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With so many books in each genre, it can be challenging to find the best books to use in the classroom. Booksource has combed through popular and classic children's literature and assembled the best books to enhance your next genre study.
Biography Grades 6-8 See All

Always Inventing: A Photobiography Of Alexander Graham Bell

Bull's-Eye: A Photobiography Of Annie Oakley

Cleopatra Rules! The Amazing Life Of The Original Teen Queen

Greatest: Muhammad Ali, The

Hero Schliemann, The

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Bullying Grades 6-8 See All

Blubber

Bystander

Cardboard

Hope Is A Ferris Wheel

Indigo's Star

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Choose Your Adventure See All

Blood Island

By Balloon To The Sahara

Eighth Grade Witch

Escape From The Haunted Warehouse

Horror In Space

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Dystopian Grades 6-8 See All

After: Nineteen Stories Of Apocalypse And Dystopia

Ear, The Eye, And The Arm, The

Empty City, The

Fever Crumb

Green Boy

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Fantasy Grades 6-8 See All

Dragon Rider

False Prince, The

Inquisitor's Apprentice, The

Last Dragonslayer, The

Lilliput

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Hero's Journey Grades 6-8, The See All

Abel's Island

Coraline

Gregor The Overlander

Hatchet

Lion, The Witch, And The Wardrobe, The

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Historical Fiction Grades 6-8 See All

Dogs Of War

Inside Out And Back Again

Kite Fighters, The

Long Walk To Water, A

Number The Stars

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Humor Grades 6-8 See All

Astronaut Academy: Zero Gravity

Big Nate Out Loud

Charlie Joe Jackson's Guide To Not Reading

Flora And Ulysses: The Illuminated Adventures

Guys Read: Funny Business

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LGBT Themes & Gender Studies Grades 6-8 See All

Alliance, The

Drama

George

Gracefully Grayson

Putting Makeup On The Fat Boy

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Memoir Grades 6-8 See All

Boy On The Wooden Box: How The Impossible Became Possible... On Schindler's List, The

Dumbest Idea Ever!, The

Fatty Legs: A True Story

My Life With The Chimpanzees

My Thirteenth Winter: A Memoir

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Mystery Grades 6-8 See All

"Who Could That Be At This Hour?"

Belly Up

Candymakers, The

Case That Time Forgot, The

Ghostwriter Secret, The

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New Biographes & Memoirs Grades 6-8 See All

Amelia Earhart: Pioneering Aviator And Force For Women's Rights

I Am Malala (Young Reader's Edition)

Jesse James: A Notorious Bank Robber Of The Wild West

Thomas Paine And The Power Of "Common Sense"

Voice Of Freedom: Fannie Lou Hamer, The Spirit Of The Civil Rights Movement

New Dystopian Grades 6-8 See All

Apocalypse Meow Meow

Dreambender

Icebreaker

One Safe Place, The

Zombies!

New Fantasy Grades 6-8 See All

Crenshaw

Echo

Immortal Guardians

Pip Bartlett's Guide To Magical Creatures

Unicorn Vs. Goblins

New Historical Fiction Grades 6-8 See All

It Ain't So Awful, Falafel

John Lincoln Clem: Civil War Drummer Boy

Lizzie And The Lost Baby

Paper Wishes

Stella By Starlight

New Humor Grades 6-8 See All

Big Nate: Welcome To My World

Brilliant World Of Tom Gates, The

Old School

Sit, Stay, Love

Unicorn Vs. Goblins

New Mystery Grades 6-8 See All

Arf

Case Of The Phantom Cat, The

Jackaby

Mystery In Mayan Mexico

To Catch A Cheat

New Paranormal & Supernatural Grades 6-8 See All

Hoodoo

Nest, The

Night Of The Frankenfrogs, The

School Of The Dead

Took: A Ghost Story

New Poetry Grades 6-8 See All

Booked

Little Green: Growing Up During The Chinese Cultural Revolution

Rhyme Schemer

Voice Of Freedom: Fannie Lou Hamer, The Spirit Of The Civil Rights Movement

Year Of Goodbyes: A True Story Of Friendship, Family, And Farewells, The

New Realistic Fiction Grades 6-8 See All

Honest Truth, The

Only Game, The

Summer We Saved The Bees, The

Sunny Side Up

Thing About Jellyfish, The

New Science Fiction Grades 6-8 See All

Flinkwater Factor, The

Lots Of Bots

Masterminds

Secret Of The Time Tablets

Wild Robot, The

New Short Stories Grades 6-8 See All

Dragons At Crumbling Castle

Gris Grimly's Tales From The Brothers Grimm

Guys Read: Terrifying Tales

Island Treasures: Growing Up In Cuba

Tatterhood: Feminist Folktales From Around The World

Novels In Verse Grades 6-8 See All

Booked

Red Butterfly

Red Pencil, The

Rhyme Schemer

You Can Fly

Poetry Anthologies Grades 6-8 See All

Fire In My Hands, Revised And Expanded Edition, A

How To Eat A Poem

Poems To Learn By Heart

Poetry For Young People: Langston Hughes

Poets Of World War I

Poetry That Speaks To Middle Schoolers See All

100 Great Poems For Boys

100 Great Poems For Girls

Crossover, The

Poem Depot: Aisles Of Smiles

Rhyme Schemer

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Realistic Fiction Grades 6-8 See All

Becoming Naomi Leon

Can You Say Catastrophe?

I Kill The Mockingbird

If I Ever Get Out Of Here

Last Best Days Of Summer, The

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Science Fiction Grades 6-8 See All

Aliens Ate My Homework

Awaken

Fever Crumb

Found

Green Book, The

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Short Stories Grades 6-8 See All

After: Nineteen Stories Of Apocalypse And Dystopia

Bloody Horowitz

Cabinet Of Curiosities: 40 Tales Brief And Sinister, The

Chronicles Of Harris Burdick: Fourteen Amazing Authors Tell The Tales, The

Guys Read: Funny Business

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Suspense Grades 6-8 See All

All The Lovely Bad Ones

Chasing The Falconers

Confessions Of A Murder Suspect

Doll Bones

Eyeball Collector, The

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Wicked History, A See All

Adolf Hitler

Catherine The Great: Empress Of Russia

Cixi: Evil Empress Of China?

Hannibal: Rome's Worst Nightmare

Henry VIII: Royal Beheader

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