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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

Hero Schliemann, The

How They Choked: Failures, Flops, And Flaws Of The Awfully Famous

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Bullying Grades 6-8 See All


Can You See Me Now?


Code, The

Gracefully Grayson

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Choose Your Adventure See All

Beyond Escape!

Brilliant Dr. Wogan, The

By Balloon To The Sahara

Escape From The Haunted Warehouse

Horror In Space

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Dystopian Grades 6-8 See All

City Of Ember, The

Ear, The Eye, And The Arm, The

Empty City, The

Green Boy

Hunger Games, The

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Fantasy Grades 6-8 See All

Dragon Rider

False Prince, The

Flora And Ulysses: The Illuminated Adventures

Gregor The Overlander

Inquisitor's Apprentice, The

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Historical Fiction Grades 6-8 See All

Dogs Of War

Fever 1793

Glory Be

Inside Out And Back Again

Long Walk To Water, A

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Humor Grades 6-8 See All

Big Nate Out Loud

Guys Read: Funny Business

I Kill The Mockingbird

Littlest Bigfoot, The

Milo: Sticky Notes And Brain Freeze

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LGBT Themes & Gender Studies Grades 6-8 See All

Alliance, The



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

Brown Girl Dreaming

Dumbest Idea Ever!, The

Fatty Legs: A True Story

I Am Malala (Young Reader's Edition)

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Mystery Grades 6-8 See All

"Who Could That Be At This Hour?"

Belly Up

Candymakers, The

City Of Orphans

Look Into My Eyes

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New Biographes & Memoirs Grades 6-8 See All

50 American Heroes Every Kid Should Meet, 2nd Revised Edition

Book Of Heroes: Tales Of History's Most Daring Guys, The

Book Of Heroines: Tales Of History's Gutsiest Gals, The

Children Of Willesden Lane: A True Story Of Hope And Survival During World War II, The

Hidden Figures (Young Readers' Edition)

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New Dystopian Grades 6-8 See All

Apocalypse Bow Wow




Island Of Dragons, The

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New Fantasy Grades 6-8 See All

Changelings, The


Fish Girl


Girl Who Drank The Moon, The

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New Historical Fiction Grades 6-8 See All

Calico Girl

Cinnamon Moon

Eagle In The Snow, An

Listen To The Moon

Nettie And Nellie Crook: Orphan Train Sisters

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New Humor Grades 6-8 See All

Double Down

Inquisitor's Tale: Or, The Three Magical Children And Their Holy Dog, The

Mighty Odds, The

Six Kids And A Stuffed Cat


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New Mystery Grades 6-8 See All

Fuzzy Mud

Goldfish Boy, The

Haunting Of Falcon House, The

School Of The Dead

Secret Keepers, The

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New Paranormal & Supernatural Grades 6-8 See All

Chasing The Phantom Ship


Forgotten Secret, The

I Woke Up Dead At The Mall

Lizard Of Oz

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New Poetry Grades 6-8 See All

Bravo! Poems About Amazing Latinos

Falling Into The Dragon's Mouth

Gone Camping

One Last Word: Wisdom From The Harlem Renaissance

Poetry For Kids: Emily Dickinson

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New Realistic Fiction Grades 6-8 See All

As Brave As You

Finding Perfect

Fish In A Tree

Garvey's Choice

Girl In The Well Is Me, The

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New Science Fiction Grades 6-8 See All

Beetle Boy

Drake Equation, The

Keep On Truckin'

Star Scouts

Time Museum, The

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New Short Stories Grades 6-8 See All

Flying Lessons & Other Stories

Funny Girl: Funniest. Stories. Ever


Survival: Real Tales Of Endurance In The Face Of Disaster

UnBound: Stories From The Unwind World

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Novels In Verse Grades 6-8 See All


Brown Girl Dreaming

Red Butterfly

Red Pencil, The

Rhyme Schemer

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Poetry Anthologies Grades 6-8 See All

Death Of The Hat: A Brief History Of Poetry In 50 Objects, The

Fire In My Hands, Revised And Expanded Edition, A

How To Eat A Poem

I, Too, Sing America: Three Centuries Of African American Poetry

Knock At A Star: A Child's Introduction To Poetry

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Poetry That Speaks To Middle Schoolers See All

Keeping The Night Watch

Moose Boosh: A Few Choice Words About Food, A

Rhyme Schemer

Room 214: A Year In Poems

This Is Just To Say: Poems Of Apology And Forgiveness

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Realistic Fiction Grades 6-8 See All

Boy In The Black Suit, The

Can You Say Catastrophe?

Double Reverse

Great Greene Heist, The

If I Ever Get Out Of Here

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Science Fiction Grades 6-8 See All


Fever Crumb

Game Over, Pete Watson

Green Book, The

House Of Robots

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Short Stories Grades 6-8 See All

Bad Girls: Sirens, Jezebels, Murderesses, Thieves & Other Female Villains

Because Of Shoe And Other Dog Stories

Beware The Ninja Weenies

Dogs Of War

Guys Read: Funny Business

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Suspense Grades 6-8 See All

Doll Bones

Expeditioners And The Treasure Of Drowned Man's Canyon, The

Eyeball Collector, The

Future Flash


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Wicked History, A See All

Adolf Hitler

Alexander The Great: Master Of The Ancient World

Attila The Hun

Catherine The Great: Empress Of Russia

Hannibal: Rome's Worst Nightmare

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