2017 Summer Reading list 5th grade

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  1. 1. Reading is Fun!! 5t h grade Summer Reading Suggestions Berkeley School Libraries, 2017 Exciting Adventure and Fantasy Ambassador, by William Alexander Bad Magic, by Pseudonymous Bosch The False Prince, by Jennifer Nielsen Forest of Wonders, by Linda Sue Park The Girl Who Drank the Moon, by Kelly Barnhill Heart of a Samurai, by Margi Preus The Inquisitors Tale, by Adam Gidwitz Jinx, by Sage Blackwood NERDS: National Espionage, Rescue & Defense Society, by Michael Buckley Pax, by Sara Pennypacker Search for WondLa, by Tony DiTerlizzi Snicker of Magic, by Natalie Lloyd The Swap, by Megan Shull A Tale Dark & Grimm, by Adam Gidwitz When the Sea Turned to Silver, by Grace Lin York: The Shadow Cypher, by Laura Ruby Zombie Baseball Beatdown, by Paolo Bacigalupi Fascinating Nonction Brown Girl Dreaming, by Jacqueline Woodson Can We Save the Tiger?, by Martin Jenkins Courage Has No Color, by Tanya Lee Stone Heart and Soul: The Story of America and African Americans, by Kadir Nelson I Am Malala, by Malala Yousafzai Michael Townsends Where Do Presidents Come From? Percy Jacksons Greek Gods, by Rick Riordan Rhythm Ride: A Trip through the Motown Sound, by Andrea Davis Pinkney Turning 15 On the Road to Freedom: My Story of the 1965 Selma Voting Rights March, by Lynda Blackmon Lowery Untamed: The Wild Life of Jane Goodall, by Anita Silvey Yes! We Are Latinos: Poems and Prose about the Latino Experience, by Alma Flor Ada and F. Isabel Campoy You Can Fly: The Tuskegee Airmen, by Carole Weatherford Boston Visit your local library this summer! berkeleypubliclibrary.org Available as audiobook on Tales2Go
  2. 2. Funny Stories The 52-Story Treehouse, by Andy Griffiths Charlie Joe Jacksons Guide to NOT Reading, by Tommy Greenwald Emmy and the Incredible Shrinking Rat, by Lynne Jonell Funny Girl, edited by Betsy Bird I Funny, by James Patterson Life of Zarf, by Rob Harrell Middle School, The Worst Years of My Life, by James Patterson and Chris Tebbetts My Life as a Book, by Janet Tashjian Pickle, by Kim Baker Public School Superhero, by James Patterson Timmy Failure: Mistakes Were Made, by Stephan Pastis The True Meaning of Smekday, by Adam Rex Zorgamazoo, by Robert Paul Weston Stories that Touch Your Heart A Long Walk to Water, by Linda Sue Park Clayton Byrd Goes Underground, by Rita Williams- Garcia Counting by 7s, by Holly Goldberg Sloan Echo, by Pam Muoz Ryan The Epic Fail of Arturo Zamora, by Pablo Cartaya Fish in a Tree, by Lynda Mullaly Hunt Gaby, Lost and Found, by Angela Cervantes Ghost, by Jason Reynolds One Crazy Summer, by Rita Williams-Garcia Same Sun Here, by Silas House and Neela Vaswani The War that Saved My Life, by Kimberly Brubaker Bradley Wonder, by R.J. Palacio Graphic Novels We Love! Amulet series, by Kazu Kibuishi Compass South, by Hope Larson Dogs of War, by Sheila Keenan El Deafo, by Cece Bell Ghosts, by Raina Telgemeier The Nameless City, by Faith Erin Hicks Nnewts, by Doug TenNapel Roller Girl, by Victoria Jamieson Secret Coders, by Gene Luen Yang Sidekicks, by Dan Santat Find more recommendations at Mary Ann Scheuers website greatkidbooks.blogspot.com BUSD Library Services library.berkeleyschools.net