5th Grade Reading List

Reading suggestions for 5th Graders from the Weber County Library

Matilda Bone
Artist/Author/Cast:
Cushman, Karen
Call Number:
JF Cushman
Description:
Merlin and the Making of the King
Artist/Author/Cast:
Hodges, Margaret; Hyman, Trina Schart (Illustrator, Translator); Malory, Thomas
Call Number:
J398.2 H6893m 2004
Description:

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.

Millicent Min, Girl Genius
Artist/Author/Cast:
Yee, Lisa
Call Number:
JF Yee
Description:

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.

Once upon a Toad
Artist/Author/Cast:
Frederick, Heather Vogel
Call Number:
JF Frederick
Description:

Cat's life goes from bad to crazy when her fairy godmother tries to help her.

Shh!  We`re Writing the Constitution
Artist/Author/Cast:
Fritz, Jean; dePaola, Tomie (Illustrator)
Call Number:
J342.73029 F9199sh
Description:

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.

So You Want to Be an Inventor?
Artist/Author/Cast:
St. George, Judith; Small, David (Illustrator)
Call Number:
J608 S1394s
Description:
Swindle
Artist/Author/Cast:
Korman, Gordon
Call Number:
JF Korman
Description:
Ten Rules For Living With My Sister
Artist/Author/Cast:
Martin, Ann M.
Call Number:
JF Martin
Description:
The Book of Three
Artist/Author/Cast:
Alexander, Lloyd
Call Number:
JF Alexander
Description:

A young assistant pig-keeper has adventures beyond his wildest dreams in this first book in the Chronicles of Prydain series.

The Graveyard Book
Artist/Author/Cast:
Gaiman, Neil; McKean, Dave (Illustrator)
Call Number:
JF Gaiman
Description:

(2009) 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.

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