Books to Read Before You Leave 8th Grade

Adams, Douglas The Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy.
Alcott, Louisa May Little Women.
Angelou, Maya I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings.
Bronte, Charlotte Jane Eyre.
Card, Orson Scott Ender's Game.
Carroll, Lewis Alice in Wonderland.
Christie, Agatha And Then There Were None.

Cisneros, Sandra

The House on Mango Street.
Collodi, Carlo The Adventures of Pinocchio.
Cooper, James Fenimore The Last of the Mohicans.
Cormier, Robert The Chocolate War.
Dickens, Charles Oliver Twist.
Frank, Anne Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl.
Golding, William Lord of the Flies.
Hamilton, Virginia The House of Dies Drear.
Hinton, S.E. The Outsiders.
Kipling, Rudyard The Jungle Book.
Knowles, John A Separate Peace.
Lee, Harper To Kill a Mockingbird.
Lewis, C.S. The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe.
London, Jack The Call of the Wild.
Lowry, Lois The Giver.
Martinez, Victor Parrot in the Oven:  Mi Vida.
ODell, Scott Island of the Blue Dolphins.
Osborne, Mary Pope American Tall Tales.
Paulsen, Gary Hatchet.
Poe, Edgar Allan The Tales of Edgar Allan Poe.
Pullman, Philip The Golden Compass.
Pyle, Howard The Merry Adventures of Robin Hood.
Rawls, Wilson Where the Red Fern Grows.
Sachar, Louis Holes.
Saki The Story-Teller: Thirteen Tales by Saki.
Salinger, J.D. The Catcher in the Rye.
Smith, Betty A Tree Grows in Brooklyn.
Steinbeck, John The Red Pony.
Stevenson, Robert Louis Treasure Island.
Sutcliff, Rosemary The Sword and the Circle: King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table.
Tolkien, J.R.R. The Hobbit, or, There and Back Again.
Twain, Mark The Adventures of Tom Sawyer.
Voigt, Cynthia Homecoming.
Woodson, Jacqueline If You Come Softly.