Reading/Novel Suggestions

NPR's 100 Best-Ever Teen Novels

College Board Recommended Reading List for College-Bound Students

Goodread's Top 100 Middle School Must-Reads

Goodread's Teen/Young Adult Historical Fiction

List for Middle School Reluctant Readers

Some of Mrs. Garcia's Favorites:

  • Harry Potter series by J.K. Rowling
  • Hunger Games trilogy by Suzanne Collins
  • To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee
  • The Help by Kathryn Stockett
  • Number the Stars by Lois Lowry
  • Holes by Louis Sachar
  • A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens
  • The Princess Bride by William Goldman
  • Wives and Daughters by Elizabeth Gaskell
  • Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
  • Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austen
  • Northanger Abby by Jane Austen
  • Emma by Jane Austen
  • Island of the Blue Dolphins by Scott O'Dell
  • Ella Enchanted by Gail Carson Levine
  • The Maze Runner by James Dashner
  • Fablehaven series by Brandon Mull
  • Percy Jackson series by Rick Riordan
  • Heroes of Olympus series by Rick Riordan
  • Little Women by Louisa May Alcott
  • Tennis Shoes Among the Nephites series by Chris Heimerdinger
  • Work and the Glory series by Gerald Lund
  • Bleak House by Charles Dickens
  • Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte
  • Les Miserables by Victor Hugo
  • The Hound of the Baskervilles by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
  • The Lunar Chronicles series by Marissa Meyer
  • Wonder by R.J. Palacio