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

Fantastic Middle Grade Books Recommendations

Check out these fantastic middle grade 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 these to my Grade 7 and 8 classroom library. This Fantastic Middle Grade Books blog post contains affiliate links

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Engaging & Easy 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 and reflect modern-day society’s values and beliefs. This blog post contains affiliate links that are of no cost to

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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

Engaging 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 post provides 18 different suggestions for middle grades books in verse along with a brief summary to help you

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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 not want to read during English class. I have compiled a list of graphic novels, easy reads and

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World War Two Themed Novels For Middle School Students

This is a list of teacher recommended World War Two themed novels for middle school students. These would be great additions to your classroom library or something to suggest your school librarian purchase. This World War Two Themed Novels For Middle School Students blog post contains affiliate links which are

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Use this great list of popular middle school books to help your students find their next book to read.

Popular Middle School Books

It can be challenging to know what popular middle school books students actually want to read. Last year I had my two 7th grade English Language Arts classes create a list of the best books they read that year. This blog post contains affiliate links that are of no cost

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High school book recommendations can be challenging to find. Teachers and parents use these high school books lists to find books than teen readers will read. Stop #fakereading! #highschoolbooklists #highschoolbookrecommendations #teenbooks #yabooks

High School Book Recommendations

High school book recommendations can be challenging to find. Today’s teens do not want to read the “classics” their parents might have read 20 years ago. Some classic novels are good, but so many can be boring, or students are not at the age where they can fully appreciate the

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Students love graphic novels. Check out this list of must have graphic novels for your school or classroom library from 2 Peas and a Dog. #reading #middleschool #graphicnovels

Exciting Graphic Novels for Middle School Students

Graphic novels are a HUGE hit in my middle school classroom. I cannot keep them on my shelves. Most of my students enjoy reading them, but they are especially valuable for struggling and disengaged learners as well as my students with special needs or who are new to the English

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