Textbooks

At St. Joseph Central Catholic High School, parents purchase textbooks directly from online sources.

The school does not own textbooks for its students.   You can find textbooks needed for our courses by clicking on the various subject areas below.

No required text for the 2024-2025 school year. 

*Note:  A textbook may be required by Marshall University if you wish to enroll in the course for dual credit.  More information will be given in class for the dual credit course. 

Business

The required text can be found by clicking here. 

Creative Writing

No required text for 2024-2025.

 

 

Check back for additional electives for the 2024-2025 school year. 

 

General Art

Recommended Student Material List

Cardstock or Mixed Media Paper

Fine point permanent markers

Colored Pencils

Sharpener

Eraser

AP 2D Art and Design

8.5x 11 Multi-Media grade Wirebound Sketchbook (or larger if preferred) <- Used in class and at home/Graded Daily/Mandatory Immediately

Fine point permanent markers

Colored Pencils

Watercolor Palette and Brushes

Sharpener

Eraser

 

Amazon list provided below for examples: https://www.amazon.com/hz/wishlist/ls/SKGS3MZ3L3PF?ref_=wl_share

All foreign language textbooks should be purchased from https://vistahigherlearning.com/school/SJCCHS/.

French I

*Textbooks and codes must be purchased.

 ISBN: 978-1-68005-799-7

 

French II

You will continue to use the textbook you used in French I.  If you do not have a French I textbook, you must purchase the one listed above. 

 

Spanish I, II, & III

No textbook is required (material will be provided during class). 

 

Spanish IV Honors (Dual Credit)

Exploraciones Third edition
Mary Ann Blitt and Margarita Casas
Cengage Learning Edit.
ISBN (Student edition): 978-0-357-03485-9

 

AP Spanish:  Language and Culture

Workbook and code must be purchased. 

https://vistahigherlearning.com/store/school/SJCCHS/apr-spanish-2nd-edition-02.html?pgi=a3W4w000000o9U4EAI 

Students are responsible for purchasing print copies (no e-books) of the following:

9th Grade

Hey, Kiddo by Jarrett J. Krosoczka

ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 0545902487

 ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-0545902489

Romeo and Juliet (No Fear Shakespeare) by William Shakespeare

ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 1586638459

ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-1586638450

Long Way Down by Jason Reynolds

ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 1481438263

ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-1481438261

Swallowing Stones by Joyce McDonald

ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 0307976092

ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-0307976093

 

10th Grade (Regular)

Macbeth (No Fear Shakespeare) by William Shakespeare

ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 1586638467

ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-1586638467

The Poet X by Elizabeth Acevedo

ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 0062662813

ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-0062662811

The Great Gatsby: The Graphic Novel by F. Scott Fitzgerald , Fred Fordham , Aya Morton

ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 1982144548

ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-1982144548

10th Grade (Honors)

Beowulf trans. By Burton Raffel  ISBN-13: 978-0451530967

Grendel, John Gardner  ISBN-13: 978-0679723110

Frankenstein, Mary Shelley  ISBN-13: 978-0143131847

Monster, Walter Dean Myers  ISBN-13: 978-0064407311

11th Grade (Regular)

The Crucible A Play in Four Acts by Arthur Miller

ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 9780142437339

ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-0142437339

They Called Us Enemy by George Takei

ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 1603094504

ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-1603094504

Dear Martin by Nic Stone

ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 1101939524

ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-1101939529

11th Grade (Honors)

How to Read Literature Like a Professor, REVISED EDITION Thomas C. Foster 

ISBN-13:  9780062301673

The Handmaid’s Tale, Margaret Atwood ISBN-13: 9780525435006

In Cold Blood, Truman Capote  ISBN-13: 9780679745587

12th Grade (Regular)

Maus I: A Survivor’s Tale: My Father Bleeds History, Art Spiegelman 

ISBN-13: 978-0394747231

Columbine, Dave Cullen  ISBN-13: 978-1538766842

12th Grade (Honors)

They Say/I Say, 3RD EDITION,Gerald Graff & Cathy Birkenstein 

ISBN: 9780393935844

ESL

No required text. 

Algebra I

No textbook is required. 

Geometry

No textbook is required. 

Algebra II

No textbook is required. 

Advanced Algebra II

ISBN#978-0-13-328116-3

Concepts & Applications -MTH 121B

ISBN-10: 0321914627

College Algebra(MTH127)/Statistics(STA 225)

Fall:

ISBN: 9780321640314

Spring:

ISBN# 9781259345289 and a TI-84 Calculator.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

AP Pre-Calculus

No textbook is required. 

TI-84 Graphing Calculator is required for this course. 

 

AP Calculus AB/BC

No textbook is required. 

TI-84 Graphing Calculator is required for this course. 

 

Health 

A PDF version of the required text will be given out at the beginning of school. 

Physical Education

No required text for the 2023-2024 school year. 

 

Earth & Space Science (9th)

Check back for information on the 2024-2025 required text.

Biology (10th)

 ISBN: 978-0-393-68979-2

Chemistry I (11th)

An online edition of the textbook can be found at: https://openstax.org/details/books/chemistry-2e

Honors Chemistry I (11th)

An online edition of the textbook can be found at: https://openstax.org/details/books/chemistry-2e

AP Chemistry

ISBN:  0-321-69672-7

Chemistry: The Central Science

AP Biology

 ISBN# 978-1947172401

*If purchasing physical copy- paperback edition is not in color, so hardback edition should be purchased for physical copies

*A downloadable version may be used for this class. A free download is available on OpenStax using the link below

https://openstax.org/details/books/biology-ap-courses

AP Environmental Science

Image for 9780357436325 from NGLStore ISBN: 978-0-357-43632-5

AP Physics

PhysicsISBN# 9780133539677

Anatomy and Physiology

  ISBN:  9781260847192
Title:  Mader’s Understanding Human Anatomy and Physiology, 10th Edition

Astronomy

ISBN: 978-1337097505

*Cheapest Option:  https://www.cengage.com/micro/3729201

Engineering

No textbook required

Forensics

ISBN:  0757585515

Intro to Public Speaking

Fall semester

ISBN: 9781260412871

Textbook and online connect access may be purchased from the MU bookstore.  *Students may purchase the only connect version only. 

 

Interpersonal Communications

Spring semester

https://accounts.mheducation.com/connect/section/j-cheetham-cmm-213-204-spr-2024?app=newconnect.mheducation.com

History 9

We will be using OpenStax, which is a free textbook site.  Each student will have to register for a free account.  Students may purchase a hard copy if they wish, but the textbook can be downloaded on numerous devices.

https://openstax.org/books/world-history-volume-1/pages/1-introduction

History 10 and 11

We will be using OpenStax, which is a free textbook site.  Each student will have to register for a free account.  Students may purchase a hard copy if they wish, but the textbook can be downloaded on numerous devices.  

AP United States History (10th Grade)

We will be using OpenStax, which is a free textbook site.  Each student will have to register for a free account.  Students may purchase a hard copy if they wish, but the textbook can be downloaded on numerous devices.  

Honors History 11 (Dual Credit)

Students will be given textbook information at the beginning of school.  Please see MU course syllabus. 

American Government (12th)

We will be using OpenStax American Government, which is a free textbook site.  Each student will have to register for a free account.  Students may purchase a hard copy if they wish, but the textbook can be downloaded on numerous devices.

AP United States Government & Politics (12th Grade)

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ISBN: 978-0-393-88742-6

AP Human Geography

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ISBN: 9781319192242

 

Theology A 

ISBN# 9781594716218

ISBN# 9781594711862

Theology B 

ISBN# 9781594711886

ISBN#9781594712128

 

Theology C 

ISBN # 9781594717338

ISBN# 9781594711237

 

Theology D 

ISBN# 9781599823294

The History of the Church, Semester Edition: Peter V. Armenio:  9781936045150: Amazon.com: Books

ISBN 978-1-936045-15-0

*Out of print.  There are Theology D books available in the classroom for students to use.