Just the other day, I had gone to Barnes & Noble and picked out a few books to engross myself with this summer. While I was there, I stumbled along the aisle with all of the popular "middle-school" reads and it made me think back to my middle school years and all of the amazing series of books I had read.

So for every person who grew up and went to middle school during the 2000s, this reading list is for you.

1. Harry Potter

2. Twilight

3. The Hunger Games

4. A Series of Unfortunate Events

5. American/Michigan Chillers

6. Goosebumps

7. Little House on the Prairie

8. Nancy Drew


9. Shadow Children Series


10. The Lord of the Rings


11. The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants


12. The Uglies


13. 13 Reasons Why


14. Looking for Alaska


15. Diary of Anne Frank


16. The Babysitters Club


17. Bailey School Kids


18. Magic Tree House


19. The Berenstain Bears


20. Hatchet


21. Tuck Everlasting


22. The Hobbit


23. 39 Clues


24. Pendragon & Eragon

25. The Wave

26. Where the Red Fern Grows


27. Phantom of the Opera

28. Junie B. Jones



29. The Boxcar Children


30. Confessions of a Shopaholic


31. Anne of Green Gables


32. Phoenix Rising


33. The 5th Wave


Now that you've relived your childhood and reminisced on some of your favorite past time reads, it's time to bring out the AR's again to see if you truly comprehended the storylines. Good luck.