by 6th Grade Students will be required to read at least two of the following books during the summer. Year Published: 2018
Please note: this is NOT a complete summer reading list!
by Laurie Halse Anderson Year Published: 2008
The Seeds of America Series. Set in New York City at the beginning of the American Revolution, Chains addresses the price of freedom both for a nation and for individuals. Isabel tells the story of her life as a slave.
by Suzanne Collins Year Published: 2003
The Underland Chronicles. When Gregor and his little sister are pulled into a peculiar underground world, they set off an epic battle involving humans, bats, rats, cockroaches, and spiders while on a quest foretold by ancient prophecy.
by Christopher Paul Curtis Year Published: 1999
Ten-year-old Bud escapes a bad foster home and sets out in search of the man he believes to be his father.
by Adam Gidwitz Year Published: 2010
The Grimm Trilogy. Follow Hansel and Gretel as they walk out of their own story and into eight other Grimm-inspired tales. They encounter wicked creatures, such as witches, along with kindly strangers and other helpful folk. Humorous, fun reading!
by Cynthia Kadohata Year Published: 2007
A young soldier in Vietnam bonds with his bomb-sniffing dog.
by Kathleen Krull Year Published: 2007
Giants of Science series. Explained that gravity has its ups and downs!
by Jim Murphy Year Published: 2003
What really happened when the yellow fever epidemic swept through Philadelphia in 1793?