Summer Reading List

Summer is the perfect time for families to read for enjoyment. Summer reading has helped students:

  1. Encourage a love and enjoyment of books
  2. Provide exposure to a variety of genres
  3. Increase vocabulary knowledge
  4. Increase reading fluency
  5. Develop background concepts and general knowledge
  6. Provide models of good writing

Here is a list of popular 5th grade reading books:

The Golden Compass
Frindle
Holes

Bridge to Terabithia
Maniac Magee
Island of the Blue Dolphins
From the Mixed-up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler

True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle
A Wrinkle in Time

PLEASE NOTE:  We will be reading Esperanza Rising and Wonder together as a class during the year.