Fifth Grade: Good Reading

A Crooked Kind of Perfect

By Linda Urban

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Zoe Elias, who longs to play the piano but must resign herself to learning the organ, instead, finds that her musicianship has a positive impact on her workaholic mother, her jittery father, and her school social life.
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Cold Cereal

By Adam Rex

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A boy who may be part changeling, twins involved in a bizarre secret experiment, and a clurichaun in a red tracksuit try to save the world from an evil cereal company whose ultimate goal is world domination.

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The Case of Mistaken Identity

By Mac Barnett

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When Steve Brixton, a fan of Bailey Brothers detective novels, is mistaken for a real detective, he must elude librarians, police, and the mysterious Mr. E as he seeks a missing quilt containing coded information.
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Cannons at Dawn: The Second Diary of Abigail Jane Stewart

By Kristiana Gregory

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From the winter of 1779 until 1781, Abigail Stewart and her family follow the path of her father's Continental Army unit after their Valley Forge home burns down, enduring harsh winters and scarce food, and narrowly escaping danger time and again.
The sequel to The Winter of Red Snow.

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Born to Fly

By Michael Ferrari

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In 1942, a girl who longs to be a pilot and her family try to manage their lives in Rhode Island when the father goes to fight in World War ll.

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Because of Mr. Terupt

By Rob Buyea

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It's the start of fifth grade for seven very different kids and only their teacher, Mr. Terupt, knows how to deal with them all. He makes the classroom a fun place, until the snowy winter day when an accident changes everything-and everyone.
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Animal Heroes: True Rescue Stories

By Sandra Markle

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A guide dog leads its owner to safety down seventy-seven flights of stairs in the World Trade Center before the building collapses. A female gorilla in a zoo picks up and protects an unconscious toddler who falls into her enclosure. An elderly dog named Frisky keeps his owner awake and alive when Hurricane Katrina floods the house. Winnie the cat saves her owners from carbon monoxide poisoning. Animals, both wild and domestic, have become heroes when they've come to the rescue of humans. In these heartwarming, true stories, Sandra Markle shows how dogs, cats, cows, monkeys, and even dolphins use their normal senses or special training to help people in trouble or in need all over the world. ​
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Amulet. Book 1: The Stonekeeper

By Kazu Kibuishi

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In this graphic novel, Emily and Navin move with their mother to a strange house that proves to be dangerous and takes them into an underground world inhabited by evil creatures, robots, and talking animals.
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