Chapter books for 7th and 8th graders

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Print book list. Half-fairy and half-mortal with African-American heritage, Callie must piece together the truth about her past to rescue her family. She embarks on a cross-country adventure, uncovering some dark secrets along the way. This richly imaginative and well-researched series cleverly combines fascinating historical details about the Dust Bowl era with folklore and fantasy. Parents should note a few uses of historically accurate racial slurs, like the N-word. The 12 books in the first series are stay-up-late page-turners. Perfect for: Your high-flying daredevil, problem-solving genius of a middle-schooler.
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12 Books Suggested by 7th Graders – Part #2

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He knows. Teachers kept giving him what they considered classics, but those middle school books had nothing to do with who he was and what he saw each day. So he never touched them. Middle school kids today are coming of age in a time when they will have more access to information than ever before but lack the tools for integration. Giving them the tools to build a reading identity first will give them what they need to grow into whom they really want to be. Every one of these books offers a path to identity.

They have highlighted, enticed and persuaded others to fall in love with their selected book. And I have taken note. It turns out my students have very good taste when it comes to books. Some of these are fine for all 7th graders, some are more mature, I am including them all so that you can make your own decision. All parents are informed of the range of books that are present in our classroom library so that students can choose something that speaks to them. It was interesting to see just how many of these books I myself had read and booktalked, as well as how many have been favorites two years in a row. So what are the must have or add books in a 7th-grade library for ?

Please click on any title heading to see the complete post which includes book reviews. You can also click on any book to purchase at Amazon. I compiled all the book lists I have made on for Middle School. I hope this helps you find some great books to keep your middle school child reading happily this summer and all year long. My oldest year-old girl loved Hunger Games so much that she read the series 5 times. She liked Twilight also but was less devoted.

Warning; the following post has more than 80 book titles shared in it. It has taken me 3 days to compile.
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I have recently found myself gravitating more toward contemporary middle grade books with diverse characters because they oftentimes provide me, as well as young readers, with the opportunity to think long after the final page is turned about themes ranging from important social issues to difficult-to-grasp concepts to universal experiences related to adolescence. The First Rule of Punk seriously rocks pun intended! Marcus is the biggest kid in eighth grade. Marcus is trying to cope with many personal issues, including the fact that his dad left him and his family when he was a little boy. Marcus sees it as a perfect opportunity to find and confront his estranged father.

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5 thoughts on “The Best Books for Middle School According to My Students – Pernille Ripp

  1. Books shelved as a-7th-and-8th-grade-middle-school-t: The Lions of Little Rock by Kristin Levine, The Brimstone Key by Derek Benz, Icefall by Matthew J.

  2. Lists about: Best School Assigned Books, Middle School Book List, Best Middle Grade Novels of FCPS 7th & 8th grade summer - part 2 of 2.

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