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Great Books for Middle Readers

Great books for younger teens and middle schoolers

Shipwreck at the bottom of the world : the extraordinary true story of Shackleton and the Endurance

Crispin : the cross of lead


I have lived a thousand years : growing up in the Holocaust

The moves make the man : a novel

Skeleton man

The perilous journey of the Donner Party

Artemis Fowl

The Watsons go to Birmingham--1963 : a novel

Catherine, called Birdy

Deal with it! : a whole new approach to your body, brain, and life as a gurl

The city of Ember

The Sea of Trolls

The skin I'm in

Bound for the North Star : true stories of fugitive slaves


Joey Pigza swallowed the key



Everything on a waffle

The misfits

A poke in the I : a collection of concrete poems

A wizard of earthsea

Ella enchanted


Tomorrow, when the war began

The greatest : Muhammad Ali


Carver, a life in poems

In my hands : memories of a Holocaust rescuer

Guts : the true stories behind Hatchet and the Brian books

All alone in the universe

Anne Frank : a hidden life

Angus, thongs and full-frontal snogging

Gutsy girls : young women who dare

Rimshots : basketball pix, rolls, and rhythms

Shabanu : daughter of the wind

Daring to be Abigail : a novel

Teen angst? Naaah-- a quasi-autobiography

Dicey's song


Dealing with dragons