The Hiding Place by Corrie Ten Boom. Most middle school students across the US read Anne Frank’s diary; this account from a Dutch Christian who helped hide Jews from the Nazis and later endured concentration camp will deepen students’ understanding of the Holocaust, and how one Christian family responded.
Love Does: Discover a Secretly Incredible Life in an Ordinary World by Bob Goff. Goff shares stories of outrageous love and whimsy.
Blue Like Jazz: Nonreligious Thoughts on Christian Spirituality by Donald Miller. In this intimate, soul-searching account, Miller describes his remarkable journey back to a culturally relevant, infinitely loving God.