• Favorite Seventh grade books: (2012)

    Rick Riordan

    Diary of a Wimpy Kid

    Freedom Writers

    Science Fair

    Tim Green ( Sports)

    The Maze Runner trilogy

    Harry Potter

    The Hunger Games

    Twilight Series

    Freak the Mighty - Philbrick

     Nothing but the Truth - Avi

     Stargirl – Spinelli

     Outsiders- Hinton

     Among the Hidden – Haddix

     The Big Wave- Buck

     Hatchet- Paulson

     Canyons- Paulsen

    Watt Key- Dirt Road Home, Alabama Moon 

    The Hunger Games

    Pretty Little Liars series


    Recommended Authors—7th grade

    Joan Bauer (Peeled)*

    Meg Cabot (Princess Diaries)*

    Ally Carter (Cammie Morgan)*

    Cassandra Clare (City of Bones)

    Joseph Delaney (Last Apprentice)

    John Flanagan (Ranger’s Apprentice)

    Michael Grant (Gone)

    Tim Green (sports)*

    John Grisham (Theodore Boone, Kid Lawyer)

    Margaret Haddix (Shadow Children; Found)*

    Jack Heath (Remote Control)

    Charles Higson (Young James Bond)

    Anthony Horowitz (Alex Rider)

    Jim Kjelgaard (outdoors)

    Gordon Korman (humor)*

    Derek Landy (Skulduggery Pleasant)

    Mike Lupica (sports)*

    Carolyn Meyer (historical fiction)

    Garth Nix (Keys to the Kingdom)

    James Patterson (Maximum Ride)

    Gary Paulsen (Hatchet)

    Roland Smith (adventure)*

    Jordan Sonnenblick (realistic fiction)

    Neal Shusterman (realistic fiction—sort of)

    Jerry Spinelli (Stargirl, Loser)

    Maggie Stiefvater (ShiverLinger, Forever,)

    Paul Zindel (The Pigman)*

    *great for reluctant readers


    More Recommended Titles

    Middle School—The Worst Years of My Life by James Patterson *

    Divergent—Veronica Roth

    The Scorpio Races—Maggie Stiefvater

    The Clockwork Three—Matthew Kirby

    The Familiars—Adam Epstein

    Hex Hall—Rachel Hawkins *

    Wildwood—Colin Meloy