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Spring Harbor Middle School: What Should I Read Next?

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Books for Middle School Age


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PDF version of ROW 2015-2016 Middle School list


The Crossover by Kwame Alexander. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2014.


The Swallow: A Ghost Story by Charis Cotter. Tundra Books, 2014.

The Screaming Staircase. (Lockwood & Co.: Book One) by Jonathan Stroud. Disney / Hyperion, 2013.


Etched in Clay: The Life of Dave, Enslaved Potter and Poet by Andrea Cheng. Lee & Low, 2013.

The Mad Potter: George E. Ohr, Eccentric Genius by Jan Greenberg and Sandra Jordan. A Neal Porter Book / Roaring Brook Press, 2013.


The Great Greene Heist by Varian Johnson. Arthur A. Levine Books / Scholastic, Inc., 2014.


Patient Zero: Solving the Mysteries of Deadly Epidemics by Marilee Peters. Annick Press, 2014.

Courage Has No Color: The True Story of the Triple Nickles, America’s First Black Paratroopers by Tanya Lee Stone. Candlewick Press, 2013.


Gracefully Grayson by Ami Polonsky. Disney Hyperion, 2014.


The Scavengers by Michael Perry. HarperCollins, 2014.


If I Ever Get Out of Here by Eric Gansworth. Arthur A. Levine Books / Scholastic, 2013.


The Bird King: An Artist’s Notebook by Shaun Tan. Arthur A. Levine Books / Scholastic Inc., 2013.

Brown Girl Dreaming by Jacqueline Woodson. Nancy Paulsen Books / Penguin, 2014.

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Mira in the Present Tense by Sita Brahmachari. U.S. edition: Albert Whitman, 2013.

Little Blog on the Prairie by Cathleen Davitt BellBloomsbury, 2010.

Houdini: The Handcuff King by Jason LutesIllustrated by Nick Bertozzi. Hyperion, 2007.

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