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Sixth Grade Reading List







Barnhill, Kelly Regan
J BARNH

An epic fantasy about a young girl raised by a witch, a swamp monster, and a Perfectly Tiny Dragon, who must unlock the powerful magic buried deep inside her.
Castaldo, Nancy F.
J 636.70886 CASTA

Readers will discover how detection dogs are able to use their noses to find everything from people, both alive and dead, to explosives to . . . whale poop. These working dogs work to please, work to play, and work for love.
Douglas, Gabrielle
B D7454G

In this personal autobiography, Olympic gold medalist Gabrielle tells her story of faith, perseverance, and determination, demonstrating you can reach your dreams if you let yourself soar.
Gidwitz, Adam
J GIDWI

A peasant girl and her holy greyhound, an oblate on a mission from his monastery, and a young Jewish boy travel across medieval France to escape persecution and save holy texts from being burned
Gonzales, Andrea, and Sophie Houser
TEEN 005.1 G58G

Perfect for aspiring coders, this is the story of two teenage tech phenoms who met at Girls Who Code summer camp, teamed up to create a viral video game, and ended up becoming world famous.
Mass, Wendy
J MASS

When four twelve-year-olds compete in the Confectionary Association's annual contest, they unexpectedly become friends and uncover secrets about themselves during the process.
Selznick, Brian
J SELZN

When twelve-year-old Hugo, an orphan living and repairing clocks within the walls of a Paris train station in 1931, meets a mysterious toyseller and his goddaughter, his undercover life and his biggest secret are jeopardized.
Sheinkin, Steve
J 623.4511 SHEIN

This is the story of the plotting, the risk-taking, the deceit, and genius that created the world's most formidable weapon-- the atomic bomb.
Stewart, Trenton Lee
J STEWA

After passing a series of mind-bending tests, four children are selected for a secret mission that requires them to go undercover at the Learning Institute for the Very Enlightened, where the only rule is that there are no rules.
Van Draanen, Wendelin
J VANDR

Thirteen-year-old Sammy's penchant for speaking her mind gets her in trouble when she involves herself in the investigation of a robbery at the "seedy" hotel across the street from the seniors' building where she is living with her grandmother.