Course Registration No. LIT-069

COURSE OVERVIEW


STAA World Literature Suggestions (paired with "Christ the King"); two book reports or one Progeny Press Study Guide per quarter. Any available editions of the suggested titles are acceptable.

 

 

BOOKS AND MATERIALS


A Landscape With Dragons: The Battle for Your Child’s Mind

  • Author: Michael O’Brien
  • ISBN: 0898706785        
  • Supplier: Retail or Amazon.com

260 pages; Ignatius Press; Rev and Exp edition (November 1998); 7 chapters; 5 part reading list, bibliography

 

Paideia Program

  • Author: Mortimer J. Adler
  • ISBN: 0020130406        
  • Supplier: Retail or Amazon.com

256 pages; Touchstone; 1st Macmillan Paperbacks Ed edition (November 1, 1984); 3 parts; 16 chapters; appendix (reading list)

 

Let the Authors Speak: Guide to Worthy Books [ORDER USED]

  • Author: Carolyn Hatcher
  • Publisher/Copyright: : Old Pinnacle Publishing, 1995. .
  • ISBN: 0964068125        
  • Supplier: Retail or Amazon.com

120 pages

 

Christ the King, Lord of History: A Catholic World History from Ancient to Modern Times

  • Author: Anne Carroll
  • Publisher/Copyright: Rockford, IL: TAN Books, 1994. Print.
  • ISBN: 0895555034        978-0895555038
  • Supplier: Retail or Amazon.com

474 pages; 31 lessons; comprehension questions and projects ideas for each chapter; index. Grades 7 - 10. Used as the guiding narrative for many of the high school courses. Keep it in your home library until all of your children have graduated.

 

OPTIONAL RESOURCE

A Tale of Two Cities

  • Author: Charles Dickens
  • ISBN: 1586174428        978-1586174422
  • Supplier: Retail or Amazon.com

A novel about the French Revolution set in London and Paris. Originally published as a serial in 1859. Any unabridged edition will do.

 

OPTIONAL RESOURCE

Aesop for Children, The [ORDER USED]

  • Author: Mia Winter; illustrated by Milo Winter
  • Publisher/Copyright:
  • ISBN: 0590479776        9780486467702
  • Supplier: Rainbow Resource

 

OPTIONAL RESOURCE

City: A Story of Roman Planning and Construction

  • Author: David MacCauley
  • Publisher/Copyright:
  • ISBN: 0395349222        978-0395349229
  • Supplier: Rainbow Resource

112 pages; Houghton Mifflin/Walter Lorraine Books; 1st Ed edition (October 24, 1983)

 

OPTIONAL RESOURCE

Eagle of the Ninth, The

  • Author: Rosemary Sutcliff
  • ISBN: 0374419302        978-0374419301
  • Supplier: Library

264 pages; Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR); Reprint edition (September 1, 1993)

 

OPTIONAL RESOURCE

Macbeth (The Pelican Shakespeare)

  • Author: William Shakespeare
  • Publisher/Copyright: 2000: Penguin Classics, . Print.
  • ISBN: 0140714782        978-0140714784
  • Supplier: Retail or Amazon.com

 

OPTIONAL RESOURCE

Romeo and Juliet (Cliffs Complete)

  • Author: William Shakespeare, Karin Jacobson and Sidney Lamb
  • Publisher/Copyright:
  • ISBN: 0764585746        978-0764585746
  • Supplier: Retail or Amazon.com

240 pages; Cliffs Notes; 2Rev Ed edition (May 8, 2000)

 

 

 


 

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