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2019–2020 Additions/Changes to Textbooks & Resources List

Please note: In most cases where a new or revised book has been selected, the resources from 2018–2019 will continue to be supported this year. If a school is purchasing a resource, it is highly recommended that the purchase reflects the changes below.


View the complete 2019–2020 Textbooks and Resources list (Google Sheets)


1160 English 12

Add Alice in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll, available in most libraries or free online.

1171 Creative Writing

Add Sorry, Wrong Number by Lucille Fletcher (link to online copy is in course, but hard copy is recommended).

1196 AP English Language and Composition

Add A Long Way Gone by Ishmael Beah (can be found in libraries) and The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald (link will be provided in course or can be found in school and local libraries).

2399 AP European History

New edition: The Western Heritage Since 1300 12th Edition, AP® Edition ©2020 (HS Binding) with optional MyLab History with Pearson eText (6 years) PLUS Test Prep Workbook for AP® ISBN-13: 9780135221679 and Supplement Product Name: Reading and Note Taking Study Guide ISBN-13: 9780135260449.   

Note:  2019 will be the final year that VVA will also continue to support either of the following: The Western Heritage, The Combined Volume, 11th Edition. ISBN: 9780205393923; or The Western Heritage Since 1300, 11th Edition,* Donald M. Kagan, Steven Ozment, Frank M. Turner and Alison Frank. ISBN: 9780205962402 Pearson (*out of print).

2445 AP Government and Politics – US

New Edition: Government by the People, by Magleby, 2018 Elections and Updates Edition ISBN-9780135176665 (Pearson) or Government by the People, by Magleby, Elections and Updates Edition, 26th Edition ISBN-9780134627540 or Government by the People, by Magleby, AP Edition, 25th Edition ISBN-9780205865772; The 24th is edition is also acceptable, but please consult with instructor.

3185 AP Computer Science A

Textbook replacement: Objects First with Java: A Practical Introduction using BlueJ (6th ed.) by Barnes & Kolling. ISBN#978-013-447736-7. Publisher: Pearson

3192 AP Statistics

New Edition: Statistics: Modeling the World by Bock, Velleman, & DeVeaux 5th edition:  AP Student Edition + AP Test Prep: Statistics, ISBN-10: 013354155X /  ISBN-13: 9780133541557. E-Text Option: Statsistics: Modeling the World, 5e AP* Edition ©2019 NASTA, Student Edition + 1yr MyMathLab for School w/Pearson etext, ISBN-10: 0134782003, ISBN-13: 9780134782003.

Still supported for 2019: Statistics: Modeling the World by Bock, Velleman, & DeVeaux  4th edition ISBN:#13 978-0-321-85401-8. E-book option available: ISBN: 978-0-13-424392-4.

4210 Earth Science I

New Edition: Earth Science – Student Edition: Pearson Education. Print edition or digital subscription. Earth Science Publisher: Pearson ISBN: 0-13: 9781323205877: https://bit.ly/2LMB4x3. Supported for one more year in 2019: Earth Science, Publisher: McDougal Little, ISBN-10: 0618115501

4270 AP Environmental Science

New Edition: Environmental Science for AP by Friedland and Relyea, 3rd Edition, ISBN-13: 9781319113292.

Still supported for 2019: Environmental Science for AP by Friedland and Relyea, 2nd Edition, ISBN-10: 1-4641-0868-4.

5370 AP Latin

Updated ISBN (same book) A Song of War: Readings from Vergil’s Aeneid Updated Edition, Pearson, ISBN: 9780133205206 or 9780133266757.

9226 AP Music Theory

New Edition: Barron’s AP Music Theory: with downloadable Audio Files 3rd edition. ISBN-13: 978-1438076775.

The second edition will continue to be supported in 2019.


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