Hi Campers! Read all the titles from the list below. If your public library does not own a title or the waiting list is too long for your tastes, don’t forget your library card is good at all SELCO libraries. Requesting a book from elsewhere within Minnesota is another option through MNLINK. Happy Reading! (PDF of List)
Please note that some of the books on this list may seem like they’re too simple or too advanced for these grade levels. These selections were done so deliberately so as to help support the many readers along the entire length of the spectrum.
- A Crack in the Sea - by H.M. Bouwman (G.P. Putnam’s Sons Books for Young Readers, 2017), 9780399545191. [Featured Camp Read-a-Lot Author]
- Apple in the Middle - by Dawn Quigley (North Dakota State University Press, 2018), 9781946163073.
- Evangeline of the Bayou - by Jan Eldredge (Balzer + Bray, 2018), 9780062680341.
- Everything Else in the Universe - by Tracy Holczer (G.P. Putnam’s Sons Books for Young Readers, 2018), 9780399163944.
- Illegal - by Eoin Colfer and Andrew Donkin (Sourcebooks, 2018), 9781492662143.
- My Year in the Middle - by Lila Quintero Weaver (Candlewick Press, 2018), 9780763692315.
- No Fixed Address - by Susin Nielsen (Tundra Books NY, 2018), 9780735262751.
- The Mortification of Fovea Munson - by Mary Winn Heider (Disney-Hyperion, 2018), 9781484780541.
- Code Girls: The True Story of the American Women Who Secretly Broke Codes in World War II (Young Readers Edition) - by Liza Mundy (Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, 2018), 9780316353731.
- Countdown: 2979 Days to the Moon - by Suzanne Slade (Peachtree Publishers, 2018), 978168630136.
- How We Got to Now: Six Innovations That Made the Modern World - by Steven Johnson (Viking Books for Young Readers, 2018), 978042587781.
- The Atlas Obscura Explorer’s Guide for the World’s Most Adventurous Kid - by Dyna Thuras and Rosemary Mosco (Workman Publishing Group, 2018), 9781523503544.
- The Faithful Spy: Dietrich Bonhoeffer and the Plot to Kill Hitler - by John Hendrix (Harry N. Abrams, 2018), 9781419728389.
- The Hyena Scientist - by Sy Montgomery and Nic Bishop (HMH Books for Young Readers, 2018), 9780544635111.
- Camper’s Choice – Grades 4-5 - Any title of your choice!
All book descriptions taken from the Goodreads website or Amazon.