:: Elite 36 Book List 6-8 Grades 2024-25 ::

Author Title
Applegate, Katherine Wishtree
Bealer, Alex W. Only the Names Remain
Bruchac, Joseph Rez Dogs
Bearce, Stephanie The Civil War: Spies, Secret Missions, & Hidden Facts From the Civil War (Top Secret Files)
Blos, Joan A Gathering of Days
Burnford, Sheila The Incredible Journey
Byars, Betsy The Pinballs
Clements, Andrew The School Story
Corbett, Sue 12 Again
Cousins, Margaret Ben Franklin of Old Philadelphia
Curtis, Christopher Paul The Watsons Go to Birmingham
Erskine, Kathryn Mockingbird
Flanagan, John Ranger’s Apprentice: The Ruins of Gorlan
Forbes, Esther Johnny Tremain
Holt, Kimberly Willis When Zachary Beaver Came to Town
Horvath, Polly Everything on a Waffle
House, Silas & Vaswani, Neela Same Sun Here
Hunt, Irene Across Five Aprils
Jamieson, Victoria & Mohamed, Omar When Stars are Scattered
Korman, Gordon Swindle
Lawrence, Iain The Wreckers
Levine, Ellen If Your Name Was Changed at Ellis Island
Murpurgo, Michael An Elephant in the Garden
Park, Linda Sue A Long Walk to Water
Paterson, Katherine Jacob Have I Loved
Paulsen, Gary Hatchet
Peck, Richard A Long Way from Chicago
Ryan, Pam Munoz Becoming Naomi Leon
Shetterly, Margot Lee Hidden Figures (Young Readers Version)
Soto, Gary Taking Sides
Spinelli, Jerry Maniac Magee
Staples, Suzanne Fisher Shabanu: Daughter of the Wind
Taylor, Mildred D. The Road to Memphis
Tooke, Wes King of the Mound: My Summer with Satchel Paige
Voigt, Cynthia Dicey’s Song
Winthrop, Elizabeth Counting on Grace

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