Best Books for Sixth-GradersDoes your reader love books full of complex characters and thought-provoking themes? Do they want to be challenged but still find themselves deeply immersed in a great story? It can be hard for , , and year-old readers who read at a high school or higher level to find books that meet their reading needs but are still appropriate for their age and experience. For readers like this, I worry less about what Lexile or Guided Reading level a specific book is and look for books that will offer them a chance to go deeper in their thinking about characters and situations. Here are 14 books that are loved by young readers on Bookopolis. These are recommended for readers who enjoy complex characters, extensive world-building, and rich writing.
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Was anyone else obsessed with reading historical fiction as a middle schooler? There is still a long way to go to diversifying all categories of books. But we are definitely seeing progress in the kinds of historical fiction books for middle school being published today. The story of Moses, a Jewish boy born into slavery and eventually adopted by an Egyptian princess, is well-known. As she sacrifices again and again to protect her baby brother, Almah begins to feel more connected to the Egyptian gods than her own Hebrew religion.
Students will be required to read a minimum of 6 books from this list throughout the year-1 book each 6 weeks. They will be required to complete 1 activity for each book. They can take an AR test on the book OR they can make up a 10 question test. This is their choice. They can choose 1 project from a variety of choices. Examples-wordle, book summary, poster, etc. Have you used any of the historical fiction by Ann Rinaldi?
13 Novels for Kids in Grades 4 Through 8
Print book list. In both stories, a teenage character is stranded in the wilderness following a plane crash. In I Am the Ice Worm , year-old Allison is rescued from the Alaskan wild by an Inupiat trapper, who takes her to his village to stay until she can be reunited with her mother. Find I Am the Ice Worm at your local library. The story is about Brian, 13, and how he manages to survive 54 days in the Canadian wilderness after a plane crash.