Music to read by!!! Books for 5th and 6th graders

GREAT BOOKS FOR FOURTH AND FIFTH GRADERS

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  1. THE PINBALLS by Betsy Briars

    This book discusses the hard life of foster children

  2. NOTHING BUT THE TRUTH by Avi

    See what happens when a ninth grader goes against the system.

  3. MANIAC MAGEE by Jerry Spinelli

    Read the first chapter of this wonderful book about a boy who is all alone in this world with the exception of the people he meets during his travels.

  4. LYDDIE by Katherine Paterson

    This novel deals with the troubles of a young girl who works in a textile mill in 1843.

  5. SUMMER SONG by Susan Rowan Masters

    This is a story about how a young girl must cope when her mother abandons her and a grandfather who is dying.

  6. STRANGER IN THE MIRROR by Allen Say

    See what happens when a young boy wakes up and discovers he has grown old.

  7. GOOSEBUMPS: HOW I GOT MY SHRUNKEN HEAD by R.L. Stein

    This is a typical book by R.L. Stein, it's both scary and suspensful.

  8. THE GIVER by Lowis Lowry

    This story describes how a young boy functions in a Utopian world where society is organized by the "elders."

  9. CATHERINE CALLED BIRDY by Karen Cushman

    This novel takes you into the world of a young girl during the 13th century.

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