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Approved Titles ELA 7th Grade

7th Grade Approved Titles
Regular Ed
Special Ed/Ell
“The Gift of the Magi” and Other Short Stories O. Henry x    
19 Varieties of Gazelle: Poems of the Middle East Shihab Nye x    
20,000 Leagues Under the Sea Jules Verne     x
2010: Odyssey two Arthur C. Clarke x    
A Midsummer Night’s Dream William Shakespeare     x
A Summer to Die Lois Lowry x    
A Swiftly Tilting Planet Madeleine L'Engle x    
A Wizard of Earthsea Ursula K. Le Guin x    
A Wrinkle in Time Madeleine L'Engle x    
The Adventures of Ulysses Bernard Evslin x    
Anna of Byzantium Tracy Barrett x    
Bud, Not Buddy Christopher Paul Curtis   x  
Buried Onions Gary Soto x    
Call it Courage Armstrong Sperry x    
Call of the Wild Jack London x    
Chain of Fire Beverley Naidoo x    
Cheaper by the Dozen Frank B. Gilbreth
Ernestine Gilbreth
A Christmas Carol Charles Dickens x    
Crash Jerry Spinelli   x  
Crispin Avi x    
Damascus Gerard Degeorge x    
Dandelion Wine Ray Bradbury x    
Deenie Judy Blume x    
Dragonwings Laurence Yep x    
Escaping Tornado Season Julie Williams x    
Field of Dogs Katherine Paterson
Emily Arnold McCully
Flipped Wendelin Van Draanen   x  
Flowers for Algernon Daniel Keyes x    
Girl Named Disaster Nancy Farmer x    
Graveyard Book Neil Gaiman x    
Greek Myths & Legends Diana Ferguson x    
Habibi Naomi Shihab Nye x    
Hatchet Gary Paulsen x    
Haveli Suzanne Fisher Staples x    
Heartbeat Sharon Creech x    
Hitch Jeanette Ingold x    
Holes Louis Sachar   x  
Homeless Bird Gloria Whelan x    
Hoot Carl Hiaasen   x  
Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet Jamie Ford     x
I, Juan de Pareja Elizabeth Borton De Trevino x    
Island of the Blue Dolphins Scott O'Dell x    
A Jar of Dreams Yoshiko Uchida x    
Joey Pigza Loses Control Jack Gantos   x  
Joey Pigza Swallowed the Key Jack Gantos   x  
Joey Pigza: What Would Joey Do? Jack Gantos   x  
Julie of the Wolves Jean Craighead George
John Schoenherr
Kim/Kimi Hadley Irwin x    
King of the Wind: The Story of the Godolphin Arabian Marguerite Henry
Wesley Dennis
Kiss the Dust Elizabeth Laird x    
Let the Circle Be Unbroken Mildred D. Taylor x    
Lost Boy David J. Pelzer x    
Maniac Magee Jerry Spinelli   x  
Monster Walter Dean Myers x    
Multicultural Reader Perfection Learning x    
Music of Dolphins Karen Hesse   x  
Mutants   x    
My Side of the Mountain Jean Craighead George x    
Olive’s Ocean Kevin Henkes x    
On Pointe Lorie Ann Grover x    
One Fat Summer Robert Lipsyte x    
Peak Roland Smith x    
Pictures of Hollis Woods Patricia Reilly Griff x    
Probably Still Nick Swansen Virginia Euwer Wolff x    
Road to Memphis Mildred E. Taylor x    
Roll of Thunder Hear My Cry Mildred D. Taylor x    
Secret of the Andes Ann Nolan Clark x    
Seedfolks Paul Fleischman      
Shabanu: Daughter of the Wind Suzanne Fisher Staples x    
Shadow of a Bull Maia Wojciechowska
Alvin Smith
Stargirl Jerry Spinelli x    
Twelfth Night William Shakespeare x    
Six Great Sherlock Holmes Stories Sir Arthur Conan Doyle x    
Slam! Walter Dean Myers x    
Small Steps: The Year I Got Polio Peg Kehret   x  
Someone is Hiding on Alcatraz Island Eve Bunting x    
Sounder H. Armstrong
James Barkley
Stop Pretending Sonya Sones x    
Sunrise Over Fallujah Walter Dean Myers x    
Swallowing Stones Joyce Mcdonald x    
Sweetgrass Mary Alice Monroe x    
Tales from Silver Lands Charles J. Finger x    
Tangerine Edward Bloor x    
The Apprenticeship of Lucas Whitaker Cynthia DeFelice x    
The Butterfly Revolution William Butler x    
The Cay Theodore Taylor x    
The Count of Monte Cristo Alexandre Dumas père     x
The Gadget Paul Zindel x    
The Giver Lois Lowry x    
The Gold-Bug and Other Stories Edgar Allan Poe x    
The Great Gilly Hopkins Katherine Paterson   x  
Three Cups of Tea (Young Readers Edition) Greg Mortenson/David Oliver Relin x    
Thura's Diary Thura Al-Windawi x    
The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy Douglas Adams x    
The Language of Goldfish Zibby Oneal x    
The Number Devil Hans Magnus Enzensberger     x
The Outsiders S.E. Hinton x    
The Red Pony John Steinbeck x    
The True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle Avi x    
The Wanderer Sharon Creech
David Diaz
Thunder Cave Roland Smith x    
Ties That Bind, Ties That Break Lensey Namioka x    
Tiger Eyes Judy Blume x    
Touching Spirit Bear Ben Mikaelsen   x  
Tuck Everlasting Natalie Babbitt x    
Voyage of the Lucky Dragon Ralph E. Lapp x    
Walk Two Moons Sharon Creech x    
Walkabout James Vance Marshall x    
War of the Worlds H.G. Wells     x
Watership Down Richard Adams x    
Wringer Christopher Paul Curtis   x  
Z for Zachariah Robert C. O'Brien x    
Zeely Hamilton Virginia Hamilton
Symeon Shimin
Historical Fiction
Journey to Jo'burg Beverley Naidoo     x
Jacob Have I Loved Katherine Paterson x    
Out of the Dust Karen Hesse x    
Somehow Tenderness Survives: Stories of Southern Africa Hazel Rochman     x
Watsons Go to Birmingham Christopher Paul Curtis   x  
Castle David Macaulay x    
Caught by the Sea: My Life on Boats Gary Paulsen x    
Chinese Cinderella: The True Story of an Unwanted Daughter Adeline Yen Mah     x
Dance of the Continents Roy A. Gallant      
Eighth Moon: The True Story of a Young Girl's Life in Communist China Bette Lord x    
I Am Malala Malala Yousafzai x    
I Have Lived One Thousand Years: Growing Up in the Holocaust Livia Bitton-Jackson x    
Red Scarf Girl: A Memoir of the Cultural Revolution Ji-li Jiang     x
Scientists of the Ancient World Margaret J. Anderson
Karen F. Stephenson
Seabiscuit Laura Hillenbrand x    
The Material World: A Global Family Portrait Peter Menzel x    
To Be a Slave Julius Lester
Tom Feelings