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Fourth Grade Reading List







Applegate, Katherine
J APPLE

A story about a homeless boy and his imaginary friend that proves in unexpected ways that friends matter, whether real or imaginary.
Baum, Frank L.
J BAUM

After a cyclone transports her to the land of Oz, Dorothy must seek out the great wizard in order to return to Kansas.
Blume, Judy
J BLUME

Peter finds his demanding two-year-old brother an ever increasing problem.
Creech, Sharon
J CREEC

Follows the efforts of twelve-year-old Reena, who has recently moved to rural Maine, to adjust to a new environment while unexpectedly bonding with an ornery cow.
DiCamillo, Kate
J DICAM

Edward Tulane, a cold-hearted and proud toy rabbit, loves only himself until he is separated from the little girl who adores him and travels across the country, acquiring new owners and listening to their hopes, dreams, and histories.
Juster, Norton
J JUSTE

A journey through a land where Milo learns the importance of words and numbers provides a cure for his boredom.
Park, Linda Sue
J PARK

Tree-ear, a thirteen-year-old orphan in medieval Korea, lives under a bridge in a potters' village, and longs to learn how to throw the delicate celadon ceramics himself.
Potter, Ellen
J POTTE

Twelve-year-old Olivia explores her new apartment building and finds a psychic, talking lizards, a shrunken ex-pirate, an exiled princess, ghosts, and other unusual characters.
Ryan, Pam Muñoz
J RYAN

Lost in the Black Forest, Otto meets three mysterious sisters and finds himself entwined in a prophecy, a promise, and a harmonica--and decades later three children, Friedrich in Germany, Mike in Pennsylvania, and Ivy in California find themselves caught up in the same thread of destiny in the darkest days of the twentieth century, struggling to keep their families intact, and tied together by the music of the same harmonica.
Williams-Garcia, Rita
J WILLI

In the summer of 1968, after traveling from Brooklyn to Oakland, California, to spend a month with the mother they barely know, eleven-year-old Delphine and her two younger sisters arrive to a cold welcome as they discover that their mother, a dedicated poet and printer, is resentful of the intrusion of their visit and wants them to attend a nearby Black Panther summer camp.