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A reading list for grades 6, 7 and 8 to encourage recreational reading.

The Lone Star reading list is developed by public and school librarians from the Young Adult Round Table. The purpose of the list is to encourage students in grades 6, 7, or 8 to explore a variety of current books.

2018 List

Cartaya, Pablo, Epic Fail of Arturo Zamora
Emerson, Kevin, Last Day on Mars
Gidwitz, Adam, The Inquisitor’s Tale, or The Three Magical Children and Their Holy Dog
Gratz, Alan, Refugee
Hale, Shannon & Dean Hale, Unbeatable Squirrel Girl: Squirrel Meets World
Hicks, Deron, Van Gogh Deception
Hughes, Dean, Four-Four-Two
Lu, Marie, Warcross
Meyer, Marissa, Heartless
Neff, Henry, Impyrium
Nix, Garth, Frogkisser!
O’Sullivan, Joanne, Between Two Skies
Reynolds, Jason, Miles Morales: A Spider Man Novel
Ruby, Laura, York: The Shadow Cipher
Shusterman, Neal, Scythe
Sloan, Holly Goldberg, Short
Vail, Rachel, Well, That Was Awkward
Van Draanen, Wendelin, Wild Bird
Watson, Renee, Piecing Me Together
White, Kiersten, Beanstalker and Other Hilarious Scary Tales

Nominations for Next Year

You can be a part of the Lone Star Reading List selection process. Please submit your suggestion by or before September 1 so that committee members have the opportunity to read them prior to the nominating October 1 deadline.

Please be aware that the committee must be able to locate a positive review for students in grades 6, 7, or 8 for the book to be considered.

Suggest a Title

Publishers, please do not use this form. if you would like to send the committee copies of a book, please email the LSRL Administrative Assistant, Elizabeth Friend.

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