8th Grade Reading List
Reading Suggestions for 8th Graders from the Weber County Library
A collection of original poems and creative writing exercises that will inspire teens to write about their own lives.
Race. You know it at a glance: he's black; she's white. They're Asian; we're Latino. Racism. I'm better; she's worse. Those people do those kinds of things. We all know it's wrong to make these judgments, but they come faster than thought. Why? Where did those feelings come from? Why are they so powerful?
As the Civil War breaks out, India, a young Southern girl, summons her sharp intelligence and the courage she didn't know she had to survive the war that threatens to destroy her family, her Virginia home, and the only life she has ever known.
Rebecca goes to New Orleans to stay with her aunt and meets a ghost girl named Lisette.
Two teenaged aspiring journalists who are dating solve a mystery at the 2012 Olympic Games, while one simultaneously competes for a gold medal in swimming.
A collection of eight semi-autobiographical stories about the authors' experiences with sports while growing up.
Shawn McDaniel is an enigma and a miracle, except no one knows it, least of all his father.
Traces the panoramic story of the sweet substance and its important role in shaping world history.
When Peter's parents are killed, he is sent to an orphanage in Warsaw, Poland. But Peter is Volksdeutscher-of German blood. With his blond hair and blue eyes, he looks just like the boy on the Hitler Youth poster.