Dystopian Book List for 6th (Sixth) Grade

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  1. It's super important for students to be reading authentic texts with characters from all walks of life. It's also important that these texts are written from varying perspectives.This bundle includes 5 book lists written by diverse authors and/or featuring BIPOC / LGBTQ characters:Historical fiction
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Dystopian fiction is all the rage, but it's tough to find appropriate titles for lower middle grade students. I compiled a list of 18 books that 6th graders would enjoy and understand! Some are higher level, but the content is easier to comprehend than a lot of dystopian books. This list would also be helpful for middle school in general!

This list was created with Dystopian Book Clubs (Units of Study for Teaching Reading: Middle School Grades) by Lucy Calkins and Katy Wischow in mind.

Check out my digital notebook that goes along with this list! Dystopian Literature: A Digital Interactive Notebook (Google Slides)

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