• Looking for a good book to read? I've listed some of my favorites under the fiction, classics, and non fiction tabs, but here are other links to awesome books. Happy reading!
     

      Slate Magazine Best Books for Middle School

     

    "There's Nothing to DOOOOO" Reading List Recommendations

     
     
    Great books for teens according to NPR
     
     

        Barnes and Noble 50 Books for Teens

     

    A few teen books for summer reading:
     
    Speak, by Laurie Halse Anderson *for more mature readers
    Tangerine, by Edward Bloor *great for 7th and 8th graders
    Their Eyes Were Watching God, by Zora Neale Hurston  *classic, great but difficult read
    Love and Gelato, by Jenna Evans Welch 
    Girl in the Blue Coat by Monica Hesse 
    The Devil's Arithmetic by Jane Yolen
    Crash by Jerry Spinelli - great for 7th and 8th
    Maniac Magee by Jerry Spinelli- great for 7th and 8th
    Star Girl by Jerry Spinelli - great for 8th 
    Petey by Ben Mikaelsen- great for 7th and 8th
    Drums, Girls, and Dangerous Pie and After Ever After by Jordan  Sonnenblick - both great for 7th and 8th graders