Textbooks and Summer Reading

Textbooks

Matignon High School contracts with the third party vendor, “Follett Virtual Campus” for the purchase of paper textbooks, workbooks, and eBooks, eTexts, and interactive online books. PLEASE use the Matignon link www.matignon.bkstr.com   so that you know you are getting the correct editions, etc. We can only guarantee the quality and authenticity of books bought through this vendor. Books purchased through other on-line vendors cannot be guaranteed or tracked by Matignon High School.

Follett Virtual Campus is Matignon High School’s official source for textbooks. Follett partners with our faculty each year to ensure you have access to our official course materials, with textbooks from the right authors in the correct editions.

Visit www.matignon.bkstr.com and choose from money-saving used, rental, and digital textbooks. 

Every order placed through our official online bookstore supports Matignon High School and its students.

Join the bookstore email list to receive direct notifications about upcoming promotions, buyback events, book availability and more! Sign up at at the end of the checkout process when you place your first order.

The FVC online bookstore will be open to accept textbook orders on June 20, 2017.

To find out what books are needed for your classes, access the online bookstore at  www.matignon.bkstr.com and refer to the course numbers & names on your Matignon course schedule. Select the required course materials based on your preference in terms of new, used, rental, hardcopy or digital (where available).

Be sure to enter your student’s Matignon e-mail address during the checkout process. Orders cannot be processed without it.

If you experience issues placing your order or if there are issues with an order you have received, please contact Customer Service at (888) 382-3383.

For more details click here.

Removed Titles
Please click here for a list of books that were removed from the Matignon High School online book store.  They will not be used next year.  Do not purchase them from a fellow student.

 

Summer Reading 2017

Summer reading books are available at bookstores everywhere and on Matignon's online bookstore, www.matignon.bkstr.com. To purchase summer reading books from www.matignon.bkstr.com, please see above for ordering instructions.

For a PDF version of the summer reading, please click here.

Seniors
Juniors
Sophomores
Freshmen

SENIORS

AP ENGLISH

Required: 

  • Oedipus the King (in textbook)
  • Antigone by Sophocles (in Three Theban Plays (Barnes / Noble Classics Series), ISBN 9781593082352


Read any two:

  • The Awakening by Kate Chopin, ISBN 9781503293182
  • Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe, ISBN 9780385474542
  • Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston, ISBN 9780060838676
  • A Lesson Before Dying by Ernest Gaines, ISBN 9780375702709


ENGLISH - Honors

  • Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe, ISBN 9780385474542
  • Oedipus the King by Sophocles (in Three Theban Plays (Barnes / Noble Classics Series), ISBN 9781593082352
  • Frankenstein by Mary Shelley, ISBN 9781593081157


ENGLISH – Level 1 

  • Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe, ISBN 9780385474542
  • Frankenstein by Mary Shelley, ISBN 9781593081157


THEOLOGY

  • Left to Tell by Immaculee Ilibagiza ISBN 9781401944322


ANATOMY & PHYSIOLOGY (Honors, Level 1 & Level 2)

  • The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot, ISBN 9781400052189


AP PSYCHOLOGY

  • Forty Studies that Changed Psychology: Explorations into the History of Psychological Research by Roger R. Hock (Be sure to purchase the 7th edition, ISBN 9780205918393.)*

*See Ms. Burke to get the exact reading & writing assignment before June 5, 2017.


JUNIORS

ENGLISH - Honors 

  • Snow Falling on Cedars by David Guterson, ISBN 9780679764021
  • The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald, ISBN 9780743273565
  • The Piano Lesson by August Wilson, ISBN 9780452265349


ENGLISH – Level 1 & 2

  • The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger, ISBN 9780316769488
  • The Piano Lesson by August Wilson, ISBN 9780452265349


U.S. HISTORY- Honors

  • 1493 for Young People by Charles C. Mann, ISBN 9781609806637


U.S. HISTORY- Level 1 

  • 1493 for Young People by Charles C. Mann, ISBN 9781609806637


ANATOMY & PHYSIOLOGY (Honors, Level 1 & Level 2)

  • The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot, ISBN 9781400052189


AP U.S. HISTORY* 

  • The Jungle by Upton Sinclair ISBN 9781503331860
  • No Ordinary Time by Doris Kearns Goodwin, ISBN 97806848404484

*See Mr. Salvucci to get the summer writing assignment before June 5, 2017.

AP PSYCHOLOGY*

  • Forty Studies that Changed Psychology: Explorations into the History of Psychological Research by Roger R. Hock (Be sure to purchase the 7th edition, ISBN 9780205918393.)*

*See Ms. Burke to get the exact reading assignment before June 5, 2017.

SOPHOMORES

ENGLISH - Honors 

  • A Raisin in the Sun by Lorraine Hansberry, ISBN 9780679755333
  • The Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd, ISBN 9780142001745
  • The Things They Carried by Tim O’Brien, ISBN 9780618706419


ENGLISH – Level 1 & 2

  • The Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky, ISBN 9781451696196
  • A Raisin in the Sun by Lorraine Hansberry, ISBN 9780679755333


THEOLOGY 

  • Joshua: a parable for today* by Joseph F. Girzone, ISBN 9780684813462

*Be sure to purchase this exact title.

ANATOMY & PHYSIOLOGY (Honors, Level 1 & Level 2)

  • The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot, ISBN 9781400052189


WORLD HISTORY II - Honors & Level 1

  • I Have Lived a Thousand Years by Livia Bitton-Jackson, ISBN 9780689823954


AP WORLD HISTORY*

  • The Human Web by John Robert McNeill, ISBN 9780393925685
  • This Fleeting World: A Short History of Humanity by David Christian, ISBN 9781933782041

*See Mr. Salvucci before June 5, 2017 to get the summer writing assignment.

 

FRESHMEN

WORLD HISTORY – Honors

  • Be sure to complete the summer assignment packet that includes an article and map activities.  For a PDF version of it, please click here

 

WORLD HISTORY – Level 1

  • Be sure to complete the summer assignment packet that includes an article and map activities.  For a PDF version of it, please click here.

 

ENGLISH – All Levels

  • Farewell to Manzanar by Jeanne W. Houston, ISBN 9780307976079
  • Tuesdays with Morrie by Mitch Albom, ISBN 9780767905923


It is highly recommended that incoming freshmen read the following in preparation for the first semester:

  • To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee.


***Assessment for Freshmen English classes only is listed below***
In order to ensure the validity of the Matignon High School Summer Reading Program as well as test critical reading skills, each student will be administered a test on summer reading during the first week of school.  This exam will count as a test grade.