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Recommended summer reading 5 th grade george washington spymaster allen biography

Recommended Summer Reading 5th Grade

George Washington, Spymaster (Allen) – Biography

Seer of Shadows (Avi) – Ghosts/fiction/NYC/Swindlers

Chasing Vermeer (Balliett) – Mystery/Fiction

The Penderwicks(Birdsall) - Family/Fiction

Millions (Boyce) - Humor/Adventure/fiction

After the Last Dog Died (Bredeson) – Nonfiction/Douglas Mawson and Antarctic expedition

Mission Control: This is Apollo (Chaiken) - Nonfiction

Janitor’s Boy; Landry’s News (Clements) – Realistic/Fiction/School

Over Sea, Under Stone (Cooper) – Fantasy/Fiction/Treasure

Framed (Cottrell) – Adventure/Fiction/Art

Chasing Redbird (Creech) – Family/Fiction

Rodzina(Cushman) – Historical/Fiction/Orphans/West

Guinea Pig Scientists: Bold Self-Experimenters in Science (Dendy and Boring) – Nonfiction/scientists and inventors

Magicians Elephant (Cushman) – Fantasy/Adventure/Fiction

I am the Ice Worm (Easley) – Adventure/Survival/Fiction

Shoeless Joe and Me (Gutman) – Sports/Fiction

Wait Till Helen Comes (Hahn) – Ghosts/Fiction

George’s Secret Key to the Universe (Hawking) – Science/Adventure/Fiction

Music of the Dolphins (Hesse) – Science Fiction/Diary/Marine life

Redwall (Jacques) – Fantasy/Adventure/Fiction

Tales from Moominvalley(Jansson) – Fantasy/Fiction

Kira-Kira(Kadohata) – Family/Fiction/Death

Framed (Korman) – Adventure/fiction/School


Recommended summer reading 5 th grade

Recommended Summer Reading 5th Grade

  • Ella Enchanted (Levine) – Fantasy/fiction

  • Travel Team (Lupica) – Sports/Fiction

  • 11 Birthdays (Mass) – Realistic/fiction

  • Baseball Saved Us (Mochizuki) – Picture Book/Fiction/WWII

  • Journal Of Biddy Owens (Myers) – Sports/Historical/Fiction

  • Bad News Outlaws (Nelson) – Biography/Bass Reeves

  • We Are the Ship (Nelson) – Nonfiction/Baseball

  • Legend of Bass Reeves (Paulsen) – Historical/Fiction

  • Esperanza Rising (Ryan) – Realistic/Historical/Fiction

  • Basher Five-Two: The true story of F-16 Fighter Pilot (O’Grady) – Biography

  • Lightning Thief (Riordan) – Fantasy/Fiction

  • Scared Stiff (Roberts) – Mystery/fiction

  • Invention of Hugo Cabret(Selznick) – Fantasy/Fiction

  • When You Reach Me (Stead) – Realistic/Fiction

  • Mysterious Benedict Society (Stewart) – Adventure/Sci Fi

  • Gorilla Doctors (Turner) – Nonfiction

  • Twin in the Tavern (Wallace) - Mystery

  • Sammy Keyes and the Hotel Thief (Van Draanen) – Mystery/Fiction


Recommended summer reading 5 th grade george washington spymaster allen biography

Recommended summer Reading 6th Grade

Down the Rabbit Hole (Abrahams) – Mystery/Fiction

Chains (Anderson) – Historical Fiction/Slavery/Spy

True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle (Avi) – Historical Fiction/Murder/Mystery

Heartlight; Ancient One(Barron) – Science Fiction

Shakespeare Stealer (Blackwood) – Mystery, Fiction

When the Tripods Came (Christopher) – Science Fiction/Aliens

Things Not Seen (Clements) – Friendships/Fiction/Blindness

Powerless (Cody) – Mystery/supernatural

The Wish List (Colfer) – Super natural/fiction

12 Again (Corbett) – Family/Mystery

The Wanderer (Creech) – Realistic Fiction/Sea Life

Watsons Go to Birmingham (Curtis) – Family/Realistic/Fiction/Prejudice

Catherine Called Birdy (Cushman) – Historical Fiction/Diary/Middle Ages

The Sight (Davies) – Fantasy/Fiction

The Breadwinner (Ellis) – Historical Fiction/Afghanistan

The Slave Dancer (Fox) – Historical/Fiction/slavery

Ben Franklin’s Almanac (Fleming) – Biography

The Sea of Trolls (Farmer) – Fantasy/Fiction/Viking Mythology

Cover Up (Feinstein) – Realistic Fiction/Sports

Inkheart(Funke) – Fantasy/Fiction/series

Graveyard Book (Gaiman) – Supernatural/Fiction

Go for the Gold (Hamm) - Biography

Out of the Dust (Hesse) – Historical/Fiction/Great Depression

Storm Breaker (Horowitz) – Adventure Fiction/Mystery/Spies/Terrorism

Farewell to Manzanaar(Houston) – Biography/Japanese Internment/WWII

Steve Jobs: Titans of Business (Hunter) – Biography/Computers

The Secret of Platform 13 (Ibbotson) – Fantasy/Fiction

Dark Game: True Spy Stories (Janeczko) – nonfiction

Green Glass Sea (Klages) – Historical Fiction/WWII/Manhattan Project


Recommended summer reading 5 th grade george washington spymaster allen biography

Recommended summer Reading 6th Grade

Unreal (Jennings) – Short Stories/Fiction

Howl’s Moving Castle (Jones) - Fantasy

Cracker! Best Dog in Vietnam (Kadohata) – Historical Fiction

Skulduggery Pleasant (Landry) – Fantasy/Humor/Magic

The Wreckers (Lawrence) – Survival/Fiction/Shipwrecks

A Wrinkle in Time (L’Engle) – space & time/Fiction

Wizard of Earthsea(LeGuin) – Fantasy/Fiction/magic

Indian Captive (Lenski) – Historical/Fiction/Mary Jemison

Heat; Travel Team; Game Changers (Lupica) – Fiction/Sports

Hero and the Crown (McKinley) – Fantasy/Fiction/Wizards

Gods of Manhattan (Mebus) – Fantasy/mythology/Advent.

Keys to the Kingdom series (Nix) – Fantasy/Good & Evil

Bound (Napoli) – Historical/China/Footbinding

Sing Down the Moon (O’Dell) – Historical Fiction/Navajo

Bread and Roses (Paterson) – Historical/ Fiction/Strikes

The Ghost Belonged to Me (Peck) – Mystery/Fiction/Ghosts

Revenge of the Whale (Philbrick) – Nonfiction/Shipwreck

Magic Steps (Pierce) – Fantasy/Murder/magic

The Witch Child (Rees) – Historical Fiction/1600’s Witches

An Acquaintance with Darkness (Rinaldi) – Historical Fiction

Red Pyramid (Riordan) – Fantasy Fiction/Mythology

Benedict Arnold (Sheinkin) – Biography/Spies

This is Rocket Science (Skurzynski) – Nonfiction/ aerospace

Surviving the Applewhites(Tolan) – School/family/fiction

Girl in a Cage (Yolen) – Historical Fiction/Scotland 1600’s


Recommended summer reading 5 th grade george washington spymaster allen biography

Recommended Reading 7th-8th Grades

Ship Breaker (Bacigalupi) – Science Fiction/ Recycling/

Looking Glass Wars (Bleddor) – Fantasy/based on Alice in Wonderland

Tangerine (Bloor) – Realistic/Blindness/Soccer

Artemis Fowl series(Colfer) - Fantasy/fiction/Kidnapping

Matched(Condie) - Fantasy

Daniel Half Human (Chotjewitz) – Historical Fiction/WWII

Power of One (Courtnenay) – Historical/Fiction/Prejudice/WWII

Getting Away with Murder (Crowe) – historical fiction/Emmit Till/Racism

Red Kayak (Cummings) – Realistic/Fiction/Death

Maze Runner trilogy (Dashner) – Science Fiction

Earth in the Hot Seat (Delano) – Nonfiction/Global Warming

The Truth About Forever (Dessen) – Realistic/Fiction/Death

Runner (Deuker) – Adventure/Terrorism/Smuggling

Ender’s Game (Card) – Science Fiction/Space warfare

The Lincolns (Fleming) – Biography

Gone (Grant) – Fiction/Supernatural

Looking for Alaska (Green) – Schools/fiction

Double Identity (Haddix) – Science fiction/Cloning

SeaBiscuit(Hillenbrand) – Nonfiction/Horse racing

Unbroken (Hillenbrand) – Nonfiction/WWII/Prisoner of War

Into Thin Air (Krakauer) – Nonfiction/Mt. Everest/Accidents

Beyond the Burning Time (Lasky) – Historical fiction/Witches/1600’s

Lord of the Nutcracker Men (Lawrence) – Historical fiction/WWI

Corner of the Universe (Martin)– Friendship/fiction

Tomorrow When the War Began (Marsden) – Science fiction/Survival

Sunrise Over Fallujah (Myers) – Historical fiction/Iraq War

Sabriel(Nix) – Fantasy; Good and Evil


Recommended summer reading 5 th grade george washington spymaster allen biography

Recommended Reading 7th-8th Grades

Legend (Lu) – Science fiction/government

Ruined(Morris) – Ghost/Fiction

Left for Dead (Nelson) – Nonfiction/WWII

Airborn(Oppel) – Fantasy/Pirates/Fiction

This Dark Endeavor (Oppel) – Supernatural fiction

The Devil in Vienna (Orgel) – Historical Fiction/WWII

Maximum Ride The Final Warning (Patterson) - Adventure

East (Pattou) – Fantasy /Fiction

Crooked River (Pearsall) – Nonfiction/Frontier/Trials

Life As We Knew It (Pfeffer) – Science fiction/natural disaster

Terrier(Pierce) – Fantasy

Hot Zone (Preston) – Science Fiction/Disease

Mortal Engines (Reeve) – Science Fiction/Nuclear weapons

Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children (Riggs) – Science fiction/Orphanages

Drums Girls and Dangerous Pie (Sonneblick) – Realistic/Disease/School

Shabanu(Staples) – marriage/fiction

Under the Persimmon Tree (Staples) – Survival/Afghanistan

The Hobbit (Tolkien) - Fantasy

Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (Twain) – Classic/fiction

Homecoming (Voigt) – Family/Realistic/Fiction

Glass Castle (Walls) – Biography/Homeless

Surviving Hitler (Warren) – Nonfiction

Leviathan (Westerfeld) – Science fiction/War/Genetic eng.

Distant Waves (Weyn) – Historical fiction/Titanic/inventors


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