St. Raphael Reading List for Incoming 8th Graders

8th Grade Recommended Reading List

Refugee by Alan Gratz

Ready Player One by Ernest Cline

Peter and the Starcatchers by Dave Barry and Ridley Pearson

Keeper of the Night by Kimberly Willis Holt

Flying Lessons and Other Stories edited by Ellen Oh

Some Writer! The Story of E.B. White by Melissa Sweet (picture book biography)

Calling All Minds by Temple Grandin

The Night Diary by Veera Hiranandani

Bound by Ice by Sandra Neil Wallace and Rich Wallace

Super Women: Six Scientists Who Changed the World by Laurie Lawlor

Strong Inside (Young Readers Edition) by Andrew Maraniss

Ender’s Game by Orson Scott Card

The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien

Forget Me Not by Ellie Terry

The Earth, My Butt, and Other Big Round Things by Carolyn Mackler

Monster by Walter Dean Myers

Breakout by Kate Messner (multi-genre novel)

A Monster Calls by Patrick Ness

Fallen Angels by Walter Dean Myers

Mortal Engines by Philip Reeve

The Book of Boy by Catherine Gilbert Murdock

Olivia Twist by Lorie Langdon

The Seventh Most Important Thing by Shelley Pearsall

Unfriended by Rachel Vail

The Book Thief by Markus Zusak

Lord of the Flies by William Golding

The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie

The Maze Runner by James Dashner

The Sun is Also a Star by Nicola Yoon

Everything Everything  by Nicola Yoon

 

Refugee Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780545880831
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Published: Scholastic Press - July 25th, 2017

Ready Player One: A Novel Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780307887443
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Published: Ballantine Books - June 5th, 2012

Peter and the Starcatchers (Peter and the Starcatchers, Book One) Cover Image
By Ridley Pearson, Dave Barry, Greg Call (Illustrator)
$9.99
ISBN: 9780786849079
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Published: Disney-Hyperion - May 1st, 2006

Keeper of the Night Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780312661038
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This book cannot be returned.
Published: Square Fish - September 27th, 2011

Flying Lessons & Other Stories Cover Image
By Ellen Oh (Editor)
$7.99
ISBN: 9781101934623
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Published: Yearling - August 14th, 2018

Some Writer!: The Story of E. B. White Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9780358137290
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Published: Clarion Books - October 15th, 2019

Calling All Minds: How To Think and Create Like an Inventor Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9781524738228
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Published: Puffin Books - April 30th, 2019

The Night Diary Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780735228528
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Published: Puffin Books - April 23rd, 2019

Bound by Ice: A True North Pole Survival Story Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781629794280
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Published: Calkins Creek - September 19th, 2017

Super Women: Six Scientists Who Changed the World Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9780823441860
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Published: Holiday House - January 15th, 2019

Strong Inside (Young Readers Edition): The True Story of How Perry Wallace Broke College Basketball's Color Line Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9781524737276
Availability: Not currently in stock, but we are happy to backorder and notify you when it arrives.
Published: Puffin Books - December 26th, 2017

Ender's Game (The Ender Saga #1) Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9780765378484
Availability: Not currently on our shelves, but available to order (usually within a few days)
Published: Tor Teen - March 4th, 2014

The Hobbit Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780547928227
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Published: Mariner Books - September 18th, 2012

Forget Me Not Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9781250144010
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Published: Square Fish - May 15th, 2018

The Earth, My Butt, and Other Big Round Things Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9781681197982
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Published: Bloomsbury USA Childrens - April 3rd, 2018

Monster Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9780064407311
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Published: Amistad - March 5th, 2019

Breakout Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9781681195384
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Published: Bloomsbury Children's Books - June 4th, 2019

A Monster Calls: A Novel (Movie Tie-in): Inspired by an idea from Siobhan Dowd Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9780763692155
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Published: Candlewick - August 2nd, 2016

Fallen Angels Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9780545055765
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Published: Scholastic Paperbacks - May 1st, 2008

Mortal Engines (Mortal Engines, Book 1) Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9781338201123
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Published: Scholastic Press - May 30th, 2017

The Book of Boy Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780062686213
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Published: Greenwillow Books - May 5th, 2020

Olivia Twist Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780310763413
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Published: Blink - March 6th, 2018

The Seventh Most Important Thing Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780553497311
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Published: Yearling - October 4th, 2016

Unfriended Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780147511546
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Published: Puffin Books - September 1st, 2015

The Book Thief Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9780375842207
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Published: Knopf Books for Young Readers - September 11th, 2007

Lord of the Flies Cover Image
By William Golding, Lois Lowry (Afterword by), Jennifer Buehler (Contributions by)
$11.00
ISBN: 9780399501487
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Published: Penguin Books - December 16th, 2003

The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780316013697
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - April 1st, 2009

The Maze Runner (Maze Runner, Book One): Book One (The Maze Runner Series #1) Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9780385737951
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Published: Delacorte Press - August 24th, 2010

The Sun Is Also a Star Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9780553496710
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Published: Ember - March 5th, 2019

Everything, Everything Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9780553496673
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Published: Ember - March 7th, 2017