Middle School reading

A Listmania! list by marlyn cabrera
The list author says: "Parents, you can now use this list to help guide you in selecting books for your child to read. This lists includes: poetry, non-fiction, hist-fiction, and fiction. New lists to come soon! Please don't hesitate to e-mail me with books that should be added to the list"
Kira-Kira
1.  Kira-Kira by Cynthia Kadohata
The list author says:
  "very touching.."
$7.99   Used & New from: $0.01
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (238 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

A Tree Grows in Brooklyn (Modern Classics)
2.  A Tree Grows in Brooklyn (Modern Classics) by Betty Smith
$13.23   Used & New from: $2.55
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,572 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

The Hunger Games (Book 1)
3.  The Hunger Games (Book 1) by Suzanne Collins
The list author says:
  "a series"
$6.21   Used & New from: $0.01
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (23,624 customer reviews) | 3 customer discussions

The Breadwinner
4.  The Breadwinner by Deborah Ellis
The list author says:
  "The breadwinner series"
$8.89   Used & New from: $0.01
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (167 customer reviews)

Cirque Du Freak #1: A Living Nightmare: Book 1 in the Saga of Darren Shan
5.  Cirque Du Freak #1: A Living Nightmare: Book 1 in the Saga of Darren Shan by Darren Shan
The list author says:
  "mystery"
$7.99
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (417 customer reviews)

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The House on Mango Street
6.  The House on Mango Street by Sandra Cisneros
The list author says:
  "higher level reading"
$7.17   Used & New from: $0.01
3.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (963 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

Hush
7.  Hush by Jacqueline Woodson
$17.60   Used & New from: $0.10
3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (67 customer reviews)

The Mysterious Benedict Society
8.  The Mysterious Benedict Society by Trenton Lee Stewart
The list author says:
  "a book in a series"
$6.79   Used & New from: $0.01
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (636 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian
9.  The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie
The list author says:
  "higher level reading"
$11.69   Used & New from: $5.20
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,038 customer reviews) | 4 customer discussions

My Side of the Mountain (Puffin Modern Classics)
10.  My Side of the Mountain (Puffin Modern Classics) by Jean Craighead George
The list author says:
  "recently popular with some students"
$5.39   Used & New from: $1.99
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (699 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

The Watsons Go to Birmingham--1963
11.  The Watsons Go to Birmingham--1963 by Christopher Paul Curtis
The list author says:
  "based on historical events"
$6.06   Used & New from: $0.01
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (951 customer reviews)

Fever 1793
12.  Fever 1793 by Laurie Halse Anderson
The list author says:
  "based on true historical events"
$5.96   Used & New from: $0.01
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (734 customer reviews)

Shutting Out the Sky: Life in the Tenements of New York, 1880-1924 (Jane Addams Honor Book (Awards))
13.  Shutting Out the Sky: Life in the Tenements of New York, 1880-1924 (Jane Addams Honor Book (Awards)) by Deborah Hopkinson
$15.87   Used & New from: $1.45
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (11 customer reviews)

Now Is Your Time! The African-American Struggle for Freedom
14.  Now Is Your Time! The African-American Struggle for Freedom by Walter Dean Myers
$12.78   Used & New from: $0.01
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5 customer reviews)

The Westing Game
15.  The Westing Game by Ellen Raskin
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4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,146 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

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Schooled
16.  Schooled by Gordon Korman
$6.99   Used & New from: $0.01
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (208 customer reviews)

Runaway
17.  Runaway by Wendelin Van Draanen
The list author says:
  "very touching and eye opening!"
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (63 customer reviews)

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Keeping Corner
18.  Keeping Corner by Kashmira Sheth
$7.19   Used & New from: $0.01
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (25 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Firegirl
19.  Firegirl by Tony Abbott
The list author says:
  "inspirational"
$7.00   Used & New from: $0.01
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (93 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

When You Reach Me (Yearling Newbery)
20.  When You Reach Me (Yearling Newbery) by Rebecca Stead
$6.00   Used & New from: $0.01
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (638 customer reviews)

Walk Two Moons
21.  Walk Two Moons by Sharon Creech
$6.99   Used & New from: $0.01
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,177 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

The Phantom Tollbooth
22.  The Phantom Tollbooth by Norton Juster
The list author says:
  "higher level reading"
$6.00   Used & New from: $0.01
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,253 customer reviews)

Crash
23.  Crash by Jerry Spinelli
$6.99   Used & New from: $0.01
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (337 customer reviews)

Bridge to Terabithia
24.  Bridge to Terabithia by Katherine Paterson
The list author says:
  "popular with students"
Used & New from: $0.01
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,363 customer reviews)

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Esperanza Rising
25.  Esperanza Rising by Pam Munoz Ryan
$6.00   Used & New from: $0.01
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (689 customer reviews) | 3 customer discussions

Out Of The Dust
26.  Out Of The Dust by Karen Hesse
$6.29   Used & New from: $0.01
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,019 customer reviews)

The Angel Experiment: A Maximum Ride Novel (Book 1)
27.  The Angel Experiment: A Maximum Ride Novel (Book 1) by James Patterson
The list author says:
  "a book in a series, recently popular with students"
$9.00   Used & New from: $0.01
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,010 customer reviews) | 13 customer discussions

My America: A Poetry Atlas of the United States
28.  My America: A Poetry Atlas of the United States by Natasha Wing
$19.07   Used & New from: $0.01
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (7 customer reviews)

The Evolution of Calpurnia Tate
29.  The Evolution of Calpurnia Tate by Jacqueline Kelly
$13.71   Used & New from: $0.01
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (175 customer reviews)

Pictures of Hollis Woods
30.  Pictures of Hollis Woods by Patricia Reilly Giff
$6.99   Used & New from: $0.01
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (222 customer reviews)

Carver: A Life in Poems
31.  Carver: A Life in Poems by Marilyn Nelson
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (17 customer reviews)

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The Circuit: Stories From The Life Of A Migrant Child (Turtleback School & Library Binding Edition)
32.  The Circuit: Stories From The Life Of A Migrant Child (Turtleback School & Library Binding Edition) by Francisco Jiménez
Used & New from: $10.09
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (96 customer reviews)

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The Surrender Tree: Poems of Cuba's Struggle for Freedom
33.  The Surrender Tree: Poems of Cuba's Struggle for Freedom by Margarita Engle
$8.80   Used & New from: $0.01
3.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (8 customer reviews)

Elijah of Buxton
34.  Elijah of Buxton by Christopher Paul Curtis
$7.84   Used & New from: $0.01
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (118 customer reviews)

The American Story: 100 True Tales from American History
35.  The American Story: 100 True Tales from American History by Jennifer Armstrong
$25.19   Used & New from: $11.44
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (47 customer reviews)

The Diary of Anne Frank (New Longman Literature 14-18)
36.  The Diary of Anne Frank (New Longman Literature 14-18) by Anne Frank
Used & New from: $0.64
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,608 customer reviews)

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Claudette Colvin: Twice Toward Justice (Jane Addams Honor Book (Awards))
37.  Claudette Colvin: Twice Toward Justice (Jane Addams Honor Book (Awards)) by Phillip M. Hoose
The list author says:
  "true story from a young girls perspective about what it took to stand up in the civil rights movements, as well as the real life experiences she dealt with after being sent to jail"
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4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (69 customer reviews)

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How do you access books through Kindle Prime? 1 Jan 27, 2015
Immersion Reading or similar? 0 Oct 28, 2014
Whatever happened to the *past* tense? 3 Jul 12, 2014
Lengthy HG sporking by Farla and Whitley-Birks 0 Apr 25, 2014
A Tree Grows in Brooklyn - for adults or teens? 8 Mar 27, 2014
Help me! I've finished the trilogy and need something to read! 5 Dec 9, 2013
Why would you hate this book? 1 Jun 27, 2013
A wonderful fantasy tale set in a European town, featuring a little girl, her Kerry Blue Terrier, and a gargoyle who comes to life to wreak havoc. 2 Apr 21, 2012
Sherman Alexie...Did your eally want to hit someone 2 Nov 9, 2011
mr. bennedict 4 Jun 23, 2011
Help - Does Anyone Remember This Book? 0 Mar 12, 2011
Is this a good book for a book discussion with 4th graders? 4 Sep 8, 2010
 
   

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