Grades 5-6
Children's Literature

Authors of Books for Students in Upper Elementary Grades

This list is constantly being updated. Some authors are already linked to websites and others are provided to guide your selection of good authors for this age group. Eventually, all authors listed will be linked to an online resource.


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Online Literature for Fifth and Sixth Graders

  • Aesop's Fables has over 655 Fables, some with a Real Audio segment, as well as over 120 Hans Christian Anderson tales.
  • Cinderella Stories compiles many versions of this classic into an online project.
  • Grimm's Fairy Tales
  • Kids Domain Online Stories has something for everyone; their Jokes collection is impressive as well.
  • Neverending Tale is a choose-your-own-path adventure story where children can actually create their own story by choosing the next line to the story.. Some of the tales have over 2,000 pages!
  • Reading Room Book Shelves from Fairrosa Cyber Library gives you access to classics, fairy tales, stories, rhymes, magazines, and professional journals.

Booklists for Fifth and Sixth Graders

This page last updated June, 2007.


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