5th Grade Read alouds for Boys

11 Birthdays by Mass also has a bit of magic...kind of a Groundhog Day theme and a good read-aloud

A WRINKLE IN TIME by L'Engle

Fable Haven

Gregor the Overlander by Suzanne Collins

Hatching Magic

Jake Ransom series

Loki's Wolves by K.L. Armstrong.

Nicholas Flamel series

Ranger's Apprentice by John Flanagan,

Rose. She works for a wizard and becomes his apprentice.

Savvy by Ingrid Law

Seven Wonders: The Colossus by Lerangis. It was a fast read...lots of action. It is set around Atlantis mythology.

THE FARTHEST SHORE by Le Guin.

The Alchemyst by Michael Scott

The Erec Rex series by Kaza Kingsley (based on Hercules)

The Eye, the Ear and the Arm, by Nancy Farmer.

The Familiars by Adam Jay Epstein (It has talking magical animals that have to save their humans)

The Last Dragon

The Unwanteds by Lisa McMann

Wolf Brother by Michelle Paver,