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  • Students' interests are constantly evolving and it is important that the texts in our classrooms reflect these changes. In this article, is a list of Grade 7 books that come recommended by other teachers and previous students. 

    Grade 7 Book Recommendations

    Grade 7 book recommendations can be a challenge to find sometimes. Students’ interests are constantly evolving and it is important that the texts in our classrooms reflect these changes. Below is…

  • Middle school historical fiction books are usually enjoyed by students. They like reading about historical events and people. Use this book list to help students find great books.

    Middle School Historical Fiction Books

    Middle school historical fiction books are usually enjoyed by students. They like reading about historical events and people. I have compiled a list below of middle school historical fiction and historical…

  • Teach middle school? Check out these fantastic middle grades books recommendations.

    Fantastic Middle Grades Books Recommendations

    Check out these fantastic middle grades books recommendations. I asked the Instagram teacher community for classroom library recommendations and they came back with this amazing list. I can’t wait to add…

  • 4th and 5th Grade Novels

    Interesting and engaging 4th and 5th-grade novels can be a challenge to find. It is important that we continually evaluate the novels in our classroom to ensure they meet modern-day interests…

  • A fantastic list of middle school novels in verse for middle school English Language Arts from 2 Peas and a Dog. #novelsinverse #middleschoolbooks #middleschoolELA #booklists

    Middle Grades Books in Verse

    Middle grades books in verse are a great way to get all students reading, especially reluctant readers who are intimidated by the long paragraphs found in traditionally formatted novels. This blog…

  • Use this list to find engaging books for 7th and 8th grade students. Great books for 12 and 13 year olds from 2 Peas and a Dog.

    Engaging Books for 7th and 8th Grade Students

    It can be a challenge to find engaging books for 7th and 8th-grade students that will keep their attention.  The books listed below would be great for reluctant readers who do…