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Fourth Grade Reading List

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Recommended Reading List

The following books were recommended by our local library for a child entering fourth grade. They selected books in the following three categories: easy juvenile fiction, fiction and nonfiction. These books are perfect to read during summer break or throughout the school year.

Easy Juvenile Fiction

in alphabetically order

  1. Abby Takes a Stand (Scraps of Time)
    By: Patricia McKissack

    Book Details:
    Can you imagine being told “… you know we don’t serve Negroes in here… have you forgotten your place?” Now imagine your ten years old.
    Pages: 112
    ISBN-10: 0142406872
    ISBN-13: 978-0142406878
  2. Fantastic Mr. Fox
    By: Roald Dahl

    Book Details:
    Who will win – the farmers or the fox?
    Pages: 96
    ISBN-10: 0142410349
    ISBN-13: 978-0142410349

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Fiction Books

in alphabetically order

  1. Akimbo and the Lions
    By: Alexander McCall Smith

    Book Details:
    Akimbo helps his father set a trap for a lioness but catches a cub instead.
    Pages: 80
    ISBN-10: 1582346879
    ISBN-13: 978-1582346878
  2. All-Of-A-Kind Family
    By: Sydney Taylor

    Book Details:
    Meet a poor immigrant family living in New York in the early 1900’s.
    Pages: 188
    ISBN-10: 0440801338
    ISBN-13: 978-0440801337

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Non Fiction Books

in alphabetically order

  1. Ballpark: The Story of America’s Baseball Fields
    By: Lynn Curlee

    Book Details:
    Baseball parks have incredible stories to tell.
    Pages: 48
    ISBN-10: 1416953604
    ISBN-13: 978-1416953609
  2. The Boy on Fairfield Street: How Ted Geisel Grew Up to Become Dr. Seuss
    By: Kathleen Krull

    Book Details:
    Learn about the early years of Dr. Seuss.
    Pages: 48
    ISBN-10: 0375855505
    ISBN-13: 978-0375855504

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Source: Montgomery County Public Libraries, January 2009


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