Books Recommended by Ms. Steinig's 5th Grade Class, 2011

A Listmania! list by Deborah Steinig (Baltimore, MD)
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The list author says: "Every year we have a fifth grade book club. All of the titles have been recommended by the fifth graders themselves. Here are this year's selections."
Holes by Louis Sachar
1.  Holes by Louis Sachar by Louis Sachar
The list author says:
  "Hmm, I can tell I've been teaching 5th grade a long time...this was a relatively new book when I first read it, and now it seems well on its way to being a classic!  It's funny, quirky, suspenseful, and adventurous -- I'm glad kids are still enjoying it."
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Kingdom Keepers: Disney After Dark
2.  Kingdom Keepers: Disney After Dark by Ridley Pearson
The list author says:
  "This one looks great for mystery-lovers and fans of Disney World."
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The Mysterious Benedict Society
3.  The Mysterious Benedict Society by Trenton Lee Stewart
The list author says:
  "My students have been mentioning this one for a few years now -- I look forward to reading it."
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Frindle
4.  Frindle by Andrew Clements
The list author says:
  "Besides being funny and engaging like Andrew Clements books always are, this book raises some really interesting questions about language and just how words get to be words."
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Silverwing (The Silverwing Trilogy)
5.  Silverwing (The Silverwing Trilogy) by Kenneth Oppel
The list author says:
  "Fantasy-adventure and a bat's-eye view of the world -- sounds great."
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A World Without Heroes (Beyonders)
6.  A World Without Heroes (Beyonders) by Brandon Mull
The list author says:
  "Beyonders might be the next big series.  The second one comes out in March, so join me in getting caught up on the first!"
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Because of Winn-Dixie
7.  Because of Winn-Dixie by Kate DiCamillo
The list author says:
  "Girl meets dog.  If you liked "Where the Red Fern Grows," try this one too.  (Not as heart-breaking, I promise.)"
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The Tales of Beedle the Bard, Standard Edition (Harry Potter)
8.  The Tales of Beedle the Bard, Standard Edition (Harry Potter) by J. K. Rowling
The list author says:
  "I know you've all devoured Harry Potter...now try the fairy tales that the wizard kids grew up hearing."
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4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,003 customer reviews) | 201 customer discussions

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