Book Lists - 7th Grade
REALISTIC FICTION (*Series)
|J NEWBERY Kelly||Hello Universe|
|J NEWBERY Sachar||Holes|
|J FICTION Behar||Lucky Broken Girl|
|J FICTION Naidoo||Burn My Heart|
|J FICTION Reynolds||Ghost *|
|J TWEEN Grimes||Jazmin’s Notebook|
|J TWEEN Magoon||The Rock and the River|
|J TWEEN Magoon||The Season of Styx Malone|
|J TWEEN Pearsall||The Seventh Most Important Thing|
|J TWEEN Schmidt||The Wednesday Wars|
|J TWEEN Spinelli||Smiles to Go|
|J TWEEN Woodson||After Tupac & D Foster|
|J FICTION Alcock||The Stonewalkers|
|J NEWBERY Barnhill||The Girl Who Drank the Moon|
|J FICTION Collins||Gregor the Overlander (series)|
|J FICTION DiCamillo||The Magician’s Elephant|
|J NEWBERY Gaiman||The Graveyard Book|
|J FICTION Nimmo||Midnight for Charlie Bone*|
|J FICTION Rowling||Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone*|
|J FICTION Stewart||The Secret Keepers|
MYSTERY STORIES (*Series)
|J MYSTERY Arden||Small Spaces|
|J MYSTERY Balliett||Chasing Vermeer*|
|J TWEEN FICTION Beil||The Vanishing Violin|
|J FICTION Bosch||The Name of This Book is Secret*|
|J MYSTERY Grisham||Theodore Boone: Kid Lawyer*|
|J FICTION Nickerson||How to Disappear Completely and Never Be Found|
|J NEWBERY Raskin||The Westing Game|
|J FICTION Stewart||The Mysterious BenedictSociety*|
|J FICTION Swanson||The Real McCoys|
|J TWEEN Avi||City of Orphans|
|J NEWBERY George||Julie of the Wolves|
|J FICTION Gidwitz||The Inquisitor’s Tale, or, the Three Magical Children and Their Holy Dog|
|J TWEEN Harrison||13 Treasures|
|J FICTION Murdock||The Book of Boy|
|J TWEEN Paulsen||Hatchet|
|J TWEEN Riordan||Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard: The Sword of Summer|
|J FICTION Selznick||The Invention of Hugo Cabret|
|J FICTION Wells||On the Blue Comet|
J GRAPHIC NOVELS (*Series)
|J GRAPHIC NOVEL Bar-el||That One Spooky Night|
|J GRAPHIC NOVEL Bell||El Deafo|
|J GRAPHIC NOVEL Brosgol||Anya’s Ghost|
|J GRAPHIC NOVEL Camper||Lowriders in Space|
|J GRAPHIC NOVEL Engle||A Wrinkle in Time|
|J GRAPHIC NOVEL Hale||Real Friends|
|J GRAPHIC NOVEL Holm||Swing It, Sunny|
|J GRAPHIC NOVEL Phelan||Bluffton|
|J GRAPHIC NOVEL Smith||Out from Boneville*|
|J GRAPHIC NOVEL Telgemeier||Smile|
SCIENCE FICTION (*Series)
|J FICTION Anderson||Whales on Stilts|
Racing against the clock, shy middle-school student Lily and her best friends, Katie and Jasper, must foil the plot of her father's conniving boss to conquer the world using an army of whales.
|J FICTION Brown||The Wild Robot|
Roz the robot discovers that she is alone on a remote, wild island with no memory of where she is from or why she is there, and her only hope of survival is to try to learn about her new environment from the island's hostile inhabitants.
The Wild Robot Escapes
After being captured by the Recons and returned to civilization for reprogramming, Roz is sent to Hilltop Farm where she befriends her owner's family and animals, but pines for her son, Brightbill.
|J FICTION Christopher||The White Mountains*|
Young Will Parker and his companions make a perilous journey toward an outpost of freedom where they hope to escape from the ruling Tripods, who capture mature human beings and make them docile, obedient servants.
City of Gold and Lead
Three boys set out on a secret mission to penetrate the City of the Tripods and learn more about these strange beings that rule the earth.
|J FICTION Clark||What We Found in the Sofa and How It Changed the World|
Finding a rare zucchini-colored crayon leads twelve-year-old River Monroe and his friends on an adventure with their eccentric neighbor to save Earth from invading interstellar storm troopers.
|J TWEEN Danziger||This Place Has No Atmosphere|
Aurora loves her life on Earth in the twenty-first century, until she learns that her family is moving to the colony on the moon.
|J FICTION DuPrau||The City of Ember*|
In the year 241, twelve-year-old Lina trades jobs on Assignment Day to be a Messenger to run to new places in her decaying but beloved city, perhaps even to glimpse Unknown Regions.
|J TWEEN Farmer||The Ear, the Eye and the Arm|
In 2194 in Zimbabwe, General Matsika's three children are kidnapped and put to work in a plastic mine, while three mutant detectives use their special powers to search for them.
The House of the Scorpion
In a future where humans despise clones, Matt enjoys special status as the young clone of El Patrón, the 142-year-old leader of a corrupt drug empire nestled between Mexico and the United States.
|J FICTION Forester||The Boy Who Knew Everything|
In the wake of a prophecy that says they have the power to bring about great change, genius Conrad Harrington III teams up with Piper McCloud, the girl who could fly, to try to save the world and themselves.
|J FICTION Gamble||The Knight's Armor|
When 12 year-old Jack Pease and his partner, Trudy, operatives of the "Ministry of Strange, Unusual, and Impossible Things," try to find Trudy's mother, who is being held prisoner by an evil scientist named Mr. M, they uncover a nefarious scheme that involves the legend of King Arthur, Merlin, and the Excalibur.
|J MYSTERY Gibbs||Space Case: A Moon Base Alpha Novel|
Dashiell Gibson, who lives on Moon Base Alpha, has to solve a murder of one of the moon's most prominent doctors.
Spaced Out: A Moon Base Alpha Novel
In 2041,12 year old Dashiell Gibson is a resident of Moon Base Alpha, and at the moment he is faced with a number of problems: coping with the nasty Sjoberg twins, finding out how the commander of the base has managed to disappear from a facility no bigger than a soccer field, and dealing with the alien Zan who communicates with him telepathically from afar--and who is hiding a secret which may threaten the whole Earth.
Waste of Space: A Moon Base Alpha Novel
In 2041, on Moon Base Alpha, thirteen-year-old Dash must solve the mystery of how Lars was poisoned before the base loses oxygen, forcing the colonists to return to Earth.
|J FICTION Haddix||The Hidden|
Found (The Missing Series 1-7)
When thirteen-year-olds Jonah and Chip, who are both adopted, learn they were discovered on a plane that appeared out of nowhere, full of babies with no adults on board, they realize that they have uncovered a mystery involving time travel and two opposing forces, each trying to repair the fabric of time.
|J NEWBERY Lowry||The Giver|
Given his lifetime assignment at the Ceremony of Twelve, Jonas becomes the receiver of memories shared by only one other in his community and discovers the terrible truth about the society in which he lives.
|J TWEEN Philbrick||The Last Book in the Universe|
After an earthquake has destroyed much of the planet, an epileptic teenager nicknamed Spaz begins the heroic fight to bring human intelligence back to the Earth of a distant future.
|J TWEEN Rex||The True Meaning of Smekday|
When her mother is abducted by aliens on Christmas Eve (or "Smekday" Eve since the Boov invasion), 11 year-old Tip hops in the family car and heads south to find her and meets an alien Boov mechanic who agrees to help her and save the planet from disaster.
|J TWEEN Teague||The Doom Machine|
When a spaceship lands in the small town of Vern Hollow in 1956, juvenile delinquent Jack Creedle and prim, studious Isadora Shumway form an unexpected alliance as they try to keep a group of extraterrestrials from stealing eccentric Uncle Bud's space travel machine.
|D 802.D4 H645||The Boys Who Challenged Hitler|
|F 128.47M96||Blizzard! : the Storm that Changed America|
|F 334.S4 L69||Turning 15 on the Road to Freedom|
|F 548.42M87||The Great Fire|
|UG 1282.A8 S235 2012||Bomb: the Race to Build and Steal the World's Most Dangerous Weapon|