Grade 5 Reading List

Grade 5- Suggested Reading Book List 


  • Are you there God, It’s Me Margret by Judy Bloome 
  • Before We Were Free by Julia Alvarez 
  • Call of the Wild by Jack London (Teacher Library) * 
  • Children of the Longhouse by Joseph Bruchac (Teacher Library)* 
  • Dragon Wings by YEP (Teacher Library) * 
  • Facts and Fictions of Minna Pratt by Patrician McLachlan 
  • Fast Sam, Cool Clyde and Stuff by Walter Dean Myers (Teacher Library) * 
  • Finding Buck Henry by Alfred Slote (Teacher Library) * 
  • Hatchet by Gary Paulsen (Teacher Library) * 
  • Jungle Book by Rudyard Kipling (Teacher Library) * 
  • Lyddie by Katherine Paterson 
  • Midnight Fox by Betsy Byars (Teacher Library) * 
  • My Side of the Mountain by Jean Craighead George (Teacher Library) * 
  • No Talking by Andrew Clements 
  • Spy for the Nightriders by Dave and Neta Jackson (Teacher Library) * 
  • Stealing Home by Mary Stoltz (Teacher Library) * 
  • The Story of George Washington Carver by Eva Moore 
  • The Great Gilly Hopkins by Katherine Paterson 
  • The Incredible Journey by Sheila Burnford 
  • Wood song by Gary Paulsen (Teacher Library) * 

*Teacher Library indicates that a copy of book is available in classroom for rental 

Want to read a book not on list? Speak with your teacher, Ms. Morales! 


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