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

The Best Read Alouds and Books for Upper Elementary

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
The best fiction chapter book read alouds for 3rd grade, 4th grade, and 5th grade students

After surveying over 300 teachers, I made a collection of the best fiction chapter books that engage students during a read aloud! Find the top 10 book recommendations here.

the best nonfiction book series for 3rd grade, 4th grade, and 5th grade students

After surveying over 300 teachers, these are the best nonfiction book series to get your students to love informational text! Find the book recommendations for 3rd grade, 4th grade, and 5th grade students here.

the best nonfiction books for students that love animals but don't like to read

These books are great for students that hate to read but love animals! Get your upper elementary students excited about reading nonfiction books. Find my favorite nonfiction animal books here.

the best wordless books for upper elementary students

Wordless books aren't just for preschoolers. They can be a fun and engaging way to teach a variety of reading skills to 3rd grade, 4th grade, and 5th grade students. Find my wordless book recommendations here.

the best fiction books for teaching point of view to third grade, fourth grade, and fifth grade students

These fiction books make teaching point of view fun and engaging for your upper elementary students!

black history month biographies to teach upper elementary students about inspiring African Americans

These biographies of inspiring African American are great to use all year long.  Or, use them for black history month.  Find my favorite black history month biographies here.

the best fiction books for teaching point of view to third grade, fourth grade, and fifth grade students

Back to school book recommendations for third, fourth, and fifth grade students.  These make fun read alouds for that first week of school.

 

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

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