Books for the 6th grader

A Listmania! list by Marisa Mcdowell "For their sakes and our own" (Omaha, NE USA)
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The list author says: "Books that every 6th grader should have the opportunity to read and love. Fiction, Non-fiction, History, Drama, Poetry"
The Borrowers
1.  The Borrowers by Mary Norton
The list author says:
  "Wonderful - continue on the series - but this is really the ONE - skip the movie"
Used & New from: $1.58
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (186 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

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The Prince and the Pauper : A Tale for Young People of all Ages
2.  The Prince and the Pauper : A Tale for Young People of all Ages by Mark Twain
The list author says:
  "Unabridged"
$21.59   Used & New from: $15.47
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (129 customer reviews)

Harry Potter Paperback Box Set (Books 1-7)
3.  Harry Potter Paperback Box Set (Books 1-7) by J. K. Rowling
The list author says:
  "One of the best book series ever written, for any age. Don't let the hype scare you off - if you haven't read them, read them yourself - better yet read them together."
$50.28   Used & New from: $34.99
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2,228 customer reviews) | 73 customer discussions

Harry Potter Years 1-6 Gift Set (Widescreen Edition)
4.  Harry Potter Years 1-6 Gift Set (Widescreen Edition) DVD ~ Daniel Radcliffe
The list author says:
  "They are a must"
$37.98   Used & New from: $32.48
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (340 customer reviews) | 15 customer discussions

The Westing Game
5.  The Westing Game by Ellen Raskin
The list author says:
  "Plot, intrigue, should be required reading, but it just reads so fun"
Used & New from: $2.66
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,083 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

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The Children of Green Knowe
6.  The Children of Green Knowe by L. M. Boston
The list author says:
  "keep reading: the series is wonderful"
$6.95   Used & New from: $0.01
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (44 customer reviews)

the Witch of Blackbird Pond
7.  the Witch of Blackbird Pond by Elizabeth George Speare
Used & New from: $0.97
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (770 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

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The White Mountains
8.  The White Mountains by John Christopher
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4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (174 customer reviews)

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The Book of Three (The Chronicles of Prydain Book 1)
9.  The Book of Three (The Chronicles of Prydain Book 1) by Lloyd Alexander
The list author says:
  "The whole series is a must not a maybe"
$6.99   Used & New from: $0.01
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (145 customer reviews)

Hitty Her First Hundred Years
10.  Hitty Her First Hundred Years by Rachel Field
$7.99   Used & New from: $0.01
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (53 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Matilda
11.  Matilda by Roald Dahl
$6.00   Used & New from: $0.01
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (705 customer reviews) | 4 customer discussions

Matilda (Special Edition)
12.  Matilda (Special Edition) DVD ~ Danny DeVito
$5.00   Used & New from: $0.46
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (698 customer reviews) | 4 customer discussions

The Giver (Giver Quartet)
13.  The Giver (Giver Quartet) by Lois Lowry
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4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (7,100 customer reviews) | 9 customer discussions

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Holes: 10th Anniversary Edition
14.  Holes: 10th Anniversary Edition by Louis Sachar
The list author says:
  "Definitely watch the movie after - both are fantastic, and so strange - wonderful!"
$14.84   Used & New from: $3.34
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4,088 customer reviews) | 7 customer discussions

Holes (Widescreen Edition)
15.  Holes (Widescreen Edition) DVD ~ Sigourney Weaver
$5.29   Used & New from: $0.01
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (583 customer reviews)

The Dark Is Rising (Boxed Set): Over Sea, Under Stone; The Dark Is Rising; Greenwitch; The Grey King; Silver on the Tree (The Dark Is Rising Sequence)
16.  The Dark Is Rising (Boxed Set): Over Sea, Under Stone; The Dark Is Rising; Greenwitch; The Grey King; Silver on the Tree (The Dark Is Rising Sequence) by Susan Cooper
Used & New from: $6.96
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (308 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

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The Seeker
17.  The Seeker DVD ~ Alexander Ludwig
The list author says:
  "The first of the Dark is Rising series on film - I am not sure if they are going to keep going but my daughter loved it. (No comparison to Harry Potter for me though)."
$9.98   Used & New from: $0.01
3.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (145 customer reviews)

Of Nightingales That Weep
18.  Of Nightingales That Weep by Haru Wells
The list author says:
  "wonderful and romantic story of feudal japan"
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3.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (30 customer reviews)

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Black Ships Before Troy
19.  Black Ships Before Troy by Rosemary Sutcliff
The list author says:
  "Wonderful introduction to Homer."
Used & New from: $4.94
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (64 customer reviews)

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The Odyssey
20.  The Odyssey by Homer
The list author says:
  "Perfect to listen to as a elementary introduction - will read and listen to for years to come"
$26.35   Used & New from: $18.90
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (334 customer reviews)

Shakespeare Stories
21.  Shakespeare Stories by Leon Garfield
The list author says:
  "A little bit of Shakespeare every year"
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (8 customer reviews)

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The Roman Empire and the Dark Ages (History of Everyday Things)
22.  The Roman Empire and the Dark Ages (History of Everyday Things) by Giovanni Caselli
Used & New from: $5.79
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)

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The World in the Time of Marco Polo (The World in the Time of... Series)
23.  The World in the Time of Marco Polo (The World in the Time of... Series) by Fiona MacDonald
Used & New from: $3.14
3.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)

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The Middle Ages: An Illustrated History (Oxford Illustrated Histories Y/A)
24.  The Middle Ages: An Illustrated History (Oxford Illustrated Histories Y/A) by Barbara Hanawalt
$34.19   Used & New from: $2.21
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (7 customer reviews)

Knights & Castles: 50 Hands-On Activities to Explore the Middle Ages (Kaleidoscope Kids Books (Williamson Publishing))
25.  Knights & Castles: 50 Hands-On Activities to Explore the Middle Ages (Kaleidoscope Kids Books (Williamson Publishing)) by Avery Hart
Used & New from: $1.43
3.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (25 customer reviews)

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Medieval World (World History)
26.  Medieval World (World History) by Jane Bingham
The list author says:
  "If you only get one - this is the one"
Used & New from: $5.86
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)

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DK Eyewitness Books: Islam
27.  DK Eyewitness Books: Islam by Philip Wilkinson
The list author says:
  "Great introduction to the early history of and rise of Islam"
$13.23   Used & New from: $0.01
3.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (8 customer reviews)

Story of the Crusades (Dover History Coloring Book)
28.  Story of the Crusades (Dover History Coloring Book) by John Green
Used & New from: $4.24
3.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)

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Samurai: Warlords of Japan (High Interest Books)
29.  Samurai: Warlords of Japan (High Interest Books) by Arlan Dean
Used & New from: $0.90
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)

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British version of Harry Potter books 16 16 days ago
Is The Giver appropriate for a class of 10-year-olds? 73 Sep 16, 2014
Does Jonas die? 25 Aug 6, 2014
whats the differance (if there is any) for the first editions?? 33 Jul 23, 2014
Tell me a book you'd like to see made into a movie. 1 Jun 10, 2014
E-Book broken, last pages missing 4 May 5, 2014
Tell me a book you'd like to see made into a movie. 5 Apr 25, 2014
Barrowing Harry Potter 0 Mar 10, 2014
Book 7 0 Feb 5, 2014
Strong images of girls in books and movies 0 Dec 20, 2013
Need something besides The Giver 4 May 30, 2013
What next after Harry Potter and Percy Jackson? 8 Mar 30, 2013
 
   

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