Summer Reading

While school is out for summer, reading is a year-round activity for all CSG students. Here is the required summer reading list for Forms I-XII. With the recent closing of our online bookstore provider, K12 Student Direct, all books may be purchased on You may of course acquire your books anywhere as long as you find the correct ISBN, which is included on the provided list. Should you decide to purchase through Amazon, please consider using and selecting Columbus School for Girls as the organization to support so that each purchase will benefit CSG.  

If you have any questions about ordering your books, please contact Ms. Debbie Yoho - or 614-252-0781 x376.

Whatever your student plans to do this summer, she should find time to read for pleasure. Reading is essential when it comes to the pursuit of lifelong learning, and we hope that wherever the warmer months take her, she will make the time to pick up a good book.  For more summer reading ideas, CSG faculty and staff have put together this list for the National Coalition of Girls Schools. There you can find book selections for every age group, including pre-school and kindergarten, parents, and educators! You should also check out these tips for a successful summer of reading and learning compiled by our librarians. If you find a great book out there, let us know! We may add it to our summer reading suggestions for next year.

*Special Note to rising Form IX students and their guardians

Upper School Families - Please direct specific questions to the following faculty:

English - Ms. Miranda at 
History - Ms. Pfeiffer at 
Latin - Dr. Danielewicz at 
Book Purchasing - Ms. Yoho at

Suggested Reading for Parents: Under Pressure by Lisa Damour

For faculty and staff summer reading, we have chosen Under Pressure: Confronting the Epidemic of Stress and Anxiety by Lisa Damour. Damour will join us on campus for our Parent Education book talk in November. You can find Under Pressure here on Amazon and at other online retailers.