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Middle School Book Lists

MIDDLE SCHOOL SUMMER READING BOOK LISTS

Read two (2) books from these lists:

 

SIXTH / SEVENTH GRADES 

.Karma Khullar’s Mustache by Kristi Wientge 

.P.S. Be Eleven by Karen Kane

.No Fixed Address by Susin Nielsen.

.Ghost by Jason Reynolds.

.The Parker Inheritance by Varian Johnson

.Front Desk by Kelly Yang 

.A Step from Heaven  by An Na

.Brown Girl Dreaming by Jacqueline Woodson

.Other Words for Home by Jasmine Warga

.Sarah Bishop by Scott O’Dell

.The Fifth of March by Ann Rinaldi 

.The Crossover by Kwame Alexander

.The Book Thief by Marcus Zusak

.Waiting for Normal by Leslie Connor

.The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain

.Johnny Tremain by Esther Forbes

.Caleb’s Crossing by Geraldine Brooks

.Elijah of Buxton by Christopher Paul Curtis

.The Stars Beneath Our Feet  by David Barclay Moore

.A Good Kind of Trouble by Lisa Moore Ramee

 

EIGHTH GRADE - select any books from the  Sixth and Seventh Grade list or any of the following:

Incidents in the Life of a Slave GirlIncidents in the Life of a Slave Girl  by Harriet Jacobs

Amina’s VoiceAmina’s Voice by Hena Khan

The Misadventures of the Family FletcherThe Misadventures of the Family Fletcher by Dana Alison

The Sky at our Feet by Nadia Hashimi

Hidden FiguresHidden Figures by Margot Lee Shetterly

A Tale of Two CitiesA Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens

The HelpThe Help by Katherine Stockett

Ordinary HazardsOrdinary Hazards by Nikki Grimes

Across Five AprilsAcross Five Aprils by Irene Hunt

Animal FarmAnimal Farm by George Orwell

Fahrenheit 451Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury

Enders GameEnders Game by Orson Scott Card

Becoming Kareem: Growing up on and Off the CourtBecoming Kareem: Growing up on and Off the Court by Kareem Abdul Jabbar

OTHER LISTS WORTH LOOKING AT:

Best Middle Grades Books 2019 from Kirkus Review

Best Middle Grades Books 2019 from Publisher's Weekly

Best Books of 2019 from School Library Journal

Great Graphic Novels from YALSA

Excellent YA Non-Fiction from YALSA