Battle of the Books 2020: 6th Grade Booklist

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6th Grade Battle
Tuesday, February 18th, 2020

Learn more and register at www.carnegielibrary.org/battleofthebooks

If you’re interested in audio or digital copies of the books check out Hoopla and Overdrive (library card required) or ask your local library staff for help!

Be Prepared

A misfit girl and her brother attend summer camp, where they struggle with primitive plumbing, snobby tentmates, and boys-versus-girls competitions. You can also check out this title as eBook on Overdrive/Libby.

Sanity & Tallulah

Sanity and Tallulah live in a space station at the end of the galaxy. When Sanity’s illegally created three-headed kitten escapes, the girls have to turn their home upside down to find her. You can also check out this title as eBook on Overdrive/Libby.

The Storm Runner

To prevent the Mayan gods from battling each other and destroying the world, thirteen-year-old Zane must unravel an ancient prophecy, stop an evil god, and discover how the physical disability that makes him reliant on a cane also connects him to his father and his ancestry. You can also check out this title as eAudio on Overdrive/Libby, as eBook on Overdrive/Libby or as eBook on Hoopla.

So Done

When two best friends are reunited after a summer apart, their friendship threatens to combust from the pressure of secrets, middle school, and looming auditions for a potentially life-changing new talented-and-gifted program. You can also check out this title as eAudio on Hoopla.

The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind

In this memoir adapted for young readers, William Kamkwamba describes the drought that struck his tiny village in Malawi, his subsequent interest in science, and his idea to build a windmill. Made out of scrap metal and old bicycle parts, William’s windmill brought electricity to his home and helped his family pump the water they needed to farm the land. You can also check out this title as eBook on Overdrive/Libby.