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4th Grade Suggested Summer Reading List
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Wednesday, May 24, 2017
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·      Holes by Louis Sachar

Stanley Yelnats gets sent to a detention camp for boys due to a curse that was placed on his family.

·      Franny K. Stein series by Jim  Benton

This series is about a young girl that is very smart and likes to do science experiments.

·      Beezus and Ramona by Beverly Cleary

Nine-year-old Beezus finds it hard to love her younger, troublesome sister all the time.

·      Math Curse by Jon Scieszka

A girl is caught in the relentless grip of math-mania as her whole world turns into a weird numbers problem.

·      The Tale of Desperaux by Kate Dicamillo

The tale of Despereaux Tilly, a mouse and the princess he loves.

clan, the Tribe of the Hairy Hooligans, by catching and training a dragon.

·      Sideways Stories from Wayside School by Louis Sachar

There was a terrible mistake-Wayside School was built with one classroom on top of another, thirty stories high! (The builder said he was sorry.) Maybe that's why all kinds of funny things happened at Wayside-especially on the thirteenth floor.

·      So You Want to Be President by Judith St. George

Presents an assortment of facts about the qualifications and characteristics of U.S. presidents, from George Washington to George W. Bush.

·      Grapes of Math by Greg Tang

Illustrated riddles introduce strategies for solving a variety of math problems using visual clues.

·      Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L’Engle

Meg Murry and her friends become involved with unearthly strangers and a search for Meg's father, who has disappeared while engaged in secret work for the government.

·      The Lemonade War by Jaqueline Davies

Evan and his sister Jesse battle it out where it counts: at the lemonade stand.

·      Thank you Mr. Falker by Patricia Polacco

After recognizing Trisha's incredible artistic ability and her problem with reading, Mr. Falker takes the time to lead her finally and happily to the magic of reading.

·      You Wouldn’t Want to…” series by various authors
A humorous and educational exploration of the cultural trials and tribulations experienced in the past.

Highlighted titles can be found at Tallassee Public Library.