• Fifth Grade Recommended Reading
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    Auch, Mary Jane - Journey to Nowhere

    Banks, Lynne ReidThe Indian in the Cupboard


    Brink, Carol RyrieCaddie Woodlawn 


    Carey, Elizabeth - Callahan Cousins series
    Carman, Patrick - The Land of Elyon series
    Carman, Patrick.  Atherton series
    Choldenko, Gennifer - Al Capone Does My Shirts
    Cleary, Beverly - The Mouse and the Motorcycle
    Cleary, Beverly - Muggie Maggie


    Clements, AndrewFrindle  


    Colfer, Eoin - Artemis Fowl series

    Coville, Bruce - The Ghost in the Third Row  


    Coville, BruceJeremy Thatcher, Dragon Hatcher
    Cowell, Cressida - How to Train Your Dragon  (and others)


    Creech, SharonGranny Torelli Makes Soup


    Curtis, Christopher PaulBud, Not Buddy
    Dahl, RoaldCharlie and the Chocolate Factory
    Dear America series
    DiCamillo, Kate - The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane
    DiCamillo, KateThe Tale of Despereaux
    Dixon, Franklin - The Hardy Boys series
    DuPrau, Jeanne -  City of Ember series


    Eager, EdwardThe Time Garden 


    Estes, Eleanor - Ginger Pye 


    Fleischman, SidThe Whipping Boy 


    Fox, PaulaMonkey Island 


    Funke, CorneliaDragon Rider

    Funke, CorneliaThe Thief Lord 


    Gantos, JackJoey Pigza Swallowed the Key

    Giff, Patricia ReillyLily's Crossing 


    Giff, Patricia ReillyPictures of Hollis Woods 
    Gutman, Dan - Honus and Me (Baseball Card Adventure series)
    Gutman, Dan - The Edison Mystery (Qwerty Stevens Back in Time series)


    Haddix, MargaretAmong the Hidden series
    Hahn, Mary Downing - The Doll in the Garden (and others)
    Henry, MargueriteMisty of Chincoteague (and other horse books)

    Hesse, KarenOut of the Dust


    Hiaasen, CarlHoot 


    Holm, Jennifer L. - Boston Jane : an adventure 


    Kjelgaard, Jim  - Big Red (and others)


    Konigsburg, E. L - From the Mixed Up Files...
    Korman, Gordon - Dive (and other adventure series)


    Lenski, LoisIndian Captive : the Story of Mary Jemison
    Levine, Gail Carson - Princess Tales
    Lewis, C.S. - Chronicles of Narnia series


    Lord, BetteIn the Year of the Boar and Jackie Robinson

    Lowry, Lois - Number the Stars


    Murphy, Jim - Desperate Journey
    Myers, Anna - The Keeping Room


    Naylor, Phyllis ReynoldsShiloh                    


    Nimmo, Jenny - Charlie Bone series
    Nix, Garth - Keys to the Kingdom series


    O'Dell, ScottIsland of the Blue Dolphins


    Paterson, KatherineBridge to Terabithia


    Paterson, KatherineLyddie


    Paulsen, GaryBrian's Return


    Paulsen, GaryHatchet


    Pfeffer, Susan Beth - Jo's Story ( and other Portraits of Little Women series)
    Pfitsch, Patricia Curtis - Riding the Flume
    Pfitsch, Patricia Curtis - Keeper of the Light


    Philbrick, W. RodmanFreak the Mighty /The Mighty


    Rawls, WilsonWhere the Red Fern Grows


    Raskin, EllenThe Westing Game
    Reeder, Carolyn - Shades of Gray
    Roddha, Emily - Deltora Quest series
    Roddha, Emily - Avalon series


    Rowling, J. K.Harry Potter series
    Ryan, Pam Munoz - Esperanza Rising
    Ryan, Pam Munoz - Paint the Wind


    Rylant, CynthiaMissing May                    


    Sachar, LouisHoles


    Sachar, LouisWayside School is Falling Down
    Sanderson, Brandon - Alcatraz Versu the Evil Librarians (and others)

    Snicket, LemonyThe Bad Beginning 


    Sorensen, VirginiaMiracles on Maple Hill


    Speare, ElizabethThe Sign of the Beaver


    Spinelli, JerryManiac Magee


    Spinelli, JerryStargirl 


    Taylor, Mildred D.Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry


    Taylor, Theodore - The Cay 


    Wallace, BillBlackwater Swamp
    Wallace, Rich - Winning Season sports series
    Weston, Elise - Coastwatcher


    Whelan, GloriaHomeless Bird


    White, E. B.Charlotte's Web 


    Winthrop, ElizabethBattle for the Castle


    Wilder, Laura IngallsThe Long Winter 


    Wright, Betty RenChristina's Ghost 


    (and other books by these authors)


Last Modified on October 5, 2015