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: 25836/-
Price: $5.62

A Long Way From Chicago (Puffin Modern Classics)

by Richard Peck [Puffin Books]
Rank/Rating: 32401/-
Price: $7.99

All-of-a-Kind Family

by Sydney Taylor [Yearling]
Rank/Rating: 14106/-
Price: $6.29

Little Women (Bantam Classics)

by Louisa May Alcott [Bantam Classics]
Rank/Rating: 46819/-
Price: $4.57

The Lincolns: A Scrapbook Look at Abraham and Mary

by Candace Fleming [Schwartz & Wade]
Rank/Rating: 769924/-
Price: $22.64

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

by Steve Sheinkin [Flash Point]
Rank/Rating: 15002/-
Price: $12.85

My Side of the Mountain (Puffin Modern Classics)

by Jean Craighead George [Puffin Books]
Rank/Rating: 2722/-
Price: $7.19

Island of the Blue Dolphins

by Scott O'Dell [HMH Books for Young Readers]
Rank/Rating: 2036/-
Price: $7.99

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Rank/Rating: -/-
Price: -

The One and Only Ivan

by Katherine Applegate [HarperCollins]
Rank/Rating: 7025/-
Price: $11.02

Mr. Popper's Penguins

by Richard Atwater [Little, Brown Books for Young Readers]
Rank/Rating: 5355/-
Price: $4.99

Poppy

by Avi [HarperCollins]
Rank/Rating: 12898/-
Price: $6.99

Because of Winn-Dixie

by Kate DiCamillo [Candlewick]
Rank/Rating: 189781/-
Price: $6.22

Misty of Chincoteague

by Marguerite Henry [Aladdin]
Rank/Rating: 6238/-
Price: $5.79

Bunnicula: A Rabbit-Tale of Mystery

by Deborah Howe [GREAT SOURCE]
Rank/Rating: 5855/-
Price: $4.80

Where the Red Fern Grows

by Wilson Rawls [Yearling]
Rank/Rating: 585/-
Price: $7.85

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

by George Selden [Square Fish]
Rank/Rating: 3945/-
Price: $6.97

Charlotte's Web

by E. B White [HarperCollins]
Rank/Rating: 411/-
Price: $6.29

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

by John Grogan [William Morrow Paperbacks]
Rank/Rating: 185325/-
Price: $4.87

Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing

by Judy Blume [Puffin Books]
Rank/Rating: 911/-
Price: Too low to display

Matilda

by Roald Dahl [Puffin Books]
Rank/Rating: 1682/-
Price: $7.99

The Phantom Tollbooth

by Norton Juster [Bullseye Books]
Rank/Rating: 942/-
Price: $6.39

The Secret of Platform 13

by Eva Ibbotson [Puffin Books]
Rank/Rating: 136370/-
Price: $6.99

Danny the Champion of the World

by Roald Dahl [Puffin Books]
Rank/Rating: 23145/-
Price: $7.93

The Saturdays (Melendy Quartet)

by Elizabeth Enright [Square Fish]
Rank/Rating: 48968/-
Price: $7.99

The Secret Garden

by Frances Hodgson Burnett [Simon & Brown]
Rank/Rating: 1545694/-
Price: $9.99

Maniac Magee

by Jerry Spinelli [Little, Brown Books for Young Readers]
Rank/Rating: 5373/-
Price: $5.59

The Outcasts of 19 Schuyler Place

by E.L. Konigsburg [Atheneum Books for Young Readers]
Rank/Rating: 641329/-
Price: $8.99

11 Birthdays: A Wish Novel

by Wendy Mass [Scholastic Paperbacks]
Rank/Rating: 31945/-
Price: $6.52

The Strange Case of Origami Yoda

by Tom Angleberger [Harry N. Abrams]
Rank/Rating: 192297/-
Price: $8.65

The Hundred Dresses

by Eleanor Estes [HMH Books for Young Readers]
Rank/Rating: 3128/-
Price: $7.46

Harriet the Spy

by Louise Fitzhugh [Yearling]
Rank/Rating: 11420/-
Price: $6.29

Wonder

by R. J. Palacio [Knopf Books for Young Readers]
Rank/Rating: 79/-
Price: $10.70

Bridge to Terabithia

by Katherine Paterson [HarperTeen]
Rank/Rating: 59451/-
Price: $6.99

The Hobbit

by J. R. R. Tolkien [Houghton Mifflin Harcourt]
Rank/Rating: 972/-
Price: $8.03

The Giver (Giver Quartet)

by Lois Lowry [Laurel-Leaf]
Rank/Rating: 53579/-
Price: $6.53

Tuck Everlasting

by Natalie Babbit [Square Fish]
Rank/Rating: 3027/-
Price: $7.48

James and the Giant Peach

by Roald Dahl [Puffin Books]
Rank/Rating: 2473/-
Price: $7.91

Half Magic

by Edward Eager [Sandpiper]
Rank/Rating: 452100/-
Price: $6.96

The Borrowers

by Mary Norton [HMH Books for Young Readers]
Rank/Rating: 10490/-
Price: $5.64

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

by Lemony Snicket [HarperCollins]
Rank/Rating: 3559/-
Price: $127.04

Mary Poppins (Odyssey Classics)

by Dr. P. L. Travers [Sandpiper]
Rank/Rating: 475922/-
Price: $12.84

The Chronicles of Prydain

by Lloyd Alexander [Square Fish]
Rank/Rating: 11305/-
Price: $22.89

The Last of the Really Great Whangdoodles

by Julie Andrews Edwards [HarperCollins]
Rank/Rating: 15431/-
Price: $6.99

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Rank/Rating: -/-
Price: -

Ella Enchanted (Trophy Newbery)

by Gail Carson Levine [HarperCollins]
Rank/Rating: 15805/-
Price: $7.48

Little Women (Bantam Classics)

by Louisa May Alcott [Bantam Classics]
Rank/Rating: 46819/-
Price: $4.57

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

by Rick Riordan [Scholastic Press]
Rank/Rating: 12723/-
Price: $7.74

Number the Stars

by Lois Lowry [Laurel Leaf]
Rank/Rating: 682302/-
Price: $6.55

Behind the Bedroom Wall (Historical Fiction for Young Readers)

by Laura E. Williams [Milkweed Editions]
Rank/Rating: 92379/-
Price: $6.95

Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH

by Robert C. O'Brien [Aladdin]
Rank/Rating: 4390/-
Price: $7.49

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

by Pseudonymous Bosch [Little, Brown Books for Young Readers]
Rank/Rating: 3375218/-
Price: $42.97

Holes

by Louis Sachar [Yearling]
Rank/Rating: 530/-
Price: $6.04

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

by Joan Aiken [Yearling]
Rank/Rating: 41343/-
Price: $6.99

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

by John Bellairs [Puffin Books]
Rank/Rating: 4335/-
Price: $5.99

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

by E.L. Konigsburg [Atheneum Books for Young Readers]
Rank/Rating: 49446/-
Price: $9.25

When You Reach Me (Yearling Newbery)

by Rebecca Stead [Yearling]
Rank/Rating: 4207/-
Price: $6.39

The Egypt Game

by Zilpha Keatley Snyder [Atheneum Books for Young Readers]
Rank/Rating: 63412/-
Price: $6.29

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

by Steve Sheinkin [Flash Point]
Rank/Rating: 15002/-
Price: $12.85

D'Aulaires' Book of Greek Myths

by Ingri d'Aulaire [Delacorte Books for Young Readers]
Rank/Rating: 3013/-
Price: $12.98

Percy Jackson and the Olympians Hardcover Boxed Set

by Rick Riordan [Disney-Hyperion]
Rank/Rating: 11530/-
Price: $48.37

The Sword in the Stone

by Terence Hanbury White [Philomel Books]
Rank/Rating: 263116/-
Price: $18.81

The Lincolns: A Scrapbook Look at Abraham and Mary

by Candace Fleming [Schwartz & Wade]
Rank/Rating: 769924/-
Price: $22.64

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

by Steve Sheinkin [Flash Point]
Rank/Rating: 15002/-
Price: $12.85

Twelfth Night (No Fear Shakespeare)

by William Shakespeare [SparkNotes]
Rank/Rating: 12593/-
Price: $5.95

The Comedy of Errors (No Fear Shakespeare)

by SparkNotes [SparkNotes]
Rank/Rating: 169683/-
Price: $5.95

A Midsummer Night's Dream (No Fear Shakespeare)

by SparkNotes [SparkNotes]
Rank/Rating: 3257/-
Price: $3.20

The Chronicles of Prydain

by Lloyd Alexander [Square Fish]
Rank/Rating: 11305/-
Price: $22.89

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

by Lemony Snicket [HarperCollins]
Rank/Rating: 3559/-
Price: $127.04

A Long Way From Chicago (Puffin Modern Classics)

by Richard Peck [Puffin Books]
Rank/Rating: 32401/-
Price: $7.99

A Year Down Yonder

by Richard Peck [Puffin Books]
Rank/Rating: 54834/-
Price: $5.03

A Season of Gifts

by Richard Peck [Puffin Books]
Rank/Rating: 356814/-
Price: $7.99

Fair Weather

by Richard Peck [Puffin Books]
Rank/Rating: 400819/-
Price: $7.97

Percy Jackson and the Olympians Hardcover Boxed Set

by Rick Riordan [Disney-Hyperion]
Rank/Rating: 11530/-
Price: $48.37

Little House in the Big Woods

by Laura Ingalls Wilder [HarperCollins]
Rank/Rating: 3485/-
Price: $5.09

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

by Laura Ingalls Wilder [HarperCollins]
Rank/Rating: 6539/-
Price: $5.69

Farmer Boy (Little House)

by Laura Ingalls Wilder [HarperCollins]
Rank/Rating: 10295/-
Price: $6.99

Little Town on the Prairie (Little House)

by Laura Ingalls Wilder [HarperCollins]
Rank/Rating: 31438/-
Price: $6.00

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

by Laura Ingalls Wilder [HarperCollins]
Rank/Rating: 58068/-
Price: $7.48

By the Shores of Silver Lake (Little House)

by Laura Ingalls Wilder [HarperCollins]
Rank/Rating: 64231/-
Price: $7.99

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

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