4th Grade - First Presbyterian Academy

Summer Reading Book List
Rising 4th Grade
Wild Life by Cynthia DeFelice
Swindle by Gordon Kormon
No Passengers Beyond This Point by Gennifer Choldenko
Toliver’s Secret by Ester Wood Brady
Derek Jeter by Sandy Donovan
Pluto: A Dwarf Planet by Gregory L. Vogt
Wild Card by Tiki Barber
I Survived the Shark Attack of 1916 by Lauren Tarshis
The Rescue by Nicholas Edwards
I Survived the Battle of Gettysburg, 1863 by Lauren Tarshis
Plunked by Michael Northrop
The Matt Christopher Sports Series
Jupiter by Rosanna Hasen
End Zone by Tiki Barber
Where the Red Fern Grows by Wilson Rawls
Time Warp Trio by Jon Scieszka
Al Capone Does My Shirts by Gennifer Choldenko
The Stinky Cheese Man by Jon Scieska
Lady Lollipop by Dick King-Smith
Love That Dog by Sharon Creech
The Day the Babies Crawled Away by Peggy Rathmann
Punctuation Takes a Vacation by Robin Pulver
Landry News by Andrew Clements
Fantastic Mr. Fox by Raold Dahl
Niagra Falls or Does It? By Henry Winkler
Donavan’s Word Jar by Monalisa De Gross
Pippi Longstocking by Astrid Lindgren
Amelia’s Notebook by Marissa Moss
Brave Irene by William Steig
Stories Julian Tells by Ann Strugnell
Going Home by Eve Bunting
Mr. Lincoln’s Way by Patricia Polacco
Tar Beach by Faith Ringgold
Souperchicken by Mary Jane and Herm Auch
Granny Torelli Makes Soup by Sharon Creech
There’s a Frog in My Throat: 440 Animal Sayings a Little Bird Told Me by Loreen Leedy
Gooney Bird Greene by Lois Lowry
Frindle by Andrew Clements
Judy Moody series by Megan McDonald
Magic Treehouse series by Mary Pope Osborne
Poets to look for:
Douglas Floran, Colin McNaughton, Jack Prelutsky, Shel Silverstein, Myra Cohn Livingston, Mary Ann
Hoberman, Judith Viorst
All Alone In the Universe by Lynne Rae Perkins
Bunnicula Strikes Again! by James Howe
Cody Unplugged by Betsy Duffey
Dave At Night by Gail Carson Levine
Goodbye, Walter Malinski by Helen Recorvits
Johnny On The Spot by Edward Sorel
Not My Dog by Colby Rodowsky
When the Soldiers Were Gone by Vera W. Propp
Original Adventures of Hank the Cowdog by John R. Erickson
Ghosts of the White House by Cheryl Harness
The Top of the World: Climbing Mount Everest by Steve Jenkins
The Tale of Despereaux: Being the Story of a Mouse, a Princess, Some Soup, and a Spool of Thread by Kate
The Whipping Boy by Sid Fleishman
Sarah, Plain and Tall by Patricia MacLachlan
Dear Mr. Henshaw by Beverly Cleary
The Westing Game by Ellen Raskin
Bridge to Terabithia by Katherine Paterson
Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry by Mildred D. Taylor
Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH by Robert C. O’Brien
Sounder by William H. Armstrong
From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler by E. L. Konigsburg
A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L’Engle
Island of the Blue Dolphins by Scott O’Dell
The Twenty-One Balloons by William Pene du Bois
Johnny Tremain by Esther Forbes
Call It Courage by Armstrong Sperry
The Voyages of Doctor Dolittle by Hugh Lofting