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Grades 5 & 6


Tangerine by Edward Bloor 
Because of Mr. Terupt by Rob Buyea
The Penderwicks by Jeanne Birdsall
The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett
Heartbeat by Sharon Creech
Red Kayak by Priscilla Cummings
Bud, Not Buddy by Christopher Paul Curtis
Out Of Mind by Sharon Draper
Joey Pigza Swallowed the Key by Jack Gantos
If Only by Carole Geithner
Olive’s Ocean by Kevin Henkes
Everything on a Waffle by Polly Horvath
Kira-Kira by Cynthia Kadohata
The View From Saturday by E.L. Konigsburg
Where the Mountain Meets the Moon by Grace Lin
The Batboy by Mike Lupica
Gold Dust  by Chris Lynch
Jeremy Fink and the Meaning of Life by Wendy Mass
Wonder by R.J. Palacio
A Long Walk to Water by Linda Sue park
Bridge to Terabithia by Katherine Paterson
All Alone in the Universe by Lynne Perkins
Young Man and the Sea by W.R. Philbrick
Slob by Ellen Potter
Bystander by James Preller
Maniac Magee by Jerry Spinelli
The Wednesday Wars by Gary Schmidt
Donuthead by Sue Stauffacher
Water Balloon by Audrey Vernick
Dicey’s Song by Cynthia Voigt


The Wolves Of Willoughby Chase by Joan Aiken
The Boy Who Climbed Into the Moon by David Almond
Seer of Shadows by Avi
The True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle by Avi
Chasing Vermeer by Blue Balliett
Cosmic by Frank Cotrell Boyce
Floors by Patrick Carman
Operation Redwood by Terrell French
The Thief Lord by Corneila Funke
Julie of the Wolves by Jean Craighead George
The Homework Machine by Dan Gutman
Hoot by Carl Hiaasen
The Ghost in the Tokaido Inn by Dorothy Hoobler
From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler by E.L. Konigsburg
Shipwreck by Gordon Korman
Island of Theives by Josh Lacey
Hatchet by Gary Paulsen
The Westing Game by Ellen Raskin
The Mysterious Benedict Society by Trenton Stewart
A Whole Nother Story by Cuthbert Soup
I Survived (series) by Layren Tarshis
The Thief by Megan Turner
Sammy Keyes and the Hotel Thief by Wendelin Van Draanen
H.I.V.E. (series) by Mark Walden
The Incorrigible Children of Ashton Place: The Mysterious Howling by Maryrose Wood

Funny Books

The Strange Case of Origami Yoda by Tom Angleberger
No Talking by Andrew Clements
The BFG by Roald Dahl
The Great Brain by John Dennis Fitzgerald
Bully Bait by Michael Fry
What Would Joey Do? by Jack Gantos
How to Survive Middle School by Donna Gephart
Charlie Joe Jackson’s Guide to Not Reading by Tom Greenwald
Middle School is Worse Than Meatloaf by Jennifer L. Holm
The Pepins and Their Problems by Polly Horvath
Dial-A-Ghost by Eva Ibbotson
Popularity Papers by Amy Ignatow
Lily B. on the Brink of Cool by Elizabeth Kimmel
Anastasia on Her Own by Lois Lowry
Boys Against Girls by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor
I Funny by James Patterson
A Year Down Yonder by Richard Peck
The Hoboken Chicken Emergency by Daniel Manus Pinkwater
Holes by Louis Sachar
 Smile by Raina Telgemeier


The Lost Years of Merlin by T.A. Barron
Cosmic by Frank Cottrell Boyce
The Sisters Grimm: The Fairy-Tales Detectives by Michael Buckley
Molly Moon’s Incredible World of Hypnotism by Georgia Byng
Alice in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll
Artemis Fowl by Eoin Colfer
The Supernaturalist by Eoin Colfer
The Boggart by Susan Cooper
The Dark Is Rising by Susan Cooper
City of Ember by Jeanne DuPrau
Circus Galacticus by Deva Fagan
The House of the Scorpion by Nancy Farmer
The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman
A Tale Dark and Grimm by Adam Gidwitz
The Seer and the Sword by Victoria Hanley
Glitch in Sleep by Tom Hulme
The Haunting of Granite Falls by Eva Ibbotson
The Phantom Tollbooth by Norton Juster
A Wrinkle in Time by Madeline L’Engle
The Giver by Lois Lowry
Liesl & Po by Lauren Oliver
The Yggyssey by Daniel Pinkwater
The Golden Compass by Philip Pullman
Jake Ransom and the Skull King’s Shadow by James Rollins
The Cabinet of Wonders by Marie Rutkoski
Splendors and Glooms by Laura Amy Schlitz
Aliens on Vacation by Clete Barrett Smith
When You Reach Me by Rebecca Stead
The Girl Who Circumnavigated Fairyland in a Ship of her Own Making by Catherynne Valente

Historical Fiction

Forge by Laurie Anderson
Crispin: The Cross of Lead by Avi
Jefferson’s Sons by Kimberly Bradley
Al Capone Does My Shirts by Gennifer Choldenko
The Great Brain by John Fitzgerald
Lily’s Crossing by Patricia Reilly Giff
Out of the Dust by Karen Hesse
The Pepins and Their Problems by Polly Horvath
Day of Tears by Julius Lester
Dave at Night by Gail Carson Levine
The Kite Rider by Geraldine McCaughrean
A Single Shard by Linda Sue Park
The Wednesday Wars by Gary Schmidt
Shabanu: Daughter of the Wind by Suzanne Staples
The Cay by Theodore Taylor
One Crazy Summer by Rita Williams Garcia
Bat 6 by Virginia Wolff

Multicultural Literature

The Unforgotten Coat by Frank Cottrell-Boyce
Unfinished Angel by Sharon Creech
A Suffragette’s Journey to Cuba by Margarita Engel
Wild Girl by Patricia Reilly Giff
King of the Wind by Marguerite Henry
Letters from Rifka by Karen Hesse
Inside Out and Back Again by Thanhha Lai
Heat by Mike Lupica
A Long Walk to Water by Linda Sue Park
A Single Shard by Linda Sue Park
All My Noble Dreams and Then What Happens by Gloria Whelan
The Star Maker by Laurence Yep


The Book of Three by Lloyd Alexander
The One and Only Ivan by Katherine Applegate
The Incredible Journey by Sheila Burnford
Chicken Boy by Frances Dowell
Frightful’s Mountain by Jean Craighead George
Time Stops for No Mouse by Michael Hoeye
Redwall (series) by Brian Jacques
A Dog’s Life by Ann Martin
Shiloh by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor

Great Nonfiction

Freedom’s Children by Ellen Levine
Riverkeeper by George Ancona
The People Could Fly by Virginia Hamilton
The Mysterious Universe by Ellen Jackson
Team Moon by Catherine Thimmesh
Mosque by David Macauley
Teammates by Peter Golenbock
The Top of the World by Steve Jenkins
We Were There, Too! by Phillip Hoose
George vs. George by Rosalyn Schanzer
Louisa May’s Battle by Kathleen Krull
Ben Franklin’s Almanac by Candace Fleming
The Dolphins of Shark Bay by Pamela S Turner
Diary of Ma Yan by Ma Yan

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