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5th Grade Book List

Try these enticing titles to foster a love of reading in your 5th Grader.

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Here are some book picks for your 5th grader:

  • The Watsons Go to Birmingham -- 1963, by Christopher Paul Curtis: This historical fiction novel is about a family who moves from Michigan to Alabama, experiencing a tragic event of racism.
  • Tuck Everlasting, by Natalie Babbit: This book explores the friendship between two young adults.
  • The Hundred Dresses, by Eleanor Estes: This book explores the serious issue of poverty and alienating classmates.
  • The Kid's Guide to Money: Earning It, Saving It, Spending It, Growing It, Sharing It, by Steven Otfinoski: This guide helps kids understand money, economic concepts and spending.
  • Holes, by Louis Sachar: This hard to explain book tells the story of a group of young boys, woven with historical events, in a fantasy-like, engaging and captivating manner. 

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