Help your child prevent "summer slide". The research is clear that children who do not read during the summer can lose up to three months of reading progress and that loss has a cumulative, long-term effect.
For ideas about encouraging summer reading, take a look at How to Encourage Summer Reading: A Parent's Guide and Start With A Book!
RES Summer Reading List Grade 5 (2018-2019)
Click on the book titles for full descriptions. Most of these books will be available at the RES Summer Book Fair June 14 and 15. The titles are also available through public libraries (Rockport Public Library, Sawyer Free Library) or other booksellers.
Land of Stories: Wishing Spell by Chris Colfer
Escape from Mr. Lemoncello's Library by Chris Grabenstein
Jack: The True Story of Jack and the Beanstalk by Lisa Shurtliff
The Copernicus Legacy: The Forbidden Stone by Tony Abbott
The Wild Robot Escapes by Peter Brown
|Wings of Fire: Dragonet Prophecy by Tui T. Sutherland|
|Crenshaw by Katherine Applegate|
|All Rise for the Honorable Perry T. Cook|
|The Nest by Kenneth Oppel|