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Upper Elementary Novels


Because of Winn-Dixie by Kate DiCamillo is a student favorite!  Your students will love the award winning book Because of Winn-Dixie.  Print free lesson plans for Because of Winn-Dixie. 

Bridge to Terabithia by Katherine Paterson tells a heartfelt story of friendship.  Your students will hang on to every page of this book!  Print free lesson plans to teach this novel.

Bud, Not Buddy  by Christopher Paul Curtis is an excellent novel.  With a backdrop of the Great Depression, Curtis weaves together a story of friendship, family, and acceptance.  Print free lesson plans for Bud, Not Buddy. 

Freckle Juice by Judy Blume will keep you and your students laughing.    Print free lesson plans for Freckle Juice. 

Hatchet by Gary Paulsen has become favorite for many!  Print free  lesson plans to teach this novel.

Holes is a must-read for all students!  Print free lessons and activities for the novel Holes. 

Maniac Magee is a page-turner your students will not forget!  View free lesson plans for Maniac Magee by Jerry Spinelli 

Number the Stars , a book about the Holocaust, by Lois Lowry is a Newberry Medal award winning novel.  This compelling story will hook your reluctant readers and pull them into and unforgettable story of friendship, courage, and hardships.  Print free lesson plans for Number the Stars. 

Sarah, Plain and Tall by Patricia MacLachlan is a heartfelt, touching story that will captivate your students.  Print free lesson plans for Sarah, Plain and Tall. 

Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing by Judy Blume is suitable for students in the third through sixth grade.  Your students will automatically fall in love with the character Fudge and laugh through every page!  Print free handouts for tales of a fourth grade nothing. 

The Tale of Despereaux  is a magical story that your students will remember forever.  Print free lessons for The Tale of Despereaux.