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Grade 8 Literature Units

     13 Gifts
     20,000 Leagues Under the Sea
     A Boy at War
     A Day No Pigs Would Die
     A Diamond in the Desert
     A Dog's Life
     A Family Apart
     A Gathering of Days A New England Girl's Journal, 1830-32
     A Girl Named Disaster
     A Jar of Dreams
     A Land Remembered
     A Lion to Guard Us
     A Little Princess
     A Long Walk to Water
     A Long Way from Chicago
     A Midsummer Night's Dream
     A Million Shades of Gray
     A Season of Gifts
     A Taste of Blackberries
     A Week in the Woods
     A Wind in the Door
     A Wrinkle in Time
     Absolutely Normal Chaos
     Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian
     Across Five Aprils
     Adam of the Road
     Adoration of Jenna Fox
     Adventures of Robin Hood
     Adventures of Tom Sawyer
     Airball: My Life in Briefs
     Al Capone Does My Homework
     Al Capone Shines My Shoes
     Alchemy and Meggy Swann
     Alchemyst: The Secrets of the Immortal Nicholas Flamel
     Aleutian Sparrow
     Alex Rider Stormbreaker
     Alice in Wonderland
     Alice Through the Looking Glass
     All the Lovely Bad Ones
     All the Pretty Horses
     All-American Girl
     Almost Home
     Among the Impostors
     Amos Fortune Free Man
     An American Plague: The True and Terrifying Story of the Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1793
     An Audience for Einstein
     Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl
     Anne of Avonlea
     Anne of Green Gables
     Anpao: An American Indian Odyssey
     Anson's Way
     Any Small Goodness
     Are You There God? It's Me, Margaret
     Around the World in Eighty Days
     Artemis Fowl: The Arctic Incident
     Asterix at the Olympic Games
     Away Laughing on a Fast Camel
     Awoken
     Babbitt
     Bad Boy: A Memoir
     Bang!
     Banner in the Sky
     Baree, The Story of a Wolf-Dog
     Bearstone
     Beautiful Creatures
     Becoming Billie Holiday
     Becoming Naomi Leon
     Begging for Change
     Belle Prater's Boy
     Better Nate Than Ever
     Billy Creekmore
     Black Pearl
     Black Stallion Mystery
     Blizzard's Wake
     Blood on the River
     Bloomability
     Boggart
     Book of Time
     Book Thief
     Born For Adventure
     Borning Room
     Boy in the Striped Pajamas
     Boy Who Dared
     Boys Start The War
     Breathing Underwater
     Brian's Hunt
     Brian's Return
     Brian's Winter
     Bronze Bow
     Brooklyn Bridge
     Bucking the Sarge
     Buddha Boy
     Burger Wuss
     Burning (Guardians of Ga'Hoole Book Six)
     By the Great Horn Spoon!
     Bystander
     Caddie Woodlawn
     Call of the Wild
     Candymakers
     Capture (Guardians of Ga'Hoole Book One)
     Cat Ate My Gymsuit
     Catcher in the Rye
     Catherine, Called Birdy
     Chains
     Charles and Emma: Darwins' Leap of Faith
     Charles Darwin and the Beagle Adventure
     Charley Skedaddle
     Chasing the Bear
     Chasing Vermeer
     Cheaper by the Dozen
     Children of the Dust Bowl
     Children of the Wild West
     Chinese Cinderella: The True Story of an Unwanted Daughter
     Chunky Girl: Book 1 in the Chunky Girl Chronicles
     Circle of Gold (The Book of Time III)
     Circuit
     City of Ember
     Claudette Colvin: Twice Toward Justice
     Closed for the Season
     Coming of Hoole (Guardians of Ga'Hoole Book Ten)
     Coraline
     Crackback
     Cracker!: Best Dog in Vietnam
     Crash
     Crispin: The Cross of Lead
     Crispin: The End of Time
     Crispin: At the Edge of the World
     Cross My Heart and Hope to Spy
     Crossing
     Crossing the Wire
     Crucible
     Cryptid Hunters
     Curious Misadventures of Feltus Ovalton
     Curse of the Bone Pirates
     Daddy-Long-Legs
     Dancing Carl
     Dancing Shoes
     Danger Along The Ohio
     Daphne's Book
     David and Max
     Dead End in Norvelt
     Dear America: A Light in the Storm
     Dear America: The Fences Between Us
     Dear Enemy
     Dear Pen Pal (The Mother-Daughter Book Club)
     Devil's Arithmetic
     Dicey's Song
     Disreputable History of Frankie Landau-Banks
     Divergent
     Do Not Pass Go
     Dogsong
     Dollhouse Murders
     Don't Judge a Girl by Her Cover
     Door in the Wall
     Door of No Return
     Downriver
     Dragon Slippers
     Dragon's Eye
     Dragonfly Pool
     Dragonwings
     Drums, Girls and Dangerous Pie
     Duel: The Parallel Lives of Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr
     Eleanor Roosevelt: A Life of Discovery
     Ella Enchanted
     Emerald Atlas (The Books of Beginning: Book One)
     Ender's Game
     Entertainer and the Dybbuk
     Eragon
     Escape of Princess Madeline
     Esperanza Rising
     Every Soul a Star
     Face on the Milk Carton
     Farewell to Manzanar
     Fighting Ground
     Fire
     First Boy
     First Collier (Guardians of Ga'Hoole Book Nine)
     First Light
     Flipped
     Flowers for Algernon
     Flush
     Flygirl
     Flying Solo
     Following Fake Man
     Forge
     Forged By Fire
     Fourth Grade Rats
     Freak
     Friedrich
     Funny Business: Conversations with Writers of Comedy
     Gabriel's Horses
     Gate of Days, The Book of Time II
     Gathering Blue
     Ghost Belonged to Me
     Ghosts I Have Been
     Gifts From The Sea
     Girl Who Circumnavigated Fairyland in a Ship of Her Own Making
     Girl Who Fell Beneath Fairyland and Led the Revels There
     Girl Who Owned a City
     Giver
     Go Big or Go Home
     Golden Goblet
     Good Dog
     Good Earth
     Good Masters! Sweet Ladies! Voices from a Medieval Village
     Good Thief
     Gossamer
     Graceling
     Graveyard Book
     Great Gilly Hopkins
     Great Wide Sea
     Green Book
     Green Coat: A Tale from the Dust Bowl Years
     Gregor the Overlander
     Hank Zipzer, The Worlds Greatest Underachiever, Niagara Falls, or Does It?
     Harriet the Spy
     Harris and Me
     Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets
     Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows
     Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
     Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
     Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban
     Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone
     Hatchet
     Hatchling (Guardians of Ga'Hoole Book Seven)
     Hattie Big Sky
     Heart of a Shepherd
     Heat
     Heidi
     Help! I'm in Middle School...How Will I Survive?
     Here Lies Arthur
     Here Lies the Librarian
     Here Today
     Hero on a Bicycle
     Hiding Out at the Pancake Palace
     Hiroshima
     Hive Detectives Chronicle of a Honey Bee Catastrophe
     Hold Fast
     Home for the Holidays (The Mother-Daughter Book Club)
     Homecoming
     Homeless Bird
     Homeschool Liberation League
     Hoot
     Hope for the Flowers
     Hot, Sour, Salty, Sweet
     House of the Scorpion
     House on Mango Street
     How We Know What We Know About Our Changing Climate: Scientists and Kids Explore Global Warming
     Hunger Games
     I am a Genius of Unspeakable Evil and I want to be your Class President
     I Am Regina
     I Heard the Owl Call My Name
     I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings
     I'd Tell You I Love You, But Then I'd Have to Kill You
     If a Tree Falls at Lunch Period
     If I Should Die Before I Wake
     Incident at Hawk's Hill
     Incredible Journey
     Indian Captive
     Inkdeath
     Inkheart
     Into the Wild
     Inventing Elliot
     Iqbal
     Iron Hearted Violet
     Island
     Jackie's Wild Seattle
     Jacob's Rescue: A Holocaust Story
     Jake Drake Class Clown
     Jip: His Story
     Journey (Guardians of Ga'Hoole Book Two)
     Journey of the Sparrows
     Julius Caesar
     Jungle Book
     Just Ella
     Kazan, Father of Baree
     Keepin' It Real: A Young Teen Talks with God
     Keeping Safe the Stars
     Keeping the Night Watch
     Kid Who Became President
     Kidnapped
     Kin
     King Arthur and his Knights of the Round Table
     Kira-Kira
     Kissing the Rain
     La Linea
     Land
     Last Best Days of Summer
     Legend of Sleepy Hollow
     Letters from a Slave Boy: The Story of Joseph Jacobs
     Letters from a Slave Girl: The Story of Harriet Jacobs
     Letters from Rifka
     Light in the Forest
     Lightning Thief: Percy Jackson and the Olympians: Book One
     Lincolns: A Scrapbook Look at Abraham and Mary
     Lions of Little Rock
     Listen!
     Lizzie Bright and the Buckminster Boy
     Long Road to Gettysburg
     Looking Glass Wars
     Lost
     Lost Hero (The Heroes of Olympus Book One)
     Lottery Rose
     Lucy Long Ago: Uncovering the Mystery of Where We Came From
     Maggie's Door
     Magician: The Secrets of the Immortal Nicholas Flamel
     Mailbox
     Make Lemonade
     Man Who Was Poe
     Marching for Freedom: Walk Together, Children, and Don't You Grow Weary
     Masterpiece
     Matilda
     Max the Mighty
     Memoirs of a Teenage Amnesiac
     Menagerie
     Merchant of Venice
     Messenger
     Mighty Miss Malone
     Milkweed
     Minnie McClary Speaks Her Mind
     Miracle's Boys
     Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane
     Misadventures of Maude March
     Misfits
     Moby Dick (Great Illustrated Classics)
     Molly's Pilgrim
     Money Hungry
     Monster
     Moon Over Manifest
     Most Dangerous Game
     Mostly True Adventures of Homer P. Figg
     Mummy Math: An Adventure in Geometry
     Music of Dolphins
     My Brother Sam is Dead
     My Louisiana Sky
     My Name Is Not Angelica
     Never Mind!
     Nick of Time
     Night Journey
     No Passengers Beyond this Point
     Nory Ryan's Song
     Nothing But the Truth
     O Pioneers!
     Okay for Now
     Olive's Ocean
     On the Wings of Heroes
     Once Upon a Marigold
     One Came Home
     One Man's Wilderness, An Alaskan Odyssey
     One Year in Coal Harbor
     Othello
     Our White House Looking In, Looking Out
     Out of My Mind
     Outcast (Guardians of Ga'Hoole Book Eight)
     Outsiders
     Paleo Bugs: Survival of the Creepiest
     Park's Quest
     Parrot In The Oven
     Parvana's Journey
     Peak
     Penderwicks on Gardam Street
     Peter Pan Centennial Edition
     Pharaoh's Boat
     Pi in the Sky
     Pies & Prejudice (The Mother-Daughter Book Club)
     Pigboy
     Pigman
     Poison Ivy
     Power of Un
     Prince and the Pauper
     Quarry Cave
     Queen of Attolia
     Raleigh's Page
     Red Kayak
     Red Pony
     Red Pyramid
     Red Scarf Girl
     Report Card
     Rescue (Guardians of Ga'Hoole Book Three)
     Revolution
     Revolution is Not a Dinner Party
     Rifles for Watie
     River
     River Between Us
     Robinson Crusoe
     Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry
     Rumble Fish
     Runaway
     Running Out of Time
     Sacajawea
     Sarah Bishop
     Saving the Ghost of the Mountain
     Savvy
     Schwa Was Here
     Scorpions
     Secret School
     Seedfolks
     Serpent Never Sleeps
     Shades of Gray
     Shakespeare Stealer
     Shakespeare's Scribe
     Shakespeare's Spy
     Shane
     Shattering (Guardians of Ga'Hoole Book Five)
     Shooting the Moon
     Siege (Guardians of Ga'Hoole Book Four)
     Sir Cumference and the Dragon of Pi
     Sir Cumference and the First Round Table: A Math Adventure
     Sir Cumference and The Great Knight of Angleland
     Sir Cumference and the Isle of Immeter
     Sir Cumference and the Sword in the Cone: A Math Adventure
     Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants
     Skin I'm In
     Skulduggery Pleasant: Scepter of the Ancients
     Slam!
     Slave Dancer
     Small Steps
     Smiles to Go
     So B. It
     Soldier's Heart
     Something for Joey
     Sophia's War: A Tale of the Revolution
     Sorceress: The Secrets of the Immortal Nicholas Flamel
     SOS Titanic
     Splendors and Glooms
     Star Fisher
     Stargirl
     Steal Away Home
     Stealing Home
     Stormbreaker: The Graphic Novel (Alex Rider)
     Story of the Orchestra
     Stowaway
     Strawberry Girl
     Straydog
     TaKeDoWn
     Tale of Despereaux
     Taming of the Shrew
     Tangerine
     Teacher's Funeral
     Teacher's Pet
     Tears of a Tiger
     Temple Grandin: How the Girl Who Loved Cows Embraced Autism and Changed the World
     Tending to Grace
     Theodore Boone: Kid Lawyer
     There's an Owl in the Shower
     They Cage the Animals at Night
     Thief
     Things Hoped For
     Things Not Seen
     Three Cups of Tea
     Three Times Lucky
     Time Machine
     Totally Joe
     Touching Spirit Bear
     Tracker
     Trash
     Treasure Island
     Trouble
     Trouble Begins at 8: A Life of Mark Twain in the Wild, Wild West
     Truce: The Day the Soldiers Stopped Fighting
     True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle
     Trumpeter of Krakow
     Tuck Everlasting
     Tuesdays at the Castle
     Tuesdays with Morrie
     Twilight
     Twisted
     Uglies
     Ultimate Gift
     Uncle Tom's Cabin
     Under the Blood-Red Sun
     Voyage of the Frog
     Waiting for Normal
     Wanderer
     War Horse
     Water Warp: Daze of Reckoning
     Watsons Go to Birmingham--1963
     We Are the Ship: The Story of Negro League Baseball
     Wednesday Wars
     Weedflower
     Weirdo's War
     What's Your Angle, Pythagoras?
     When Hitler Stole Pink Rabbit
     When My Name was Keoko
     When Zachary Beaver Came to Town
     White Fang
     White Mountains
     Whittington
     Why Not, Lafayette?
     Wicked and the Just
     Wicked Will: A Mystery of Young William Shakespeare
     Will Sparrow's Road
     Wing Nut
     Winter Room
     Wish Giver
     Wish You Were Eyre (The Mother-Daughter Book Club)
     Witch of Blackbird Pond
     Witches
     Witness
     Wonder of Charlie Anne
     Woods Runner
     Woodsong
     Words in the Dust
     Wringer
     Written in Bone: Buried Lives of Jamestown and Colonial Maryland
     Yearling
     Years of Dust
     You'll Like It Here (Everybody Does)
     Zach's Lie
     Zero Tolerance
     Zia



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