6th Grade Reading List
Reading Suggestions for 6th Graders from the Weber County Library
Introduces black holes, describing their physical features, how they were discovered, what causes them, and where they exist in space.
A boy recounts his annual summer trips to Illinois with his sister to visit their grandmother during the Great Depression.
Three children travel through space and battle an evil power to find their missing physicist father.
Documents the work of an early twentieth-century paleontologist, named after the famous circus icon by his ambitious parents, who grew up to work for the American Museum of Natural History and discovered the first documented skeletons of the Tyrannosaurus Rex and other noteworthy species.
In the Stalinist era of the Soviet Union, ten-year-old Sasha idolizes his father, a devoted Communist, but when police take his father away and leave Sasha homeless, he is forced to examine his own perceptions, values, and beliefs.
In this classic novel, the friendship between young Jess and Leslie grows as they meet in Terabithia, their secret hiding place.
Documents the story of the Baseball Hall of Fame honorees, tracing how the Acerra family of New Jersey formed their own semi-pro baseball team in the 1930s and became the longest-running all-brother team in history.
Built to last profiles 17 architectural and engineering marvels, from the Erie Canal to Boston's Big Dig.