This is a great post for middle school readers.
“As a former Librarian and current Reading Specialist, I have to be ready with authors and titles for my reluctant readers. Going into our library of thousands of books can be overwhelming to students who are only there because they were brought or sent. If they go with an author or two in mind that I’ve assured them they WILL LOVE, it makes finding a book a lot easier.
These are my go-to authors not just because they are awesome, but because they have a body of work from which students can choose. When students find an author they like, they make a connection and will search for other books by that author. We John Grisham, Alice Hoffman and Stephen King fans understand this. (read more by following link)