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Serving Preschool 3 year olds - 8th Grade in Fort Worth, Texas  

Required Summer Reading 2018

5th Grade

Island of the Blue Dolphins by Scott O’Dell

Students will read the novel and complete a one-pager to be submitted on the first day of school.  Click here to download information on the one-pager assignment.


Suggested Summer Reading 2018

5th Grade

Bradley, Kimberly Brubaker.  The War That Saved My Life
Buyea, Rob.  Because of Mr. Terupt
Chokshi, Roshani.  Aru Shah and the End of Time
Choldenko, Gennifer.  Al Capone Shines My Shoes
Cleary, Beverly.  Dear Mr. Henshaw
Clements, Andrew.  The Losers Club
Cleverly, Sophie.  Scarlet & Ivy series
Curtis, Christopher P.. Bud, Not Buddy
Dahl, Roald.  Matilda
Farley, Walter.  Black Stallion
Giff, Patricia Reilly.  Gingersnap
Gonzalez, Christina Diaz.  Moving Target
Graff, Lisa.  The Great Treehouse War
Grimes, Nikki.  Garvey’s Choice
Konigsburg, E. L.  The View From Saturday
Korman, Gordon.  Masterminds series
Lloyd, Natalie.  A Snicker of Magic
Lord, Bette Bao.  In the Year of the Boar and Jackie Robinson
Lord, Cynthia.  Rules
MacLachlan, Patricia.  Just Dance
Martin, Ann M.  Rain Reign
Nye, Naomi Shihab.  The Turtle of Oman
Palacio, R.J.  Wonder
Russell, Rachel Renee.  The Misadventures of Max Crumbly: Locker Hero
Spinelli, Jerry.  Maniac Magee
Stead, Rebecca.  Liar & Spy
Sutherland, Tui T.  Wings of Fire series
Winick, Judd.  Hilo series
Woods, Brenda.  The Blossoming Universe of Violet Diamond

Books from the Texas Bluebonnet Award Master List for 2018-2019.  Click here to access the Bluebonnet Award list.

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