5th Grade Reading List
Reading suggestions for 5th Graders from the Weber County Library
A retelling of four Arthurian legends, "The Sword in the Stone," "Excalibur," "The Lady of the Lake," and "The Last Great Battle," which feature Merlin, King Arthur, and other familiar figures.
Eleven-year-old child prodigy Millicent Min struggles to learn to play volleyball, tutor her enemy, deal with her grandmother's departure, and make friends.
Cat's life goes from bad to crazy when her fairy godmother tries to help her.
A lively account of the birth of the Constitution during a scorching summer with all the windows shut to prevent rumors, a bombardment of bluebottle flies, and New England delegates swathed in woolen suits.
Two sisters are forced to share a room when their grandfather comes to stay.
A young assistant pig-keeper has adventures beyond his wildest dreams in this first book in the Chronicles of Prydain series.
Nobody Owens, a living boy who resides in a graveyard with his nonliving family, must figure out why a dangerous man is trying to kill him.
The adventures of three brothers growing up in a small Utah town in the late 1800's.
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.
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.
Is Origami Yoda more than a simple finger puppet? That is the question Tommy and his friends attempt to answer.