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These texts were specifically chosen by Booksource to support fifth grade-level instruction based on the Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts and Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science, and Technical Subjects. The range of selected texts includes books that lend themselves well to studies of figurative language (RL.5.4), stories from various genres (RL.5.5 and RL.5.9), texts that are narrated from a first-person point of view (RL.5.6), and informational texts on the same topic that provide different information and points of view (RI.5.6 and RI.5.9).
CCSS Grade 5 Classroom Library See All

American Heritage Student Dictionary, The

Attila The Hun: Leader Of The Barbarian Hordes

Birchbark House, The

Boys Of Steel: The Creators Of Superman

Brain: Our Nervous System, The

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CCSS Grade 5 Extension See All

"Who Could That Be At This Hour?"

101 Hidden Animals

12 Rounds To Glory: The Story Of Muhammad Ali

290, The

Abe's Honest Words: The Life Of Abraham Lincoln

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CCSS Grade 5 Extensions + Literacy Cart See All

"Who Could That Be At This Hour?"

101 Hidden Animals

12 Rounds To Glory: The Story Of Muhammad Ali

290, The

Abe's Honest Words: The Life Of Abraham Lincoln

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CCSS Grade 5 New Books See All

101 Hidden Animals

All Different Now: Juneteenth, The First Day Of Freedom

Cabinet Of Curiosities: 40 Tales Brief And Sinister, The

Dog

Emily Windsnap And The Land Of The Midnight Sun

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CCSS Grade 5 The Civil War Informational Texts See All

Abe's Honest Words: The Life Of Abraham Lincoln

Behind Rebel Lines: The Incredible Story Of Emma Edmonds, Civil War Spy

Boys' War: Confederate And Union Soldiers Talk About The Civil War, The

Civil War Leaders

Free At Last!

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CCSS Grade 5 Civil War Historical Fiction See All

290, The

Brady

Freedom Crossing

I Thought My Soul Would Rise And Fly: The Diary Of Patsy, A Freed Girl, Mars Bluff, South Carolina, 1865

Mr. Lincoln's Drummer

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CCSS Grade 5 The Great Depression Informational Texts See All

Between The Wars

Children Of The Great Depression

Climbing Out Of The Great Depression: The New Deal

Dust Bowl, The

Franklin D. Roosevelt

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CCSS Grade 5 The Great Depression Historical Fiction See All

Bread Winner, The

Esperanza Rising

Jar Of Dreams, A

Leah's Pony

Let The Circle Be Unbroken

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CCSS Grade 5 Native Americans Informational Texts See All

Boy Called Slow, A

Brother Eagle, Sister Sky

Children Of Clay: A Family Of Pueblo Potters

If You Lived With The Cherokee

If You Lived With The Hopi

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CCSS Grade 5 Native American Character Stories See All

Arrow Over The Door, The

Bearstone

Children Of The Longhouse

Eagle Song

Ghost Hawk

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CCSS Grade 5 Traditional Literature See All

Elephant's Friend And Other Tales From Ancient India, The

Greek Myths

Greek Myths For Young Children

Hans Andersen's Fairy Tales

I Am Arachne: Fifteen Greek And Roman Myths

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CCSS Grade 5 Art & Artists Informational Texts See All

Action! Cartooning

Chuck Close: Face Book

Georgia's Bones

Lives Of The Artists: Masterpieces, Messes (And What The Neighbors Thought)

Michelangelo

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CCSS Grade 5 Biographies Of Explorers See All

Explorers Of North America

Francisco Pizarro: Journeys Through Peru And South America

Henry Hudson: Seeking The Northwest Passage

Into The Unknown: How Great Explorers Found Their Way By Land, Sea, And Air

La Salle: Early Texas Explorer

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CCSS Grade 5 Biographies Of Scientists And Inventors See All

Almost Astronauts: 13 Women Who Dared To Dream

Click! A Story About George Eastman

Emi And The Rhino Scientist

Girls Think Of Everything: Stories Of Ingenious Inventions By Women

Isaac Newton

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CCSS Grade 5 Character Education Stories See All

Dreamer, The

Great Gilly Hopkins, The

Kite Fighters, The

Man Who Loved Clowns, The

On My Honor

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CCSS Grade 5 Fantasy & Science Fiction See All

After (Nineteen Stories Of Apocalypse And Dystopia)

Capture, The

Dealing With Dragons

Guys Read: Other Worlds

Inquisitor's Apprentice, The

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CCSS Grade 5 Graphic Novels See All

Dogs Of War

Dunderheads, The

Ghostopolis

Hades: Lord Of The Dead

Lightning Thief (Graphic Novel), The

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CCSS Grade 5 Historical Fiction See All

Blood On The River: James Town, 1607

Caddie Woodlawn

Evolution Of Calpurnia Tate, The

Guns For General Washington

Houdini Box, The

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CCSS Grade 5 Humorous Stories See All

"Who Could That Be At This Hour?"

Guys Read: Funny Business

Invisible Fran, The

Lulu And The Brontosaurus

Matilda

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CCSS Grade 5 Multicultural Characters See All

Big Wave, The

Call It Courage

Counting By 7s

Day Of The Pelican, The

Island Of The Blue Dolphins

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CCSS Grade 5 Mysteries See All

Adam Canfield Of The Slash

Calder Game, The

Dead Man In Indian Creek, The

Extraordinary Education Of Nicholas Benedict, The

Fairy-Tale Detectives, The

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CCSS Grade 5 Narrator Point Of View And Perspective See All

Adventures Of Mark Twain By Huckleberry Finn, The

Also Known As Harper

Bull Run

Candymakers, The

Fake Mustache

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CCSS Grade 5 Persuasive Informational Texts See All

Banned Books

Body Image And The Media

Cleopatra

Everglades

Food In Schools

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CCSS Grade 5 Picture Books See All

African Acrostics: A Word In Edgeways

Between Earth And Sky: Legends Of Native American Sacred Places

Gorillas

Houdini: World's Greatest Mystery Man And Escape King

Nation's Hope: The Story Of Boxing Legend Joe Louis, A

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CCSS Grade 5 Poetry See All

12 Rounds To Glory: The Story Of Muhammad Ali

All The Small Poems And Fourteen More

Falling Down The Page

Hate That Cat: A Novel

Hip Hop Speaks To Children (With CD)

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CCSS Grade 5 Primary Source Materials See All

America's Colonization And Settlement

America: Three Worlds Meet

Byzantine Empire: A Society That Shaped The World, The

Contemporary United States: 1968 To The Present

Impossible Rescue: The True Story Of An Amazing Arctic Adventure, The

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CCSS Grade 5 Realistic Fiction See All

Absolutely Normal Chaos

Ava And Pip

Becoming Naomi Leon

Fast Sam, Cool Clyde, And Stuff

Joey Pigza Swallowed The Key

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CCSS Grade 5 Science Informational Texts See All

Animals Nobody Loves

Black Holes

Earthquakes

Frog Scientist, The

Gorilla Doctors: Saving Endangered Great Apes

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CCSS Grade 5 Technology & Innovation Informational Texts See All

Amazing Story Of Cell Phone Technology: Max Axiom STEM Adventures, The

Blog It!

E-Textiles

Energy In The Real World

From Thistle Burrs To... Velcro

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CCSS Grade 5 Weather Patterns & The Water Cycle Informational Texts See All

Blizzard! The Storm That Changed America

Clean Water

Drop Around The World, A

Earth And The Role Of Water, The

Hurricane Katrina

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CCSS Grade 5 Mathematics See All

Algebra & Geometry: Anything But Square!

All Of The Above

Amusement Parks: Perimeter And Area

Ancient Formula: A Mystery With Fractions, The

At Risk!

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CCSS Grade 5 Mathematics Operations & Algebraic Thinking See All

Algebra & Geometry: Anything But Square!

I Wish I Knew That: Math

Math Doesn't Suck: How To Survive Middle School Math

Math For Smarty Pants

Math: A Book You Can Count On

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CCSS Grade 5 Mathematics Number & Operations: Fractions See All

Ancient Formula: A Mystery With Fractions, The

Basketball Math: Slam Dunk Activities And Projects

Garden Club: Operations With Fractions, The

How Do They Make That? Fractions, Decimals, And Percents

If You Hopped Like A Frog

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CCSS Grade 5 Mathematics Geometry See All

All Of The Above

Basketball Angles

Finding The Treasure: Coordinate Grids

Groovy Geometry: Games And Activities That Make Math Easy And Fun

Shapes In Art

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CCSS Grade 5 Mathematics Measurement & Data See All

Amusement Parks: Perimeter And Area

At Risk!

Designer Digs: Finding Area And Surface Area

Field Of Play: Measuring Distance, Rate, And Time

Graphs In Action

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CCSS Grade 5 Mathematics Number & Operations In Base Ten See All

Book Of Perfectly Perilous Math: 24 Death-Defying Challenges For Young Mathematicians, The

Fishy Fountain: A Mystery With Multiplication And Division, The

Great Number Rumble: A Story Of Math In Surprising Places, The

I Hate Mathematics Book, The

Multiplication And Division

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