Suggestions for Grade 5 Readers

The Eddie Dickens Trilogy by Philip Ardagh  A House Called Awful End  Dreadful Acts  Terrible Times

The Class Pets Series by Frank Asch  Battle In A Bottle  Survival School  The Ghost Of P. S. 42

Becoming Little Women by Jeannine Atkins

Midnight Magic and The Secret School by Avi

Dillon, Dillon by Kate Banks

Tree Girl by T. A. Baron

Any Oz Book by L. Frank Baum  The Wizard Of Oz  The Land Of Oz  Ozma Of Oz  Dorothy And The Wizard Of Oz  The Road To Oz  The Emerlad City of Oz  The Patchwork Girl Of Oz  Rinkitink In Oz  The Tin Woodman Of Oz  The Lost Princess Of Oz  Glinda Of Oz  The Marvelous Land of Oz

The Secret Garden or The Secret Garden or The Secret Garden by Frances Burnett

Keeper Of The Doves and The Summer Of The Swans by Betsy Byars

Alice's Adventures in Wonderland or Alice's Adventures in Wonderland or Alice's Adventures in Wonderland or Alice's Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll

Janitor's Boy by Andrew Clements

Green Boy by Susan Cooper

Any Book by Bruce Coville  Into The Land Of The Unicorns  The Song Of The Wanderer  Dragonslayers  

Aliens Ate My Homework  Thor's Wedding  Goblins In The Castle  Jennifer Murdley's Toad  Jeremy Thatcher, Dragon Hatcher  The Monster's Ring  My Teacher Flunked The Planet  My Teacher Fried My Brains  My Teacher Glows In The Dark  My Teacher Is An Alien  The Saber-toothed Poodnoobie  The Search For Snout  The Skull Of Truth  Space Brat  

Retellings of William Shakespeare by Bruce Coville  William Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream  William Shakespeare's Twelfth Night  William Shakespeare's Macbeth  William Shakespeare's Romeo And Juliet  William Shakespeare's Hamlet  William Shakespeare's The Tempest

Tale Of Despereaux by Kate DiCamillo

The Breadwinner and Parvana's Journey and Mud City by Deborah Ellis

The Elevator Family by Douglas Evans

Once Upon A Marigold by Jean Ferris

Any Joey Pigza Book by Jack Gantos  Joey Pigza Swallowed The Key  Joey Pigza Loses Control  What Would Joey Do?  I Am Not Joey Pigza

Any Dork Book by Carol Gorman  Dork On The Run  Dork In Disguise  A Midsummer Night's Dork

Any Baseball Card Adventure Book by Dan Gutman  Babe and Me  Honus and Me  Abner and Me  Jackie and Me  Mickey and Me Satch and Me Shoeless Joe and Me  Jim and Me

My Louisiana Sky by Kimberly Willis Holt

Secret Of Platform 13 and Island Of The Aunts by Eva Ibbotson

Any Book by Brian Jacques  Redwall  Mossflower  Mattimeo  Mariel Of Redwall  Martin The Warrior  The Bellmaker  The Outcast Of Redwall  Pearls Of Lutra  The Long Patrol  Marlfox  The Legend Of Luke  Lord Brocktree  Taggerung  Triss  High Rhulain  Doomwyte  Eulalia  Castaways Of The Flying Dutchman  The Angel's Command  Voyage of Slaves  Loamhedgel  Salamandastron  Rakkety Tam  Ribbajack  Seven Strange and Ghostly Tales

View From Saturday and From The Mixed-up Files Of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler by E. L. Kongisburg

Ella Enchanted and The Princess Test by Gail Carson Levine

Any Anastasia Book by Lois Lowry  Anastasia Krupnik  Anastasia Again  Anastasia At Your Service  Anastasia, Ask YourAnalyst  Anastasia On Her Own  Anastasia Has The Answers  Anastasia's Chosen Career  All About Sam  Anastasia At This Address  Attaboy, Sam!  Anastasia, Absolutely

Esperanza Rising by Patricia Ryan Munoz

Any Book by Barbara Park  Don't Make Me Smile  Skinnybones  The Kid In The Red Jacket  Almost Starring Skinnybones  Maxie, Rosie, And Earl--Partners in Grime  Rosie Swanson: Fourth-Grade Geek For President  Operation Dump the Chump  Beanpole  Mick Harte Was Here  The Graduation Of Jake Moon

A Single Shard by Linda Sue Park

Any Soup Book by Robert Newton Peck  Soup  Soup And Me  Soup For President  Soup's Drum  Soup On Wheels  Soup In The Saddle  Soup's Goat  Soup On Ice  Soup On Fire  Soup's Uncle  Soup's Hoop  Soup In Love  Soup Ahoy  Soup 1776

Where The Red Fern Grows by Wilson Rawls

How To Eat Fried Worms by Thomas Rockwell

Any Rowan Book by Emily Rodda  Rowan of Rin  Rowan and the Travelers  Rowan and the Keeper of the Crystal  Rowan and the Zebak  Rowan and the Ice-Creepers

Any Harry Potter Book by J.K. Rowling  Harry Potter And The Sorcerer's Stone  Harry Potter And The Chamber Of Secrets  Harry Potter And The Prisoner Of Azkaban  Harry Potter And The Goblet Of Fire  Harry Potter And The Order Of The Phoenix  Harry Potter And The Half-Blood Prince  Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows

Any of the Sideways Stories Books by Louis Sachar  Wayside School Is Falling Down  Sideways Stories From Wayside School  Wayside School Gets A Little Stranger  Sideways Arithmetic From Wayside School  More Sideways Arithmetic From Wayside School

Holes by Louis Sachar

Any Poetry Book by Shel Silverstein   Falling Up   A Light In The Attic   or   A Light In The Attic   Where The Sidewalk Ends   or   Where The Sidewalk Ends   Runny Babbit

Any Book by Zilpha Keatley Snyder   And Condors Danced   Black And Blue Magic   Cat Running   The Changeling   The Diamond War   The Egypt Game   Fabulous Creature   Famous Stanley Kidnapping Case   Fool's Gold   Ghosts Of Rathburn Park   The Gypsy Game   Headless Cupid   Song Of The Gargoyle   Trespassers   Witches Of Worm   Gib Rides Home   The Unseen   Gib And The Gray Ghost   Runaways   The Velvet Room   Spyhole Secrets

Fruitlands by Gloria Whelan