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Amelia Earhart: First Lady of Flight by Jan Parr
Passage to Freedom by Ken Mochizuki
Climb or Die by Edward Myers
The True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle by Avi
Houghton Mifflin Reading: Grade 6, Theme 1: Hatchet, Author Houghton Mifflin Reading: Grade 6, Theme 1: Passage to Freedom, Author Houghton Mifflin Reading: Grade 6, Theme 1: Climb or Die, Author Houghton Mifflin Reading: Grade 6, Theme 1: The True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle

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Theme 2-What Really Happened?

What Really Happened (Theme 2)

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Amelia Earhart: First Lady of Flight by Jan Parr
 
The Girl Who Married the Moon by Joseph Bruchac
Dinosaur Ghosts by J. Lynett Gillette
Where the Red Fern Grows by Wilson Rawls

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Theme 3-Growing Up

Growing Up (Theme 3)

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Where the Red Fern Grows by Wilson Rawls
Last Summer with Maizon by Jacqueline Woodson
The Challenge by Gary Soto
The View from Saturday by E. L. Konigsburg
Houghton Mifflin Reading: Grade 6, Theme 3: Where the Red Fern Grows Author Houghton Mifflin Reading: Grade 6, Theme 3: Last Summer with Maizon, Author The Challenge

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Houghton Mifflin Reading: Grade 6, Theme 3: The View from Saturday

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Dear Mrs. Roosevelt
A unique and illuminating look at life during the Great Depression, the setting for Where the Red Fern Grows. The site includes letters from Depression-era kids to First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt, asking for clothing, money, and other assistance; a historian's commentary on how the Depression affected children.

Enter Exhibition -- When They Were Young: A Photographic Retrospective of Childhood (Library of Congress Exhibition)

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I'm Growing Up - But Am I Normal?

Journey North: Loggerhead Sea Turtle Experts
After reading The View from Saturday, you can learn more about loggerhead turtles at this informative site, which features a scientist's answers to students' sea turtle questions, field data reports, migration tables, and activities.
 

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Theme 4-Discovering Ancient Cultures

Discovering Ancient Cultures (Theme 4)

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The Lost Temple of the Aztecs by Shelley Tanaka
 
The Great Wall by Elizabeth Mann
The Royal Kingdoms of Ghana, Mali, and Songhay by Patricia & Fredrick McKissack
Houghton Mifflin Reading: Grade 6, Theme 4: The Lost Temple of the Aztecs, Author Houghton Mifflin Reading: Grade 6, Theme 4: The Great Wall, Author Houghton Mifflin Reading: Grade 6, Theme 4: The Royal Kingdoms of Ghana, Mali, and Songhay, Author

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The Goddess of Salt
Learn about Aztec deities.

Digging Deep
Find out what archaeologists do and what they're up to lately.

Archaeology Magazine

P B S : Conquistadors

The History of MesoAmerica

BBC - History - Ancient Egypt Timeline

 

The Forbidden City
A look at one of the largest palace complexes in the world, built shortly before the Great Wall was erected. The site includes a map showing the entire layout of the city, including such features as the Hall of Central Harmony, the Hall of Heavenly Purity, and the Hall of Earthly Peace; close-up views of some of the incredible architectural and artistic details, from Confucian bridges to gold-leaf dragons to the emperor's throne; and many more glimpses of this ancient wonder.

The Virtual Tour of the Great Wall of China

Collapse: Mali & Songhai

Africa: The Cradle of Civilization
This expansive site aims to "reveal the true essence of Africa from the beginnings of humanity to the rise and fall of its great civilizations." You'll find detailed text about the ancient kingdoms of Ghana, Mali, and Songhay as well as the civilizations that preceded and followed them, along with extensive interactive features, resources, and classroom activities.

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Theme 5-Doers and Dreamers

Doers and Dreamers (Theme 5)

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A Kind of Grace by Jackie Joyner-Kersee
Under the Royal Palms by Alma Flor Ada
Chuck Close, Up Close by Jan Greenberg & Sandra Jordan
Houghton Mifflin Reading: Grade 6, Theme 5: A Kind of Grace, Author Houghton Mifflin Reading: Grade 6, Theme 5: Under the Royal Palms, Author Houghton Mifflin Reading: Grade 6, Theme 5: Chuck Close, Up Close, Author

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Setting Goals   Chicken Soup for the Preteen Soul 2

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Theme 6-New Frontiers:  Ocean and Space

New Frontiers:  Ocean and Space (Theme 6)

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The Adventures of Sojourner by Susi Trautmann Wunsch
Franklin R. Chang-D�az by Argentina Palacios
Beneath Blue Waters by Deborah Kovacs and Kate Madin
Out There by Theodore Taylor
Houghton Mifflin Reading: Grade 6, Theme 6: The Adventures of Sojourner Author Houghton Mifflin Reading: Grade 6, Theme 6: Franklin R. Chang-D�az, Author Houghton Mifflin Reading: Grade 6, Theme 6: Beneath Blue Waters, Author Houghton Mifflin Reading: Grade 6, Theme 6: Out There , Author

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Mars Pathfinder

  Dive and Discover : Expeditions to the Seafloor National Geographic: U.S. Marine Sanctuaries Expeditions

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