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Click these links to find lists of 5th grade level books:

 

  1. https://www.goodreads.com/shelf/show/5th-grade-reading-list
  2. https://www.weareteachers.com/5th-grade-books/
  3. https://www.commonsensemedia.org/lists/best-books-for-fifth-graders
  4. http://www.greatschools.org/cgi-bin/showarticle/678/
  5. http://www.osceolalibrary.org/pdfs/5thGrade.pdf

 

Mr. D's Recommended Reading List


Please e-mail your favorite titles and authors so I can add them here:

 

Gifts from the Gods: Ancient Words and Wisdom from Greek and Roman Mythology

by Lise Lunge-Larsen

(4th - 5th Summer Reading Book)

 

The Power of Un by Nancy Etchemendy

(Quarter 1 Novel Study - DO NOT READ AHEAD)

 

Holes by Louis Sachar

(Quarter 2 Novel Study - DO NOT READ AHEAD)

 

The Cay by Theodore Taylor

(Quarter 3 Novel Study - DO NOT READ AHEAD)

 

The Phantom Tollbooth by Norton Juster

(Quarter 4 Novel Study - DO NOT READ AHEAD)

 

The Neverending Story by Michael Ende

 

Warrior Cats by Erin Hunter

 

Wonder by R.J. Palacio

 

Rules by Cynthia Lord

 

Out of My Mind by Sharon M. Draper

 

George by Alex Gino

 

Counting by 7s by Holly Goldberg Sloan

 

Fairy Tales and Fantastic Stories by Terry Jones

 

The Kids Book of Questions by Gregory Stock, Ph.D.

 

The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tokien

 

The Lord of the Rings (trilogy) by J.R.R. Tolkien

 

A Wrinkle in Time (series) by Madeleine L'Engle

 

Harry Potter (series) by J.K. Rowling

 

A Series of Unfortuante Events (series) by Lemony Snicket

 

Choose Your Own Adventure (series)

 

Island of the Blue Dolphins by Scott O'Dell

 

To Kill A Mockingbird by Harper Lee

 

Tom Sawyer, Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain

 

The Chronicles of Narnia by C.S. Lewis

 

Hope For The Flowers by Trina Paulis

 

Alice in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass by Lewis Carroll

 

Oz (series) by Frank L. Baum

 

HatchetBrian's Winter, and Brian's Return by Gary Paulson

 

The Dark Is Rising (series) by Susan Cooper

 

Animorphs (series) by Katherine A. Applegate

 

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and James and the Giant Peach by Raold Dahl.

 

The Lightening Thief (series) by Rick Riordan

 

The Princess Plot by Kirsten Boie

 

5 Novels and 4 Fantastic Novels by Daniel Pinkwater

 

The Stone Child by Dan Poblacki

 

Number The Stars by Lois Lowry

 

The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins

 

Maniac Magee by Jerry Spinelli

 

Jason and the Wheeled Warriors (series)

 

Calvin and Hobbes (comic)

 

BONE (comic) by Jeff Smith

 

The Adventures of Sam & Max (comic)

 

Duck Tales (comic)

 

The Far Side (comic)

 

The Cartoon History of the Universe (series) by Larry Gonick

 

The Cartoon History the Modern World (series) by Larry Gonick

 

The Cartoon Guide To... (series) by Larry Gonick