Reading response 4th Grade (Click Here for Response Form)

Summer Reading Bookmarks

Research has shown that the single greatest factor in predicting reading success is whether a child is read to when young. Please note that the reading level of the books suggested varies. Each student is expected to read at least 3 books and complete the Summer Bookmark (listed above) for each book read. One book from List A & two from List B.  Total of 3

List A books

Bud Not Buddy by Christopher Paul Curtis

Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of Nimh by Robert C. O’Brien

The Tale of Despereaux by Kate DiCamillo

The Bridge to Terebithia by Katherine Peterson

Ella Enchanted by Gail Carson Levine

The Whipping Boy by Sid Fleischman

Justin and the Best Biscuits in the World by Mildred Pitts Walter

Mufaro’s Daughters by John Steptoe

Summer of the Swans by Betsy Byars

Sylvestor and the Magic Pebbble by William Steig


List B books

Where the Red Fern Grows by Wilson Rawls

The Velveteen Rabbit by Margery Williams

The Fabled Fourth Graders of Aesop Elementary by Fleming, Candace

Little House on the Prairie by Laura Ingalls Wilder

The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett

Time Warp Trio by Jon Scieszka

How to Train Your Dragon by Cressida Cowell

The Spiderwick Chronicles by Tony DiTerlizzi

Nim’s Island  by Wendy Orr

Shiloh by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory by Roald Dahl

The Lemonade War by Jacqueline Davies

The Indian in the Cupboard by Lynne Reid Banks

The Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan