Book Lists - 7th Grade

REALISTIC FICTION  (*Series)


J NEWBERY Kelly  Hello Universe
J NEWBERY Sachar  Holes
J FICTION Behar  Lucky Broken Girl
J FICTION NaidooBurn My Heart
J FICTION ReynoldsGhost *
J TWEEN GrimesJazmin’s Notebook
J TWEEN MagoonThe Rock and the River
J TWEEN MagoonThe Season of Styx Malone
J TWEEN Pearsall    The Seventh Most Important Thing
J TWEEN SchmidtThe Wednesday Wars
J TWEEN SpinelliSmiles to Go
J TWEEN WoodsonAfter Tupac & D Foster

 

FANTASY (*Series)


J FICTION Alcock  The Stonewalkers
J NEWBERY BarnhillThe Girl Who Drank the Moon
J FICTION CollinsGregor the Overlander (series)
J FICTION DiCamilloThe Magician’s Elephant
J NEWBERY GaimanThe Graveyard Book
J FICTION NimmoMidnight for Charlie Bone*
J FICTION RowlingHarry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone*
J FICTION Stewart The Secret Keepers

          

 
MYSTERY STORIES  (*Series)


J MYSTERY ArdenSmall Spaces
J MYSTERY BalliettChasing Vermeer*
J TWEEN FICTION BeilThe Vanishing Violin
J FICTION BoschThe Name of This Book is Secret*
J MYSTERY GrishamTheodore Boone: Kid Lawyer*
J FICTION NickersonHow to Disappear Completely and Never Be Found
J NEWBERY RaskinThe Westing Game
J FICTION StewartThe Mysterious BenedictSociety*
J FICTION SwansonThe Real McCoys


ADVENTURE STORIES


J TWEEN Avi  City of Orphans
J NEWBERY GeorgeJulie of the Wolves
J FICTION GidwitzThe Inquisitor’s Tale, or, the Three Magical Children and Their Holy Dog
J TWEEN Harrison13 Treasures
J FICTION MurdockThe Book of Boy
J TWEEN Paulsen  Hatchet
J TWEEN RiordanMagnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard: The Sword of Summer
J FICTION SelznickThe Invention of Hugo Cabret
J FICTION WellsOn the Blue Comet

              


J GRAPHIC NOVELS  (*Series)


J GRAPHIC NOVEL Bar-elThat One Spooky Night
J GRAPHIC NOVEL BellEl Deafo
J GRAPHIC NOVEL BrosgolAnya’s Ghost
Be Prepared
J GRAPHIC NOVEL CamperLowriders in Space
J GRAPHIC NOVEL EngleA Wrinkle in Time
J GRAPHIC NOVEL HaleReal Friends
J GRAPHIC NOVEL HolmSwing It, Sunny
J GRAPHIC NOVEL PhelanBluffton
J GRAPHIC NOVEL Smith  Out from Boneville*
J GRAPHIC NOVEL TelgemeierSmile
Drama
Ghosts



     
 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 BrownThe 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. 
J FICTION Brown
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 ChristopherThe 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. 
J FICTION Christopher
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 ClarkWhat 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 DanzigerThis 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 DuPrauThe 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.
J TWEEN Farmer
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 ForesterThe 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 GambleThe 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 GibbsSpace 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 HaddixThe 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 LowryThe 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 PhilbrickThe 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 RexThe 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 TeagueThe 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.



NONFICTION


D 802.D4 H645   The Boys Who Challenged Hitler
F 128.47M96Blizzard! : the Storm that Changed America
F 334.S4 L69Turning 15 on the Road to Freedom
F 548.42M87The Great Fire
UG 1282.A8 S235 2012Bomb: the Race to Build and Steal the World's Most Dangerous Weapon