Summer Reading List for Grades 5-6

This is a periodically updated summer reading book list for kids entering fifth or sixth grade.

Caddie Woodlawn

by Carol Ryrie Brink [Aladdin]
Rank/Rating: 10569/-
Price: $6.99

A Long Way From Chicago (Puffin Modern Classics)

by Richard Peck [Puffin Books]
Rank/Rating: 15438/-
Price: $6.39

All-of-a-Kind Family

by Sydney Taylor [Yearling]
Rank/Rating: 10086/-
Price: $6.29

Little Women (Bantam Classics)

by Louisa May Alcott [Bantam Classics]
Rank/Rating: 43725/-
Price: $5.65

The Lincolns: A Scrapbook Look at Abraham and Mary

by Candace Fleming [Schwartz & Wade]
Rank/Rating: 639388/-
Price: $12.99

Bomb: The Race to Build--and Steal--the World's Most Dangerous Weapon (Newbery Honor Book)

by Steve Sheinkin [Flash Point]
Rank/Rating: 41690/-
Price: $11.15

My Side of the Mountain (Puffin Modern Classics)

by Jean Craighead George [Puffin Books]
Rank/Rating: 2078/-
Price: $6.99

Island of the Blue Dolphins

by Scott O'Dell [HMH Books for Young Readers]
Rank/Rating: 1006/-
Price: $7.99

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Rank/Rating: -/-
Price: -

The One and Only Ivan

by Katherine Applegate [HarperCollins]
Rank/Rating: 14765/-
Price: $14.69

Mr. Popper's Penguins

by Richard Atwater [Little, Brown Books for Young Readers]
Rank/Rating: 3827/-
Price: $4.99

Poppy

by Avi [HarperCollins]
Rank/Rating: 13580/-
Price: $6.98

Because of Winn-Dixie

by Kate DiCamillo [Candlewick]
Rank/Rating: 312517/-
Price: $11.95

Misty of Chincoteague

by Marguerite Henry [Aladdin]
Rank/Rating: 9477/-
Price: $6.99

Bunnicula: A Rabbit-Tale of Mystery

by Deborah Howe [GREAT SOURCE]
Rank/Rating: 3357/-
Price: $5.99

Where the Red Fern Grows

by Wilson Rawls [Yearling]
Rank/Rating: 252/-
Price: $7.99

The Cricket in Times Square (Chester Cricket and His Friends)

by George Selden [Square Fish]
Rank/Rating: 4853/-
Price: $6.99

Charlotte's Web

by E. B White [HarperCollins]
Rank/Rating: 353/-
Price: $7.99

Marley & Me: Life and Love with the World's Worst Dog

by John Grogan [William Morrow Paperbacks]
Rank/Rating: 338486/-
Price: $8.75

Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing

by Judy Blume [Puffin Books]
Rank/Rating: 394/-
Price: Too low to display

Matilda

by Roald Dahl [Puffin Books]
Rank/Rating: 1939/-
Price: $7.99

The Phantom Tollbooth

by Norton Juster [Bullseye Books]
Rank/Rating: 1154/-
Price: $7.99

The Secret of Platform 13

by Eva Ibbotson [Puffin Books]
Rank/Rating: 132436/-
Price: $6.99

Danny the Champion of the World

by Roald Dahl [Puffin Books]
Rank/Rating: 18944/-
Price: $7.99

The Saturdays (Melendy Quartet)

by Elizabeth Enright [Square Fish]
Rank/Rating: 57310/-
Price: $7.99

The Secret Garden

by Frances Hodgson Burnett [Simon & Brown]
Rank/Rating: 1747872/-
Price: $9.99

Maniac Magee

by Jerry Spinelli [Little, Brown Books for Young Readers]
Rank/Rating: 2060/-
Price: $5.59

The Outcasts of 19 Schuyler Place

by E.L. Konigsburg [Atheneum Books for Young Readers]
Rank/Rating: 580261/-
Price: $8.78

11 Birthdays: A Wish Novel

by Wendy Mass [Scholastic Paperbacks]
Rank/Rating: 18817/-
Price: $5.99

The Strange Case of Origami Yoda

by Tom Angleberger [Harry N. Abrams]
Rank/Rating: 69989/-
Price: $6.22

The Hundred Dresses

by Eleanor Estes [HMH Books for Young Readers]
Rank/Rating: 2017/-
Price: $7.99

Harriet the Spy

by Louise Fitzhugh [Yearling]
Rank/Rating: 4875/-
Price: $6.99

Wonder

by R. J. Palacio [Knopf Books for Young Readers]
Rank/Rating: 105/-
Price: $10.19

Bridge to Terabithia

by Katherine Paterson [HarperTeen]
Rank/Rating: 76619/-
Price: $6.99

The Hobbit

by J. R. R. Tolkien [Houghton Mifflin Harcourt]
Rank/Rating: 1319/-
Price: $12.19

The Giver (Giver Quartet)

by Lois Lowry [Laurel-Leaf]
Rank/Rating: 38670/-
Price: $9.75

Tuck Everlasting

by Natalie Babbit [Square Fish]
Rank/Rating: 1199/-
Price: $7.48

James and the Giant Peach

by Roald Dahl [Puffin Books]
Rank/Rating: 1648/-
Price: $7.99

Half Magic

by Edward Eager [Sandpiper]
Rank/Rating: 663084/-
Price: $4.95

The Borrowers

by Mary Norton [Hmh Books for Young Readers]
Rank/Rating: 10738/-
Price: $6.99

The Complete Wreck (A Series of Unfortunate Events, Books 1-13)

by Lemony Snicket [HarperCollins]
Rank/Rating: 16662/-
Price: $95.95

Mary Poppins (Odyssey Classics)

by Dr. P. L. Travers [Sandpiper]
Rank/Rating: 645716/-
Price: $4.00

The Chronicles of Prydain

by Lloyd Alexander [Square Fish]
Rank/Rating: 8467/-
Price: $21.48

The Last of the Really Great Whangdoodles

by Julie Andrews Edwards [HarperCollins]
Rank/Rating: 15398/-
Price: $6.99

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Rank/Rating: -/-
Price: -

Ella Enchanted (Trophy Newbery)

by Gail Carson Levine [HarperCollins]
Rank/Rating: 14194/-
Price: $7.09

Little Women (Bantam Classics)

by Louisa May Alcott [Bantam Classics]
Rank/Rating: 43725/-
Price: $5.65

The Maze of Bones (39 Clues, No. 1)

by Rick Riordan [Scholastic Press]
Rank/Rating: 13969/-
Price: $11.05

Number the Stars

by Lois Lowry [Laurel Leaf]
Rank/Rating: 722568/-
Price: $5.00

Behind the Bedroom Wall (Historical Fiction for Young Readers)

by Laura E. Williams [Milkweed Editions]
Rank/Rating: 127421/-
Price: $6.95

Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH

by Robert C. O'Brien [Aladdin]
Rank/Rating: 6186/-
Price: $7.99

The Name of this Book Is Secret (The Secret Series)

by Pseudonymous Bosch [Little, Brown Books for Young Readers]
Rank/Rating: 3854001/-
Price: $48.90

Holes (Holes Series)

by Louis Sachar [Yearling]
Rank/Rating: 480/-
Price: $7.99

The Wolves of Willoughby Chase (Wolves Chronicles Series)

by Joan Aiken [Yearling]
Rank/Rating: 20310/-
Price: $6.99

The House with a Clock in Its Walls (Lewis Barnavelt)

by John Bellairs [Puffin Books]
Rank/Rating: 126/-
Price: $5.99

From the Mixed-up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler

by E.L. Konigsburg [Atheneum Books for Young Readers]
Rank/Rating: 48020/-
Price: $9.99

When You Reach Me (Yearling Newbery)

by Rebecca Stead [Yearling]
Rank/Rating: 3292/-
Price: $7.99

The Egypt Game

by Zilpha Keatley Snyder [Atheneum Books for Young Readers]
Rank/Rating: 12690/-
Price: $6.79

Bomb: The Race to Build--and Steal--the World's Most Dangerous Weapon (Newbery Honor Book)

by Steve Sheinkin [Flash Point]
Rank/Rating: 41690/-
Price: $11.15

D'Aulaires' Book of Greek Myths

by Ingri d'Aulaire [Delacorte Books for Young Readers]
Rank/Rating: 1988/-
Price: $13.96

Percy Jackson and the Olympians Hardcover Boxed Set

by Rick Riordan [Disney-Hyperion]
Rank/Rating: 22112/-
Price: $61.17

The Sword in the Stone

by Terence Hanbury White [Philomel Books]
Rank/Rating: 204269/-
Price: $18.75

The Lincolns: A Scrapbook Look at Abraham and Mary

by Candace Fleming [Schwartz & Wade]
Rank/Rating: 639388/-
Price: $12.99

Bomb: The Race to Build--and Steal--the World's Most Dangerous Weapon (Newbery Honor Book)

by Steve Sheinkin [Flash Point]
Rank/Rating: 41690/-
Price: $11.15

Twelfth Night (No Fear Shakespeare)

by William Shakespeare [SparkNotes]
Rank/Rating: 37361/-
Price: $5.95

The Comedy of Errors (No Fear Shakespeare)

by SparkNotes [SparkNotes]
Rank/Rating: 285711/-
Price: $5.52

A Midsummer Night's Dream (No Fear Shakespeare)

by SparkNotes [SparkNotes]
Rank/Rating: 15474/-
Price: $1.05

The Chronicles of Prydain

by Lloyd Alexander [Square Fish]
Rank/Rating: 8467/-
Price: $21.48

The Complete Wreck (A Series of Unfortunate Events, Books 1-13)

by Lemony Snicket [HarperCollins]
Rank/Rating: 16662/-
Price: $95.95

A Long Way From Chicago (Puffin Modern Classics)

by Richard Peck [Puffin Books]
Rank/Rating: 15438/-
Price: $6.39

A Year Down Yonder

by Richard Peck [Puffin Books]
Rank/Rating: 42897/-
Price: $7.19

A Season of Gifts

by Richard Peck [Puffin Books]
Rank/Rating: 54677/-
Price: $7.99

Fair Weather

by Richard Peck [Puffin Books]
Rank/Rating: 71801/-
Price: $7.99

Percy Jackson and the Olympians Hardcover Boxed Set

by Rick Riordan [Disney-Hyperion]
Rank/Rating: 22112/-
Price: $61.17

Little House in the Big Woods: Full Color Edition

by Laura Ingalls Wilder [HarperCollins]
Rank/Rating: 122456/-
Price: $8.90

Little House on the Prairie (Little House, No 3)

by Laura Ingalls Wilder [HarperCollins]
Rank/Rating: 8223/-
Price: $7.99

Farmer Boy (Little House)

by Laura Ingalls Wilder [HarperCollins]
Rank/Rating: 10436/-
Price: $6.99

Little Town on the Prairie (Little House)

by Laura Ingalls Wilder [HarperCollins]
Rank/Rating: 37335/-
Price: $6.99

On the Banks of Plum Creek (Little House, No 4)

by Laura Ingalls Wilder [HarperCollins]
Rank/Rating: 34652/-
Price: $7.22

By the Shores of Silver Lake (Little House)

by Laura Ingalls Wilder [HarperCollins]
Rank/Rating: 52916/-
Price: $8.99

July 08th, 2013 Posted by Jon Jaroker Filed in: Childrens Literature

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