Novel List
Sixth Grade Language Arts Reading List:

Short Stories (Title Author)

“Dragon, Dragon” John Gardner

“The Stone” Lloyd Alexander

“All Summer in a Day” Ray Bradbury

“Ta-Na-E-Ka” Mary Whitebird

“The Bracelet” Yoshiko Uchida

“The All American Slurp” Lensey Namioka

“La Bamba” Gary Soto

“Storm” Gary Paulsen

“Bringing Tang Home” Gina Spadafori

“The Fun They Had” Isaac Asimov

“The Nightingale” Hans Christian Anderson

“The Dog of Pompeii” Louis Untermeyer

“Zlateh the Goat” Isaac Bashevis Singer

Novel Units (Title, Author)

Loser, Jerry Spinelli

Summer of the Swans, Betsy Byars

The Pinballs, Betsy Byars

Hatchet, Gary Paulsen

Sounder, William H. Armstrong

The Giver, Lois Lowry

The Sign of the Beaver, Elizabeth George Speare

The Secret Garden, Frances Hodgson Burnett

Call It Courage, Armstrong Sperry

Among the Hidden, Margaret Peterson Haddix

City of Ember, Jeanne DuPrau

Where the Red Fern Grows, Wilson Rawls

How to Eat Fried Worms, Thomas Rockwell

Bridge to Teribithia, Katherine Paterson

The Pearl, John Steinbeck

Holes, Louis Sachar

Tuck Everlasting, Natalie Babbitt

A Wrinkle in Time, Madeleine L’Engle

Rules, Cynthia Lord

Read~Alouds (Title, Author)

The Cay, Theodore Taylor

A Single Shard,Linda Sue Park

They Cage the Animals at Night, Jennings Michael Burch

The Watsons Go To Birmingham-1963, Christopher Paul Curtis


Phantom of the Opera by Gaston Leroux

Aida a story told by Leontyne Price