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Top 10 Books for 6th Graders: A Guide for Parents

Looking for books that will capture the attention and interest of 6th graders? Look no further! We've curated a list of the best books for 6th graders that are guaranteed to make reading fun and enjoyable. From fantasy and adventure to historical fiction and contemporary tales, our list has something for every type of reader.

  1. "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone" by J.K. Rowling - Follow the life of young orphan Harry Potter as he discovers his true identity and the world of magic at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry.
  2. "The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe" by C.S. Lewis - Chronicles the adventures of four siblings who discover a magical land called Narnia through a wardrobe in an old country house.
  3. "The Hunger Games" by Suzanne Collins - Set in a post-apocalyptic world where children are forced to fight in a brutal annual event, this novel follows the story of Katniss Everdeen as she fights for survival and rebellion.
  4. "The Diary of a Young Girl" by Anne Frank - Written during World War II, this is the diary of a Jewish girl who is forced to hide in an attic with her family to avoid persecution by the Nazis.
  5. "The Giver" by Lois Lowry - In a seemingly perfect community, without war, pain, suffering, differences or choice, a young boy is chosen to learn from an elderly man about the true pain and pleasure of the "real" world.
  6. "Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief" by Rick Riordan - A boy discovers he's the son of Poseidon and sets out on a quest to prevent a war between the Greek gods.
  7. "The Secret Keepers" by Trenton Lee Stewart - A young boy discovers a powerful and valuable secret, and must avoid those who would use it for evil.
  8. "Wonder" by R.J. Palacio - The story of a boy with a facial deformity starting fifth grade, navigating the challenges of school and making friends.
  9. "The Westing Game" by Ellen Raskin - A group of people are brought together to solve the mysterious death of a wealthy businessman, and along the way, they learn about themselves and each other.
  10. "The Chronicles of Narnia" by C.S. Lewis - Follow the adventure of four siblings as they travel to the land of Narnia, a magical place where animals can talk, and where the evil White Witch is always scheming.

In conclusion, our list of top 10 books for 6th graders is a great resource for finding books that will inspire and engage young readers. We encourage parents, educators, and librarians to explore different genres and styles to find the perfect fit for your child. Reading should be enjoyable, so it's important to choose books that align with your child's interests and reading level. Happy book shopping!