5th Grade Reading List [Over 50 Great Books arranged by Book Level]

Wednesday, June 3, 2015

5th Grade Reading List [Over 50 Great Books arranged by Book Level]

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Picking a good book for kids can be hard work. This  book list has over 50 great book that belong on any 5th grade reading list.
5th Grade Reading List - GREAT book list for 5th graders! Perfect for reading the best books for summer reading, homeschool, classrooms, and more. Love the free printable bookmark with the 5th grade reading list.
My kids love to read! It is all I can do to keep a book in their hand!

But picking books that are not only fun to read, but good to fill their heads with can at time be challenging. I mean I cannot possibly read everything out there for each child as they pick them out from the library!

So I’ve done the work to pull together an amazing 5th grade reading list so when they are ready for their next great book, so am I!

HINT:  Try using one of our handy Reading Comprehension Bookmarks (any book: fiction or non fiction) to ensure your child is understanding what they are reading!


5th Grade Book List

Whether your child is in 5th grade or reading at a 5th grade level this 5th grade book list is easy to use because it is arranged by reading level!
  The Wheel on the School by Meindert DeJong (4.7)
  Summer of the Monkeys by Wilson Rawls (4.8)
  The Cricket in Times Square by George Selden (4.9)
  Dear Mr. Henshaw by Beverly Cleary (4.9)
  The Toothpaste Millionaire by Jean Merrill (5.0)
  Old Yeller by Fred Gipson (5.0)
  Lad: A Dog by Albert Payson Terhune
  Journey to the Center of the Earth by Jules Verne
  By the Great Horn Spoon by Sid Fleischman (5.1)
  Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH by Robert C. O'Brien (5.1)
  The Reluctant Dragon by Kenneth Grahame (5.2)
  The Great Brain by John D. Fitzgerald (5.2)
  Pollyanna by Eleanor H. Porter (5.2)
  The Shakespeare Stealer by Gary Blackwood (5.2)
  My Side of the Mountain by Jean Craighead George (5.2)
  The Book of Three by Lloyd Alexander (5.3)
  Snow Treasure by Marie McSwigan (5.3)
  The Borrowers by Mary Norton (5.3)
  Little Britches by Ralph Moody (5.3)
  The Hundred Dresses by Eleanor Estes (5.4)
  The Quest Begins by Erin Hunter (5.4)
  To Fly: The Story of the Wright Brothers by Wendie C. Old (5.4)
  King of the Wind: The Story of the Godolphin Arabian by Marguerite Henry (5.4)
  Frindle by Andrew Clements (5.4)
 Paddle-to-the-Sea by Holling C. Holling (5.4)
  Island of the Blue Dolphins by Scott O'Dell (5.4)
  Henry Reed, Inc. by Keith Robertson (5.5)
  Where the Mountain Meets the Moon by Grace Lin (5.5)
  The House of Sixty Fathers by Meindert DeJong (5.5)
  Redwall by Brian Jacques (5.6)
  Mr. Popper's Penguins by Richard Atwater (5.6)
  Treasure Island  by Robert Louis Stevenson (5.6)
  My Fathers Dragon by Ruth Stiles Gannet (5.6)
  Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry by Mildred D. Taylor (5.7)
  Thimble Summerby Elizabeth Enright (5.7)
  The Boy in the Striped Pajamas by John Boyne (5.8)
  Justin Morgan Had a Horse by Marguerite Henry (5.8)
  Everything on a Waffle by Polly Horvath (5.8)
  The Door in the Dragon's Throat by Frank E. Peretti (5.9)
  Ginger Pye by Eleanor Estes (6.0)
  Caddie Woodlawn by Carol Ryrie Brink (6.0)
  The Black Stallion by Walter Farley (6.1)
  Tom's Midnight Garden by Philippa Pearce (6.1)
  The Princess and the Goblin by George MacDonald (6.1)
  Gulliver's Travels by Jonathan Swift
  The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien
  The Wonderful Flight to the Mushroom Planet by Eleanor Cameron (6.3)
  Blue Willow by Doris Gates (6.5)
  The White Stag by Kate Seredy (6.6)
  The Twenty-One Balloons by William Pene du Bois (6.8)
  Ben and Me by Robert Lawson (6.9)
  Rascal by Sterling North
  Anne of Green Gables by L.M. Montgomery (7.3)


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      Did I miss one of your child’s favorite Chapter Books? I’d love to add to this list. Feel free to leave me the book title and author in the comments! 

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