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2014 Summer Reading: Grades 3-4

Recommended reading list for grades 3-4
White Fur Flying Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9781442421721
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Published: Margaret K. McElderry Books - April 8th, 2014

A young boy tries to find his voice with the help of some four-legged friends in this “elegantly spare novel about the healing power of dogs and love” (Publishers Weekly), from the Newbery-winning author of Sarah, Plain and Tall.

Zoe’s family rescues dogs in need. There is always the sweet smell of dog and a warm body looking to cuddle or play.


Mr. and Mrs. Bunny--Detectives Extraordinaire! Cover Image
By Polly Horvath, Sophie Blackall (Illustrator)
$8.99
ISBN: 9780375865305
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Yearling - February 11th, 2014

From National Book Award winner Polly Horvath comes a hopping mad mystery that's perfect for Easter baskets everywhere!


Star in the Forest Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780375854101
Availability: Hard to Find - Contact Store for Availability
Published: Yearling - March 13th, 2012

Zitlally's family is undocumented, and her father has just been arrested for speeding and deported back to Mexico. As her family waits for him to return—they’ve paid a coyote to guide him back across the border—they receive news that he and the coyote’s other charges have been kidnapped and are being held for ransom.


Sarah, Plain and Tall Cover Image
$5.99
ISBN: 9780064402057
Availability: Hard to Find - Believed to be Out of Stock Indefinitely
Published: HarperCollins - September 4th, 1987

Rowan of Rin #1: Rowan of Rin Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780060560713
Availability: Backordered
Published: Greenwillow Books - February 17th, 2004

Bravest heart will carry on when sleep is death, and hope is gone.

Rowan doesn't believe he has a brave heart. But when the river that supports his village of Rin runs dry, he must join a dangerous journey to its source in the forbidden Mountain. To save Rin, Rowan and his companions must conquer not only the Mountain's many tricks, but also the fierce dragon that lives at its peak.


John Muir: Candlewick Biographies: America's First Environmentalist Cover Image
By Kathryn Lasky, Stan Fellows (Illustrator)
$5.99
ISBN: 9780763662141
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Published: Candlewick - March 25th, 2014

"A useful introduction to Muir, the founding of the national parks, and the broader idea of environmentalism." — School Library Journal 


Earwig and the Witch Cover Image
$6.99
ISBN: 9780062075130
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Published: Greenwillow Books - April 22nd, 2014

"I would like to declare Diana Wynne Jones an international treasure," proclaimed Neil Gaiman, Newbery Medalist and best-selling author. In this enchanting introduction to Diana Wynne Jones's magical and funny work, Earwig is a fearless young orphan.


Tuesdays at the Castle Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9781599909172
Availability: Hard to Find - Believed to be Out of Stock Indefinitely
Published: Bloomsbury U.S.A. Children's Books - October 30th, 2012

Every Tuesday Castle Glower takes on a life of its own-magically inventing, moving, and even completely getting rid of some of its rooms. Good thing Princess Celie takes the time to map out these never-ending changes. Because when the castle is ambushed and Celie's parents and oldest brother go missing, it's up to Celie to protect their home and save their kingdom.