Seventh Grade Reading Lists

Recommended Reading for the Seventh Grade

With more literary classics to choose from during the seventh grade, encourage your child to write book reports and character studies from some of their favorite selections.

1. Journey to the Center of the Earth, Jules Verne

2. Uncle Tom’s Cabin, Harriet Beecher Stowe

3. The Complete Stalky and Co., Rudyard Kipling

4. In the Heart of the Rockies, G.A. Henty

5. By Pike and Dyke, G.A. Henty

6. Arts, Hendrick Willem Van Loon

7. McGuffey’s Fourth Reader, William McGuffey

8. Merchant of Venice, William Shakespeare

9. Midsummer Night’s Dream, William Shakespeare

10. Romeo and Juliet, William Shakespeare

11. Song of Roland, Dorothy L. Sayers

12. All Men are Brother, Pearl S. Buck

13. Anna and the King of Siam, Margaret Landon

14. Calico Captive, Elizabeth George Speare

15. Christy, Catherine Marshall

16. Day of Pleasure, Isaac Bashevis Singer

17. Diary of a Young Girl, Anne Frank

18. Giants in the Earth and others, O. E. Rolvaag

19. In the Hall of the Dragon King, Stephen R. Lawhead

20. With the Lee in Virginia, G.A. Henty

21. The Face on the Milk Carton, Caroline B. Cooney

22. I Know what you did Last Summer, Lois Duncan

23. Dicey’s Song, Cynthia Voight

24. The Hobbit, J.R.R. Tolkien

25. Nikolenka’s Childhood, Leo Tolstoy

26. Wuthering Heights, Emily Bronte

27. Whites and the Blues, Alexandre Dumas

28. Travels, Marco Polo

29. Three Musketeers, Alexandre Dumas

30. Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, Robert Louis Stevenson

31. Roman Way to Western Civilization, Edith Hamilton

32. Les Miserables, Victor Hugo

33. Legends of the Alhambra, Washington Irving

34. King Solomon’s Mines, Henry Rider Haggard

35. Ivanhoe, Sir Walter Scott

36. Greek Way to Western Civilization, Edith Hamilton

37. Great Expectations, Charles dickens

38. Frankenstein, Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley

39. Watership Down, Richard Adams

40. War of the Worlds, H.G. Wells