Summer Reading Grade 4

Below is a list of titles and authors that incoming fourth graders may enjoy. This is not a required list but a guide to help you find good books.  Hope to see you this summer at the public library.  Happy Reading!

Books in Series (check out other books in the series, too!)
Dixon, Franklin.  The Secret of the Caves (The Hardy Boys)
Hale, Bruce. The Chameleon Wore Chartreuse (Chet Gecko series)
Henry, Marguerite.  Misty of Chincoteague
Hildick, E.W.  Deadline for McGurk (A McGurk Mystery)
Lowry, Lois.  Anatasia Krupnik
MacGregor, Ellen.  Miss Pickerell Goes to the Arctic
Porter, Connie.  Addy Learns a Lesson (American Girl)
Sobol, Donald J.  Encyclopedia Brown
Wilder, Laura Ingalls.  Little House on the Prairie

Fantasy Books
Banks, Lynn Reid.  The Indian in the Cupboard
Baum, Frank.  The Wizard of Oz
Cleary, Beverly.  The Mouse and the Motorcycle
Dahl, Roald.  James and the Giant Peach
Dahl, Roald. The BFG
Estes, Eleanor.  The Witch Family
Juster, Norman.  The Phantom Tollbooth
Lindgren, Astrid.  Pippi Longstocking
Mayer, Marianna.  Beauty and the Beast
Scieszka, Jon.  Knights of the Kitchen Table
Van Allsburg, Chris.  The Sweetest Fig
White, E.B.  Stuart Little

Newbery Award Winners
Babbit, Natalie.  Tuck Everlasting
Brink, Carol Ryrie.  Caddie Woodlawn
Cleary, Beverly.  Dear Mr. Henshaw
Estes, Eleanor.  The Hundred Dresses
Fitzhugh, Louise.  Harriet the Spy
Lenski, Lois.  Strawberry Girl
White, E.B. Charlotte's Web

Other Great Books
Colfer, Eoin. The Legend of Spud Murphy
DiCamillo, Kate. The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane
Estes, Eleanor.  The Hundred Dresses
Hamilton, Virginia.  Her Stories: African American Folktales, Fairy Tales, and True Tales
Juster, Norman.  The Phantom Tollbooth
McCloskey, Robert.  Homer Price
Spinelli, Jerry.  Fourth Grade Rats
Taylor, Sydney.  All of a Kind Family


There's always time for a book:
Take a book when you know you'll be waiting.
Take a book to the doctor's office.
Take a book when you travel.
Read a book instead of watching TV.
Get a public library card.