• 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