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Where the Red Fern Grows
1.  Where the Red Fern Grows by Wilson Rawls
The list author says:
  "I believe I was in 5th grade when I read this.  A very wonderful book for the whole class."
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Shiloh
2.  Shiloh by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor
The list author says:
  "The cover has changed since I was in 4th grade, but I still remeber how pleasant the book is."
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Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH
3.  Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH by Robert C. O'Brien
The list author says:
  "Also a 4th grade book, very well written and fun to read.  A lot better than that movie."
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Shades of Gray
4.  Shades of Gray by Carolyn Reeder
The list author says:
  "A not widely known book about a disputing family during the Re-construction.  A very good way for children to learn about the views of the Civil War."
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The Sign of the Beaver
5.  The Sign of the Beaver by Elizabeth George Speare
The list author says:
  "The story of the relationship between a white boy and a Native American boy(setting was either Maine or Massachusettes, time was eith 17th or 18th century).  Also good for teaching children."
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The Black Pearl  (Newberry Honor Book)
6.  The Black Pearl (Newberry Honor Book) by Scott O'Dell
The list author says:
  "I read this in 7th grade.  Scott O'Dell, in my opinion, is a very great writer.  This is the story of a pearl diver in Baja who finds a grand pearl, but faces the Manat Diablo."
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The Outsiders
7.  The Outsiders by S. E. Hinton
The list author says:
  "Everyone must read this book!  This is one of the best books I read in middle school."
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The Giver (21st Century Reference)
8.  The Giver (21st Century Reference) by Lois Lowry
The list author says:
  "Lois Lowry is such a wonderful writer.  This book about a utopian society in the future is very thoughtful and fit for both grade schoolers and middle schoolers."
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Number the Stars
9.  Number the Stars by Lois Lowry
The list author says:
  "Another wonderful Lois Lowry book.  This story is set in Denmark during World War II, about a Danish family that helps their Jewish friends."
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To Kill a Mockingbird
10.  To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee
The list author says:
  ""To Kill A Mockingbird" is a wonderful book, but its language and situations are too complex for a middle schooler to understand.  Better for high schoolers."
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A Midsummer Night's Dream
11.  A Midsummer Night's Dream by William Shakespeare
The list author says:
  "I would have loved to read this whole Shakespeare play, but in 8th grade they made us instead read an abridged version in contemporary English.  I feel cheated!  I did see the play performed, though."
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Flowers for Algernon (Bantam Classic)
12.  Flowers for Algernon (Bantam Classic) by Daniel Keyes
The list author says:
  "A very superb story!  It develops compassion to the mentally handicapped and depicts some of the world of science."
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The Necklace/The Pearls (Jewel)
13.  The Necklace/The Pearls (Jewel) by Guy de Maupassant
The list author says:
  "I've read both of these stories.  "The Necklace" is a sad French story(read in 9th grade).  "The Pearls"(12th grade) is Scandanavian(my heritage!).  I like Isak Dinesen's style the most."
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The Call of the Wild (The Classic Collection)
14.  The Call of the Wild (The Classic Collection) by Nicholas Ruddick
The list author says:
  "I read "To Build A Fire" in my junior year.  Very well written and interesting to read."
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The Myth of Sisyphus: And Other Essays
15.  The Myth of Sisyphus: And Other Essays by Justin O'Brien
The list author says:
  "Although I don't like existentialist literature, I did find "Myth of Sisyphus" to be an interesting read."
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Selected Short Stories of Nathaniel Hawthorne
16.  Selected Short Stories of Nathaniel Hawthorne by Nathaniel Hawthorne
The list author says:
  ""Dr. Heidegger's Experiment" is a favorite short story of mine."
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Classic Irish Short Stories (Oxford Paperbacks)
17.  Classic Irish Short Stories (Oxford Paperbacks) by Frank O'Connor
The list author says:
  "Frank O'Connor's "My Oedipus Complex" is a funny story.  I love Irish literature, so I'm glad they make you read this in school!"
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The Martian Chronicles (The Grand Master Editions)
18.  The Martian Chronicles (The Grand Master Editions) by Ray Bradbury
The list author says:
  "I read a chapter of "The Martian Chronicles" called "Usher II".  It was very interesting and I'm considering reading the whole book some day."
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Collected Stories
19.  Collected Stories by J. S. Bernstein
The list author says:
  "I read Marquez's "The Handsomest Drowned Man".  Magic Realism is a very eye popping and amusing form of literature that I've recently gained interest in."
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Harrison Bergeron [VHS]
20.  Harrison Bergeron [VHS] VHS Sean Astin
The list author says:
  "I read the short story, but I didn't see the video.  I can't find the original story here on amazon.  It is a very sad, but good story."
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Customer Discussions about products in this list
Discussion Replies Latest Post
what to read after To Kill A Mockingbird???????? 27 Oct 9, 2014
Is The Giver appropriate for a class of 10-year-olds? 73 Sep 16, 2014
Does Jonas die? 25 Aug 6, 2014
E-Book broken, last pages missing 4 May 5, 2014
"Contains Real Page Numbers" 0 Apr 30, 2014
I cried like a little baby 11 Apr 14, 2014
Number the Stars movie? 9 Mar 6, 2014
Young advanced reader 2 Jun 4, 2013
Need something besides The Giver 4 May 30, 2013
Ebook Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH 0 Apr 3, 2012
Jonas and Gabriel? (probably Messenger spoilers) 2 Jan 30, 2012
Good Book 3 Mar 30, 2011
 
   

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