Summer Borrowing is Underway in the Upper School Library!

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Think outside the classroom this summer!  Take home an armload of good books to read.  Whether you’ll be lounging in a hammock, working as a camp counselor and reading after lights out, or flying on a plane to distant parts of the world, reading for pleasure would surely enhance your summer.

Summer Borrowing is Underway!

Now through June 10th @ 4pm

All returning Upper School students, and all returning faculty and staff may participate!

Here are some titles to tempt you.  If you prefer, just browse the catalog at

Southern Fiction
Mama Day, by G. Naylor
Kate Vaiden, by R. Price
The Help, by K. Stockett
Delta Wedding, by E. Welty
Sound and the Fury, by W. Faulkner
Thirteen Moons, by C. Frazier

Glorious Geekdom
Foundations of Python Network Programming, by J. Goerzen
Beginning game development with Python and Pygame, by W. McGugan
Letters to a Young Mathematician, by I. Stewart
Feynman’s Lost Lecture:  The Motion of Planets around the Sun, by D. Goodstein
Beyond Measure:  Modern physics, Philosophy, and the Meaning of Quantum Theory, by JE Baggott

Tasty Fiction
Clear Light of Day, by A. Desai
Notes from Underground, by F. Dostoevsky
Moscow Sting, by A. Dryden
Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, by M. Haddon
Maltese Falcon, by D. Hammett
A Most Wanted Man, by J. Le Carré
Small Island, by A. Levy
Kalahari Typing School for Men, by RA McCall Smith
Blood Meridian, by C. McCarthy
Master and Commander, by P. O’Brian

Graphic Novels
Saga of the Swamp Thing, by A. Moore
A Drifting Life, by Y. Tatsumi
Complete Persepolis, by M. Satrapi
Black Hole, by C. Burns
Palestine, by J. Sacco

Fantasy Fiction
Brisingr, by C. Paolini
The Hobbit, by JRR Tolkien
Powers, by U. LeGuin
The Wood Wife, by T. Windling
Memory & Dream, by C. DeLint

Far From Here
Iberian Worlds, by G. McDonogh
Almost French:  Love and a New Life in Paris, by S. Turnbull
Oracle Bones:  A Journey Between China’s Past and Present, by P. Hessler
Under the Tuscan Sun, by F. Mayes

Artsy Stuff
The Art and Craft of Handmade Books, by S. LaPlantz
Letters to a Young Artist, by A. Deavere Smith
Conversations with Frank Gehry, by B. Isenberg
Chuck Close:  A Life, by C. Finch
Origami Paper Animals, by D. Boursin

Bite-Sized Fiction
In the Garden of the North American Martyrs, by T. Wolff
The Girl in the Flammable Skirt, by A. Bender
The Runner’s Literary Companion, Ed. G. Battista
Nine Stories, by JD Salinger
Nick Adams Stories, by E. Hemingway

Stop by soon.  

With good wishes,

Sue, Upper School Librarian