5th Grade Reading Suggestions

  • Suggested Titles for 5th Grade Readers


    Absolutely Normal Chaos

    The Amulet of Samarkand

    Angel on The Square

    Artemis Fowl

    Because of Winn Dixie

    The Birchbark House

    Bridge to Terabithia

    Bud, Not Buddy

    Caddie Woodlawn

     Charlie & the Chocolate...

    Charlotte’s Web 

    Chasing Vermeer

    The City of Ember


    A Cricket in Times Square



    The Doll Family

    Dragon Rider

    Ella Enchanted



    From the Mixed-Up Files...

    The Golden Compass

    The Golden Hour

    Granny Torelli Makes Soup

    The Great Gilly Hopkins


    Hippolyta & the Curse...

    The Hobbit


    Hound of the Baskervilles

    A Homeless Bird

    Indian in the Cupboard

    In the Year of the Boar... 


    Island of the Aunts

    Joey Pigza Swallowed the Key

    The Lion, Witch & the Wardrobe


    A Long Way from Chicago

    The Lord of the Rings

    The Lost Years of Merlin

    Love That Dog

     Maniac Magee


    Millicent Min, Girl Genius

    Molly Moon’s Incredible Book...

    Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of ...

    My Side of the Mountain

    Not Just a Witch

    Number the Stars 

    Odysseus in the Serpent...

    Olive’s Ocean

    The Phantom Tollbooth 

    Pippi Longstocking

    The Pushcart War 


    Ruby Holler

    Sahara Special

    Sammy Keyes

    The Secret of Platform 13

    A Series of Unfortunate...


     A Single Shard


     Stuart Little

     Swiss Family Robinson

     The Tale of Despereaux


     The Thief Lord

     The Tiger Rising

     Touching Spirit Bear

     Treasure Island

     Tuck Everlasting

     The Twits

     Two Princesses of Bamarre

     Walk Two Moons

     The Watsons Go to Birmingham

     Where the Redfern Grows

     A Wrinkle in Time

     A Year Down Yonder