6th Grade Reading List

Reading Suggestions for 6th Graders from the Weber County Library

Case Closed?: Nine Mysteries Unlocked by Modern Science
Artist/Author/Cast:
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Call Number:
J902 H8946c 2010
Description:

Examines how developments in modern science, such as DNA analysis and spectroscopy, have helped to reopen archaeological mysteries.

Dead End in Norvelt
Artist/Author/Cast:
Gantos, Jack
Call Number:
JF Gantos
Description:

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.

Double Fudge
Artist/Author/Cast:
Blume, Judy
Call Number:
JF Blume
Description:
Elijah of Buxton
Artist/Author/Cast:
Curtis, Christopher Paul
Call Number:
JF Curtis
Description:

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 Runaway Imagination
Artist/Author/Cast:
Cleary, Beverly; Krush, Joe (Illustrator); Krush, Beth (Illustrator); Dockray, Tracy (Illustrator)
Call Number:
JF Cleary
Description:

Emily's little Oregon town needs a library, and Emily decides to help create one.

Escape: The Story of the Great Houdini
Artist/Author/Cast:
Fleischman, Sid
Call Number:
J92 Houdini 2006
Description:

A biography of the magician, ghost chaser, aviator, and king of escape artists whose amazing feats are remembered long after his death in 1926.

Explore!: The Most Dangerous Journeys of All Time
Artist/Author/Cast:
Kespert, Deborah
Call Number:
J910.922 K4223e 2013
Description:
Fake Mustache: Or, How Jodie o`Rodeo and Her Wonder Horse (And Some Nerdy Kid) Saved the U. S. Presidential Election from a Mad Genius
Artist/Author/Cast:
Angleberger, Tom
Call Number:
JF Angleberger
Description:

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.

Fearless
Artist/Author/Cast:
Woodruff, Elvira
Call Number:
JF Woodruff
Description:

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.

Fossil Fish Found Alive: Discovering the Coelacanth
Artist/Author/Cast:
Walker, Sally M.
Call Number:
J597.39 W1845f
Description:

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.

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