Books in the Middle: Reading for Middle School

Our focus is on books middle school students might like to read and topics pertaining to books for these students, and we are giving recommendations. Teachers, librarians and middle school students are the contributors to this blog. If you would like to listen to booktalks of some of these books, please check out this site and enjoy!

Teenage Art Thief December 18, 2014

HeistsoceityKatarina comes from a family of art thieves but is trying desperately to have a “normal” life.  When a mobster’s priceless art collection goes missing, he and his goons come looking for Kat’s father.  In order to save him, Kat finds the only solution is to channel her family’s heritage and steal back the collection.  She has only two weeks to assemble a team of teen thieves, hackers and con artists to pull off this seemingly impossible crime.  Full of humor, suspense, action, and plenty of plot twists to keep you guessing, Heist Society is one fun, slick caper novel!

Guest post by Mieko Fujiura-Landers from the Downers Grove Public Library.



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