Lynne Reid. The Indian In The Cupboard.
A nine-year-old boy receives a plastic Indian, a cupboard, and a little
key for his birthday and finds himself involved in adventure when the
Indian comes to life in the cupboard and befriends him.
Judy. Tales of Fourth Grade Nothing.
Peter finds his demanding two-year-old brother a big problem.
Peter describes the highs and lows of life with his younger brother
Pete describes the family vacation in Maine with the Tubmans, highlighted
by the antics of his younger brother Fudge.
Judy. Double Fudge.
His younger brother's obsession with money and the discovery of long-lost
cousins Flora and Fauna provide many embarrassing moments for twelve-year-old
Cleary, Beverly. Ralph and the Motorcycle.
It's Ralph's lucky day when along comes Keith, the owner of the toy
motorcycle, who teaches Ralph how to ride properly, and then turns him
loose to enjoy the biking adventure of his life.
Beverly. Ramona's World.
Ramona starts fourth grade without knowing the challenges ahead.
When he decides to turn his fifth grade teacher's love of the dictionary
around on her, clever Nick Allen invents a new word and begins a chain
of events that quickly moves beyond his control.
Andrew. The Landry News.
A fifth-grader starts a newspaper with an editorial that prompts her
burnt-out classroom teacher to really begin teaching again, but he is
later threatened with disciplinary action as a result.
Clements, Andrew. The Report Card.
Fifth-grader Nora Rowley has always hidden the fact that she is a genius
from everyone because all she wants is to be normal, but when she comes
up with a plan to prove that grades are not important, things begin
to get out of control.
Johanna. The Adventures of Ali Baba Bernstein.
Eight-year-old David is convinced that his life will be more adventurous
when he changes his name to Ali Baba.
Johanna. Class President.
Julio hides his own leadership ambitions to help another candidate win
the nomination for class president.
Johanna. Fourth Grade Fuss.
grade is fun for Julio and friends, but they must get serious about
studying as the statewide end-of-year test approaches.
Astrid. Pippi Longstocking.
Escapades of a lucky little girl who lives with a horse and a monkey--but
without any parents--at the edge of a Swedish village.
Phyllis Reynolds. Shiloh.
When he finds a lost beagle in the hills behind his West Virginia home,
Marty tries to hide it from his family and the dog's real owner, a mean-spirited
man known to shoot deer out of season and to mistreat his dogs.
Thomas. How to Eat Fried Worms.
Billy bets his friends he can eat 15 worms in 15 days and has to go
through with it.
Selden, George. The Cricket In Times Square.
The adventures of a country cricket who unintentionally arrives in New
York and is befriended by Tucker Mouse and Harry Cat.
Jerry. Fourth Grade Rats.
Suds learns that his best friend is wrong. You don't have to be a tough
guy, a "rat," to be a grown up fourth grader.
E.B. Charlotte's Web.
When he discovers that he is destined to be someone's dinner, Wilbur
the pig is desolate until his spider friend Charlotte decides to help
Laura Ingalls. Little House In The Big Woods.
A year in the life of two young girls growing up on the Wisconsin frontier,
as they help their mother with the daily chores, enjoy their father's
stories and singing, and share special occasions when they get together
with relatives or neighbors.