Lynbrook School District - ☼☼ -2009- ☼☼ - Fourth Grade Summer Reading
Afternoon of the Elves – Janet Taylor Lisle
As Hillary works in the miniature village, allegedly built by elves, she becomes more
and more curious about Sara-Kate’s real life inside her big, gloomy house with her
mysterious, silent mother.
Encyclopedia Brown Solves Them All (all in series)- Donald J. Sobol
Boy detective Encyclopedia Brown who has never lost a case, helps the Idaville police
The Field Guide (all in Spiderwick Chronicles series) – Tony DiTerlizzi
The Grace children discover a field guide to fairies in their Great Aunt Lucinda's old
Victorian house that sends them on a fantastic journey into a world of elves, dwarves, and
Giggler Treatment – Roddy Doyle
A talking dog, the Mack children and the small elf-like Gigglers must try to stop the
prank that the Gigglers have mistakenly set in motion to punish Mr. Mack for being mean
to his children.
Room One- Andrew Clements
Ted Hammond, the only sixth grader in his small Nebraska town's one-room
schoolhouse, searches for clues to the disappearance of a homeless family.
The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane – Kate DiCamillo
Edward Tulane loves only himself until he is separated from the little girl who adores
him and travels across the country, acquiring new owners and listening to their hopes,
dreams, and histories.
Mickey and Me: A Baseball Card Adventure (all in series) – Dan Gutman
When Joe travels back to 1944, he meets one of the only all-female professional
baseball teams in the history of the game.
Roxie and the Hooligans – Phyllis Reynolds Naylor
Roxie Warbler follows her uncle’s advice on how to survive any crisis when she
becomes stranded on an island with a gang of school bullies and a pair of bank robbers.
Sammy Keyes and the Skeleton Man (all in series) - Wendelin Van Draanen
Seventh grader Sammy stumbles onto a mystery involving a twenty-year-old family
feud and some heirlooms stolen by a man in a skeleton costume.
Sideways Stories from Wayside School (all in series) – Louis Sachar
Humorous episodes from a classroom on the thirtieth floor of Wayside School, which
was accidentally built sideways.
Wishes, Kisses and Pigs – Betsy Hearne
After eleven-year-old Louise makes a wish on the first evening star and her brother
turns into a pig, she uses wishes, kisses, and spells to try and put things right again.