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5th Grade

 5th Grade
 5th Grade Summer Reading List



Series

  • Angleberger, Tom - Darth Paper Strikes Back: An Origami Yoda Book 
  • Duprau, Jeanne - The Books of Ember 
  • Haddix, Margaret Peterson - Just Ella
  • Horowitz, Anthony – The Alex Rider 
  • Montgomery, Sy - Quest for the Tree Kangaroo
  • Nimmo, Jenny – The Charlie Bones 
  • O’Connor, George - Hera, The Goddess and Her Glory 
  • Riordan, Rick - The Lost Hero
  • Russell, Rachel Renee - Dork Diaries 3: Tales From a Not-So-Talented Pop Star 
  • Stewart, Trenton Lee - The Mysterious Benedict Society and the Perilous Journey

 

Poetry

  • Dakos, Kalli - A Funeral in the Bath- room: And Other School Bathroom Poems 
  • Harley, Avis - African Acrostics: A Word in Edgeways
  • Rosenthal, Amy Krouse - The Wonder Book
  • Book Silverstein, Shel - Every Thing On It: Poems and Drawings

 

Nonfiction

  • Bolden, Tonya - George Washington Carver 
  • Buchholz, Rachel - How to Survive Anything 
  • Say, Allen - Drawing from Memory 
  • Lutes, Jason - Houdini: The Handcuff King 
  • Walker, Alice - Langston Hughes: American Poet 
  • Lasky, Kathryn - The Man Who Made Time Travel

 

Graphic Novels

  • Hale, Shannon - Rapunzel’s Revenge 
  • Sniegoski, Tom - Bone: Quest for the Spark2012

 

Fiction

  • Appelt, Kathi - The Underneath 
  • DiCamillo, Kate - The Magician’s Elephant 
  • Greenwald, Tommy - Charlie Joe Jackson’s Guide to Not Reading 
  • Haddix, Margaret Peterson- The Shadow Children series 
  • Kehret, Peg - Ghost Dog Secrets 
  • Marino, Nan - Neil Armstrong is My Uncle and Other Lies Muscle Man McGinty Told Me 
  • Mass, Wendy - 11 Birthdays
  • Peck, Richard - On the Wings of Heroes 
  • Schmidt, Gary D. - Okay for Now 
  • Stead, Rebecca - When You Reach Me 
  • Stein, Garth - Racing in the Rain: My Life as a Dog 
  • TenNapel, Doug - Bad Island
  • Weeks, Sarah - Pie 
  • Wiles, Deborah - Each Little Bird that Sings 
  • Wood, Maryrose. The Mysterious Howling - series