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Blog 6th Grades List One - Teen Fiction Reviews from 6th Grade

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    thTeen Fiction Reviews from 6 Grade Students

    Written During Past Summer Reading Programs

    All ratings are out of 5, with 1 being the worst and 5 being the best

    Emily Windsnap and the Castle In The Mist by Sarah Gibb

    Genre: Fantasy

    Rating: 5 stars

This is a book about a semi-mermaid named Emily. She lives on Allpoints Island, which is half air, half water. One day she finds

    a ring, a very special ring. Neptune finds out and tries to get the ring but it wont come off her finger. Then she is whisked away to a place in the middle of the ocean. Will she figure out how to get back, and what the ring is?

    On The Other Side of the Hill by Roger Lea MacBride

    Genre: Fiction

    Rating: 5 stars

    This is a book about a girl named Rose, who is a part of the Little House series. This book tells a lot about her school life and her friend, Blanche Coday. It also tells about the improvements that are happening to the farm. Then it tells about the good

    times that turn into bad times. What will happen?

    Storm Rescue by Laurie Anderson

    Genre: Realistic Fiction

    Rating: 5 stars

This is a book about a girl named Sunita, who is a volunteer vet. She lives and works in Ambler, where the hurricane Felix is

    affecting her. Even though it is getting pretty harsh, people keep saying, "We'll be fine." One day Sunita's favorite pet gets

    stuck in her attic while the rest of her house is underwater. Will Sunita be able to save her?

    Time to Fly by Laurie Anderson

    Genre: Realistic Fiction

    Rating: 5 stars

This is a book about a girl named Zoe. Zoe works at an animal clinic. One day, she sees a flock of parrots behind the clinic. Zoe

    decides to save the parrots. Meanwhile, her Mom gives her an invitation to live with her. Will Zoe get it all done?

    Teachers Pet by Laurie Anderson

    Genre: Realistic Fiction

    Rating: 4 stars

This is a book about a girl named Maggie. Maggie is a vet volunteer. Now that summer is over, she is starting middle school.

    The problem is Maggie is not the greatest student, and school is like misery. Then in her science class her teacher is blind and has a guide dog. They are having trouble together. Will Maggie figure out what to do?

    Little Town in the Ozarks by Roger Lea MacBride

    Genre: Fiction

    Rating: 5 stars

    After many hardships on the farm, the Wilder family heads off to start a new life in town. They decide to live in the house their wealthy dying grandfather bought for their use. But they dont like town life. They have to stay there until they pay off their

    debts. Will they be able to go back to the farm soon?

    New Dawn on Rocky Ridge by Roger Lea MacBride

    Genre: Fiction

    Rating: 5 stars

    Since times on the farm are not so great, the Wilder family is still living in town. They have paid off most of their debts. Now Rose is growing older and will soon graduate school. She is also falling in love. What will happen as she keeps growing older?

    On the Banks of the Bayou by Roger Lea MacBride

    Genre: Fiction

    Rating: 5 stars

    In this book Rose goes away for a year with her aunt to Louisiana to finish school. Her aunt lives in a huge house but she is not very wealthy. While she is there she finds a beau. She has a very busy life there. Read this book to find out what happens in the end!

    Meet Rebecca by Jacqueline Greene

    Genre: Realistic Fiction

    Rating: 5 stars

This is a book about a girl Rebecca, who lives during the early 1900's. Her father owns a shoe store. One day they find out

    they have to send tickets to their sick family in Germany. Rebecca decides to sell her sewing at the shop. Will they get enough money?

    Jimmy's Stars by Mary Rodman

    Genre: Realistic Fiction

    Rating: 5 stars

    In this book, Ellie's brother Jimmy goes away to battle. Ellie is heartbroken because she and Jimmy were so close. But, she and Jimmy kept in contact. Luckily Jimmy is only a doctor. Then he gets shipped to England. What will happen to Jimmy?

    Bachelor Girl by Roger Lea MacBride

    Genre: Fiction

    Rating: 5 stars

    This book was the last in the Rose series. I really enjoyed reading it. I think Rose is a strong character. She survives many hardships. I cannot wait to read the other books.

    The Toothpaste Millionaire by Jean Merrill

    Genre: Realistic Fiction

    Rating: 5 stars

    I enjoyed reading this book. This is a funny book about a kid named Rufus. Rufus is very smart. One day he goes shopping for his mother. When he goes to buy toothpaste he sees that it is very expensive. So he decides to make his own. Then he ends up

    selling it. Will he make a lot of money?

    Blow Out the Moon by Libby Koponen

    Genre: Auto-biography

    Rating: 5 stars

This is a book about a girl named Libby Koponen. She is an American girl who moves to England. While she is in England she

    starts out horrible and ends up going to Sibton Park Boarding School. It is a great school and Libby starts to like England more. Will everything turn out all right?

    Little House in the Highlands by Melissa Wiley

    Genre: Historical Fiction

    Rating: 5 stars

    This story takes place in the 1700's when Martha Morse was a girl. She is Laura Ingall's great-grandmother. Martha is a laird’s daughter. She has many times she needs to behave. Even though she would rather play she survives.

    Little House by Boston Bay by Melissa Wiley

    Genre: Historical

    Rating: 5 stars

This is a book about Laura Ingall's grandmother who lived in the 1800's. It is 1814 and she is five years old now. She lives in

    Roxbury Mass with her large family. She is a very lively thoughtful girl for her age. She has many adventures.

    Little House in Brookfield by Maria D. Wilkes

    Genre: Historical

    Rating: 5 stars

This is a book about a girl named Caroline. She lives in Brookfield, Wisconsin, with her mother, grandmother, and five siblings.

    Her father was lost at sea one year ago. Caroline's family struggles to survive, yet they have many adventures.

    Little Town at the Crossroads by Maria D. Wilkes

    Genre: Historical

    Rating: 5 stars

Caroline Quiner lives in a poor family with no father. Towards the beginning of the book Caroline has some Fourth of July

    adventures. She marches in a parade! But with one good thing comes a bad. Her mother receives a letter saying they have to

    move soon. Will they find a house in time?

    Little Clearing in the Woods by Maria D. Wilkes

    Genre: Historical

    Rating: 5 stars

In this book Caroline Quiner settles into a new home. The family is not doing well to start off. But then mother gets a job and

    the kids help. Things start looking better for them. Will they survive?

    On Top Of Concord Hill by Maria D. Wilkes

    Genre: Historical

    Rating: 5 stars

This is the last in the Caroline series. A lot of things change for the Quiner family. T here is even a new father. Even with a very

    kind father they still have hard ships. The Quiners will always have adventure.

    On Tide Mill Lane by Melissa Wiley

    Genre: Historical

    Rating: 5 stars

This book is about Laura Ingalls Wilder's grandmother, Charlotte. Right now the war of 1812 is happening. Her father's worker

    in his blacksmith has been called to fight. Now the shop is very busy. The Charlotte hears some great news- the war is over! Will their father's worker come back alive?

    The Road from Roxbury by Melissa Wiley

    Genre: Historical

    Rating: 5 stars

    This is the third book in the Charlotte series. It is 1814 right now. Charlotte's dad's worker has moved in with his wife and newborn. But Charlotte isn't happy. The baby gets all the attention. Will Charlotte figure out how to stop that?

    Across The Puddingstone Dam by Melissa Wiley

    Genre: Historical

    Rating: 5 stars

    This book is the last in the Charlotte series. She is now eleven. There are lots of changes now, even a new baby! But sadly there is a new road being put in front of there house and now there is a stench that wont go away. There is news they are moving. Can Charlotte handle it all?

    The Far Side of the Loch by Melissa Wiley

    Genre: Historical

    Rating: 5 stars

    Seven year old Martha Morse is growing up in Scotland in the 1780's. Being the daughter of a laird she lives in a house with servants. Still her house is small. One day her father brings news that her uncles family is renting a mansion of her father's. It

    has been vacant for years. Martha soon will find many adventures to come for her and her cousins.

    Down By the Bonny Glen by Melissa Wiley

    Genre: Historical

    Rating: 5 stars

This is a book in the little house series. Martha Morse is getting older and needs a governess. First there is Miss Norrie, but she

    doesn't like Martha. Then Miss Crow comes. Will she be better then Miss Norrie?

     Beyond the Heather Hills by Melissa Wiley

    Genre: Historical

    Rating: 5 stars

This is the last book in the Martha series. Martha is going on a trip to visit her sister Grisie. But she isnt so sure she likes the

    city or her father-in-law. Then time comes for her to go home. But her father-in-law gets very sick.

    Sixth Grade by Lisa Papademetriou

    Genre: Realistic Fiction

    Rating: 2 stars

    This is a book about a girl who is going into 6th grade. She is really worried! When she gets to school she ends up getting a really hard job. Part of her job is going to parent-teacher conferences. At one she hears her class is really bad. Will she make a

    plan to help them survive?

    The Beef Princess of Practical County by Michelle Houts

    Genre: Fiction

    Rating: 4 stars

    Libby Ryan grew up on a farm where they raise beef. When Ronnie her older brother goes off to college it's up to Libby to maintain the family name. On top of all this she enters a beauty pageant to please her mom. This is a super good book.

    The Various by Steve Augarde

    Genre: Fantasy

    Rating: 5 stars

    The Various is about a girl named Midge. Midge is sent to stay with her Uncle Brian and cousins George and Katie. While at the farm she makes friends with “the various”. Steve Augrade is a fantastic author. I can’t wait to read the next book in this series

    Madison Finn by Laura Dower

    Genre: Realistic Fiction

    Rating: 3 stars

    Madison’s father is getting married. Madison is going to go to a real ranch wedding in Texas and boy is she scared! Madison has to read a love poem out loud to hundreds of people. Madison is completely overloaded. What will she do!!?

    Heart to Heart by Laura Dower

    Genre: Realistic Fiction

    Rating: 3 stars

All of Madison’s friends have fallen in love and she’s the only one left. That is until she receives a few emails and a couple love

    letters from her secret admirer. Madison thinks she knows who it. But who is actually sending them to her? Is her guess accurate?

    Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone by J.K. Rowling

    Genre: Fantasy

    Rating: 5 stars

    I decided to re-read the Harry Potter series because of the new movie. This is a fantastic book. Harry Potter defeats Lord Voldemort and saves the philosophers stone. I think J.K Rowling is a great author. The Harry Potter books are some of the best!

    Where the Mountain Meets the Moon by Grace Lin

    Genre: Fantasy

    Rating: 4 stars

Grace Lin is the author of Year of the Dog and Year of the Rat. I have read these books. Where the Mountain Meets the Moon

    is about a girl and her family. Her family is very poor, so she sets out to find the old man of the moon in order to ask about

    how to get her family's fortune. On her way she makes friends with a dragon who can't fly. I liked this book a lot!

    Ark Angel by Anthony Horowitz

    Genre: Adventure

    Rating: 5 stars

This is the sixth book in the Alex Rider series. Alex Rider is interesting because he is a MI6 agent and he is only 14. There is a

    lot of action. It involves space, eco-terrorists, and a soccer team. The mastermind behind the plot is a Russian billionaire named Nikolai Drevin.

    The Adventures of Tin Tin in the Land Of The Soviets by Herge

    Genre: Graphic Novel

    Rating: 5 stars

    The book is about a character named Tin Tin who goes to Russia as a reporter. He discovers Russians are trying to make a Communist government by forcing it on the people with propaganda. He is always in dangerous situations. The Russians are trying to hunt down Tin Tin and his dog named Snowy. Both are very creative at getting out of sticky situations.

    Snakehead by Anthony Horowitz

    Genre: Adventure

    Rating: 5 stars

This is the latest book in the Alex Rider series. It starts where Ark Angel ended. It is an action packed book set in Australia and

    the South Pacific. Alex goes on a mission with someone with a connection to his parents. He encounters the Snakehead, an affiliate of Scorpia. This book has lots of suspense!

    Airball My Life in Briefs by L.D. Harkarder

    Genre: Fiction

    Rating: 4 stars

    This book is about Kirby Nickel and the seventh grade basketball team of Stuckey Middle School. Kirby gains confidence through his experience on the team. He also discovers the identity of his father. The team plays basketball in their underpants

    and gets great results. They meet a famous basketball player who used to play for Stuckey Middle School and High School. This book has a great ending!

    Miracle on 49th Street by Mike Lupica

    Genre: Realistic/Sports Fiction

    Rating: 5 stars

    This is a very powerful book about Molly, who loses her mom and tries to find her "father", who was her mom's ex-boyfriend and a basketball star playing for the Celtics. She has limited time to convince him that he's her father and stay in Boston.

    Tiger by Jeff Stone

    Genre: Historical Fiction/Adventure

    Rating: 5 stars

    This is a story of a temple destroyed by a traitor in 1650 B.C China and the adventures of a twelve year old Buddhist monk named Fu or tiger in Cantonese. Fu is outraged at a group of hunters for attacking a mother tiger and her cub. Fu saves the tiger cub but the mother is killed. During his frenzy Fu hurts a hunter’s son, feeling ashamed Fu goes to the village to apologize

    and is captured by the traitor Ying.

    Monkey by Jeff Stone

    Genre: Historical Fiction/Adventure

    Rating: 5 stars

    In this book a 12 year old Buddhist monk named Malao. He tries to survive while being hunted by a traitor named Ying. Malao befriends a white one eyed monkey while on the run. While traveling with the monkey troop, he is found by a group of bandits. He finds his Buddhist brother named Seh within the group and gets into a fight with a man named Hung.

    Eagle by Jeff Stone

    Genre: Historical Fiction/Adventure

    Rating: 5 stars

    This book is about a boy named Ying who has to hide from the law after being falsely arrested. Ying was assigned to protect the Emperor’s nephew. Ying’s number 2 in command, Tonglong, wanted Yings job as general. So in the middle of a battle,

    Tonglong killed the Emperor’s nephew. Tonglong brought the head of the nephew to the Emperor and said Ying was responsible for the death of his nephew. The Emperor had Ying thrown into a top security jail. Ying was rescued by his former

    temple brother, Hok.

    Snake by Jeff Stone

    Genre: Historical Fiction/Adventure

    Rating: 4 stars

In this book a boy named Seh joins a group of bandits. While the bandits are taking the gold back to the stronghold Sehs little

    brother, Malao stumbles out of the trees. Malao challenges a big man named Hung to a fight until he wins. While traveling to Stronghold, Seh discovers his father. Once they get to the Stronghold, they discover they are being followed.

    Crane by Jeff Stone

    Genre: Historical Fiction/Adventure

    Rating: 5 stars

In this book, a girl named Hok has been accused of killing Shoaling Sentries. This leads to the destruction of the mighty temple.

    She wanders to regions capital and hides at the Jade Dragon. In the city, she finds her mother and sister after her temple brothers found their fathers. They all where later attacked by Tonglong during the Dragon Boat Festival.

    Mouse by Jeff Stone

    Genre: Historical Fiction/Adventure

    Rating: 5 stars

    A homeless boy named Shohsoa is befriended by two monks named Hok and Ying. Shohsoa stows away on Tonglong’s ship but is found. As his punishment, he was to be Tonglong’s servant. He must help Tonglong retrieve something from Tonglong’s father’s grave. Tonglong finds a great treasure a. Legend says that whoever has the treasure is the rightfully ruler of China.

    The Babysitters Club: Mary Anne Saves the Day by Anne M. Martin

    Genre: Realistic Fiction/ Graphic Novel

    Rating: 3 stars

This book is about a club called the Babysitters Club and the girls in it get in a huge fight. Mary Anne, a girl in the babysitters

    club ends up alone for more than a month. Then an emergency happens when she is babysitting and she doesn’t know who to call and she knows her friends won't help her!

    Rapunzel’s Revenge by Shannon and Dean Hale

    Genre: Fantasy/Graphic Novel

    Rating: 4 stars

This book is about a girl who's "mother" took her away from her birth mother and she gets mad at her "mother" who locks her

    up in a high tree. She stays in there for years and her hair grows longer and longer. Her hair grows and she is able to escape.

    She is planning to get revenge on her fake mother

    The Babysitters Club: The Truth about Stacy by Annie M. Martins

    Genre: Graphic Novel/ Realistic Fiction

    Rating: 4 stars

This book is about a girl who moved from New York to a new town. She is facing problems with the baby sitters club and she

    has her diabetes. She has no idea what to do and her parents are no help.

    The Babysitters Club: Kristy’s Great Idea by Annie M. Martin

    Genre: Graphic Novel/ Realistic Fiction

    Rating: 4 stars

There are 4 girls who baby-sit and one of them have a really great idea. T his book is about the challenges that all 4 girls face

    and there problems. But they have the most important thing: Friendship.

    Mississippi Bridge by Mildred D. Taylor

    Genre: Historical Fiction

    Rating: 3 stars

It is about this boy named Jeremy Simms. He watches people from the porch of the general store as the weekly bus comes to

    town. Even if they seats are paid for the black people have to get off first because there isn't enough room for everybody.

    One day, the busy is loaded and starts driving , heading towards the Mississippi bridge, which is very old, when the bus slips in

    the rain and into the river...

    Rodzina by Karen Cushman

    Genre: Historical Fiction

    Rating: 5 stars

    I would totally recommend this book! It's a thrilling story of a 12 year-old orphaned girl named Rodzina who

    travels west in search of a family. On the way, Rodzina encounters crazy situations like being sold to wackos! But in the end,

    Rodzina realizes where she belongs.

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