Fourth Grade

Incoming fourth grade students are required to read a total of THREE books this summer. Students will choose ONE book from each of the following categories: one fantasy fiction novel and one non-fiction book. All books are available for purchase on Amazon and/or Audible.

Additionally, all fourth grade students will read the same classic literature selection. Grace School will purchase and mail this selection to student’s homes on July 1st. Students will be expected to discuss and quiz over all three books by the first day of school.

Required Reading

(Pick one book from each category listed below)

Fantasy Fiction

A Nest for Celeste

by Henry Cole

Chicken Feathers

by Joy Cowley

Tale of Despereaux

by Kate DiCamillo

Nonfiction

She Touched the World

by Sally Hobart Alexander

Secrets of Animal Flight

by Nic Bishop

A Drop of Water

by Walter Wick

Classic Literature Selection

Required Reading

(Grace School will purchase and mail
this selection to student’s homes on July 1)

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
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
A Drop of Water cover from Scholastic Press, Inc., 1998