William Allen Middle School Media Center


WAMS Library Catalog

Audio Books Online:

Moorestown Public Library The Moorestown Public Library has opened access to Hoopla. To access the free material, you and your students must have a Moorestown Public Library card (they are accepting expired cards during the quarantine!) Card numbers can be accessed by emailing the public library at circulation@moorestownlibrary.org

WAMS Summer Reading Book 2020-2021

(replaces the One Book One School Program)

New Books

The Assassin’s Curse

by: Sands


Notorius RGB: the Life & Times Of Ruth Bader Ginsburg

by: Carmon

The Unteachables

by: Korman

New Kid

by: Craft

I Funny

by: Patterson

Class Act

by: Craft

Clean Getaway

by: Stone

Hey, Kiddo

by: Krosoczka

Navy Seal Dogs

by: Ritland


by: Yolen

The Last Voyage of Poe Blythe

by: Condie

They Called Us Enemy

by: Takei

One of Us is Next

by: McManus

The Hobbit (graphic novel)

By: Tolkien

Fighting Words

by: Bradley

Nickel Boys

by: Whitehead

Four Dead Queens

by: Scholte

Clap When You Land

by: Acevedo

Genesis Begins Again

by: Williams

Darius the Great is Not OK

by: Khorram

Five Feet Apart

by: Lippincott

Rowley Jefferson’s Awesome Friendly Adventure

by: Kinney

Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Deep End

by: Kinney

Echo Mountain

by: Wolk

Patron Saints of Nowhere

by: Ribay


by: Emezi

Jackpot All Bets Are Off

by: Stone

The Summer I Turned Pretty

by: Han


by: Korman


The Girl I Used to Be

by: Henry


An Indigenous People’s History of the U.S.

by: Dunbar-Ortiz

Prisoner of Night and Fog

by: Blankman


Conspiracy of Blood & Smoke

by: Blankman


By: Applegate

The Fork, the Witch & the Worm

by: Paolini

Lair of Dreams

by: Bray

Before the Devil Breaks You

by: Bray

The King of Crows

by: Bray


by: Reynolds

The Champions Game

by: Ramirez

A Good Kind of Trouble

by: Ramee

The Stars Beneath Our Feet

by: Moore

The Cure for Dreaming

by: Winters

Piecing Me Together

by: Watson

The Ickabog

by: Rowling

The Trigger

by: McEwen

Orphan Train

by: Kline


Thirteen Doorways, Wolves Behind Them All

by: Ruby

Point Blank

by: Horowitz

Among the Imposters

by: Haddix

The Lost

by: Patterson

A Place to Belong

by: Kadohata

The Cruel Prince

by: Black

The Wicked King

by: Black

The Queen of Nothing

by: Black

City of Ember

by: DuPrau


by: Spinelli

The People of Sparks: City of Ember

by: DuPrau

Charming As a Verb

by: Philippe


The People of Sparks: City of Ember

by: DuPrau

Free Lunch

by: Ogle


The Diamond of Darhold: City of Ember

by: DuPrau

Dear Justyce

by: Stone


The Prophet of Yonwood: City of Ember

by: DuPrau

Lovely War

by: Berry

The Trials of Apollo

by: Riordan

You’re Welcome Universe

by: Gardner

Diary of an Awesome Friendly Kid

by: Kinney

Where the Watermelons Grow

by: Baldwin



By: Draper

WAMS Suggested Summer Reading 

Darius the Great is Not Okay

Adif Khorran

Genesis Begins Again

Alicia D. Williams

Yes No Maybe So

Becky Albertelli

Not a Drop to Drink

Mindy McGinnis


Carl Deuker

Ender’s Game

Orson Scott Card

On the Come Up

Angie Thomas


Akwaeki Emezi

Salt to the Sea and Between Shades of Gray

Ruta Sepetys


Kwame alexander


Walter Dean Myers


Gordan Korman

Dear Martin

Nic Stone

After the Shot Drops and Patron Saints of Nowhere

Randy Ribay

Six of Crows

Leigh Bardugo

Chasing Lincoln’s Killer

James L. Swanson

The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes

Suzanne Collins

The Rule of Three: Fight For Power

Eric Walters

Lovely War

Julie Berry

The Librarian of Auschwitz 

Antonio Iturbe

One of Us is Lying and One of Us Is Next

Karen McManus


Beth Choat


Sharon Draper

Red Queen Series

Victoria Aveyard

Look Both Ways

Jason Reynolds


Brandon Sanderson

The Sun is Also a Star and Everything Everything

Nicola Yoon

Throne of Glass Series

Sarah Maas

A Tale of Magic

Eoin Colfer

Lunar Chronicles Series

Marissa Myer

Stamped: Racism, Antiracism & You

Jason Reynolds
 New Kid (graphic novel)

Jerry Craft


The Underdogs

Mike Lupica

Ball Don’t Lie

Matt de la Pena

Game (Jasper Dent Series Book II)

Barry Lyga

A Dog’s Purpose

Bruce Cameron


Alan Gratz

Diary of an Awesome Friendly Kid

Jeff Kinney

Five Feet Apart

Rachel Lippincott

Clap When You Land

Elizabeth Acevedo

Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard

Rick Riordan

Real Friends and Best Friends (graphic novel)

Shannon Hale

Pay It Forward

Catherine Ryan Hyde

Where the Watermelons Grow

Cindy Baldwin

Sisters and Guts (graphic novel)

Raina Telemeier

King of Scars

Leigh Bardugo

Frazzled: Ordinary Mishaps and Inevitable Catastrophes (graphic novel)

Booki Vivat

Hot Dog Girl

Jennifer Dugan

Thirteen Doorways, Wolves Behind Them All

Laura Ruby

The Book Thief

Marcus Zusak

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. 

Titles from this list may be used for various activities in which the students can choose to participate during Teen Read Week in October as well as Reading Madness in March.  



The Media Center is open for student use from 7:20am – 3:10pm
Students must have a pass from a teacher to use the media center.



  • Books may be checked out for three weeks.
    Overdue Material:
    • A notice will be sent to the student's homeroom for any overdue material.
    • It is the student's responsibility to return material by the date due.
    • Report cards will be held for material not returned and fines not paid by the end of the marking period.