7th Grade Reading List

Reading Suggestions for 7th Graders from the Weber County Library

Royal Murder: The Deadly Intrigue of Ten Sovereigns
Artist/Author/Cast:
MacLeod, Elizabeth
Call Number:
YP 364.1524 M1653r 2008
Description:

From monarchs murdered at the hands of their subjects to kings killed on the battlefield, the stories of ten royals are told through the blending of dramatic storytelling and historical fact and enhanced with fascinating photographs and artwork.

Call Number:
YP F Pierce
Description:

Four young misfits find themselves living in a strictly disciplined temple community where they become friends while also learning to do crafts and to use their powers, especially magic.

Sean Griswold's Head
Call Number:
YP F Leavitt
Description:
Call Number:
YP F Leavitt
Description:

After discovering that her father has multiple sclerosis, fifteen-year-old Payton begins counselling sessions at school, which lead her to become interested in a boy in her biology class, have a falling out with her best friend, develop an interest in bike riding, and eventually allow her to come to terms with life's uncertainties.

Call Number:
YP F Scott
Description:

While working at pleasant but mundane summer jobs in San Francisco, fifteen-year-old twins, Sophie and Josh, suddenly find themselves caught up in the deadly, centuries-old struggle between rival alchemists, Nicholas Flamel and John Dee, over the possession of an ancient and powerful book holding the secret formulas for alchemy and everlasting life.

Call Number:
YP 977.311 M9785g
Description:

An account of the catastrophic fire that decimated much of Chicago in 1871.

The King of Mulberry Street
Artist/Author/Cast:
Napoli, Donna Jo
Call Number:
YP F Napoli
Description:

In 1892, a nine-year-old Jewish boy from Naples arrives in New York penniless and alone.

The Last Dragonslayer
Artist/Author/Cast:
Fforde, Jasper
Call Number:
YP F Fforde
Description:

As magic fades from the world, Jennifer Strange is having trouble keeping her magician employment agency business afloat, until she begins having visions that foretell the death of the last dragon and the coming of Big Magic.

The Maze Runner
Artist/Author/Cast:
Dashner, James
Call Number:
YP F Dashner
Description:

Sixteen-year-old Thomas wakes up with no memory in the middle of a maze.

The Red Umbrella
Artist/Author/Cast:
Gonzalez, Christina Diaz
Call Number:
YP F Gonzalez
Description:

In 1961 after Castro has come to power in Cuba, fourteen-year-old Lucia and her seven-year-old brother are sent to the United States when her parents, who are not in favor of the new regime, fear that the children will be taken away from them as others have been.

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