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Entering 4th Grade

Reading Independently

Blume – Fudge books (series) (Q)

Blume – Soupy Saturdays with the pain and the great one (series) (Q)

Cameron – The stories Julian tells (N)

Catling - The chocolate touch (N) 

Cleary - Ramona books (series) 

Clement – Frindle (or any by him!) (R) 

Colfer – The legend of Spud Murphy (series) (P)

Creech – Granny Torrelli makes soup (R)

Dahl – The fantastic Mr. Fox (P)

DiCamillo – Because of Winn Dixie (R)

King-Smith – Smasher (0)

Lowry – Gooney Bird Greene (O)

MacLachlan – Sarah, plain and tall (0)

McDonald – Judy Moody (series) (N)

Naylor – Roxie and the hooligans (Q)

Rockwell - How to eat fried worms (R)

Sachar – Sideways stories from wayside school (P)

Sciescka – Time warp trio (series) (P)

Warner – Boxcar children (series) (O)

White – Charlotte’s web 
Students in Grades 4, 5, and 6 can participate in a great state reading program called the Massachusetts Children’s Book AwardsKids who read at least five books from the list are allowed to vote next spring and decide who gets the award. Here is the new list for 2018-2019. Begin reading during the summer and finishing 5 will be easy!

Alexander, Kwame

The crossover
Barnhill, Kelly

The girl who drank the moon
    Behar, Ruth

Lucky broken girl
Bowen, Fred

Lucky enough
Cartaya, Pablo

The epic fail of Arturo Zamora
Craft, Jerry

New kid
Cuevas, Michelle

 The care and feeing of a pet black hole
Gemeinhart, Dan

Scar island
Giff, Patricia Reilly

Glasser, Karen

The Vanderbeekers of 141st Street
Graff, Lisa

The great treehouse war
Gratz, Alan

Ban this book
Holt, K. A.

                                     House arrest
Jennings, Ken

Ancient Egypt
Kanefield, Teri

Alexander Hamilton
Korman, Gordon

Krishnaswami, Uma

Book Uncle and me
MacLachlan, Patricia

The poet's dog
McAnulty, Stacy

The miscalculations of Lightning Girl
   Mincks, Margaret    

Payback on Poplar Lane
Pincus, Greg

The homework strike
Plourde, Lynn

Maxi's secrets (or what you can learn from a dog)
Shabazz, Ilyasha

Betty before X
Vernon, Ursula

Harriet the invincible
Wolk, Lauren
Beyond the bright sea