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Textbooks and Required Resources

Students: As you view your schedule for the 2020-2021 school year, please use the accordions below to navigate the books and supplies you will need to take part in each class. Your English faculty are ordering your books for you, and you will get those when the time comes for you to read them. If you have any questions about book ordering, please be in touch with Dean of Studies John Monagan at jmonagan@ethelwalker.org or +1-860-408-4221.

English

Note: All books should be paper unless otherwise noted and will be provided to students by the school. For ALL English classes, students will also need a journal/notebook/composition book separate from class notes and work for other courses.

  • Harbor Me by Jacqueline Woodson
  • Joyful Noise: Poems for Two Voices by Paul Fleishman
  • The Diary of Anne Frank: The Play by Frances Goodrich and Albert Hackett
  • A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Cambridge 4th edition) by William Shakespeare
  • Beyond the Bright Sea by Lauren Wolk
  • The List by Patricia Forde
  • Poetry Speaks Who I Am by Elise Paschen
  • Romeo and Juliet (Cambridge 4th edition) by William Shakespeare
  • Genesis Begins Again by Alicia D. Williams
  • The Outsiders by S.E. Hinton
  • Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck
  • Macbeth by William Shakespeare
  • Fresh Ink: Anthology by Lamar Giles
  • The Poet X by Elizabeth Acevedo
  • One Last Word by Nikki Grimes
  • Twelfth Night by William Shakespeare
  • Antigone (Three Theban Plays) by Sophocles, trans. Robert Fagles
  • A Raisin in the Sun by Lorraine Hansberry
  • Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston
  • Salvage the Bones by Jesmyn Ward
  • A Wreath for Emmett Till by Marilyn Nelson
  • Du Fu: A Life in Poetry, trans. David Young
  • Trophic Cascade by Camille Dungy
  • Much Ado About Nothing (Folger) by William Shakespeare
  • Savushun by Simin Daneshvar, trans. M.R. Ghanoonparvar
  • The Displaced: Refugee Writers on Refugee Lives by Viet Thanh Nguyen
  • We Should All be Feminists by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
  • The Yellow Wallpaper by Charlotte Perkins Gilman (handout)
  • Sanctuary by Edith Wharton (handout)
  • The Awakening by Kate Chopin
  • A Wife’s Letter by Rabindranath Taglore (handout)
  • The Death of the Moth by Virginia Woolf (handout)
  • The God of Small Things by Arundhati Roy
  • Othello by William Shakespeare
  • The House of the Spirits by Isabel Allende
  • Sula by Toni Morrison
  • Trophic Cascade by Camille Dungy
  • The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald
  • Olio by Tyehimba Jess
  • What You Have Heard is True by Carolyn Forche
  • The Tempest by William Shakespeare
  • Cat on a Hot Tin Roof by Tennesse Williams
  • The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald
  • My Antonia by Willa Cather
  • Fences by August Wilson
  • The Death of a Salesman by Arthur Miller
  • Beloved by Toni Morrison
  • The Tempest by William Shakespeare
  • Oryx and Crake by Margaret Atwood
  • Trophic Cascade by Camille Dungy
  • The Tempest by William Shakespeare
  • The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald
  • Beloved by Toni Morrison
  • My Antonia by Willa Cather
  • Citizen by Claudia Rankine
  • Death of a Salesman by Arthur Miller
  • Trophic Cascade by Camille Dungy
  • Hamlet by William Shakespeare
  • Stitches by David Small
  • Sing, Unburied, Sing by Jesmyn Ward
  • To the Lighthouse by Virginia Woolf
  • Mrs. Dalloway by Virginia Woolf
  • Mama Day by Gloria Naylor
  • Interpreter of Maladies by Jhumpa Lahiri
  • Trophic Cascade by Camille Dungy
  • Sula by Toni Morrison
  • Sunflower and the Secret Fan by Lisa See
  • The Color Purple by Alice Walker
  • Fried Green Tomatoes by Fannie Flagg
  • The Wolves by Sarah de Lappe
  • Guidebook to Relative Strangers by Camille Dungy
  • Trophic Cascade by Camille Dungy
  • Smith Blue by Camille Dungy
  • In the Lateness of the World: Poems by Carolyn Forche
  • What You Have Heard is True: A Memoir of Witness and Resistance by Carolyn Forche
  • The Country Between Us by Carolyn Forche
  • One Long River of Song: Notes on Wonder by Brian Doyle
  • Trophic Cascade by Camille Dungy
  • Monument by Natasha Trethewey
  • Hamlet (Folger) by William Shakespeare
  • King Lear by William Shakespeare
  • Much Ado About Nothing by William Shakespeare
  • If Beale Street Could Talk by James Baldwin
  • The Diving Bell and the Butterfly by Jean-Dominique Bauby
  • Different Seasons by Stephen King
  • The Joy Luck Club by Amy Tan
  • Scribner Anthology of Contemporary Fiction
  • A Visit from the Goon Squad by Jennifer Egan
  • Bird by Bird by Anne Lamott
  • On Writing by Stephen King

History

  • TBD
  • History Alive! The Medieval World and Beyond
  • TBD
  • TBD: Free Online/E-book
  • TBD: Not until October
  • TBD: Not until October

World Languages

Other Required Supplies: iPad/computer or paper textbook and workbook if choosing paper books

Other Required Supplies: Binder for essay collections

Other Required Supplies: iPad/computer or paper textbook and workbook if choosing paper books

Other Required Supplies: Students should have WordRef and Duolingo. They should also have Google Drive set up on their iPads or laptops. Students will need working whiteboard markers, colored pencils, pens, and section in their binders to take notes.

Other Required Supplies: Students should have WordRef and Duolingo. They should also have Google Drive set up on their iPads or laptops. Students will need working whiteboard markers, colored pencils, pens, and section in their binders to take notes.

Other Required Supplies: Students should have WordRef and Duolingo. They should also have Google Drive set up on their iPads or laptops. Students will need working whiteboard markers, colored pencils, pens, and section in their binders to take notes.

Other Required Supplies: Students should have WordRef and Duolingo. They should also have Google Drive set up on their iPads or laptops. Students will need working whiteboard markers, colored pencils, pens, and section in their binders to take notes.

TBD

TBD

TBD

Other Required Supplies: Students should have Google Drive set up on their iPads or laptops, a Voice Recorder, and the ability to vlog.

No Required Book or Supplies

No Required Book

Other Required Supplies: Mini whiteboard and whiteboard markers

Mathematics

Other Required Supplies: TI-83 Plus, TI-84, or TI-84 Plus

Other Required Supplies: TI-83 Plus, TI-84, or TI-84 Plus

Other Required Supplies: TI-83 Plus, TI-84, or TI-84 Plus and a geometer

Other Required Supplies: TI-83 Plus, TI-84, or TI-84 Plus

Other Required Supplies: TI-83 Plus, TI-84, or TI-84 Plus

Other Required Supplies: TI-83 Plus, TI-84, or TI-84 Plus

Other Required Supplies: TI-83 Plus, TI-84, or TI-84 Plus

No Required Supplies

Other Required Supplies: TI-83 Plus, TI-84, or TI-84 Plus

Science

TBD

Other Required Supplies: Scientific calculator

No Book Required

Required for Honors Physics 9: Scientific calculator

TBD

TBD

No Book Required

No Book Required

PDF will be distributed at the beginning of the school year

  • Open Stax College Chemistry (online)

No Book Required

No Book Required

Arts