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AP English Four
Fall Semester Book List

The following are the four books that are likely to be used for the first semester of AP English Four in the 2016-17 school year.
Students are encouraged to purchase their own books so they can mark in them and take notes, however this is not required.
If you prefer to borrow books, just let Mrs. or Mr. Hume know and books will be provided to you.

Links on this page are for your convenience. You may obtain books online, at brick-and-mortar bookstores, at used bookstores, at libraries, from siblings, etc. Prices shown are accurate as of June 5, 2016.

Students will also be choosing several books to read independently throughout the year. More information will be provided in September.
How to Read Literature Like a Professor
Revised Edition
by Thomas Foster
(Needed September 1)

Link to Purchase on Amazon $10.33
Link to Purchase at Barnes and Noble $10.53
Beowulf: A Verse Translation
Norton Critical Edition
Translated by Seamus Heaney
Edited by Daniel Donoghue
(Needed October 1)


Link to purchase on Amazon $17.13
Link to purchase at Barnes and Noble $17.13
Hamlet
by William Shakespeare
Folger Library Edition
Any unabridged version is fine. We prefer Folger Library.
Students in AP4 may not use and should not possess No Fear Shakespeare or any other paraphrased version.
(Needed November 1)


Link to purchase on Amazon $3.87
Link to purchase at Barnes and Noble $5.99
Richard III
by William Shakespeare
Folger Library Edition
Any unabridged version is fine. We prefer Folger Library.
Students in AP4 may not use and should not possess No Fear Shakespeare or any other paraphrased version.
(Needed November 15)

Link to purchase on Amazon $5.99
Link to purchase at Barnes and Noble $5.99
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