Archive for the ‘Grades 6 – 8’ Category

Book Summary Six hundred years ago the land of Aom-igh was threatened with invasion by the Dark Country across the Stained Sea; in their danger King Llian sought the help of the dragons and the myth-folk. Graldon, King of the Dragons, granted the human king with a gift that would help him defeat his enemies. […]

Happy June!  A couple of weeks ago, we released our Teen Summer Reading Challenge and you guys loved it enough that we decided to create one for kids too!  Just like with the teen challenge, this one contains 30 types of books and the titles are completely up to your choosing!  If you complete this […]

6th Grade Book List

Finding great books for sixth graders can sometimes be a challenge. HomeschoolLiterature.com has put together a tried and true list of Caldecott and Newberry winners and other amazing works that are sure to enlarge your child’s imagination! Let’s head to the library with this 6th grade book list!

Book Summary: Caught living in a world between fantasy and reality, Carrie, a 13-year-old homeschooled girl, struggles to make sense of loss and new beginnings, seeking comfort in a heart-shaped locket with a secret. “Themes include: family, fantasy, and grief.”” Fan trailer:   *** Our Review: Coming soon!   Age Range: 9-12 years Paperback: 162 pages […]

  Book Summary: Noah Drake dreamed of the day he could dig up dinosaur bones and strike it rich. That is until he discovered a real dinosaur while on vacation with his family. But his dream of fame and fortune stirs up trouble when he meets a couple of dinosaur hunters. Will Noah get the […]

Book Summary: The goddess Hera has challenged Princess Sophia to avert three tragedies that are about to occur. If Sophia fails, her father will lose his kingdom and they will both be turned into stone statues for Hera’s garden. Even with the winged horse, Pegasus, transporting Sophia to her three challenges, will she succeed and […]

Read Aloud Chapter Books for Girls from Homeschool Literature

Some girls love to read, some hate it.  Each girl is a unique individual!  However, we all know how important reading is.  Because of its importance, we have put together a list of ten books/series which are popular with girls.  Your book-loving girls would enjoy these, and hopefully they will motivate and inspire an enjoyment […]

Read Aloud Chapter Books for Boys from Homeschool Literature

Book Summary: Eighteen-year-old Patience McDonough has a plan. Despite her parents’ objections, she will attend Verity College in Hades, Mississippi, and live with her grandparents. She’ll complete her degree in record time and go on to become a doctor. But things at the college are strangely neglected, her class work is unexpectedly hard, Grand gets […]