Recommended Reading Lists

Books, Glasses and Apple

7th Grade & 8th Grade

There are so many places to find a book worth reading! Sometimes it's a little bit of trial and error to discover what types of books you like or who your favorite authors might be, but it is certainly a journey worth taking!

The Scholastic Book Wizard

This website can help you find books by reading or interest level, genre, or even by comparing it to books that are similar. This is a useful tool to both parents and students who are looking for a new book or for information about a book one is already reading.

Scholastic Book Wizard Link

The Lexile Framework for Reading: Matching Readers with Texts

Use this site to find books that you'd like to read by entering your Lexile measure, selecting your interests, or by using other types of identifiers. You can even use this site to build a custom reading list on the subjects that you enjoy the most!

The Lexile Framework for Reading Link

"For the Guys" Reads

This website offers exactly what you think it will--perfect reads for guys! It includes a book of the month, boy books sorted by very manly-man topics, and much more! Try it out! It's great for tom-boys too!

Guys Read Link

YALSA- Reluctant Readers Book List

This website includes a list of authors and book titles for reluctant or struggling readers. It includes a list of 2010 authors and titles as well as a "top ten" list.

Recommendations for Teens by Teens

This pdf file includes reading suggestions submitted by 8th grade students for other 8th grade students. Next to each book title is a short synopsis of the novel and why it makes for an excellent read.

Recommendations by Teens for Teens

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