6th Grade Reading List
Reading Suggestions for 6th Graders from the Weber County Library
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.
Eleven-year-old Elijah, born free, feels as if he's in over his head when he sets out to recover stolen money.
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.
Lenny Flem Jr. is the only one standing between his evil-genius best friend, Casper, and world domination as Casper uses a spectacularly convincing fake mustache and the ability to hypnotize to rob banks, amass a vast fortune, and run for president.
Digory, forced to leave his hometown after his father is lost at sea, becomes an apprentice to the architect Henry Winstanley, who built a lighthouse on the treacherous Eddystone Reef.
Tracing the the scientific detective work that led to identification of this species, long thought to be extinct, Walker explores the habitat and physiology of the Coelacanth.