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Best books for 8th grade. Excellent novels to add to your classroom library or book club collections from 2 Peas and a Dog. #YAlit #reading #middleschool #8thgrade

Best 8th Grade Books

  I have taught 8th grade for 11 years. I love to see what books stand the test of time and remain popular year after year. This 8th grade books list will help you decide on what to add…

Check out these best books for 7th grade. Get students reading with these engaging book recommendations from 2 Peas and a Dog. #bookreviews #YAlit #reading #middleschool

Best 7th Grade Books

  Finding appropriate 7th grade books can be a challenge. I find my readers are either still very much in a 6th Grade mindset or ready for YA lit. Finding this balance in books for my classroom can be…

Get your students reading with these 11 great middle school books made into movies from 2 Peas and a Dog. #reading #YAlit #middleschoolbooks #booksandmovies

11 Great Middle School Books Made Into Movies

  Middle school books are the best! Finding appropriate middle school books that get students reading can be challenging sometimes depending on their mindset. When I have students who want to “check out” from reading I try to match…

Picky middle school readers exist in classrooms everywhere. The books listed in this blog post are tried and true novels recommended by two middle school ELA teachers who deal with picky middle school readers and fake reading daily. Learn about engaging middle school books for picky readers. #middleschool #reading #englishlanguagearts

10 Books for Picky Middle School Readers

  Picky middle school readers exist in classrooms everywhere. Teachers know that students have become masters of fake reading or avoidance tactics like always needing to use the washroom or leaving to get a drink just as silent reading has begun.…

Check out this book review on What I Leave Behind by Alison McGhee from 2 Peas and a Dog. #yalit #languagearts #reading #2peasandadog

Book Review What I Leave Behind by Alison McGhee

What I Leave Behind by Alison McGhee is a fantastic book to add to high school classroom and school libraries.  I received an Advance Reader’s Copy of this novel as part of a YA Blogger promotion from Simon &…

Check out this book review on For Everyone by Jason Reynolds from 2 Peas and a Dog. #yalit #languagearts #reading #2peasandadog

Book Review For Everyone by Jason Reynolds

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