What Is An Enjoyable Novel That An Eighth Grade Boy Can Read For Pleasure?

I specifically like biographies, action, history, and wars. Maybe you can conbine it into a bigoraphy about a historical war figure in an action-packed war which should be an enjoyable novel for an eighth grade boy to read for pleasure. If not just find one that comes close to all four subjects. The only 2 things the book must be is an enjoyable novel for an eighth grade boy to read for pleasure.

8 thoughts on “What Is An Enjoyable Novel That An Eighth Grade Boy Can Read For Pleasure?

  1. W.E.B. Griffin series “The Majors”,”The Captains” etc all about WWII.
    “Catcher in the Rye” Salinger

  2. Here is a book by a great author, Neil Gaiman.
    Not exactly what you requested, but a good read for anybody.
    “Neverwhere”.
    It happens below London, it is a fantasy with a lot of neat twists. If you should ever want to read a good fantasy book be sure to look this one up.
    I have read a lot of books about Hitler. They were all pretty interesting. One was his diary.

  3. The Call of the Wild…Jack London
    White Fang……………Jack London
    All Quiet on the Western Front……………Erich Maria Remarque
    Little Men……………..Louisa May Alcott
    Rangle River………..Zane Grey

  4. You may enjoy some classic adventure stories like:
    -The Prisoner of Zenda by Anthony Hope
    -The Scarlet Pimpernel by Baroness Orczy (French Revolution)
    -The Black Arrow by Robert Louis Stevenson (though I really enjoyed his book called The Master of Ballantrae) – War of the Roses
    -The Red Badge of Courage by Stephen Crane (about the American Civil War)
    -The Man in the Iron Mask by Alexandre Dumas
    -Ivanhoe by Sir Walter Scott
    -The Merry Adventures of Robin Hood by Howard Pyle
    -The Sea-Hawk by Rafael Sabatini (or Captain Blood)
    -Master and Commander by Patrick O’Brian
    I hope this helps. Happy reading!

  5. John Marsden’s Tomorrow Series – the seven books of the “Tomorrow” series are the story of how a group of Australian teenagers respond to the surprise invasion of their country.

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