•  Books for 3rd grade


    The Boxcar Children by Gertrude Chandler Warner

    Charlotte’s Web by E.B. White

    Freckle Juice by Judy Blume

    James and the Giant Peach by Roald Dahl

    Little House in the Big Woods by Laura Ingalls Wilder

    Molly’s Pilgrim by Barbara Cohen

    Mr. Popper’s Penguins by Richard Atwater

    My Father’s Dragon by Ruth Stiles Gannett

    Rise of the Earth Dragon by Tracey West

    Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes by Eleanor Coerr

    Tornado by Betsy Byars

    The World According to Humphrey by Betty Birney


    Books for 4th/5th grade


    Because of Winn-Dixie by Kate DiCamillo

    Phineas L. MacGuire…Erupts! The First Experiment by Frances Dowell

    The Patchwork Quilt by Valerie Flournoy

    Time for Andrew: A Ghost Story by Mary Downing Hahn

    Number the Stars by Lois Lowry

    Hatchet by Gary Paulsen

    Esperanza Rising by Pam Munoz Ryan

    There’s a Boy in the Girls’ Bathroom by Louis Sacher

    Love, Ruby Lavender by Deborah Wiles

    The Castle in the Attic by Elizabeth Winthrop

    Clementine by Pennypacker

    Christopher Mouse: The Tale of a Small Traveler by William Wise