8th Grade Reading List
Reading Suggestions for 8th Graders from the Weber County Library
Relates the experiences of ordinary teenager Tillie Pierce during the Battle of Gettysburg in July 1863, as she helped save wounded Union and Confederate soldiers during the bloody, three-day battle.
World War I has started and the military needs horses to move equipment, charge the enemy, and carry wounded soldiers off the battlefield. Joey, a farm horse is sold to the Army. Joey misses the farmer's son, Albert, and spends the war years wondering if the war will ever end and if he will ever see Albert again.
Young magician Gont inadvertently lets loose an evil force that he must confront later in life when he has mastered the magical arts.