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.
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.
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.
Ten-year-old Leigh confides his troubles in letters to his favorite author.
See what happens every minute on earth with these facts about earth, space, technology, pop culture, animals, sports, the human body, and food.
A champion troublemaker, Nick decides to invent a new word to torment his teacher.
Explores how the characters and lives of King George III of England and George Washington affected the progress and outcome of the American Revolution.
A zany, mysterious, funny book about Stanley Yelnats and how he changes his family's bad luck.
New to Florida, Roy spots the running boy--running away from the school bus, carrying no books and wearing no shoes. Sensing a mystery, Roy sets himself on the boy's trail.
Introduces the concept of ratio by comparing what humans would be able to do if they had bodies like different animals.
For all the ten years of her life, Ha has only known Saigon: the thrills of its markets, the joy of its traditions, the warmth of her friends close by . . . and the beauty of her very own papaya tree. But now the Vietnam War has reached her home.
A collection of irresistible poems that celebrate the insect world, from the short life of the mayfly to the love song of the book louse.
On remote Codfish Island off the southern coast of New Zealand live the last 91 kakapo parrots on earth.