Book Lists - 5th Grade

Adventure Stories

J  NEWBERY ApplegateThe One and Only Ivan
J  NEWBERY AviCrispin: The Cross of Lead
J  NEWBERY Barnhill
The Girl Who Drank the Moon
J  NEWBERY CurtisThe Watsons Go to Birmingham—1963
J  NEWBERY DiCamilloFlora & Ulysses : The Illuminated Adventures
J  NEWBERY FleischmanThe Whipping Boy
Hello Universe
J  NEWBERY L’EngleA Wrinkle in Time (series)
J  FICTION AlmondThe Boy Who Climbed Into the Moon
J  FICTION HorowitzStormbreaker (series)
J  FICTION PreusThe Heart of a Samurai

Realistic Fiction

J FICTION DiCamilloRaymie Nightingale
J FICTION Garcia-WilliamsOne Crazy Summer (series)
J FICTION GrimesGarvey’s Choice
J FICTION MedinaMerci Suarez Changes Gears
J FICTION PerezFirst Rule of Punk
J FICTION ReynoldsGhost (series)
J FICTION RawlsWhere the Red Fern Grows
J FICTION RyanEsperanza Rising
J FICTION WolkBeyond the Bright Sea


Historical Fiction

J FICTION AviMidnight Magic
J FICTION BradleyThe War that Saved My Life
J FICTION CurtisElijah of Buxton
J FICTION DenenbergThe Journal of William Thomas Emerson: A Revolutionary War Patriot
J FICTION GidwitzThe Inquisitor’s Tale, or, the Three Magical Children and their Holy Dog
J FICTION HolmFull of Beans
J FICTION MyersThe Journal of Biddy Owens, the Negro Leagues
J FICTION OppelBoundless
J FICTION YelchinBreaking Stalin’s Nose

Humorous Stories

J FICTION AnglebergerThe Goat Who Chewed Too Much
J FICTION BruehlBad Kitty (series)
J FICTION CurtisMr. Chickee’s Funny Money
J FICTION GrantThe League of Beastly Dreadfuls
J FICTION IbbotsonThe Abominables
J FICTION IgnatowThe Popularity Papers (series)
J FICTION StineThe First Day of School Forever
J FICTION SacharSideways Stories from Wayside School (series)
J FICTION PeirceBig Nate in a Class by Himself (series)
J FICTION RussellDork Diaries: Tales from a Not-So-Fabulous Life (series)


J FICTION BrownThe Wild Robot (series)
J FICTION ColferLand of Stories (series)
J FICTION GidwitzA Tale Dark & Grimm (series)
J FICTION LinWhere the Mountain Meets the Moon
J FICTION PinkwaterAdventures of a Cat-Whiskered Girl
J FICTION RowlingHarry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone (series)
J FICTION StewartThe Secret Keepers


Science Fiction

J FICTION ChristopherThe White Mountains (series)
J FICTION CovilleAliens Stole My Body (series)
J FICTION FarmerThe Ear, the Eye, and the Arm
J FICTION HaddixThe Hidden (series)
J FICTION L’EngleA Wrinkle in Time (series)
J FICTION LowryThe Giver
J FICTION SeidlerBrainboy and the Deathmaster
J TWEEN FICTION DanzigerThis Place Has No Atmosphere


Graphic Novels

J GRAPHIC NOVEL HaleReal Friends
J GRAPHIC NOVEL HatkeZita the Space Girl (series)
J GRAPHIC NOVEL HolmSwing It, Sunny!
J GRAPHIC NOVEL JamiesonRoller Girl
J GRAPHIC NOVEL KibuishiThe Stonekeeper (series)
J GRAPHIC NOVEL KrosoczkaLunch Lady (series)
J GRAPHIC NOVEL PilkeyDogman (series)
J GRAPHIC NOVEL SantatSidekicks
J GRAPHIC NOVEL SmithOut from Boneville (series)
J GRAPHIC NOVEL TelgemeierDrama


Mystery Stories

J FICTION MYSTERY BalliettChasing Vermeer (series)
J FICTION MYSTERY BoschThe Name of this Book is Secret (series)
J FICTION MYSTERY GrishamTheodore Boone (series)
J FICTION MYSTERY MacGregorMystery at Lake Placid
J FICTION MYSTERY RiddellOttoline and the Yellow Cat
J FICTION MYSTERY Snicket  Who Could That Be at this Hour? (series)
J FICTION SnicketA Series of Unfortunate Events (series)

Nonfiction Books

J  CV Yeboah 2015 Emmanuel’s Dream
J  D 802 .D4 H645 2015The Boys Who Challenged Hitler
J  DT 87.15 .H36 2010How the Sphinx Got to the Museum
J  GR 166 .M8265 2011The Pied Piper of Hamelin
J  GV 1218.5 .F67 2016 The Marvelous Thing that Came from a Spring
J  N 6537 .B233 S84 2016 Radiant Child: The Story of Young Artist Jean-Michel Basquiat
J  NE 546.P6 T65 2015 Funny Bones : Posada and his Day of the Dead Calaveras
J  QB 755.2 .H37 2013How the Meteorite Got to the Museum