These are books I've read and enjoyed. I taught 6th grade for awhile, and many are beloved books I shared with my students. I found others much later in life when I once again found time to read for fun!
Judith Viorst, Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day | 15 Wonderful Quotes About Life From Children's Books
I really enjoyed this book...true story, and fascinating!
The Girl Who Owed a City by O.T. Nelson - read it to my 6th graders and they loved it! So did I.