Wellesley Middle School Summer Reading List: Entering 6th Grade
Find suggestions of what to read during the summer before 6th grade! This list is compiled of student and librarian recommended titles.
<ul><li><p> 13 Secrets by Michelle Harrison Fantasy The Accidental Hero by Matt Myklusch Action/Adventure, SciFi, Series Airborn by Kenneth Oppel Action/Adventure, SciFi, Series, Fantasy All The Answers by Kate Messner Fantasy The Apothecary by Maile Meloy Action/Adventure, Historical, Realistic The Arrival by Shaun Tan Realistic, Graphic Artemis Fowl by Eoin Colfer Action/Adventure, Fantasy Avalon High by Meg Cabot Realistic, Fantasy Because of Mr. Terupt by Rob Buyea Realistic Behind The Bedroom Walls by Laura E. Williams Historical Black Duck by Janet Taylor Lisle Mystery, Historical Book Thief by Marcus Zusak Historical Cold Sassy Tree by Olivia Ann Burns Historical, Short Stories Coraline by Neil Gaiman Horror, Fantasy The Divide by Elizabeth Kay Action/Adventure, Series, Fantasy </p><p> Eleven Seconds by Travis Roy Non-Fiction, Sports, Biography First Light by Rebecca Stead Action/Adventure, Realistic Fish by L.S. Matthews Action/Adventure, Historical Flush by Carl Hiaasen Realistic The Forbidden Library by Django Wexler Action/Adventure, Fantasy From Norvelt to Nowhere by Jack Gantos Funny, Mystery, Realistic The Green Glass Sea by Ellen Klages Historical Harry Potter series by J.K. Rowling Action/Adventure, Series, Fantasy Heads or Tails by Jack Gantos Funny, Realistic, Story Collection Heart Of A Samurai by Margi Preus Historical Hero's Guide to Saving Your Kingdom by Christopher Healy Funny, Fantasy The Heroes of Olympus series by Rick Riodan Action/Adventure, Series, Fantasy Holes by Louis Sachar Funny, Action/Adventure, Realistic The Hoops Whisperer by Idan Ravin Sports, Non-Fiction, Biography </p><p> Hoot by Carol Hiaasen Mystery, Realistic How I Survived my Summer Vacation by Robin Friedman Realistic The Hunger Games series by Suzanne Collins Action/Adventure, SciFi, Series Invasion of The Road Weenies by David Lubar Horror, Story Collection Iron Trial by Holly Black Action/Adventure, Fantasy Jack Henry series by Jack Gantos Funny, Realistic, Series Jake and Lily by Jerry Spinelli Realistic Joey Pigza series by Jack Gantos Funny, Realistic, Series The Julian Chapter by P.J. Palacio Realistic The Lemonade Wars by Jacqueline Davies Realistic, Series The Lions of Little Rock by Kristen Levine Historical Listening for Lucca by Suzanne LaFleur Fantasy The Little House on the Prairie by Laura Ingalls Wilder Historical, Realistic, Classic, Series Lockwood & Co. by Jonathan Stroud Action/Adventure, Horror, Series </p><p>Your job is to read two books you have not read before. Use this list to get ideas! It is made up of recommendations from current sixth graders and the middle school librarian. </p><p>Look for a to identify books that are a little easier, and a to identify books that are a little harder or about more challenging topics. </p><p>There are tags under the titles to help you figure out if youre interested in the book. </p><p>For more information about these books, book trailers, and your summer reading assignment, please go to www.wmslibrary.com </p></li><li><p>The Lost Children by Carolyn Cohagan Action, SciFi, Fantasy The Lost Hero series by Rick Riordan Action/Adventure, Fantasy, Series Magyk series by Angie Sage Action/Adventure, Fantasy, Series A Mango Shaped Space by Wendy Mass Realistic Maniac Magee by Jerry Spinelli Realistic, Sports Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs Mystery, Fantasy Mockingbird by Kathryn Erskine Realistic Moxie and the Art of Rule Breaking by Erin Dionne Action/Adventure, Mystery, Realistic The Mysterious Benedict Society by Trenton Lee Stewart Funny, Action/Adventure, Series, Fantasy The One and Only Ivan by Katherine Applegate Action/Adventure, Fantasy One for the Murphys by Linda Mullaly Hunt Realistic One of Those Hideous Books Where the Mother Dies by Sonya Sones Realistic Part of Me by Kimberly Willis Holt Historical, Story Collection Percy Jackson and the Olympians by Rick Riordan Action/Adventure, Series, Fantasy Peter Nimble and His Fantastic Eyes by Jonathan Auxier Action/Adventure, Fantasy The Potato Chip Puzzles by Eric Berlin Mystery, Realistic The Ranger's Apprentice series by John Flanagan Action/Adventure, Historical, Series, Fantasy The Raven's Gate by Anthony Horowitz Action/Adventure, Horror, Series, Fantasy The Red Blazer Girls by Michael D. Beil Mystery, Realistic The Red Pencil by Andrea David Pinkney Realistic </p><p>Redwall by Brian Jacques Action/Adventure, Series, Fantasy Reel Life Starring Us by Lisa Greenwald Realistic Revolution is Not a Dinner Party by Yin Chong Compenstine Historical, Realistic Savvy by Ingrid Law Fantasy, Series Shiloh by Phyllis by Reynolds Naylor Realistic, Classic Small as an Elephant by Jennifer Jacobson Action/Adventure, Realistic Smile by Raina Telgemeier Realistic, Biography, Graphic Spy School by Stuart Gibbs Mystery, Realistic Stanford Wong Flunks Big Time by Lisa Yee Funny, Realistic, Sports Stargirl by Jerry Spinelli Realistic Swindle series by Gordon Korman Funny, Mystery, Realistic, Series Sylo Chronicles by D.J. MacHale Mystery, SciFi, Series A Tale Dark and Grimm by Adam Gidwitz Fantasy The Tattooed Potato by Ellen Raskin Mystery, Realistic True Stories of Children From the Holocaust by Allan Zullo Historical, Non-Fiction The Undrowned Child by Michelle Lovric Historical, Fantasy Ungifted by Gordon Korman Funny, Realistic The Unwanteds by Lisa McMann Series, Fairy Tale The Westing Game by Ellen Raskin Mystery, Realistic When You Reach Me by Rebecca Stead Mystery, Realistic, SciFi Where The Mountain Meets the Moon by Grace Lin Fantasy, Fairy Tale </p><p>A Whole Nother Story by Cuthbert Soup Funny, Action/Adventure, Mystery, Scifi A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L'Engle Action/Adventure, Classic, SciFi, Fantasy Young Bond series by Charlie Higson Action/Adventure, Mystery, Realistic, Series Ms. Chessmans Recommendations Brown Girl Dreaming by Jacqueline Woodson Realistic, Biography The Candy Shop Wars by Brandon Mull Action/Adventure, Fantasy Chasing Vermeer by Blue Balliett Mystery, Realistic, Series From the Mixed Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler by E. L. Konigsburg. Realistic I, Freddy by Dietlof Reiche Fantasy, Animals Icefall by Matthew Kirby Action/Adventure, Fantasy One Crazy Summer by Rita Garcia Williams Historical, Realistic Princess Academy by Shannon Hale Series, Fantasy Saffys Angel by Hillary McKay Realistic, Series So B It by Sarah Weeks Realistic Stir it Up by Ramin Ganeshram Realistic When Audrey Met Alice by Rebecca Behrens Historical, Realistic </p></li></ul>