5th Grade Reading List
Reading suggestions for 5th Graders from the Weber County Library
The story of Prince Theseus and the trials that befall him when he vows to become a hero.
Orphan, clock keeper, thief: Hugo lives in the walls of a busy Paris train station, where his survival depends on secrets and anonymity. Part graphic novel, part novel. Winner, Caldecott Medal 2008.
Describes the English colony of Roanoke, which was founded in 1585, and discusses the mystery of its disappearance.
When Ivan, a gorilla who has lived for years in a down-and-out circus-themed mall, meets Ruby, a baby elephant that has been added to the mall, he decides that he must find her a better life.
The eleven-year-old son of the Ravenmaster at the Tower of London befriends a Jacobite rebel being held prisoner there.
Read about Viking life and culture and notable accomplishments as skilled craftsmen, hardworking farmers, prosperous merchants, and explorers.
Murder, mystery, and adventure aren't your typical birthday presents . . . But for Theo, anything that breaks up his ordinary routine is the perfect gift.
Is Origami Yoda more than a simple finger puppet? That is the question Tommy and his friends attempt to answer.
On the way to visit their grandfather, 13-year-old Sophie and her cousin Cody record their transatlantic crossing.
Washed ashore as a baby in tiny Tupelo Landing, North Carolina, Mo LoBeau, now eleven, and her best friend Dale turn detective when the amnesiac Colonel, owner of a cafÃ© and co-parent of Mo with his cook, Miss Lana, seems implicated in a murder.