The Great Conversation Prep West Text and Materials

Western Literature and History



  • Trial & Triumph
    Richard M. Hannula
  • Mara, Daughter of the Nile
    Eloise J. McGraw
  • The Hittite Warrior
    Joanne S. Williamson
  • The Trojan War
    Olivia Coolidge
  • The Mystery of the Roman Ransom
    Henry Winterfeld, Fritz Biermann, and Edith McCormick
  • A Proud Taste for Scarlet and Minerva
    E.L. Konigsburg
  • Mary, Bloody Mary
    Carolyn Meyer
  • The Iron Peacock
    Mary Stetson Clarke
  • Snow Treasure
    Marie McSwigan
  • I am David
    Anne Holm and L. W. Kingsland
  • Rules of the Game (Grammar through Discovery) Book 2+,
    Mary Page, Peter Guthrie, Sloan Sable

    (ISBN: 978-0838822395)

  • Student Writing Intensive B: Notebook and Packet Only+,
    Andrew Pudewa IEW

+These books are consumable or used in class. Siblings taking TGC should each have their own copy.


  • Pencils, pens, highlighters, red pen
  • Colored pencils
  • Access to a computer, internet, email, and a printer, as well as ink and paper. Be sure your computer has Adobe Reader.