Books That Get Boarding School Right

Oct 01, 2017 by Chuck Vance

If you liked the boarding school setting in Sneaking Out, check out these other books featuring boarding schools. Not all of them take place on campus the whole book, but when boarding schools show up, they get it right.


A Study In Charlotte by Brittany Cavallaro


A Separate Peace by John Knowles 


Prep by Curtis Sittenfeld

Skippy Dies by Paul Murray


Looking For Alaska by John Green

And We Stay by Jenny Hubbard


The Starboard Sea by Amber Dermont


The Palace Thief by Ethan Canin


Old School by Tobias Wolff

& Sons by David Gilbert


Goodbye Mr. Chips by James Hilton

The Chocolate Money by Ashley Prentice Norton