6th Grade Reading List

Reading Suggestions for 6th Graders from the Weber County Library

Found
Artist/Author/Cast:
Haddix, Margaret Peterson
Call Number:
JF Haddix
Description:

When thirteen-year-old friends Jonah and Chip, who are both adopted, find out that they were discovered on a plane that appeared out of nowhere, full of babies, with no adults on board, they realize that they have uncovered a mystery involving time travel and two opposing forces, each trying to capture them.

Good Masters! Sweet Ladies!: Voices From a Medieval Village
Artist/Author/Cast:
Schlitz, Laura Amy; Byrd, Robert (Illustrator)
Call Number:
J812.6 S3442g 2007
Description:

A collection of short one-person plays featuring characters, between ten and fifteen years old, who live in or near a thirteenth-century English manor.

Harriet Tubman and the Underground Railroad
Artist/Author/Cast:
Adler, David A.
Call Number:
J973.7115 092 A2375h 2013
Description:
Hokey Pokey
Artist/Author/Cast:
Spinelli, Jerry
Call Number:
JF Spinelli
Description:
How Tia Lola Came to Visit (Stay)
Artist/Author/Cast:
Alvarez, Julia; Cascardi, Andrea (Editor)
Call Number:
JF Alvarez
Description:
Listening for Lucca
Artist/Author/Cast:
LaFleur, Suzanne
Call Number:
JF LaFleur
Description:
Mystery on Everest
Artist/Author/Cast:
Salkeld, Audrey; Anker, Conrad (Foreword by)
Call Number:
J796.522092 S1672m
Description:

Discusses the life of British mountain climber, George Mallory, the discovery of his body seventy-five years after his death, and the debate over whether Mallory was the first person to reach the top of Mount Everest.

One Crazy Summer
Artist/Author/Cast:
Williams-Garcia, Rita
Call Number:
JF Williams-Garcia
Description:

In the summer of 1968, after traveling from Brooklyn to Oakland, California, to spend a month with the mother they barely know, eleven-year-old Delphine and her two younger sisters arrive to a cold welcome.

Operation Yes
Artist/Author/Cast:
Holmes, Sara Lewis
Call Number:
JF Holmes
Description:

In her first ever teaching job, Miss Loupe uses improvisational acting exercises with her sixth-grade students at an Air Force base school, and when she experiences a family tragedy, her previously skeptical class members use what they have learned to help her, her brother, and other wounded soldiers.

Perseus
Artist/Author/Cast:
McCaughrean, Geraldine
Call Number:
J398.20938 M1235p 2003
Description:

An exciting retelling of the well-known Greek myth.

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