6th Grade Reading List
Reading Suggestions for 6th Graders from the Weber County Library
After the bombing of Pearl Harbor, Japanese Americans on the West Coast are evacuated to camps in the Utah desert.
After his parents die, Jeffrey Lionel Magee's life becomes legendary, as he accomplishes athletic and other feats.
After Marvin, a beetle, makes a miniature drawing as an eleventh birthday gift for James, a human with whom he shares a house, the two new friends work together to help recover a Durer drawing stolen from the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
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.
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.
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.
An exciting retelling of the well-known Greek myth.
At the turn of the nineteenth century, a retired sixty-two-year-old charm school instructor, seeking fame and fortune, decided to do something that no one in the world had ever done before: go over Niagara Falls in a wooden barrel.
Examines the life and military career of Robert Smalls, a Southern slave who coordinated the theft of a Confederate gunship, went on to be promoted to the rank of captain in the Federal Navy, and appealed to President Lincoln to enlist five thousand former slaves into the Union army, breaking the U.S. Armed Forces color barrier.
A biography of Sarah Emma Edmonds, a Canadian-born woman who served as a spy in the Union Army during the Civil War.