CC Literature - Grade 5

CC Literature - Grade 5

The books in this collection fit specific expectations within the Grade 5 strands for literature as outlined in the Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts.

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A Boy Is Not a Ghost

In this sequel to the award-winning A Boy Is Not a Bird, a boy is exiled to Siberia during World War II. Based on a true story.

A Storytelling of Ravens

A sloth of bears, a smack of jellyfish, a nuisance of cats — what else lies inside?

African Icons

Aquí era el paraíso / Here Was Paradise

A collection of poetry by one of the greatest Indigenous poets of the Americas about the vanished world of his childhood — that of the Maya K’iche’.

Avis Dolphin

Inspired by the story of actual passengers on the ill-fated Lusitania, this is a novel of great adventure and suspense.

Burying the Moon

A beautifully illustrated novel in verse about a young Indian girl who tackles the taboos around sanitation in her village.

Forever Truffle

A new graphic novel from Fanny Britt and Isabelle Arsenault, co-creators of Jane, the Fox and Me and Louis Undercover.

Gargantua (Jr!)

Before Gargantua Junior was born, Mom had a reputation for being a little wild. Now Junior wants to help her repair damage and protect the Earth!

Loon

Loon is a gorgeously illustrated, lyrical non-fiction picture book about the life cycle and habitat of loons.

My Name Is Seepeetza

An honest look at life in an Indian residential school in the 1950s, and how one indomitable young spirit survived it — 30th anniversary edition.

Severn Speaks Out

Severn Cullis-Suzuki’s 1992 Earth Summit speech, more relevant than ever, is part of the Speak Out series of inspiring speeches for young readers.

Sometimes I Feel Like a Fox

Children’s love for animals and disguise come together in this award-winning introduction to the Anishinaabe tradition of totem animals.