5th Grade Novel Study Books
By Mary Montero
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We have one more post in our novel study series, and today, I’m sharing my favorite 5th grade books for novel study. In case you missed the previous posts, I shared my favorite 3rd grade novel study book recommendations and general novel study tips in this post. You can check that post out for the benefits of novel study, my favorite novel study resources, the criteria I use to select novels, and tips on keeping students engaged and accountable during their independent reading time.
Looking for 4th grade novel recommendations? The 4th grade novel study book recommendations are in this post.
But for now, let’s dive into 5th grade novel study book recommendations!
Must-Read 5th Grade Novel Study Books
Are you a teacher, parent, or guardian on the lookout for captivating books to ignite the imaginations of your 5th grade students? In this blog post, we’ll be diving into novel study book recommendations tailored specifically for 5th graders. These books will take your readers away on thrilling adventures, immerse them in stories of friendship, and hopefully cultivate a love for reading that will last a lifetime. You can see them all here on Amazon for easy browsing (Amazon affiliate link). Please preview the content of each book to make sure it is a good fit for your child and family.
- Shooting Kabul
- Phantom Tollbooth
- From the Mixed up Files of Basil E. Frankeweiler
- Where Stars are Scattered
- Fish in a Tree
- Number the Stars
- Insignificant Events in the Life of a Cactus
- The Truth as Told by Mason Buttle
- Among the Hidden
- The False Prince
- City Spies
- Maniac Magee
- The Front Desk
- Bud, Not Buddy
Inspired In Upper Elementary Facebook Group Book Recommendations
Book recommendations are always a popular topic in our FREE Inspired in Upper Elementary Facebook group. Here are links to a few of our conversations packed with additional 5th grade novel study book lists!
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