Grades 7-8 Classics
Alcott, Louisa Mae, Little Women
The four March sisters who lived during Civil War days.
Anderson, Hans Christian, The Snow Queen
Seven stories are affected by an evil, distorting mirror.
Barrie, James M., Peter Pan
Perils abound when the three Darling children fly out the nursery window with carefree Peter Pan and cross the sky to Neverland.
Crane, Stephen, The Red Badge of Courage
A young soldier confronts his fear of death.
Defoe, Daniel, Robinson Crusoe
Marooned on a desert island, Robinson endures a lonely survival for twenty years—until one day he notices footprints in the sand.
Dickens, Charles, A Christmas Carol
Dickens, Charles, David Copperfield
Dickens, Charles, Great Expectations
Dickens, Charles, Oliver Twist
DuMaurier, Daphne, My Cousin Rachel
DuMaurier, Daphne, Rebecca
Dumas, Alexandre, Count of Monte Cristo
Sentenced to life in prison for a crime that he did not commit, the hero escapes with an overwhelming determination to get revenge on his enemies.
Dumas, Alexandre, The Three Musketeers
Kroeber, Theodora, Ishi, Last of His Tribe
Ishi was the lone survivor of the Yahi Indians of California, decimated by invading white settlers.
London, Jack, Call of the Wild
The icy tale of a sled dog's adventures.
Miles, Bernard, Favorite Tales from Shakespeare
Nye, Robert, adapter, Beowulf: A New Telling
Disdaining all weapons in favor of his hands and keen intelligence, Beowulf slays the monster Grendel.
Steinbeck, John, The Red Pony
Stevenson, Robert Louis, Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
Stevenson, Robert Louis, Kidnapped
Before David Balfour can assume his inheritance in
Stevenson, Robert Louis,
Stowe, Harriet Beecher, Uncle Tom's Cabin
Sutcliff, Rosemary, The Sword and the Circle
The quests, adventures, jousts, and loves of the Knights of the Round Table and King Arthur.
Tolkien, J. R. R., The Hobbit
Bilbo Boggins, the hobbit, encounters many adventures when he is persuaded to join a band of dwarfs on an expedition to recover stolen treasure hidden by a thieving dragon.
Twain, Mark, The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
Twain, Mark, The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
Twain, Mark, The Prince and the Pauper
The classic tale of two boys who trade places and find adventure in their borrowed lives.
Verne, Jules, Around the World in Eighty Days
The adventures of Phineas Fogg and his valet, Passepartout, on their fantastic trip around the world—made in eighty days to settle a wager.
Wells, H. G., War of the Worlds
Highly advanced Martians invade
White, T. H., The Once and Future King—The Arthurian epic.
Wister, Owen, The Virginian
Epic saga of the Old West