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Holy Family Catholic School - 7th Grade Book List

 

For 7th GRADE, choose (1) book from the fiction list below and the REQUIRED book from the non fiction list below.   

 

The True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle (Scholastic Gold) Cover Image
By Avi
$7.99
ISBN: 9780545477116
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Scholastic Paperbacks - September 1st, 2012

FICTION Choice 1

Thirteen-year-old Charlotte Doyle is excited to return home from her school in England to her family in Rhode Island in the summer of 1832.  But when the two families she was supposed to travel with mysteriously cancel their trips, Charlotte finds herself the lone passenger on a long sea voyage with a cruel captain and a mutinous crew. Worse yet, soon after stepping aboard the ship, she becomes enmeshed in a conflict between them! What begins as an eagerly anticipated ocean crossing turns into a harrowing journey, where Charlotte gains a villainous enemy... and is put on trial for murder!

 


The Boy in the Striped Pajamas Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9780385751537
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Ember - October 23rd, 2007

FICTION Choice 2

Berlin, 1942: When Bruno returns home from school one day, he discovers that his belongings are being packed in crates. His father has received a promotion and the family must move to a new house far, far away, where there is no one to play with and nothing to do. A tall fence stretches as far as the eye can see and cuts him off from the strange people in the distance.  But Bruno longs to be an explorer and decides that there must be more to this desolate new place than meets the eye. While exploring his new environment, he meets another boy whose life and circumstances are very different from his own, and their meeting results in a friendship that has devastating consequences.

 


Chasing Lincoln's Killer: The Search For John Wilkes Booth Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780439903547
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Scholastic Press - February 1st, 2009

REQUIRED NON FICTION 

The murder of Abraham Lincoln set off the greatest manhunt in American history. From April 14 to April 26, 1865, the assassin, John Wilkes Booth, led Union cavalry and detectives on a wild twelve-day chase through the streets of Washington, D.C., across the swamps of Maryland, and into the forests of Virginia, while the nation, still reeling from the just-ended Civil War, watched in horror and sadness.