Our Book Reviews

Our MiddleWeb Book Review Program

With help from volunteer readers (learn more), MiddleWeb publishes reviews of professional books that may be of interest to educators working with grades 4-8. You can visit our book review category to read short summaries of reviews, with the most recent reviews listed first.


Want to review for us? Here’s how!

You can also use our search tool (upper right corner of any page – it’s the magnifying glass icon) to search by title or author for a particular book. Some books may have several reviews.

You can also try these topical categories:

Social Studies | Science | Mathematics | Reading | Writing | Literacy | New Teachers | LeadershipClassroom Management | SEL | Engagement | Assessment | English Learners


Like a sample?

bookstack-tight-200

Not Light, But Fire: How to Lead Meaningful Race Conversations in the Classroom by Matthew R. Kay

Real Talk About Classroom Management: 50 Best Practices That Work and Show You Believe in Your Students by Serena Pariser

Teach Writing Well: How to Assess Writing, Invigorate Instruction, and Rethink Revision by Ruth Culham

The Aspiring Principal 50: Critical Questions for New and Future School Leaders by Baruti K. Kafele

A Teacher’s Guide to Reading Conferences (Grades K-8) by Jennifer Serravallo

History Class Revisited: Tools and Projects to Engage Middle School Students in Social Studies by Jody Passanisi

Universal Design Daily: 365 Ways to Teach, Support and Challenge All Learners by Paula Kluth

Advanced Common Core Math Explorations: Ratios, Proportions, & Similarity, Grades 5-8 by Jerry Burkhart

Creating Scientists: Teaching and Assessing Science Practice for the NGSS by Christopher Moore