6th Grade Reading List

Reading Suggestions for 6th Graders from the Weber County Library

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Full Cicada Moon
Artist/Author/Cast:
Hilton, Marilyn
Call Number:
JF Hilton
Description:
The Giant and How He Humbugged America
Artist/Author/Cast:
Murphy, Jim
Call Number:
J974.765 M9785g 2012
Description:
A description of the Cardiff Giant mystery in which a man in upstate New York buried a ten-foot-tall, petrified model of a man, which was discovered by well diggers a year later, and set into motion a money-making spectacle.
The Girl Who Drank the Moon
Artist/Author/Cast:
Barnhill, Kelly
Call Number:
JF Barnhill
Description:
The Girl Who Drew Butterflies : How Maria Merian's Art Changed Science
Artist/Author/Cast:
Sidman, Joyce (Contribution by)
Call Number:
J/YP 92 Merian
Description:
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.
Greenglass House
Artist/Author/Cast:
Milford, Kate; Zollars, Jaime (Illustrator)
Call Number:
JF Milford
Description:
Harriet Tubman and the Underground Railroad
Artist/Author/Cast:
Adler, David A.
Call Number:
J973.7115 092 A2375h 2013
Description:
Hello Universe
Artist/Author/Cast:
Kelly, Erin Entrada; Roxas, Isabel (Illustrator)
Call Number:
JF Kelly
Description:
How Tia Lola Came to Visit (Stay)
Artist/Author/Cast:
Alvarez, Julia; Cascardi, Andrea (Editor)
Call Number:
JF Alvarez
Description:
A Long Way from Chicago
Artist/Author/Cast:
Peck, Richard
Call Number:
JF Peck
Description:

A boy recounts his annual summer trips to Illinois with his sister to visit their grandmother during the Great Depression.

Loot: How to Steal a Fortune
Artist/Author/Cast:
Watson, Jude
Call Number:
JF Watson
Description:
Marcus Vega Doesn't Speak Spanish
Artist/Author/Cast:
Cartaya, Pablo
Call Number:
JF Medina
Description:
Masterminds
Artist/Author/Cast:
Korman, Gordon
Call Number:
JF Korman
Description:
Merci Suarez Changes Gears
Artist/Author/Cast:
Medina, Meg
Call Number:
JF Medina
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.
The Night Diary
Artist/Author/Cast:
Hiranandani, Veera
Call Number:
JF Hiranandani
Description:
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.
Call Number:
JF Johnson
Description:
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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