•    MEDIA CENTER BOOKS WISH LIST (updated 5/21/21)

    Many thanks to you—parents and students—who have donated wish list books to the media center. If you’ve got a new or gently used copy of any of the following books, please consider dropping it off in the main office.  And let us know when you do, so we can thank you properly. Top book-wishes are highlighted in bold. Spartans love to read!


     Books in popular fiction series:

    *The Forging of the Shadows (Book 1, Lightbringer trilogy by Oliver Johnson)

    *Last Pick, Books 1 & 2 (of the graphic sci-fi series by Jason Walz)

    *Narnia series by C.S. Lewis, books to complete our set: The Magician's Nephew; The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe; The Horse and His Boy

    *Scythe series by Neal Shusterman, Books 2 & 3: Thunderhead; Toll-- needed in paperback only.

    *The Unwind series by Neal Shusterman, Books 1 through 4: Unwind; Unwholly; Unsouled; Undivided. Paperback is fine.

    *The Watcher (Book 1, The Watcher’s Quest series by Margaret Buffie)

    *Wildcard (Marie Lu)


    Other Fiction:

    *Better than the Movies (Lynn Painter)

    *The Box in the Woods (Maureen Johnson)

    *Everything I Never Told You (Celeste Ng)

    *An Emotion of Great Delight (Tahereh Mafi)

    *Excuse Me While I Ugly Cry (Joya Goffney)

    *Game Changer (Tom Greenwald)

    *Instructions for Dancing (Nicola Yoon)

    *Kindred (Octavia Butler)-- the novel, not the graphic adaptation

    *Lesson Before Dying (Ernest Gaines)

    *Long Snapper's Blues (Mike Tanier)

    *The Map from Here to There (Emery Lord)

    *Mexican White Boy (Matt de la Pena)

    *More Than We Can Tell (Brigid Kemmerer)

    *One Last Stop  (Casey McQuiston)

    *Pop (Gordon Korman)

    *They Both Die at the End (Adam Silvera)

    *White Rose (Kip Wilson)


    Non-fiction that’s either gone missing or wish-we-had:

    *The Dozier School for Boys (Elizabeth A. Murray)

    *Guardians of Liberty (Linda Barrett Osborne)

    *I Want More Pizza:  Real World Money Skills for High School, College, and Beyond (Steve Burkholder)

    *Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass (Frederick Douglass)

    *Strange Fruit, Volume 1 (Joel Christian Gill)

    *Turning 15 on the Road to Freedom (Lynda Blackmon Lowery)

    *Well-Read Black Girl (Glory Edim)

    *When Plague Strikes (James Cross Gibilin)



    *Legacy  by Nikki Grimes


    Test Study Books (we need only the most recent editions-- from 2019 forward)


    *The Real ACT Prep Guide: The Only Official Prep Guide from the Makers of the ACT

    *Math and Science Workout for the ACT (Melissa Hendrix)

    *Cracking the ACT (Geoff Martz)


    *ASVAB: The Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery


    *Barron's SAT ((Sharon Green)

    *Math Review for the SAT

    *The Official SAT Study Guide


    Books by Stephen King that students have asked for: 



    *The Institute


    *Pet Sematary

    *The Shining

    *Sleeping Beauties



Last Modified on May 21, 2021