This companion to the popular Hot Links by the same author provides informative annotations for an additional 300+ fiction and nonfiction books--contemporary and classic--that support and enhance the middle school curriculum. The selected titles represent top-quality literature that ties into all areas of the curriculum. The books were chosen for the quality of writing, interest level, appropriateness of illustrations, and current availability. Additionally, the book includes a chapter highlighting the best of newly published literature and a chapter featuring titles that are presented in a unique and creative manner. A "Literature Links" section in the back of the book offers an easy-to-read chart that tells you exactly in which curricular areas a book can be used. Grades 5-9.