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Keith Valley Middle School Library: Grade 7 Book Recommendations

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Book Recommendations

If you're looking for a next great book to read, try some of the titles listed here. 

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Wanted! by Caroline B. Cooney

This is a suspenseful book, so check out some of these titles!

Each author writes a lot of similarly-themed books, so be sure to look on the shelves by the same call numbers.

Maximum Ride by James Patterson

You might enjoy more action and science fiction stories like the ones featured below!

Don't forget, this is the first book in a series!  The next titles are:

  • School's Out - Forever
  • Saving the World and Other Extreme Sports
  • The Final Warning
  • MAX: A Maximum Ride Novel
  • Fang: A Maximum Ride Novel
  • Angel: A Maximum Ride Novel
  • Nevermore Maximum Ride
  • Forever


City of Ember by Jeanne DuPrau

The City of Ember starts the series:​

  • The People of Sparks​
  • The Diamond of Darkhold​
  • The Prophet of Yonwood

If you enjoyed this story of an alternate civilization existence, you may enjoy these titles, too!

Travel Team by Mike Lupica

Mike Lupica writes a lot of sports fiction, so be sure to look for his other titles under the call number FIC LUP.

Tangerine by Edward Bloor

If you enjoyed Tangerine, try one of these stories of kids overcoming disabilities in their lives.

Ender's Game by Orson Scott Card

If this was a great book for you, read its parallel book, Ender's Shadow.

These are some other great space science fiction stories:

The Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd

These books are historical fiction stories like The Secret Life of Bees.

Zach's Lie by Roland Smith

Jack's Run is the next book in the Zach's Lie series.

Books like this could include characters who are living double lives, or who are dealing with complicated life situations. 

Try these titles!

Stargirl by Jerry Spinelli

After reading Stargirl, you may want to read Love, Stargirl.

These books are also about non-conformity, and being proud of who you are.

Hoot by Carl Hiaasen

Hiaasen's books are both funny and focused on environmentalism.  Check these titles out:

  • Chomp
  • Flush
  • Scat
  • Skink - No Surrender

You may enjoy these other books by different authors.

Things Not Seen by Andrew Clements

Things Not Seen is the beginning of a series:

  • Things Hoped For
  • Things That Are

The following titles are similar stories that you may like.

Uglies by Scott Westerfeld

More books follow Uglies as a series:

  • Pretties
  • Specials
  • Extras

Take a look at some other science fiction like this.

Matched by Ally Condie

The next books in Condie's trilogy are 

  • Crossed
  • Reached

Try some other books about dystopian societies, too!

Freak the Mighty by Rodman Philbrick

The sequel to  Freak the Mighty is Max the Mighty.

See the list below for some other books you may also enjoy.