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!

Dating Can be HARD! June 29, 2017

Filed under: Nonfiction Titles — oneilllibrary @ 2:11 pm

It was when a friend told Josh that the girl Josh thought was his girlfriend was actuallydownload-3 the girlfriend of another guy that Josh realized he needed to figure somethings out. Because all that time, he’d thought he was the boyfriend! His friends however, knew the truth. Josh had been a friend, not the boyfriend! Complicated right?

So in his early 20s, Josh realized that he’d never actually had a girlfriend and with that realization comes the fact that he has no idea why. He wonders, secretly, if it has something to do with the fact that he had one of his legs amputated when he was a child because of cancer.

He decides to revisit all the girls that he thought had the potential to be his girlfriends, but something just didn’t work out. He wants to figure out what it was so he asks them!

We Should Hang Out Sometime by Josh Sundquist is a heartwarming story for anyone who has ever struggled with finding that first perfect someone!

Recommended for 8th grade and up.


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