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Summer Reading for Students entering 6th Grade

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Hatchet
ISBN: 9780689840920
After a plane crash, thirteen-year-old Brian spends fifty-four days in the wilderness, learning to survive initially with only the aid of a hatchet given to him by his mother, and learning also to survive his parents' divorce.
A Newbery Honor Book.

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Lawn Boy
ISBN: 0385746865
Things get out of hand for a twelve-year-old boy when a neighbor convinces him to expand his summer lawn mowing business

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Whipping Boy
ISBN: 9780688062163
A bratty prince and his whipping boy have many adventures when they inadvertently trade places after becoming involved with dangerous outlaws.
Newbery Medal, 1987.

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The Higher Power of Lucky
ISBN: 9781416901945
Fearing that her legal guardian plans to abandon her to return to France, ten-year-old aspiring scientist Lucky Trimble determines to run away while also continuing to seek the Higher Power that will bring stability to her life.
Newbery Award, 2007

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The Mostly True Adventures of Homer P. Figg
ISBN: 0439668182
Twelve-year-old Homer, a poor but clever orphan, has extraordinary adventures after running away from his evil uncle to rescue his brother, who has been sold into service in the Civil War.
Newbery Honor Book, 2010.

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The Graveyard Book
ISBN: 0060530936
After the grisly murder of his entire family, a toddler wanders into a graveyard where the ghosts and other supernatural residents agree to raise him as one of their own.
Newbery Medal, 2009

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Crispin: The Cross of Lead
ISBN: 9780786826476
Falsely accused of theft and murder, an orphaned peasant boy in fourteenth-century England flees his village and meets a larger-than-life juggler who holds a dangerous secret.
Newbery medal winner, 2003.

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Rules
ISBN: 9780439443821
Frustrated at life with an autistic brother, twelve-year-old Catherine longs for a normal existence but her world is further complicated by a friendship with a young paraplegic.
Newbery Honor Book, 2007

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A Year Down Yonder
ISBN: 9780803725188
In 1937, during the Depression, fifteen-year-old Mary Alice, initially apprehensive about leaving Chicago to spend a year with her fearsome, larger-than-life grandmother in rural Illinois, gradually begins to better understand and admire her grandmother's unusual qualities.
Sequel to: A long way from Chicago.
Newbery Medal, 2001

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Whittington
ISBN: 9780375828652
he last warm afternoon of Autumn.
Whittington, a feline descendant of Dick Whittington's famous cat of English folklore, appears at a rundown barnyard plagued by rats and restores harmony while telling his ancestor's story.
Newbery Honor Book, 2006

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Holes
ISBN: 9780374332655
Stanley Yelnats is sent to a hellish correctional camp in the Texas desert where he finds his first real friend, a treasure, and a new sense of himself.
Newbery Medal 1999.
Sunshine State Young Readers Award, 2002/2003.

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Heck : where the bad kids go
ISBN: 0375840753
When timid Milton and his older, scofflaw sister Marlo die in a marshmallow bear explosion at Grizzly Mall, they are sent to Heck, an otherworldly reform school from which they are determined to escape.

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Charlotte's Web
ISBN: 9780060263850
Wilbur, the pig, is desolate when he discovers that he is destined to be the farmer's Christmas dinner until his spider friend, Charlotte, decides to help him.

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Diary of a wimpy kid : dog days
ISBN: 9780810983915
In the latest diary of middle-schooler Greg Heffley, he records his attempts to spend his summer vacation sensibly indoors playing video games and watching television, despite his mother's other ideas.

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The tale of Despereaux : being the story of a mouse, a princess, some soup, and a spool of thread
ISBN: 0763617229
The adventures of Desperaux Tilling, a small mouse of unusual talents, the princess that he loves, the servant girl who longs to be a princess, and a devious rat determined to bring them all to ruin.
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Newbery Award, 2004

 
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