LCUSD Core Literature

Updated 8/17/2016

La Cañada Books & Toys stocks the required core literature titles for grades K-12 in the La Cañada Unified School District. We can also special order any book currently in print.

7/8 School 1 & 2 Skalla & Salardino

Freak the Mighty (Philbrik)
The Miracle Worker
The Giver (Lowry)
Optional – Ann Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl

8th Grade – Baldwin & Blanford

Christmas Carol (Dickens)
Fahrenheit 451 (Bradbury)
The Killer Angels (Shaara)
Romeo and Juliet (Pelican Ed)

9th Grade English 1 – Daisy Kim

To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee
The Odyssey by Homer
Othello by William Shakespeare
Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck

9th English 1 – MRS.WILSHIRE

9TH GRADE ENGLISH 1
2016-2017

TO KILL A MOCKING BIRD(LEE)
ODYSSEY (HOMER)
OF MICE AND
MEN(PENGUIN)

9th Grade English 1 – Mrs. Pelletier

English 1
2016-2017
To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee
Mythology: Timeless Tales of Gods and Heroes by Edith Hamilton (selections)
The Odyssey by Homer (selected Books)
Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck
Poetry (handed out in class)
Othello by William Shakespeare

9th Grade English 1 – Mr. Redmond

English 1
2016-2017
To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee
Mythology: Timeless Tales of Gods and Heroes by Edith Hamilton (selections)
The Odyssey by Homer (selected Books)
Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck
Poetry (handed out in class)
Othello by William Shakespeare

9th Grade English 1 – Victor Torres

9TH GRADE ENGLISH

2016-2017

ADVENTURES OF HUCKLEBERRY FINN(TWAIN)
JUSTICE(Sandel)
THE GREAT GATSBY
(FITZEGERALD)

10th English 2 Honors – MRS. MOORE

10TH GRADE ENGLISH HONORS
2016 – 2017

Norton Anthology of World Literature
Frankenstein (Penguin)
1984
Catcher in the Rye

10th Grade English 2 – Mr. Redmond

The Epic of Gilgamesh, Translated by Andrew George
Penguin Classics, 1999
Norton Anthology World Lit I
Frankenstein (Penguin Ed)
1984 (Signet Ed)

11th Grade English 3 – Daisy Kim

English 3
2016-2017

Justice by Michael Sandel
Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain
The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald
Death of a Salesman by Arthur Miller
The Things They Carried by Tim O’Brien

11th Grade English 3 – Ms. Moore

English 3
2016-2017

Justice by Michael Sandel
Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain
The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald
Death of a Salesman by Arthur Miller
The Things They Carried by Tim O’Brien

11th Grade AP English Language and Composition – Mrs. Pelletier

11th Grade AP English
2016-2017

Justice by Michael Sandel
Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain
The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald
Death of a Salesman by Arthur Miller

12TH GRADE ENGLISH 4 – MR. POWERS

12TH GRADE ENGLISH 4
2016- 2017

KITE RUNNER
MACBETH
THEIR EYES WERE WATCHING
GOD

12TH GRADE ENGLISH 4 – MS.CALHOUN

12TH GRADE ENGLISH 4
2016- 2017

KITE RUNNER
MACBETH
THEIR EYES WERE WATCHING
GOD

12TH GRADE ENGLISH AP – MS.CALHOUN

12TH GRADE ENGLISH AP
2016-2017
Beowulf( Raffek Burton Tran)
INVISIBLE MAN
JANE EYRE
HEART OF DARKNESS
HAMLET(Folger)
THE POISONWOOD BIBLE
ROSENCRANTZ AND GUILDERSTEN ARE DEAD

12TH GRADE ENGLISH AP MR. POWERS

12TH GRADE ENGLISH AP
2016-2017

BEOWOLF
INFERNO
CATERBURY TALES
HAMLET
JANE EYRE
DR.JEKYL AND MR.HYDE
HEART OF DARKNESS
INVISIBLE MAN
SLAUGHTER HOUSE FUVE
THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING RNEST
WAITING FOR GODOT
STRANGER
ROSENCRANTZ AND GUIDENSTERN ARE DEAD

12TH GRADE AP ENGLISH – MRS. WILSHIRE

12TH GRADE AP ENGLISH
2016-2017

Beowulf( Raffek Burton Tran)
A Tale of Two Cities (Dickens)
The Importance of Being Earnest(Wild)
Gulliver’s Travels (Jonathan Swift)
Pride and Prejudice(Jnae Austen)
Hamlet( Shakespeare)(Folger)
Heart of darkness (Conrad Joseph)
The Awakening(Chopin)
Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead
(Tom Stoppard)

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