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These texts were specifically chosen by Booksource to support sixth grade-level instruction based on the Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts and Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science, and Technical Subjects. The range of selected texts includes books narrated in first-person point of view (RL6.6), stories and dramas that lend themselves to a study of plot (RL.6.3), and texts from many different genres (RL.6.9) including literary nonfiction (RI.6.1).
CCSS Grade 6 Classroom Library See All

American Heritage Student Dictionary, The

Beowulf

Breakfast On Mars And 37 Other Delectable Essays

Caddie Woodlawn

Celtic Mythology Rocks!

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CCSS Grade 6 Literary Texts See All

Beowulf

Breakfast On Mars And 37 Other Delectable Essays

Caddie Woodlawn

Dovey Coe

George's Cosmic Treasure Hunt

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CCSS Grade 6 Informational Texts See All

American Heritage Student Dictionary, The

Celtic Mythology Rocks!

Cleopatra Rules! The Amazing Life Of The Original Teen Queen

Cowboys Of The Wild West

Days Of Decision: Mandela And Truth And Reconcilation

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CCSS Grade 6 Extension See All

"Who Could That Be At This Hour?"

12 Things To Know About Climate Change

1492: New World Tales

19 Varieties Of Gazelle: Poems Of The Middle East

Abel's Island

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CCSS Grade 6 Extensions + Literacy Cart See All

"Who Could That Be At This Hour?"

12 Things To Know About Climate Change

1492: New World Tales

19 Varieties Of Gazelle: Poems Of The Middle East

Abel's Island

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CCSS Grade 6 New Books See All

Boy On The Wooden Box: How The Impossible Became Possible... On Schindler's List, The

Call Of The Osprey

Hansel And Gretel

Honor Bound

Keeping The Night Watch

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CCSS Grade 6 Adventure & Survival Stories See All

Abel's Island

Anton And Cecil: Cats At Sea

Black Pearl, The

Dogsong

Jasmine Skies

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CCSS Grade 6 Books & Plays With Movie Adaptions See All

Bad Beginning, The

Giver, The

Golden Compass, The

Lion, The Witch, And The Wardrobe, The

Old Yeller

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CCSS Grade 6 Character Development See All

Belle Teal

Bushman Lives!

Freak The Mighty

Ida B:...And Her Plans To Maximize Fun, Avoid Disaster, And (Possibly) Save The World

Nothing But The Truth

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CCSS Grade 6 Classics See All

Anne Of Green Gables

Journey To The Center Of The Earth

Little Prince, The

Little Women

Treasure Island

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CCSS Grade 6 Fantasy & Science Fiction See All

Freedom Maze, The

Girl Who Could Fly, The

Green Boy

Rumpelstiltskin Problem, The

Search For Delicious, The

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CCSS Grade 6 Graphic Novels See All

Anne Frank: The Anne Frank House Authorized Graphic Biography

Around The World

Athena: Grey-Eyed Goddess

Frankenstein By Mary Shelley

Little White Duck: A Childhood In China

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CCSS Grade 6 High Interest Picture Books See All

Color Me A Rhyme: Nature Poems For Young People

Crossing Bok Chitto: A Choctaw Tale Of Friendship And Freedom

Grand Mosque Of Paris: A Story Of How Muslims Rescued Jews During The Holocaust, The

Heart And Soul: The Story Of America And African Americans

Lailah's Lunchbox

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CCSS Grade 6 Multicultural Characters See All

Child Of The Owl

Dragonwings

Habibi

If I Ever Get Out Of Here

Kizzy Ann Stamps

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CCSS Grade 6 Mysteries See All

Bunnicula Strikes Again!

Danger In The Dark

Dead Man In Indian Creek, The

Eyeball Collector, The

Fairy-Tale Detectives, The

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CCSS Grade 6 Mythology & Legends See All

Chinese Mythology Rocks!

Everything Mythology

I Am Arachne: Fifteen Greek And Roman Myths

Maya And Aztec Mythology Rocks!

Poseidon: Earth-Shaker

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CCSS Grade 6 Narrator Point Of View And Perspective See All

"Who Could That Be At This Hour?"

Chains

Chancey Of The Maury River

Dog's Life, A

Island Of The Blue Dolphins

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CCSS Grade 6 Poetry See All

19 Varieties Of Gazelle: Poems Of The Middle East

All The Broken Pieces

At The Sea Floor Cafe: Odd Ocean Critter Poems

Classic Poetry

Falling Down The Page

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CCSS Grade 6 Realistic Fiction See All

Absolutely Normal Chaos

Agony Of Alice, The

All Of The Above

Dancing Home

Divided We Fall

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CCSS Grade 6 Short Stories See All

1492: New World Tales

After: Nineteen Stories Of Apocalypse And Dystopia

Every Living Thing

Guys Read: True Stories

Rio Grande Stories

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CCSS Grade 6 Supernatural Stories See All

Graveyard Book, The

Half-A-Moon Inn, The

Haunted Houses (Are You Scared Yet?)

Headless Cupid, The

Kneebone Boy, The

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CCSS Grade 6 Ancient Civilizations Historical Fiction See All

Eagle Of The Ninth, The

Elephant's Friend And Other Tales From Ancient India, The

Golden Bull, The

I Survived The Destruction Of Pompeii, 79 A.D.

Marathon

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CCSS Grade 6 Ancient Civilizations Informational Texts See All

Ancient Africa

Ancient Mesopotamia: The Sumerians, Babylonians, And Assyrians

Aztec Empire

China

Discover Ancient Rome

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CCSS Grade 6 International Characters See All

After Peaches

Boggart, The

Extra Credit

Listening For Lions

Pedro's Journal

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CCSS Grade 6 International Studies See All

Burj Khalifa: The Tallest Tower In The World

Canadian Taiga

England: The Land

India: The People

Italy

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CCSS Grade 6 Sports Stories See All

Baseball Great

Bat 6

End Zone

Guys Read: The Sports Page

Hothead

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CCSS Grade 6 Sports Informational Texts See All

Ballpark: The Story Of America's Fields

Greatest: Muhammad Ali, The

Henry Aaron's Dream

How Soccer Works

Impact Of Technology In Sports, The

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CCSS Grade 6 Westward Expansion Historical Fiction See All

Adventurous Deeds Of Deadwood Jones, The

Ballad Of Lucy Whipple, The

Death Valley: California 1849

P.K. Pinkerton And The The Deadly Desperados

Rachel's Journal: The Story Of A Pioneer Girl

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CCSS Grade 6 Westward Expansion Informational Texts See All

Bad Guys And Gals Of The Wild West

Building The Transcontinental Railroad

Bull's-Eye: A Photobiography Of Annie Oakley

Children Of The Wild West

Cowgirl Way: Hats Off To America's Women Of The West, The

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CCSS Grade 6 Activist Biographies & Memoirs See All

Frederick Douglass: Leader Of The Abolitionist Movement

Helen Keller: A New Vision

I Am Malala (Young Reader's Edition)

Jane Goodall: Animal Scientist

John Lewis In The Lead

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CCSS Grade 6 Author Biographies & Memoirs See All

Bad Boy: A Memoir

Boy: Tales Of Childhood

Brown Girl Dreaming

Jacqueline Woodson

Laura Ingalls Wilder

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CCSS Grade 6 New Science Informational Texts See All

12 Things To Know About Climate Change

Earth's Cycles

Guinea Pig Scientists: Bold Self-Experimenters In Science And Medicine

National Geographic Kids Almanac 2016

Science Of A Shipwreck, The

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CCSS Grade 6 Persuasive Informational Texts See All

Animal Testing: Life-Saving Research vs. Animal Welfare

Banned Books

Genetic Modification: Should Humans Control Nature?

Global Positioning System: Who's Tracking You?

Let's Think About Animal Rights

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CCSS Grade 6 Primary Source Materials See All

Always Inventing: A Photobiography Of Alexander Graham Bell

Auschwitz: Voices From The Death Camp

Breaker Boys: How A Photograph Helped End Child Labor

Girl From The Tar Paper School: Barbara Rose Johns And The Advent Of The Civil Rights Movement, The

Port Chicago 50: Disaster, Mutiny, And The Fight For Civil Rights, The

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CCSS Grade 6 Social Emotional Learning See All

Against All Odds

I Rode A Horse Of Milk White Jade

If I Had A Hammer

Is It Still Cheating If I Don't Get Caught?

It's Our World, Too! Young People Who Are Making A Difference

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CCSS Grade 6 Technology & Engineering Informational Texts See All

Audio Engineering And The Science Of Sound Waves

From Butterfly Wings To... Display Technology

Great Aircraft Designs 1900 - Today

Impact Of Technology In Art, The

Large Hadron Collider, The

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