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Choose an appropriate book from the following authors Entering Fourth Graders 2012 Summer Reading Lists Attachment #7b Choose an appropriate book from the following series Avi Lynne Reid Banks Matt Christopher Andrew Clements Ann M. Martin Pam Munoz Ryan Fudge series, by Blume Amber Brown, by Danziger Deltora Quest, by Rodda Time Warp Trio, by Scieszka Series of Unfortunate Events, by Snicket Eyewitness Jr., by various * above grade level Title: Mr. Popper's Penguins Author: Richard and Florence Atwater Summary: The unexpected delivery of a large crate containing an Antarctic penguin changes the life and fortunes of Mr. Popper, a house painter obsessed by dreams of the Polar Regions. Title: Peter and the Starcatchers * Author: Dave Barry and Ridley Pearson Summary: Peter, an orphan boy, and his friend Molly fight off thieves and pirates in order to keep the secret safe away from the diabolical Black Stache and his evil associate Mister Grin. Title: The Penderwicks* Author: Jeanne Birdsall Summary: While vacationing with their widowed father in the Berkshire Mountains, four lovable sisters, ages four through twelve, share adventures with a local boy, much to the dismay of his snobbish mother. Title: Absolutely Normal Chaos* Author: Sharon Creech Summary: Thirteen-year-old Mary Lou grows up considerably during the summer while learning about romance, homesickness, death, and her cousin's search for his biological father. Title: The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane Author: Kate DiCamillo Summary: Edward Tulane, a cold-hearted and proud toy rabbit, 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.
Title: Harriet the Spy Author: Louise Fitzhugh Entering Fourth Graders 2012 Summer Reading Lists Attachment #7b Summary: Eleven-year-old Harriet keeps notes on her classmates and neighbors in a secret notebook, but when some of the students read the notebook, they seek revenge. Title: Baseball’s Best Five True Stories Author: Andrew Gutelle Summary: Profiles the achievements of such baseball greats as Babe Ruth, Joe DiMaggio, Jackie Robinson, Roberto Clemente, and Hank Aaron, all of whom were elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame. Title: Scat* Author: Carl Hiassen Summary: Nick and his friend Marta decide to investigate when a mysterious fire starts near a Florida wildlife preserve and an unpopular teacher goes missing. Title: Our Only May Amelia Author: Jennifer L. Holm Summary: As the only girl in a Finnish American family of seven brothers, May Amelia Jackson resents being expected to act like a lady while growing up in Washington in 1899. Title: Everything on a Waffle Author: Polly Horvath Summary: Eleven-year-old Primrose, who lives in a small fishing village in British Columbia, recounts her experiences and all that she learns about human nature and the unpredictability of life in the months after her parents are lost at sea. Title: The Mermaid Summer Author: Mollie Hunter Summary: With the help of her brother, Jon, twelve-year-old Anna daringly seeks to discover the secret means to undo a mermaid's curse upon their grandfather. Title: The Dinosaurs of Waterhouse Hawkins Author: Barbara Kerley Summary: The true story of Victorian artist Benjamin Waterhouse Hawkins, who built life-sized models of dinosaurs in the hope of educating the world about what these aweinspiring ancient animals were like.