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6th Grade Literature List

Title Author Unit or Lesson Topic
Anno’s Magic Seeds Anno, Mistumasa Unit 3 Patterns and Algebra Concepts
Pigs on the Ball Axelrod, Amy Unit 5 Geometry
The King's Chessboard Birch, David Unit 2,3 Number and Order
The Greedy Triangle Burns, Marilyn Unit 5 Geometry
Spaghetti and Meatballs for All Burns, Marilyn Unit 9 Geometry
Counting on Frank Clement, Rod Unit 8 Number and Order
Do You Wanna Bet? Cushman, Jean Unit 7 Data, Chance, and Probability
What’s Your Angle Pythagoras? Ellis, Julie Unit 9 Geometry
How to Lie with Statistics Huff, Darrell Unit 1 Data, Chance, and Probability
The Librarian Who Measured the Earth Lasky, Kathryn Unit 8 Geometry
Arithme–Tickle; An Even Number of Odd Riddle–Rhymes Lews, J. Patrick Unit 2 Addition, Subtraction, Multiplication, and Division
Socrates and the Three Little Pigs Mori, Tuyosi Unit 7 Data, Chance, and Probability
Sir Cumference and the Great Knight of Angleland Neuschwander, Cindy Unit 5 Geometry
Sir Cumference and the Dragon of Pi Neuschwander, Cindy Unit 8 Geometry
Sir Cumference and the First Round Table Neuschwander, Cindy 9-8 Geometry
Anno’s Hat Tricks Nozaki, Akihiro 7–4 Data, Chance, and Probability
Math Talk: Mathematical Ideas in Poems for Two Voices Pappas, Theoni 3–2, 4–4, Unit 8 Number and Order
How Much Is a Million? Schwartz, David M. Unit 2 Number and Order
On Beyond a Million; An Amazing Math Journey Schwartz, David M. Unit 2 Number and Order
G Is for Googol; A Math Alphabet Book Schwartz, David M. Unit 1, 6 Lesson 7–1, 9–4, 10–1 Number and Order
Math Curse Scieska, Jon Unit 6, 8–2 Geometry
The Best of Times Tang, Greg Unit 2 Addition, Subtraction, Multiplication, and Division
Can You Count to a Googol? Wells, Robert E. Unit 2 Number and Order
Tiger Math Whitehead Nagada, Ann Unit 1 Data, Chance, and Probability
Eight Hands Round; A Patchwork Alphabet Whitford, Ann Unit 10 Patterns and Algebra Concepts

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