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Middle School

Whether you’re looking for spellbinding mysteries or fact-filled nonfiction books, our Middle School categories for grades 5–8 provide the best. Our editors read and review these books prior to publication and choose only the most impressive for your library shelves. For every category you choose, you’ll receive a monthly shipment of newly-published books. For aural learners, we also have audiobook categories which provide six books per year.

Can’t decide which categories to choose? Consider one of our Collection Development Packages which combine carefully-selected categories for your needs and can be customized for your budget. JLG has what you need to encourage and satisfy middle and junior high school readers.

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Categories (22)

  • JLG Level

    Audiobooks Middle (Grades 5-8)

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    Audiobooks Middle

    For Grades 5-8

    Six audio editions of select JLG titles, offered as preloaded battery operated devices, are self-contained and ready to play.

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    Audiobooks Middle (Grades 5-8)

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    Audiobooks Middle +

    For Grades 5-8

    Six Audio editions of select JLG titles, offered as preloaded battery operated devices, are self-contained and ready to play.

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    Ebooks: Social Sciences Grades 6-8

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    Ebooks:
    Social Sciences Grades 6-8

    For Grades 6-8

    Children exploring family, community, and global life will appreciate these 12 thoughtful examinations that cover issues from the personal to the international, and are often accompanied by stories of kids just like them. Unlimited access.
    Additional fees may apply if minimum order not met.

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    Ebooks: Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) Grades 6-8

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    Ebooks:
    STEM Grades 6-8

    For Grades 6-8

    Curious middle-grade scientists will be engaged by these 12 information-packed, well-researched volumes that supplement textbook material and often provide hands-on learning. Unlimited access.
    Additional fees may apply if minimum order not met.

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    Upper Elementary & Junior High (Grades 5-7)

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    Upper Elementary

    For Grades 5-7

    The perfect literary mix for your middle-grade readers. Featuring subject matter a bit more complex and multi-dimensional, this category is packed with captivating novels and fascinating nonfiction. Expect the 12 books offered in tis category to fly off the shelf.

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    Upper Elementary & Junior High Plus (Grades 5-7)

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    Upper Elementary & Junior High Plus

    For Grades 5-7

    A great way to ensure more titles for your middle-grade readers-with 14 additional popular B titles arriving at your door every year.

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    Advanced Readers (Grades 6-9)

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    Advanced Readers

    For Grades 6-9

    Your pre-teen and teen readers won't be able to get enough of these selections. The 12 books here are a bit longer than our B category titles, with more challenging storylines and a wealth of thought-provoking nonfiction.

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    Advanced Readers Plus (Grades 6-9)

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    Advanced Readers Plus

    For Grades 6-9

    Help yourself to our C+ category and receive 14 more titles every year-coming-of-age tales and life lessons your teen readers are sure to love.

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    Biography Middle (Grades 5-8)

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    Biography Middle

    For Grades 5-8

    Fascinating biographies and autobiographies will enable middle schoolers to read about the lives, thoughts, and accomplishments of the individuals who have shaped our world. Your patrons will learn about a remarkable person each month with this 14-book category.

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    Fantasy/Science Fiction Middle (Grades 5-8)

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    Fantasy/Science Fiction Middle

    For Grades 5-8

    Your middle-school readers will thrill to new futures, fantasy realms, and alternate realities. Readers will look forward to discovering a new world monthly with the 14 books in this category.

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    Graphic Novels Middle (Grades 5-8)

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    Graphic Novels Middle

    For Grades 5-8

    Book-length narratives presented in comic book style, graphic novels foster both visual and verbal comprehension skills while exposing readers to interesting dialogue and satire, as well as affirming diversity.

    JLG's selection of these unique books, some of them only published in softcover, are ideal for attracting reluctant readers and introducing them to literature they might not encounter otherwise. You may find that the 14 books in this category will turn your reluctant readers into eager readers.

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    High Intereest Middle Plus (Grades 5-8)

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    High Interest Middle Plus

    For Grades 5-8

    These exciting, age-appropriate fiction and nonfiction titles will appeal to even the most reluctant middle-school readers. With that kind of appeal, the 14 books in this category will rarely sit on the shelf.

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    Mystery Middle (Grades 5-8)

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    Mystery Middle

    For Grades 5-8

    For gripping mystery and adventure, look no further than these riveting fiction and nonfiction books. Your middle school suspense seekers simply won't be able to tear themselves away from the page. And with 14 books offered yearly, the suspense never ends.

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    Nonfiction Middle Grades 5-8)

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    Nonfiction Middle

    For Grades 5-8

    Knowledge is power, and no other category speaks to this more. The 12 books in this category range from autobiographies to anthropological studies, these nonfiction titles are just right for middle-school readers . . . and ideal for research and classroom support, too.

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    Nonfiction Middle Plus (Grades 5-8)

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    Nonfiction Middle Plus

    For Grades 5-8
    You'll love our NM+ Category which offers 14 more intriguing nonfiction selections for middle school readers. Readers with a thirst for factual knowledge will look forward to these books arriving each month.

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    PG Middle (Grades 5-8)

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    PG Middle

    For Grades 5-8

    For middle school readers who enjoy fascinating stories but want less edgy content, PGM is the perfect choice. Be assured that the 14 books offered in this category will be inoffensive to readers, teachers and parents.

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    Realistic Fiction Middle (Grades 5-8)

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    Realistic Fiction Middle

    For Grades 5-8

    This 14-book category features stories with relatable characters that portray believable contemporary or historical real-life experiences.

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    Sports Middle (Grades 5-8)

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    Sports Middle

    For Grades 5-8

    An action-packed level devoted exclusively to sports. These fiction and nonfiction selections are sure to be a hit with your middle-school sports fans. And the hits arrive each month with this 14 book category.

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    Spanish Middle (Grades 5-8)

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    Spanish Middle

    For Grades 5-8

    Titles Coming This Fall!

    Engaging fiction and nonfiction Spanish-languate titles.

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    Nonfiction History (Grades 6-8)

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    Series Nonfiction
    History Grades 6-8

    For Grades 6-8

    Middle-school readers interested in historical people, places, and events will enjoy these 12 thoughtful, factual books, which explore significant topics.

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    Series Nonfiction: Science 6-8 (Grades 6-8)

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    Series Nonfiction
    Science Grades 6-8

    For Grades 6-8

    Curious middle-grade scientists will be engaged by these 12 information-packed, well-researched volumes that supplement textbook material and often provide hands-on learning.

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    Series Nonfiction: Social Studies 6-8 (Grades 6-8)

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    Series Nonfiction
    Social Studies Grades 6-8

    For Grades 6-8

    Children exploring family, community, and global life will appreciate these 12 thoughtful examinations that cover issues from the personal to the international, and are often accompanied by stories of kids just like them.

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Packages (7)

  • Classroom Support

    Middle

    118 books/year

    Loaded with nonfiction to support school reports and research, this bundle of 9 categories will make you a hero among both students and teachers. We've also included one category to help encourage a love of reading with reluctant readers.

  • Librarians' Favorites

    Middle

    148 books/year

    In this case, more is better. Our biggest fans suggest this package which includes 11 our most popular categories, and is guaranteed to save you time in your busy day.

  • Basic Package

    Middle

    66 books/year

    Dip your toe into JLG's fantastic service with this package of 5 categories that give you a good sampling of our offerings for middle and junior high readers.

  • Library Essentials

    Middle

    80 books/year

    Your colleagues recommend this package for you. It's 6 of the most popular JLG Categories ordered for middle and junior high readers.

  • Readers Choice

    Middle

    108 books/year

    The books kids clamor for - all packaged in an 8 category bundle. Guaranteed to induce high-fives and smiles from your readers.

  • Intro Package

    Middle School

    38 books/year

    Great for those who want to try our packages on a limited budget.

  • Reluctant Reader Package

    Middle School

    42 books/year

    Features high interest titles to help engage reluctant readers.

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