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Rising 6th Grade

Rising 6th Grade students will read a total of three books for summer reading - but, of course, we invite you to continue to find books to enjoy beyond these requirements. 

 

Book One is the Required Book for all students, Books Two and Three can be any book chosen from the 6th Grade Choice Titles list. These two books should be selected from two different genre categories. 

 

Click the image below for a link to full summer reading instructions from SGIS: 

Required Title:

Hatchet by Gary Paulsen

Choice Titles (choose two from different genres):

Genre: Fantasy/Sci-fi

Arlo Finch in the Valley of Fire by John August

Tumble & Blue by Cassie Beasley

The Storm Runner by JC Cervantes

A Tale Dark & Grimm by Adam Gidwitz

The Paladin Prophecy by Mark Frost

Orphan Island by Laurel Snyder

5 Worlds Book 1:The Sand Warrior by Mark Seigel

Genre: Get Real

The Crossover by Kwame Alexander

Booked by Kwame Alexander

Rebound by Kwame Alexander

Cyclone by Doreen Cronin

Blended by Sharon Draper

Real Friends by Shannon Hale

All's Faire in Middle School by Victoria Jamieson

Amina's Voice by Hena Kahn

Stars Beneath Our Feet by David Barclay Moore

Ghost by Jason Reynolds

Patina by Jason Reynolds

Sunny by Jason Reynolds

Genre: Explore History

The War That Saved My Life  by Kimberly Brubaker Bradley

The War I Finally Won by Kimberly Brubaker Bradley

Grenade by Alan Gratz

The Night Diary by Veera Hiranandani

Midnight Without a Moon by Linda WIlliams Jackson

Strong Inside: The True Story of How Perry Wallace Broke College Basketball's Color Line by Andrew Maraniss

Chasing King's Killer: The Hunt for Martin Luther King, Jr.'s Assassin by James Swanson

Beyond the Bright Sea by Lauren Wolk

Genre: Mystery & Suspense:

Small Spaces by Katherine Arden

Greetings from Witness Protection by Jake Burt

Space Case by Stuart Gibbs

The Parker Inheritance by Varian Johnson

Miles Morales: Spiderman by Jason Reynolds

Loot by Jude Watson

 

 

 

 

 

Hatchet Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9781416936473
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - December 26th, 2006

Arlo Finch in the Valley of Fire Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9781250294258
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Square Fish - January 8th, 2019

Tumble & Blue Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780147515551
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Puffin Books - August 28th, 2018

The Storm Runner (A Storm Runner Novel, Book 1) Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781368016346
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Rick Riordan Presents - September 18th, 2018

A Tale Dark and Grimm Cover Image
By Adam Gidwitz, Dan Santat (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9780142419670
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Puffin Books - August 18th, 2011

The Paladin Prophecy: Book 1 Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9780375871061
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Ember - January 7th, 2014

Orphan Island Cover Image
$6.99
ISBN: 9780062443427
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Walden Pond Press - October 2nd, 2018

5 Worlds Book 1: The Sand Warrior Cover Image
By Mark Siegel, Alexis Siegel, Xanthe Bouma (Illustrator), Matt Rockefeller (Illustrator), Boya Sun (Illustrator)
$12.99
ISBN: 9781101935880
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - May 2nd, 2017

The Crossover (The Crossover Series) Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780544935204
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: HMH Books for Young Readers - March 5th, 2019

Booked (The Crossover Series) Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9781328596307
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: HMH Books for Young Readers - March 5th, 2019

Rebound (The Crossover Series) Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780544868137
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: HMH Books for Young Readers - April 2nd, 2018

Cyclone Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9781481435260
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - May 8th, 2018

Blended Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781442495005
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Atheneum/Caitlyn Dlouhy Books - October 30th, 2018

Real Friends Cover Image
By Shannon Hale, LeUyen Pham (Illustrator)
$12.99
ISBN: 9781626727854
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: First Second - May 2nd, 2017

All's Faire in Middle School Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9780525429999
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Dial Books - September 5th, 2017

Amina's Voice Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9781481492072
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Salaam Reads / Simon & Schuster Books for You - May 2018

The Stars Beneath Our Feet Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9781524701277
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Yearling - January 8th, 2019

Ghost (Track #1) Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781481450157
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Atheneum/Caitlyn Dlouhy Books - August 30th, 2016

Patina (Track #2) Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9781481450195
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Atheneum/Caitlyn Dlouhy Books - October 23rd, 2018

Sunny (Track #3) Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9781481450225
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Published: Atheneum/Caitlyn Dlouhy Books - March 26th, 2019

The War That Saved My Life Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780147510488
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Puffin Books - May 31st, 2016

The War I Finally Won Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780147516817
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Published: Puffin Books - September 4th, 2018

Grenade Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781338245691
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Scholastic Press - October 9th, 2018

The Night Diary Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780735228528
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Puffin Books - April 23rd, 2019

Midnight Without a Moon Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9781328753632
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: HMH Books for Young Readers - December 5th, 2017

Strong Inside (Young Readers Edition): The True Story of How Perry Wallace Broke College Basketball's Color Line Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9781524737276
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Puffin Books - December 26th, 2017

Chasing King's Killer: The Hunt for Martin Luther King, Jr.'s Assassin Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9780545723336
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Published: Scholastic Press - January 2nd, 2018

Beyond the Bright Sea Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9781101994870
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Published: Puffin Books - September 18th, 2018

Small Spaces Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780525515029
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - September 25th, 2018

Greetings from Witness Protection! Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9781250179043
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Published: Square Fish - October 2nd, 2018

Space Case (Moon Base Alpha) Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9781442494879
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - October 13th, 2015

The Parker Inheritance Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780545946179
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Arthur A. Levine Books - March 27th, 2018

Miles Morales: Spider-Man (A Marvel YA Novel) Cover Image
By Jason Reynolds, Kadir Nelson (Illustrator)
$9.99
ISBN: 9781484788509
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Marvel Press - October 2nd, 2018

Loot Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780545468039
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Scholastic Paperbacks - May 26th, 2015