Read Aloud Middle Grade Novels

These are a handful of fantastic books that can help spark conversation with your middle school aged reader as well as older teens.  Whether you enjoy them in print or listen to them, these books will help to trigger and facilitate conversations about our world. 

Nowhere boy by Katherine Marsh
Ghost boys by Jewell Parker Rhodes
The night diary by Veera Hiranandani
Beyond the bright sea by 1956- Lauren Wolk
Aru Shah and the end of time by Roshani Chokshi
Echo by Pam Muñoz Ryan
Not as we know it by Tom (Children's story writer) Avery
Goodbye stranger by Rebecca Stead
As brave as you by Jason Reynolds
The someday birds by Sally J. Pla
Falling over sideways by Jordan Sonnenblick
Half a world away by Cynthia Kadohata
The best man by 1934- Richard Peck