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COURSE NO. LIT-005

AMERICAN LITERATURE

 

Progeny Press Study Guides

  • Author: various
  • ISBN: various        various
  • Supplier: Rainbow Resource

Progeny Press

 

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

  • Author: Michael O’Brien
  • ISBN: 0898706785        
  • Supplier: Emmanuel Books

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)

 


COURSE NO. LIT-535

AMERICAN LITERATURE

 

The Scarlet Letter

  • Author: Nathaniel Hawthorne
  • Publisher/Copyright: : Dover Publications, 1994. Print.
  • ISBN: 1586172816        978-1586172817
  • Supplier: Retail or Amazon.com

192 pages; a novel published in 1850 about Puritan New England. Any unabridged edition will do.

 

Scarlet Letter Study Guide, The (Progeny Press)

  • Author: Irene Lape
  • ISBN: 1586091646        
  • Supplier: Rainbow Resource

Progeny Press, Eau Claire, WI; 1996; 53 pgs.; 11 units; answer key

 

Emerson: Selected Essays (Penguin Classics)

  • Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • Publisher/Copyright:
  • Translator: Ralph Waldo Emerson ; edited with an introduction by Larzer Ziff
  • ISBN: 0140390138        978-0140390131
  • Supplier: Library

Penguin Classics (April 29, 1982)

 

A Tale of Two Cities

  • Author: Charles Dickens
  • Publisher/Copyright: : Penguin Classics, 2003. Print.
  • ISBN: 0141439602        
  • 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. 544 pages.

 

A Tale of Two Cities Study Guide (Progeny Press)

  • Author: Jeannie Buchholz
  • ISBN: 1586091689        
  • Supplier: Rainbow Resource

90 pages; Progeny Press (March 1, 1999)

 

Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

  • Author: Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
  • Publisher/Copyright: : Penguin Classics, 2002. .
  • ISBN: 0142437174        
  • Supplier: Retail or Amazon.com

43 short to medium length chapters; any unabridged edition will do. 368 pages.

 

Progeny Press Study Guide: Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

  • Author: Gregory Power
  • Publisher/Copyright: Eau Claire, WI: Progeny Press, 1996. Print.
  • ISBN: 1586091654        
  • Supplier: Rainbow Resource

74 pages; 16 units; answer key; reproducible.

 

The Virginian

  • Author: Owen Wister
  • Publisher/Copyright: : Penguin Classics, 1988. Print.
  • ISBN: 0140390650        
  • Supplier: Retail or Amazon.com

Any unabridged edition will do.

 


COURSE NO. LIT-768

AMERICAN LITERATURE (AL1-B)

 

Teaching the Classics DVD and Workbook

  • Author: Adam Andrews and Missy Andrews
  • Publisher/Copyright: : The Center for Literary Education, 2004. Print and DVD.
  • ISBN: 1623410940        978-1623410940
  • Supplier: Rainbow Resource

 

Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (The Ignatius Critical Editions)

  • Author: Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
  • Publisher/Copyright: San Francisco: Ignatius Press, 2009. Print.
  • Translator: Mark Twain, edited by Mary R. Reichardt
  • ISBN: 1586172964        978-1586172961
  • Supplier: Retail or Amazon.com

With an introduction and contemporary criticism.

 

 

DOWNLOAD: Exploded Story Chart

  • Author: St. Thomas Aquinas Academy
  • Publisher/Copyright: Reno: St. Thomas Aquinas Academy, 2016. PDF.
  • ISBN: n/a        n/a
  • Supplier: St. Thomas Aquinas Academy

Based on the "Teaching the Classics" DVD lectures and syllabus, this packet guides the students through the selection of Socratic Questions to guide their literary analysis as they read a novel or play. The packet is available as a download from the Student Zone and Member Support Site.

 

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Uncle Tom's Cabin (The Ignatius Critical Editions)

  • Author: Harriet Beecher Stowe
  • Publisher/Copyright: San Francisco: Ignatius Press, 2009. Print.
  • ISBN: 1586173340        978-1586173340
  • Supplier: Retail or Amazon.com

525 pages

 

 

STAA Online, Graded Quizzes

  • Author: St. Thomas Aquinas Academy
  • Publisher/Copyright: Reno: St. Thomas Aquinas Academy, 2014. Online quizzes.
  • ISBN:        
  • Supplier: St. Thomas Aquinas Academy

This course has online, graded quizzes available to students enrolled in Grades 9-12. The quizzes are available from August 1st through June 30th. Students will be sent quiz access instructions after they submit their Course Registration forms. See the "High School Orientation" booklet for more information about the quizzes. Students that do not have weekly computer access may complete a Dimension 2 assignment in lieu of each assigned quiz.

 

 

STAA Study Guide

  • Author: St. Thomas Aquinas Academy
  • Publisher/Copyright: Reno: St. Thomas Aquinas Academy, 2017. Print.
  • ISBN:        
  • Supplier: Lulu.com

Detailed weekly plans, assignment details, and grading support for the high school courses can be found in the STAA Study Guides. Each high school student will need two study guides, one for each semester of the academic year. Individual course plan booklets may be purchased for students that are not following the general cycle sequence of the St. Thomas Aquinas Academy high school program. Match the historical cycle, the science cycle, and the track levels to your student's registered courses. Direct links for ordering the study guides will be emailed to you after you submit the Course Registration forms.

 

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Course Plan Booklet: American Literature B • Engl & American Lit. A

  • Author: St. Thomas Aquinas Academy
  • Publisher/Copyright: Reno: St. Thomas Aquinas Academy, 2017. .
  • ISBN:        
  • Supplier: Lulu.com

This booklet includes ONLY American Literature B (AL1-B) and Engl & American Lit. A (EL3-A). Look carefully at the course plans included in the STAA Study Guide before purchasing this booklet. Direct ordering link: http://www.lulu.com/content/paperback-book/21185873.

 

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A Tale of Two Cities

  • Author: Charles Dickens
  • Publisher/Copyright: : Penguin Classics, 2003. Print.
  • ISBN: 0141439602        
  • 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. 544 pages.

 

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Progeny Press Study Guide: Uncle Tom's Cabin

  • Author: Kimberlee Foley, Michael S. Gilleland
  • Publisher/Copyright: : Progeny Press, 2007. Print.
  • ISBN: 1586094831        978-1586094836
  • Supplier: Rainbow Resource

 

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The Norton Anthology of American Literature, Shorter Sixth Edition [ORDER USED]

  • Publisher/Copyright: New York, NY: W.W. Norton & Company, Inc., 2003. Print.
  • ISBN: 0393979695        978-0393979695
  • Supplier: Retail or Amazon.com

2930 pages. Our course plans reference the page numbers in the "Shorter Sixth Edition" but the "Shorter Seventh Edition" will serve as well. Good used copies are available for $5.00 to $25.00.

 

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The Scarlet Letter

  • Author: Nathaniel Hawthorne
  • Publisher/Copyright: : Dover Publications, 1994. Print.
  • ISBN: 1586172816        978-1586172817
  • Supplier: Retail or Amazon.com

192 pages; a novel published in 1850 about Puritan New England. Any unabridged edition will do.

 


COURSE NO. LIT-767

AMERICAN LITERATURE I (AL1-A)

 

Teaching the Classics DVD and Workbook

  • Author: Adam Andrews and Missy Andrews
  • Publisher/Copyright: : The Center for Literary Education, 2004. Print and DVD.
  • ISBN: 1623410940        978-1623410940
  • Supplier: Rainbow Resource

 

The Norton Anthology of American Literature, Shorter Sixth Edition [ORDER USED]

  • Publisher/Copyright: New York, NY: W.W. Norton & Company, Inc., 2003. Print.
  • ISBN: 0393979695        978-0393979695
  • Supplier: Retail or Amazon.com

2930 pages. Our course plans reference the page numbers in the "Shorter Sixth Edition" but the "Shorter Seventh Edition" will serve as well. Good used copies are available for $5.00 to $25.00.

 

Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (The Ignatius Critical Editions)

  • Author: Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
  • Publisher/Copyright: San Francisco: Ignatius Press, 2009. Print.
  • Translator: Mark Twain, edited by Mary R. Reichardt
  • ISBN: 1586172964        978-1586172961
  • Supplier: Retail or Amazon.com

With an introduction and contemporary criticism.

 


COURSE NO. LIT-602

DANTE (EL2-A)

 

Portable Dante, The

  • Author: Dante Alighieri, tr. Mark Musa
  • Publisher/Copyright: : Penguin Classics, 2003. Print.
  • Translator: Mark Musa
  • ISBN: 0142437549        978-0142437544
  • Supplier: Retail or Amazon.com

704 pages

 

Cliffs Notes: Divine Comedy, The: Inferno

  • Author: James L. Roberts and Nikki Moustaki
  • Publisher/Copyright: : Cliffs Notes, 2001. Print.
  • ISBN: 0764586548        978-0764586545
  • Supplier: Retail or Amazon.com

128 pages.

 

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DANTE: The Divine Comedy (Literature Conferences)

  • Author: Professor David A. White
  • Publisher/Copyright: : STAS Audio, . MP3 CD.
  • ISBN:        
  • Supplier: St. Thomas Aquinas Seminary

 

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Cliffs Notes: Divine Comedy, The: Paradiso [ORDER USED]

  • Author: Harold M. Priest (Editor)
  • Publisher/Copyright: : Cliffs Notes, 1972. Print.
  • ISBN: 0822003961        978-0822003960
  • Supplier: Retail or Amazon.com

120 pages.

 

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Cliffs Notes: Divine Comedy, The: Purgatorio [ORDER USED]

  • Author: Harold M. Priest
  • Publisher/Copyright: : Cliffs Notes, 1964. Print.
  • ISBN: 0822003945        978-0822003946
  • Supplier: Retail or Amazon.com

 

Teaching the Classics DVD and Workbook

  • Author: Adam Andrews and Missy Andrews
  • Publisher/Copyright: : The Center for Literary Education, 2004. Print and DVD.
  • ISBN: 1623410940        978-1623410940
  • Supplier: Rainbow Resource

 

 

STAA Study Guide

  • Author: St. Thomas Aquinas Academy
  • Publisher/Copyright: Reno: St. Thomas Aquinas Academy, 2017. Print.
  • ISBN:        
  • Supplier: Lulu.com

Detailed weekly plans, assignment details, and grading support for the high school courses can be found in the STAA Study Guides. Each high school student will need two study guides, one for each semester of the academic year. Individual course plan booklets may be purchased for students that are not following the general cycle sequence of the St. Thomas Aquinas Academy high school program. Match the historical cycle, the science cycle, and the track levels to your student's registered courses. Direct links for ordering the study guides will be emailed to you after you submit the Course Registration forms.

 


COURSE NO. LIT-769

ENGLISH & AMERICAN LIT. (EL3-A)

 

Teaching the Classics DVD and Workbook

  • Author: Adam Andrews and Missy Andrews
  • Publisher/Copyright: : The Center for Literary Education, 2004. Print and DVD.
  • ISBN: 1623410940        978-1623410940
  • Supplier: Rainbow Resource

 

Pride and Prejudice

  • Author: Jane Austen
  • Publisher/Copyright: : Dover Thrift Edition, 1995. Print..
  • ISBN: 0486284735        978-0486284736
  • Supplier: Retail or Amazon.com

Any unabridged copy will do.

 

A Tale of Two Cities

  • Author: Charles Dickens
  • Publisher/Copyright: : Penguin Classics, 2003. Print.
  • ISBN: 0141439602        
  • 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. 544 pages.

 

The Virginian

  • Author: Owen Wister
  • Publisher/Copyright: : Penguin Classics, 1988. Print.
  • ISBN: 0140390650        
  • Supplier: Retail or Amazon.com

Any unabridged edition will do.

 

To Kill a Mockingbird

  • Author: Harper Lee
  • Publisher/Copyright: : Grand Central Publishing, 1998. Print.
  • ISBN: 0446310786        978-0446310789
  • Supplier: Retail or Amazon.com

Any unbridged edition will do.

 

 

STAA Study Guide

  • Author: St. Thomas Aquinas Academy
  • Publisher/Copyright: Reno: St. Thomas Aquinas Academy, 2017. Print.
  • ISBN:        
  • Supplier: Lulu.com

Detailed weekly plans, assignment details, and grading support for the high school courses can be found in the STAA Study Guides. Each high school student will need two study guides, one for each semester of the academic year. Individual course plan booklets may be purchased for students that are not following the general cycle sequence of the St. Thomas Aquinas Academy high school program. Match the historical cycle, the science cycle, and the track levels to your student's registered courses. Direct links for ordering the study guides will be emailed to you after you submit the Course Registration forms.

 

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Course Plan Booklet: American Literature B • Engl & American Lit. A

  • Author: St. Thomas Aquinas Academy
  • Publisher/Copyright: Reno: St. Thomas Aquinas Academy, 2017. .
  • ISBN:        
  • Supplier: Lulu.com

This booklet includes ONLY American Literature B (AL1-B) and Engl & American Lit. A (EL3-A). Look carefully at the course plans included in the STAA Study Guide before purchasing this booklet. Direct ordering link: http://www.lulu.com/content/paperback-book/21185873.

 

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Animal Farm

  • ISBN:        
  • Supplier: Retail or Amazon.com

Any unabridged edition will do.

 

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Anna Karenina

  • Author: Leo Tolstoy
  • Publisher/Copyright: : Modern Library, October, 2000. .
  • Translator: Constance Garnett
  • ISBN: 067978330X        
  • Supplier: Retail or Amazon.com

Any unabridged edition will do. 976 pages.

 

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Heart of Darkness

  • ISBN:        
  • Supplier: Retail or Amazon.com

Any unabridged edition will do.

 

OPTIONAL RESOURCE

 

Jane Eyre

  • ISBN:        
  • Supplier: Retail or Amazon.com

Any unabridged edition will do.

 

OPTIONAL RESOURCE

 

My Antonia

  • ISBN:        
  • Supplier: Retail or Amazon.com

Any unabridged edition will do.

 

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The Old Man and the Sea

  • ISBN:        
  • Supplier: Retail or Amazon.com

Any unabridged edition will do.

 

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The Scarlet Letter

  • Author: Nathaniel Hawthorne
  • Publisher/Copyright: : Dover Publications, 1994. Print.
  • ISBN: 1586172816        978-1586172817
  • Supplier: Retail or Amazon.com

192 pages; a novel published in 1850 about Puritan New England. Any unabridged edition will do.

 


COURSE NO. LIT-644

GREEK LITERATURE

 

D'Aulaires Book of Greek Myths

  • Author: Ingri and Edgar Parin D’Aulaire
  • ISBN: 0440406943        
  • Supplier: Rainbow Resource

Bantam Doubleday Dell Publ. Group, Inc.; NY, NY; 1962; 192 pages; 4 parts; 46 chapters; index; Caldecott winning illustrations;

 

Children’s Homer, The: The Adventures of Odysseus and the Tale of Troy

  • Author: Padraic Colum
  • Publisher/Copyright:
  • ISBN: 0689868839        978-0689868832
  • Supplier: Rainbow Resource

Aladdin (June 22, 2004). 256 pages.

 

Archimedes and the Door of Science

  • Author: Jeanne Bendick
  • Publisher/Copyright: : Bethlehem Books, October, 1995. .
  • ISBN: 1883937124        9781883937126
  • Supplier: Rainbow Resource

135 pages. Reprint; Revised; illustrated. Living History Library series.

 

Aesop for Children, The [ORDER USED]

  • Author: Mia Winter; illustrated by Milo Winter
  • Publisher/Copyright:
  • ISBN: 0590479776        
  • Supplier: Retail or Amazon.com

 


COURSE NO. LIT-721

GREEK LITERATURE I (GL1-A)

 

Bulfinch’s Mythology (out-of-print Avenel Books/Gramercy/Crown Publishers edition) [ORDER USED]

  • Author: Thomas Bulfinch
  • Publisher/Copyright: New York: Avenel Books/Crown Publishers, 1979. Print.
  • ISBN: 0517274159        978-0517262771
  • Supplier: Retail or Amazon.com

Hardback; excellent glossary. Any edition will do, but this is our favorite.

 

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Bulfinch's Mythology (Modern Library Classics)

  • Author: Thomas Bulfinch
  • Publisher/Copyright: : Modern Library Classics, 1998. Print.
  • ISBN: 0375751475        978-0375751479
  • Supplier: Retail or Amazon.com

888 pages. We prefer the out of print Avenel Books/Crown Publishers edition (ISBN 0517274159). If the Avenel Books/Crown edition is not available used in good condition for less than $17.00, order the Modern Library Classics edition.

 

Catechism of the Catholic Church, 2nd Edition

  • Author: U.S. Catholic Church
  • Publisher/Copyright: 2nd ed.: USCCB Communications, 2000. Print.
  • ISBN: 1574551108        978-1574551105
  • Supplier: Retail or Amazon.com

920 pages. Any edition from any publisher will do. It is standard practice to reference the Catechism as "CCC" in print. The STAA course plans follow this practice.

 

Homer : The Iliad (Lattimore)

  • Author: Homer
  • Publisher/Copyright: Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1961, 2011. Print.
  • Translator: Richmond Lattimore
  • ISBN: 0226470490        978-0226470498
  • Supplier: Retail or Amazon.com

The 1961 or 2011 edition will work, just as long as you purchase an unabridged copy of Richmond Lattimore's translation of Homer's "Iliad".

 

Cliffs Notes: Homer’s Iliad

  • Author: Bob Linn
  • Publisher/Copyright: Hoboken, NJ: Cliffs Notes/Wiley Publishing, Inc., 2000. Print.
  • ISBN: 076458586X        978-0764585869
  • Supplier: Retail or Amazon.com

128 pages.

 

Teaching the Classics DVD and Workbook

  • Author: Adam Andrews and Missy Andrews
  • Publisher/Copyright: : The Center for Literary Education, 2004. Print and DVD.
  • ISBN: 1623410940        978-1623410940
  • Supplier: Rainbow Resource

 

 

STAA Online, Graded Quizzes

  • Author: St. Thomas Aquinas Academy
  • Publisher/Copyright: Reno: St. Thomas Aquinas Academy, 2014. Online quizzes.
  • ISBN:        
  • Supplier: St. Thomas Aquinas Academy

This course has online, graded quizzes available to students enrolled in Grades 9-12. The quizzes are available from August 1st through June 30th. Students will be sent quiz access instructions after they submit their Course Registration forms. See the "High School Orientation" booklet for more information about the quizzes. Students that do not have weekly computer access may complete a Dimension 2 assignment in lieu of each assigned quiz.

 

 

STAA Study Guide

  • Author: St. Thomas Aquinas Academy
  • Publisher/Copyright: Reno: St. Thomas Aquinas Academy, 2017. Print.
  • ISBN:        
  • Supplier: Lulu.com

Detailed weekly plans, assignment details, and grading support for the high school courses can be found in the STAA Study Guides. Each high school student will need two study guides, one for each semester of the academic year. Individual course plan booklets may be purchased for students that are not following the general cycle sequence of the St. Thomas Aquinas Academy high school program. Match the historical cycle, the science cycle, and the track levels to your student's registered courses. Direct links for ordering the study guides will be emailed to you after you submit the Course Registration forms.

 


COURSE NO. LIT-723

GREEK LITERATURE I (GL1-B)

 

Bulfinch’s Mythology (out-of-print Avenel Books/Gramercy/Crown Publishers edition) [ORDER USED]

  • Author: Thomas Bulfinch
  • Publisher/Copyright: New York: Avenel Books/Crown Publishers, 1979. Print.
  • ISBN: 0517274159        978-0517262771
  • Supplier: Retail or Amazon.com

Hardback; excellent glossary. Any edition will do, but this is our favorite.

 

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Bulfinch's Mythology (Modern Library Classics)

  • Author: Thomas Bulfinch
  • Publisher/Copyright: : Modern Library Classics, 1998. Print.
  • ISBN: 0375751475        978-0375751479
  • Supplier: Retail or Amazon.com

888 pages. We prefer the out of print Avenel Books/Crown Publishers edition (ISBN 0517274159). If the Avenel Books/Crown edition is not available used in good condition for less than $17.00, order the Modern Library Classics edition.

 

Catechism of the Catholic Church, 2nd Edition

  • Author: U.S. Catholic Church
  • Publisher/Copyright: 2nd ed.: USCCB Communications, 2000. Print.
  • ISBN: 1574551108        978-1574551105
  • Supplier: Retail or Amazon.com

920 pages. Any edition from any publisher will do. It is standard practice to reference the Catechism as "CCC" in print. The STAA course plans follow this practice.

 

Homer : The Iliad (Lattimore)

  • Author: Homer
  • Publisher/Copyright: Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1961, 2011. Print.
  • Translator: Richmond Lattimore
  • ISBN: 0226470490        978-0226470498
  • Supplier: Retail or Amazon.com

The 1961 or 2011 edition will work, just as long as you purchase an unabridged copy of Richmond Lattimore's translation of Homer's "Iliad".

 

Cliffs Notes: Homer’s Iliad

  • Author: Bob Linn
  • Publisher/Copyright: Hoboken, NJ: Cliffs Notes/Wiley Publishing, Inc., 2000. Print.
  • ISBN: 076458586X        978-0764585869
  • Supplier: Retail or Amazon.com

128 pages.

 

Teaching the Classics DVD and Workbook

  • Author: Adam Andrews and Missy Andrews
  • Publisher/Copyright: : The Center for Literary Education, 2004. Print and DVD.
  • ISBN: 1623410940        978-1623410940
  • Supplier: Rainbow Resource

 

 

STAA Online, Graded Quizzes

  • Author: St. Thomas Aquinas Academy
  • Publisher/Copyright: Reno: St. Thomas Aquinas Academy, 2014. Online quizzes.
  • ISBN:        
  • Supplier: St. Thomas Aquinas Academy

This course has online, graded quizzes available to students enrolled in Grades 9-12. The quizzes are available from August 1st through June 30th. Students will be sent quiz access instructions after they submit their Course Registration forms. See the "High School Orientation" booklet for more information about the quizzes. Students that do not have weekly computer access may complete a Dimension 2 assignment in lieu of each assigned quiz.

 

 

STAA Study Guide

  • Author: St. Thomas Aquinas Academy
  • Publisher/Copyright: Reno: St. Thomas Aquinas Academy, 2017. Print.
  • ISBN:        
  • Supplier: Lulu.com

Detailed weekly plans, assignment details, and grading support for the high school courses can be found in the STAA Study Guides. Each high school student will need two study guides, one for each semester of the academic year. Individual course plan booklets may be purchased for students that are not following the general cycle sequence of the St. Thomas Aquinas Academy high school program. Match the historical cycle, the science cycle, and the track levels to your student's registered courses. Direct links for ordering the study guides will be emailed to you after you submit the Course Registration forms.

 


COURSE NO. LIT-722

GREEK LITERATURE II (GL2-A)

 

Bulfinch’s Mythology (out-of-print Avenel Books/Gramercy/Crown Publishers edition) [ORDER USED]

  • Author: Thomas Bulfinch
  • Publisher/Copyright: New York: Avenel Books/Crown Publishers, 1979. Print.
  • ISBN: 0517274159        978-0517262771
  • Supplier: Retail or Amazon.com

Hardback; excellent glossary. Any edition will do, but this is our favorite.

 

Herodotus: The Histories

  • Author: Herodotus
  • Publisher/Copyright: New York, NY: Penguin Books, 1996, 2003. Print.
  • Translator: Aubrey de Selincourt
  • ISBN: 0140449086        978-0140449082
  • Supplier: Retail or Amazon.com

Reissue edition 2003; 622 pgs.; 9 units; introductions, maps, outlines, timelines, endnotes, index.

 

Homer : The Odyssey (Fagles)

  • Author: Homer
  • Publisher/Copyright: New York: Penguin Classics, 1996. Print.
  • Translator: Robert Fagles
  • ISBN: 0140268863        978-0140268867
  • Supplier: Retail or Amazon.com

560 pages.

 

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Cliffs Notes: Homer’s Odyssey

  • Author: Stanley P. Baldwin
  • Publisher/Copyright: Hoboken, NJ: Cliffs Notes/Wiley Publishing, Inc., 2000. Print or online.
  • ISBN: 0764585991        978-0764585999
  • Supplier: Retail or Amazon.com

Also available online for free at http://www.cliffsnotes.com/study_guide/literature/the-odyssey.html.

 

Aeschylus: Oresteia (Oxford World's Classics)

  • Author: Aeschylus
  • Publisher/Copyright: Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print.
  • Translator: Christopher Collard
  • ISBN: 019953781X        978-0199537815
  • Supplier: Retail or Amazon.com

 

Aeschylus II: The Suppliant Maidens, The Persians, Seven against Thebes, and Prometheus Bound

  • Author: Aeschylus
  • Publisher/Copyright: Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1991. Print.
  • Translator: Seth G. Benardete, David Grene
  • ISBN: 0226307948        978-0226307947
  • Supplier: Retail or Amazon.com

 

Sophocles: Antigone, Oedipus the King, Electra (Oxford World's Classics)

  • Author: Sophocles
  • Publisher/Copyright: Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2008. Print.
  • Translator: H.D.F. Kitto
  • ISBN: 0199537178        978-0199537174
  • Supplier: Retail or Amazon.com

192 pages

 

Teaching the Classics DVD and Workbook

  • Author: Adam Andrews and Missy Andrews
  • Publisher/Copyright: : The Center for Literary Education, 2004. Print and DVD.
  • ISBN: 1623410940        978-1623410940
  • Supplier: Rainbow Resource

 

 

STAA Online, Graded Quizzes

  • Author: St. Thomas Aquinas Academy
  • Publisher/Copyright: Reno: St. Thomas Aquinas Academy, 2014. Online quizzes.
  • ISBN:        
  • Supplier: St. Thomas Aquinas Academy

This course has online, graded quizzes available to students enrolled in Grades 9-12. The quizzes are available from August 1st through June 30th. Students will be sent quiz access instructions after they submit their Course Registration forms. See the "High School Orientation" booklet for more information about the quizzes. Students that do not have weekly computer access may complete a Dimension 2 assignment in lieu of each assigned quiz.

 

 

STAA Study Guide

  • Author: St. Thomas Aquinas Academy
  • Publisher/Copyright: Reno: St. Thomas Aquinas Academy, 2017. Print.
  • ISBN:        
  • Supplier: Lulu.com

Detailed weekly plans, assignment details, and grading support for the high school courses can be found in the STAA Study Guides. Each high school student will need two study guides, one for each semester of the academic year. Individual course plan booklets may be purchased for students that are not following the general cycle sequence of the St. Thomas Aquinas Academy high school program. Match the historical cycle, the science cycle, and the track levels to your student's registered courses. Direct links for ordering the study guides will be emailed to you after you submit the Course Registration forms.

 


COURSE NO. LIT-724

GREEK LITERATURE II (GL2-B)

 

Bulfinch’s Mythology (out-of-print Avenel Books/Gramercy/Crown Publishers edition) [ORDER USED]

  • Author: Thomas Bulfinch
  • Publisher/Copyright: New York: Avenel Books/Crown Publishers, 1979. Print.
  • ISBN: 0517274159        978-0517262771
  • Supplier: Retail or Amazon.com

Hardback; excellent glossary. Any edition will do, but this is our favorite.

 

Herodotus: The Histories

  • Author: Herodotus
  • Publisher/Copyright: New York, NY: Penguin Books, 1996, 2003. Print.
  • Translator: Aubrey de Selincourt
  • ISBN: 0140449086        978-0140449082
  • Supplier: Retail or Amazon.com

Reissue edition 2003; 622 pgs.; 9 units; introductions, maps, outlines, timelines, endnotes, index.

 

Homer : The Odyssey (Fagles)

  • Author: Homer
  • Publisher/Copyright: New York: Penguin Classics, 1996. Print.
  • Translator: Robert Fagles
  • ISBN: 0140268863        978-0140268867
  • Supplier: Retail or Amazon.com

560 pages.

 

OPTIONAL RESOURCE

Cliffs Notes: Homer’s Odyssey

  • Author: Stanley P. Baldwin
  • Publisher/Copyright: Hoboken, NJ: Cliffs Notes/Wiley Publishing, Inc., 2000. Print or online.
  • ISBN: 0764585991        978-0764585999
  • Supplier: Retail or Amazon.com

Also available online for free at http://www.cliffsnotes.com/study_guide/literature/the-odyssey.html.

 

Aeschylus: Oresteia (Oxford World's Classics)

  • Author: Aeschylus
  • Publisher/Copyright: Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print.
  • Translator: Christopher Collard
  • ISBN: 019953781X        978-0199537815
  • Supplier: Retail or Amazon.com

 

Euripides: Medea, Hippolytus, Heracles, Bacchae (Focus Classical Library)

  • Author: Euripides
  • Publisher/Copyright: Newburyport, MA: Focus Publishing, R. Pullins & Company, Inc., 2004. Print.
  • Translator: Stephen Esposito, A.J. Podlecki, Michael R. Halleran
  • ISBN: 158510048X        978-1585100484
  • Supplier: Retail or Amazon.com

304 pages.

 

Sophocles: Antigone, Oedipus the King, Electra (Oxford World's Classics)

  • Author: Sophocles
  • Publisher/Copyright: Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2008. Print.
  • Translator: H.D.F. Kitto
  • ISBN: 0199537178        978-0199537174
  • Supplier: Retail or Amazon.com

192 pages

 

Teaching the Classics DVD and Workbook

  • Author: Adam Andrews and Missy Andrews
  • Publisher/Copyright: : The Center for Literary Education, 2004. Print and DVD.
  • ISBN: 1623410940        978-1623410940
  • Supplier: Rainbow Resource

 

 

STAA Online, Graded Quizzes

  • Author: St. Thomas Aquinas Academy
  • Publisher/Copyright: Reno: St. Thomas Aquinas Academy, 2014. Online quizzes.
  • ISBN:        
  • Supplier: St. Thomas Aquinas Academy

This course has online, graded quizzes available to students enrolled in Grades 9-12. The quizzes are available from August 1st through June 30th. Students will be sent quiz access instructions after they submit their Course Registration forms. See the "High School Orientation" booklet for more information about the quizzes. Students that do not have weekly computer access may complete a Dimension 2 assignment in lieu of each assigned quiz.

 

 

STAA Study Guide

  • Author: St. Thomas Aquinas Academy
  • Publisher/Copyright: Reno: St. Thomas Aquinas Academy, 2017. Print.
  • ISBN:        
  • Supplier: Lulu.com

Detailed weekly plans, assignment details, and grading support for the high school courses can be found in the STAA Study Guides. Each high school student will need two study guides, one for each semester of the academic year. Individual course plan booklets may be purchased for students that are not following the general cycle sequence of the St. Thomas Aquinas Academy high school program. Match the historical cycle, the science cycle, and the track levels to your student's registered courses. Direct links for ordering the study guides will be emailed to you after you submit the Course Registration forms.

 


COURSE NO. LIT-158

LITERATURE

 

Progeny Press Study Guides

  • Author: various
  • ISBN: various        various
  • Supplier: Rainbow Resource

Progeny Press

 

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

  • Author: Michael O’Brien
  • ISBN: 0898706785        
  • Supplier: Emmanuel Books

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)

 

OPTIONAL RESOURCE

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

 


COURSE NO. LIT-229

LITERATURE

 

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

  • Author: Michael O’Brien
  • ISBN: 0898706785        
  • Supplier: Emmanuel Books

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

 


COURSE NO. LIT-658

LITERATURE

 

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

  • Author: Michael O’Brien
  • ISBN: 0898706785        
  • Supplier: Emmanuel Books

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)

 

Five in a Row, Volume 1

  • Author: Jane Claire Lambert
  • Publisher/Copyright: Grandview, MO: Five in a Row Publishing, 1997, 1994. .
  • ISBN: 1888659009        9781888659009
  • Supplier: Rainbow Resource

151 pgs.; 19 book units; Introductions, Instructions, Index, Glossary; 16 short appendices; craft and activity patterns and notes. (Older editions will work just as well.)

 


COURSE NO. LIT-378

OLD WORLD LITERATURE

 

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

  • Author: Michael O’Brien
  • ISBN: 0898706785        
  • Supplier: Emmanuel Books

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

 


COURSE NO. LIT-049

ROMAN LITERATURE

 

 

Literature Grades and Book Reports

  • Author: St. Thomas Aquinas Academy
  • Publisher/Copyright: Reno: St. Thomas Aquinas Academy, 1995 to present. .
  • ISBN:        
  • Supplier: St. Thomas Aquinas Academy

Central to the St. Thomas Aquinas Academy program is literature and the preparation of the child for a lifetime of appreciating classic literature and great books. In keeping with this purpose, it is recommended that each student complete two book reports per quarter (four per semester) unless directed otherwise by a literature course paired with their historical cycle. Suggested book report formats for each grade level can be found on the Member Support Site. Sign in at www.staahomeschool.com/members, click on "COURSE & DOWNLOADS," and then scroll through the resource list until you come to the "Literature Grades & Book Reports" link.

 

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

  • Author: Michael O’Brien
  • ISBN: 0898706785        
  • Supplier: Emmanuel Books

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

 

Cultural Atlas For Young People: Ancient Rome

  • Author: Mike Corbishley
  • ISBN: 081605147X        978-0816051472
  • Supplier: Rainbow Resource

96 pages; Facts on File; Revised edition (June 2003); 2 parts—history and geography; introduction; timeline; glossary; index; references and resources

 

Tanglewood Tales: For Girls and Boys [ORDER USED]

  • Author: Nathaniel Hawthorne
  • Publisher/Copyright:
  • ISBN: 0812565150        978-0812565157
  • Supplier: Retail or Amazon.com

192 pages; Tor Classics (August 15, 1999)

 

A Wonder Book: For Boys and Girls [ORDER USED]

  • Author: Nathaniel Hawthorne
  • Publisher/Copyright: : Tor Classics, 1998. .
  • ISBN: 0812565231        978-0812565232
  • Supplier: Retail or Amazon.com

192 pages.

 

Rome and Romans (Time Traveler Series)

  • Author: Heather Amery and Patricia Vanags
  • Publisher/Copyright:
  • ISBN: 0746030711        978-0746030714
  • Supplier: Rainbow Resource

32 pages; E.D.C. Publishing; Rev and Updtd edition (January 1998)

 

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)

 

Aeneid for Boys and Girls, The

  • Author: Alfred J. Church
  • Publisher/Copyright:
  • ISBN: 1599150603        978-1599150604
  • Supplier: Retail or Amazon.com

176 pages; Yesterday’s Classics (September 26, 2006)

 

Greek and Roman Plays for the Intermediate Grades [ORDER USED]

  • Author: Albert Cullum
  • Publisher/Copyright:
  • ISBN: 0866539417        978-0866539418
  • Supplier: Retail or Amazon.com

Fearon Teacher AIDS (December 1993)

 

OPTIONAL RESOURCE

Augustus Caesar s World

  • Author: Genevieve Foster
  • ISBN: 0964380323        978-0964380325
  • Supplier: Library

330 pages; Beautiful Feet Bks; Illustrate edition (June 1, 1996)

 

OPTIONAL RESOURCE

Augustus Caesar, Architect of Empire

  • Author: Monroe Stearns
  • ISBN: 0531009661        978-0531009666
  • Supplier: Library

183 pages; F. Watts (1972)

 

OPTIONAL RESOURCE

Book of Virtues, The

  • Author: William J. Bennett
  • Publisher/Copyright: : Simon and Schuster, 1996. .
  • ISBN: 0684835770        978-0684835778
  • Supplier: Rainbow Resource

832 pages.

 

OPTIONAL RESOURCE

Bronze Bow, The

  • Author: Elizabeth George Speare
  • Publisher/Copyright: : Houghton Mifflin, 1997. .
  • ISBN: 0395137195        
  • Supplier: Rainbow Resource

256 pages.

 

OPTIONAL RESOURCE

Butler’s Lives of the Saints: Concise Edition

  • ISBN: 0060692995        978-0060692995
  • Supplier: Retail or Amazon.com

466 pages; HarperSanFrancisco; Revised edition (July 5, 1991)

 

OPTIONAL RESOURCE

Caesar’s Gallic Wars

  • Author: Olivia Coolidge
  • Publisher/Copyright: : Linnet Books, 1998. .
  • ISBN: 0208023348        978-0208023346
  • Supplier: Library

246 pages; Linnet Books; Revised edition (May 1998)

 

OPTIONAL RESOURCE

CliffsComplete: Shakespeare's Julius Caesar

  • Author: William Shakespeare
  • Publisher/Copyright: Foster City, CA: IDG Books Worldwide, Inc., 2000. Print.
  • ISBN: 076458569X        978-0764585692
  • Supplier: Retail or Amazon.com

216 pages.

 

OPTIONAL RESOURCE

Coriolanus

  • Author: William Shakespeare
  • ISBN: 0451528433        978-0451528438
  • Supplier: Retail or Amazon.com

384 pages; Signet Classics; 2nd Revised edition (July 2, 2002)

 

OPTIONAL RESOURCE

Detectives in Togas

  • Author: Henry Winterfeld
  • ISBN: 0152162801        978-0152162801
  • Supplier: Library

272 pages; Odyssey Classics (November 1, 2002)

 

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

Gift of the Golden Cup, The: A Tale of Rome and Pirates

  • Author: Isabelle Lawrence
  • ISBN:        
  • Supplier: Library

288 pages; The Bobbs-Merrill Co (1946)

 

OPTIONAL RESOURCE

Julius Caesar

  • Author: John Gunther
  • ISBN:        
  • Supplier: Library

182 pages; Random House (1959)

 

OPTIONAL RESOURCE

Marcus Aurelius : Meditations

  • Author: Marcus Aurelius
  • Publisher/Copyright: London: Penguin Classics, 2006. Print.
  • Translator: Martin Hammond
  • ISBN: 0140449337        978-0140449334
  • Supplier: Retail or Amazon.com

304 Pages

 

OPTIONAL RESOURCE

Martyrs of the Coliseum

  • Author: Rev. Augustine O’Reilly
  • ISBN: 0895551926        978-0895551924
  • Supplier: Library

Tan Books and Pub (June 1987)

 

OPTIONAL RESOURCE

Message to Hadrian: An Adventure Story of Ancient Rome

  • Author: Geoffrey Trease
  • ISBN:        
  • Supplier: Library

256 pages; Vanguard Press (1955)

 

OPTIONAL RESOURCE

Plutarch’s Lives, Volume 1 (Modern Library Classics)

  • Author: Plutarch
  • Publisher/Copyright: New York: Modern Library, 2001. Print.
  • Translator: John Dryden, Arthur Hugh Clough
  • ISBN: 0375756760        978-0375756764
  • Supplier: Retail or Amazon.com

816 pages.

 

OPTIONAL RESOURCE

Roman Engineers, The [ORDER USED]

  • Author: L.A. and J.A. Hamey
  • Publisher/Copyright: New York, NY: Cambridge University Press, 2000, 1981. Print.
  • ISBN: 0521225116        
  • Supplier: Retail or Amazon.com

48 pages; 6 chapters

 

OPTIONAL RESOURCE

Silver Branch, The

  • Author: Rosemary Sutcliff
  • ISBN: 0374466483        978-0374466480
  • Supplier: Library

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

 

OPTIONAL RESOURCE

St. Helena and the True Cross

  • Author: Louis De Wohl
  • ISBN:        
  • Supplier: Library

190 pages; Vision Books (1958)

 

OPTIONAL RESOURCE

The Young Carthaginian, A Story Of The Times Of Hannibal

  • Author: G. A. Henty
  • Publisher/Copyright:
  • ISBN: 1576468747        978-1576468746
  • Supplier: Library

199 pages; Quiet Vision Pub (October 30, 2004)

 

OPTIONAL RESOURCE

White Isle, The

  • Author: Caroline Dale Snedeker
  • ISBN: 0966706730        978-0966706734
  • Supplier: Library

American Home School Publishing, LLC (2005)

 


COURSE NO. LIT-651

ROMAN LITERATURE

 

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)

 

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

  • Author: Michael O’Brien
  • ISBN: 0898706785        
  • Supplier: Emmanuel Books

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

 

Bronze Bow Study Guide, The (Progeny Press Study Guide)

  • Author: Carole Pelttari
  • Publisher/Copyright: : Progeny Press, 1996. .
  • ISBN: 158609145X        
  • Supplier: Rainbow Resource

70 pages.

 

Bronze Bow, The

  • Author: Elizabeth George Speare
  • Publisher/Copyright: : Houghton Mifflin, 1997. .
  • ISBN: 0395137195        
  • Supplier: Rainbow Resource

256 pages.

 


COURSE NO. LIT-742

ROMAN LITERATURE I (RL1-A)

 

Bulfinch’s Mythology (out-of-print Avenel Books/Gramercy/Crown Publishers edition) [ORDER USED]

  • Author: Thomas Bulfinch
  • Publisher/Copyright: New York: Avenel Books/Crown Publishers, 1979. Print.
  • ISBN: 0517274159        978-0517262771
  • Supplier: Retail or Amazon.com

Hardback; excellent glossary. Any edition will do, but this is our favorite.

 

OPTIONAL RESOURCE

Bulfinch's Mythology (Modern Library Classics)

  • Author: Thomas Bulfinch
  • Publisher/Copyright: : Modern Library Classics, 1998. Print.
  • ISBN: 0375751475        978-0375751479
  • Supplier: Retail or Amazon.com

888 pages. We prefer the out of print Avenel Books/Crown Publishers edition (ISBN 0517274159). If the Avenel Books/Crown edition is not available used in good condition for less than $17.00, order the Modern Library Classics edition.

 

The Aeneid (Penguin Classics)

  • Author: Virgil
  • Publisher/Copyright: New York: Penguin Classics, 2010. Print.
  • Translator: Robert Fagles
  • ISBN: 0143106295        978-0143106296
  • Supplier: Retail or Amazon.com

496 Pages.

 

Cliffs Notes: The Aeneid

  • Author: Richard McDougall and Suzanne Pavlos
  • Publisher/Copyright: Lincoln, NE: Cliffs Notes, 2000. Print.
  • ISBN: 0764586807        978-0764586804
  • Supplier: Retail or Amazon.com

 

Plutarch’s Lives, Volume 2 (Modern Library Classics)

  • Author: Plutarch
  • Publisher/Copyright: New York: Modern Library, 2001. Print.
  • Translator: John Dryden
  • ISBN: 0375756779        978-0375756771
  • Supplier: Retail or Amazon.com

752 pages.

 

CliffsComplete: Shakespeare's Julius Caesar

  • Author: William Shakespeare
  • Publisher/Copyright: Foster City, CA: IDG Books Worldwide, Inc., 2000. Print.
  • ISBN: 076458569X        978-0764585692
  • Supplier: Retail or Amazon.com

216 pages.

 

Cicero : On the Good Life

  • Author: Marcus Tullius Cicero
  • Publisher/Copyright: Middlesex: Penguin Classics, 1971. Print.
  • Translator: Michael Grant
  • ISBN: 0140442448        978-0140442441
  • Supplier: Retail or Amazon.com

384 pages; 6 articles; appendices; maps; index.

 

Teaching the Classics DVD and Workbook

  • Author: Adam Andrews and Missy Andrews
  • Publisher/Copyright: : The Center for Literary Education, 2004. Print and DVD.
  • ISBN: 1623410940        978-1623410940
  • Supplier: Rainbow Resource

 

 

STAA Online, Graded Quizzes

  • Author: St. Thomas Aquinas Academy
  • Publisher/Copyright: Reno: St. Thomas Aquinas Academy, 2014. Online quizzes.
  • ISBN:        
  • Supplier: St. Thomas Aquinas Academy

This course has online, graded quizzes available to students enrolled in Grades 9-12. The quizzes are available from August 1st through June 30th. Students will be sent quiz access instructions after they submit their Course Registration forms. See the "High School Orientation" booklet for more information about the quizzes. Students that do not have weekly computer access may complete a Dimension 2 assignment in lieu of each assigned quiz.

 

 

STAA Study Guide

  • Author: St. Thomas Aquinas Academy
  • Publisher/Copyright: Reno: St. Thomas Aquinas Academy, 2017. Print.
  • ISBN:        
  • Supplier: Lulu.com

Detailed weekly plans, assignment details, and grading support for the high school courses can be found in the STAA Study Guides. Each high school student will need two study guides, one for each semester of the academic year. Individual course plan booklets may be purchased for students that are not following the general cycle sequence of the St. Thomas Aquinas Academy high school program. Match the historical cycle, the science cycle, and the track levels to your student's registered courses. Direct links for ordering the study guides will be emailed to you after you submit the Course Registration forms.

 


COURSE NO. LIT-743

ROMAN LITERATURE I (RL1-B)


OPTIONAL RESOURCE

Bulfinch's Mythology (Modern Library Classics)

  • Author: Thomas Bulfinch
  • Publisher/Copyright: : Modern Library Classics, 1998. Print.
  • ISBN: 0375751475        978-0375751479
  • Supplier: Retail or Amazon.com

888 pages. We prefer the out of print Avenel Books/Crown Publishers edition (ISBN 0517274159). If the Avenel Books/Crown edition is not available used in good condition for less than $17.00, order the Modern Library Classics edition.

 

Bulfinch’s Mythology (out-of-print Avenel Books/Gramercy/Crown Publishers edition) [ORDER USED]

  • Author: Thomas Bulfinch
  • Publisher/Copyright: New York: Avenel Books/Crown Publishers, 1979. Print.
  • ISBN: 0517274159        978-0517262771
  • Supplier: Retail or Amazon.com

Hardback; excellent glossary. Any edition will do, but this is our favorite.

 

The Aeneid (Penguin Classics)

  • Author: Virgil
  • Publisher/Copyright: New York: Penguin Classics, 2010. Print.
  • Translator: Robert Fagles
  • ISBN: 0143106295        978-0143106296
  • Supplier: Retail or Amazon.com

496 Pages.

 

Cliffs Notes: The Aeneid

  • Author: Richard McDougall and Suzanne Pavlos
  • Publisher/Copyright: Lincoln, NE: Cliffs Notes, 2000. Print.
  • ISBN: 0764586807        978-0764586804
  • Supplier: Retail or Amazon.com

 

Plutarch’s Lives, Volume 2 (Modern Library Classics)

  • Author: Plutarch
  • Publisher/Copyright: New York: Modern Library, 2001. Print.
  • Translator: John Dryden
  • ISBN: 0375756779        978-0375756771
  • Supplier: Retail or Amazon.com

752 pages.

 

CliffsComplete: Shakespeare's Julius Caesar

  • Author: William Shakespeare
  • Publisher/Copyright: Foster City, CA: IDG Books Worldwide, Inc., 2000. Print.
  • ISBN: 076458569X        978-0764585692
  • Supplier: Retail or Amazon.com

216 pages.

 

Cicero : On the Good Life

  • Author: Marcus Tullius Cicero
  • Publisher/Copyright: Middlesex: Penguin Classics, 1971. Print.
  • Translator: Michael Grant
  • ISBN: 0140442448        978-0140442441
  • Supplier: Retail or Amazon.com

384 pages; 6 articles; appendices; maps; index.

 

Teaching the Classics DVD and Workbook

  • Author: Adam Andrews and Missy Andrews
  • Publisher/Copyright: : The Center for Literary Education, 2004. Print and DVD.
  • ISBN: 1623410940        978-1623410940
  • Supplier: Rainbow Resource

 

 

STAA Study Guide

  • Author: St. Thomas Aquinas Academy
  • Publisher/Copyright: Reno: St. Thomas Aquinas Academy, 2017. Print.
  • ISBN:        
  • Supplier: Lulu.com

Detailed weekly plans, assignment details, and grading support for the high school courses can be found in the STAA Study Guides. Each high school student will need two study guides, one for each semester of the academic year. Individual course plan booklets may be purchased for students that are not following the general cycle sequence of the St. Thomas Aquinas Academy high school program. Match the historical cycle, the science cycle, and the track levels to your student's registered courses. Direct links for ordering the study guides will be emailed to you after you submit the Course Registration forms.

 

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Course Plan Booklet: Roman Literature I and II, B Track

  • Author: St. Thomas Aquinas Academy
  • Publisher/Copyright: Reno: St. Thomas Aquinas Academy, 2017. .
  • ISBN:        
  • Supplier: Lulu.com

This booklet includes ONLY Roman Literature IB and Roman Literature IIB. Look carefully at the course plans included in the STAA Study Guide before purchasing this booklet. Direct ordering link: http://www.lulu.com/content/paperback-book/21169540.

 


COURSE NO. LIT-744

ROMAN LITERATURE II (RL2-A)

 

Plautus: The Pot of Gold and Other Plays (Penguin Classics)

  • Author: Plautus
  • Publisher/Copyright: London: Penguin Classics, 1965. Print.
  • Translator: E.F. Watling
  • ISBN: 0140441492        978-0140441499
  • Supplier: Retail or Amazon.com

272 pages

 

The Comedy of Errors (Folger Shakespeare Library)

  • Author: William Shakespeare
  • Publisher/Copyright: New York: Washington Square Press, 2004. Print.
  • ISBN: 0743484886        978-0743484886
  • Supplier: Retail or Amazon.com

 

Terence : The Comedies

  • Author: Terence
  • Publisher/Copyright: Oxford, NY: Oxford University Press, USA, 2006. Print.
  • Translator: Peter Brown
  • ISBN: 0199556032        978-0199556038
  • Supplier: Retail or Amazon.com

368 pages

 

Marcus Aurelius : Meditations

  • Author: Marcus Aurelius
  • Publisher/Copyright: London: Penguin Classics, 2006. Print.
  • Translator: Martin Hammond
  • ISBN: 0140449337        978-0140449334
  • Supplier: Retail or Amazon.com

304 Pages

 

St. Augustine : City of God

  • Author: St. Augustine
  • Publisher/Copyright: New York, NY: Doubleday, 1958. Print.
  • Translator: Walsh, Zema, Monahan and Honan
  • ISBN: 0385029101        
  • Supplier: Retail or Amazon.com

560 pages; Image; Abridged Ed edition (January 19, 1958); 22 books; index

 

Teaching the Classics DVD and Workbook

  • Author: Adam Andrews and Missy Andrews
  • Publisher/Copyright: : The Center for Literary Education, 2004. Print and DVD.
  • ISBN: 1623410940        978-1623410940
  • Supplier: Rainbow Resource

 

 

STAA Study Guide

  • Author: St. Thomas Aquinas Academy
  • Publisher/Copyright: Reno: St. Thomas Aquinas Academy, 2017. Print.
  • ISBN:        
  • Supplier: Lulu.com

Detailed weekly plans, assignment details, and grading support for the high school courses can be found in the STAA Study Guides. Each high school student will need two study guides, one for each semester of the academic year. Individual course plan booklets may be purchased for students that are not following the general cycle sequence of the St. Thomas Aquinas Academy high school program. Match the historical cycle, the science cycle, and the track levels to your student's registered courses. Direct links for ordering the study guides will be emailed to you after you submit the Course Registration forms.

 


COURSE NO. LIT-745

ROMAN LITERATURE II (RL2-B)

 

Plautus: The Pot of Gold and Other Plays (Penguin Classics)

  • Author: Plautus
  • Publisher/Copyright: London: Penguin Classics, 1965. Print.
  • Translator: E.F. Watling
  • ISBN: 0140441492        978-0140441499
  • Supplier: Retail or Amazon.com

272 pages

 

The Comedy of Errors (Folger Shakespeare Library)

  • Author: William Shakespeare
  • Publisher/Copyright: New York: Washington Square Press, 2004. Print.
  • ISBN: 0743484886        978-0743484886
  • Supplier: Retail or Amazon.com

 

Terence : The Comedies

  • Author: Terence
  • Publisher/Copyright: Oxford, NY: Oxford University Press, USA, 2006. Print.
  • Translator: Peter Brown
  • ISBN: 0199556032        978-0199556038
  • Supplier: Retail or Amazon.com

368 pages

 

Marcus Aurelius : Meditations

  • Author: Marcus Aurelius
  • Publisher/Copyright: London: Penguin Classics, 2006. Print.
  • Translator: Martin Hammond
  • ISBN: 0140449337        978-0140449334
  • Supplier: Retail or Amazon.com

304 Pages

 

St. Augustine : City of God

  • Author: St. Augustine
  • Publisher/Copyright: New York, NY: Doubleday, 1958. Print.
  • Translator: Walsh, Zema, Monahan and Honan
  • ISBN: 0385029101        
  • Supplier: Retail or Amazon.com

560 pages; Image; Abridged Ed edition (January 19, 1958); 22 books; index

 

Teaching the Classics DVD and Workbook

  • Author: Adam Andrews and Missy Andrews
  • Publisher/Copyright: : The Center for Literary Education, 2004. Print and DVD.
  • ISBN: 1623410940        978-1623410940
  • Supplier: Rainbow Resource

 

 

STAA Study Guide

  • Author: St. Thomas Aquinas Academy
  • Publisher/Copyright: Reno: St. Thomas Aquinas Academy, 2017. Print.
  • ISBN:        
  • Supplier: Lulu.com

Detailed weekly plans, assignment details, and grading support for the high school courses can be found in the STAA Study Guides. Each high school student will need two study guides, one for each semester of the academic year. Individual course plan booklets may be purchased for students that are not following the general cycle sequence of the St. Thomas Aquinas Academy high school program. Match the historical cycle, the science cycle, and the track levels to your student's registered courses. Direct links for ordering the study guides will be emailed to you after you submit the Course Registration forms.

 

OPTIONAL RESOURCE

 

Course Plan Booklet: Roman Literature I and II, B Track

  • Author: St. Thomas Aquinas Academy
  • Publisher/Copyright: Reno: St. Thomas Aquinas Academy, 2017. .
  • ISBN:        
  • Supplier: Lulu.com

This booklet includes ONLY Roman Literature IB and Roman Literature IIB. Look carefully at the course plans included in the STAA Study Guide before purchasing this booklet. Direct ordering link: http://www.lulu.com/content/paperback-book/21169540.

 


COURSE NO. LIT-601

SHAKESPEARE (EL1-B)

 

Hamlet (Cliffs Complete)

  • Author: William Shakespeare, Terri Mategrano
  • Publisher/Copyright: : Cliffs Notes, 2000. .
  • ISBN: 0764585681        978-0764585685
  • Supplier: Retail or Amazon.com

 

William Shakespeare’s Hamlet (1996)

  • Author: Director: Kenneth Branagh
  • Publisher/Copyright: : Warner Home Video, 2007. Two DVD disc set.
  • ISBN:        
  • Supplier: Retail or Amazon.com

 

Teaching the Classics DVD and Workbook

  • Author: Adam Andrews and Missy Andrews
  • Publisher/Copyright: : The Center for Literary Education, 2004. Print and DVD.
  • ISBN: 1623410940        978-1623410940
  • Supplier: Rainbow Resource

 

Macbeth (Progeny Press Study Guide)

  • Publisher/Copyright: : Progeny Press, 2007. .
  • ISBN: 1586093746        978-1586093747
  • Supplier: Rainbow Resource

 

Macbeth (The Pelican Shakespeare)

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

 

The Taming of the Shrew (CliffsComplete)

  • Author: William Shakespeare
  • Publisher/Copyright:
  • ISBN: 0764587293        978-0764587290
  • Supplier: Retail or Amazon.com

 

 

STAA Online, Graded Quizzes

  • Author: St. Thomas Aquinas Academy
  • Publisher/Copyright: Reno: St. Thomas Aquinas Academy, 2014. Online quizzes.
  • ISBN:        
  • Supplier: St. Thomas Aquinas Academy

This course has online, graded quizzes available to students enrolled in Grades 9-12. The quizzes are available from August 1st through June 30th. Students will be sent quiz access instructions after they submit their Course Registration forms. See the "High School Orientation" booklet for more information about the quizzes. Students that do not have weekly computer access may complete a Dimension 2 assignment in lieu of each assigned quiz.

 

 

STAA Study Guide

  • Author: St. Thomas Aquinas Academy
  • Publisher/Copyright: Reno: St. Thomas Aquinas Academy, 2017. Print.
  • ISBN:        
  • Supplier: Lulu.com

Detailed weekly plans, assignment details, and grading support for the high school courses can be found in the STAA Study Guides. Each high school student will need two study guides, one for each semester of the academic year. Individual course plan booklets may be purchased for students that are not following the general cycle sequence of the St. Thomas Aquinas Academy high school program. Match the historical cycle, the science cycle, and the track levels to your student's registered courses. Direct links for ordering the study guides will be emailed to you after you submit the Course Registration forms.

 

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A Midsummer Night's Dream (CliffsComplete)

  • Author: William Shakespeare
  • Publisher/Copyright: : Cliffs Notes, 2000. Print.
  • ISBN: 0764586726        978-0764586729
  • Supplier: Retail or Amazon.com

96 pages.

 

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Merchant of Venice (Progeny Press Study Guide)

  • ISBN: 1586093754        978-1586093754
  • Supplier: Rainbow Resource

 

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Romeo and Juliet (Progeny Press Study Guide)

  • Publisher/Copyright:
  • ISBN: 1586093800        978-1586093808
  • Supplier: Rainbow Resource

66 pages; Progeny Press (August 1, 2007)

 

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The Tempest (CliffsComplete)

  • Author: William Shakespeare
  • Publisher/Copyright:
  • ISBN: 0764585762        978-0764585760
  • Supplier: Retail or Amazon.com

 

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Twelfth Night (CliffsComplete)

  • Author: William Shakespeare
  • Publisher/Copyright:
  • ISBN: 0764585770        978-0764585777
  • Supplier: Retail or Amazon.com

 


COURSE NO. LIT-069

WORLD LITERATURE

 

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

  • Author: Michael O’Brien
  • ISBN: 0898706785        
  • Supplier: Emmanuel Books

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.

 


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