8th Grade Reading List
Reading Suggestions for 8th Graders from the Weber County Library
An amazing and inspirational World War II story about how one man saved the lives of many.
After moving to Wisconsin to run a diner with her aunt, 16-year-old Hope finds herself involved in the small town's mayoral race.
Prince Alek finds allies as he flees from the Clanker Powers and their mechanical weapons in this steampunk adventure.
This story of scientific sleuthing invites readers to wonder what our ancestors were like and recounts the discovery of the remains of Lucy, the world's most famous hominid.
Drawn from a survey of more than one thousand teenagers, first-person stories help to address the problems inherent in labeling people.
Native Alaskan teens shipped off to a Catholic boarding school find an unexpected way to survive when the ways of the white community are imposed on them.
Gena Gorrell describes the history of the Underground Railroad, from its origins in slavery through the Civil War and beyond.
Set in White Cemetery, an actual graveyard outside Chicago, each story takes place during a different time period from the 1860's to the present, and ends with the narrator's death.
Presents the story of the expedition to the North Pole by Henson and Peary, particularly acknowledging Henson's contribution.