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Summer Reading for NCCS Middle School Students 2023: If you liked...

A note from Mrs. Lans

These books are organized in alphabetical order by the author.  Hope you enjoy. 

For more titles visit the library's If You Liked...Libguide 

Books by Paul Acampora

Little Women by Louisa May Alcott

The Time Cat by Lloyd Alexander

Skellig by David Almond

Books by Katherine Applegate

Crenshaw by Katherine Applegate

Wishtree by Katherine Applegate

Small Spaces by Katharine Arden

Nothing but the Truth by Avi

The Girl Who Drank the Moon by Kelly Barnhill

Willa of the Wood by Robert Beatty

The Thing About Jellyfish by Ali Benjamin

Hazel's Theory of Evolution by Lisa Jenn Bigelow

Doll Bones by Holly Black

Ivy Aberdeen's Letter to the World by Ashley Herring Blake

The Canyon's Edge by Dusti Bowling

Insignificant Events in the Life of a Cactus by Dusti Bowling

The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants series by Ann Brashare

Wild Robot by Peter Brown

Feliz Yz by Lisa Bunker

The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett

The Epic Fail of Arturo Zamora by Pablo Cartaya

Books by Roshani Chokshi

Valentina Salazar Is Not a Monster Hunger by Zoraida Cordova

Scritch Scratch by Lindsay Currie

Books by Christine Day

Maybe He Just Likes You by Barbara Dee

Copper Sun by Sharon Draper

City of Ember by Jeanne DuPrau

The Hundred Dresses by Eleanor Estes

Better Nate Than Ever by Nate Federle

Dress Coded by Carrie Firestone

Moon Base Alpha by Stuart Gibbs

The Last Last-Day-of-Summer by Lamar Giles

George by Alex Gino

A Tangle of Knots by Lisa Graff

Books by Alan Gratz

Ban This Book by Alan Gratz

Refugee by Alan Gratz

Real Friends by Shannon Hale

The Mighty Mack series by Ben Hatke

Hoot by Carl Hiaasen

Books by Donna Barba Higuera

Fourteenth Goldfish by Jennifer L. Holm

Lion of Mars by Jennifer L. Holm

Shouting at the Rain by Lynda Mullaly Hunt

Books by Varian Johnson

The Parker Inheritance by Varian Johnson

When You Trap a Tiger by Tae Keller

Lalani of the Distant Sea and Other Books by Erin Entrada Kelly

Hello, Universe by Erin Entrada Kelly

Song for a Whale by Lynne Kelly

Amina's Voice by Hena Khan

The View from Saturday by E. L. Konigsburg

Books by Gordon Korman

Mastermind series by Gordon Korman

Inside Out and Back Again by Thanhha Lai

Dragon Pearl by Yoon Ha Lee

Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L'Engle

Day of Tears by Julius Lester

Chronicles of Narnia by C. S. Lewis

Where the Mountain Meets the Wind and other books by Grace Lin

A Snicker of Magic by Natalie Lloyd

Sophie Someone by Hayley Long

Number the Stars by Lois Lowry

To Bright to See by Kyle Lukoff

Books by Janae Marks

Tristan Strong Punches a Hole in the Sky by Kwame Mbalia

Merci Suarez series and other books by Meg Medina

Books by Michael Morpugo

Fableland series by Brandon Mull

Sprit Hunters by Ellen Oh

Wonder by R,. J. Palacio

A Wolf Called Wander by Rozanne Parry

Pax by Sarah Pennypacker

Books by Celia Perez

The Last Book in the Universe by Rodman Philbrick

Books by Philip Pullman

The House that Lou Build by Mae Respicio

Rick Riordan Presents series...

Percy Jackson series by Rick Riordan

Books by Katherine Rundell

Holes by Louis Sachar

Pay Attention, Carter Jones by Gary D. Schmidt

Barakah Beats by Maleeha Siddiqui

5 Worlds by Mark and Alexis Siegel.

Counting by 7's by Holly Goldberg Sloan

A Wish in the Dark by Christian Soontornvat

Books by Rebecca Stead

The Edge Chronicles by Paul Stewart

Books by Jamie Sumner

Drama by Raina Telgemier

Stef Soto, Taco Queen by Jennifer Torres

Nevermoor by Jessica Townsend

Save Me a Seat by Sarah Weeks

Front Desk by Kelly Yang

City of Dragons by Jaimal Yogis

Winnie Zeng Unleashes a Legend by Katie Zhano