Fifth Grade

Incoming fifth grade students are required to read a total of FOUR books this summer. Students will choose ONE book from each of the following categories: one realistic fiction novel, one book of poetry, and one non-fiction book. All books are available for purchase on Amazon and/or Audible.

Additionally, all fifth grade students will read the same classic literature selection. Grace School will purchase and mail this selection to student’s homes on July 1st. Students will be expected to discuss and quiz over all four books by the first day of school.

Required Reading

(Choose 1 book from each category below.)

Realistic Fiction

Out of My Mind

by Sharon Draper

or

Wonder

by R.J. Polacco

Poetry

Mirror, Mirror

by Marilyn Singer

or

Face Bug

by Patrick Lewis

Non-Fiction

So, You Want to be an Inventor

by Judith St. George

or

King George: The Whole Hilarious Story of the American Revolution

by Steve Sheinkin

Classic Literature Selection

Required Reading

(Grace School will purchase and mail
this selection to student’s homes on July 1)

Out of My Mind cover from Atheneum Books for Young Readers, an imprint of Simon and Schuster, Inc., 2012
Wonder cover from Alfred A. Knopf Books for Young Readers, an imprint of Penguin Random House, 2012
Mirror, Mirror cover from Dutton Books for Young Readers, an imprint of Penguin Random House, 2010
Face Bug cover from Wordsung, an imprint of Boyd, Mills and Kane, 2013
So You Want to be an Inventor cover from Philomel Books, an imprint of Penguin Random House, 2002
King George: The Whole Hilarious Story of the American Revolution cover from Square Fish Publishing, an imprint of MacMillian Publishers, 2015