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Books for Grades 7 - 8

Our librarians recommend these great books from all different genres for 7th & 8th graders.

Click on the book to find out if it's available at your local County Library. If not, place it on hold, and we'll deliver it to your Library for pick up. Printable version of the list (PDF).

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The Crossover
Kwame Alexander
Realistic Fiction, Poetry

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Peeled
Joan Bauer
Realistic Fiction

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Josh Baxter Levels Up
Gavin Brown
Realistic Fiction

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The Return of Skeleton Man
Joseph Bruchac
Horror

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Artemis Fowl
Eoin Colfer
Fantasy

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The Outcasts
John A. Flanagan
Adventure

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The Thief Lord
Cornelia Funke
Fantasy

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Out of the Dust
Karen Hesse
Historical Fiction, Poetry

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Roller Girl
Victoria Jamieson
Graphic Novel

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The Evolution of Calpurnia Tate
Jacqueline Kelly
Historical Fiction

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Ungifted
Gordon Korman
Humor

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The Boy on the Wooden Box: How the Impossible Became Possible ... on Schindler's List
Leon Leyson
Nonfiction

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Hatchet
Gary Paulsen
Adventure

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The Seventh Most Important Thing
Shelley Pearsall
Historical Fiction

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Esperanza Rising
Pam Muñoz Ryan
Historical Fiction

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Imprisoned: The Betrayal of Japanese Americans During World War II
Martin W. Sandler
Nonfiction

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Rad American Women A-Z
Kate Schatz
Nonfiction

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The Wednesday Wars
Gary Schmidt
Historical Fiction

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Bomb: The Race to Build--and Steal--the World's Most Dangerous Weapon
Steve Sheinkin
Nonfiction

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Treasure Island
Robert Louis Stevenson
Adventure

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