:: Contemporary/Elite 36 Book List 6-8 Grades 2017-18 ::

Author Title
Alcott, Louisa May Eight Cousins
Anderson, Laurie Chains
Avi, Greg City of Orphans
Bauer, Joan Stand Tall
Bond, Nancy A String in the Harp
Boyne, John The Boy in the Striped Pajamas
Burgan, Michael Breaker Boys: How a Photograph Helped End Child Labor
Creech, Sharon Walk Two Moons
Curtis, Christopher Paul Bud, Not Buddy
Dowd, Siobhan The London Eye Mystery
Freedman, Russell Becoming Ben Franklin: How a Candle-Maker’s Son Helped Light the Flame of Liberty
George , Jean Craighead  On the Far Side of the Mountain
Giff, Patricia Reilly Pictures of Hollis Woods
Hansen , Joyce Dear America: I Thought My Soul Would Rise and Fly
Henkes, Kevin Olive’s Ocean
Holm, Jennifer Our Only May Amelia
Horowitz, Anthony Stormbreaker
Houston/Houston Farewell to Manzanar
Hunt, Irene The Lottery Rose
Lasky, Kathryn Guardians of Ga’hoole 02: The Journey
L’Engle, Madeleine Ring of Endless Light
Limbaugh, Rush Rush Revere and the American Revolution: Time-Travel Adventures with Exceptional Americans
O’Reilly, Bill Kennedy’s Last Days: the Assassination that Defined a Nation
Park, Linda Sue A Single Shard
Paterson, James Middle School: The Worst Years of My Life
Philbrick, Rodman The Young Man and the Sea
Shahan, Sherry Death Mountain
Sloan, Holly Counting by 7’s
Smith, Roland Elephant Run
Snyder, Zilpha Keatley The Egypt Game
Soto, Gary Baseball in April
Taylor, Mildred D. The Land
Tolen, Stephanie S. Surviving the Applewhites
Twain, Mark Adventures of Huckleberry Fin
Van Draanen, Wendelin Sammy Keys and the Hotel Thief
Woodson, Jacqueline Feathers

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