• Textbooks Needed for Dual Enrollment English 12A

    2017- 2018 Academic Year

     

     

    1. A Writer’s Reference with 2016 MLA Update  8th Edition 

    (NOTE: You MUST have the updated 8th ed. with 2016 update— don’t get the older version that just says 8th edition ONLY!  You need the new one.)

    by Diana Hacker & Nancy Sommers

    Plastic-comb bound– Published by Bedford/ St. Martins (July 2016)

    No longer available at BRCC bookstore

    Available at Amazon.com (as of 4/12/17) for $68- $72 new:

    Need this book on Day #1 of FALL SEMESTER course!

     

    2. Patterns for College Writing: A Rhetorical Reader and Guide with 2016 MLA Update  13th Edition 

    by Laurie G. Kirszner and Stephen R. Mandell

    Paperback version– Published by Bedford/ St. Martins (July 2016)

    No longer available at BRCC bookstore

    Available at Amazon.com (as of 4/12/17) for $60-$76 new:

    Need this book on Day #1 of FALL SEMESTER course in August!

     

    3. The Compact Bedford Introduction to Literature: Reading, Thinking, Writing  9th Edition  

    (be sure to buy the COMPACT edition—it’s cheaper!)

    NOTE: You DON’T need the newer 10th or 11th eds., so don’t pay extra for them!

    By Michael Meyer

    Paperback – Published by Bedford/ St. Martins (Jan. 2011)

    No longer available at BRCC bookstore

    Available at Amazon.com (as of 4/12/17) for $12 new ($7.50-$10 used):

    Need this book on Day #1 of SPRING Semester course

     

    4. Writing About Literature: A Hacker Handbooks Supplement  7th Edition

    by Diana Hacker & Nancy Sommers

    Paperback (2010)

    No longer available at BRCC bookstore

    Available at Amazon.com (as of 4/12/17) for $10-$12 new with shipping (or $8 used):

    Need this book on Day #1 of SPRING Semester course

     

    5. Nineteen Eighty-Four

    by George Orwell

    Paperback – Published by Signet Classics/Mass Market Paperback (1961)

    Available from Amazon.com (as of 4/12/17) for $6.50-$10 new  (cheaper used):

    Need this book on Day #1 of SPRING Semester course

     

    6. Lord of the Flies

    by William Golding

    Mass Market Paperback/ Antique Books (2003)

    Available at Amazon.com (as of 4/12/17) for $7-$9:50 new  (cheaper used):

    Need this book on Day #1 of SPRING Semester course

     

    IMPORTANT NOTE:

    Students must have

    • A Writer’s Reference and
    • Patterns for College Writing . . .  textbooks

    by the FIRST day of class in August

     

    They must have

    • The Compact Bedford Intro. to Literature . . . as well as
    • Writing About Literature . . .,
    • 1984, and
    • Lord of the Flies by the first day of the second semester in January