Summer Reading: Entering 4th grade
Molin Upper Elementary
70 Low Street
Newburyport, MA 01950
All students entering Grade 4 are required to read at least 2 books during the summer
Additional Recommended Readings:
Suggested reads for 4th grade - Choose one:
Andrew Clements titles
Roald Dahl titles
James and the Giant Peach Roald Dahl*
After the untimely death of his parents, little James finds life with
Aunts Sponge and Spiker miserable until a magic potion produces
an enormous peach which becomes his new and exciting home.
Judy Blume titles
Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing (Fudge series) Judy Blume
Peter finds his demanding younger brother, Fudge, an ever-increasing
Waggit’s Tale, Waggit Again, Waggit Forever by Peter Howe
When Waggit is abandoned by his owner as a puppy, he meets a pack of
wild dogs who become his friends and teach him to survive in the city
park, but when he has a chance to go home with a kind woman who
wants to adopt him, he takes it.
Dragonbreath series by Ursula Vernon
It's not easy for Danny Dragonbreath to be the sole mythical creature in a school for reptiles and amphibians—especially because he can't breathe fire like other dragons (as the school bully loves to remind him). But having a unique family comes in handy sometimes.
Humphrey series by Betty Birney
Summer According to Humphrey Betty Birney*
When summer arrives, Humphrey, te pet hamster of Longfellow School’s
Room twenty-six, is surprised and pleased to learn that he
will be going to Camp Happy Hollow.
Alvin Ho series by Lenore Look
New Suggested 4th:
Who Was, Where Is, What Is series?