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: 14046/-
Price: $7.19

A Long Way From Chicago (Puffin Modern Classics)

by Richard Peck [Puffin Books]
Rank/Rating: 16080/-
Price: $7.54

All-of-a-Kind Family

by Sydney Taylor [Yearling]
Rank/Rating: 14702/-
Price: $6.29

Little Women (Bantam Classics)

by Louisa May Alcott [Bantam Classics]
Rank/Rating: 364757/-
Price: $4.57

The Lincolns: A Scrapbook Look at Abraham and Mary

by Candace Fleming [Schwartz & Wade]
Rank/Rating: 660827/-
Price: $16.83

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

by Steve Sheinkin [Flash Point]
Rank/Rating: 7301/-
Price: $11.14

My Side of the Mountain (Puffin Modern Classics)

by Jean Craighead George [Puffin Books]
Rank/Rating: 2903/-
Price: $6.15

Island of the Blue Dolphins

by Scott O'Dell [HMH Books for Young Readers]
Rank/Rating: 817/-
Price: $5.90

by - [-]
Rank/Rating: -/-
Price: -

The One and Only Ivan

by Katherine Applegate [HarperCollins]
Rank/Rating: 32881/-
Price: $10.31

Mr. Popper's Penguins

by Richard Atwater [Little, Brown Books for Young Readers]
Rank/Rating: 1886/-
Price: $4.99

Poppy (Tales from Dimwood Forest)

by Avi [HarperCollins]
Rank/Rating: 7445/-
Price: $3.03

Because of Winn-Dixie

by Kate DiCamillo [Candlewick]
Rank/Rating: 63676/-
Price: $3.41

Misty of Chincoteague

by Marguerite Henry [Aladdin]
Rank/Rating: 5742/-
Price: $5.81

Bunnicula: A Rabbit-Tale of Mystery

by Deborah Howe [GREAT SOURCE]
Rank/Rating: 11920/-
Price: $6.29

Where the Red Fern Grows

by Wilson Rawls [Yearling]
Rank/Rating: 467/-
Price: $6.39

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

by George Selden [Square Fish]
Rank/Rating: 4808/-
Price: $5.91

Charlotte's Web

by E. B. White [HarperCollins]
Rank/Rating: 413/-
Price: $5.03

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

by John Grogan [William Morrow Paperbacks]
Rank/Rating: 58573/-
Price: $6.99

Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing

by Judy Blume [Puffin Books]
Rank/Rating: 602/-
Price: $4.97

Matilda

by Roald Dahl [Puffin Books]
Rank/Rating: 1733/-
Price: $7.99

The Phantom Tollbooth

by Norton Juster [Bullseye Books]
Rank/Rating: 993/-
Price: $7.19

The Secret of Platform 13

by Eva Ibbotson [Puffin Books]
Rank/Rating: 73849/-
Price: $3.25

Danny the Champion of the World

by Roald Dahl [Puffin Books]
Rank/Rating: 15190/-
Price: $7.99

The Saturdays (Melendy Quartet)

by Elizabeth Enright [Square Fish]
Rank/Rating: 19660/-
Price: $3.22

The Secret Garden

by Frances Hodgson Burnett [Simon & Brown]
Rank/Rating: 1278959/-
Price: $9.99

Maniac Magee

by Jerry Spinelli [Little, Brown Books for Young Readers]
Rank/Rating: 2850/-
Price: $4.50

The Outcasts of 19 Schuyler Place

by E.L. Konigsburg [Atheneum Books for Young Readers]
Rank/Rating: 309532/-
Price: $3.30

11 Birthdays: A Wish Novel

by Wendy Mass [Scholastic Paperbacks]
Rank/Rating: 14823/-
Price: $5.59

The Strange Case of Origami Yoda (Origami Yoda #1)

by Tom Angleberger [Harry N. Abrams]
Rank/Rating: 93124/-
Price: $8.84

The Hundred Dresses

by Eleanor Estes [HMH Books for Young Readers]
Rank/Rating: 5159/-
Price: $6.27

Harriet the Spy

by Louise Fitzhugh [Yearling]
Rank/Rating: 5516/-
Price: $5.03

Wonder

by R. J. Palacio [Knopf Books for Young Readers]
Rank/Rating: 61/-
Price: $9.75

Bridge to Terabithia

by Katherine Paterson [HarperTeen]
Rank/Rating: 21080/-
Price: $5.34

The Hobbit

by J. R. R. Tolkien [Houghton Mifflin Harcourt]
Rank/Rating: 753/-
Price: $8.31

The Giver (Giver Quartet)

by Lois Lowry [Laurel-Leaf]
Rank/Rating: 11851/-
Price: $5.95

Tuck Everlasting

by Natalie Babbit [Square Fish]
Rank/Rating: 1952/-
Price: $7.97

James and the Giant Peach

by Roald Dahl [Puffin Books]
Rank/Rating: 2456/-
Price: $7.99

Half Magic

by Edward Eager [Sandpiper]
Rank/Rating: 317383/-
Price: $5.76

The Borrowers

by Mary Norton [HMH Books for Young Readers]
Rank/Rating: 6733/-
Price: $6.17

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

by Lemony Snicket [HarperCollins]
Rank/Rating: 2934/-
Price: $84.06

Mary Poppins (Odyssey Classics)

by Dr. P. L. Travers [Sandpiper]
Rank/Rating: 213699/-
Price: $3.90

The Chronicles of Prydain (5 Volumes)

by Lloyd Alexander [Square Fish]
Rank/Rating: 7786/-
Price: $21.31

The Last of the Really Great Whangdoodles

by Julie Andrews Edwards [HarperCollins]
Rank/Rating: 9694/-
Price: $6.56

by - [-]
Rank/Rating: -/-
Price: -

Ella Enchanted (Trophy Newbery)

by Gail Carson Levine [HarperCollins]
Rank/Rating: 5900/-
Price: $3.34

Little Women (Bantam Classics)

by Louisa May Alcott [Bantam Classics]
Rank/Rating: 364757/-
Price: $4.57

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

by Rick Riordan [Scholastic Press]
Rank/Rating: 13500/-
Price: $8.64

Number the Stars

by Lois Lowry [Laurel Leaf]
Rank/Rating: 330967/-
Price: $3.11

Behind the Bedroom Wall (Historical Fiction for Young Readers)

by Laura E. Williams [Milkweed Editions]
Rank/Rating: 124133/-
Price: $6.60

Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH

by Robert C. O'Brien [Aladdin]
Rank/Rating: 2233/-
Price: $6.00

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

by Pseudonymous Bosch [Little, Brown Books for Young Readers]
Rank/Rating: 2739656/-
Price: $10.38

Holes

by Louis Sachar [Yearling]
Rank/Rating: 557/-
Price: $6.39

The Wolves of Willoughby Chase (Wolves Chronicles (Paperback))

by Joan Aiken [Yearling]
Rank/Rating: 40133/-
Price: $6.91

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

by John Bellairs [Puffin Books]
Rank/Rating: 88324/-
Price: $5.99

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

by E.L. Konigsburg [Atheneum Books for Young Readers]
Rank/Rating: 1855/-
Price: $9.97

When You Reach Me (Yearling Newbery)

by Rebecca Stead [Yearling]
Rank/Rating: 2193/-
Price: $6.39

The Egypt Game

by Zilpha Keatley Snyder [Atheneum Books for Young Readers]
Rank/Rating: 10180/-
Price: $5.70

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

by Steve Sheinkin [Flash Point]
Rank/Rating: 7301/-
Price: $11.14

D'Aulaires' Book of Greek Myths

by Ingri d'Aulaire [Delacorte Books for Young Readers]
Rank/Rating: 1980/-
Price: $10.75

Percy Jackson and the Olympians Hardcover Boxed Set

by Rick Riordan [Disney-Hyperion]
Rank/Rating: 18597/-
Price: $49.73

The Sword in the Stone

by Terence Hanbury White [Philomel Books]
Rank/Rating: 42966/-
Price: $10.86

The Lincolns: A Scrapbook Look at Abraham and Mary

by Candace Fleming [Schwartz & Wade]
Rank/Rating: 660827/-
Price: $16.83

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

by Steve Sheinkin [Flash Point]
Rank/Rating: 7301/-
Price: $11.14

Twelfth Night (No Fear Shakespeare)

by William Shakespeare [SparkNotes]
Rank/Rating: 14825/-
Price: $2.97

The Comedy of Errors (No Fear Shakespeare)

by SparkNotes [SparkNotes]
Rank/Rating: 40039/-
Price: $2.81

A Midsummer Night's Dream (No Fear Shakespeare)

by SparkNotes [SparkNotes]
Rank/Rating: 5946/-
Price: $5.95

The Chronicles of Prydain (5 Volumes)

by Lloyd Alexander [Square Fish]
Rank/Rating: 7786/-
Price: $21.31

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

by Lemony Snicket [HarperCollins]
Rank/Rating: 2934/-
Price: $84.06

A Long Way From Chicago (Puffin Modern Classics)

by Richard Peck [Puffin Books]
Rank/Rating: 16080/-
Price: $7.54

A Year Down Yonder

by Richard Peck [Puffin Books]
Rank/Rating: 32825/-
Price: $7.69

A Season of Gifts

by Richard Peck [Puffin Books]
Rank/Rating: 22595/-
Price: $6.43

Fair Weather

by Richard Peck [Puffin Books]
Rank/Rating: 382469/-
Price: $7.95

Percy Jackson and the Olympians Hardcover Boxed Set

by Rick Riordan [Disney-Hyperion]
Rank/Rating: 18597/-
Price: $49.73

Little House in the Big Woods

by Laura Ingalls Wilder [HarperCollins]
Rank/Rating: 4917/-
Price: $6.00

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

by Laura Ingalls Wilder [HarperCollins]
Rank/Rating: 5634/-
Price: $4.72

Farmer Boy (Little House)

by Laura Ingalls Wilder [HarperCollins]
Rank/Rating: 9530/-
Price: $6.00

Little Town on the Prairie (Little House)

by Laura Ingalls Wilder [HarperCollins]
Rank/Rating: 34810/-
Price: $6.99

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

by Laura Ingalls Wilder [HarperCollins]
Rank/Rating: 23706/-
Price: $6.23

By the Shores of Silver Lake (Little House)

by Laura Ingalls Wilder [HarperCollins]
Rank/Rating: 32848/-
Price: $6.00

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

Be the first to comment. Leave a comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *