Over the summer, or really anytime, it can be hard to get your middle schooler to sit down and read a book! Use this middle school reading list as a starting place for interesting and challenging books for your middle school child.
Whether your student is just starting middle school, or still has a few years left, this middle school reading list will challenge your student’s view of the world and will lead to many interesting discussions between you.
Remember, each family has their own standards for literature and book selection. This list is curated to give you a starting point to find literature for your middle schooler to enjoy.
Classics for your Middle School students:
Middle School Reading List Series #1 – The Giver Quartet by Lois Lowry:
Most of us with middle schoolers are fairly familiar with The Giver. What happens in the rest of the series? Is it something you want your kids reading? Visit this link for an overview of the rest of the series.
Middle School Reading List Series #2 – The Finkletons by K.C. Hilton:
Middle School Reading List Series #3 – Percy Jackson and the Olympians by Rick Riordan:
Middle School Reading List Series #4 – Time Quintet by Madeleine L’Engle:
Middle School Reading List Series #5 – The Hobbit and Lord of the Rings Trilogy by J.R.R. Tolkien:
Middle School Reading List Series #6 – To Kill a Mockingbird and Go Set A Watchman by Harper Lee:
Middle School Reading List Series #7 – The City of Ember Series by Jeanne DuPrau:
Middle School Reading List Series #8 – Stargirl Series by Jerry Spinelli:
Middle School Reading List Series #9 – His Dark Materials Series by Philip Pullman:
(Heads up, this series has been controversial due to its handling of matters of faith. Please investigate the matter and make sure you understand the material before handing the books to you children.)
Middle School Reading List Series #10 – The Ender Quintet by Orson Scott Card:
Middle School Reading List Series #11 – The Inheritance Cycle by Christopher Paolini:
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