CC Literature - Grade 6

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.

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Parvana’s Journey

This gripping novel and sequel to the international bestseller The Breadwinner tells the story of Parvana's quest to find her family in Afghanistan.

Prince of Pot

Legalizing weed doesn't mean that living on a secret, family-run grow-op is easy, especially when your new girlfriend is the daughter of a cop.

Severn Speaks Out

Severn Cullis-Suzuki’s 1992 Earth Summit speech, more relevant than ever, is part of the Speak Out series of inspiring speeches for young readers.

Sit

With a single powerful image, Deborah Ellis draws our attention to nine children and their situations, decisions and actions, with profound impacts.

Sita's Ramayana

A beautifully illustrated feminist graphic-novel version of the story of Sita from the great Indian epic -- The Ramayana.

Sleeping with the Light On

Life in Guatemala is simple for young Davico and his older brother Felipe … until soldiers invade, and the blackouts begin.

Snow Summer

To prevent the world from sinking into eternal winter, Wyn must embrace her hidden power.

Somos como las nubes / We Are Like the Clouds

An eloquent and timely plea for understanding refugees.

Sunny Days Inside

Linked short stories follow the interconnected lives of children living in one apartment building as they shelter in place during the pandemic.

The Bird in Me Flies

A prize-winning, illustrated novel in verse about a young girl who dreams of being an artist, inspired by the life of Swedish artist Berta Hansson.

The Breadwinner

"All girls [should read] The Breadwinner by Deborah Ellis." — Malala Yousafzai, New York Times