6th grade book log

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1.Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows
J.K Rowling
Harry, Ron, and Hermione set out on their quest to kill Lord Voldemort.
The three friends Find and destroy Lord Voldemort's holocruxes.
In the battle for hogwarts the last of Voldemorts holocruxes are destroyed.
Then Harry Potter kills Voldemort with his own wand.
NRM 9/19
2. The Siege of Macindaw
John Flanagan
Will is a ranger.His friend Alyss is being held by a renegade knight.
Will meets up with his knight friend Horace. Together they try to work
out a plan to save Alyss. First they have to take back the castle Macindaw.
In the end they took back the castle and saved Alyss with the help of a healer
and 25 scandins.
NRM 10/1
3. The Chamber of Secrets
J.K Rowling
The mysterious Heir of Slytherin has turned an unknown monster on the muggle
bornes at Hogwarts.Harry Potter's friend Herminoe is attacked. Can Harry Potter and
Ron Weasley find out who the Heir of Slytherin is? Can they defeat him before it is too late?
You'll find out when you read this book.
NRM 10/1 - love your
questions to entice the reader!
4. The Prisoner of Azkaban
J.K Rowling
Sirius Black the mass murderer has escaped Azkaban. He is now after Harry Potter.
Harry Potter is safe at Hogwarts, or so they say . Hogwarts is infiltrated.in the end Sirius
Black is proven innocent.
NRM 10/30
5. Nature's Children: Salamanders
Bill Ivy
Here are some facts I learned from this book.
*the name salamander came from the greek word for fire
*some salamanders climb trees to search for food
*salamanders never have more than 4 toes
NRM 10/30
6. Number the Stars(R.T.I book)
Lois Lowery
Annemarie has to help her Jewish friend Ellen to escape from Norway and the Nazis.
After a number of close calls with the Nazis,Annemarie and Ellen arrive at Uncle Henrick's.
Uncle Henrick takes Ellen and her family over to Sweden.
NRM 10/30
7. The Hobbit
J.R.R Tolkien
Bilbo Baggins is a respected hobbit until a wizard and 13 dwarves whisk him away on an adventure.
Due to a mistaken identity the dwarves expect him to rob a liar of a ancient dragon.The road takes
them through a forest with giant spiders,hostile elves,blood thirsty goblins,nasty wargs,and more horrible
things.Will they even make it to the dragons lair?Will the dragon turn them into roast beef?
Will poor Bilbo ever see his well cared for hobbit hole again? You can find out if you read this book.
NRM 11/27
8. The Giver
Lois Lowry
Jonas lives in a world without choices,fear,pain,emotion,or colors.Jonas is selected to be the next receiver of
memory. The giver gives him memories of choices,fear,pain emotion,and colors. After learning a dark secret
about the community and his own father he decides he can't stay in the community. The giver helps him get out.
He comes to a place that has choices, colors,and emotion.
NRM 12-3
9. Messenger
Lois Lowry
Matty lives in a village that has always accepted outsiders. But now there is talk of closing the borders.
Something strange is happening at the trade mart. People who were once kind and gentle are turning
mean and cruel. Matty discovers he has healing powers. The man who he lives with wants him to bring
his daughter to the village before they close the boarders.
NRM 12-3
10.Gathering Blue
Lois Lowry
Kira is an orphan who is assigned to restore the singers robe.She learns how to make dyes,
but can't make blue. She is visited by her father who supposedly was killed by beasts.She
finds out her father was attacked by his fellow hunters and left for dead.Her father brings the
plants needed to make blue.
NRM 12-3
11.Guy's Read
Jon Scieszka
This is a great book.It has short stories about some of my favorite authors in it.Did you know that Brian Jaques
was six years old when a soldier threw a pack of gum at him and the gum hit his head.On the same day a
returning soldier was dancing with his aunt when he accidently stepped on Brian's toe.
That is only one of the stories in this book.
NRM 1-2
12. Care of Uncommon Pets
William J. Weber
This is an awesome book if you are a pet lover like me.Did you know chickens could be pets? They actually make
great pets! Ifound info on how to take care of them in this book.
NRM 1-2
13. The Worst Christmas Pageant Ever
Barbra Robinson
The Herdmans are a mean family, but they get selected to be every important part in the christmas pageant.
The Herdmans keep messing up in the dress rehearsal.During the pageant Mary and Joseph almost forget to come
onto the stage and then Imogene Herdman (playing Mary) starts to cry.
NRM 1-2
14. Stepping on the Cracks
Mary Downing Hahn
Gordy bullies Margaret and Elizabeth untill they find out a dark secret about Gordy's brother.(who has deserted the army
and was living in a shack) Gordy's brother (Stuart) gets sick. Margaret and Elizabeth gets Barbra to take Stuart to a docter.
Stuart almost gets beaten to death by his abusive father when he tries to stop him hurting the rest of the family.
Stuart's father is arrested. Stuart gets better in a hospital.
NRM 1-2
15.Star Wars The Complete Visual Dictionary
David West Reynolds and
James Luceno
This book gives a lot of info about the original star wars movies.Did you know there was such a thing as a neimoidian warrior?
(you probably don't know what a nemoidian is in the first place)Or what a sarlac looks like? Did you know that Jabba the hutt
has no bones at all?I learned a lot about my favorite sci fi movies.
NRM 2/4
16. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone
.J.K. Rowling
All Harry Potter has known is a miserable life with the Dursleys Harry finds out he is a famous wizard. He goes to Hogwarts school of witchcraft
and wizardry. He makes friends with Ron and Hermione. They find out the \Sorcerer's Stone is being hidden in the school and they suspect
Professor Snape is trying to steal it. Harry finds out thea Professor Quirrell is being possesed by Lord Voldemort and stops him from stealing the Sorcerer's stone.
NRM 2/4
17.Nature's Children:Penguins
Merebeth Switzer
I learned a lot about our waddling friends. Did you know that when a penguin chick grows waterproof feathers it leaves the nest never to return.
When the chick's parents get back from hunting they find the nest empty but they don't bother to find their chick.:)
NRM 2/4
18. Where The Red Fern Grows
Wilson Rawls
Billy saves up money for 2 years and gets a pair of coon hounds Little Anne and Old Dan.He wins a coon hunting championship with them.
The dogs save Billy from a mountain lion but die from their wounds.A red fern grows between the dog's graves. :.(...
NRM 2/28