5th Grade Reading List
Reading suggestions for 5th Graders from the Weber County Library
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.
On his first day of school, fifth-grader Michael K. is teamed with two very strange students, and while he gradually comes to believe they are aliens who need his help, he has trouble convincing anyone else of the truth.
Based on the true story of Hindenburg survivor, fourteen-year-old Werner Franz, a cabin boy on the German zeppelin.
California, who renames herself Lucy, is upset when her family moves from Massachusetts to a rough California mining town.
A shipwreck leaves young Alec stranded on a deserted island with a wild stallion.
A young assistant pig-keeper has adventures beyond his wildest dreams in this first book in the Chronicles of Prydain series.
A crippled boy in fourteenth-century England proves his courage and earns recognition from the King.
(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.
The adventures of three brothers growing up in a small Utah town in the late 1800's.