge University Press series much earlier.)
  Required The Quest of the Holy Grail
Anon., Pauline M. Mararasso, tr.

This is not available many other places, which is why I've listed it as required. The Matarasso translation has been out there for years, though, and there should be many copies available used for a pittance.
  Required The Romance of the Rose
Guillaume de Lorris, Jean de Meung, tr. Dahlberg

I'm not really insisting on a particular translation, so you can pick and choose, but some version is necessary. This is a big work, so give yourself some lead time.
  Required The Romance of Tristan
Beroul, Alan S. Fedrick (tr.)

I've listed this as required so that you'll make sure you're getting the Beroul version, but if you can find it elsewhere, I don't really mind. It's important not to mistake it for any of the many other Tristan stories out there.
  Required Tristan
Gottfried von Strassburg

Since this is not widely available, I've listed it as required here, but anywhere you can get it is fine. It is long enough that even if it were readily available online, you'd probably rather not have to read it that way.
  Optional Arthurian Romances
Chrétien de Troyes, Carleton W. Carroll (tr.)

There are a number of versions out there; David Staines' is also quite acceptable. This one is somewhat more economical, and there are used versions available. The texts of most of the romances are also available online.
  Optional Categories and De Interpretatione
Aristotle, J. L. Ackrill (tr.)

These works are also available online if you don't want to pay for this (rather shockingly expensive) edition; Ackrill's notes really are superior, however, so this is strongly recommended. The work is available used from about $10.00.
  Optional Edda (Prose Edda)
Snorri Sturluson

The text here is one of several convenient versions; it is also available online in other translations.
  Optional Greek Tragedies, vol. 2: The Libation Bearers (Aeschylus), Electra (Sophocles), Iphigenia in Tauris, Electra, and The Trojan Women (Euripides)
Aeschylus, Sophocles, Euripides, David Greene

Some versions of both Sophocles' and Euripides' Electra are required. This is one accessible form; the plays are also available online, though I recommend against the very old Morehead translations.
  Optional Greek Tragedies, vol. 2: The Libation Bearers (Aeschylus), Electra (Sophocles), Iphigenia in Tauris, Electra, and The Trojan Women (Euripides)
Aeschylus, Sophocles, Euripides, David Greene

Some versions of both Sophocles' and Euripides' Electra are required. This is one accessible form; the plays are also available online, though I recommend against the very old Morehead translations.
  Optional La Vita Nuova
Dante Alighieri, Barbara Reynolds (tr.)

You are also welcome to use the Mark Musa version (published separately or as part of the Portable Dante).
  Optional Njal's Saga (sometimes The Saga of Burnt Njal).
Anon., Robert Cook, tr.

The older Magnusson version from Penguin is equally acceptable; the text is also available online at the Internet Sacred Texts Archive.
  Optional On the Good Life
Cicero, Michael Grant

We'll be reading the Somnium Scipionis (Scipio's Dream) from this. There are a number of versions available online, though Grant's translation is quite accessible.
  Optional Poems of the Elder Edda
Anon., Patricia Terry (tr.)

Terry's translation is lively and engaging. You may read these poems here or in the Hollander edition; unless you are a real maven of things Nordic you probably don't need both. You can also find the relevant poems online, so don't really need to buy any.
  Optional Statius, Charles Stanley Ross (tr.)
The Thebaid: Seven Against Thebes

We'll be spending several weeks on this, and it's hefty and long: you'll probably want a hard copy. This version is available used in paperback for a reasonable price. Any other version is acceptable, though it is somewhat difficult to find, and is fairly hard to locate in a readable edition online.
  Optional The Argonautika: The Story of Jason and the Quest for the Golden Fleece
Apollonios Rhodios, Peter Green, tr.

I offer this as a verse alternative to the Penguin Rieu version. It is somewhat more expensive, though there are copies listing for less than a dollar through the Amazon site. You do NOT need both this and the Rieu.
  Optional The Comedies
Terence, Betty Radice (tr.)

These plays are available in many editions and online. You may read these plays in any format that's available; this is a fairly convenient one with a good solid (and readable) translation if you want the physical book. Make sure you get both the Hecyra and the Adelphoe.
  Optional The Frogs and Other Plays
Aristophanes, David Barrett (tr.)

Some reasonable modern version of this play is required; this edition is available cheaply in quantity. One can also elect to use a library edition or to read the play online.
  Optional The Lais of Marie de France
Marie de France, Glyn S. Burgess (tr.)

You will need some version containing the various Lais. There is also a version in the Everyman Library, and some online. I don't care much which one you use.
  Optional The Plays of Roswitha
Roswitha von Gandersheim

There are various editions of this to be found here and there; you are certainly welcome to use any version you like, including the online edition in the Mediaeval Sourcebook site at Fordham.
  Optional The Poetic Edda
Anon., Lee M. Hollander, tr.

This is probably well worth getting if you like this kind of material: Hollander's notes are extensive and intriguing, and his translation is probably better than any other out there for accuracy. I am also listing the Terry translation, however, if you would like an alternative.
  Optional The Pot of Gold and Other Plays
Plautus, E. F. Watling (tr.)

I really don't care whether you read this in a book or online. If you want the hard copy, this is a reasonable edition. We need both the Menaechmi (contained herein) and the Amphitruo (Amphitryo, Amphitryon, in different editions), one way or the other. Reasonably cheap used copies are available at Amazon.
  Optional The Rope and Other Plays
Plautus, E. F. Watling (tr.)

As with the Menaechmi, I offer this as a convenience: you may read the play online or in another edition if you prefer. Inexpensive copies are available at Amazon.
  Optional The Shorter Socratic Writings
Xenophon, Robert C. Bartlett, ed. and tr.

Some edition of the Apology of Socrates (Xenophon's account, not Plato's!) is required. This is offered in case you want to own your own, but it is short and freely available through the Perseus Project.
  Optional The Voyage of Argo: The Argonautica
Apollonius of Rhodes, E. V. Rieu (ed., tr.)

Some edition of the Argonautica is required. It's less available online than some other works in this course, and it's long enough that you'd probably rather not read it all from the screen. I don't really care, however, which edition you use. This is a prose translation. I have also listed a verse translation by Peter Green, but it is somewhat more expensive.
  Optional Timaeus and Critias
Plato, Desmond Lee (tr.)

Some edition of the Timaeus is required; one may read it from a library edition, some other reasonably modern translation of published independently or in a collected Plato.
  Optional Two Lives of Charlemagne
Einhard, Notker the Stammerer, David Ganz (ed., tr.)

We'll be reading the Einhard half of this. It is available any number of places online, and the older Penguin edition will certainly suffice.


Courses in History
 
United States History • [2018] Holli Manzo
  Required A Patriot's History of the United States
Larry Schweikart, Michael Allen

There are by now various editions of this text. I have the 2007 edition, and all page numbers listed in course materials are based on that text, but most any edition should be acceptable.
  Required A People's History of the United States
Howard Zinn

There are many editions of this text, and any will serve. I have the 4th edition, and page numbers listed are for that version, but any will be fine. Oftentimes old editions can be found quite cheaply in used bookstores.

World History I • [2018] Bruce McMenomy
  Required A History of World Societies
John P. McKay, Bennett D. Hill, John Buckler, Patricia Buckley Ebrey, Roger B. Beck, Clare Haru Crowston, Merry E. Wiesner-Hanks

No earlier editions, please. Used versions of the current (ninth) edition are entirely acceptable, however, and are available at a substantial reduction in price. Renting the book from Amazon.com or purchasing it as an e-book is also possible. The volume linked is the combined volume, for the whole two years of the course.

World History II • [2018] Bruce McMenomy
  Required A History of World Societies
John P. McKay, Bennett D. Hill, John Buckler, Patricia Buckley Ebrey, Roger B. Beck, Clare Haru Crowston, Merry E. Wiesner-Hanks

No earlier editions, please. Used versions of the current (ninth) edition are entirely acceptable, however, and are available at a substantial reduction in price. Renting the book from Amazon.com or purchasing it as an e-book is also possible. The volume linked is the combined volume, for the whole two years of the course.


Courses in Government
 
American Government • [2018] Holli Manzo
  Required Constitution of the United States of America.
James Madison et al.

Obviously this text is widely available, including many full-text online versions, one of which is linked here. Any version will serve, so long as the student can refer to it easily. Annotated versions, in any form, are welcome but not required. See course description for further details on course materials.


Courses in Writing
 
Cursus Scriptorum: Writing With Honors • [2018] Bruce McMenomy
  Required The Elements of Style
William Strunk, EB White

We selected this classic handbook of style for its high quality and its wide availability---no copy should cost more than ten dollars, if that, and it should be available in almost any bookstore. Any edition will serve.
  Optional A Writer's Reference
Diana Hacker

This can be quite an expensive book to buy new. Prior editions and used copies are entirely acceptable. You may also use another reputable grammar book for reference as well, such as one of the many editions of Warriner's Grammar and Composition.

Molding Your Prose • [2018] Bruce McMenomy
No texts are listed for this course at this time.



Courses in Programming
 
Introduction to Programming with Scratch • [2018] Christe McMenomy
  Required Starting From Scratch
Jeremy Scott


Courses in ModernLanguages
 
French 1 • [2018] Alexandra E. Dascalu
  Required D'accord 1, 2015, Langue et culture du Monde Francophone, Vista Higher Learning
Vista Higher Learning

Please also gain access to the supersite.
  Required D'accord 1, 2015, Supersite and Cahier Interactif codes

French 2 • [2018] Alexandra E. Dascalu
  Required D'accord 1, 2011, Supersite and Cahier Interactif codes


ISBN: 978167679377 Please purchase package directly from the publisher, Vista Higher Learning. We use D'accord Level 1 for part of the year and D'accord Level 2 for the second part of the year. http://vistahigherlearning.com/students/store/french-programs/daccord-level-one.html
  Required D'accord 2, 2011, Supersite and Cahier Interactif codes


ISBN: 9781617679391 Please purchase the package directly from Vista Higher Learning. We begin D'accord 2 around February, http://vistahigherlearning.com/students/store/french-programs/daccord-level-two.html


Courses in Philosophy
 
Reasoning • [2018] Karl Oles
No texts are listed for this course at this time.


Formal Logic • [2018] Karl Oles
  Required An Introduction to Formal Logic
Peter Smith

Make sure you get an edition dated April 2009 or later. There were significant corrections from the original edition.


Textbooks for both Summer and Academic Year 2017 Courses

Courses in Latin
 
Latin I • [2017] Bruce McMenomy
  Required Wheelock's Latin, Seventh Edition
Wheelock Frederick M., LaFleur Richard A.
  Required Workbook for Wheelock's Latin, 3rd Edition, Revised (Paperback)
Paul T. Comeau, Richard A. LaFleur

Students must have a new, entirely unmarked copy of this workbook for their own personal use.
  Optional A Comprehensive Guide to Wheelock's Latin: Newly Revised for Wheelock's 6th Edition
Dale A. Grote

Optional: Dr. Grote's extended descriptions and notes on Wheelock's Latin have been out there for many years now, and many students find his clear and thorough explanations a useful supplement to the basic textbook.
  Optional Vocabulary Cards and Grammatical Forms Summary for Wheelock's Latin
Richard A. LaFleur, Brad Tillery

Optional: the real benefits of making vocabulary cards for yourself may be outweighed by the possibility that you simply won't do so. If that's likely, you may want to invest in these.

Latin Tutorial - Summer • [2017] Emily Marie Gassman
No texts are listed for this course at this time.


Latin Tutorial • [2017] Mattias Gassman
  Required Wheelock's Latin, Seventh Revised Ed.
Frederic M. Wheelock, Richard A. LaFleur

Other books may be added as arranged with each student.

Latin II • [2017] Bruce McMenomy
  Required Wheelock's Latin, Seventh Revised Ed.
Frederic M. Wheelock, Richard A. LaFleur

(Earlier notes relating to the sixth edition are irrelevant now, since everyone should have started with the seventh edition in Latin I.)
  Required Workbook for Wheelock's Latin, 3rd Edition
Paul T. Comeau, Richard A. LaFleur

This is the version of the workbook selected to go with the edition with which the student began: most students should already have their own personal copy, with the chapters for this course unmarked.
  Optional A Comprehensive Guide to Wheelock's Latin: Newly Revised for Wheelock's 6th Edition
Dale A. Grote

Optional: Dr. Grote's extended descriptions and notes on Wheelock's Latin have been out there for many years now, and many students find his clear and thorough explanations a useful supplement to the basic textbook.
  Optional Vocabulary Cards and Grammatical Forms Summary for Wheelock's Latin
Richard A. LaFleur, Brad Tillery

Optional: the real benefits of making vocabulary cards for yourself may be outweighed by the possibility that you simply won't do so. If that's likely, you may want to invest in these.

Accelerated Latin I-II • [2017] Bruce McMenomy
  Required Wheelock's Latin, Seventh Edition
Frederick M. Wheelock, Richard A. Lafleur
  Optional Vocabulary Cards and Grammatical Forms Summary for Wheelock's Latin
Richard A. LaFleur, Brad Tillery

Optional: the real benefits of making vocabulary cards for yourself may be outweighed by the possibility that you simply won't do so. If that's likely, you may want to invest in these.

Latin III • [2017] Bruce McMenomy
  Required Aeneas to Augustus
Mason Hammond, Anne Amory
  Required Ancient Rome: An Introductory History
Paul A. Zoch
  Required Handbook to Life in Ancient Rome
Lesley Adkins, Roy A. Adkins
  Required Syntactical Mechanics
Bruce A. McMenomy

Latin IV (Caesar and Vergil) • [2017] Bruce McMenomy
  Required Caesar: Selections from his Commentarii De Bello Gallico
Hans-Friedrich Mueller, G. Julius Caesar
  Required Syntactical Mechanics
Bruce A. McMenomy

This book is also required for Latin III, so continuing students will already have a copy.
  Required Vergil's Aeneid: Expanded Collection
P. Vergilius Maro, Barbara W. Boyd

This OR the other Aeneid edition is required. I've listed this one as required because it's less expensive and more comprehensive. Do not feel obliged to buy this one, however, if you've already acquired the other.
  Required Why Vergil?: A Collection of Interpretations
Stephanie Quinn
  Optional Vergil's Aeneid: Selected Readings from Books 1, 2, 4, and 6
Barbara W. Boyd, P. Vergilius Maro

SOME version of this text is necessary, and it has to contain the lines required (the older Boyd version does not). On the other hand, the price of this has gone through the roof, and it has been replaced in the Bolchazy-Carducci lineup with the Aeneid Expanded Collection, which I've also listed here, for a much more reasonable price.

Latin V (Latin Literature) • [2017] Bruce McMenomy
  Required Allen and Greenough's New Latin Grammar
J. B. Greenough, G. L. Kittredge, A. A. Howard, Benj. L. D'Ooge, Anne Mahoney

The hardbound copy may be substituted
  Required Horace: Selected Odes and Satire
Q. Horatius Flaccus, Ronnie Ancona
  Required Writing Passion: A Catullus Reader
C. Valerius Catullus, Ronnie Ancona
  Optional Collins Gem Latin Dictionary : Second Edition
D. A. Kidd

Some satisfactory Latin dictionary is required. This is probably the cheapest for the coverage it provides. It will not replace the larger research dictionaries, but at the same time it is only a fraction of the price.
  Optional Latin Dictionary Founded on Andrew's Edition of Freund's Latin Dictionary
Charlton T. Lewis, Charles Short, William Freund

This is one of the larger (and more expensive) dictionaries available for serious Latinists. Unlike the larger and more recent Oxford Latin Dictionary, its range extends up to about 600 A. D., and so is more useful for those interested in Mediaeval Latin. Definitely not required, though some suitable dictionary is required.
  Optional Oxford Latin Dictionary
P. G. W. Glare

Emphatically not required, this is probably the most comprehensive Classical Latin dictionary avaiable in English today; it is also the most expensive. Its coverage does not extend much beyond A.D. 200, however, and so it is probably not as useful as Lewis and Short for those who want to pursue later Latin.


Courses in Greek
 
Greek I • [2017] Timothy Dean
  Required Greek: An Intensive Course
Hardy Hansen, Gerald M. Quinn

This is the second revised edition. Please note. Earlier editions are not going to work for us. You may choose to get instead the hardback copy of the second edition, but that's up to you.
  Optional Greek New Testament: With English Introduction including Greek/English dictionary
Kurt Aland (editor)

This is optional, but our students often ask for a recommendation for a Greek New Testament. Most students can read it reasonably easily by the end of the first year, with just the help of some vocabulary support.

Greek III • [2017] Bruce McMenomy
  Required A Greek Reader for Schools
C. E. Freeman, W. D. Lowe

This is a reprint of a much older book, but still a solid selection of readings which are both entertaining and conducive to the development of fluency. Most of the passages have been edited somewhat from their original forms (Herodotus' Ionic dialect has been systematically Atticized throughout), but the work is solid and tractable.
  Required Plato: Apology
Plato, James J. Helm (Editor)
  Optional An Intermediate Greek-English Lexicon, Founded upon the 7th ed. of Liddell and Scott's Greek-English Lexicon
H. G. Liddell, Robert Scott

This is enough of a Greek lexicon to carry the student through an undergraduate career in classics and well into graduate school. It is not required for this course, but it will always be helpful and will not quickly become obsolete. It is worth noting that there are iPad and iPhone/iPod Touch versions of the full Liddell and Scott (which retails for about $200 if you can find it on sale) for two or three dollars. If you have the necessary hardware, this is a very congenial solution to the lexicon problem.
  Optional Greek Grammar
Herbert Weir Smyth, Gordon M. Messing

Not absolutely required, but very strongly recommended. If you have funds to buy only one non-required volume for Greek, this should be it. Revised edition.
  Optional N. Marinone
All the Greek Verbs

Not required, but this volume is worth its weight in frustration: it locates verbs according to their (often wildly divergent) principal parts.


Courses in Mathematics
 
Algebra 1 • [2017] James Caleb Dean
  Required Discovering Algebra: An Investigative Approach
Jerald Murdock, Ellen Kamischke, and Eric Kamischke
  Required TI-NSpire Calculator


There are several models of the TI-nspire; the standard model is fine for this class. This handheld device should last through college.

Geometry • [2017] Art Mabbott
  Required Discovering Geometry
Michael Serra

ISBN 13: 978-1-46525-502-0
  Required The Geometer's Sketchpad - Student Edition
Nick Jakiw

ISBN 13: 978-1-60440-094-6

The latest version (5) of the software is available for download to licensed users of Geometer's Sketchpad for from Dyanmic Geometry.  Check this site to determine your current version and follow the instructions to update if you wish.


Algebra 2 (Advanced Algebra) • [2017] Art Mabbott
  Required Discovering Advanced Algebra: An Investigative Approach
Jerald Murdock, Ellen Kamischke, and Eric Kamischke

ISBN 13: 978-1-55953-984-5
  Required TI-NSPIRE (either Numeric or CAS)
Texas Instruments
  Optional The Geometer's Sketchpad - Student Edition
Nick Jakiw

ISBN 13: 978-1-60440-094-6

The latest version (5) of the software is available for download to licensed users of Geometer's Sketchpad for from Dyanmic Geometry. Check this site to determine your current version and follow the instructions to update if you wish.


Pre-Calculus with Trigonometry • [2017] Art Mabbott
  Required Pre-Calculus with Trigonometry: Concepts and Applications
Paul A. Foerster

This text brings an effective & modern approach to the learning of advanced mathematics.
  Required TI-NSpire Calculator (Either the NUMERIC OR CAS VERSION)
  Optional The Geometer's Sketchpad - Student Edition
Nick Jakiw

ISBN 13: 978-1-60440-094-6

The latest version (5) of the software is available for download to licensed users of Geometer's Sketchpad for from Dyanmic Geometry. Check this site to determine your current version and follow the instructions to update if you wish.


Calculus • [2017] Fred Williams
  Optional Calculus Made Easy
Sylvanus P. Thompson
  Optional Calculus: Concepts and Applications
Paul A. Foerster

Textbook replacement is expected


Courses in Science
 
Natural Science I • [2017] Christe McMenomy
No texts are listed for this course at this time.


Introduction to Biology • [2017] Christe McMenomy
  Required Get Ready for Biology
Lori K. Garrett

Natural Science II • [2017] Christe McMenomy
No texts are listed for this course at this time.


IntroChemistry: The Chemical History of the Candle • [2017] Christe McMenomy
  Required The Chemical History of the Candle
Michael Faraday

Several editions of this book are available, including a downloadable PDF version. See the teacher's website for further details. Any version is acceptable.

Honors/AP Biology • [2017] Christe McMenomy
  Required AP Biology Investigative Labs: An Inquiry-Based Approach Student Manual
The College Board

Item #110084587
  Required Biology: Concepts and Connections
Neil A. Campbell, Janet B. Reece, Lawrence G. Mitchell, Martha R. Taylor

An alternative format (3-hole looseleaf) that is somewhat cheaper is available and may be substituted (ISBN 0321885325). eText versions are also available to buy or rent; be sure to purchase the correct edition for the length of the course (September 2017-May 2018). MasteringBiology access is not required as it adds significantly to the cost. Students may not substitute editions (e.g., students may NOT use edition 7 of the textbook for the 2017-2018 course).
  Required Illustrated Guide to Home Biology Experiments
Robert B. Thompson, Barbara F. Thompson

Lab materials for the lab section of the course may be purchased from a number of places. However, the Home Scientist website also offers several kits to supplement this text.
  Required Student Study Guide for Biology: Concepts and Connections
Liebert, Campbell, Reece, Taylor, Simon, Dickey

STUDY GUIDE WARNING: I have placed this book on optional status; this is the 7th edition; as of 1 August 2017, there does not appear to be a study guide to accompany the 8th edition as the publisher moves to online tools. Most exercises will apply to the 8th edition, however, and some students may find completing related exercises useful as a personal study aid.
  Optional Home Biology Laboratory Kit BK01A
Robert B. and Barbara F. Thompson

The BK01A version of the biology kit contains most (but not all) equipment required to complete the AP level biology experiments for this course. While it is possible to secure individual items for each lab, and may be less expensive for students completing only the Honors option, you may find purchase the kit more convenient.

Introduction to Physics: The Forces of Nature • [2017] Christe McMenomy
  Required On the Various Forces of Nature
Michael Faraday

Available in free ePUB format at https://archive.org/details/onvariousforceso00farauoft or at https://archive.org/details/onthevariousforc007796mbp
  Required Understand Physics: Teach Yourself
Jim Breithaupt

Astronomy • [2017] Christe McMenomy
  Required Universe
Roger A. Freedman, robert M. Geller, William J. Kaufmann III

Honors/AP Chemistry • [2017] Christe McMenomy
  Required Chemistry and Chemical Reactivity - Hardcover
John C. Kotz, Paul M. GTreichel, John Townsend, David Treichel

The hardcover, softcover, and eBook versions of the ninth edition include all materials required for the course. This edition has been out for several years and should be widely available used. Because the HYDRID edition does not include homework problems and does require additional fees for OWL access, we do not recommend it for this course. No OWL access will be required for the 2017-2018 SO Chemistry course.
  Required Illustrated Guide to Home Chemistry Experiments
Robert Bruce Thompson

We will use this text as the basis of our chemistry lab efforts.
  Optional Chemistry and Chemical Reactivity - Hybrid/Soft Cover
James C. Kotz, Paul M. Treichel, John R. Townsend, David A. Treichel

This paperback version of the text is a hybrid version, with some parts of the text online (available only through OWL access). Do not


Courses in Literature
 
Looking at Middle-earth • [2017] Bruce McMenomy
  Required The Hobbit: or There and Back Again
J. R. R. Tolkien
  Required The Lord of the Rings
J. R. R. Tolkien

Any edition will suffice.
  Optional The Silmarillion
J. R. R. Tolkien

Not required, but the next logical step after reading The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings.

Summer Shakespeare III • [2017] Bruce McMenomy
  Required Cymbeline
William Shakespeare

Please be sure to get this edition.
  Required Henry VIII
William Shakespeare

Please be sure to get this edition
  Required King John
William Shakespeare

Please be sure to get this edition.
  Required Othello
William Shakespeare

Please be sure to get this edition.
  Required Pericles, Prince of Tyre
William Shakespeare

Please get this edition.
  Required Timon of Athens
William Shakespeare

Please be sure to get this edition.
  Required Titus Andronicus
William Shakespeare

Please be sure to get this edition.
  Required Troilus and Cressida
William Shakespeare

Please be sure to get this edition.
  Required Two Gentlemen of Verona
William Shakespeare

Please be sure to get this edition

The Thought Plickens: Learning to Think Critically • [2017] Alexandra E. Dascalu
  Required Alice in Wonderland
Lewis Carroll Publisher: Norton Critical Edition

If possible there will be an online or PDF version available as well and posted to the website. If you are having trouble finding the edition, please contact me.
  Required Anne of Green Gables
L.M. Montgomery Publisher: Bantam Doubleday Dell

If possible there will be an online or PDF version available as well and posted to the website. If you are having trouble finding the edition, please contact me.
  Required Swallows and Amazons
Arthur Ransome Publisher: David R. Godine Publishing

If possible there will be an online or PDF version available as well and posted to the website. If you are having trouble finding the edition, please contact me.
  Required The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
Mark Twain Publisher: Penguin Classics

If possible there will be an online or PDF version available as well and posted to the website. If you are having trouble finding the edition, please contact me.
  Required The Jungle Books
Rudyard Kipling Publisher: Oxford World Classics

If possible there will be an online or PDF version available as well and posted to the website. If you are having trouble finding the edition, please contact me.
  Required The Prince and the Pauper
Mark Twain Publisher: Penguin Classics

If possible there will be an online or PDF version available as well and posted to the website. If you are having trouble finding the edition, please contact me.
  Required The Princess and Curdie
George MacDonald Publisher: Create Space Publishing

If possible there will be an online or PDF version available as well and posted to the website. If you are having trouble finding the edition, please contact me.
  Required The Witch of Blackbird Pond
Elizabeth George Speare Publisher: Houghton Mifflin

If possible there will be an online or PDF version available as well and posted to the website. If you are having trouble finding the edition, please contact me.
  Required Treasure Island
Robert Louis Stevenson Publisher: Modern Library Classics

If possible there will be an online or PDF version available as well and posted to the website. If you are having trouble finding the edition, please contact me.
  Required Wind in the Willows
Kenneth Grahame Publisher: Modern Library

If possible there will be an online or PDF version available as well and posted to the website. If you are having trouble finding the edition, please contact me.

Western Literature to Dante • [2017] Bruce McMenomy
  Required Mimesis: The Representation of Reality in Western Literature
Erich Auerbach, Willard R. Trask (tr.)
  Required Ten Greek Plays in Contemporary Translations
Levy Lind

Please use this edition for the plays it includes; other translations will cause confusion in class.
  Required The Aeneid (Penguin Classics)
Virgil, David West

Please do not resort to other translations; they tend to cause confusion in class.
  Required The Consolation of Philosophy
Anicius Manlius Severinus Boëthius, tr. Victor Watts
  Required The Holy Bible: New International Translation
Various, NIV Commission (tr.)

You need some translation of the Bible for this course, preferably a reasonably modern one; it need not be this edition or this translation. I value the New International Version for its literal accuracy, though its language tends to be rather stiff and sometime slanted; the King James Version, while beautiful and a work of genius in its day, is laden with numerous pitfalls for the modern reader. The Revised Standard Version is reasonably sound, if you can get it; the New Revised Standard Version is riddled with politically motivated compromises of every sort.
  Required The Iliad (Penguin Classics)
Homer, Robert Fagles

Please do not resort to other translations; doing so makes referring to pages impossible, and creates unnecessary storms of opinion relating to translated forms. You may get any other edition of the Fagles translation required, though.
  Required The Nibelungenlied: Prose Translation
Anonymous, A. T. Hatto (tr.)

Please do not resort to other translations of this work; they tend to create confusions in class.
  Required The Odyssey (Penguin Classics)
Homer, D. C. H. Rieu, Peter V. Jones, E. V. Rieu

Please do not resort to other translations; they are likely to create confusion in class.
  Required The Portable Dante
Dante Alighieri, Mark Musa (tr.)

Please do not resort to other translations of this: it tends to create confusion in class. In addition, many other translations of Dante's Divine Comedy are very stilted and awkward, creating tonal and dictional problems of their own.
  Required The Saga of the Volsungs (Penguin Classics)
Anonymous, Jesse L. Byock

Please do not resort to other translations if possible: it tends to create confusion in class. (The translation by William Morris and Eirikr Magnusson is very archaic in diction and hence quite difficult for many students to read.)
  Required The Song of Roland (Penguin Classics)
Anonymous, Glyn S. Burgess (tr.)

Please do not resort to other translations if possible; they tend to cause confusions in class.
  Required Western Literature to Dante: A Parents' Guide
Bruce A. McMenomy

This is a handbook I have prepared for parents who have enrolled for the course, or who are considering it. It gives a complete rundown of course elements, pedagogical goals, study techniques, and background material on each unit to help parents evaluate the course's suitability or to guide their children through it.
  Optional Mythology: Timeless Tales of Gods and Heroes
Edith Hamilton

Not required, but encouraged for those who have no background in mythology: have this read over the summer.
  Optional The Story of King Arthur and His Knights (Dover Storybooks for Children)
Howard Pyle

Not required, but students who have no background in the Arthurian tales may benefit from reading this through before the second half of the course.

English Literature • [2017] Bruce McMenomy
  Required England in Literature (Macbeth Edition)
Helen McDonnell, John Pfordresher, Gladys Veidemanis

If you cannot secure the Macbeth edition, the Hamlet edition is acceptable as well - merely make sure that you also have the optional Folger version of Macbeth listed below. That accounts for the only differences between the two volumes.

This book is now out of print, as Scott, Foresman has been assimilated by Prentice-Hall. Used copies are available.

  Required Much Ado About Nothing (Folger Shakespeare Library)
William Shakespeare

Please use this edition only. Unannotated editions of Shakespeare usually spell disaster for student comprehension, while using different texts (which often vary substantively) will merely create confusion in class.
  Required Richard III (Folger Shakespeare Library)
William Shakespeare

Please use this edition. Other editions are not acceptable for various reasons: chief among them the fact that unannotated texts tend to be impenetrable for the younger student.
  Optional A Tale of Two Cities (Penguin Classics)
Charles Dickens

This or Great Expectations is required for the class. You do not need to acquire both, though you may. Any unabridged version of the novel will suffice.
  Optional England in Literature (Hamlet Edition)
Helen McDonnell, John Pfordresher, Gladys Veidemanis

NOTE: This is presented as an alternative if you cannot find the Macbeth edition. It is not otherwise needed. If you get this volume rather than the Macbeth edition, please ALSO secure the Folger Library Macbeth given as optional below.
  Optional Frankenstein: Or the Modern Prometheus (Penguin Classics)
Mary Shelley

You may use any complete text of this book you have available. You should get either this or Pride and Prejudice, though you may read both.
  Optional Great Expectations (Penguin Classics)
Charles Dickens

This or A Tale of Two Cities is required for the class. You need not get both, though of course you may. Any unabridged edition is sufficient.
  Optional Macbeth (Folger Shakespeare Library)
William Shakespeare

NOTE: Not normally required. This is offered as an alternative for those who buy the Hamlet Edition of the textbook. If you have the Macbeth Edition, it is not necessary.
  Optional Pride and Prejudice (Penguin Classics)
Jane Austen

This or Mary Shelley's Frankenstein is required for the class; you need not get both (though you are free to do so).

American Literature • [2017] Bruce McMenomy
  Required A Man for All Seasons (Vintage International)
Robert Bolt

You may use any complete text edition of this play.
  Required Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (Norton Critical Edition)
Mark Twain, Thomas Cooley

Please do not substitute another edition for this one. We will be using critical materials unique to this edition for class.
  Required Moby-Dick (Norton Critical Editions)
Herman Melville, Hershel Parker (Editor), Harrison Hayford (Editor)

Please do not substitute any other edition. We will be using the special critical material unique to this volume, unavailable in other editions.
  Required The Crucible (Penguin Classics)
Arthur Miller, Christopher Bigsby

You may use any complete edition of this play.
  Required The Old Man and The Sea
Ernest Hemingway

You may use any available copy of this book.
  Required The Red Badge of Courage (Norton Critical Editions)
Stephen Crane, Donald Pizer (Editor)

Please do not substitute another edition for this one. We will be using the unique materials available in this particular edition for class.
  Required The Scarlet Letter and Other Writings (Norton Critical Editions)
Nathaniel Hawthorne, Leland S. Person

Please do not substitute another edition of this book. We will be using the unique critical material in this volume, unavailable in other editions.
  Required The United States in Literature (Three Long Stories)
James E. Miller Jr., Kerry M. Wood, Carlota Cardenas de Dwyer

Please get this edition. If you cannot find the Three Long Stories edition, the other one will do, but you will need to track down those three stories in some other format.

Senior English (Literature) • [2017] Bruce McMenomy
  Required An Experiment in Criticism
C. S. Lewis
  Required Anton Chekhov's Selected Plays (Norton Critical Editions)
Anton Chekhov, Laurence Senelick (Translator)

Please get this edition specifically. We will be using the unique critical materials in the back for various class activities.
  Required Billy Budd and Other Tales
Hermann Melville, Joyce Carol Oates
  Required Copenhagen
Michael Frayn
  Required Emma (Norton Critical Edition)
Jane Austen

Please get this edition specifically. We will be using the unique critical materials in the back for various class activities.
  Required Ethan Frome: Authoritative Text Backgrounds and Contexts Criticism (Norton Critical Editions)
Edith Wharton, Kristin O. Lauer, Cynthia Griffin Wolff

Please get this edition specifically. We will be using the unique critical materials in the back for various class activities.
  Required Fathers and Children (Norton Critical Edition)
Ivan Turgenev, ed. Michael R. Katz

It is essential to get this edition of the book. Other versions are not going to provide the correct critical material for our class discussions.
  Required Hamlet: An Authoritative Text, Intellectual Backgrounds, Extracts from the Sources, Essays in Criticism (Norton Critical Editions)
William Shakespeare

Please get this edition specifically. We will be using the unique critical materials in the back for various class activities.
  Required Heart of Darkness (Case Studies in Contemporary Criticism)
Joseph Conrad, Ross Murfin (Editor)

Please get this edition specifically. We will be using the unique critical materials in the back for various class activities.
  Required Henry IV, Part 2 (Folger Shakespeare Library)
William Shakespeare

Please get this edition specifically. We will be using the unique critical materials for various class activities.
  Required Henry IV, Part I (Folger Shakespeare Library)
William Shakespeare

Please get this edition specifically. We will be using the unique critical materials for various class activities.
  Required Henry V (Folger Shakespeare Library)
William Shakespeare

Please get this edition specifically. We will be using the unique critical materials for various class activities.
  Required Ibsen's Selected Plays (Norton Critical Editions)
Henrik Ibsen, Brian Johnston (Editor)

Please get this edition specifically. We will be using the unique critical materials in the back for various class activities.
  Required Iphigenia; Phaedra; Athaliah (Penguin Classics)
Jean Baptiste Racine

Any complete text of this play in a reasonable translation will suffice.
  Required Measure for Measure (Folger Shakespeare Library)
William Shakespeare
  Required Perrine's Sound and Sense: An Introduction to Poetry
Thomas R. Arp, Greg Johnson

It is imperative that you get and use this edition only. It is signficantly changed from previous editions.
  Required Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead
Tom Stoppard

Any complete edition of this play will suffice.
  Required Ten Greek Plays in Contemporary Translations
Levy Lind (ed.)
  Required The Cid, Cinna, The Theatrical Illusion (Penguin Classics)
Pierre Corneille, John Cairncross

Any complete edition of this play will suffice.
  Required The Complete Greek Tragedies: Euripides I
David Grene (Editor), Richmond Lattimore (Editor)
  Required The Great Gatsby
F. Scott Fitzgerald
  Required The House of the Seven Gables (Norton Critical Edition)
Nathaniel Hawthorne, Robert S. Levine (Editor)

Please get this edition specifically. We will be using the unique critical materials in the back for various class activities.
  Required The Life of the Drama
Eric Bentley
  Required The Misanthrope and Other Plays (Signet Classics)
Jean-Baptiste Moliere, Donald M. Frame

Any complete edition of the play will suffice.
  Required The Remains of the Day
Kazuo Ishiguro
  Required The Rhetoric of Fiction
Wayne C. Booth

A reasonable search online or through Amazon’s secondary dealers can often turn up inexpensive used copies of this volume.
  Required The Sorrows of Young Werther (Penguin Classics)
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, Michael Hulse (Translator)
  Required The Waste Land (Norton Critical Editions)
T. S. Eliot, Michael North (Editor)

Please get this edition specifically. We will be using the unique critical materials in the back for various class activities.
  Required Till We Have Faces: A Myth Retold
C. S. Lewis
  Required War and Peace (Signet Classics)
Leo Tolstoy, Ann Dunnigan (tr.)

Any complete version will suffice, but I strongly recommend the Dunnigan version for readability.
  Required Wuthering Heights (Case Studies in Contemporary Criticism)
Emily Bronte, Linda H. Peterson

Please get this edition specifically. We will be using the unique critical materials in the back for various class activities.
  Optional 100 Words Almost Everyone Confuses and Misuses
Editors of the American Heritage Dictionaries

Highly recommended for writing guidance on questions of usage. Not strictly required.


Courses in History
 
World History I • [2017] Bruce McMenomy
  Required A History of World Societies
John P. McKay, Bennett D. Hill, John Buckler, Patricia Buckley Ebrey, Roger B. Beck, Clare Haru Crowston, Merry E. Wiesner-Hanks

No earlier editions, please. Used versions of the current (ninth) edition are entirely acceptable, however, and are available at a substantial reduction in price. Renting the book from Amazon.com or purchasing it as an e-book is also possible. The volume linked is the combined volume, for the whole two years of the course.


Courses in Writing
 
Cursus Scriptorum: Writing With Honors • [2017] Bruce McMenomy
  Required A Writer's Reference
Diana Hacker

This can be quite an expensive book to buy new. Prior editions and used copies are entirely acceptable.
  Required The Elements of Style
William Strunk, EB White

We selected this classic handbook of style for its high quality and its wide availability---no copy should cost more than ten dollars, if that, and it should be available in almost any bookstore. Any edition will serve.

Molding Your Prose • [2017] Bruce McMenomy
No texts are listed for this course at this time.


Molding Your Argument • [2017] Bruce McMenomy
No texts are listed for this course at this time.



Courses in Programming
 
Introduction to Programming • [2017] Timothy Dean
No texts are listed for this course at this time.


Introduction to Programming with Scratch • [2017] Christe McMenomy
  Required Starting From Scratch
Jeremy Scott


Courses in ModernLanguages
 
French 1 • [2017] Alexandra E. Dascalu
  Required D'accord 1, 2015, Langue et culture du Monde Francophone, Vista Higher Learning
Vista Higher Learning

Please also gain access to the supersite.
  Required D'accord 1, 2015, Supersite and Cahier Interactif codes

Old English • [2017] Bruce McMenomy
  Required A Guide to Old English
Bruce Mitchell, Fred C. Robinson
  Required Word-Hoard: An Introduction to Old English Vocabulary
Stephen A. Barney

French 2 • [2017] Alexandra E. Dascalu
  Required D'accord 1, 2011, Supersite and Cahier Interactif codes


ISBN: 978167679377 Please purchase package directly from the publisher, Vista Higher Learning. We use D'accord Level 1 for part of the year and D'accord Level 2 for the second part of the year. http://vistahigherlearning.com/students/store/french-programs/daccord-level-one.html
  Required D'accord 2, 2011, Supersite and Cahier Interactif codes


ISBN: 9781617679391 Please purchase the package directly from Vista Higher Learning. We begin D'accord 2 around February, http://vistahigherlearning.com/students/store/french-programs/daccord-level-two.html

French 3 • [2017] Alexandra E. Dascalu
  Required D'accord 2, 2011, Supersite and Cahier Interactif codes


ISBN:9781617679391 Please purchase package directly from publisher, Vista Higher Learning. http://vistahigherlearning.com/students/store/french-programs/daccord-level-two.html
  Required D'accord 3, 2011, Supersite and Cahier Interactif codes


ISBN:9781617679414 Depending on pace of the students, we might go into D'accord 3. If so, please purchase this package directly from the publisher, Vista Higher Learning. http://vistahigherlearning.com/students/store/french-programs/daccord-level-three.html


Courses in Philosophy
 
Formal Logic • [2017] Karl Oles
  Required An Introduction to Formal Logic
Peter Smith

Make sure you get an edition dated April 2009 or later. There were significant corrections from the original edition.

Reasoning • [2017] Karl Oles
No texts are listed for this course at this time.



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