Books for Fifth and Sixth Graders

Fiction
Book Cover Title
Image of The Arkadians book cover The Arkadians
Lloyd Alexander
Image of Skellig book cover Skellig
David Almond
Image of The true confessions of Charlotte Doyle book cover The true confessions of Charlotte Doyle
Avi
Image of Granny the Pag book cover Granny the Pag
Nina Bawden
Image of The house with a clock in its walls book cover The house with a clock in its walls
John Bellairs
Image of Chevrolet Saturdays book cover Chevrolet Saturdays
Candy Dawson Boyd
Image of The White Mountains book cover The White Mountains
John Christopher
Image of The face on the milk carton book cover The face on the milk carton
Caroline B. Cooney
Image of The Wanderer book cover The Wanderer
Sharon Creech
Image of The Watsons go to Birmingham, 1963 book cover The Watsons go to Birmingham, 1963
Christopher Paul Curtis
Image of Catherine, called Birdy book cover Catherine, called Birdy
Karen Cushman
Image of The window book cover The window
Michael Dorris
Image of The Ear, the Eye, and the Arm book cover The Ear, the Eye, and the Arm
Nancy Farmer
Image of Harriet the spy book cover Harriet the spy
Louise Fitzhugh
Image of Bull Run book cover Bull Run
Paul Fleischman
Image of The slave dancer book cover The slave dancer
Paula Fox
Image of My side of the mountain book cover My side of the mountain
Jean Craighead George
Image of Redwall book cover Redwall
Brian Jacques
Image of The phantom tollbooth book cover The phantom tollbooth
Norton Juster
Image of Faith and the electric dogs book cover Faith and the electric dogs
Patrick Jennings
Image of From the mixed-up files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler book cover From the mixed-up files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler
E. L. Konigsburg
Image of The wreckers book cover The wreckers
Iain Lawrence
Image of F is for fabuloso book cover F is for fabuloso
Marie G. Lee
Image of Ella enchanted book cover Ella enchanted
Gail Carson Levine
Image of Alice in rapture, sort of  book cover Alice in rapture, sort of
Phyllis Reynolds Naylor
Image of Mrs. Frisby and the rats of NIMH book cover Mrs. Frisby and the rats of NIMH
Robert C. O'Brien
Image of Preacher's boy book cover Preacher's boy
Katherine Paterson
Image of Hatchet book cover Hatchet
Gary Paulsen
Image of The Westing game book cover The Westing game
Ellen Raskin
Image of Holes book cover Holes
Louis Sachar
At the sound of the beep
Marilyn Sachs
Image of The Stinky Cheese Man and other fairly stupid tales book cover The Stinky Cheese Man and other fairly stupid tales
Jon Scieszka & Lane Smith
Image of The duplicate book cover The duplicate
William Sleator
Image of The Egypt game book cover The Egypt game
Zilpha Snyder Keatley
Image of Baseball in April and other stories book cover Baseball in April and other stories
Gary Soto
Image of Roll of thunder, hear my cry book cover Roll of thunder, hear my cry
Mildred D. Taylor
Image of The thief book cover The thief
Megan Whalen Turner
Image of Daring to be Abigail book cover Daring to be Abigail
Rachel Vail
Image of The bad girls book cover The bad girls
Cynthia Voigt
Image of The case of the Goblin Pearls book cover The case of the Goblin Pearls
Laurence Yep
Image of The friends book cover The friends
Kazumi Yumoto
Non-fiction
Book Cover Title
Image of William Shakespeare & the Globe book cover William Shakespeare & the Globe
Aliki
Shadow ball : a history of the Negro leagues
Ken Burns
Image of You're on! book cover You're on!
Lori Marie Carlson
Image of The abracadabra kid : a writer's life book cover The abracadabra kid : a writer's life
Sid Fleischman
Image of The life and death of Crazy Horse book cover The life and death of Crazy Horse
Russell Freedman
Image of I see the rhythm: a story of African American music book cover I see the rhythm: a story of African American music
Toyomi Igus
Image of A short walk around the Pyramids and through the world of art book cover A short walk around the Pyramids and through the world of art
Philip M. Isaacson
Image of The bone detectives: how forensic anthropologists solve crimes and uncover mysteries of the dead book cover The bone detectives: how forensic anthropologists solve crimes and uncover mysteries of the dead
Donna M. Jackson
Image of This land is my land book cover This land is my land
George Littlechild
Image of Making magic windows book cover Making magic windows
Carmen Lomas Garza
Image of Raw head, bloody bones book cover Raw head, bloody bones
Mary E. Lyons
Image of Winning ways: a photohistory of American women in sports book cover Winning ways: a photohistory of American women in sports
Sue Macy
Image of Black hands, white sails: the story of African-American whalers book cover Black hands, white sails: the story of African-American whalers
Patricia C. McKissack and Fredrick L. McKissack
Image of At her majesty's request: an African princess in Victorian England book cover At her majesty's request: an African princess in Victorian England
Walter Dean Myers
Image of This same sky: a collection of poems from around the world book cover This same sky: a collection of poems from around the world
Naomi Shihab Nye
Image of Leon's story book cover Leon's story
Leon Tillage
Image of The invisible thread book cover The invisible thread
Yoshiko Uchida