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Summer Reading 2022: Rising Class V

Using this List

Use the left and right arrows in each box to scroll. Click the cover of each book to read a description and to check out an ebook copy in Sora.  If the book is not available in Sora, the link will open a description from the publisher.

Here is the printable version of the 2022 Class V Reading List.

Summer Reading for Class V

With summer vacation comes the joy of reading for pleasure.  The V Summer Reading List highlights some of our favorite recently published books in a variety of genres and formats, and is not meant to be an exhaustive list of all the high quality literature available. Because of this, reading from this list is not mandatory, and we encourage you to seek out suggestions from friends, teachers, and from your public library and favorite bookstores too. 

 We have made all of the books (and many more!) available through Sora, our ebook platform. Your username (library card number) is available in your Profile in the portal. Please e-mail Ms. Chow ( with questions. Our public library systems also have a wide range of books available electronically.

For those looking to purchase books, supports local bookstores, including the Corner BookstoreThe Lit BarBooks are MagicAstoria Bookstore, while offering reasonable prices and shipping directly to your home.

Realistic Fiction

Historical Fiction & Mystery

Fantasy & Science Fiction

Graphic Novels


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