Novels - We will read in class:

Learning to read, and then to love reading is the magic key that enables our hearts and minds to grow as human beings. Below is a list of some of the books that children will be able to choose to read either by themselves or in small groups.

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Novels read and discussed in 4th grade:

Novels - primarily focused on in class:

Roald Dahl, Kate DiCamillo, Jerry Spinelli and Avi.

Title Author Pts
The Tale of Despereaux Kate DiCamillo 5 pts
The Christmas Rat AVI 3 pts
Wonder R.J. Palacio 11 pts
Lewis and Clark and Me (social studies) Laurie Myers 1 pt
Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing Judy Blume  
Tiger Rising (4.0) Kate DiCamillo 3 pts
Wringer (4.5 bl)  (small group) Jerry Spinelli 5 pts
Crash (Collaborative discussion) Jerry Spinelli 4 pts
Chocolate Fever (4.2) Robert Kimmel Smith 1pt
Loser (4.3 bl) collaborative discussion Jerri Spinelli 5 pts
A Boy in the Girl's Bathroom Louis Sachar  
Esio Trot (4.4 bl) Roald Dahl 1 pt
The Twits (4.4 bl) Roald Dahl 1 pts
Shiloh (4.4 bl) Phyllis Reynolds 4 pts
Love That Dog (Poetry unit) Sharon Creech 1 pt
The Witches (4.8 bl) or Matilda (5.0bl) Roald Dahl 6 pts
James and the Giant Peach (4.8bl) Roald Dahl 4 pts
Crispin-The Cross of Lead (5.0 bl) AVI 7 pts

Other Novels Read in 4th grade: 
                                                                         Flora and Ulysses
              Stone Fox (4.0)
                   The Spiderwick Chronicles (4.0-4.4)


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