Recommended Reading for grade 7.
Here is a list of books our teacher editors suggest for students in grade 7. Our selections include titles for both girls and boys who have a variety of interests. These selections include both "academic" and "recreational" reading suggestions. Check the synopsis for the book that might interest your student.
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Classic Civil War Story with scenes of both sorrow and compassion.
A compelling story of the Middle Ages. A must for any history buff!
Anne Shirley is now sixteen and settling down as a teacher on Prince Edward Island. This is the second volume in the Anne of Green Gables story.
After she is orphaned, Anne goes to live on Prince Edward Island in Canada. Her remarkable story, told in three volumes, will bring both tears and laughter.
This third volume in the Anne of Green Gables series finds Anne growing up and facing life changing decisions. Will she go to college, marry her love, or leave Green Gables forever?
Set against the backdrop of the War for Independence, this historical novel creates great and unforgettable characters.
The first book in "A Series of Unfortunate Events" helps prove that stories about sadness and badness can be both funny and popular.
The woodlands of Kentucky are the setting for this contemporary novel .
There are seven volumes in this collection, beginning with The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe. Four siblings have amazing and magical adventures that you will never forget.
This is the story of a Shaker family set in the 1920s in Vermont. The narrator is a 12-year-old boy who learns about responsibility and compassion.
This Newberry winner will keep you spellbound! Can Ella undo the magic spell? Read it and see!
Themes of responsibility and integrity prevail in this adventure story set at New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art.
A young girl, gifted with magic, must decide if she will use her mind reading ability for good or for only herself.
This fascinating book explores the themes of freedom and justice. The setting of the story is the far distant future in a utopian society; the tale raises many questions about human responsibility and courage.
A fast-paced fantasy adventure, with a main character who is a girl.
Gary Paulsen explains his life growing up in Minnesota and Alaska.
A collection of stories by young women about how to break new ground and stay healthy and safe.
Harry learns more about Hogwarts and its secrets.
Potter and his friends compete for the golden goblet and learn much in doing so.
Due to be released on June 21, 2003, this will be the 5th book in the wildly popular Potter series.
Harry and friends continue to explore at Hogwarts, and more puzzles emerge.
The famous Mr. Potter begins his career at Hogwarts.
An amazing story based on a true incident-a six year old is lost in a storm in Canada in 1870.
A serious book with streams of hope that exposes the tragedy that can result from drunk driving.
A young boy is captured by Indians; discover what he learns from his ordeal.
Meet the March family-with daughters Meg, Jo, Amy and Beth. The Osbournes they are not---a classic story of a connected family, featuring love, romance, sadness and courage.
This famous play tells the story of the inspiring life of Helen Keller and her teacher, Annie Sullivan.
A young girl and her grandmother watch passing trains and lose themselves in a story of escape from Seoul during the Korean War while they await the return of the girl's mother from the army.
The second episode of "A Series of Unfortunate Events" continues the adventures.
Paulsen's sequel to Hatchet continues the survival story of a young man stranded in the wilderness.
Winner of the 1977 Newberry Medal, this book recounts the courage and endurance of a family living in the South during the Depression.
A sharecropper's son must take on his father's work when his father is mistakenly taken to jail.
A very hip teen wakes up one morning to discover that he's invisible. See what happens next.
It is 1963 and an African American family from Michigan heads for Birmingham for a family visit. There they find hatred and more.
The experiences of a young boy growing up in the Ozarks. Many teens proclaim this "The best book I've ever read!"
The third installment of "A Series of Unfortunate Events" that has young readers clamoring for more.