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Ms. Morano's 7th Grade Recommended Reading List

* Newberry Medal + Non-fiction Author Title Alexander, Lloyd *The High King Almond, David Kit’s Wilderness Applet, Kathi Kissing Tennessee Armstrong, William H. *Sounder Bagdasarian, Adam Forgotten Fire Bailey, Carolyn Sherwin *Miss Hickory Bauer, Joan Harley, Like a Person Hope Was Here Blos, Joan W. *A Gathering of Days: A New England Girl’s Journal Byers, Betsy *Summer of the Swans Card, Orson Scott Enders Shadow Chevalier, Tracy Girl With a Pearl Earring Clark, Ann Nolan *Secret of the Andes Cleary, Beverly *Dear Mr. Henshaw Cooper, Susan *The Grey King Creech, Sharon *Walk Two Moons The Wanderer Crichton, Michael Timeline Crushman, Karen *The Midwife’s Apprentice Curtis, Christopher Paul *Bud, Not Buddy De Angeli, Marguerite *The Door in the Wall DeJong, Meindert *The Wheel on the School Eager, Edward Time Garden Fleischman, Paul *Joyful Noise: Poems for Two Voices Fleischman, Sid *The Whipping Boy Fletcher, Susan Dragon’s Milk Forbes, Esther *Johnny Tremain Fox, Paula *The Slave Dancer Fradin, Dennis B. & Judith B. +Ida B. Wells: Mother of the Civil Rights Movement Freedman, Russell *Lincoln: A Photobiography George, Jean Craighead *Julie of the Wolves Giff, Patricia Reilly Nory Ryan’s song Hamilton, Virginia *M. C. Higgins, the Great Anthony Burns: the Defeat and Triumph of a Fugitive Slave Haruf, Kent Plainsong Hery, Marguerite *King of the Wind Hesse, Karen *Out of the Dust Hobbs, Will Far North Hunt, Irene *Up a Road Slowly Katz, Jon +Geeks: How Two Boys Rode the Internet Out of Idaho Keith, Harold *Rifles for Watie Konigsburg, E.L. *From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil Frankweiler Silent to the Bone Koss, Amy Goldman The Girls Krumgold, Joseph *. . .And Now Miguel *Onion John *The View from Saturday Lalicki, Tom +Spellbinder: The Life of Harry Houdini Latham, Jean Lee *Carry On, Mr. Bowditch Lawrence, Ian Ghost Boy L’Engle, Madeleine *A Wrinkle in Time Lenski, Lois *Strawberry Girl Lowry, Lois *The Giver *Number the Stars MacLachlan, Patricia *Sarah, Plain and Tall McKinley, Robin *The Hero and the Crown McNeal, Laura & Tom Crooked Meigs, Cornelia *Invincible Louisa: the Story of the Author of Little Women Meyer, Carolyn Mary, Bloody Mary Meyers, Walter Dean Monster Naylor, Phyllis Reynolds *Shiloh Neville, Emily *It’s Like This, Cat O’Brien, Robert C. *Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH O’Dell Computer Corporation *Island of the Blue Dolphins Opdyke, Irene Gut +In My Hands: Memories of a Holocaust Survivor Park, Linda Sue *A Single Shard Paterson, Katherine *Bridge to Terabithia *Jacob Have I Loved Paulsen, Gary +The Beet Fields: Memories of a Sixteenth Summer Hatchet Peck, Richard *A Year Down Yonder Pene du Bois, William *The Twenty-One Balloons Platt, Beth The Likes of Me, Randall Plum-Ucci, Carol The Body of Christopher Creed Porter, Connie Imani All Mine Raskin, Ellen *The Westing Game Ruby, Lois Steal Away Home Ryan, Pam Munoz Esperanza Rising Rylant, Cynthia *Missing May Sachar, Louis *Holes Shannon, Monica *Dobry Snyder, Zilpha Keatley Gib Rides Home Sorenson, Virginia *Miracles on Maple Hill Speare, George *The Bronze Bow *The Witch of blackbird Pond Spinelli, Jerry *Maniac Magee Stargirl Taylor, Mildred D. *Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry Ung, Loung +First They Killed My Father Voigt, Cynthia *Dicey’s Song Whelan, Gloria Homeless Bird White, Ruth Memories of Summer Williams, Lori Aurelia When Kambia Elaine Flew in From Neptune Willard, Nancy *A Visit to William Blake’s Inn: Poems for Innocent And Experienced Travelers Wittlinger, Ellen What’s in a Name Woodson, Jacqueline Miracle Boys Yates, Elizabeth *+Amos Fortune, Free Man