5th Grade Reading List
Reading suggestions for 5th Graders from the Weber County Library
The author describes how a mother and her three daughters survived the Holocaust in this story based on the author's own family history.
A Pakistani American Muslim girl struggles to stay true to her culture after tragedy strikes her community.
Recounts the discovery of the oldest human mummy in the 1990s by two mountain climbers on the Austrian border in this book that reveals how glaciers are now offering up many secrets from the past.
A young assistant pig-keeper has adventures beyond his wildest dreams in this first book in The Chronicles of Prydain series.
Ten-year-old Bud, an orphan, sets off to find his musician dad and gets into all sorts of trouble along the way.
Since the year 1900, cheetah footprints quickly dwindled in African dirt as the species plummeted from more than 100,000 to fewer than 10,000. At the Cheetah Conservation Fund's (CCF) African headquarters in Namibia, Laurie Marker and her team save these stunning, swift, and slender creatures from extinction.
Ten-year-old Leigh confides his troubles in letters to his favorite author.
The author recounts her experiences with hearing loss at a young age, including using a hearing aid and learning to lip read.
Learn all about the life of Benjamin Franklin, from his childhood to his golden years.
Fern helps her family by foraging for food in the forest, but the forest is threatened when a fracking company arrives.
Discovering a book of Langston Hughes' poetry in the library helps Langston cope with upsetting changes in his life.
A champion troublemaker, Nick decides to invent a new word to torment his teacher.
After emigrating from China, Mia Tang's parents take a job managing a rundown motel, despite the nasty owner, Mr. Yao.
Explores how the characters and lives of King George III of England and George Washington affected the progress and outcome of the American Revolution.
The adventures of three brothers growing up in a small Utah town in the late 1800s.
A zany, mysterious, funny book about Stanley Yelnats and how he changes his family's bad luck.
Roy moves to Florida and becomes involved in an attempt to save a colony of owls from a proposed construction site.
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.