Academics

Course Texts

IWA students should use their current class schedule along with the 2017 – 2018 IWA Book List to identify their required textbooks.

The IWA Book List denotes whether each text is required to be purchased in print or digital version, or whether it is the student’s choice.  The book list also offers hyperlinks to websites which sell both digital and print versions. Most print books are also available through our partnership with MBS Direct beginning on July 3, 2017. MBS Direct will offer free shipping from July 3-9, 2017.

2017-2018 Textbook List

 

Summer Reading

Each IWA student and faculty member is required to thoughtfully read our common summer reading, The Dressmaker of Khair Khana: Five Sisters, One Remarkable Family, and the Woman Who Risked Everything to Keep Them Safe by Gayle Tzemach Lemmon

Each student also has a summer reading text for her English course. Students should prepare for discussion and a written assignment and/or test. For all texts below, paper or digital copies are acceptable.

English

Incoming Freshmen:

And Then There Were None by Agatha Christie

Rising Sophomores:

I Am Malala: The Girl Who Stood Up for Education and Was Shot by the Taliban by Malala Yousafzai

Rising Juniors:

The Glass Castle by Jeanette Walls

Rising Seniors in English IV:  The Clear Light of Day by Anita Desai

Rising Seniors in English IV AP:

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time by Mark Haddon

 

IWA Used Book Online Exchange

Selling or Purchasing used books:

  • Review the 2017-2018 textbook list on IWA website.

  • Click here to post used books and purchase books.

  • Your login credentials have been emailed to you. They are your last name and a six-digit code (i.e. Last Name: Student Student Number: 123456).

  • Select the book from the IWA booklist you wish to sell.  Note the condition and the price requested.

  • Select the book from the IWA booklist you wish to purchase.  E-mail the seller to arrange exchange of money/books. Ask the seller if they will be accepting checks.

  • When sold, seller must remove books from the IWA booklist.

 

Condition and Pricing of Books:

  • All books must be clean and in good condition, with no pages missing.

  • No workbooks will be sold.

  • Pricing Guidelines:

  • All prices must be in whole dollar amounts

  • Price books according to their condition

  • Students can expect to receive anywhere from 10% - 40% of the new textbook price. These percentages are based primarily upon the condition, and please remember that books priced too high are likely not to sell. Use the ISBN links to help you set appropriate prices.

 

Procedures for Purchase and Pick-Up:

  • Sellers remove purchased books from the used book list.

  • Students selling to current students will need to arrange a meeting place and a time for the transaction.

  • Students selling to new students (freshmen or transfer students) are encouraged to complete transactions from 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. on Thursday, May 25 in the IWA auditorium.

 

Online Used Book Sale Portal