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English Studies & Literature Book Selection

New students are encouraged to read titles from previous years for summer reading.

Third Grade

  • Farmer Boy
  • Charlotte’s Web
  • The Moffats
  • All Things Fun and Fascinating
  • Spelling Workout Level D
  • MP Grammar I
Fourth Grade

  • The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe
  • Heidi
  • Lassie, Come Home
  • Classical Composition I: Fable
  • Spelling Workout Level E
  • MP Grammar II
Fifth Grade

  • Adam of the Road
  • Robin Hood
  • King Arthur
  • Classical Composition II: Narrative
  • Spelling Workout Level F
  • MP Grammar III
Sixth Grade

  • The Bronze Bow
  • Anne of Green Gables
  • The Hobbit
  • Treasure Island
  • Classical Composition III: Chreia-Maxim
  • Spelling Workout G
  • Rod and Staff English 6
Seventh Grade

  • Wind in the Willows
  • Tom Sawyer
  • As You Like It
  • American Poetry Anthology
  • Classical Composition III: Chreia-Maxim
  • Rod and Staff Grammar 8, Part I
Eighth Grade

  • Henry V
  • Beowulf the Warrior
  • Sir Gawain and the Green Knight
  • Canterbury Tales
  • Poetry and Short Stories
  • The Middle Ages
  • Classical Composition IV: Refutation-Confirmation
  • Rod and Staff Grammar 8, Part II
Ninth – Tenth Grade

  • Julius Caesar
  • Merchant of Venice
  • A Midsummer Night’s Dream
  • Poetry Anthology
Eleventh-Twelfth Grade

  • The Divine Comedy-Inferno
  • Pride and Prejudice
  • The Scarlet Letter