Recommended 5th Grade Reading

  • This year our big focus will be to develop a love of reading! Students should be reading nighty in order to develop vocabulary, comprehension, inferencing skills and creativity!

    The following books are suggested reading for 5th grade.

    • Hatchet by Gary Paulsen
    • Baseball in April and Other Stories by Gary Soto
    • The Phantom Tollbooth by Norton Juster
    • The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett
    • Island of the Blue Dolphins by Scott O'Dell
    • Number the Stars by Lois Lowry
    • The View from Saturday by E.L. Konigsburg
    • Holes by Louis Sachar
    • Wonder by R.J. Palacio
    • The Giver by Lois Lowry
    • Bridge to Terabithia by Katharine Paterson
    • The Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan
    • Tuck Everlasting by Natalie Babbitt
    • A Wrinkle in Time by Madeline L'Engle
    • Esperanza Rising by Pam Munoz Ryan
    • The Tale of Desperaux by Kate DiCamillo
    • The Chronicles of Narnia by C.S. Lewis
    • Stargirl by Jerry Spinelli
    • Matilda by Roald Dahl
    • Ella Enchanted by Gail Carson Levine