12 Kid-Approved Books for Advanced Fourth and Fifth Grade Readers | BrightlyUse this age as a starting point. Looking for books in a series? Visit my recommendations for book series for 5th graders. Have you seen my 5th-grade summer reading list for ? Ivan is kept in a cage in a run-down mall for 27 years without seeing another gorilla. She leaves the human world for the Elvin world where she faces danger from both worlds.
Favorite books for 5th graders
Finding the right book is a challenge for many kids. It can be especially hard for advanced readers who are capable of reading significantly above their grade level. Students in fourth or fifth grade who can read at a seventh, eighth, or even high school level may gravitate toward the latest young adult sensation — think The Fault in Our Stars , If I Sta y, or Twilight. These stories are engaging, thought-provoking, and encourage young readers to learn more about the world — all in an age-appropriate manner. Read along with your young reader and help them dig deeper by making connections from the books they read to current events, history, and their own lives. It follows the adventures of Sophie and Josh Newman as they track down the greatest legend of all time, the elixir of life. It keeps you hanging on every page.
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Print book list. In both stories, a teenage character is stranded in the wilderness following a plane crash. In I Am the Ice Worm , year-old Allison is rescued from the Alaskan wild by an Inupiat trapper, who takes her to his village to stay until she can be reunited with her mother. Find I Am the Ice Worm at your local library. The story is about Brian, 13, and how he manages to survive 54 days in the Canadian wilderness after a plane crash.