Saturday, December 15, 2012

Reading List: Fourth Grade

It can be really hard to find books that are appropriate for your child and on his or her reading level.

So...

Here is a list of books that are on a fourth grade reading level. We've used all of these and enjoyed them.


September-November
The Big Wave by Pearl S. Buck
Black-Eyed Susan
Homer Price by Robert McCloskey
Centerburg Tales by Robert McCloskey
If you Lived with Abraham Lincoln
If you Grew up with George Washington
If you Traveled on the Underground Railroad
Immigration
Just Juice
Mary on Horseback
A Medieval Feast
A Pocketful of Goobers
Ray Charles
Sarah Morton's Day
Pioneer Girls
There's an Owl in the Shower
The Top of the World
The True Story of the Three Pigs
Velveteen Rabbit
Mr. Popper's Penguins
A Letter to Mrs. Roosevelt
Brighty of the Grand Canyon
Charlotte's Web
If your Name was Changed at Ellis Island
If you were there when They Signed the constitution
Grandpa's Face
The Little House in the Big Woods by Laura Ingalls Wilder
The Little House on the Prairie by Laura Ingalls Wilder
On the Banks of Plum Creek by Laura Ingalls Wilder
By the shores of Silver Lake by Laura Ingalls Wilder
Farmer Boy by Laura Ingalls Wilder
The Little Town on the Prairie by Laura Ingalls Wilder
The Long Winter by Laura Ingalls Wilder
These Happy Golden Years by Laura Ingalls Wilder
The First Four Years by Laura Ingalls Wilder


December-January
The Bat Boy and His Violin
Caddie Woodlawn
Caleb's Story
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
The Family Under the Bridge
Five Brave Explorers
Moki
Five Notable Inventors
Mixed-Up Max
Helen Keller's Teacher
Harry's Mad
If you lived at the Time of Martin Luther King
If you Lived at the Time of the Civil War
If you Live in Colonial Times
If you Were on the Mayflower in
George Washington
The Great Kapok Tree
Frindle
In Daddy's Arms I am Tall
Journey to Ellis Island
The Legend of Freedom Hill
Mayor of Central Park
The Midnight Fox
Picture of Hollis Woods
Sarah, Plain and Tall
Skylark
Snow Treasure
Stuart Little
The Trumpeter Swan
The Whipping boy
Waiting for Magic
Grandfather's Dance
Caddie Woodlawn's Family
If you Lived during the San Francisco Earthquake

February-March
The Anybodies
The Nobodies
The Somebodies
The Borrowers
The Gold Cadillac
How Many Days to America
Lewis and Clark
Lon Po Po
Matilda
A More Perfect Union
Mosquito Bite
Sweet Clara and the Freedom quilt
Winter cottage
The Cricket in Times Square
So you Want to be an Inventor
Wintering Well (initial graphic surgery)
The Van Gogh Cafe
From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler
Where do you Think you are Going Christopher Columbus?

April-May
Baby
Forty Acres and Maybe a Mule
Dear Levi
Kensuke's Kingdom
Mr. Tucket
Red, White, Blue, and Uncle who?
Sign of the Beaver
Black Stallion
Susanna of the Alamo
The Double Life of Pocahontas by Jean Fritz
The Toothpaste Millionaire
Maggie's Door 
Mountain Born

As always, you should read any books you give your children first to decide if they are right for your family. Hopefully, our list should make it easier to narrow them down.

Wishing you homeschool blessings,


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6 comments:

Lexi said...

Thanks for sharing! I'm writing those down for later.

Lexi-stopping by from the crew

Bethany said...

I'm glad I started these list with my first. It sure makes it easier with my middle one!

Jennifer aGlimpseOfOurLife said...

Hi! I'm visiting and following from the crew. I'll have to get my son to look through this list of books with me.

Bethany said...

Hey! Thanks Jennifer. I'm following you now too.

blessedmama said...

thanks Bethany! I checked this list for additional books to start the year! :)

Bethany said...

Great! I'm so glad it helped!

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