Summer Reading List Grades 7&8


Author Title Genre Call No.
Alvarez, Julia How Tia Lola Came To Stay Contemporary Fiction JF ALVAREZ
Armstrong, Jennifer Shipwreck at the Bottom of the World Non-Fiction YA 919.98 ARMSTRONG
Atwater-Rhodes, Amelia In The Forests of the Night Myths and Legends/Fantasy/Horror YA FICTION ATWATERR
Avi The True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle Adventure/Survival YA FICTION AVI
Bauer, Joan Hope Was Here Contemporary Fiction YA FICTION BAUER
Bloor, Edward Tangerine Sports YA FICTION CRUTCHER
Bradbury, Ray Fahrenheit 451 Science/Sci-Fi YA FICTION BRADBURY
Brashares, Ann Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants Romance YA FICTION BRASHARE
Brooks, Terry Sword of Shannara Myths and Legends/Fantasy/Horror YA FICTION BROOKS
Carbone, Elisa Storm Warriors Adventure/Survival YA FICTION CARBONE
Colfer, Eoin Artemis Fowl Myths and Legends/Fantasy/Horror CS YA FICTION COLFER
Collier, Christopher and James My Brother Sam Is Dead Historical Fiction YA FICTION COLLIER
Collins, Suzanne Hunger Games Science/Sci-Fi YA FICTION COLLINS
Creech, Sharon Love That Dog Poetry JF CREECH
Crutcher, Chris Whale Talk Sports YA FICTION CRUTCHER
Cushman, Karen Catherine Called Birdy Historical Fiction YA FICTION CUSHMAN
Draper, Sharon Double Dutch Contemporary Fiction YA FICTION DRAPER
Engle, Margarita The Surrender Tree Poetry J 821 ENGLE
Farmer, Nancy Sea of Trolls Myths and Legends/Fantasy/Horror JF FARMER
Farmer, Nancy House of the Scorpion Science/Sci-Fi YA FICTION FARMER
Farrell, Mame And Sometimes Why Romance YA FICTION FARRELL
Freedman, Russell The Life and Death of Crazy Horse Biography/Autobiography YA 970.2 CRAZY HORSE FREEDMAN
Gaiman, Neil Coraline Myths and Legends/Fantasy/Horror YA FICTION GAIMAN
Glover, Savion Savion Biography/Autobiography CS YA 798.7809 GLOVER
Goodman, Joan Elizabeth Hope's Crossing   YA FICTION GOODMAN
Guy, Rosa The Friends Contemporary Fiction YA FICTION GUY
Haddix, Margaret Peterson Found Science/Sci-Fi JF HADDIX
Hesse, Karen Stowaway Historical Fiction CS YA FICTION HESSE
Hiaasen, Carl Hoot Contemporary Fiction JF PBK HIAASEN
Hobbs, Will Wild Man Island Adventure/Survival YA FICTION HOBBS
Hobbs, Will Downriver Adventure/Survival YA FICTION HOBBS
Hoose, Phillip We Were There Too Non-Fiction YA 920.073 HOOSE
Irving, Washington The Legend of Sleepy Hollow Myths and Legends/Fantasy/Horror YA FICTION IRVING
King, Stephen The Girl Who Loved Tom Gordon Adventure/Survival THRILL KING
Kipling, Rudyard Kim Historical Fiction YA FICTION KIPLING
Klass, David Home of the Braves Sports YA FICTION KLASS
L'Engle, Madeleine A Wrinkle in Time Science/Sci-Fi YA FICTION L'ENGLE
Landau, Elaine Slave Narrative: The Journey to Freedom Non-Fiction YA 326 SLAVE
Leguin, Ursula K. A Wizard of Earthsea Myths and Legends/Fantasy/Horror YA FICTION LEGUIN
Lester, Julius To Be a Slave Non-Fiction YA 326 LESTER
Lewis, C.S. Chronicles of Narnia Myths and Legends/Fantasy/Horror YA FICTION LEWIS
Lipsyte, Robert The Contender   YA FICTION LIPSYTE
London, Jack The Call of the Wild Adventure/Survival YA FICTION LONDON
Macy, Sue A Whole New Ballgame: The Story of the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League Sports YA 796.35764 MACY
Magoon, Kekla The Rock and the River Historical Fiction YA FICTION MAGOON
McDaniel, Lurlene Angel of Hope Romance YA FICTION MCDANIEL
Mowat, Farley Never Cry Wolf Non-Fiction YA 599.74 M936n
Murphy, Jim Blizzard: The Storm That Changed America Non-Fiction YA 551.555 MURPHY
Myers, Walter Dean The Greatest: Muhammad Ali Biography/Autobiography YA 796.8309 ALI, M. MYERS
Myers, Walter Dean Bad Boy: A Memoir Biography/Autobiography YA B MYERS, W.
Naidoo, Beverley The Other Side of Truth Historical Fiction YA FICTION NAIDOO
Naylor, Phyllis Reynolds Jade Green Romance YA NAYLOR
Nix, Garth Sabriel Myths and Legends/Fantasy/Horror YA FICTION NIX
O'Dell, Scott Sing Down the Moon Historical Fiction YA FICTON O'DELL
Oppel, Kenneth Sunwing Myths and Legends/Fantasy/Horror YA FICTION OPPEL
Patterson, James Angel Experiment Adventure/Survival YA FICTION PATTERSON
Patterson, Katherine Same Stuff As Stars Contemporary Fiction JF PATERSON
Paulsen, Gary Soldier's Heart Historical Fiction JF PAULSEN
Paulsen, Gary Nightjohn Historical Fiction JF PAULSEN
Paulsen, Gary Guts Biography/Autobiography YA B PAULSEN
Pearson, Mary E. Scribbler of Dreams Romance YA FICTION PEARSON
Pfeffer, Susan Life As We Knew It Science/Sci-Fi JF PFEFFER
Philbrick, Nathaniel Revenge of the Whale Non-Fiction YA 910.452 PHILBRICK
Pullman, Philip The Golden Compass Myths and Legends/Fantasy/Horror YA FICTION PULLMAN
Reiss, Johanna The Upstairs Room Biography/Autobiography YA FICTION REISS
Ryan, Pam Munzo Esperanza Rising Historical Fiction YA FICTION RYAN
Sachar, Louis Holes Contemporary Fiction YA SACHAR
Satrapi, Marjane Persepolis Biography/Autobiography YA GRAPHIC B SATRAPI, M.
Schaefer, Jack Shane Historical Fiction YA FICTION SHAEFER
Smith, Roland Sasquatch Adventure/Survival YA FICTION SMITH
Spinelli, Jerry There's a Girl in my Hammerlock Sports YA FICTION SPINELLI
Stevenson, Robert Louis Treasure Island Adventure/Survival YA FICTION STEVENSON
Sutcliff, Rosemary Sword Song Historical Fiction YA FICTION SUTCLIFF
Voigt, Cynthia Dicey's Song Contemporary Fiction YA FICTION VOIGT
Voigt, Cynthia Runner Sports YA FICTION VOIGT
Voigt, Cynthia Come A Stranger Romance YA FICTION VOIGT
Westerfeld, Scott Uglies Science/Sci-Fi YA FICTION WESTERFELD
Wolff, Virginia Euwer Bat 6 Sports CS YA FICTION WOLFF
Wolff, Virginia Euwer This Full House Poetry YA FICTION WOLFF
Woodson, Jacqueline Locomotion Poetry YA FICTION WOODSON
Yates, Elizabeth Amos Fortune, Free Man Historical Fiction J B FORTUNE
Yep, Laurence Dragonwings Contemporary Fiction JF YEP
Zindel, Paul Reef of Death Adventure/Survival YA FICTION ZINDEL