Grade 5

ISB Grade 5 Suggested Reading List

The Girl who drank the moon, Kelly Barnhill

The war that saved my life, Kimberly Brubaker Bradley

-39 Clues series by various authors

-A Long Walk to Water by Park, Linda Sue
-A Single Shard by Park, Linda Sue
-A Wrinkle in TIme by Madeleine L’Engle
-Because of Winn-Dixie by Kate DiCamillo
-Big Nate Out Loud by Lincoln Peirce
-Copper by Rebecca Lisle (Other books in this Series as well)
-Crash by Jerry Spinelli
-Danny Champion of the World by Dahl, Roald
-Dragon Rider by Cornelia Funke
-Drama by Raina Telgemeier
-Each Little Bird that Sings
-Emmy and the Incredible Shrinking Rat by Lynne Jonell
-Escape from Mr. Lemoncello’s Library
-Every Soul a Star by Wendy Mass
-Extra Credit by Andrew Clements
-Fairy Tale Detectives- The Sisters Grimm by Buckley, Michael
-Genius Files -Dan Gutman
-Gregor the Overlander series by Suzanne Collins
-Harry Potter Series by J. K. Rowling
-Hatchet by Paulsen, Garey
-Holes by Louis Sachar
-How to Train Your Dragon by Cressida Cowell
-Into The Wild by Hunter, Erin
-Island of the Blue Dolphins by Scott O’Dell
– Jeremy Thatcher, Dragon Hatcher by Coville, Bruce
-Kira Kira by Cynthia Kadohata
-Love, Ruby Lavender
-Maniac Magee by Jerry Spinelli
-Marshfield Dreams by Ralph Fetcher
-Marshfield Dreams: When I Was a Kid by Ralph Fletcher
-Mike Lupica books
-Never Mind Avi
-Number the Stars by Lois Lowry
-Out of My Mind by Draper, Sharon M.
-Paint the Wind by Pam Munoz Ryan
-Percy Jackson and the Olympians The lightning Thief by Riordan Rick
-Powerless by Matthew Cody
-Punished by Lubar, David
-Ranger’s Apprentice Series by John Flannagan
-Sahara Spcial by Esme Raji Codell
-Sammy Keys series by Wendelin Van Drannen
-Savvy by Ingrid Law
-Scumble by Ingrid Lay
-Sharon Creech – Walk Two Moons, Ruby Holler , Chasing Redbird
-Smile by Raina Telgemeier
-Spiderwick Chronicles by DiTerlizzi, Tony
-The Beginning of the End Avi
-The Call (Magnificent 12) by Michael Grant
-The Girl with the Silver Eyes by Willo Davis Roberts
-The Golden Twine (Cat’s Cradle, #1) by Jo Rioux
-The Lemonade War Jaqueline Davies
-The Lions of Little Rock by Krinstine Levine
-The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulaine by Kate DiCamillo
-The Red Pyramid by Rick Riordan
-The Strange Case of Origami Yoda by Tom Angleberger
-The Thing about George by Lisa Graff
-The Wishing Spell (Land of Stories #1) by Colfer Chris
-Tuck Everlasting by Natalie Babbitt
-Umbrella Summer by Lisa Graff
-Where the Mountain Meets the Moon by Grace Lin
-Wing and Claw by Park, Linda Sue
-Wonder by Palacio R. J.


For our older five/six readers—

-Splendors and Glooms by Laura Amy Schlitz

-Plain kate by Erin Bow

-Warriors series by Erin Hunter


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