HARMONY SCIENCE ACADEMY
             5435 S. Braeswood Houston, TX 77096        Tel: 713.729.4400   Fax: 713.729.6600

                     A State Exemplary School in 2004, 2005, and 2006

             Incoming 6th Graders Reading List
Please choose one of the following books to read over the
summer. You will be tested or have a project to complete
(depending upon your teacher) the first week of your
English class on the book you choose. Read carefully and

   •   Bridge to Terabithia Bridge to Terabithia is a work of children's
       literature about two lonely children who create a magical forest
   •   The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe Four children, Peter, Susan,
       Edmund and Lucy Pevensie, are evacuated from London during World
       War II, and settled with an elderly Professor in a large country-house.
   •   Number the Stars It focuses around ten-year-old Annemarie Johansen,
       who is living in Copenhagen, Denmark in 1943 and is caught up in the
       events surrounding the Rescue of the Danish Jews. She and her family
       risk their lives to help Annemarie's best friend, Ellen Rosen, by
       pretending that she is Annemarie's older sister who died earlier in the
       war as part of the Resistance.
   •   Old Yeller The story takes place in the late 1800s. The family portrayed
       in the book, the Coates, consists of father Jim, mother Katie, eldest son
       Travis, and his younger brother Arliss. They are extremely poor, having
       only confederate money after the war, and when the father and all the
       other men in nearby homes must leave on a cattle drive, Travis is left as
       the man of the house.

Should you have any questions, please contact Ms. Brito. Her e-mail address is

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