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Middle Level Books Wendy Leseman,  Middle School Librarian 2009
Percy Jackson series Half-human, half-Greek God, Percy Jackson is a middle school age kid with dyslexia who teams up with ...
Mythical adventure, 15 year old boy, weapons, and tons of action – what’s there not to love? Ranger’s Apprentice  by John ...
Bluford series Low level, high interest books about inner city life.  You can buy them directly from Townsend Press for $1...
Private school for spies? A third book is due out this summer. Ally Carter
Clues, cards and games…. This series will go on and on – each book written by a different author.
Jacqueline Woodson Popular African American writer who appeals to girl readers of friendships, romance and living in close...
Matt Cruse is a cabin boy aboard an airship that’s basically a floating Titanic…. Kate De Vreis, heiress and animal behavi...
He’s quirky, he’s a detective, and he’s dead…
Imagine a world where everything you have in this life is determined by how you live in your online life?  CONOR KOSTICK
She’s smart, she’s stealth and she gets the job done.
Two more coming……
PETE HAUTMAN Imagine living in a world where playing football, getting a tattoo, or getting mad were all illegal…
NEAL SHUSTERMAN UNWIND : Teenagers who don’t conform can be “unwound” for the good of society.  What would you do if you f...
PAUL VOLPONI Edgy, real and fast paced books….. Boys love Volponi’s books.
Sharon Draper Draper writes books that are similar to Volponi – real, edgy, and engaging. Boys gravitate to Volponi, girls...
Sleator is the master of the bizarre, creepy and suspenseful, all geared for the middle level reader. Hell Phone : Would i...
These are great sports books written for high interest, but lower readability. MIKE LUPICA
Deborah Ellis Deborah Ellis interviews children on site to document their situation in both fiction and non-fiction.
When her nomadic Persian father informs her that she must marry for politics, Anahita presents another option: She will we...
Want to survive a horror movie?  Read this book.
What would happen on earth if an asteroid were to hit the moon?
This is another series where regular girls kick butt!
Anything to do with vampires
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  1. 1. Middle Level Books Wendy Leseman, Middle School Librarian 2009
  2. 2. Percy Jackson series Half-human, half-Greek God, Percy Jackson is a middle school age kid with dyslexia who teams up with other demigods to keep the world safe from monsters – fast and fun. Book 5 coming May 5th
  3. 3. Mythical adventure, 15 year old boy, weapons, and tons of action – what’s there not to love? Ranger’s Apprentice by John Flanagan
  4. 4. Bluford series Low level, high interest books about inner city life. You can buy them directly from Townsend Press for $1 each, but call for parcel post to Alaska.
  5. 5. Private school for spies? A third book is due out this summer. Ally Carter
  6. 6. Clues, cards and games…. This series will go on and on – each book written by a different author.
  7. 7. Jacqueline Woodson Popular African American writer who appeals to girl readers of friendships, romance and living in close knit communities .
  8. 8. Matt Cruse is a cabin boy aboard an airship that’s basically a floating Titanic…. Kate De Vreis, heiress and animal behaviorist is a passenger aboard…. The two stars cross in each of the three books in the series of adventure and young love.
  9. 9. He’s quirky, he’s a detective, and he’s dead…
  10. 10. Imagine a world where everything you have in this life is determined by how you live in your online life? CONOR KOSTICK
  11. 11. She’s smart, she’s stealth and she gets the job done.
  12. 12. Two more coming……
  13. 13. PETE HAUTMAN Imagine living in a world where playing football, getting a tattoo, or getting mad were all illegal…
  14. 14. NEAL SHUSTERMAN UNWIND : Teenagers who don’t conform can be “unwound” for the good of society. What would you do if you found out your parents had signed the papers and set the date?
  15. 15. PAUL VOLPONI Edgy, real and fast paced books….. Boys love Volponi’s books.
  16. 16. Sharon Draper Draper writes books that are similar to Volponi – real, edgy, and engaging. Boys gravitate to Volponi, girls to Draper.
  17. 17. Sleator is the master of the bizarre, creepy and suspenseful, all geared for the middle level reader. Hell Phone : Would immortality really be that great? What would it be like to converse from someone from the underworld?
  18. 18. These are great sports books written for high interest, but lower readability. MIKE LUPICA
  19. 19. Deborah Ellis Deborah Ellis interviews children on site to document their situation in both fiction and non-fiction.
  20. 20. When her nomadic Persian father informs her that she must marry for politics, Anahita presents another option: She will weave a riddle into her wedding rug, and marry the man who solves the puzzle.
  21. 21. Want to survive a horror movie? Read this book.
  22. 22. What would happen on earth if an asteroid were to hit the moon?
  23. 23. This is another series where regular girls kick butt!
  24. 24. Anything to do with vampires

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