Literature, Poetry, Music and Bestsellers for Middle School
Here is a handy guide for younger readers (and their teachers and parents). Scroll down the page to see an extensive list of novels and poetry for the Middle School age group. Each novel mentioned covers: Intro, Summary, Themes, Quotes, Characters, Analysis, Questions, Quizzes and Best of the Web. (There is quite a range of titles listed, some do seem quite advanced for this age group, but the summaries etc are very useful for the teacher. Each introduction has a "Why Should I Care" section that keys in on the reason for studying the novel.) Some parts of the site require an account.