6th Grade Reading List
Reading Suggestions for 6th Graders from the Weber County Library
Learn about the successful efforts of scientists to bring threatened animals back from the brink of extinction. Delve into the threats to seven species, and the scientific and political efforts to coax them back from the brink of extinction. This rich, informational look at the problem of extinction has a hopeful tone: all of these animals' numbers are now on the rise.
Documents the work of an early twentieth-century paleontologist, named after the famous circus icon by his ambitious parents, who grew up to work for the American Museum of Natural History and discovered the first documented skeletons of the Tyrannosaurus Rex and other noteworthy species.
In the Stalinist era of the Soviet Union, ten-year-old Sasha idolizes his father, a devoted Communist, but when police take his father away and leave Sasha homeless, he is forced to examine his own perceptions, values, and beliefs.
Built to last profiles 17 architectural and engineering marvels, from the Erie Canal to Boston's Big Dig.
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.
Growing up in rural Texas in 1899, twelve-year-old Callie spends her time exploring the river and observing animals.