Books for Fourth Graders (read alouds)

A Listmania! list by E. Marshall "yankeemomto3" (Southern Tier of NY)
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The list author says: "All of these are books I've read aloud to my three children, some more than once. Many are books my mother read to me. They are books that are just perfect for the 10 year old child but can be enjoyed by younger and older children as well."
Swallows and Amazons
1.  Swallows and Amazons by Arthur Ransome
The list author says:
  "My children love all the books in this series!  I suggest reading the the first one aloud, it takes most children a while to get into the story if they try to read it on their own."
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The Wheel on the School
2.  The Wheel on the School by Meindert De Jong
The list author says:
  "We just love this book! Warning, if you are reading aloud, the chapters are LONG."
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4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (64 customer reviews)

The Hobbit
3.  The Hobbit by J. R. R. Tolkien
The list author says:
  "My favorite book of all time.  My children don't love it as much as I do."
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4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (99 customer reviews)

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Rascal (Puffin Modern Classics)
4.  Rascal (Puffin Modern Classics) by Sterling North
The list author says:
  "A wonderful non-fictional account of the author's boyhood in Michigan.  Especially delightful for boys.  A great choice for a family read aloud for a mixed-age group."
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4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (100 customer reviews)

The Secret Garden
5.  The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett
The list author says:
  "A classic!  Hard to read due to lots of dialect."
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4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (28 customer reviews)

The Railway Children
6.  The Railway Children by E. Nesbit
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4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (145 customer reviews)

Pinky Pye
7.  Pinky Pye by Eleanor Estes
The list author says:
  "We love this book much more than the more well-known Ginger Pye.  Gingern Pye has some scary parts when the dog is kidnapped that my children found disturbing.  Pinky Pye is pure delight."
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4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (16 customer reviews)

The Moffats
8.  The Moffats by Eleanor Estes
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (44 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

All-Of-A-Kind Family
9.  All-Of-A-Kind Family by Sydney Taylor
The list author says:
  "A wonderful story about a Jewish family living in Brooklyn in the beginning of the 20th century.  There are more books in the series."
$14.56   Used & New from: $8.44
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (167 customer reviews)

The Saturdays (The Melendy Quartet)
10.  The Saturdays (The Melendy Quartet) by Elizabeth Enright
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4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (55 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

On the Banks of Plum Creek (Little House)
11.  On the Banks of Plum Creek (Little House) by Laura Ingalls Wilder
The list author says:
  "I read this one in 4th and save the rest of the series until the children are a bit older."
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4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (168 customer reviews)

Little House on the Prairie (Full Color)
12.  Little House on the Prairie (Full Color) by Laura Ingalls Wilder
The list author says:
  "If you didn't read this one in 3rd grade, definitely read it in 4th."
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (223 customer reviews)

Five Children and It
13.  Five Children and It by E. Nesbit
The list author says:
  "A magical adventure story.  Difficult vocabulary for a read to self book.  Great read aloud."
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4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (39 customer reviews)

Half Magic: Fiftieth-Anniversary Edition
14.  Half Magic: Fiftieth-Anniversary Edition by Edward Eager
The list author says:
  "Another excellent book with lots of magical adventures.  Eager was inspired by E. Nesbit's writing."
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The Trumpet of the Swan (full color)
15.  The Trumpet of the Swan (full color) by E. B. White
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (189 customer reviews)

The Cricket in Times Square
16.  The Cricket in Times Square by George Selden
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The Wolves of Willoughby Chase (Wolves Chronicles)
17.  The Wolves of Willoughby Chase (Wolves Chronicles) by Joan Aiken
The list author says:
  "One of my children's all time favorite books. Could be too intense and scary for sensitive children."
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (105 customer reviews)

Caddie Woodlawn
18.  Caddie Woodlawn by Carol Ryrie Brink
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4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (174 customer reviews)

Rufus M.
19.  Rufus M. by Eleanor Estes
The list author says:
  "This might be our favorite of Estes' books, especially good for boys."
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4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (15 customer reviews)

The Incredible Journey
20.  The Incredible Journey by Sheila Burnford
The list author says:
  "One of the best animal stories of all time."
$6.29   Used & New from: $0.01
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (168 customer reviews)

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