5th Grade Reading List
Reading suggestions for 5th Graders from the Weber County Library
Amanda and Leo find themselves trapped in a time warp, celebrating their same-day birthdays over and over again.
Ten-year-old Zoe Elias, who longs to play the piano but must resign herself to learning the organ instead, finds that her musicianship has a positive impact on her workaholic mother, her jittery father, and her school social life.
The author describes how a mother and her three daughters survived the Holocaust, in this story based on the author's own family history.
Describes how special elephants are in the village of Tha Kleng in Thailand and looks at the life of one particular young elephant named Wan Pen.
The life of Anne Frank, from birth until being taken from the hidden attic by the Nazis, is presented in this haunting, meticulously researched picture book.
Bodies are coming and going from the Bessledorf Hotel - dead and alive! Bernie is determined to get to the bottom of the case.
Young Twig, living among the woodtrolls, goes out into the Deepwoods to find out where he belongs.
Recounts the discovery of the oldest human mummy in the 1990s by two mountain climbers on the Austrian border, in this exciting book that reveals how glaciers, hulking masses of moving ice, are now offering up many secrets from the past.
Ten-year-old Bud, an orphan, sets off to find his musician dad, and gets into all sorts of trouble along the way.
Just outside of downtown Minneapolis, follow the sounds of crowing and clucking and you will find Mary Britton Clouse's Chicken Run Rescue. Over the years, Mary and her husband have given hundreds of homeless birds a safe place to rest until they can be adopted by caring families.