5th Grade Reading List
Reading suggestions for 5th Graders from the Weber County Library
Ten-year-old Leigh confides his troubles in letters to his favorite author.
In this story told mostly through letters, children's book author I. B. Grumply, gets more than he bargained for when he rents a quiet place to write for the summer.
Privileged, wealthy Esperanza must leave Mexico to work in a labor camp on the eve of the Great Depression.
A look at famous inventions and the stories behind them.
See what happens every minute on earth with these facts about earth, space, technology, pop culture, animals, sports, the human body, and food.
Eleven-year-old Primrose living in a small fishing village in British Columbia recounts her experiences and all that she learns about human nature and the unpredictability of life in the months after her parents are lost at sea.
A champion troublemaker, Nick decides to invent a new word to torment his teacher.
Invoking the memories of ancestors whose names they do not know, Lester and Brown reveal the inner life of the slaves expressed in their secret worship meetings, their heroic escapes, and their joy about freedom.
Provides insight into the personal side of George Washington along with little-known and funny facts about the man who--although he didn't want the job--would eventually become our nation's first president.
Explores how the characters and lives of King George III of England and George Washington affected the progress and outcome of the American Revolution.