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: 12005/-
Price: $6.24

A Long Way From Chicago (Puffin Modern Classics)

by Richard Peck [Puffin Books]
Rank/Rating: 13165/-
Price: $7.83

All-of-a-Kind Family

by Sydney Taylor [Yearling]
Rank/Rating: 14992/-
Price: $6.29

Little Women (Bantam Classics)

by Louisa May Alcott [Bantam Classics]
Rank/Rating: 262514/-
Price: $4.57

The Lincolns: A Scrapbook Look at Abraham and Mary

by Candace Fleming [Schwartz & Wade]
Rank/Rating: 491489/-
Price: $19.06

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

by Steve Sheinkin [Flash Point]
Rank/Rating: 3772/-
Price: $10.18

My Side of the Mountain (Puffin Modern Classics)

by Jean Craighead George [Puffin Books]
Rank/Rating: 1636/-
Price: $6.29

Island of the Blue Dolphins

by Scott O'Dell [HMH Books for Young Readers]
Rank/Rating: 614/-
Price: $6.00

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Rank/Rating: -/-
Price: -

The One and Only Ivan

by Katherine Applegate [HarperCollins]
Rank/Rating: 12856/-
Price: $9.02

Mr. Popper's Penguins

by Richard Atwater [Little, Brown Books for Young Readers]
Rank/Rating: 1425/-
Price: $6.39

Poppy (Tales from Dimwood Forest)

by Avi [HarperCollins]
Rank/Rating: 10290/-
Price: $5.99

Because of Winn-Dixie

by Kate DiCamillo [Candlewick]
Rank/Rating: 65524/-
Price: $5.47

Misty of Chincoteague

by Marguerite Henry [Aladdin]
Rank/Rating: 3607/-
Price: $5.90

Bunnicula: A Rabbit-Tale of Mystery

by Deborah Howe [GREAT SOURCE]
Rank/Rating: 9897/-
Price: $4.26

Where the Red Fern Grows

by Wilson Rawls [Yearling]
Rank/Rating: 224/-
Price: $4.78

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

by George Selden [Square Fish]
Rank/Rating: 1729/-
Price: $5.50

Charlotte's Web

by E. B. White [HarperCollins]
Rank/Rating: 237/-
Price: $3.38

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

by John Grogan [William Morrow Paperbacks]
Rank/Rating: 46557/-
Price: $9.86

Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing

by Judy Blume [Puffin Books]
Rank/Rating: 389/-
Price: Too low to display

Matilda

by Roald Dahl [Puffin Books]
Rank/Rating: 1856/-
Price: $7.99

The Phantom Tollbooth

by Norton Juster [Bullseye Books]
Rank/Rating: 300/-
Price: $3.45

The Secret of Platform 13

by Eva Ibbotson [Puffin Books]
Rank/Rating: 35005/-
Price: $6.99

Danny the Champion of the World

by Roald Dahl [Puffin Books]
Rank/Rating: 17631/-
Price: $7.93

The Saturdays (Melendy Quartet)

by Elizabeth Enright [Square Fish]
Rank/Rating: 27235/-
Price: $4.79

The Secret Garden

by Frances Hodgson Burnett [Simon & Brown]
Rank/Rating: 1203269/-
Price: $9.99

Maniac Magee

by Jerry Spinelli [Little, Brown Books for Young Readers]
Rank/Rating: 1052/-
Price: $6.40

The Outcasts of 19 Schuyler Place

by E.L. Konigsburg [Atheneum Books for Young Readers]
Rank/Rating: 205629/-
Price: $6.24

11 Birthdays: A Wish Novel

by Wendy Mass [Scholastic Paperbacks]
Rank/Rating: 6927/-
Price: $5.59

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

by Tom Angleberger [Harry N. Abrams]
Rank/Rating: 59129/-
Price: $8.84

The Hundred Dresses

by Eleanor Estes [HMH Books for Young Readers]
Rank/Rating: 2687/-
Price: $6.11

Harriet the Spy

by Louise Fitzhugh [Yearling]
Rank/Rating: 5386/-
Price: $4.57

Wonder

by R. J. Palacio [Knopf Books for Young Readers]
Rank/Rating: 5/-
Price: $8.80

Bridge to Terabithia

by Katherine Paterson [HarperTeen]
Rank/Rating: 16528/-
Price: $4.24

The Hobbit

by J. R. R. Tolkien [Houghton Mifflin Harcourt]
Rank/Rating: 720/-
Price: $10.57

The Giver (Giver Quartet)

by Lois Lowry [Laurel-Leaf]
Rank/Rating: 47037/-
Price: $8.85

Tuck Everlasting

by Natalie Babbit [Square Fish]
Rank/Rating: 856/-
Price: $7.97

James and the Giant Peach

by Roald Dahl [Puffin Books]
Rank/Rating: 1826/-
Price: $7.99

Half Magic

by Edward Eager [Sandpiper]
Rank/Rating: 472113/-
Price: $2.00

The Borrowers

by Mary Norton [HMH Books for Young Readers]
Rank/Rating: 7401/-
Price: $4.53

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

by Lemony Snicket [HarperCollins]
Rank/Rating: 12724/-
Price: $80.99

Mary Poppins (Odyssey Classics)

by Dr. P. L. Travers [Sandpiper]
Rank/Rating: 472266/-
Price: $3.90

The Chronicles of Prydain (5 Volumes)

by Lloyd Alexander [Square Fish]
Rank/Rating: 12231/-
Price: $23.23

The Last of the Really Great Whangdoodles

by Julie Andrews Edwards [HarperCollins]
Rank/Rating: 14257/-
Price: $6.06

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Rank/Rating: -/-
Price: -

Ella Enchanted (Trophy Newbery)

by Gail Carson Levine [HarperCollins]
Rank/Rating: 13001/-
Price: $7.99

Little Women (Bantam Classics)

by Louisa May Alcott [Bantam Classics]
Rank/Rating: 262514/-
Price: $4.57

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

by Rick Riordan [Scholastic Press]
Rank/Rating: 7796/-
Price: $8.08

Number the Stars

by Lois Lowry [Laurel Leaf]
Rank/Rating: 475761/-
Price: $3.06

Behind the Bedroom Wall (Historical Fiction for Young Readers)

by Laura E. Williams [Milkweed Editions]
Rank/Rating: 79330/-
Price: $6.60

Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH

by Robert C. O'Brien [Aladdin]
Rank/Rating: 1931/-
Price: $5.25

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

by Pseudonymous Bosch [Little, Brown Books for Young Readers]
Rank/Rating: 2864630/-
Price: $8.30

Holes

by Louis Sachar [Yearling]
Rank/Rating: 418/-
Price: $6.00

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

by Joan Aiken [Yearling]
Rank/Rating: 47162/-
Price: $6.38

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

by John Bellairs [Puffin Books]
Rank/Rating: 39911/-
Price: $5.53

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

by E.L. Konigsburg [Atheneum Books for Young Readers]
Rank/Rating: 1158/-
Price: $9.97

When You Reach Me (Yearling Newbery)

by Rebecca Stead [Yearling]
Rank/Rating: 1776/-
Price: $5.50

The Egypt Game

by Zilpha Keatley Snyder [Atheneum Books for Young Readers]
Rank/Rating: 4413/-
Price: $5.17

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

by Steve Sheinkin [Flash Point]
Rank/Rating: 3772/-
Price: $10.18

D'Aulaires' Book of Greek Myths

by Ingri d'Aulaire [Delacorte Books for Young Readers]
Rank/Rating: 822/-
Price: $8.55

Percy Jackson and the Olympians Hardcover Boxed Set

by Rick Riordan [Disney-Hyperion]
Rank/Rating: 26615/-
Price: $43.99

The Sword in the Stone

by Terence Hanbury White [Philomel Books]
Rank/Rating: 29660/-
Price: $17.58

The Lincolns: A Scrapbook Look at Abraham and Mary

by Candace Fleming [Schwartz & Wade]
Rank/Rating: 491489/-
Price: $19.06

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

by Steve Sheinkin [Flash Point]
Rank/Rating: 3772/-
Price: $10.18

Twelfth Night (No Fear Shakespeare)

by William Shakespeare [SparkNotes]
Rank/Rating: 18812/-
Price: $4.85

The Comedy of Errors (No Fear Shakespeare)

by SparkNotes [SparkNotes]
Rank/Rating: 53865/-
Price: $3.45

A Midsummer Night's Dream (No Fear Shakespeare)

by SparkNotes [SparkNotes]
Rank/Rating: 11845/-
Price: $4.95

The Chronicles of Prydain (5 Volumes)

by Lloyd Alexander [Square Fish]
Rank/Rating: 12231/-
Price: $23.23

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

by Lemony Snicket [HarperCollins]
Rank/Rating: 12724/-
Price: $80.99

A Long Way From Chicago (Puffin Modern Classics)

by Richard Peck [Puffin Books]
Rank/Rating: 13165/-
Price: $7.83

A Year Down Yonder

by Richard Peck [Puffin Books]
Rank/Rating: 16042/-
Price: $7.62

A Season of Gifts

by Richard Peck [Puffin Books]
Rank/Rating: 75607/-
Price: $4.89

Fair Weather

by Richard Peck [Puffin Books]
Rank/Rating: 170412/-
Price: $6.79

Percy Jackson and the Olympians Hardcover Boxed Set

by Rick Riordan [Disney-Hyperion]
Rank/Rating: 26615/-
Price: $43.99

Little House in the Big Woods

by Laura Ingalls Wilder [HarperCollins]
Rank/Rating: 4558/-
Price: $8.09

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

by Laura Ingalls Wilder [HarperCollins]
Rank/Rating: 5141/-
Price: $3.84

Farmer Boy (Little House)

by Laura Ingalls Wilder [HarperCollins]
Rank/Rating: 11002/-
Price: $6.00

Little Town on the Prairie (Little House)

by Laura Ingalls Wilder [HarperCollins]
Rank/Rating: 22322/-
Price: $6.00

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

by Laura Ingalls Wilder [HarperCollins]
Rank/Rating: 16439/-
Price: $4.05

By the Shores of Silver Lake (Little House)

by Laura Ingalls Wilder [HarperCollins]
Rank/Rating: 29397/-
Price: $6.00

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

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