Fourth Grade

This summer, you will no doubt be soaking up some sun, fun and relaxation! There’s just one more thing that we think will go beautifully with these activities, and that is a BOOK!

Below you will see the required reading for incoming 4th graders at Grace. Each student will be required to read The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane by Kate DiCamillo, and then two additional books of their choice from the listed books below.

Required Reading

The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane

by Kate DiCamillo

Additional Reading

(Pick 2 of the following books listed below)

Fiction

Extra Credit

by Andrew Clements

A Nest for Celeste

by Henry Cole

Chicken Feathers

by Joy Cowley

Tale of Despereaux

by Kate DiCamillo

Wonderstruck

by Brian Selznick

Nonfiction

She Touched the World

by Sally Hobart Alexander

Secrets of Animal Flight

by Nic Bishop

Our World of Water

by Beatrice Hollyer

Picture That: Knights and Castles

by Alex Martin

A Drop of Water

by Walter Wick

The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane cover from Candlewick Press, 2015
Extra Credit cover from Atheneum Books for Young Readers, an imprint of Simon and Schuster, Inc., 2011
A Nest For Celeste cover from Katherine Tegen Books, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, 2012
Chicken Feathers cover from Philomel Books, an imprint of Penguin Random House, 2008
Tale of Despereaux cover from Candlewick Press, 2015
Wonderstruck cover from Scholastic Press, Inc., 2011
She Touched the World cover from Clarion Books, an imprint of Houghton Miflin Harcourt (HMH) Publishing, 2008
Secrets of Animal Flight cover from Amazon.com (Scholastic Press, Inc.), 1998
Our World of Water cover from Henry Holt and Co., an imprint of MacMillian Publishers, 2009
Picture That: Knights and Castles cover from NBN Books (Cooper Square Publishing), 2004
A Drop of Water cover from Scholastic Press, Inc., 1998