Fifth Grade Reading List

Fifth Grade Reading List

Allen, CrystalHow Lamar’s Bad Prank Won a Bubba-Sized Trophy

Angleberger, Tom…..The Strange Case of Origami Yoda, Darth Paper Strikes Back

Angus, Jennifer……In Search of Goliathus Hercules

Appelt, Kathi……Keeper

Applegate , Katherine A….. “The Animorph” series

Auxier, Johnathan…..The Night Gardener

Avi ……….Fighting Ground, The True Confessions Of Charlotte Doyle (1991 Newbery Honor Book), Crispin: The Cross of Lead (2003 Newbery Winner), Poppy, The Secret School, and many others.

Bacon, Lee……. Joshua Dread

Baker, E.D. …..The Salamander Spell (and others)

Banks, Lynne Reid…. Indian In The Cupboard, Return Of The Indian, and others

Barrow, RandiSaving Zasha

Blake, Stephanie J. …….The Marble Queen

Blakemore, Megan Frazer……The Friendship Riddle

Beatty, Andrea…..“Dorko the Magnificent”

Bosch, Pseudonymous…..This Book is Not Good for You series (see others)

Boylan, Jennifer Finney….Falcon Quinn series

Bransford, Nathan….Jacob Wonderbar and the Cosmic Space Kapow

Burnett, Frances Hodgson (1849 – 1974) …..A Little Princess, The Secret Garden,

Cameron, Anne………The Lightning Catcher

Castle, M.E. …Popular Clone series

Catmull, Katherine…..Summer and Bird

Chadda, Sarwat……The Savage Fortress

Chari, SheelaVanished

Choldenko, Gennifer…..Al Capone Shines My Shoes, No Passengers Beyond This Point (see others)

Christopher, Lucy…….Flyaway

Clements, Andrew.Frindle, The Landry News, The School Story, A Week in the Woods, The Report Card, Jake Drake Books, The Last Holiday Concert, (and others)

Colfer, Eoin …..Artemis Fowl series

Collins, Suzanne…..Gregor the Overlander series

Collins, Pat Lowery.…..Daughter of Winter

Curtis, Christopher Paul…..Bud, Not Buddy (2000 Newbery Award Winner), The Watsons Go to Birmingham (1996 Newbery Honor Book)

Cushman, Karen …..Will Sparrow’s Road Rodzina (and others)

Deedy, Carmen Agra……The Cheshire Cheese Cat

Delaney, Rachelle…….The Ship of Lost Souls

DiCamillo, Kate….Because of Winn Dixie (2001 Newbery Honor Book), The Tale of Despereaux – (2004 Newbery Winner)

Downer, Ann…..Hatching Magic

Durham, Paul……The Luck Uglies

Epstein, Adam Jay………Starbounders

Farmer, Nancy ….House of the Scorpion (2003 Newbery Honor Book),

Fitzgerald, John …. The Great Brain series

Fitzhugh, Louise……Harriet the Spies Again

Fleischman, SidThe Whipping Boy, Jim Ugly, and others

Funke, Cornelia…. The Thief Lord series, Inkheart series

Gaiman, Neil………Coraline

George, Jean Craighead …….Julie Of The Wolves, My Side Of The Mountain (and others)

Giff, Patricia Reilly….. Lily’s Crossing (1998 Newbery Honor Book) , Nory Ryan’s Song, Pictures of Hollis Woods (2003 Newbery Honor Book), Maggie’s Door, and others

Gordon, Roderick……..Tunnel Series

Gourlay, Candy……..Tall Story

Green, Tim……….Force Out

Haddix, Margaret Peterson….Among the Hidden, Among the Imposters, Among the Betrayed, Just Ella, Running Out of Time, Because of Anya

Hahn, Mary……….Stepping On The Cracks, and others

Hale, Bruce……School for Spies Playing with Fire

Hardinge, Frances……Fly by Night

Haskell, Merrie…..The Castle Behind Thorns

Hathaway, Barbara…...Letters to Missy Violet

Henkes, Kevin………Olive’s Ocean

Henry, Marguerite (1902- 1997)…..King Of The Wind, Misty Of Chincotegue (and others)

Hesse, Karen…..Out of the Dust (1998 Newbery Winner), A Light in the Storm, The Civil War Diary of Amelia Martin (Dear America series), The Music of Dolphins, Stowaway

Hiaasen, Carl Hoot (2003 Newbery Honor Book), Scat, Flush

Hilmo, Tess…..With a Name Like Love

Holm, Jennifer …..Our Only May Amelia (2000 Newbery Honor Book)

Holt, Kimberly Willis…..My Louisiana Sky, When Zachary Beaver Came to Town, Dancing in Cadillac Light, Dear Hank Williams

Horowitz, Anthony….Stormbreaker, Point Blank, Skeleton Key, and Eagle Strike – Alex Rider Adventures

Horvath, Polly…..My One Hundred Adventures

Hubbard, Kirsten…..Watch the Sky

Hulme, John…..The Seems series

Hunter, Erin……Battles of the Clans Warriors series

Jacques, Brian….Redwall series

Jones, Kelly…..Unusual Chickens for the Exceptional Poultry Farmer

Kimmel, Elizabeth CodyLegend of the Ghost Dog

Klise, Kate….Dying to Meet You series

Kurtz, Chris….. The Adventures of a South Pole Pig

Larson, KirbyDash

L’Engle, Madeline……Wind In The Door, A Wrinkle in Time

Levine, Gail Carson…..Ella Enchanted (1998 Newbery Honor Book), Dave at Night, The Two Princesses of Bamarre, “The Princess Tales” books, and others, Stolen Magic

Lewis, C.S.  …Chronicles Of Narnia series

Lin, Grace…..Where the Mountain Meets the Moon

Lowry, Lois….One Hundredth Thing About Caroline, Number The Stars,  “Anastasia” Books, The Giver (and others)

Marsden, Carolyn…..The White Zone

Martin, Ann…..A Corner of the Universe, The Doll People, and others

Mass, Wendy….11 Birthdays, 12 Finally, 13 Gifts

Mata, Julie…….Kate Walden Directs: Night of the Zombie Chickens

Naylor, Phyllis……The Boys Start The War, Shiloh (1992 Newbery Medal Winner) and other “Shiloh” books, Carlotta’s Kittens, and others

Nimmo, Jenny….. Charlie Bone series

O’Brien, Robert C. ….. Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH

O’Dell, Scott….. Island Of The Blue Dolphins (1961 Newbery Winner) 

Paolini, Christopher…. Eragon series

Patron, Susan……The Higher Power of Lucky (and others)

Paulsen, Gary….Hatchet  (1988 Newbery Honor Book), The River,      “Mr. Tucket” Books, and others

Peck, Richard….A Long Way from Chicago, A Year Down Yonder (2001 Newbery Winner)

Raskin, Ellen…..The Westing Game (1979 Newbery Winner)

Riordan, Rick…..Heroes of Olympus series, The Red Pyramid Series

Rowling, J. K. …..Harry Potter series

Russell, Rachel Renee….Dork Diaries series

Ryan, Pam MunozRiding Freedom, Esperanza Rising

Sachar, Louis…..Holes, (1999 Newbery Medal Winner), Loser, “Marvin Redpost” series. “Wayside School” series, and many others

Saunders, Kate……Beswitched

Scattergood, Augusta….The Way to Stay in Destiny

Scieszka, Jon…..Spaceheadz

Selznick, Brian….The Invention of Hugo Cabret, Wonderstruck (see others)

Shan, Darren …..Cirque du Freak series

Snickett, Lemony …..“A Series of Unfortunate Events” series

Spinelli, Jerry…….Maniac Magee ((1991 Newbery Winner), There’s A Girl In My Hammerlock , Crash, Stargirl, (and others)

Summy, Barrie…….The Disappearance of Emily H.

Taylor, Theodore……….. The Trouble with Tuck

Thompson, J.E……….“The Girl from Felony Bay”

Urban, Linda….A Crooked Kind of Perfect

Valente, Catherynne M……The Girl Who Fell and Led the Revels There

Van Draanen, Wendelin…. Secret Identity (Shredderman 1), Sammy Keyes series

Van Leeuwen, Jean….. The Missing Pieces of Me

Vernick, Audrey….Water Balloon

White, Ruth….Belle Prater’s Boy (1997 Newbery Honor Book), Tadpole

Wildavsky, Rachel…….The Secret of Rover

Woods, Brenda….The Blossoming Universe of Violet Diamond

Yolen, Jane……..Here There Be Unicorns, Merlin and the Dragon

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