Pleasure Reading for 5th-8th Grade

  • Among the Hidden/Haddix
  • Artemis Fowl, Eoin Colfer
  • Bud, Not Buddy
  • Esperanza Rising/Ryan
  • Fever 1793
  • Hatchet/Paulsen
  • Holes/Sachar
  • Korman, No More Dead Dogs
  • My Life in Dog Years/Paulsen
  • Roll of Thunder Hear My Cry
  • Spindle's End, Robin McKinley
  • Stargirl/Spinneli (better for 7th and 8th
  • The Cay
  • The Dragon Chronicles series, Susan Fletcher
  • The Enchanted Forest Chronicles series, Patricia Wrede
  • The Hobbit, J.R.R. Tolkien
  • The Lost Years of Merlin series, T. A. Barron
  • The Sword in the Stone, T. H. White
  • Touching Spirit Bear/Mikelson (may be too mature for 5th)
  • True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle/Avi
  • Walk Two Moons
  • Where the Red Fern Grows

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