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The Year It All Ended. Set at the end of WW1, Tiney, the youngest of four sisters, must adjust to the changes that the war has brought, including the death of her brother.

In my experience, one of the most difficult age groups to find books for is 11 to 14 years old. For young teens and pre-teens, also known “tweens,” finding books can be tricky. As kids start to outgrow much of the independent reader section of the bookstore, heading to the Young Adult section might seem like a great choice. Unfortunately, some teen fiction often deals with very dark subject matter and is better suited to high school-aged teens.

WeAreTeachers recently polled over 200 teachers about the best books in their classroom libraries, from their favorite read-alouds and fiction books to the top science, humor, and poetry. Here’s what teachers of grades 6-8 had to say:

from The House of Hendrix

40 Tween & Middle Schoolers' All-Time Favorite Book List

My 12 year old daughter loves to read! I am constantly asking other parents for book recommendations but I really prefer to hear what a child enjoys reading. So when I found myself chaperoning a 6t...

The BFG: A Set of Plays by Roald Dahl


Middle Grade Chapter Book Recommendations

I've read all of these and they're AWESOME!! Middle Grade Chapter Book Recommendations from Imagination Soup.

ELA Reading Responses | Middle School English, Language Arts | Page 8

Just Us Girls: A Bible Study on Being God's Girl in Middle School by Hannah Duggan

50 Must Read Books for Middle School- a selection of quality books from multiple genres, themes, and eras.