William Allen Middle School Media Center


WAMS Library Catalog

WAMS Suggested Reading 

Piecing Me Together

Renee Watson

The Fort

Gordon Kortman

Darius the Great is Not Okay

Adib Khorram


Amina Luqman-Dawson

Cruel Prince Series

Holly Black

Gone (series)

Michael Grant

The Summer I Turned Pretty

Jenny Han


Maggie Stiefvater

Free Lunch

Rex Ogle


John David Anderson


Stefanie Garber

Class Act (Graphic Novel)

Jerry Craft

Brooklyn Nine

Alan Gratz

The Last Map Maker

Christina Soontornvat

Michael Vey (series)

Richard Paul Evans

Tell Me Three Things

TJulie Buxbaum


Samira Ahmed

C.C. Harrington

When the Angels Left the Old Country             

Sacha Lamb

Aviva vs the Dybbuk

Mari Lowe


Jennifer Donnelly

The Island

Natasha Preston

Inheritance Games (series)

Jenifer Lynn Barnes

School for Good and Evil (series)

Soman Chainani

Code Talker

Joseph Bruchac

The Stolen Heir (Cruel Prince series)

Holly Black


Sharon M. Draper

Renegades (series)

Stephanie Myer

Enemies (graphic novel)

Svetlana Chmakova

Sunny Side Up (graphic novel)

Alan Gratz

WAMS Suggested Reading

Ground Zero

Alan Gratz

Swim Team (graphic novel)

Johnnie Christmas

Global, One Fragile World (graphic novel)

Eoin Colfer

Merci Suarez Changes Gears

Merci Suarez

5th Wave (series)

Rick Yancy             

Misty Chen's Last Chance

Lisa Lee

Magus Chase and the Gods of Asgard

Rick Riiordan

Triple Threat

Mike Lupica


Natalie Lloyd             

Real Friends and Best Friends (graphic novel)

Shannon Hale

Other Words for Home

Jasmine Warga

One Handed Catch

Mike Lupica

Sisters and Guts (graphic novel)

Raina Telemeier

Two Degrees

Alan gratz

Frazzled: Ordinary Mishaps and Inevitable Catastrophes (graphic novel)

Booki Vivat

The Swifts: A Dictionary of Scoundrels

Beth Lincoln

All Thirteen: The Incredible Cave Rescue of the Tai Boy’s Soccer Team

Christina Soontornvat

Hey Kiddo (graphic novel)
Jarrett Krosoczka


Amanda McCrina

New Kid (graphic novel)
Jenny Craft

Note to parents and guardians:  

Please understand that the Young Adult umbrella covers a wide age range (12-18 years) and may deal with bullying, racism, addiction, sexuality and gender identification issues, and violence.  Only titles that we believed to be appropriate for 7th and 8th grade students were included.  However, we still suggest that you preview any titles your student requests to read to be sure it is, in fact, content with which you are comfortable as well. 




The Media Center is open for student use from 7:20am – 3:00pm
Students must have a pass from a teacher to use the media center.



  • Books may be checked out for three weeks.
    Overdue Material:
    • An overdue notice will be emailed to the student's mtps gmail account.
    • It is the student's responsibility to return material by the date due.
    • Report cards will be held for material not returned by the end of the marking period.