Barr, C. (2011). Best Books for Middle School and Junior High Readers: Grades 6-9 (Supplement to the 2nd ed.). Westport, CT: Libraries Unlimited.
This indispensable reading guide and selection tool, updated to include titles published from 2004 through 2008, covers the best fiction and nonfiction for children in grades 6-9. The approximately 15,000 entries include brief but lively annotations, ISBNs, book length and price, grade-level appropriateness, and review citations. New features include indication of titles available in audio format and Lexiles where available. Award-winning and series titles are noted. Use this must-purchase volume to bolster your collection for young teens and to create thematic and curriculum-oriented reading lists. Grades 6-9.