Wednesday, June 8, 2011

Sandra's Recommendations for Fifth Grade Readers

My youngest daughter, now heading to high school, recalled for me her favorite books. Here are her recommendations for readers in fifth grade.

A Mango-Shaped Space by Wendy Mass

The True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle by Avi

Peter and the Starcatchers series by Dave Barry
  • Peter and the Starcatchers
  • Peter and the Shadow Thieves
  • Peter and the Secret of Rundoon
  • Peter and the Sword of Mercy

The Penderwicks and The Penderwicks on Gardam Street by Jeanne Birdsall

A Face First by Priscilla Cummings

Marley, A Dog Like No Other by John Grogan 

Edward's Eyes by Patricia MacLachlan

How to Steal a Dog by Barbara O'Connor

Island of the Blue Dolphins by Scott O'Dell 

The Invention of Hugo Cabret by Brian Selznick

The Story of a Seagull and the Cat who Taught Her to Fly by Luis Sepulveda

Elsewhere by Gabrielle Zevin

Sandra's Recommendations for Fourth Grade Readers
Sandra's Recommendations for Third Grade Readers

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