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The Worst Years of Your Life

Change is in the air, and in your mind, body, friends, and school environment. middle school can be described as one of the worst inventions ever. 193 more words

Long Way Down

Long Way Down
Author: Jason Reynolds
Grade: 8
F&P Level: Z+
Lexile: 1090L

An ode to Put the Damn Guns Down, this is National Book Award finalist and New York Times bestseller Jason Reynolds’s fiercely stunning novel that takes place in sixty potent seconds—the time it takes a kid to decide whether or not he’s going to murder the guy who killed his brother. 370 more words

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Skink—No Surrender

Skink—No Surrender
Author: Carl Hiaasen
Grade: 8
F&P Level: Z+
Lexile: 770L

When your cousin goes missing under suspicious circumstances, who do you call? There’s only one man for the job: a half-crazed, half-feral, one-eyed ex-governor named Skink. 54 more words

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The Duel: The Parallel Lives of Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr

The Duel: The Parallel Lives of Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr
Author: Judith St. George
Grade: 8
F&P Level: Z
Lexile: 1040L

In curiously parallel lives, Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr were both orphaned at an early age. 72 more words

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Marley & Me: Life and Love with the World's Worst Dog

Marley & Me: Life and Love with the World’s Worst Dog
Author: John Grogan
Grade: 8
F&P Level: Z
Lexile: 990L

The heartwarming and unforgettable story of a family and the wondrously neurotic dog who taught them what really matters in life.

Pages: 320

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Ready Player One

Ready Player One
Author: Ernest Cline
Grade: 8
F&P Level: Z
Lexile: 970L

In the year 2045, reality is an ugly place. The only time teenage Wade Watts really feels alive is when he’s jacked into the virtual utopia known as the OASIS. 96 more words

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What Girls are Made Of

What Girls are Made Of
Author: Elana K. Arnold
Grade: 8
F&P Level: Z
Lexile: 900L

When Nina Faye was fourteen, her mother told her there was no such thing as unconditional love. 55 more words

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