4th Grade Books
Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Dayby Judith Viorst Year Published:
Have you ever had a day that you'd rather forget? Then you will certainly be able to relate to poor Alexander when his day starts bad and gets progressively worse as the day goes on. From the moment Alexander wakes up, with gum in his hair, to the disappointment of not getting a surprise in his cereal box, Alexander keeps you laughing as he complains about his horrible day. This is a great book for parents and teachers to read to children when they are having "one of those days!"
Charlotte's Webby E. B. White Year Published: Average
Charlotte's Web is a children's book by acclaimed American author E. B. White. First published in 1952, it tells the story of a barn spider named Charlotte and her friendship with a pig named Wilbur. The book was illustrated by Garth Williams.
Emily's First 100 Days of Schoolby Rosemary Wells Year Published:
Count the first one hundred days of school with Emily in this fun, fact-filled book. Children will love learning about Emily's days at school as she learns the alphabet, sings, reads and dances. The oversized format of this book makes the bright illustrations pop off the pages. 64 pages.
Frog and Toad Are Friendsby Arnold Lobel Year Published: Average
This classic features the escapades of Frog and Toad, an adorable amphibious duo who are the best of friends. Your child will love these five stories about friendship that include adventures such as feeling embarrassed when wearing a bathing suit, waiting for mail, finding a lost button and waking up from hibernation in the spring. Caldecott Honor Book, 1971. 64 pages. Reading Level: Kindergarten, Read Aloud; Grades 1-2, Read to Self.
Miss. Smith's Incredible Story Bookby Michael Garland Year Published:
Miss Smith is the cool new teacher in Zach's school, and she has a magic storybook. When Miss Smith reads from her storybook, characters pop out and her class experiences the adventures from her magic book in real life! Does the magic work for all readers of the storybook? See what happens when the principal tries to read from Miss Smith's storybook.
Ramona the Pestby Beverly Cleary Year Published: Challenging
Ramona the Pest is one of Cleary's classic stories of the feisty Ramona. Children are sure to love hearing about Ramona's troubles in Miss Binney's kindergarten. Ramona fans will also enjoy Beezus and Ramona and Ramona Quimby, Age 8. 208 pages.
The Boy Who Loved Wordsby Roni Schotter Year Published:
In this book, a word-loving boy spreads the wealth. Parents need to know that there's nothing to be concerned about and much to be learned in this introduction to the joy of words. Families who read this book could discuss words. What makes some words so much fun? How does knowing a lot of words help? What are some of your favorite words? Together you can also learn the words in the book's glossary and try using them in everyday life whenever you can. Also, how about starting your own collections of wonderful words? 35 pages.