Grades 6-8

Here's a sampling of great books from our collection. Don't limit yourself to these -- we have many more that you're sure to love! Any staff member at the children's desk is happy to make recommendations! Or, click here to see a PDF of our complete suggested reading list for 6-8.

 

Listen, slowly

Listen, slowly

By Thanhha Lai

Vango. Between sky and earth

Vango. Between sky and earth

By Timothee de Fombelle

Stella by starlight Stella by starlight

By Sharon M. Draper

 Roller girl Roller girl

By Victoria Jamieson

 

 Everybody knows your name Everybody knows your name

By Andrea Seigel & Brent Bradshaw

Echo

Echo
By Pam Munuz Ryan

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Greenglass house

Greenglass house

By Kate Milford
The red pencil

The red pencil

By Andrea Davis Pinkney

Catch you later, traitor

Catch you later, traitor

By Avi

The Port Chicago 50 : disaster, mutiny, and the fight for civil rights

The Port Chicago 50 : disaster, mutiny, and the fight for civil rights By Steve Sheinkin

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Brown girl dreaming

Brown girl dreaming

By Jacqueline Woodson

This one summer

This one summer 

By Mariko Tamaki & Jillian Tamaki

>The dumbest idea ever!

The dumbest idea ever!

By Jimmy Gownley

Gaijin : American prisoner of war : a graphic novel

Gaijin : American prisoner of war : a graphic novel

By Matt Faulkner

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The graveyard book. Volume 1 The graveyard book. Volume 1 

By P. Craig Russell

A world of her own : 24 amazing women explorers and adventurers

A world of her own : 24 amazing women explorers and adventurers

By Michael Elsohn Ross
Texting the underworld Texting the underworld By Ellen Booraem

Lost in the sun

Lost in the sun

By Lisa Graff

 Caminar

Caminar

By Skila Brown
Lowriders in space

Lowriders in space

By Cathy Camper

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 Want more suggestions?

Click to see a PDF of the entire 6-8 list.

Updated May 2015