Top 25 Wonderfull Books For 5th Graders

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We’ve compiled a list of our favorite books for 5th graders childrens.

 This list focuses on wonderful books for 5th graders kids there is no doubt about it. kids love good books Some of the texts are long, and some are short.

Some have the simple vocabulary, and some use more complex language. But here’s one thing they all have in common they’re excellent books for 5th graders.

In this age, children show interest in reading books with great enthusiasm: they get the knowledge to know the new stories and give a new direction to their life.

Here Are Some Best Books For 5th Graders

lot of wonderful books for 5th graders kids, If your child is in the 5th grade set them up with some good books. Kids that age can read fast, understand what they read.

Reading is a good habit to be developed early on in life.

In this article, we shared their books like Fun, Adventures, Love, Family All Kind of Books keeping their interest in the day.

Your children will enjoy reading even more if you set them up with best books for 5th graders reader.

Also Read: 30 Highly Recommended Best Chapter Books For 4th Graders


1. Number the Stars (Essential Modern Classics)

Number the Stars (Essential Modern Classics) Top 25 Wonderfull  Books For 5th Graders
Number the Stars (Essential Modern Classics)

This book for 5th graders children an incident book that gives children of this age an inspiration.

This story is a historical story of the second world war. The story is simple: but powerful for children, in which it is not easy to know the kurta done in the war, it is shown that to be friends and be brave and what does it mean to expect good.

Inspired by true events of the Second World War. The story is simple yet powerful for the children to understand the cruelities of war.

Number the Stars by Lois Lowry is a innovative novel based on a true story.

This inspirational books for 5th graders .

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2. Where the Red Fern Grows

Where the Red Fern Grows Top 25 Wonderfull Books For 5th Graders
Where the Red Fern Grows

The author has put life in every single sentence . This books for 5th graders. its unbreakable  love between a boy and his dogs is truly beautiful and amazing, but very sad.

Billy’s hunting hounds aren’t just a pair of dogs, they are his closest and only friends that he risks his life for – and they do the same right back.

  Billy has long dream of owning not one, but two, dogs. So when he’s finally able to save up enough money for two pups to call his own—Old Dan and Little Ann—he’s ecstatic. It doesn’t matter that times are tough; together they’ll roam the hills of the Ozarks.

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3. The Phantom Tollbooth

The Phantom Tollbooth Top 25 Wonderfull Books For 5th Graders
The Phantom Tollbooth

It’s the story of a bored child, Milo who doesn’t find anything interesting in the real world. One day he gets Phantom Tollbooth as present which allows him to go to the Land Beyond.

The Land Beyond has two main and important kingdoms, Dictionpolis and Digitopolis. Dictionpolis is ruled by the king of words, Azaz. And Digitopolis is ruled by a Mathemagician.

Both kingdoms are at conflict because their kings are biased of their own way of communication.

The matters in kingdoms have become worse because of the absence of two princesses, Rhyme and Reason. Milo goes on the quest to save them along with his two companions, a dog and a bug.

It’s amazing joy story books for 5th graders.

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4. The One and Only IVan

The One and Only IVan
The One and Only IVan

A very touching story chapter books for 4th graders that will rip out your heart.

The book is about a silverback gorilla named Ivan who lives in a cage at a mall. The story is placed at the Exit 8 Big Top Mall and Video Arcade.

Ivan, the silverback gorilla, has lived in captivity at the Big Top Mall for 9,855 days by his own tally. He lives in his domain, and is generally content with his life.

He watches television, eats bananas and makes artwork that is sold by the owner. Along with Ivan, Stella the elephant and Bob a stray dog, live at the mall.

Stella is an older elephant who has a chronic injury in one leg and regularly performs in the daily shows. Unlike Ivan, Stella has a long memory, and can remember living other places, like the circus where she was taught many of her tricks.

However, Stella would like to live at a zoo, because they have much wider spaces for their domains. Stella believes that zoos are how humans make amends. …

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5. Out of My Mind

Out of My Mind Top 25 Wonderfull Books For 5th Graders
Out of My Mind

The book “Out of my mind” by Sharon M. Draper has changed my view of how people view others.

This book is the story of a girl who was born unable to speak, walk, write, or anything on her own.

Ever since the day she’s been born she’s always been helped by someone,never able to do something on her, not even talk. She was always seen as the girl in the wheel cahir who couldn’t do anything.

So when Melody finally can do something on her, can even speak for the first time, why do people still look at her as helpless and weak.

In the school Melody goes to, Spaulding Street Elementary School, she is in a goup with other with “what they call ‘disabilities’.” They’re put in a group from ages 9-11 and they’re “learning community” has been together from the begining of school.

But every single one of her teachers with a a exception of one has treated them as if they are babies and know nothing.

This is an absolutely wonderful books for 5th graders.

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6. The War that Saved My Life

The War that Saved My Life Top 25 Wonderfull Books For 5th Graders
The War that Saved My Life

It’s such a wonderful books for 5th graders that calls to your emotional side.

The story begins with Ada and Jamie, they are very poor and live with their single mum.

Even though she has so little you suspect their mother would be awful even if she were well off. Ada and Jamie’s lives are bad and then war comes.

Ada and Jamie flee from London to escape from the predicted German attacks. They have to leave their abusive mother to do so, but for Ada that isn’t going to be an action she will ever regret.

The woman who welcomes them—quite begrudgingly—into their house will make them understand what being cared for truly means.

Although the backdrop is a terrified England, the war is never the main point of the story, even if the title says otherwise.

It’s true that the war saves Ada’s life, in a way, but the main focus of this story is the interactions between Ada, Jamie and their new guardian as well as Ada’s confidence and freedom growth.

Once afraid of her monstrous mother, Ada will learn to calm the fear that has grown inside her for so many years.

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7. Because of Winn-Dixie

Because of Winn-Dixie Top 25 Wonderfull Books For 5th Graders
Because of Winn-Dixie

Opal Buloni, when he visits Mercury during the summer, gets a dog named Vinny Dixie, who brings him home with him. Because of that, I start making friends and dare to ask my father about my mother, only because of Dixie.

 A good American story about a girl and her dog. This book explains that you don’t get friends the instant you move to another town, it just takes time and the girl, India Opal has many different friends.

 The funniest bit of the novels for kids.

when India Opal finds the dog in the supermarket and names him the name of the supermarket, Winn-Dixie.

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8. Island of the Blue Dolphins

Island of the Blue Dolphins Top 25 Wonderfull Books For 5th Graders
Island of the Blue Dolphins

A story books for 5th graders that is as enjoyable.

 A book for children should look like – an interesting, deep, and meaningful story line full of adventures.

Island Of The Blue Dolphins” this book was great! It is about a girl named Karana, and she is from an indian tribe, she lives on an island called,” The Island Of The Blue Dolphins”.

Her father is the chief of the tribe, she has an older sister and younger brother. One day some people came and battled them, and her father dies.

After this some more people come to their island, and try to help them, so the people gather some belongings and get on the ship.

Her brother forgets something that he really needs, and goes back to their home tent, he comes back and the boat has already left, but

Karana has already jumped out of the boat to be with her brother so she ends up going into the sea to look for him, but eventually she stays in the sea forgetting about her brother and hangs out with the dolphins.

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9.Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing

Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing Top 25 Wonderfull Books For 5th Graders
Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing

He lives in an apartment in New York City’s west side with his parents and younger brother Fudge, and is fortunate to have his own room.

Yet, other than having space to himself, Peter does not feel very lucky, and that is because Fudge is a terror who ruins everything from a day out with their parents to the simple task of sitting down to eat supper.

He has managed to have their mother wrapped around his little finger, which in turn bothers Peter immensely because usually, if not always, Fudge is to blame for all of the incidents that go on in their home.

Over the course of a school year, Peter labels himself a fourth grade nothing because nothing happens to him, whereas everything exciting happens to Fudge.

Children still enjoy this books for 5th graders.

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10. Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH

Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH Top 25 Wonderfull Books For 5th Graders
Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH

This is the story of super courageous mice, they are not like the rest of the mice, they work in hiding at night.

 the very sweet story of a loving mother mouse, her quest to save her children.

The books for 5th graders its makes you think about how important friendship is in our lives. And it filled us with warm feelings. And had its funny moments. And excitement.

The Secret of NIMH. Mrs. Frisby is the head of a family of field mice. Her son Timothy is ill with pneumonia just as the farmer Mr. Fitzgibbon begins preparation for spring plowing in the garden where the Frisby family lives.

Normally she would move her family, but Timothy would not survive the cold trip to their summer home.

Mrs. Frisby obtains medicine from her friend Mr. Ages, an older white mouse. On the return journey, she saves the life of Jeremy, a young crow, from Dragon, the farmer’s cat– the same cat who killed her husband, Jonathan.

Jeremy suggests she seek help in moving Timothy from an owl who dwells in the forest. Jeremy flies Mrs. Frisby to the owl’s tree, but the owl says he cannot help, until he finds out that she is the widow of Jonathan Frisby.

He suggests that Mrs. Frisby seek help from the rats who live in a rosebush near her. ..

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11. The Invention of Hugo Cabret

The Invention of Hugo Cabret Top 25 Wonderfull Books For 5th Graders
The Invention of Hugo Cabret

The story begins with the visualization of a Paris evening Hugo Orphan Watch thief steals from Paris railway station But when he meets a bookish girl and an old man, his world changes.

Hugo’s undercover life and his most precious secret, are put in jeopardy. This is intresting books for 5th graders.

Twelve-year-old Hugo, orphan, clock keeper, and thief, has been keeping the clocks running in the walls of a busy Paris train station, where his survival depends on secrets and anonymity.

But when his world suddenly interlocks with a mysterious toyseller and his goddaughter, an eccentric, bookish girl, Hugo’s undercover life, and his most precious secret, are put in jeopardy.

A cryptic drawing, a treasured notebook, a stolen key, a mechanical man, and a hidden message from Hugo’s dead father form the backbone of this intricate, tender, and spellbinding mystery.

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12.Charlotte’s Web

Charlotte's Web Top 25 Wonderfull Books For 5th Graders
Charlotte’s Web

It is a books for 5th graders childrens. who try to learn and understand new things.

A child named wilbur told his feelings towards the pig: in this story.The story teaches the values of friendship and love. It is about the friendship between a spider called charlotte and Wilbur the pig

The story is about a pig named Wilbur who was about to be killed during Christmas,but he was saved by his spider friend Charlotte.

 friendship between a lovably naive pig and a clever, kind spider, and the selfless sacrifices they make to keep the bond of love alive

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13. Where the Mountain Meets the Moon (Pefection Learning)

Where the Mountain Meets the Moon (Pefection Learning) Top 25 Wonderfull Books For 5th Graders
Where the Mountain Meets the Moon (Pefection Learning)

This is one of the most beautiful books for 5th graders I have ever read.

Minli lives in the Valley of the Fruitless Mountain with her very poor parents. Her father tells her stories about the Jade Dragon and the Old Man of the Moon, filling her head with ideas of how they could possibly change their family fortune.

One day, Minli discovers the way to the Old Man of the Moon and decides to leave her parents to see if she can find him. On the way, she meets a dragon that can’t fly, kings, tigers, and so much more.

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14. Anne of Green Gables, Complete 8-Book Box Set: Anne of Green Gables; Anne of the Island; Anne of Avonlea; Anne of Windy Poplar; Anne’s House of … Ingleside; Rainbow Valley; Rilla of Ingleside

Anne of Green Gables, Complete 8-Book Box Set: Anne of Green Gables; Anne of the Island; Anne of Avonlea; Anne of Windy Poplar; Anne's House of ... Ingleside; Rainbow Valley; Rilla of Ingleside Top 25 Wonderfull Books For 5th Graders
Anne of Green Gables, Complete 8-Book Box Set: Anne of Green Gables; Anne of the Island; Anne of Avonlea; Anne of Windy Poplar; Anne’s House of … Ingleside; Rainbow Valley; Rilla of Ingleside

The greatest children’s series books for 5th graders.

Story about Anne of Green Gables: her love of reading, how he handles having red hair, her adventurous spirit, her constant muddling things.

And don’t even get me started on Gilbert. A beautiful story of an orphan girl who finds a home and an identity.

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15. Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

A fun way to introduce kids to descriptive and creative writing books for 5th graders.

These fun activities and writing tasks help to develop language and vocabulary skills, giving you the tools you need to write your own story.

Learn how to create heroes and villains with their own interests, behaviours and backstories.

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16. Fish in a Tree

Fish in a Tree Top 25 Wonderfull Books For 5th Graders
Fish in a Tree

Ally Nickerson has successfully hidden her inability to read from all the many schools she’s been in throughout her life.

But a new teacher forces her to address the problem, and pushes her to places she’d never thought she could go.

This was an amazing books for 5th graders.

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17. As Brave As You (Ala Notable Children’s Books. Older Readers)

As Brave As You (Ala Notable Children's Books. Older Readers) Top 25 Wonderfull Books For 5th Graders
As Brave As You (Ala Notable Children’s Books. Older Readers)

Genie and Ernie are heading to Virginia to stay with their paternal grandparents for the very first time. Though they have met their grandmother before, this is the first time that Genie has met him. The difference between their lives in Brooklyn and their grandparents’ home in rural Virginia are huge.

But that’s not the only thing that surprises Genie. He is shocked to find out that his grandfather is blind. Genie is a kid who is full of questions to ask all of the time and so he immediately asks his grandfather questions about his blindness.

Genie knows that his older brother Ernie is braver than he is, always taking up fights for Genie and protecting him. He also knows that his grandfather is immensely brave too.

When something goes wrong though, Genie will have to rethink what it means to be brave.

This books for 5th grade is about family and love and learning to make sense of the hard things that we all have to deal with as we come of age

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18. Counting by 7s

Counting by 7s Top 25 Wonderfull Books For 5th Graders
Counting by 7s

Counting by 7s is absolutely a heartwarming novel that tells a realistic and profound story of a girl who lost her adoptive parents in a car accident.

A coming-of-age novel that shows the growth and understanding of a little girl towards life and the people around her.

A sweet and sad storybooks for 5th graders of a genius child who just wants to make friends and love them and be loved back.

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19. Esperanza Rising (Scholastic Gold)

Esperanza Rising (Scholastic Gold) Top 25 Wonderfull Books For 5th Graders
Esperanza Rising (Scholastic Gold)

Esperanza Rising has been a wonderful books for 5th graders.

An inspiring story of struggle, hardship, and hope.

This book is rich with ideas for great discussions on empathy, economics, labor unions, race relations, prejudice, rights, family, choices, hope, attitude, work, pride, and kindness.

A wonderful story about a thirteen-year-old Mexican girl, Esperanza, from a well-to-do family who, after the death of her father, is forced to move with her mother and family servants to southern California.

They must become migrant workers picking fruits and vegetables and living in a migrant camp.

Through the eyes of this privileged child, the reader learns how it feels to “come down” in life, and also how it feels to be “looked down on” by others because of one’s ethnicity and social standing, or lack thereof.

Esperanza also does a lot of growing up because of missing her grandmother who doesn’t get to come along with them when they leave Mexico, and because of her mother’s illness. She has to do a lot of growing up fast.

A really great books for 5th graders.

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20.Holes (Holes Series)

Holes (Holes Series) Top 25 Wonderfull Books For 5th Graders
Holes (Holes Series)

The story of Stanley Allantus is a story that has been going on for generations.

Stanley Yelnats is under a curse. A curse that began with his no-good-dirty-rotten-pig-stealing-great-great-grandfather and has since followed generations of Yelnatses.

This books for 5th graders and the whole family. It will make you laugh and cry. It will make you think about luck, friendship, love.

 A quirky funny story about a boy called Stanley who is sent to ‘Green Camp Lake’, a boy’s detention center after supposedly having stolen a pair of sports shoes from a famous basketball player.

Being innocent, he blaims his no-good-dirty-rotten-pig-stealing great-great-grandfather who ran into a curse which affected Stanley’s family over years and years.

Camp Green Lake is in the middle of the desert, a dried up lake, and every day a scary ward and guards, amongst who a ‘Mr Sir’, make the boys dig holes there. So, what’s going on?

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21. The Lost Hero (Heroes of Olympus, Book 1)

The Lost Hero (Heroes of Olympus, Book 1) Top 25 Wonderfull Books For 5th Graders
The Lost Hero (Heroes of Olympus, Book 1)

So we got introduced to a number of new characters and a whole bunch of roman mythology. It’s great.

Those are our three new demigods main characters and they’re pretty fabulous.

Each of these characters are dealing with something:
– Jason lost the entirety of his memory
– Piper is hiding a terrible secret
– Leo is always dealing with ish so all this demigod business is just more for him.

Truly adventures books for 5th graders.

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22. Smile

Smile Top 25 Wonderfull Books For 5th Graders
Smile

Raina is a nice little girl, struggling with a crazy fear; that her severe teeth’s trauma could compromise her friendships, school experiences and normal social relationships.


But, how it will end!??.
Beautiful, simple and immediate story to read books for 5th graders.

Smile is a comic book by Raina Telgemeier that is funny, sad, touching and very moving. about a girl named Raina who just wants to fit in like everyone else and be a normal sixth grader. But one night, after her girl scout meeting, she trips an falls. This causes her two front teeth to be seriously injured. This only gets worse when it leads problems one after another.

Raina is constantly getting her Braces taken on and off of her again, she get’s surgery, a retainer with fake teeth attached, and just when you think that it couldn’t get any worse she is forced to wear extremely embarrassing headgear! While she has to deal with her dental problems,

she has many more things to worry about, a major earthquake, boys, and friends who eventually turn out to be not so nice.

 it is a true story books for 5th graders.

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23. Wonder

Wonder Top 25 Wonderfull Books For 5th Graders
Wonder

It’s indeed a very powerful and refreshing kids reading books for 5th graders.

Wonder’ by R.J.Palacio is about a little boy with a facial anomaly that causes people to stare at him.

He is home-schooled until class 5, then introduced to regular school.

The book takes us through the perspective of August( the boy), his sister, and friends who surround him– how he navigates school, bullying, and not only coming to terms with being ‘different’ but also recognizing his own worth.

Friendship and the need to be kind forms the crux of this wonderful story. 

10-year-old Auggie is going to school for the first time in his life, and he has to navigate new rules, learn to interact with teachers, and figure out how to make new friends.


August is the main character in this book and he has an abnormal face Auggie wore an Astronauts helmet so that no one would be able to see his face.

It’s not like kind of face that only a mother could love, in fact it’s the kind of face that everyone loves.

Auggie is a very special personal and someone that many people should look up to.

Wonder was a fabulous children’s story books for 5th graders about accepting differences and the courage of being yourself.

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24. Bridge to Terabithia

Bridge to Terabithia Top 25 Wonderfull Books For 5th Graders
Bridge to Terabithia

This is an unforgettable friendship story Jess Rons wants to be the fastest boy in the class, but her life changes when a girl named Leslie Burke moves into the neighborhood farm.

Bridge to Terabithia tells the story of bullied kids,The following day, Jess and his parents visit the Burke family home to pay their respects.

Leslie’s father, Bill Burke  tells Jess she loved him, and thanks him for being a very good friend to her, since she had trouble making friends at her old school. Jess feels overwhelming guilt for Leslie’s death.

Bridge to Terabithia is a work of children’s literature about two lonely children who create a magical forest kingdom in their imaginations.

It is absolutely incredible books for 5th graders.

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25. The Crossover (The Crossover Series)

The Crossover (The Crossover Series) Top 25 Wonderfull Books For 5th Graders
The Crossover (The Crossover Series)

A series of poems about twin brothers, JD and Jordan Bell, sons of a former pro basketball player, who are making their way through middle school as best they can — navigating first crushes, homework, family tensions, and of course, basketball

‘With a bolt of lightning on my kicks . . .
The court is SIZZLING.
My sweat is DRIZZLING.
Stop all that quivering.
Cuz tonight I’m delivering’

“Full of heartbreak and exhilaration” books for 5th graders. and smaller kids.

There were many things going on in this terrific story, between the family interactions, the brothers growing older and a little apart with the stresses of new relationships and maturing books for 5th graders.

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Frequently Asked Question

What is a good historical fiction book for 5th graders?

Popular 5th Grade Historical Fiction Books
I Survived the American Revolution, 1776 (I Survived, #15) …
A Long Way from Chicago (A Long Way from Chicago, #1) …
Number the Stars (Mass Market Paperback) …
Bud, Not Buddy (Hardcover) …
Rooftoppers (Paperback) …
Countdown (The Sixties Trilogy, #1) …
Al Capone Does My Shirts (Tales from Alcatraz, #1)


What is a good fiction book to read?

Best Books: Literary Fiction
Of Mice and Men. by John Steinbeck. …
The Handmaid’s Tale (Movie Tie-in) by Margaret Atwood. …
Things Fall Apart. by Chinua Achebe. …
The House on Mango Street. by Sandra Cisneros. …
Lilac Girls. by Martha Hall Kelly. …
The Kite Runner. by Khaled Hosseini. …
The Underground Railroad. …
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time.

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