Book Wish List

Chapman High School library welcomes book donations to enhance our library collection. The books donated can be new or gently used. 

Listed below are titles the CHS Library would like to add to it's collection for students and staff to enjoy.  Books can be purchased from any store or a monetary value can be given and the book will be ordered for you.  Donations can be dropped off at the CHS office or by special arrangement by contacting Mrs. Brenda Lemon. 

All books donated will have a dedication bookplate placed inside so others are aware of your generous contribution. 
 Title     AuthorPrice Summary
12 Short Stories and their Making    edited by Paul Mandelbaum. $14.46 Here is a fascinating and enlightening book for fiction readers and writers alike. Written by some of our most powerful contemporary authors, the twelve stories gathered here were selected as striking examples of one of the six elements of the craft: character, plot, theme, structure, voice, and setting. 
Accidental highwayman: being the tale of Kit Bristol, his horse....Tripp, Ben$15.34  In eighteenth-century England, young Christopher "Kit" Bristol unwittingly takes on the task of his dead master, notorious highwayman Whistling Jack, who pledged a fairy he would rescue Princess Morgana from an arranged marriage with King George III. 
All American Boys Reynolds, Jason $15.34 When sixteen-year-old Rashad is mistakenly accused of stealing, classmate Quinn witnesses his brutal beating at the hands of a police officer who happens to be the older brother of his best friend 
American Short Story Masterpieces edited by Clarence Strowbridge  $3.50As variegated as the American experience itself, this original treasury reflects the vibrant role of the short story in our national literature.
Anton Chekhov's selected stories by Chekhov, Anton $22.72 Contains a wide spectrum of fifty-two classics and new stories, including "Ward No. 6," "Anna on the Neck," "The Kiss," "Vanka," and more. 
Beautiful CreaturesGarcia, Kami $15.14 In a small South Carolina town, where it seems little has changed since the Civil War, sixteen-year-old Ethan is powerfully drawn to Lena, a new classmate with whom he shares a psychic connection and whose family hides a dark secret that may be revealed on her sixteenth birthday. 
Essential Tales of Chekhov         Chekov, Anton $12.79     Of the two hundred stories that Anton Chekhov wrote, the twenty stories that appear in this extraordinary collection were personally chosen by Richard Ford--an accomplished storyteller in his own right. 
Green Mile (DVD) Castle Rock Entertainment $20.97John Coffey, a gentle giant of a man, convicted of raping and murdering two little girls in 1935, spends years on death row at Cold Mountain Penitentiary where his ability to heal people and animals greatly affects the lives of his fellow inmates and prison guards. 
Horror stories: classic tales from Hoffman to HodgsonOxford Press $24.95 Includes bibliographical references (pages 463-510). A collection of classic horror stories by Poe, Balzac, Dickens, and others. 
Leaving Home: stories HarperCollins $7.79Leaving home for the first time is a rite of passage. Fifteen of the most respected authors of our time contribute their perspectives to this masterfully crafted anthology. From fear to desire, joy and hope, the mixed emotions that accompany each journey--physical and metaphysical--are conveyed in a manner that both stimulates the mind and satisfies the heart. 
Of Neptune     Banks, Anna $15.34 When Emma's grandfather, the Poseidon king, suggests she and her Syrena love, Galen, visit a small town called Neptune, they find themselves in the middle of a power struggle that threatens not only their love but their ocean kingdoms. 
Of Poseidon Banks, Anna $6.49 Galen, the prince of Syrnea, is sent to land to find a girl who communicate with fish. He finds Emma and after several encounters, including a deadly one with a shark, Galen becomes convinced Emma holds the key to his kingdom. 
Of Triton Banks, Anna $8.54 When her mother's reappearance in the Syrena world turns the two kingdoms--Poseidon and Triton--against one another, Emma must risk everything she loves and reveal herself--and her Gift--to save a people she's never known.