•    MEDIA CENTER BOOKS WISH LIST (updated 2/27/2020)

    Many thanks to you—parents and students—who have donated wish list books to the media center. The most recent donations were AWESOME! 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 or the media center.  And let us know when you do, so we can thank you properly. Our top book-wishes are highlighted in bold. Spartans love to read!

     

     Books in popular fiction series:

    *Champion (Book 3, Legend series by Marie Lu)

    *Delirium (Book 1, Delirium series by Lauren Oliver)

    *Diary of a Wimpy Kid series (Books 1 through 14, starting with the earliest) Our students have been requesting these very funny books.

    *Diviners (Book 1, Diviners series by Libba Bray)

    *Everlasting Rose (Book 2, The Belles series by Dhonielle Clayton)

    *The Hand on the Wall (Book 3, Truly Devious series by Maureen Johnson)

    *Michael Vey series by Richard Paul Evans, Books 1 through 3: Prisoner of Cell 25; Rise of Elgen; Battle of Ampere

    *Montmorency series by Eleanor Updale (Books 1 thru 5): Montmorency; Montmorency on the Rocks; Montmorency and the Assassins; Montmorency Revenge; Montmorency Returns

    *Scythe series by Neal Shusterman, Books 1 through 3: Scythe; Thunderhead; Toll--  all needed in paperback only. We can't keep up with the demand for Book #1, especially.

    *Ship Breaker (Book 1 of connected novels by Paolo Bacigalupi)

    *To All the Boys I've Loved Before (Book 1 of the series by Jenny Han) 

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

    * The Warcross duology by Marie Lu: Warcross; Wildcard

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

    *War Storm (Book 4, Red Queen series by Victoria Aveyard)

     

    Battle of the Books 2020-2021:

    *Recursion (Blake Crouch)

    *Killers of the Flower Moon (David Grann)

    *The Downstairs Girl (Stacey Lee)

    *The Novice (Tarna Matharu)

    *Circe (Madeline Miller)

    *They Both Die at the End (Adam Silvera)

    *Educated (Tara Westover)

     

    Jane Austen Novels: 

    *Mansfield Park

    *Northanger Abbey

    *Persuasion

     

     Other Fiction:

    *A La Carte (Tanita Davis)

    *All Your Twisted Secrets (Diana Urban)

    *Alice from Dream to Dream (a graphic novel by Giulio Macarone)

    *Analee, In Real Life (Janelle Milanes)

    *The Beckoning Shadow (Katharyn Blair)

    *Butterfly Yellow (Thanhhe Lai)

    *Challenger Deep (Neal Shusterman)

    *The Circle (Dave Eggers)

    *A Clockwork Orange (Anthony Burgess)

    *Everything I Never Told You (Celeste Ng)

    *Fountains of Silence (Ruta Sepetys)

    *Game Changer (Tom Greenwald)

    *The Good Luck Girls (Charlotte N. Davis)

    *Gut Check (Eric Kester)

    *Gutless (Carl Deuker)

    *Kindred (Octavia Butler)

    *Knights of the Hill Country (Tim Tharp)

    *Last Pick (graphic sci-fi by Jason Walz)

    *Lesson Before Dying (Ernest Gaines)

    *Let Me Hear a Rhyme (Tiffany Jackson)

    *Long Snapper's Blues (Mike Tanier)

    *A Long Way Down (Jason Reynolds)

    *The Map From Here to There (Emery Lord)

    *Mockingbird (Kathryn Erskine)

    *More Than We Can Tell (Brigid Kemmerer)

    *North of Happy (Adi Alsaid)

    *Not So Pure and Simple (Lamar Giles)

    *One of Us is Lying (Karen McManus)

    *Pop (Gordon Korman)

    *Shout (Laurie Halse Anderson)

    *Snowflake AZ (Marcus Sedgwick)

    *Spin (Lamar Giles)

    *Spinning Silver (Naomi Novik)

    *Station Eleven (Emily St. John Mandel)

    *Taste Test (Kelly Fiore)

    *There's Someone in Your House (Stephanie Perkins)

    *We Are the Perfect Girl (Ariel Kaplan)

    *We Were Liars (E. Lockhart)

    *White Rose (Kip Wilson)

    *Yes No Maybe So (Becky Albertalli)

     

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

    *Becoming (Michelle Obama)  One copy was donated, but we'd like a second copy; this is one of our most-requested books.

    *Bomb (Steve Sheinkin)

    *Boys in the Boat (Daniel James Brown)

    *(Don’t) Call Me Crazy: 33 Voices Start the Conversation about Mental Health (Kelly Jensen)

    *The Conscious Closet (Elizabeth Cline)

    *Educated (Tara Westover)

    *In My Own Words (Ruth Bader Ginsburg)

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

    *Life in Motion (Misty Copeland)

    *Make it Messy: My Perfectly Imperfect Life (Marcus Samuelson)

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

    *The Pact (Sampson Davis)

    *They Called Us the Enemy (George Takei)

    *Well-Read Black Girl (Glory Edim). Would like 2 more copies.

     

    Test Study Books (need only the most recent editions-- from 2018 forward)

    ACT:

    *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:

    *ASVAB for Dummies

    *ASVAB: The Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery

    SAT:

    *Barron's SAT ((Sharon Green)

    *Math Review for the SAT

    *The Official SAT Study Guide

     

     Anime & Manga:

    *After the Fall (E.C. Myers)

    *Tokyo Ghoul (Sui Ishida) series, starting with Book 1

     

    Books by Stephen King that students have asked for: 

    *The Gunslinger (first book in the Dark Tower series)

    *Carrie

    *Firestarter

    *The Institute

    *It

    *Pet Sematary

    *The Green Mile

    *The Shining

    *Sleeping Beauties

     

     

Last Modified on March 3, 2020