Grade 12

2017-18 Required Textbooks & Resources

Below is a complete list of required textbooks and resources for next year.

Note: Wherever possible, we have selected digital versions of textbooks and resources for easy download. However, in some instances, publishers offer only print editions.

We have indicated which titles should be purchased in eBook format, and which should be purchased as print copies.

  • When a textbook or resource is available in eBook format, you will see the words: “to be purchased in digital format.”
  • When a textbook is only available as a hardcopy you will see the words: “to be purchased in print format.”
  • In a few cases, when we are able to offer students the opportunity to purchase textbooks and resources in either the digital or print version. In this instance, you will see the words “students may choose to purchase in print or digital format.” In these instances, students are free to select the version that they feel will work best for them.

When purchasing an eBook version of a text, it can sometimes be cheaper and easier to download the iBook version. Where the iBook version is available, we have provided you with a direct link to download the book.

Important Note: Students should feel comfortable waiting to download digital versions of any required textbook or resource until the first week of school. At that point teachers will have had an opportunity to offer additional guidance regarding the downloading process.

Refer to the Summer Enrichment Assignments page to download specific assignments which include requirements, expectations and guidelines.

If you are enrolled in a course not listed below, please don’t hesitate to contact either Mr. Ward or Ms. Piendak.

ENGLISH

Note: Students may elect to purchase all the English novels listed below in advance. It is also acceptable for students to wait until the first week of school. This will give English teachers the opportunity to outline which books are required for the first semester, and which books will be used in the second semester.

English 4: British Literature (Honors and College Prep)

  • Macbeth, William Shakespeare. Folger Shakespeare Library Series. Simon and Schuster. ISBN 9780743477109 To be purchased in print format.

  • 1984, George Orwell. Signet Classics. ISBN 9780451524935 To be purchased in print format.

  • (Honors Only) Heart of Darkness, Joseph Conrad. (The teacher will provide a PDF of this title).

  • The Canterbury Tales, Geoffrey Chaucer.  Penguin Classics. ISBN 9780140424386 To be purchased in print format.

Note: All of the titles listed above are paperbacks and, unless otherwise indicated, should be purchased in print format. The teacher, utilizing public domain, web-based sources, will make all additional poetry, short stories and readings available to students on their digital devices. Teachers in this course will furnish students with the resources they need through a selection of teacher-generated supplementary resources and packets.

AP English Literature and Composition

  • King Lear, William Shakespeare. Simon and Schuster. 2005. ISBN 9780743484954 To be purchased in print format.

  • Frankenstein, Mary Shelley. Dover Publications. 1994. ISBN 9780486282114 To be purchased in print format.

  • Tess of the D’Urbervilles, Thomas Hardy. Dover Publications. 2001. ISBN 9780486415895 To be purchased in print format.

  • Age of Innocence, Edith Wharton. Dover Thrift Editions. ISBN 9780486298030 To be purchased in print format.

  • A Streetcar Named Desire, Tennessee Williams. New Directions Publishing. 2004. ISBN 9780811216029 To be purchased in print format.

  • Beloved, Toni Morrison. Vintage Publishing. 2004. ISBN 9781400033416 To be purchased in print format.

  • As I Lay Dying, William Faulkner. Vintage Publishing. 1991. ISBN 9780679732259 To be purchased in print format.

  • (CP Only) The Importance of Being Earnest, Oscar Wilde. CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform.  ISBN 9781516910786 To be purchased in print format.

Note: All of the titles listed above are paperbacks and, unless otherwise indicated, should be purchased in print format. The teacher, utilizing public domain, web-based sources, will make all additional poetry, short stories and readings available to students on their digital devices. Teachers in this course will furnish students with the resources they need through a selection of teacher-generated supplementary resources and packets.

THEOLOGY

Theology IV

  • The Last Lecture, Pausch & Zaslow. Hyperion Publishing. ISBN 9781401323257 (hardcover). The paperback version of this book (ISBN 9780739495049) is also acceptable. Alternatively, students can purchase the eBook version through iBooks by following this link: https://itun.es/us/IoQQP.l

  • Health Care Ethics, Panicola. Saint Mary’s Press, 2011. 2nd Edition. ISBN 9781599821030 Students may choose to purchase in print or digital format.

MATH

Note: All math courses require a TI-84 Plus graphing calculator. AP Calculus is the one exception to this rule. AP Calculus students are required to have the TI-89 Titanium graphing calculator.

Pre-Calculus (Honors or College Prep)

  • Pre-Calculus, Glencoe Publishing, 2011. ISBN 9780076602186 To be purchased in print format.

Calculus (Honors)

  • Calculus with APPL (w/out MYMATHLAB). Prentice Hall. ISBN 9780321749000 To be purchased in print format.

AP Statistics

  • Stats: Modeling the World (AP 3rd Edition), Bock, Velleman & De Veaux. Pearson Education. ISBN 9780321570444 To be purchased in print format.

  • Cracking the AP Statistics Exam 2017, Princeton Review, Random House. ISBN 9781101920008 To be purchased in print format.

AP Calculus AB/BC

  • Calculus: Graphical, Numerical, etc. (AP Ed.), Finney. Pearson School Division (K-12) ISBN 9780133178579 To be purchased in print format.

  • Cracking the AP Calculus AB Exam, 2017. Random House Information Group. ISBN  9781101919859 To be purchased in print format.

  • Cracking the AP Calculus BC Exam, 2017. Random House Information Group. ISBN 9781101919866 To be purchased in print format.

SCIENCE

Note: All science courses require a TI-84 Plus or TI-89 Titanium Graphing Calculator.

Physics (Honors and College Prep)

  • Principles and Problems (Hardcover), Glencoe. Glencoe Publishing. ISBN 9780076592524 Note: Alternatively, this text is also available as an iBook download. Click here to download the book from the iBook Store.

Anatomy & Physiology

  • Study Guide: Memmler’s Human Body in Health, etc. (SG) (w/BI Access). Cohen, Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins. 13th Edition. 2013. ISBN: 9781451193480 (study guide) To be purchased in print format.

  • Text: Memmler’s Human Body in Health, etc. (w/Bind-In Access & DVD). Cohen, Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins. 13th Edition. 2013. ISBN: 9781451192803 (text) Students may choose to purchase in print or digital format.

Environmental Science

  • Silent Spring by Rachel Carson. Houghton Mifflin Company; Anniversary edition. ISBN# 0618249060 or 9780618249060
  • Sustainability Principles and Practice by Margaret Robertson. Published by Routledge. ISBN 9780415840170 Students may choose to purchase in print or digital format.

AP Biology

  • Text: Urry, Lisa A., et.al. Campbell Biology in Focus, Pearson 2014, AP Edition. ISBN 9780133102178 To be purchased in print format.

  • Study Guide: Taylor, Martha R. Study Guide – Campbell Biology in Focus, Pearson 2014, AP Edition. ISBN 9780321864994 To be purchased in NEW print format.

  • Note: The purchase of the text also gives you access to www.masteringbiology.com - an access code will be provided to students in a separate email.

  • Highly recommended: Holtzclaw, Fred W., Holtzclaw, Theresa Knapp. Pearson Education Test Prep Series for AP Biology, Pearson 2014. ISBN 9780133458145

AP Chemistry

  • Chemistry (AP Edition), 9th Edition, Zumdahl/Zumdahl © 2014 ISBN 978-1133611103 To be purchased in print format.

AP Physics

  • Physics: Principles with Applications, 7th Edition, Giancoli © 2014 ISBN 9780321625922 To be purchased in print format.

  • Student Study Guide with Selected Solutions, 7th Edition, Giancoli and Boyle © 2014 ISBN 9780321762405

  • 5 Steps to a 5: AP Physics 1: Algebra-Based, 3rd Edition, Jacobs, McGraw-Hill © 2017 ISBN: 9781259588068

SOCIAL STUDIES

United States History (Honors and College Prep)

  • The Americans (National Edition); Print version, Gerald A. Danzer, De Alva, Krieger, Woloch; Houghton Mifflen Harcourt Publishing, 2009. ISBN 9780618916290 Note: Alternatively, this text is also available as an iBook download. Click here to download the book from the iBook Store.

  • Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, by Frederick Douglass. Dover Publications, Inc., 1995. ISBN-13: 978-0486284996 To be purchased in print format.

Psychology (College Prep)

  • Understanding Psychology by Robert S. Feldman. 12th Edition. McGraw Hill Publishing, 2015. ISBN 9781259330353 Students may choose to purchase in print or digital format.

  • Speak, Laurie Halse Anderson. Square Fish Publishing, 2011. ISBN 9780312674397 Students may choose to purchase in print or digital format.

Economics (Honors)

  • Economics Principles and Practices, Gary Clayton. McGraw Hill Publishing, 2011. ISBN 9780078799976 To be purchased in print format.

  • Nickel and Dimed, Barbara Ehrenreich. Picador. 10th Edition. ISBN 9780312626686 Students may choose to purchase in print or digital format.

AP United States History

  • American Pageant: A History of the American People, AP Edition, Ed David M.Kennedy. Cengage, 2010. ISBN 9780547166629 To be purchased in print format.

  • United States History: Preparing for the Advanced Placement Examination. 2017 Edition. Amsco Publications. ISBN 9780789189042 To be purchased in print format.

AP U.S. Government and Politics

  • The American Democracy (10th Edition), Thomas E. Patterson. McGraw-Hill. ISBN 9780073379098 To be purchased in print format.

  • United States Government & Politics: Preparing for the Advanced Placement Examination. 2017 Edition. Amsco Publications. ISBN 9781629748559 To be purchased in print format.

  • Students will also subscribe to UpFront Magazine, for which there is a $10 fee. Subscriptions will be managed by the school.

LANGUAGE

Note: Please check back later in the summer for updated digital textbook information.

Spanish III (Honors and College Prep)

  • Avancemos Level 3. Holt McDougal Publishing. ISBN 9780547871929 (Print Copy).

  • Avancemos Cuaderno: Práctica por niveles, Level 3. Holt McDougal Publishing. ISBN 9780618782208 To be purchased in print format.

Spanish IV (College Prep)

  • Avancemos Level 3. Holt McDougal Publishing. ISBN 9780547871929 (Print Copy).

  • Supplemental Materials will be provided by the teacher.

  • Avancemos Cuaderno: Práctica por niveles, Level 3. Holt McDougal Publishing. ISBN 9780618782208 To be purchased in print format (if already purchased, do not need to re-purchase).

Spanish IV (Honors)

AP Spanish Language and Culture

  • AP Spanish Language and Culture Exam Preparation. Vista Higher Learning. ISBN 9781618572257 Note: This textbook must be purchased NEW in print format. Note: You do NOT need to purchase the supersite access from the publisher.

Latin IV

  • Ecce Romani III, 4th. Edition. Pearson Prentice Hall. School Group Publishing. ISBN 9780133610901 To be purchased in print format.

ESL II

  • American English File Level 5, Shostak. Oxford-Sadler. ISBN 9780194776196 To be purchased in print format.

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