Top Shelf Fiction for Middle School Readers 2015

Capturing the interest of middle school readers requires compelling stories with inspiring protagonists, and plots that spark emotion. Fortunately, this year we reviewed books that meet all of those criteria. Regardless of the genre, the 2015 Top Shelf nominations are... (Continue reading)

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Top Shelf Fiction for Middle School Readers 2014

Middle school is a time of change as students’ minds develop and their exposure to the world increases. As a result, their internal lives and emotions grow more complex, and they may struggle to comprehend those new feelings. Since sympathetic... (Continue reading)

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Top Shelf Fiction for Middle School Readers 2013

Life starts to change in middle school and—whether by choice or perforce—students’ minds, abilities, and worlds open up with opportunity and possibility. How youth and their loved ones cope with these new roles and experiences has always provided rich fodder... (Continue reading)

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