Mrs. Archer's Book Notes

An elementary school librarian's blog about books and library happenings.

2012 5th Grade Summer Reading

Mrs. Archer’s 2012 Recommended Summer Reading List

5th Grade


(This list is a combination of books that fall under incoming and outgoing  5th Grade Reading Levels and Interests.)

Balliett, Blue                Chasing Vermeer

Blume, Judy                Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing

Buckley, Michael         The Sisters Grimm series

Clements, Andrew       Lost and Found

No Talking

Collins, Suzanne          The Gregor the Overlander series

Conner, Leslie             Crunch

Draper, Sharon            Out of My Mind

Frazier, Sundee T.        The Other Half of My Heart

Frederick, Heather      The Mother Daughter Book Club series

Funke, Cornelia            The Inkheart series

Garcia, Rita Williams   One Crazy Summer

Haddix, Margaret Peterson       The Shadow Children series.

Hicks, Betty                Out of Order

Hill, Kirkpatrick           The Year of Miss Agnes

Littlewood, Kathryn   Bliss

Lord, Cynthia              Touch Blue

Mull, Brandon             Fablehaven series

Nimmo, Jenny             Any book in the Charlie Bone series

Riordan, Rick              The Percy Jackson and the Olympian series

The Kane Chronicles series

Sanderson, Brandon    Alcatraz Versus The Evil Librarians series

Shulman, Polly             The Grimm Legacy

Springer, Nancy           Enola Holmes series

West, Jacqueline          The Books of Elsewhere series

Weeks, Sara                Pie

5th Graders may also want to read titles from the 5th Grade Battle of the Books list.  This list can be found at Pike’s Peak Battle of the Books.