>> Some of my favorites are - The Light in the Forest. My Brother
>> Sam is Dead. The Day No Pigs Would Die. War Comes to Willy
>> Collins. The Watsons Go To Birmingham.
FYI- I would not include My Brother Sam is Dead on a fourth-grade
reading list. My sons read it in eighth grade. Heavy content.
That is a tough genre at the beginning of fourth-grade. Richard
Peck has a few stories written during the 30's. The Earth Dragon
Awakes is a good reading level for some of your lower readers. Out
of the Dust by Karen Hesse would probably take some support. How Ben
Franklin stole the LIghtning. I would investigate good picture
books to put on your list if this is something you're doing in the
next few weeks. (PS- I am probably biased at the moment due to the
reading levels of my current fourth-graders!)
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