Grade 1

Little Bear and Little Bear’s Visit, by Else Holmelund Minarik
Caps for Sale, by Esphyr Slobodkina    
Blueberries for Sal and Make Way for Ducklings by Robert McClosky
Billy and Blaze and Blaze and the Forest Fire by C.W. Anderson
The Story About Ping, by Marjorie Flack
Keep the Lights Burning, by Peter & Connie Roop
Stone Soup, by Marcia Brown
The Little House, by Virginia Lee Burton
Miss Rumphius, by Barbara Cooney

Grade 2

Prairie School, by Avi
The Courage of Sarah Noble, by Alice Dalgliesh
Little House in the Big Words, by Laura Ingalls Wilders
The Tale of Peter Rabbit, The Tale of Benjamin Bunny,
The Tale of Tom Kitten,
The Tale of Johnny Town-Mouse, by Beatrix Potter
Animal Folk Tales of America, by Tony Palazzo

Grade 3

Charlotte’s Web, by E.B. White
Farmer Boy, by Laura Ingalls Wilder
This is Our Town, and This is Our Valley, by S.N.D., M.A. Sister M. Marguerite
The Story Tree, by Bernarda and Rankin
The Moffats, by Eleanor Estes

Poetry: Poetry for the Grammar Stage; Memoria Press,  “The Pleiades,” “The Happy Farmer,” “The Hayloft,” “Lazy Ned,” “Try, Try Again,” and “Our House”

Grade 4:

The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe, by CS Lewis
 Heidi, by Johanna Spyri
 Lassie Come-Home, by Eric Knight
A Book of Gladness, by Seton Press
This is Our Land, by Sister M. Margaret Sheila

Poetry:  “Out in the Fields With God”, “Shaker Poem”, “The Nightingale and the Glow-worm”, “Ode to the Northeast Wind”, “Hope is the thing with feathers”, “The Raven”

Grade 5:

 A Book of Gratitude, by Seton Press
These are Our People, by Celine and Synon
Adam of the Road, by Elizabeth Janet Gray
The Door in the Wall, by Marguerite de Angeli
Robin Hood and King Arthur by Roger Lancelyn Green

Grade 6:

The Trojan War by Olivia Coolidge
The Children’s Homer: The Adventures of Odysseus and the Tale of Troy by Padraic Colum
The Bronze Bow by Elizabeth George Speare
The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien

Grade 7:

The Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain
Anne of Green Gables by Elizabeth Maude Montgomery
Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson
The Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Grahame

Grade 8:

Little Women by Louisa May Alcott
To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee
Across Five Aprils by Irene Hunt
As You Like It by Shakespeare

Poetry and Short Stories, text and workbook published by Memoria Press

Grade 9:  (Ancient Literature): 

Antigone by Sophocles
Iliad by Homer
Hadestown by Anais Mitchell
Elements of Style by Strunk and White
Odyssey by Homer
Apology by Plato
The Book of Job

The Aeneid by Virgil
Against Cataline by Cicero
Meditations by Marcus Aurelius

Grade 10:  (Medieval Literature)

Canterbury Tales & Poetry
Sir Gawain & Green Knight

Grade 11:  (British Literature)

Tragedie of the Life and Death of Doctor Faustus by Christopher Marlowe
Henry V by William Shakespeare
Holy Sonnets of John Donne by Benjamin Britten
Paradise Lost – Book 1 & 9 by John Milton
Excerpt from John Dryden’s Translation of Aeneid
Essay on Man by Alexander Pope
A Modest Proposal by Jonathan Swift
A Brief to Free a Slave by Samuel Johnson
Dictionary of the English Language
Poems by William Blake, Keats, Shelley, Byron
Poems by Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Excerpts on Industrialization
The Cry of the Children by Elizabeth Barrett Browning
The Goblin Market by Christina Rossetti
The Picture of Dorian Gray and The Ballad of Reading Gaol by Oscar Wilde
Ulysses by James Joyce
Charge of the Light Brigade by Alfred, Lord Tennyson
Invictus by William Ernest Henley
Dulce et Decorum est by Wilfred Owen
An Irish Airman Forsees his Death by W.B. Yeats
The Soldier by Rupert Brooke
The Lovesong of J. Alfred Prufrock by T.S. Eliot
Stop All the Clocks and The Shield of Achilles by W.H. Auden
The Man Who Was Thursday and On Fairy Stories by G.K Chesterton
Horace 1.11
On Individuality

Grade 12:  (American Literature)

Adventures in American Literature, Pegasus Edition, Harcourt Brace Jovanovich Publishers
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain
Babbitt by Sinclair Lewis
Double Indemnity by James M. Cain
O Pioneers! by Willa Cather
The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne
Up From Slavery by Booker T. Washington