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Welcome to the TCA summer reading list for rising 6th graders! Choose one Non-fiction and one Fiction book from the following lists. Specific assignment instructions are posted on TCA’s Summer Reading Resource Board. Please choose to have these books shipped to your home for this list. Thank you!

**Note: Some choices from the TCA list have been omitted as some titles are unavailable through Interabang. 


Fiction, choose one:

Behind the Canvas

By Alexander Vance

ISBN: 9781250103963
Availability: Special Order
Published: 2017-02-21T05:00:00.51Z

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ISBN: 9781250103963
Published: Square Fish - February 21st, 2017

Escape from Mr. Lemoncello's Library

By Chris Grabenstein

ISBN: 9780307931474
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Published: 2014-06-24T04:00:00.174Z

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$7.99
ISBN: 9780307931474
Availability: NOT IN STOCK - Usually arrives in 7 - 14 business days
Published: Yearling - June 24th, 2014

Chasing Vermeer (Scholastic Gold)

By Blue Balliett

ISBN: 9780439372978
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Published: 2005-05-01T04:00:00.12Z

Chasing Vermeer (Scholastic Gold) Cover Image
By Blue Balliett, Brett Helquist (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9780439372978
Availability: NOT IN STOCK - Usually arrives in 7 - 14 business days
Published: Scholastic Paperbacks - May 1st, 2005

Out of My Mind

By Sharon M. Draper

ISBN: 9781416971719
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Published: 2012-05-01T04:00:00.121Z

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$9.99
ISBN: 9781416971719
Availability: NOT IN STOCK - Usually arrives in 7 - 14 business days
Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - May 1st, 2012

The Incorrigible Children of Ashton Place: Book I: The Mysterious Howling

By Maryrose Wood

ISBN: 9780062366931
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Published: 2015-04-21T04:00:00.11Z

The Incorrigible Children of Ashton Place: Book I: The Mysterious Howling Cover Image
By Maryrose Wood, Jon Klassen (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9780062366931
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Published: Balzer + Bray - April 21st, 2015

The Total Tragedy of a Girl Named Hamlet

By Erin Dionne

ISBN: 9780142417485
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Published: 2011-01-06T05:00:00.5Z

The Total Tragedy of a Girl Named Hamlet Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9780142417485
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Puffin Books - January 6th, 2011

Heat

By Mike Lupica

ISBN: 9780142407578
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Published: 2007-03-01T05:00:00.59Z

Heat Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780142407578
Availability: NOT IN STOCK - Usually arrives in 7 - 14 business days
Published: Puffin Books - March 1st, 2007

King of the Wind: The Story of the Godolphin Arabian

By Marguerite Henry

ISBN: 9781416927860
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Published: 2006-12-26T05:00:00.359Z

King of the Wind: The Story of the Godolphin Arabian Cover Image
By Marguerite Henry, Wesley Dennis (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9781416927860
Availability: NOT IN STOCK - Usually arrives in 7 - 14 business days
Published: Aladdin - December 26th, 2006


Non-fiction, choose one:



Non-fiction, choose one:

Around the World in a Hundred Years: From Henry the Navigator to Magellan

By Jean Fritz

ISBN: 9780698116382
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Published: 1998-07-20T04:00:00.2Z

Around the World in a Hundred Years: From Henry the Navigator to Magellan Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780698116382
Availability: NOT IN STOCK - Usually arrives in 7 - 14 business days
Published: Puffin Books - July 20th, 1998

World History Biographies: Joan of Arc: The Teenager Who Saved Her Nation (National Geographic World History Biographies)

By Philip Wilkinson

ISBN: 9781426304156
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Published: 2009-02-24T05:00:00.54Z

World History Biographies: Joan of Arc: The Teenager Who Saved Her Nation (National Geographic World History Biographies) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781426304156
Published: National Geographic Kids - February 24th, 2009

World History Biographies: Elizabeth I: The Outcast Who Became England's Queen (National Geographic World History Biogra)

By Simon Adams

ISBN: 9781426301728
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Published: 2008-01-08T05:00:00.7Z

World History Biographies: Elizabeth I: The Outcast Who Became England's Queen (National Geographic World History Biogra) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781426301728
Published: National Geographic Kids - January 8th, 2008

World History Biographies: Isaac Newton: The Scientist Who Changed Everything (National Geographic World History Biographies)

By Philip Steele

ISBN: 9781426314506
Availability: Hard to Find
Published: 2013-07-09T04:00:00.189Z

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ISBN: 9781426314506
Published: National Geographic Kids - July 9th, 2013

World History Biographies: Galileo: The Genius Who Charted the Universe (National Geographic World History Biographies)

By Philip Steele

ISBN: 9781426302954
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Published: 2008-09-09T04:00:00.252Z

World History Biographies: Galileo: The Genius Who Charted the Universe (National Geographic World History Biographies) Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9781426302954
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Published: National Geographic Kids - September 9th, 2008

World History Biographies: Leonardo da Vinci: The Genius Who Defined the Renaissance (National Geographic World History Biographies)

By John Phillips

ISBN: 9781426302480
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Published: 2008-05-13T04:00:00.133Z

World History Biographies: Leonardo da Vinci: The Genius Who Defined the Renaissance (National Geographic World History Biographies) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781426302480
Published: National Geographic Kids - May 13th, 2008

Fine Print: A Story about Johann Gutenberg (Creative Minds Biography)

By Joann Johansen Burch

ISBN: 9780876145654
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Published: 1991-08-01T04:00:00.212Z

Fine Print: A Story about Johann Gutenberg (Creative Minds Biography) Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9780876145654
Availability: NOT IN STOCK - Usually arrives in 7 - 14 business days
Published: Lerner Classroom - August 1st, 1991