CC Literature - Grade 6
The books in this collection fit specific expectations within the Grade 6 strands for literature as outlined in the Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts.
Who will be brave enough to make friends with the boy named Queen?
A boy ponders his place in the universe in this thoughtful story about the things that keep us up at night.
Meet ten remarkable African kings, queens, inventors, scholars and visionaries who changed the world.
Jewel is escaping an abusive home situation by living at school. After Maya discovers Jewel's secret, should she tell? Or can she help on her own?
A summer on an idyllic island surrounded by water and wildlife. What could possibly go wrong?
A beautifully illustrated novel in verse about a young Indian girl who tackles the taboos around sanitation in her village.
A story based on the real-life experiences of a young boy who was smuggled out of Ethiopia amid political unrest to start a new life in North America.
From award-winning author Sarah Ellis comes the story of an American draft dodger who turns up to stay with thirteen-year-old Charlotte and her family.
A sophisticated and original graphic novel about a young boy's reaction to his father's death.
From Sara Cassidy, acclaimed author of A Boy Named Queen, comes a stunning wordless graphic novel about friendship, loss and hope.
A story about family, loyalty, kindness and bravery, set against an all-too-possible future where climate change has forever changed the way we live.