5th Grade Reading List
Reading suggestions for 5th Graders from the Weber County Library
Tells the story of how women throughout the ages have responded to situations confronting them in daily life by inventing such items as correction fluid, helmets, the windshield wiper, baby carriers, and disposable diapers.
Examines the connections between old myths about the kraken--a Scandinavian sea monster--and modern scientific study of the giant squid, and explores representations of the creature in film and literature.
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 high-action portrait of the infamous historical pirate who pursued high-seas ambitions as a youth before settling down in New Orleans.
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.