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Schoolbooks for School Year 2016/17

Dear Parents

You can order your children’s required schoolbooks for the school year 2016/17 from now on through February 23rd, 2016.  Further information as well as the book lists are accessible via the school’s website: www.dswashington.org under Campus Life > Bookstore. 

The section Book Orders contains general information and helpful hints that may be useful not only to new parents.

Under the header Book Lists you will find the book lists for each individual class as well as information to assist you in filling out the order form.  Please print and complete an order form for each student and submit the forms as soon as possible.  Depending on your computer software, you may be able to fill out the form electronically, save it and email it to the book store as an attachment.

Here are the options for submitting your book order(s) (one per child):

  • send completed order form(s) as email attachment to bookstore@dswash.org or
  • drop off the hard copies of the completed order form(s) at the bookstore at the German School during opening hours or

at the Reception Desk.

If you have any used books you would like us to take into commission, please drop them off at the bookstore during opening hours. However, please understand that we may not be able to accept all used books.

If you are not sure whether your child will continue at our school next year, please do order the books and add the comment "conditional order". Please contact us as soon as you are certain whether you'll need the books or not.

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us either via telephone at 301-767-3822 or in person during our opening hours or via email at bookstore@dswash.org

We thank you for your cooperation and look forward to working with you.


The bookstore team

Alexandra Keck
Alexandra Schwerin
Beate Torst


Opening hours: Tuesday and Thursday from 8.00am to 1.00pm

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