7th Grade Reading List
Reading Suggestions for 7th Graders from the Weber County Library
Describes the panic induced when listeners believed Orson Welles' radio broadcast of "The War of the Worlds" to be news of an alien invasion, discussing the context in which the broadcast was aired and why it was so convincing.
Tells the tale of the sinking of the Titanic using the narratives of the witnesses and survivors to the disaster.
Enduring a cloistered existence as one of a group of hidden girls who laboriously transform music into gold, Delphernia Undersea, who longs to sing despite laws that restrict music-making to the Masters, escapes into a treacherous outside world.
Alternating chapters follow the mysterious connection between a homesick English girl living in present-day America and an eleven-year-old boy serving in the British Royal Navy in 1803, aboard the H.M.S. Victory, commanded by Admiral Horatio Nelson.
During the 1967 school year, on Wednesday afternoons when all his classmates go to either Catechism or Hebrew school, seventh-grader Holling Hoodhood stays in Mrs. Baker's classroom where they read the plays of William Shakespeare and Holling learns much of value about the world he lives in.
Did you know that there are zombies among us? Don't worry, these zombies aren't after human brains: this excitingly disgusting book examines fungi, viruses, and other kinds of parasites who survive by hijacking the brains and bodies of other animals.