The Best Read Alouds and Books for Upper Elementary

Book Recommendations to help 3rd grade, 4th grade, and 5th grade students love reading

Teachers love children's books!  We love to inspire a love of reading in our 3rd grade, 4th grade, and 5th grade students.  It can be hard to sort through all of the options to choose the best books, however.  Libraries and bookstores are full of eye catching children's options, and more are being added daily!

Check out the book recommendations for different book categories below.  Some of the books are my personal favorites, while others are book recommendations from a variety of teachers that love reading to their students!

Find book recommendations for:

  • the best fiction chapter book read alouds
  • the best nonfiction book series
  • nonfiction books for students that love animals
  • wordless books for the upper elementary classroom
  • fiction books for teaching point of view
  • black history month biographies for upper elementary

These book recommendations are geared towards third grade, fourth grade, and fifth grade students.

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