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?

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.

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.

Nice Try, Charlie!

A new picture book about friendship and community from Matt James, acclaimed author and illustrator of The Funeral.

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.

Sunny Days Inside

Linked short stories follow the interconnected lives of children living in one apartment building as they shelter in place during the pandemic.

The Breadwinner: A Graphic Novel

Deborah Ellis's bestselling novel The Breadwinner, now available as a stunningly illustrated graphic novel.