8th Grade Read Alouds
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Books by Margaret Haddix Peterson's
books, esp. the Shadow Children series, Escape From Memory, and Turnabout.
City of Ember by Jean DuPrau
City of Ember byJeanne DuPrau
was a big hit this year with our 7th graders. It is similar to Lowry's
The Giver in theme & tone. For a humorous selection, Surviving
the Applewhites also was popular.
Forged by fire by Sharon Draper
(deals with sexual abuse)
Goblin Wood by Hilari Bell
Heir Apparent by Vivian Vande
Hoot by Carl Hiassen
Money hungry by Sharon Flake,
Pictures of Hollis Wood by Patricia
Thief Lord by Cornelia Funke
Things not seen by Andrew Clements.
Touching Spirit Bear by Ben Mickaelson
Zach's Lie by Roland Smith
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