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DATE:          August 15, 2016

 

ACTION ITEM

 

SUBJECT

English Elective Textbook Recommendations 2016-2017

RATIONALE

As the result of adding new courses to the Alleghany High School Program of Studies, it is necessary to adopt textbooks for the proposed courses.  The committee recommends the following textbooks for the new English elective courses Mythology and Science Fiction/Fantasy Literature courses.

ESTIMATED COSTS

$5903.40 (including 10% shipping and handling)

BUDGET CATEGORY

Textbooks

LEGAL REFERENCE

§22.1-238-243; 8 VAC 20-720-170; ACPS School Board Policy IIAA

STAFF CONTACTS

Mary Jane Mutispaugh

SUPERINTENDENT’S

RECOMMENDATION 

 

 

 

Documents related to the Board’s discussion of the Textbook Adoption Committee:

 

 

Science Fiction/Fantasy (20 copies each)

The Wesleyan Anthology of Science Fiction                                              $41.95

The Prentice Hall Anthology of Sci-Fi and Fantasy                                     $158.90

 

Mythology (28 copies each)                                                          

World Mythology: The Illustrated Guide                                                    $29.99

Mythology                                                                                               $17.50