Multcolib Kids Picks: 4th-5th Grade Recommended Authors, Part I
Annotation:Twin brothers Tiki and Ronde Barber share a story of perserverance and teamwork from when they were growing up and playing for the Cave Springs Vikings before they became NFL superstars.
Annotation:Two eleven-year-old misfits try to solve the mystery of a dead magician and stop the evil Dr. L and Ms. Mauvais, who are searching for the secret of immortality. First of a series.
Annotation:Best friends Jake and "Weird Lily" enter the monster-filled land of Always October, made famous in Jake's grandfather's books, to save a foundling who becomes a monster during the full moon.
Annotation:Two orphaned peasant children discover a mysterious pouch, the contents of which lead them to the majestic Castle Corona, where their lives may be transformed forever.
Annotation:Matilda applies her untapped mental powers to rid the school of the evil, child-hating headmistress, Miss Trunchbull, and restore her nice teacher, Miss Honey, to financial security.
Annotation:Considered by many to be mentally retarded, a brilliant, impatient fifth-grader with cerebral palsy discovers a technological device that will allow her to speak for the first time.
Annotation:Brendan Buckley, a biracial ten-year-old, applies his scientific problem-solving ability and newfound interest in rocks and minerals to connect with his white grandfather, the president of Puyallup Rock Club, and to learn why he and Brendan's mother are estranged.
Annotation:After learning that humans are headed toward his hidden home, Firedrake, a silver dragon, is joined by a brownie and an orphan boy in a quest to find a legendary valley, known as the Rim of Heaven, while being pursued by an old enemy.
Annotation:Destiny leads 11-year-old Cady to a peanut butter factory, a family of children searching for their own Talents, and a Talent Thief who will alter her life forever.
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Recommended authors for fourth and fifth graders. The suggested book is only the beginning! Click the author's name to see more titles. Many of these titles are available in books on CD, digital audio, or ebook formats--you can explore these formats when you click the author's name, or search by title.