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Don't forget Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing, Super Fudge, etc by Judy Blume. Also Jeremy Thatcher, Dragon Hatcher and My Teacher is an Alien by Bruce Coville.
#31 - July 17, 2013, 04:48 AM
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Just started reading Side Kicked by John David Anderson - it is about kids in middle school who are sidekicks for super heros.   

I admit I used to love reading Superman comics...

This is about the new generation of superheros and the new upcoming generation.  Fun and Funny to read about how a group of middle schoolers deal with their super powers in their everyday life.

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#32 - July 17, 2013, 01:49 PM
You must do the things you think you cannot do.  Eleanor Roosevelt

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Michelle  that is true. When I read the first book I was surprised though. That said the book is well written.
#33 - July 27, 2013, 04:19 AM

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Joey Pigza books about a boy with ADHD . . . hilarious, yet beautiful and refined in dealing with the subject matter.

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Emerald Atlas -  a fantasy featuring siblings 2 girls and a boy

Quantum Prophecy - about kids of superheroes that lost their abilities. The kids are at an age where their abilities start manifesting.
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Growling Eyeballs series by Lin Oliver and Henry Winkler
#36 - September 10, 2013, 01:22 PM
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I just finished reading Zach Ziegler and His So-Called Middle School Life by Will Overby.  The story was not really that original - fat boy in middle school, although he did have friends. However, I thought the voice of Zach was done very well and his character was well developed. It was a good story, there was some teasing about his being fat, but the teacher's always stepped in when it was done in school and only one person continued to call him by a horrid nick-name. SPOILER In the end the 'mortal enemy' stood up for him before they even considered any idea of being friends, and they were not really friends by the end of the book although headed that way.
#37 - September 10, 2013, 07:10 PM
You must do the things you think you cannot do.  Eleanor Roosevelt

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My son liked the NERDS series by Micheal Buckley which is an assemble of main characters both male and female. He also really enjoys Gordon Korman's books. He hasn't been interested in the Artemis Fowl books, but my daughter loves them (I like them too :) )

On a side note, I have a dog (er... not the beagle in my avatar) that looks a lot like the dog in your avatar, lizstraw.
#38 - September 12, 2013, 08:52 AM
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TWERP by Mark Goldblatt. A coming of age with a good first person boy voice, takes place in 1969.
#39 - September 18, 2013, 07:28 AM
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I love that this thread is still going!

My 8 yo just finished the Alvin Ho series and loved it. He read these on his own.

We just started the Percy Jackson series together and I think we both love it equally.
#40 - September 18, 2013, 11:31 AM

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Edison's Gold by Geoff Watson
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Horten's Miraculous Mechanisms has a very endearing boy main character.
#42 - September 18, 2013, 02:49 PM
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Crystal Allen did an excellent job with 'How Lamar's Bad Prank Won a Bubba-Sized Trophy'
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