Reading Level 5 Passages

The following are excerpts from children's literature that will inspire and educate. These are short passages from over 300 novels obtained from public school libraries that allow teachers, tutors and parents to assess student abilities and interests in selected works of fiction. To help choose books that are appropiate for your student's level, the listing has been organized by reading level.

Reading Level: 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12

Reading Level 5

A Day No Pigs Would Die

by Robert Newton Peck
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A Wrinkle in Time

by Madeleine L'Engle
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Bearstone

by Will Hobbs
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Holes

by Louis Sachar
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Jim Ugly

by Sid Fleischman
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My Brother Sam is Dead

by James Lincoln Collier & Christopher Collier
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My Name is Amelia

by Donald J. Sobol
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My Side of the Mountain

by Jean Craighead George
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Night

by Elie Wiesel
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Number the Stars

by Lois Lowry
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Shabanu, Daughter of the Wind

by Suzanne Fisher Staples
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The Borrowers

by Mary Norton
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The Cat Who Went to Heaven

by Elizabeth Coatsworth
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The Cybil War

by Betsy Byars
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The Shadowmaker

by Ron Hansen
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The Yearling

by Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings
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Voices After Midnight

by Richard Peck
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Wringer

by Jerry Spinelli
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