6th Grade Reading List
Reading Suggestions for 6th Graders from the Weber County Library
Built to last profiles 17 architectural and engineering marvels, from the Erie Canal to Boston's Big Dig.
After losing an acting role and fighting with her alcoholic stepfather, Kit is arrested for shoplifting and ordered to work, as part of her sentence, at an animal shelter.
Examines how developments in modern science, such as DNA analysis and spectroscopy, have helped to reopen archaeological mysteries.
Melding the entirely true and the wildly fictional, Dead End in Norvelt is a novel about an incredible two months for a kid named Jack Gantos, whose plans for vacation excitement are shot down when he is "grounded for life" by his feuding parents, and whose nose spews bad blood at every little shock he gets.
Thirteen-year-old Egbert, a planter's son on a pirate-infested Caribbean island, is on the run from a wealthy and powerful villain trying to kill him for his connection to a hidden treasure.
Eleven-year-old Elijah, born free, feels as if he's in over his head when he sets out to recover stolen money.
In a reflective tribute to the African-American community of old, noted poet Ntozake Shange recalls her childhood home and the close-knit group of innovators that often gathered there.
Emily's little Oregon town needs a library, and Emily decides to help create one.
A biography of the magician, ghost chaser, aviator, and king of escape artists whose amazing feats are remembered long after his death in 1926.
Extreme scientists battle some of the Earth's most intense conditions, from hurricanes to caves to the crowns of towering redwoods, in order to save lives, preserve species, and help us to better understand the way our planet works.