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Booklist for Collège 2017-18

on Sun, 07/16/2017 - 10:27

For maximum efficiency, please could parents ensure that the correct editions (see ISBN number) are obtained for the beginning of the school year.   Please also be aware that orders placed outside Europe may entail very lengthy delivery times. There is no need to read the books prior to the beginning of the school year.


  • A Christmas Carol, Charles Dickens, Klett, ISBN: 9783125775213
  • Private Peaceful, Michael Mopurgo, Harper Collins Children’s Books, ISBN: 9780007150076
  • Wordly Wise 3000 Book 6, Kenneth Hodkinson and Sandra Adams, Educators Publishing Service, ISBN: 978-0838876060
  • Children should have access to a good English dictionary at home.
  • For information: A fourth book will be notified to you during the autumn term for study during the spring term 2018.

For all the 5e/4e/3e students:

Please make sure you have your own personal copy of each book (and not a copy borrowed from a brother/sister/parent, etc.) as you will be asked to highlight/underline/comment on your own favorite quotes, etc.
For new students: please note that you will need:     

  • a thin 3 or 4 ring plastic binder
  • 5 dividers
  • sheet protectors
  • sheets of paper


  • Wordly Wise 3000 Book 6: Systematic Academic Vocabulary Development.   Kenneth Hodkinson and Sandra Adams, January 2012  ISBN-10: 0838876064 ISBN-13: 978-0838876060
  • The House on Mango Street, Sandra Cisneros.   Vintage Contemporaries (or any other edition)  ISBN-10: 0-679-73477-5
  • The Importance of Being Earnest, Oscar Wilde.   W. W. Norton & Company, Norton Critical Editions  ISBN-10: 0393927539  ISBN-13: 978-0393927535
  • Haroun and the Sea of Stories, Salman Rushdie.   Puffin; New Ed  ISBN-10: 0140366504  ISBN-13: 978-0140366501
  • The Tempest, Shakespeare.   OUP Oxford; Oxford School Shakespeare  ISBN-10: 0198325002 ISBN-13: 978-0198325000


  • Pygmalion, George Bernard Shaw.   Penguin Classics;  Rev Ed  ISBN-10: 0141439505 ISBN-13: 978-0141439501
  • A Midsummer Night's Dream, Shakespeare.   OUP Oxford; Oxford School Shakespeare  ISBN-10: 0198328664 ISBN-13: 978-0198328667
  • Dracula, Bram Stoker.   Oxford World's Classics  ISBN-13: 978-0-19-956409-5
  • The Fifth Child, Doris Lessing.   Vintage; Vintage International  ISBN-10: 0679721827  ISBN-13: 978-0679721826


  • Pride and Prejudice, Jane Austen.   Oxford University Press  ISNB 978-0-19-953556-9
  • Romeo and Juliet, Shakespeare.  OUP Oxford; Oxford School Shakespeare ISBN-10: 0198321668 ISBN-13: 978-0198321668
  • Dancing at Lughnasa, Brian Friel. Faber & Faber Plays  ISBN-10: 0571144799  ISBN-13: 978-0571144792
  • A Pale View of Hills, Kazuo Ishiguro. Faber & Faber  ISBN-10: 0571258255 ISBN-13: 978-0571258253