5th Grade Life Science Books

POPULATIONS AND ECOSYSTEMS

The Barn Owls by Tony Johnston
Sparrow by Jack Mordicai Gerstein
The Walk the Earth by Seymour Simon
Safari Journal by Hudson Talbott
Nobody Particular by Molly Bang
They Came from the Bronx by Neil Waldman
The Buffalo by Nickel Taylor Morrison
What Are Food Chains & Webs? by Bobbie Kalman
The Tree in the Ancient Forest by Carol Reed-Jones
Skunk at Hemlock Circle by Victoria Sherrow
How Do Animals Find Food? by Bobbie Kalman
The Woods Scientists by Stephen R. Swinburne
Pass the Energy Please by Barbara Shaw McKinney (Teacher Guide available)
What Do You Do When Something Wants to Eat You? by Steve Jenkins
There's an Owl in My Shower by, Jean Craighead George
Tops and Bottoms- Janet Stevens
From Seed to Plant- Gail Gibbons
The Tiny Seed- Eric Carle
A Log's Life- Wendy Pfeffer
Where Once There Was a Wood- Denise Fleming
The Great Kapok Tree- Lynne Cherry

WATER CYCLE

This is the Rain by Lola M. Schafer
Drop Around the World by Barbara Shaw McKinney
Splash! Poems of Our Watery World by Constance Levy



PLANTS

The Big Tree by Bruce Hiscock
Plantzilla by Jerdine Nolen
The Dandelion Seed by Joseph Anthony
Pick, Pull, Snap! by Lola M. Schafer
Lily’s Garden by Deborah Kozan Ray


SUN, MOON, & EARTH

Sing of the Earth & Sky by Aileen Fisher
Poems About Our Planets & Wonders Beyond by Aileen Fisher
Sun by Steve Tomecek
Eye on the Universe: The Sun by Niki Walker
Eye on the Universe: The Moon by Niki Walker




SIMPLE MACHINES

Simple Machines by Deborah Hodge
How Do You Lift a Lion? by Robert E. Wells