5th Grade -

Reading for LIterature: Authors & Books

 

Andrew Clements Andrew Clements’ (Frindle, The School Story and more) website
Ann Martin Ann Martin’s (A Dog’s Life) website
Authors and Illustrators Links to authors and illustrators on the web
Avi’s Website The author of Poppy and True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle as well as many other great kids books, has a site where you can find out more about him and what books he is working on.
Blue Balliet Several fun games, information, and activities related to Blue Balliet’s mystery books (Chasing Vermeer, The Wright 3, and The Calder Game)
Chris Van Allsburg Interactive site with many book-related activities, games, video clips, and a scavenger hunt
Grimm Fairy Tales A featured story is read aloud but includes text of several others and a game
Harry Potter Many things to look at or participate in for kids and teachers, such as trivia games over the books, quote challenges, and more.
Jan Brett Jan Brett's home page including 4,135 pages of free activities, coloring pages, and projects
J.K. Rowling, Author Page Author’s website with information about all her books
Jerry Spinelli Author of Stargirl, Wringer, Maniac Magee and many other popular kids books, this site has some fun stuff to do as well as information about the author and his books
Kate DiCamillo Kate DiCamillo’s (Tiger Rising, Tale of Despereaux, and more) website
Kids Reads Book reviews, authors, news, books to movies, trivia quizzes and more
The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe An interactive quiz over the novel
The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe Crossword 1 An interactive crossword puzzle that tests comprehension from the novel
The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe Crossword 2 A matching game using vocabulary from the novel
The Mysterious Benedict Society Variety of fun activities around The Mysterious Benedict Society
Patricia Reilly Giff Patricia Reilly Giff’s (Pictures of Hollis Woods and others)  website
Sarah Weeks Sarah Weeks’ (So B. It,  Jumping the Scratch, and others) website
Shakespeare for Kids Learn about Shakespeare and his writing, some interactive activities; good site to visit before the final MAP test!!
Sharon Creech, Author Page Sharon’s author page with information about her and all her books
Shel Silverstein Listen to the author read his hilarious poems aloud accompanied by animated cartoons, make a bookmark, and download puzzles and more in a classroom poetry kit
Sign of the Beaver A webquest that includes 6 sugggested projects for students; includes rubric for scoring
Sign of the Beaver Interactive comprehension games covering this novel
Sign of the Beaver 20 question, interactive quiz over the novel
Stacks Keep up to date on the latest fiction and nonfiction selections from Scholastic
True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle Study guide for True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle includes discussion questions, vocabulary, and graphic organizers
True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle Games Interactive comprehension games covering this novel
Tuck Everlasting Study guide for Tuck Everlasting includes discussion questions, vocabulary, and graphic organizers
Where the Red Fern Grows Quiz  An interactive quiz over the book
Wonder by R. J. Palacio The author's website includes some things to go along with the book Wonder.
A Wrinkle in Time Online interactive trivia quiz
A Wrinkle in Time Interactive comprehension games covering this novel

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