The following is a recommended reading list for students who have completed fourth grade and are preparing to enter fifth grade.

The Family Under the Bridge
by Natalie Savage Carlson  

The Hundred Dresses
by Eleanor Estes

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (Charlie Bucket, #1)
by Roald Dahl

Strawberry Girl
by Lois Lenski

All-of-a-Kind Family (All-of-a-Kind Family, #1)
by Sydney Taylor

Inkheart (Inkworld, #1)
by Cornelia Funke

Five Little Peppers and How They Grew
by Margaret Sidney

Redwall (Redwall, #1)
by Brian Jacques

The Best Christmas Pageant Ever (The Herdmans #1)
by Barbara Robinson

Black Beauty
by Anna Sewell

The Borrowers (The Borrowers, #1)
by Mary Norton

From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler
by E.L. Konigsburg

Tuck Everlasting
by Natalie Babbitt

Lassie Come-Home
by Eric Knight

Snow Treasure
by Marie McSwigan

Number the Stars
by Lois Lowry

Prairie School
by Lois Lenski

100 Cupboards (100 Cupboards, #1)
by N.D. Wilson

The Reluctant Dragon
by Kenneth Grahame

A Wrinkle in Time (A Wrinkle in Time Quintet, #1)
by Madeleine L’Engle

A Little Princess
by Frances Hodgson Burnett

The 101 Dalmatians (The Hundred and One Dalmatians, #1)
by Dodie Smith

Mary Poppins (Mary Poppins, #1)
by P.L. Travers

The Sign of the Beaver
by Elizabeth George Speare

The Book of Three (The Chronicles of Prydain #1)
by Lloyd Alexander

The Black Stallion (The Black Stallion, #1)
by Walter Farley

Calico Bush
by Rachel Field

The Shakespeare Stealer (Shakespeare Stealer, #1)
by Gary L. Blackwood

The Door in the Dragon’s Throat (The Cooper Kids Adventures, #1)
by Frank E. Peretti

The Story of Doctor Dolittle (Doctor Dolittle, #1)
by Hugh Lofting

The Twenty-One Balloons
by William Pène du Bois

Prince Caspian (Chronicles of Narnia, #2)
by C.S. Lewis

Ginger Pye (The Pyes, #1)
by Eleanor Estes

The Door in the Wall
by Marguerite de Angeli

Leepike Ridge
by N.D. Wilson

King of the Wind: The Story of the Godolphin Arabian
by Marguerite Henry

Ben and Me: An Astonishing Life of Benjamin Franklin by His Good Mouse Amos
by Robert Lawson

The Magna Charta
by James Daugherty

The Trumpet of the Swan
by E.B. White

Sounder
by William H. Armstrong

The Good Master
by Kate Seredy

Many Moons
by James Thurber

Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea (Extraordinary Voyages, #6)
by Jules Verne

My Side of the Mountain (Mountain, #1)
by Jean Craighead George

Two Mighty Rivers: Son of Pocahontas
by Mari Hanes

Gentle Ben
by Walt Morey

The Lightning Thief (Percy Jackson and the Olympians, #1)
by Rick Riordan

Good-Bye, My Lady
by James H. Street

Born Free: A Lioness of Two Worlds (Story of Elsa, #1)
by Joy Adamson

The Incredible Journey
by Sheila Burnford

This list is adapted from GoodReads.com – Recommended Reading Lists.

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