Young Adult Books (Middle School Level)

Grade Level: 6-8. This collection includes:

  • Silver People: Voices from the Panama Canal by Margarita Engle (Curriculum Guide)
  • A Handful of Stars by Cynthia Lord
  • The House on Mango Street by Sandra Cisneros
  • An Island Like You: Stories of the Barrio by Judith Ortiz Cofer
  • The Jumbies by Tracey Baptiste
  • Enchanted Air by Margarita Engle
  • The Lightning Queen by Laura Resau
  • Look Both Ways in the Barrio Blanco by Judith Robbins Rose
  • Red Glass by Laura Resau
  • Shame the Stars by Guadalupe Garciá McCall
  • The Memory of Light by Francisco X. Stork
  • Lion Island: Cuba’s Warrior of Words by Margarita Engle

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