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6th Grade Reading List
Whether you are looking for a 6th grade reading list to supplement your child’s schooling or a great summer reading list, we have a list of books for you.
We included a list of inspiring biographies, classic novels and fun short stories that you may even remember reading when you were a kid.
Click on the story link for a complete description and reviews from Amazon if you want to learn more.
If you have never read these, they are even great to read as adults!
Abe Lincoln Grows Up
, by Carl Sandburg
The Complete Book of Christian Heroes by by Dave Jackson and Neta Jackson
Corrie Ten Boom, Keeper of the Angel's Den, by Janet & Geogg Benge
Nate Saint, On a Wing and a Prayer, by Janet & Geoff Benge
David Livingstone, Africa's Trailblazer, by Janet & Geogg Benge
C. S. Lewis: Christian and Storyteller, by Beatrice Gormley, Wm B. Eerdmans
Heroes Tales for Kids, Vol. 1, 2, and 3, by Dave and Neta Jackson
Margaret Bourke-White: Racing with a Dream, by Catherine A.. Welch
Secret Soldier: The Story of Deborah Sampson, by Ann McGovern, Scholastic Inc.
William Bradford, Plymouth's Faithful Pilgrim, by Gary D. Schmidt, William B. Eerdmans
Fiction Recommended Reading List
Across Five Aprils, by Irene Hunt, Follett
Around the World in Eighty Days, by Jules Verne
Caddie Woodlawn, by Carol Ryrie Brink, Macmillan
Gulliver's Travels, by Jonathan Swift.
Heidi, by Johanna Spyri
Johnny Tremain, by Ester Forbes
My Brother Sam Is Dead, by James Lincoln Collier and Christopher Collier
Sounder, by William H. Armstrong
Sourland, by William H. Armstrong
Short Stories for Sixth Grade Students
“A Candle for St. Bridget”
by Ruth Sawyer, published in A Newbery Christmas
“Farmer Giles of Ham" and "Smith of Wootton Major."by J. R. R. Tolkien
“Legend of Sleepy Hollow” by Washington Irving, The Sketch Book.
“The Reluctant Dragon” by Kenneth Graham, from Dream Stories
“Rikki Tikki Tavi” by Rudyard Kipling, from The Jungle Book
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