These books are recommended by our 5th Grade Students:
Jayla: Junie B. Jones Has a Peep in her Pocket by Barbara Park
Why is Junie B. Jones afraid of farm animals? Read the book Junie B Jones Has a Peep in Her Pocket to find out. This fictional book will have you giggling as Junie B. Jones goes on a field trip to a farm with her class. Junie B. Jones did not want to go on a field trip with her class because she thought it was going to be the ‘’worstest’’ field trip ever. Is the farmer’s head misshapen from the rooster? Junie B. Jones finds out the answer to that.
My option of the book is that it was very humorous because when Junie B. Jones finally gets to the farm, she starts to act kind of crazy.
Anyone who enjoys reading Junie B. Jones books should read this book!
Ethan: The Adventures of Captain Underpants by Dav Pilkey
Have you ever written a comic? If so you should read Captain Underpants by Dav Pilkey. The story takes place in school and the main characters are Mr. Krump, Harold and George. Harold and George like to read comics about superheroes for fun and they turned their principal into Captain Underpants with a Hypno ring from a book. Do you think Captain Underpants will get turned back to Mr. Krump? If so read the book!
Anyone that likes comics should read this book.
Jacob: The Magic School Bus The Giant Germ by Anne Capeci
Microbes are a fungi that grow where it’s moist and dark but not too hot or not too cold. In this book, The Magic School Bus The Giant Germ by Anne Capeci, the kids will go through piece of bread and get stuck to a kid named Johnny. They talk about microbes. In Ms. Frizzles class the kids are learning about microbes. It started to turn into to a field trip. Even though this is a fictional story, you will learn a lot about germs.
I like this book because it's funny how the kids go through stuff. The kids ask questions about germs. I learned a lot from this book too. This book is good for people who like to learn about germs.
Natalie: Mrs. Lane is a Pain by Dan Gutman
If you say please over and over again, do you think your mom or dad will give you what you want? That's what the kids in this book do. This book is called Mrs. Lane is a Pain by Dan Gutman. It takes place at school most of the time. The main characters are AJ, AJ’s friends and Mrs. Lane. There is a talent show at the school but AJ does not think he has a talent. Does AJ discover his talent? Read the book to find out!
I like this book because it was funny and it made me think of all the talents that I have. If you like to laugh, then this book is great for you!
Linkin: Mr. Jack is a Maniac by Dan Gutman
Has your teacher ever taught you to fight or defend yourself? In the book Mr.Jack is a Maniac written by Dan Gutman, you will read that Mr. Jack does some crazy stuff. This book takes place at Ella Mentry School. Mr.Jack, Andrea,and A.J are the main characters. Mr.Jack came out of the woods to the playground on a motorcycle!Then he started to pretend to fight the teachers.The students learn how to defend themselves which ends up saving Mr.Jack's life.
I like this book because a lot of crazy stuff happened. If you like books that have crazy stuff happened and action, this book is for you.
Evan: Skeletons Don’t Play Tubas by Debbie Dadey and Marcia Thorton Jones
Do you think the skeleton could be alive? In this book, Skeletons Don’t Play Tubas by Debbie Dadey and Marcia Thorton Jones, the kids think the skeleton is alive. They think that the skeleton is after them. Read this book to find out what happens!
I like this book because it is scary and funny at the same time!
Isabella: December Dog by Ron Roy
Have you ever found a lost puppy? If you read December Dog by Ron Roy, you will find the four characters that find a lost puppy and learn what they do to find the owner. Since it is Christmas Eve, the four kids think the puppy is a Christmas present. Will they find the puppy’s owner in time? Read the book to find out!
I like this book because it has a mystery. If you like mystery books, you’ll like December Dog!
Caleb: October Ogre by Ron Roy
What is your favorite part about Halloween? The candy? The Haunted House? Or the bone-chilling horror?! In the book, October Ogre by Ron Roy, the four kids, Brady, Brian, Nate and Lucy build up their bravery and walk into a Haunted House. Do you think the kids will make it out alive? Read the book to find out!
Hannah: Amelia Bedelia Goes Wild by Herman Parish
Have you ever been to a zoo? In the book, Amelia Bedelia Goes Wild by Herman Parishl, Amelia builds a zoo in her backyard. The main characters in this book are Amelia, Amelia’s mom, Amelia’s dad, and Amelia’s friends. Amelia’s class went to the zoo when Amelia was sick, so she built her own zoo. If you have ever read a book about Amelia Bedelia, you know something CRAZY is going to happen!
I like this book because it’s a longer book than the other Amelia Bedelia books.
Keifer: The Falcon’s Feathers by Ron Roy
Do you like falcons? Do you like mysteries? If you do then this book, The Falcon’s Feathers by Ron Roy, is for you! In the book, there are three kids named Dink, Josh and Ruth Rose. The book is mostly about how falcons have gone missing and one bad person in the story will try to take the falcons. Don’t worry-it turns out good in the end.
I really like this book because the characters search around and figure out clues. So, if you really like a mystery, check out The Falcon’s Feathers.
James: The Haunted Hotel by Ron Roy
Do you like scary stories? If so, you should read The Haunted Hotel by Ron Roy. In the book there are three kids named Dink, Josh and Ruth Rose. They get a job to find the ghost in the hotel that was scaring the guests away. The mystery is solved in the end. Read the book to find out how the kids caught the culprit.
I like this book because I love reading about haunted stuff. Anyone who likes haunted things- this book is for you!