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Books for 5th Grade and 6th Grade

New Books for 5th Grade and 6th Grade

This great list is from my local library, the Newton Free Library. If you are part of the Minuteman Library System, just click on the title to reserve the book. These lists have a great mix of graphic novels, non-fiction, poems, fiction, audio books and more. I have more lists here:

Great Reading List of New Books: Kindergarten and 1st Grade

Great Reading List of New Books: 2nd and 3rd Grade

Great Reading List of New Books: 3rd and 4th Grade

Great Reading List of New Books: 4th and 5th Grade

1.    Adam, PaulMax Cassidy: Escape from Shadow Island. (J Myst)


2.    Angleberger, TomThe Strange Case of Origami Yoda. (J Fic) and (J Audiobook)


*3.    Appelt, KathiKeeper. (J Fic) and (J Audiobook)


My oldest is a huge fan of Kathi Appelt and LOVED this book.


4.    Beccia, Carlyn. I Feel Better with a Frog in My Throat…  (J 615.88 B38I)


5.    Berk, Ari, and Kristen McDermott. William Shakespeare: His Life and Times(JE S527.MC)


 6.    Bragg, Georgia. How They Croaked: The Awful Ends of the Awfully Famous. (J 920. B73H)


*7.    Day, KarenA Million Miles from Boston. (J Fic)

My oldest and I are HUGE fans of local Newton author Karen Day. I have posts on her here and here and a book review on A Million Miles from Boston here.


8.    George-Warren, HollyThe Cowgirl Way(J 920.709 G29C)


9.    Gherman, BeverlySparky: The Life and Art of Charles Schulz. (JE S38.GH)


10.    Henderson, JasonVampire Rising. (Alex Van Helsing, #1) (J Fic)


11.    Johnson, Rebecca LJourney into the Deep. (J 591.77 J63J)


12.    Kelley, JaneNature Girl. (J Fic)

*13.    Kent, Peter. Peter Kent’s City Across Time.  (J 307.76 K41C)

*14.    Lupica, Mike. Hero. (J Fic) and (J Audiobook)


15.    MacDonald, BaileyWicked Will(J Myst)


16.    Macy, SueWheels of Change: How Women Rode the Bicycle…  (J 796.608 M24W)


17.    Margolis, LeslieGirl’s Best Friend. (J Myst)

*18.    Mass, Wendy The Candymakers. (J Fic) and (J Audiobook)

*19.    Myers, Walter DeanThe Cruisers. (J Fic) and (J Audiobook)


20.    Newquist, H.PHere There Be Monsters… (J 594.58 N47H)


21     Quimby, Laura. The Carnival of Lost Souls: A Handcuff Kid Novel. (J Fic)


22.    Renier, AaronThe Unsinkable Walker Bean. (J Graphic)


23.    Rhodes, Jewell Parker. Ninth Ward. (J Fic) and (J Audiobook)

*24.    Scieszka, Jon, ed. Guys Read: Funny Business. (J SS G98S)


25.    Shang, Wendy Wan-Long. The Great Wall of Lucy Wu. (J Fic) 

My oldest and I also loved this book. It just won Parents’ Choice Silver Honors. I have a review here.


26.    Sloan, Christopher. Mummies (J 393.3 S63M)


27.    Tanner, Lian. Museum of Thieves. (J Fic) and (J Audiobook)


28.    Telgemeier, Raina. Smile. (J Graphic)

29.    Townsend, Michael. Amazing Greek Myths of Wonder and Blunders (J 292.13 T66M [Graphic])

*30.    Zimmer, Tracie VaughnCousins of Clouds: Elephant Poems. (J 821 Z65C)


31.    Calliope or Chop Chop. (Magazines)

                  * Great author who has other good titles.

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By Mia Wenjen, PragmaticMom

1 Comment

  1. choxbox

    Thanks as ever. We icked up Magyk because I’d read about it here, and my 6th grader is loving it.

    Btw, she recently read the Inkheart trilogy and cannot stop raving about it. i read the first one and must say it is phenomenal.

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