Summer reading list 4th 2014

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Summer reading lists, 2014 for students finishing 4th grade Created using Fountas and Pinnell reading levels Library Services, Berkeley Unified School District


  • 1. Reading is Fun!! 4th grade Summer Reading Suggestions Berkeley School Libraries, 2014 Having Fun with Chapter Books (*level O-P-Q) The Amazing Gum Girl!: Chews your destiny, by Rhode Montijo Bad Kitty Gets a Bath, by Nick Bruel Beezus and Ramona, by Beverly Cleary Bowling Alley Bandit, by Laurie Keller Clementine, by Sara Pennypacker Dragonbreath, by Ursula Vernon Ferno the Fire Dragon (Beast Quest), by Adam Blade Geronimo Stilton series, by Geronimo Stilton Keena Ford and the Second Grade Mixup, by Melissa Thomson Judy Moody series, by Megan McDonald Make Way for Dyamonde Daniel, by Nikki Grimes Mallory on the Move, by Laurie Friedman The Sinking of the Titanic (I Survived series), by Lauren Tarshis Adventure and Historical Fiction (level Q-R-S) Al Capone Does My Shirts, by Gennifer Choldenko Shadow on the Mountain, by Margi Preus The Shark Attacks of 1916 (I Survived series), by Lauren Tarshis Storm Runners, by Roland Smith Turtle in Paradise, by Jennifer Holm The Invention of Hugo Cabret, by Brian Selznick Visit your local library this summer! Exciting Fantasy (level Q-R-S) The Field Guide (Spiderwick Chronicles), by Tony DiTerlizzi The Mark of the Dragonfly, by Jaleigh Johnson NERDS: National Espionage, Rescue, and Defense Society, by Michael Buckley The Search for WondLa, by Tony Di Terlizzi Starry River of the Sky, by Grace Lin A Tale Dark and Grimm, by Adam Gidwitz * reading levels based on Fountas & Pinnell system

2. Funny Stories (level R-S-T) The 13-Story Treehouse, by Andy Griffiths Dead End in Norvelt, by Jack Gantos Charlie Joe Jacksons Guide to Summer Vacation, by Tommy Greenwald Flora and Ulysses, by Kate DiCamillo The Strange Case of Origami Yoda, by Tom Angleberger The Templeton Twins Have an Idea, by Ellis Weiner Timmy Failure: Mistakes Were Made, by Stephan Pastis Stories that Touch Your Heart (level R-S-T) Counting By 7s, by Holly Goldberg Sloan Dancing Home, by Alma Flor Ada Drita, My Homegirl, by Jenny Lombard Duke, by Kirby Larson Hold Fast, by Blue Balliett P.S. Be Eleven, by Rita Williams-Garcia The One and Only Ivan, by Katherine Applegate Serafinas Promise, by Ann E. Burg A Snicker of Magic, by Natalie Lloyd Turtle in Paradise, by Jennifer L. Holm Wonder, by R.J. Palacio Words with Wings, by Nikki Grimes New Graphic Novels! Astronaut Academy: Re-Entry, by Dave Roman Blufton: My summers with Buster, by Matt Phelan Cleopatra in Space: Target Practice, by Mike Maihack Fairy Tale Comics, edited by Chris Duffy Happy Birthday Babymouse, by Jennifer L. Holm Lunch Lady and the Schoolwide Scuffle, by Jarrett K. Krosoczka The Return of Zita the Spacegirl, by Ben Hatke Smash! Trial by fire, by Chris A. Bolton The Misadventures of Salem Hyde: Spelling Trouble, by Frank Cammuso Find more recommendations at Mary Ann Scheuers website BUSD Library Services Fascinating Nonfiction Barbed Wire Baseball, by Marissa Moss Baseball Legends in the Making, by Marty Gitlin Can We Save the Tiger?, by Martin Jenkins The Case of the Vanishing Honeybees: A Scientific Mystery, by Sandra Markle How to Clean a Hippopotamus: A look at unusual animal partnerships, by Steve Jenkins Josephine: The dazzling life of Josephine Baker, by Patricia Hruby Powell Locomotive, by Brian Floca Separate Is Never Equal: Sylvia Mendez and Her Familys Fight for Desegregation, by Duncan Tonatiuh