Summer Reading 5th/6th Grades

Fifth Grade
God King: A Story in the Days of King Hezekiah (Living History Library) [Paperback]
Joanne Williamson (Author), Daria M. Sockey (Author)
The Pharaohs of Ancient Egypt (Landmark Books) [Paperback]
Elizabeth Payne (Author)
Pharaohs and Pyramids (Time Traveler Series) [Paperback]
Tony Allan (Author), Philippa Wingate (Author)
Tutankhamun (First Books--Ancient Biographies) [Paperback]
Robert Green (Author)
The Great Wall: The story of 4,000 miles of earth and stone that turned a nation into a fortress
(Wonders of the World Book) [Hardcover]
Elizabeth Mann (Author), Alan Witschonke (Illustrator)
Hannibal (First Book) [Library Binding]
Robert Green (Author)
Cleopatra (First Book) [Paperback]
Robert Green (Author)
Sixth Grade
Blood of the Martyrs: How the Slaves in Rome Found Victory in Christ (Christian Epics)
Naomi Mitchison (Author), James S. Bell (Author, Editor)
Carbone: Stealing Freedom c1998
Great Migrations: Whales, Wildebeests, Butterflies, Elephants, and Other Amazing Animals on
the Move (National Geographic Kids) [Hardcover]
Elizabeth Carney (Author)
The Hive Detectives: Chronicle of a Honey Bee Catastrophe (Scientists in the Field Series)
Loree Griffin Burns (Author), Ellen Harasimowicz (Illustrator)
Survival at 40 Below [Hardcover]
Debbie S. Miller (Author), Jon Van Zyle (Illustrator)
Erased by a Tornado! (Disaster Survivors) [Library Binding]
Jessica Rudolph (Author)
A History of US by Joy Hakim (2005)
Where the Mountain Meets the Moon by Grace Lin (2009)
Discovering Mars: The Amazing Story of the Red Planet by Melvin Berger (1992)
Hurricanes: Earth’s Mightiest Storms by Patricia Lauber (1996)
From Seed to Plant by Gail Gibbons (1991)
The Story of Ruby Bridges by Robert Coles (1995)*
A Drop of Water: A Book of Science and Wonder by Walter Wick (1997)
Moonshot: The Flight of Apollo 11 by Brian Floca (2009)
Hale, Shannon. Princess Academy. Bloomsbury Children’s Books, 2005.
Konigsburg, E.L. A View From Saturday. Atheneum, c. 1996
Rawls, Wilson. Where the Red Fern Grows. Delacorte Press, 1996, 1961.
Summer Reading List for 4th & 5th Grade
David, Laurie. Down-to-Earth Global Warming. Scholastic, 2007.
Ray, Deborah. Down the Colorado: John Wesley Powell
Rusch, Elizabeth. The Planet Hunter: The Story Behind What Happened to Pluto.
Simon, Seymour. Earthquakes. Smithsonian/Collins, 2006.
St. George, Judith. So You Want to be an Explorer? Philomel Books, 2005.
Tang, Greg. Math Potatoes: Mind-Stretching Brain Food. Scholastic, 2005.
Our White House: Looking In, Looking Out. Candlewick Press, 2007.