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The Magnet School of Innovation and Applied Learning


Looking for a good book, but not sure what to pick up next?  Below you will find a list of the books your teachers’ loved as middle school students.  (and yes, we were your age once too!)


Ms. Apostolo -- To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee


Mr. Chesler --  The Lord of the Flies  by William Golding


Ms. Feldman --  A Walk to Remember by Nicholas Sparks


Mr. Greenberg --  The Outsiders by Susan Eloise Hinton


Ms. Lavvas --  The Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd


Mrs. Lipetsker --  The Lord of the Rings by J.R.R. Tolkien


Mrs. Lovera --  The Family Under the Bridge by Natalie Savage Carlson


Ms. Marcel – The BFG by Roald Dahl


Mr. Miller --  Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of Nimh by Robert C. O’Brien


Ms. Minckler --  The Witch of Blackbird Pond by Elizabeth George Speares


Mrs. Munnelly --  The Crossing by Gary Paulsen


Mr. Nikc --  Walk Two Moons by Sharon Creech


Ms. Pollak – The Art of Racing in the Rain by Garth Stein


Mrs. Roland --  The Alchemist by Paulo Coehlo


Mr. Savin --  Run to Daylight by Vince Lombardi


Mr. Schirling --  The Hardy Boys Series by Franklin W. Dixon


Ms. Singh --  The Color of Water by James McBride


Ms. Stevenson --  The Giver by Lois Lowry


Ms. Swensson --  The Catcher in the Rye  by J.D. Salinger


Mr. Weintraub --  Watership Down by Richard Adams


Mrs. Wiley --  Twilight by Stephanie Meyer


Mr. Wisnewski --  The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins

Last Modified on August 17, 2011