4th Grade

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Moving Up

JMU Luper      Key Hunters:  The Mysterious Moonstone

JMU McDonald      Judy Moody 

JMU Perkins      Rickshaw Girl

JMU Salisbury      Calvin Coconut: Trouble Magnet

JMU Sobol       Encyclopedia Brown (series)

JMU Vernon      Hamster Princess: Harriet the Invincible

JMU Warner       Boxcar Children (series)

JMU White       Charlotte’s Web


J Angleberger      The Strange Case of Origami Yoda

J Applegate     Wishtree

J Auxier      Peter Nimble and His Fantastic Eyes

J Babbitt       Tuck Everlasting

J Balliett       Chasing Vermeer

J Barnhill      The Girl Who Drank the Moon

J Beasley      Circus Mirandus

J Birdsall      The Penderwicks (series)

J Blume       Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing

J Carman     The Land of Elyon (series)

J Choldenko       Al Capone Does My Shirts

J Clements      A Week in the Woods

J Colfer     Artemis Fowl (series)

J Colfer      Land of Stories: The Wishing Spell (series)

J Collins      Gregor the Overlander (series)

J Cowell     How to Train Your Dragon

J Curtis       Bud, Not Buddy

J Cushman      The Ballad of Lucy Whipple

J Creech      Ruby Holler

J Dear       Dear America/My America (series)

J DiCamillo      Flora & Ulysses or The Tale of Despereaux

J Erdric     The Birchbark House (first in series)

J Erskine      Mockingbird

J Farmer      A Girl Named Disaster

J Fitzhugh      Harriet the Spy

J Frazier       The Other half of My Heart

J Funke      The Thief Lord or Inkheart (series)

J George     My Side of the Mountain

J Giles      The Last, Last Day of Summer

J Gutman       Jackie and Me: A Baseball Card Adventure

J Holm      The Fourteenth Goldfish or The Third Mushroom

J Howe      Bunnicula

J Hunter      Warriors (series)

J Kinney      Diary of a Wimpy Kid

J Korman      Swindle

J Lai      Inside Out and Back Again

J Lasky      Guardians of Ga’Hoole (series)

J Laurgaard       Patty Reed's Doll: the Story of the Donner Party

J Lewis      The Magician’s Nephew (first in The Chronicles of Narnia series)

J Lin      The Year of the Dog,  The Year of the Rat or Where the Mountain..

J Lowry      Number the Stars

J Lupica      Heat

J Mass      11 Birthdays

J Mull      Fablehaven (series)

J Munoz     Ryan  Esperanza Rising

J O’Connor      Wish

J O’Dell      Island of the Blue Dolphins

J Paterson      Bridge to Terabithia

J Patterson      I, Funny (series)

J Paulsen      Hatchet or Call me Frances Tucket

J Philbrick       Mostly True Adventures of Homer P. Figg

J Pierce       Big Nate

J Rawls       Where the Red Fern Grows

J Riordan       The Lightning Thief (series)

J Russell     Dork Diaries (series)

J Sachar      Sideways Stories from Wayside School

J Snicket       A Series of Unfortunate Events (series)

J Spinelli      Wringer

J Stewart       The Mysterious Benedict Society (series)

J Stilton      Geronimo Stilton

J Sutherland      The Dragonet Prophecy

J Tarshis     I Survived the San Francisco Earthquake

J Watson      Stick Dog (series)

J Williams      Garcia One Crazy Summer

J Wiles      Each little Bird that Sings

J Yee       Millicent Minn, Girl Genius


J 031.02  Weird      Weird but True! 6

J 201.3 Basher      Mythology: Oh My! Gods and Goddesses

J 363.7387 Herman      What Is Climate Change?

J 550.2 Dorling      What’s Weird on Earth

J 591.6 Tarshis      I Survived True Stories: Nature Attacks!

J 636.7 Osborne      Dog Heroes

J 333.7209 Winter      Wangari’s Trees of Peace - A True Story from Africa

Non-Fiction Graphic Novels

JGN 978.02      Donner Party 

JGN 338.7687      Levi Strauss and Blue Jeans                                                                              

JGN 538      Attraction Magnetism with Max Axiom                

JGN 973.75 BIG     Hale’s Hazardous Tales: A Civil War… (series)       

JGN 629.892      Robots Science Comics Robots and Drones: Past, Present...      

JGN 919.89      Shackleton and the Lost Antarctic Expedition                                                                                            


JB Appleseed      Johnny Appleseed: the Story of a Legend      

JB Bridges      The Story of Ruby Bridges         

JB Chavez      Harvesting Hope (Cesar Chavez)                         

JB Ginsburg      I Dissent: Ruth Bader Ginsburg Made Her Mark

JB Johnson      Counting on Katherine (Katherine Johnson)                

JB King     My Brother Martin (MLK, Jr.)

JB Hopper     Mathematician and Scientist Grace Murray Hopper                 

JB Lin     Maya Lin: Artist-Architect of Light and Lines

JB Maathai     Planting the Trees of Kenya (Wangari Maathai)   

JB Mineta     Enemy Child: The Story of Norman Mineta...

JB Owens     Jesse Owens Fastest Man Alive                                                                                 

JB Reeves (by Nelson)     Bad News of Outlaws: the Remarkable Life of Bass Reeves               

JB Rudolf     Wilma Unlimited                     

JB Sotomayor     The Beloved World of Sonia Sotomayor                                                                                   

JB Tubman     Minty                               

JB Yousafzai     Who Is Malala Yousafzai                             

Folktales and Informational Picture Books

J 398.2089 Steptoe     The Story of Jumping Mouse                                                                         

J 398.21 Schroeder     Lily and the Wooden Bowl                                                                            

J 398.24 Gibbons     Behold…the Unicorn                                                                           

J 398.2 Talbot     King Arthur and the Round Table     

J 398.2 Through     Through the Water Curtain and other Tales...                                                                                               

JPB Smith     John Paul George & Ben                      

J Lee (Big Book)     Landed (Picture Book for Older Readers)                                                                

Mythology, Languages, Science

J 292.13 Vinge     The Random House Book of Greek Myths                                                                       

J 304.6097 Smith     If America Were a Village                                                                                

J 419.7 Warner     Signing Fun                                                                              

J 500 Hauser     Gizmos and Gadgets                                                                                            

J 546.78 Loeschnig     Chemistry Experiments                                                                                                                                          

J 591-599 BredesonI     Like Weird Animals (series of 6 books: 591.77, 595.44, 595.7, 597.9, 598, 599)                                    

J 612 Mcaulay     The Way We Work: getting to know the amazing human body                                         

J 636.7 Paulsen     My Life in Dog Years                                                                                       

J 745.592 Robinson     Super Simple Paper Airplanes                                                                       


J 808.81 Beastly      Beastly Verse

J 811.54 Muth      Haiku - a Year of Seasons                     

J 811.54 Prelutsky      My Dog May be a Genius                                                                              

J 811.54 Silverstein      Where the Sidewalk Ends                                                                             

J 811.54 Updike      A Child’s Calendar                                                                                                                                                             

History/CA Geography/CA Missions                                                                                                                                                       

J 973.099 Piven      What Presidents are Made Of                                                                            

J 978.02 Pascal      What Was The Wild West                                                                                                   

J 363.6809           National Parks of the USA                                                           

J 979.461 Murphy      Children of Alcatraz: Growing Up on the Rock                                                   

J 979.462 Britton      Angel Island                

J 979.4 Ansary      All Around California

J 979.4 Bruun     California

J 979.4 Levick      The Missions of California

J 979.403 Rosinsky      California Ranchos

J 979.404 Blashfield      The California Gold Rush and the 49ers                                                                                         

Graphic Novels

JGN  A      Amulet (series)                                                                  

JGN A      Avatar the Last Airbender (series)                                                  

JGN C      Calamity Jack  

JGN C      Chi’s Sweet Home   

JGN D      Drama     

JGN G      Guts 

JGN H      Hilo

JGN  P      Percy Jackson and the The Olympians

JGN  M      Mighty Jack

JGN R     Rapunzel’s Revenge

JGN      Roller Girl

JGN S      Smile

JGN Z      Zita the Spacegirl(series)