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3rd & 4th Grade

Books for Third Graders:

My Name is Maria Isabel by Alma Flor Ada
Mr. Popper’s Penguins by Richard Atwater
The Case of the Elevator Duck by Polly Berends
Tornado by Betsy Byars
Starting School with an Enemy by Elisa Carbone
Dirt Bike Racer by Matt Christopher
Ramona the Pest by Beverly Cleary
Amber Brown is Not a Crayon by Paula Danziger
The Tale of Despereaux by Kate DiCamillo
The Field Guide by Tony DiTerlizzi
The Hundred Dresses by Eleanor Estes
Aliens for Breakfast by Johnathan Etra
My Father’s Dragon by Ruth Stiles Gannett
The Chameleon Wore Chartreuse by Bruce Hale
Babe: The Gallant Pig by Dick King-Smith
Gooney Bird Greene by Lois Lowry
Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle by Betty MacDonald
Stink: The Incredible Shrinking Kid by Megan McDonald
The Ghost in Tent 19 by Jim O’Connor
Dinosaurs Before Dark by Mary Pope Osborne
Junie B. Jones and the Stupid Smelly Bus by Barbara Park
The Adventures of Captain Underpants by Dav Pilkey
How to Eat Fried Worms by Thomas Rockwell
The Charm Bracelet by Emily Rodda
Knights of the Kitchen Table by Jon Scieszka
Chocolate Fever by Robert K. Smith
Encyclopedia Brown: Boy Detective by Donald Sobol
A Fairy Called Hilary by Linda Strauss
Secret Identity by Wendelin Van Draanen
Snot Stew by Bill Wallace
The Boxcar Children by Gertrude Warner

Books for Fourth Graders:

Whittington by Alan Armstrong
The Secret School by Avi
The Penderwicks by Jeanne Birdsall
Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing by Judy Blume
McMummy by Betsy Byars
Molly Moon’s Incredible Book of Hypnotism by Georgia Byng
The Dark Hills Divide by Patrick Carman
The Mouse and the Motorcycle by Beverly Cleary
Frindle by Andrew Clements
Granny Torrelli Makes Soup by Sharon Creech
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory by Roald Dahl
The Tale of Despereaux by Kate DiCamillo
The Moffats by Eleanor Estes
The Black Stallion by Walter Farley
The Great Brain by John D. Fitzgerald
Harriet the Spy by Louise Fitzhugh
The 13th Floor: A Ghost Story by Sid Fleischman
Stone Fox by John R. Gardiner
Follow My Leader by James B. Garfield
The Doll in the Garden by Mary D. Hahn
Ida B. & Her Plans to Maximize Fun, Avoid Disaster… by Katherine Hannigan
Bunnicula by James Howe
Earthquake Terror by Peg Kehret
The Forgotten Door by Alexander Key
Three Terrible Trins by Dick King-Smith
Just So Stories by Rudyard Kipling
From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler by E.L. Konigsburg
The Capture by Katherine Lasky
Sarah, Plain and Tall by Patricia MacLachlan
Homer Price by Robert McCloskey
Shiloh by Phyllis R. Naylor
Skinnybones by Barbara Park
Danger on Midnight River by Gary Paulsen
White Water by P.J. Petersen
I, Freddy by Dietlof Reiche
The Forests of Silence by Emily Rodda
Magyk by Angie Sage
Leven Thumps and the Gateway to Foo by Obert Skye
Call It Courage by Armstrong Sperry
Fourth Grade Rats by Jerry Spinelli
Trapped in Death Cave by Bill Wallace
Chu Ju’s House by Gloria Whelan
Charlotte’s Web by E.B. White
The Long Winter by Laura Ingalls Wilder
Castle in the Attic by Elizabeth Winthrop
Cockroach Cooties by Laurence Yep