Books for Seventh and Eighth Graders

Fiction
Book Cover Title
Image of American eyes: new Asian-American short stories for young adults book cover American eyes: new Asian-American short stories for young adults
Lori M. Carlson
Image of Hope was here book cover Hope was here
Joan Bauer
Image of Weetzie Bat book cover Weetzie Bat
Francesca Lia Block
Image of Tangerine book cover Tangerine
Edward Bloor
Image of Babcock book cover Babcock
Joe Cottonwood
Image of Staying fat for Sarah Byrnes book cover Staying fat for Sarah Byrnes
Chris Crutcher
Image of Eva book cover Eva
Peter Dickinson
Image of Killing Mr. Griffin book cover Killing Mr. Griffin
Lois Duncan
Image of Enchantress from the stars book cover Enchantress from the stars
Sylvia Louise Engdahl
Image of The skin I'm in book cover The skin I'm in
Sharon G. Flake
Image of Whirligig book cover Whirligig
Paul Fleischman
Image of Leaving Fishers book cover Leaving Fishers
Margaret Peterson Haddix
Image of Sweet whispers, Brother Rush book cover Sweet whispers, Brother Rush
Virginia Hamilton
Image of When Zachary Beaver came to town book cover When Zachary Beaver came to town
Kimberly Willis Holt
Image of The adventures of Blue Avenger book cover The adventures of Blue Avenger
Norma Howe
Image of You don't know me: a novel book cover You don't know me: a novel
David Klass
Image of Silent to the bone book cover Silent to the bone
E.L. Konigsburg
Image of Blood and chocolate book cover Blood and chocolate
Annette Curtis Klause
Image of A wizard of Earthsea book cover A wizard of Earthsea
Ursula K. Le Guin
Image of Slot machine book cover Slot machine
Chris Lynch
Image of The Riddle-master of Hed book cover The Riddle-master of Hed
Patricia A. McKillip
Image of Spindle's end book cover Spindle's end
Robin McKinley
Image of Shizuko's daughter book cover Shizuko's daughter
Kyoko Mori
Image of Babylon boyz book cover Babylon boyz
Jess Mowry
Image of Monster book cover Monster
Walter Dean Myers
Image of A step from heaven book cover A step from heaven
An Na
Image of Ties that bind, ties that break book cover Ties that bind, ties that break
Lensey Namioka
Image of Habibi book cover Habibi
Naomi Shihab Nye
Image of An island like you book cover An island like you
Judith Ortiz Cofer
Image of The golden compass book cover The golden compass
Philip Pullman
Image of Angus, thongs and full-frontal snogging: confessions of Georgia Nicolson book cover Angus, thongs and full-frontal snogging: confessions of Georgia Nicolson
Louise Rennison
The boys from St. Petri
Bjarne Reuter
Image of Esperanza rising book cover Esperanza rising
Pam Muñoz Ryan
Image of Shark bait book cover Shark bait
Graham Salisbury
Image of Rimshots: basketball pix, rolls, and rhythms book cover Rimshots: basketball pix, rolls, and rhythms
Charles R. Smith, Jr.
Image of Petty crimes book cover Petty crimes
Gary Soto
Image of Another way to dance book cover Another way to dance
Martha Southgate
Image of Shabanu: daughter of the wind book cover Shabanu: daughter of the wind
Suzanne Fisher Staples
Image of At the sign of the star book cover At the sign of the star
Katherine Sturtevant
Image of Taste of salt: a story of modern Haiti book cover Taste of salt: a story of modern Haiti
Frances Temple
Image of The killer's cousin book cover The killer's cousin
Nancy Werlin
Image of Deathwatch book cover Deathwatch
Robb White
Image of Make lemonade book cover Make lemonade
Virginia Euwer Wolff
Image of The house you pass on the way book cover The house you pass on the way
Jacqueline Woodson
Non-fiction
Book Cover Title
Image of Drawing with Lee Ames book cover Drawing with Lee Ames
Lee J. Ames
Image of Art attack: a short cultural history of the avant-garde book cover Art attack: a short cultural history of the avant-garde
Marc Aronson
Image of Dragon bones and dinosaur eggs: a photobiography of Roy Chapman Andrews book cover Dragon bones and dinosaur eggs: a photobiography of Roy Chapman Andrews
Ann Bausum
Image of Bowman's store: a journey to myself book cover Bowman's store: a journey to myself
Joseph Bruchac
Image of The middle passage: white ships/black cargo book cover The middle passage: white ships/black cargo
Tom Feelings
Image of Frank O. Gehry: outside in book cover Frank O. Gehry: outside in
Jan Greenberg & Sandra Jordan
Image of The cow of no color: riddle stories and justice tales from around the world book cover The cow of no color: riddle stories and justice tales from around the world
Nina Jaffe and Steve Zeitlin
Image of I feel a little jumpy around you: a book of her poems & his poems collected in pairs book cover I feel a little jumpy around you: a book of her poems & his poems collected in pairs
Naomi Shihab Nye and Paul B. Janeczko
Image of Red scarf girl: a memoir of the Cultural Revolution book cover Red scarf girl: a memoir of the Cultural Revolution
Ji-li Jiang
Image of No pretty pictures: a child of war book cover No pretty pictures: a child of war
Anita Lobel
Image of Building big book cover Building big
David Macaulay
Image of The greatest: Muhammad Ali book cover The greatest: Muhammad Ali
Walter Dean Myers
Image of Bad boy: a memoir book cover Bad boy: a memoir
Walter Dean Myers
Image of How to draw comics the Marvel way book cover How to draw comics the Marvel way
Stan Lee and John Buscema
Image of Behind the mask: the life of Queen Elizabeth I book cover Behind the mask: the life of Queen Elizabeth I
Jane Resh Thomas
Image of Easy credit book cover Easy credit
Ann E. Weiss