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Required Summer Reading
Capstone Departmental Honors Program
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Policies & Procedures
The primary source for Bellarmine textbooks for the 2013-14 year is Follett Virtual Bookstore. The website to access our books is: www.bellarmineprep.bkstr.com.
You may also shop at Follett Virtual Bookstore by calling toll-free 1-877-827-2665 (--877-VAR-BOOK) to order over the phone with customer service agents - starting June 1 for Summer Reading books and around July 15 for textbooks for the upcoming year.
Required Summer Reading 2013
The Bellarmine English Department requests that during the summer months our students stay active as readers. In light of this, we request that students read each summer. Students, upon their return to school, will be given an exam that will allow them to express their understanding of the summer reading. See the Summer Reading List here.
Student Schedule and Textbook List
In order to facilitate the book buy backs, a list of books needed for next year and your student(s) tentative schedule are mailed to Bellarmine families in early June. These schedules may be altered somewhat as to class period, but the academic course listings should be accurate. The book list link is available below -- as well as updates to the list as they may occur over the summer. The Fall Book List with 2013-14 prices is available online starting July 15 through Follett Virtual Bookstore.
2013-2014 Bellarmine Textbook List (Excel) (updated 6.12.13)
2013-2014 Bellarmine Textbook List (PDF) (updated 6.12.13)
Follett offers some books in both print and digital formats. Other sources sell digital textbooks as well. See digital book information here on sources for some of Bellarmine's texbooks in digital formats.
Options For Selling Used Books Back
Every year there are books that Bellarmine chooses to not use again, and therefore will not be bought back by the school at the Used Book Sale at the end of the year. You have options for selling those books back in other venues:
Follett: Our online book retailer has a buy back option. If you go to the Follett Virtual Bookstore here, there is an option for selling books back directly to them.
Half-Price Books: This can be a good place to sell your used novels. They have several stores in our state -- the closest to campus being the one near the Tacoma Mall.
Others: There are many other online companies that will buy books if you do a little bit of searching.
Non-Credit Card Orders
For those who prefer not to use their credit card, either online or over the phone, Bellarmine will set up accounts and you will be billed for the textbooks you order through your Bellarmine account. There is some paperwork that will be required if you choose to have a Bellarmine account. Please contact the Bellarmine Book Line at 253-752-7701, ext. 829, for this information after July 1.
Book List Updates
Due to changes by publishers, occasionally there are updates/changes to the book list sent to students in the spring. Please check back for changes and updates as the summer progresses.
Follett Book Rental Returns
Click here for a flyer from Follett on their book rental returns.