LIST 14

If You Liked … Stranger Things

This list includes books that have supernatural or paranormal themes. List includes Middle Grade and Young Adult novels.

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LIST 13

Native American Heritage Month

This list includes books that focus on Native American Heritage Month. Includes books that are from native and indigenous voices. List includes Middle Grade and Young Adult novels.

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LIST 12

Scary Good Reads

This list includes books that are spooky, scary, and spine-chilling. Includes ghosts stories, hauntings, and more. Cute theme despite being scary! List includes Middle Grade and Young Adult novels.

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LIST 11

Hispanic Heritage Month

This list includes books that feature Hispanic and Latinx voices to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month from Sept. 15th-Oct. 15th. List includes Middle Grade and Young Adult novels.

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LIST 10

Back to School Books

This list includes books that deal with beginning a new school year, moving to a new school, or immigrating to a new country at the beginning of a school year. List includes Middle Grade and Young Adult novels.

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LIST 9

Summer Reading Book Tracker

This list is a fully customizable list you can use to track each of the titles you read this summer – feel free to print a copy to post your book covers in a physical format or feel free to edit a copy to post your book covers in a digital format (on social media or other places)!

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LIST 8

Coping with Grief and Loss

This list includes books that deal with grief and loss, including the death of a loved one such as a sibling and/or parent. Both lists include Middle Grade and Young Adult novels.

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LIST 7

African American Voices

This list includes two versions. The first is a list of titles by popular black authors, including Jason Reynolds, Kwame Alexander, Nic Stone, and Angie Thomas. The second is a book list of titles by a variety of black authors. Both lists include Middle Grade and Young Adult novels.

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LIST 6

Top Ten Circulated Titles

This list can be customized to include Top Ten Circulated Titles at the end of the school year, as well as number of new books added to the collection. List includes Middle Grade and Young Adult novels.

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LIST 5

Asian American and Pacific Islander Voices

This list includes books that are from authors with Asian and Pacific Islander backgrounds. The list honors AAPI Heritage Month in May. Lists include Middle Grade and Young Adult novels.

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LIST 4

If You Liked … Read This!

These lists include books that are similar to two popular MG authors in my library – Alan Gratz and April Henry. Lists include Middle Grade and Young Adult novels.

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LIST 3

LGBTQIA+ Affirming Texts

These books represent LGBTQIA+ students in an affirming manner. Lists include Middle Grade and Young Adult novels.

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LIST 2

Tearjerkers

The saddest of the sad books … read these with a box of tissues nearby! Lists include Middle Grade and Young Adult novels.

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LIST 1

Neurodiversity and Mental Health Awareness

These lists feature Middle Grades and Young Adult titles featuring neurodiverse characters, including those with OCD and ASD, as well as mental health topics, such as depression and anxiety.

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Visual Book Lists

printable book recommendations