Avi. The Seer of the Shadows – Horace Carpetine does not believe in ghosts. Do you?!
Bryant, Jen. Pieces of Georgia – Georgia McCoy is an artist. A few days after her 13th birthday, she receives an unexpected gift-a strange, formal letter, all typed up and signed anonymous. Things begin to change.
Carvell, Marlene. Sweetgrass Basket (Historical Novel) – In prose poetry and alternating voices, Marlene Carvell weaves a heartbreakingly beautiful story based on the real-life experiences of Native American children.
Colfer, Eoin. Airman (Adventure) – Conor Broekhart was born to fly.
Cummings, Priscilla. Blindsided – 14-year-old Natalie’s world is about to be turned upside down with the news that she will soon go blind.
Curry, Jane Louise. The Black Canary – James has grown up in a musical family. His family assumes that James will pursue music as well. James has other things in mind until he discovers a portal that takes him back in time.
Deuker, Carl. Payback – Another entertaining and readable football story that keeps you in suspense along the way!
Draper, Sharon. Out of My Mind – This story will forever change how we all look at anyone with a disability. Perfect for fans of RJ Palacio’s Wonder.
Falkner, Brian. Tomorrow Code – Three young New Zealanders square off against a biological apocalypse in this scientific page turner.
Fox, Helen. Eager – Gavin and Fleur’s much-loved robot, Grumps, is running down. A scientist friend loans them an EGR3, an experimental new robot, to help Grumps. Your house watches you, knows your secrets, and talks to you.
Gorman, Carol. Games – Two eighth graders are rivals in every way, and with two fights in the first week of school, they’ve set the stage for a yearlong showdown.
Haddix, Margaret. Claim to Fame – Lindsay was five when she became a TV star. It seemed she was set for life—until she had a breakdown when she was eleven. Lindsay developed a very dangerous sense of ESP – the ability to hear what anyone was thinking about her, at anytime, anywhere in the world.
Han, Jenny. Shug – Annemarie “Shug” Wilcox is clever and brave and true (on the inside anyway). She’s about to become your new best friend in this enchanting middle grade novel.
Herlong, M.H. The Great Wide Sea – Ben, Dylan, and Gerry are still mourning their mother’s death when their dad decides to buy a boat and take them on a year-long sailing trip.
Hilmo, Tess. Cinnamon Moon – On the same day as the Great Chicago Fire of 1871, 250 miles away in Peshtigo, Wisconsin, there was an even more devastating fire.
Key, Watt. Alabama Moon – For as long as Moon can remember, he lived out in the forest in a shelter with his father. When his father dies, Moon follows his father’s last instructions: to travel to Alaska to find others like themselves.
LaFleur, Suzanne. Listening for Lucca – Thirteen-year-old Siena moves from New York City to a Maine coastal town before the start of eighth grade. Unlike most teens, she doesn’t mind the change.
Lupica, Mike. Million Dollar Throw– Everyone calls Nate Brodie “Brady” because he’s a New England quarterback, just like his idol, Tom Brady.
Reynolds, Jason. As Brave As You – When two brothers decide to prove how brave they are, everything backfires—literally—in this “pitch-perfect” contemporary novel.
Stevenson, Noelle. Nimona – Nemeses! Dragons! Science! Symbolism! All of these and more await in this brilliant graphic novel!
Tanner, Lian. Icebreaker (The Icebreaker Trilogy) – Twelve-year-old Petrel is an outcast, living on an ancient icebreaker that has been following the same ocean course for 300 years.
Horowitz, Anthony. Stormbreaker Series
Jacques, Brian. Redwall Series
Roth, Veronica. Divergent Series
Alcott, Louisa May. Little Women
Hugo, Victor. The Hunchback of Notre Dame
Shakespeare, William. A Midsummer Night’s Dream
Twain Mark. The Adventure of Huckleberry Finn
Aronson, Marc. Trapped: How the World Rescued 33 Miners From 2,000 Feet Below the Chilean Desert
Boyer, Crispin. The Book of Heroes: Tales of History’s Most Daring Guys
Burns, Loree Griffin. Tracking Trash: Flotsam, Jetsam, and the Science of Ocean Motion
Capuzzo, Mike. Close to Shore: the Terrifying Shark Attacks of 1916
Deneberg, Dennis and Lorraine Roscoes. 50 American Heroes Every Kid should Meet, 2nd Revised Edition
Drimmer, Stephanie Warren. The Book of Heroines: Tales of History’s Gutsiest Gals
Freedman, Russell. The War to End all Wars: World War I
Masoff, Joy. Oh, Yuck! The Encyclopedia of Everything Nasty
Moore, Wes. The Other Wes Moore: One Name, Two Fates
Park, Linda Sue. A Long Walk to Water: Based on a True Story
Shetterly, Margot Lee. Hidden Figures – Young Readers’ Edition
Warren, Andrea. Escape from Saigon: How a Vietnam War Orphan Became an American Boy