8th Grade Reading List of Recommended Books
Looking for an 8th grade reading list? Here is a recommended reading list for you.
We found some excellent biographies, classic books and short stories that are ideal for a middle school student. They may just spark a love of great literature!
Whether you are looking to supplement your child’s learning or for a great summer reading list, simply click on the story link for a complete description and reviews from Amazon if you want to learn more.
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If you haven't read them yet yourself, we bet that you will love reading them too!
All Creatures Great and Small
, by James Herriot
Amos Fortune, Free Man, by Elizabeth Yates
American Hero: the True Story of Charles A Lindbergh, by Barry Denenberg
Invincible Louisa, the Story of the Author of Little Women, by Cornelia Meigs
J.R.R. Tolkien: The Man Who Created The Lord of the Rings, by Michael Coren
The Magic Never Ends: The Life and Works of C. S. Lewis, by John Ryan Duncan
So Far From the Bamboo Grove, by Yoko Kawashima Watkins, Beech Tree Books
Ten Queens: Portraits of Women of Power, by Milton Meltzer
Zlata's Diary, a Child's Life in Sarajevo, by Zlata Filipovic,with Christina Plribichevich-Zoric
Fiction Recommended Reading List
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
, by Mark Twain
Anne of Green Gables by L. M. Montgomery
Captain's Courageous, by Rudyard Kipling
David Copperfield, by Charles Dickens
Jacob Have I Loved, by Katherine Paterson
Kidnapped, by Robert Louis Stevenson
Lilies of the Field, by William J. Barrett
Let the Circle Be Unbroken, by Mildred Taylor
Little Women, by Louisa May Alcott, publisher,
Path of the Pale Horse, by Paul Fleichman
Robinson Crusoe, by Daniel Defoe
Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry, by Mildred Taylor
The Pilgrim's Progress, by John Bunyan, Fleming H. Revell
Portraits of Little Women, by Pfeffer. Titles include:
, by Robert Louis Stevenson
Short Stories for Eighth Grade Students
“The Gift of the Magi
” by O. Henry.
“The Monkey's Paw” by W.W. Jacobs.
“The Minister's Black Veil” by Nathaniel Hawthorne.
“Split Cherry Tree” by Jesse Stuart
“The Tell-Tale Heart” by Edgar Allen Poe (one of our all-time favorites!)
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