Top Ten Novels They Make You Read in Middle School

The Top Ten

1 The Diary of a Young Girl The Diary of a Young Girl Product Image

No, I didn't waste my time for this trash - Ananya

It's not really that bad. Sad, and tragic. You don't want to repeat history. - SnowWang

2 The Hunger Games The Hunger Games Product Image

Would you believe me if I told you that my class read this in ELEMENTARY? - Mcgillacuddy

The teacher (or school board) should have been dismissed, forthwith.

3 The Adventures of Tom Sawyer The Adventures of Tom Sawyer Product Image

An excellent choice - Ananya

4 Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass Product Image
5 Geeks Geeks Product Image
6 The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn Product Image
7 The Complete Sherlock Holmes The Complete Sherlock Holmes Product Image
8 Maniac Magee Maniac Magee Product Image

I read this in ELEMENTARY school (4th or 5th grade)

9 Fantastic Mr. Fox Fantastic Mr. Fox Product Image
10 The Outsiders - S. E. Hinton The Outsiders - S. E. Hinton Product Image

We read this near the end of 8th grade where I'm actually about to graduate middle school. Sadly, we didn't get to completely watch the film and the book. - Kevinsidis

I loved the novel a lot more than the movie based on it. That was the first time I ever thought a book was better than the movie. Plus, it has one of my favorite quotes in all of literature, "Stay gold". - ModernSpongeBobSucks

This book was actually good - MasterHand

The Contenders

11 The Giver The Giver Product Image

I read this this year in seventh grade

I read this in HIGH school (9th grade)

12 Animal Farm Animal Farm Product Image
13 Touching Spirit Bear Touching Spirit Bear Product Image
14 Wonder

Horrible - TheRemixr

15 Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry Product Image
16 Hatchet Hatchet Product Image
17 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea - Jules Verne 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea - Jules Verne Product Image
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