Heartland Middle School Required Reading

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REQUIRED READING LIST 2022-23

HEARTLAND MIDDLE SCHOOL

6th Grade:

English:

  • Hatchet by Gary Paulsen

Literacy: 

  • The War That Saved My Life by Kimberly Brubaker Bradley

  • The City of Ember by Jeanne DuPrau

 

7th Grade:

English:

  • The Giver by Lois Lowry

Literacy:

  • Hero by SL Rottman

  • Piecing Me Together by Renee Watson

  • Wild Bird by Wendelin Van Draanen

 

8th Grade:

English:

  • The Outsiders by SE Hinton

  • The Crossover by Kwame Alexander

  • Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury

  • Lit Circle Option (Choose ONE)

    • All the Broken Pieces by Ann E. Burg

    • Alone by Megan E. Freeman

    • Long Way Down by Jason Reynolds

    • Other Words for Home by Jasmine Warga

    • Out of the Dust by Karen Hesse

    • Under the Mesquite by Guadalupe McCall

Literacy:

  • Esperanza Rising by Pam Munoz Ryan

  • Full Cicada Moon by Marilyn Hilton

  • Brown Girl Dreaming by Jacqueline Woodson

  • Chasing Lincoln's Killer by James L. Swanson

  • Rain Is Not My Indian Name by Cynthia L. Smith

 

Ms. Clark's students:

  • 6th grade: Hatchet
  • 7th grade: The Giver
  • 8th grade: Chasing Lincoln's Killer

 

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Hatchet By Gary Paulsen Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9781416936473
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - December 26th, 2006

The War That Saved My Life By Kimberly Brubaker Bradley Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9780147510488
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Puffin Books - May 31st, 2016

The City of Ember By Jeanne DuPrau Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780375822742
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Yearling - May 25th, 2004

The Giver (Giver Quartet #1) By Lois Lowry Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9780544336261
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Clarion Books - July 1st, 2014

Hero By S.L. Rottman Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9781561454273
Availability: Special Order-Please Call For Availability
Published: Peachtree - October 2nd, 2007

Piecing Me Together By Renée Watson Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9781681191072
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Bloomsbury YA - June 5th, 2018

Wild Bird By Wendelin Van Draanen Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9781101940471
Availability: Backordered
Published: Ember - January 22nd, 2019

The Outsiders By S. E. Hinton Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9780140385724
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Speak - September 1st, 1988

The Crossover (The Crossover Series) By Kwame Alexander, Dawud Anyabwile (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Kwame Alexander, Dawud Anyabwile (Illustrator)
$8.99
ISBN: 9780544935204
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Clarion Books - March 5th, 2019

Fahrenheit 451: A Novel By Ray Bradbury Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781451673319
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Simon & Schuster - January 10th, 2012

All the Broken Pieces By Ann E. Burg Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780545080934
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Scholastic Paperbacks - March 1st, 2012

Alone By Megan E. Freeman Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9781534467576
Availability: Backordered
Published: Aladdin - May 3rd, 2022

Long Way Down By Jason Reynolds Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9781481438261
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Atheneum/Caitlyn Dlouhy Books - April 2nd, 2019

Other Words for Home By Jasmine Warga Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780062747815
Availability: Backordered
Published: Balzer + Bray - April 6th, 2021

Out of the Dust (Scholastic Gold) By Karen Hesse Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780590371254
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Scholastic Paperbacks - January 1st, 1999

Under the Mesquite By Guadalupe García McCall Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9781600604294
Availability: Backordered
Published: Lee & Low Books - April 1st, 2013