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Titles on Reading List 'NCSLMA Middle School Battle of the Books, 2019-2020, Grades 6-8'

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Below are the titles on North Carolina School Library Media Association (NCSLMA)'s "NCSLMA Middle School Battle of the Books, 2019-2020, Grades 6-8". If you wish to see the curricular areas, genres, Lexile® and qualitative measures, along with the collection of ready-to-use instructional materials, go online to TeachingBooks at: https://www.teachingbooks.net/tb.cgi?lid=7492&a=1


Titles on 'NCSLMA Middle School Battle of the Books, 2019-2020, Grades 6-8'

To Kill a Mockingbird image
To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee

Lexile: 870

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Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone image
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone by J.K. Rowling

Lexile: 880

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Ghost Boys image
Ghost Boys by Jewell Parker Rhodes

Lexile: 360

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A Monster Calls image
A Monster Calls by Patrick Ness and Jim Kay

Lexile: 730

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Bomb: The Race to Build--and Steal--The World's Most Dangerous Weapon image
Bomb: The Race to Build--and Steal--The World's Most Dangerous Weapon by Steve Sheinkin

Lexile: 920

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The First Rule of Punk image
The First Rule of Punk by Celia C. Perez

Lexile: 670

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Legend image
Legend by Marie Lu

Legend

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Lexile: 710

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The Boys Who Challenged Hitler: Knud Pedersen and the Churchill Club image
The Boys Who Challenged Hitler: Knud Pedersen and the Churchill Club by Phillip Hoose

Lexile: 970

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The War That Saved My Life image
The War That Saved My Life by Kimberly Brubaker Bradley

Lexile: 580

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Cracker!: The Best Dog in Vietnam image
Cracker!: The Best Dog in Vietnam by Cynthia Kadohata

Lexile: 730

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I Am Malala: How One Girl Stood Up for Education and Changed the World image
I Am Malala: How One Girl Stood Up for Education and Changed the World by Malala Yousafzai and Patricia McCormick

Lexile: 830

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The Ruins of Gorlan image
The Ruins of Gorlan by John Flanagan

Lexile: 920

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Greenglass House image
Greenglass House by Kate Milford and Jaime Zollars

Lexile: 800

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The Running Dream image
The Running Dream by Wendelin Van Draanen

Lexile: 650

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Crow image
Crow by Barbara Wright

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Lexile: 800

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House Arrest image
House Arrest by K.A. Holt

Lexile: 610

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A Night Divided image
A Night Divided by Jennifer A. Nielsen

Lexile: 810

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The Bitter Side of Sweet image
The Bitter Side of Sweet by Tara Sullivan

Lexile: 810

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Insignificant Events in the Life of a Cactus image
Insignificant Events in the Life of a Cactus by Dusti Bowling

Lexile: 700

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I'll Be There image
I'll Be There by Holly Goldberg Sloan

Lexile: 810

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Serafina and the Black Cloak image
Serafina and the Black Cloak by Robert Beatty

Lexile: 850

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Gym Candy image
Gym Candy by Carl Deuker

Lexile: 710

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