7th Grade Reading List

Reading Suggestions for 7th Graders from the Weber County Library

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The Water Seeker
Artist/Author/Cast:
Holt, Kimberly Willis
Call Number:
YP F Holt
Description:

Traces the hard life, filled with losses, adversity, and adventure, of Amos, son of a trapper and dowser, from 1833 when his mother dies giving birth to him until 1859, when he himself has grown up and has a son of his own.

The Wednesday Wars
Artist/Author/Cast:
Schmidt, Gary D.
Call Number:
YP F Schmidt
Description:

Meet Holling Hoodhood, a seventh-grader at Camillo Junior High, who must spend Wednesday afternoons with his teacher, Mrs. Baker, while the rest of the class has religious instruction.

The Wreckers
Artist/Author/Cast:
Lawrence, Iain
Call Number:
YP F Lawrence
Description:

John thinks surviving a shipwreck is good news, but he soon finds himself in the midst of a nightmare.

Ungifted
Artist/Author/Cast:
Korman, Gordon
Call Number:
YP F Korman
Description:

Due to an administrative mix-up, troublemaker Donovan Curtis is sent to the Academy of Scholastic Distinction, a special program for gifted and talented students, after pulling a major prank at middle school.

Victory
Artist/Author/Cast:
Cooper, Susan
Call Number:
YP F Cooper
Description:

Alternating chapters follow the mysterious connection between a homesick English girl living in present-day America and an eleven-year-old boy serving in the British Royal Navy in 1803, aboard the H.M.S. Victory, commanded by Admiral Horatio Nelson.

Writers INC:  A Student Handbook for Writing and Learning
Artist/Author/Cast:
Sebranek, Patrick
Call Number:
YP 808.042 S4438w 2006
Description:

A student handbook for the process and mechanics of writing. 

Zombie Makers: True Stories of Nature's Undead
Artist/Author/Cast:
Johnson, Rebecca L.
Call Number:
YP 578.65 J686z 2013
Description:

Examines real-life accounts of zombies in nature, including a fly-enslaving fungus, a suicide worm, and a cockroach-taming wasp, and related topics.

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