4th - 6th Grade Reading List

Writing Workshop Groups

This list is appropriate for students in Writing Workshop classes,
and for those entering the First Year Program (Ancient Cultures and the Middle Ages).

Reading levels vary greatly in this age group...encourage students to read books which appeal to them,
and to read out loud to you or to a younger sibling.

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The BFG, by Roald Dahl
Maniac Magee, by Jerry Spinelli
The Cricket in Times Square, by George Seldon
From the Mixed-up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankenweiler, by E.L. Konigsburg
Pippi Longstocking, by Astrid Lindgren
The Tyme Garden, by Edward Eager
The Midwife's Apprentice, by Karen Cushman
The Island of the Blue Dolphins, by Scott O'Dell
The Wonderful Flight to the Mushroom Planet, by Eleanor Cameron
Goodbye, My Island, by Jean Rogers
any of The Indian in the Cupboard series, by Lynn Reid Banks
The Chronicles of Narnia, by C.S. Lewis
The Whipping Boy, by Sid Fleischman The Sword in the Stone, by T.H.White Blue Willow, by Doris Gates
The Sign of the Beaver, by Elizabeth George Speare
The True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle, by Avi
In the Year of the Boar and Jackie Robinson, by Bette Bao Lord
I'm Deborah Sampson: A Soldier in the War of the Revolution, by Patricia Clapp
Any of the Anne of Green Gables series, by L.M. Montgomery
The Hundred Dresses, by Eleanor Estes
Sarah, Plain and Tall, by Patricia MacLachlan
Time of the Bison, by Ann Turner
The Little House on the Prairie, series by Laura Ingalls Wilder
The Pinballs, by Betsy Byars
The Haymeadow, by Gary Paulson

Read aloud (parent to student):
The Wind In The Willows, by Kenneth Grahame
The Enormous Egg, by Oliver Butterworth
Little Women, by Louisa May Alcott
In The Beginning: Creation Stories From Around the World, Virginia Hamilton, editor
Treasure Island, by Robert Louis Stevenson


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