This is a light-hearted series about a girl whose dad becomes the President. I don’t think you could ever finish learning from this volume of awesome facts. Killer Species by Michael P. Spralin National Geographic Kids Ultimate U.S. Road Trip Atlas It’s a beautifully designed book! Color therapy for teens? And like the other Jack, this Jack also trades the family’s one valuable thing only in this story it’s his mom’s car which he trades for seeds. My kids fight over this book — it’s that cool. But when he was sent to battle, Harry sent her to the London Zoo so she would be safe from battle. Well-written like all of the books in this series and totally fascinating! FANTASY I’m Melissa Taylor, mom, writer, & former elementary teacher & literacy trainer. The Disney Book: A Celebration of the World of Disney (DK) I wasn’t expecting these books to be so funny in an ironic way that you don’t see in children’s books. This particular title is about one of the world’s most admired activists and leaders, Nelson Mandela. Like, couldn’t put it down love. Nonfiction is getting GOOD, people!) First, you’ll learn facts about a sperm whale, then you’ll learn about the giant squid. Beautiful artwork with compelling characters and an adventurous plot make this a sure-fire hit with young readers. Organizedby categories of sports (bat and ball, indoor, winter, outside, rackets, and aquatic), each entry talks about the sport and then adds in the scientific elements, finishing off with an experiment. Belly Up by Stuart Gibbs The layout and design plus the photographs make me want to devour all the football facts and info. Written like a narrative story, these little books are fast-paced and informative. by Julie Beer Then ask your students to create their own Book Alphabet based on the book they read. Tuesdays at the Castle by Jessica Day George REALISTIC ADVENTURE I’ve read many other biographies about Walt Disney but this one stands out for it’s writing, pertinent information, and appeal. I learned a ton from this book because many of these inspiring women aren’t well known. For example, in the Western Terror-tories, the directions start,”Hop off the stagecoach in Tombstone J1. #5 Let’s live in a world with more high fives. just to name a few things. Free printable children's stories and reading Comprehension worksheets for grade 4. We follow the life of precocious, sightless Louis who desperately wants to read and write but is disappointed with his limited options. Did you know that Winnie the bear was a real bear? Weird but True 8 See more ideas about nonfiction activities, reading strategies, upper elementary. Remember all the hilarious chapter titles in Riordan’s Percy Jackson books? . HUMOR Rory finds out that her new after-school club, Ever After School, is a fairy tale training school. MYSTERY / HUMOR (series) LOVE this series! We read this with our mother-daughter book club and it was a big hit. Hilarious!! The smallest living horse, a girl with the biggest collection of Hello Kitty items (one 4,000! Finding the items will be dangerous, mysterious, and life-changing. Scientists found sharks living in an underwater volcano. Includes three exclusive, specially commissioned cutaway models produced by Industrial Light & Magic model maker John Goodson. Information such as: Beautifully written and illustrated, these poems capture the beauty of each season in relatable verses that seem like magic just like the poem below describes the first snow. Looking for FREE library printables for 4th, 5th, or 6th grade? Nearly 150 Models + 40 Brick-by-Brick Breakdowns by Megan H. Rothrock Written by Olympic Gold Medalist and U.S. Soccer team member, Alex Morgan, these are relatable stories of life, friendship, and playing soccer at just the right level for 4th graders. Categories: Age 6-9 years, All FKB Books, Animals, birds, Children, Creative Commons, Grade 1 to Grade 3, Grade 4 to Grade 6, Intermediate English, Non-Fiction, Storyweaver-Pratham Dance of the Flamingos – Living like lotus flowers on water, the sight of pink flamingos is … Ostriches: The Superpower Field Guide by Rachel Poliquin, illustrated by Nicholas John Frith Or the Elephant Clock — yes, that was a real thing which was super cool. It’s one that any dog-lover would want on their book shelf. Especially for sports and science-minded kids. The land lifts. SCI-FI / MYSTERY FANTASY Kid President’s Guide to Being Awesome by Brad Montague & Robby Novak Gruesome Gus will meet you at the Depot. One Mom Shares Her Decision to Homeschool. When left to fend for themselves, the siblings discover something very suspicious at the old mansion down the street. He doesn’t want to be a typical villager with the typical boring life. Animal Babies: Cool & Calm Coloring for Kids  Lucky for you, the book provides a helpful hints section of your odds of being hit by a musket along with information about the battles, casualties, and leadership. This is a well-done, readable nonfiction book. The books always are about a young person trying to survive the historically important, life-changing event such as Pompeii, the Titanic, Pearl Harbor, or the Battle of Gettysburg. I personally like having a series of books for him to go through. The Thrifty Guides Handbooks for Time Travelers are irresistible, wildly imaginative romps through history. Highly recommended. Nick and Tesla’s High-Voltage Danger Lab by Science Bob Pflugfleder and Steve Hockensmith Discovering the World’s Scariest Creatures, Someday is Now: Clara Luper and the 1958 Oklahoma City Sit-Ins, Charlotte’s Bones: The Beluga Whale in a Farmer’s Field, Worlds Strangest Creepy-Crawlies Top 40 Weird and Wonderful Hair-Raising Bugs, Tree Lady: The True Story of How One Tree-Loving Woman Changed a City Forever, The Book of Wildly Spectacular Sports Science 54 All-Star Experiments, How to Draw a Unicorn and Other Cute Animals (With Simple Shapes in 5 Steps), Genius! My kids can’t stop reading and rereading this enormous volume of Greek myths, retold Riordan style — I’m talking laugh-out-loud writing. This adventurous STEM series makes science and technology fun! This hilarious book makes the zombie apocalypse seem fun. She started out as a nonfiction reader who needed bite-sized tidbits to read in whatever order she desired. National Geographic Kids Little Kids First Big Book of Who by Jill Esbaum Use this list of good nonfiction books for 9 year olds (fourth grade) as a resource for finding books that your kids will enjoy reading. Recommended 4th Grade Books for Boys. Kids love these quizzes and activities from American Girl. Star Wars The Force Awakens Visual Dictionary Required fields are marked *. A group of volunteers called Seal Sitters, watch out for baby seals who are left on Seattle shore while their mothers hunt for food. Worksheets include 4th grade level fiction and non-fiction texts followed by exercises as well as worksheets aimed at specific comprehension topics. While he’s there, he learns more about sharks, gets to solve a mystery, learns a ghost story, and has tons of fun. Luckily, he invents a Reducer gun (made of ray gun, calculator, paper clips, a whisk, and computer parts) to help him remove any disguises on the 5/9 fraction. While I might say yuck, this is a terrific snake book filled with amazing photography and fascinating facts about the 12 snake families, the features of different snakes, which are dangerous, and other snaky stuff. Book Care True/False Activity (Because of their TFK’s classroom newsletters.) Colorful illustrations and a cool layout will entice readers to try, fail, and learn. The only way they know is to find a treasure and sell it. . HORROR MYSTERY Find the book recommendations for 3rd grade, 4th grade, and 5th grade students here. Another great, eye-catching book from the beloved National Geographic! You’ll learn about these early inventions and more modern inventions such as the space rocket. Funbrain offers a range of online books for all ages. Your kids are going to LOVE the lift and look pages – they are translucent gels that lift up to reveal another image underneath. This is a fast, action-packed adventure that sets the tone for more books to come. Reading Adventure Packs Our Reading Adventure Packs encourage hands-on fun and learning centered around paired fiction and nonfiction books. The book is filled with ways to be awesome and spread awesomeness in the world. I highly recommend this for any football fan – it’s packed full of information about football back in the day (1930s) and now days. Get ready for a fast-paced adventure series about a mad scientist who creates a hybrid crocodile-dinosaur-bird killer creature to stop visitors from entering the Everglades. It’s my new favorite animal! What Makes a Monster is a must-read filled with unexpected information about fascinating, dangerous animals. No login required. (Neither could I.) This is an excellent, engaging activity book based on the fantastic STEM Rosie Revere, Engineer picture book. A visually appealing graphic layout makes it easy to access the invention information — in fact, it’s down-right enticing! Your email address will not be published. by Cicely Mary Barker. A fun coffee table book for the whole family! Once my daughter and I started this interesting nonfiction book, we were engrossed from front to back. Resources to Guide and Assess Nonfiction Reading/Thinking\Writing Aligned with Common Core Standards . We can’t recommend these books enough. “In the middle of a farmer’s field, ten feet beneath the ground, the bones of a white whale had whispered the truth of the valley’s distant past.” The writing is excellent! These books are great for students that hate to read but love animals! My 15-year old has already done at least a third of the coloring pages. We’re loving these updated Babysitter’s Club graphic novels by the uber-talented Raina Telegemeier who wrote the highly-acclaimed Smile and Sister. Most of the famous people described, whether William Shakespeare or Elizabeth Blackwell, get a colorful spread with a full-page image with pertinent facts plus a page or two of well-written information about the person’s life and contributions. Packed with full-color photos, first-hand accounts, and, of course, plenty of exciting facts, these titles bring nonfiction to life for even the most reluctant of readers. We suggest reading facts from it at dinnertime because what a great conversation starter! The books are well-written just like a narrative story. So, when robbers attack her parents carriage, and they are never seen again, Celie takes comfort that their room is exactly the same, hoping the castle knows they are still alive. We like that you can flip through and find ideas quickly, that it’s not a cover to cover read. The Lumberjanes is a fun adventure series. Hi! HUMOR / GRAPHIC NOVEL I was completely entranced with this story of young Dickens who worked long days at the blacking factory. This new edition contains 300 all-new wild and wacky facts and pictures. Throughout the story, these STEM wizards invent gadgets and gizmos and give you directions to do the same. With a topic so many students can relate to, this realistic fiction is highly engaging for fourth graders. I mean, the ostriches have TOE CLAWS OF DEATH. Read 142 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Flip through to find a subject of interest — gemstones, famous heists, Harry Potter, or pandas, and the two-page spread has photos and facts galore. Not to mention, they probably will be reading longer hours because the books are just too good to put down. I only that that applied to basket weaving. It’s also a lovely example of how to make science come to life through a narrative story. BOX SET HERE. (shelved 6 times as 4th-grade-read-alouds) avg rating 4.24 — 146,536 ratings — published 2012 It’s a good idea to start with book one since the stories are told in a specific order with details from previous stories. REALISTIC The life of the four Kidd siblings isn’t typical — they live on a boat and their parents are treasure hunters. But, it’s mostly the hilarious adventure of two pranksters who start out as rivals but eventually work together to pull off the biggest prank of all time — a prank that will ensure they get April Fool’s Day off from school. Perfect for: Kids who like science and nature. Swords by Ben Boos Fans of Aquaman and Meraearn will enjoy reading how fish breath underwater using gills to get oxygen. As a teacher, I used these kinds of mind-bending puzzles in my classroom frequently. This book gives our kids the background information that no one else in your family will know. Honestly, I never appreciated feathers before this book. BOXED SET. ADVENTURE An Honestly Fun Camp Fiction, 430 words. Mystery, adventure, and humor will keep your readers on the edge of their seats in this unique story with lovable, quirky characters. Aaron and Alexander book. Go here for fiction books for 9 year olds. FOOD: 300 bite-size facts about incredible edibles! What artifacts, vocabulary words, and names reflect the important parts of the book? With the adoption of Common Core standards in many states, elementary-school students are now expected to spend 50% of their reading time on literature and 50% on informational texts (i.e., nonfiction) to help them develop deeper knowledge of the world. Albee writes fantastic chapter titles and headings: (Notice a theme? In her pursuit of this dream, she encounters and befriends a special dragon who will change the course of her life along with the magical dragon slippers that can help her speak or control her most esteemed dragon friend. Big Nate Welcome to My World by Lincoln Peirce Three kids from seemingly different social circles band together to rescue kittens they find in a dumpster, forming their own detective investigation group. My daughters totally dig the super cute and happy images to color in this coloring book. “Caulk like an Egyptian,”  “Putting the “Protest” in Protestant,” and “Hazardous Hemlines.” The book is formatted so that you can pick and choose interesting sections such as Corsets, Dressed to Compress because the corset photo is so intriguing or the inset of information has such a tantalizing title such as, “Why Did Napoleon Always Have His Hand in His Coat?” (Hmmm?). It’s numbered advice. Click here. The photography in this nonfiction book is stunning and gives a great insider’s look at a naturalist’s life. Ben doesn’t think his summer could be any more boring. Fun! Jul 24, 2019 - Great non-fiction ( information) books to read aloud to elementary school students. Goosebumps by R. L. Stine Robby, the Kid President, and his brother-in-law, Brad Montague, started Kid President videos to put something positive into the world. Lincoln Peirce “gets” kids and their struggles. If you’re going to get a LEGO book, I highly recommend this one! Flies are so interesting — they make noise (butterflies don’t) and they have big families (500 maggots) and help solve crimes (age of maggots on a dead body . This book pits two ocean carnivores against each other. I don’t have this book but I want to get it – it looks totally cool! Identical twins living in a new town experience flashes of precognition when touching other people. We all are curious about robots and how soon we can get one in our homes, right? Ever. Biggest and Smallest! Young volunteer, Miles, calls his fellow Seal Sitters to help him move the people away from Leopard. The illustrations and design entice readers into the information – even if they’re not that interested in swords. Luckily there’s a happy ending — he leaves the factory and returns to school. Discovering the World’s Scariest Creatures by Jess Keating, illustrations by David DeGrand REALISTIC First you learn with cartoon illustrations about the 3D shapes of skyscrapers and examples of each, then sizes, a good building site and foundation, and through the actual building. Do your kids love the Weird But True! Surprisingly, the answers they find will be a total shock. Kids will see that it’s not enough to have a good idea and great product but you also must figure out how to sell your product — and Nike did this by sponsoring elite athletes like Michael Jordan to wear their shoes. Except…they didn’t plan to run into the Cloud People. Because that’s how Jack approaches life and zombie fights. ), and the fastest snowman to run a marathon — all of these wacky facts are fun to read! Wyatt’s crush, Suzanna, helps the friends make a plan, and as you can imagine, disaster and hilarity strike. FANTASY HUMOR / GRAPHIC NOVEL Eventually, the Katz store relented. Runt is a 12-year old with real problems. Ben’s already injured and Hero’s too emotional to track the scent so they’re going to need help if they’re going to find his dad. Not to mention their eyeballs are the biggest of any land animal. It’s a great series for 4th-grade readers! The Land of Stories by Chris Colfer In summary, if your child likes these graphic novels and word play, give this series a try. STEM is the future, this is a great book for your STEM kiddos. Categories: Age 6-9 years, All FKB Books, Children, Creative Commons, Dinosaurs, Grade 1 to Grade 3, Grade 4 to Grade 6, Intermediate English, Non-Fiction, Science, Storyweaver-Pratham Creatures of Old is a non-fiction story about dinosaurs with interesting facts for mid to upper elementary. They are the magical animal companions to wizards. Who knew! The Story of Tennis Champion Arthur Ashe by Crystal Hubbard, illustrated by Kevin Belford This is a bit dense but great for kids who are interested in the more technical aspects of movie making. In this Hero story, Ben’s dad is captured by escaped convicts. HUMOR Find Gaia Girls: Enter the Earth at your local library. ALL book recommendations and reviews for 9-year-olds (4th grade) here. GREAT for reluctant readers — and anyone who loves an action-packed sci-fi mystery! Snakeopedia (Discovery Channel) Treasure Hunters by James Petterson and Chris Grabenstein, illustrated by Juliana Neufeld Each women gets a full page bio with information about what makes her a role model and “rad.” Ladies like Willma Mankiller, Nellie Bly, Lucy Parsons, and Hazel Scott. He and his best friend, Quint, live in an upgraded, well-defended treehouse where they plan for rescuing his crush June (she doesn’t need rescuing being quite capable) and fighting zombies. This Sherlock inspired book is so well-written with a great plot. Another lavishly illustrated Ology book, this time about illusions and magic. What you think is their knee is their ankle bone. Of course, the Peter H. Reynolds illustrations are ah-mazing. Throughout this book, we’re given the sights and sounds that make Dickens’ writing so unique to this time period. Over the past couple of years, you may have noticed your child’s teachers placing greater emphasis on reading nonfiction. Buy a box set here. Each animal is explained with it’s habits and habitats. This list includes my 20 favorite books to use for novel studies, literature circles, or book clubs in your fifth grade classroom. National Geographic Little Kids First Big Book of Space by Catherine D. Hughes. Copyright ©2021 Imagination Soup. Like the page of a downhill skier, lift the top page and you can see her body’s muscles and organs. One will learn that lazy homeowners get tricked by the Hobs, you might see Hobs in the “in-between”moments of noon and midnight or by looking through a keyhole, and a Hob’s favorite watching place is the rooftop among gables and gargoyles. Library Rules Jeopardy (you can edit this and make your own) Book Care. Twintuition Double Vision by Tia and Tamera Mowry With supersize photographs and all the interactive nonfiction text features typical of a National Geographic Kids book, this collection of facts about the moon, planets and dwarf planets invites young space enthusiasts to pore over its pages. The Navajo Code Talkers by J. Patrick Lewis, illustrated by Gary Kelley It’s also a great motivator if kids are reading something they are interested in. Squirrels Leap, Squirrels Sleep . The Last Kids on Earth by Max Brallier, illustrated by Douglas Colgate Charlotte’s Bones: The Beluga Whale in a Farmer’s Field by Erin Rounds, illustrated by Alison Carver So if you are looking to make book reports more fun, you will love these clever ideas for kindergarten, first grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade, 4th grade, 5th grade, and 6th grade students. Start anywhere in the series, according to your child's reading level. It’s a piece of Dickens’ his life history that is often overlooked. Colorful and easy to read, I very much enjoyed this informational book and it’s kid-friendly layout. GRAPHIC NOVEL / HUMOR In this book, you’ll learn about Arthur Ashe, a famous tennis player who eventually died from AIDS-related complications after a blood transfusion. The 1904 World’s Fair featured a life-sized elephant made of almonds. Fascinating and important history meet gifted storytelling in this new picture book biography about Louis Braille. Wow – these are addicting reads! The company’s journey shows kids that businesses go through ups and downs. One-Page Readings . The Brainiest Insaniest Ultimate Puzzle Book! Plants vs. Zombies by Paul Tobin and Ron Chan ALSO READ: Nonfiction Reading Comprehension Strategies. . Book two, Mighty Jack and the Goblin King, concludes this fantastic series for 4th graders. My oldest daughter loves anything Disney and proclaimed that this is the best book ever written. Someday is Now: Clara Luper and the 1958 Oklahoma City Sit-Ins by Olugbemisola Rhuday-Perkovich, illustrated by Jade Johnson Erin Rounds’ writing feels like magic as she transports us back in time and back again, capturing the beautifully tragic life of one beluga whale who swam over what is now Vermont, U.S.A. “Her milky, smooth, muscled body sliced slowly through the water like scissors through silk.” But, Charlotte gets stuck in a tide pool. What a cool book — I love it! I love sharing good books & fun learning resources. It’s a lot of beautiful photos with details from behind the scenes of the movies. So when was the Internet invented (and who invented it)? Why? The Food edition is a little different because it’s well, only about food. Her body dies and thousands of years pass. Illusionology The Secret Science of Magic by Albert D. Schafer They started to serve people of all races. Learn more about the many inspiring people in history and modern life. You’ll discover examples of birds in the wild with each feather fact. Monsters — real animal monsters — is a topic that kids love reading about. 24) The Unicorn Quest by Kamilla Benko Illustrated throughout, this chapter book is for more mature fourth-grade readers, as it does not pull any punches when taking on subjects like factory farming. There is so much to love about this nonfiction picture book book! My kids LOVE this book!! It’s inspiration. And in this first story, they’ll have to save the world when the wizard’s powers are taken away. Details of costumes, weapons, and accessories. Dragon Slippers by Jessica Day George Miles and his grandpa decide to build a floating dock for Leopard so he will be safe when his mother hunts. Clara and her students went to the Katz drugstore and asked to be served — even though the store didn’t serve black people. The questions are a mix of 'open-ended" and "close-ended" questions. While Jack’s single mom works, Jack takes care of his little sister, Maddy. Timmy is a clueless detective with a polar bear sidekick. And the witty, sarcastic voice of Percy? Swords is a fantastic visual and factual history of swords. Design a Skyscraper You Do the Math by Hilary Koll and Steve Mills You’ll love the photographs of the real Winnie – so cool! There he meets a very unique girl named Shelby Holmes who reluctantly allows him to tag along with her as she solves her latest crime — the mystery of a missing show-dog stolen from a classmate’s secure house. Greek gods still exist and so do their kids, demigods, who have incredible abilities. Everyday Angel  by Victoria Schwab The 120 Who Was biographies feature important leaders, inventors, activists, and trailblazers like Claude Monet, Annie Oakley, Harriet Tubman, Leonardo Da Vinci, Johnny Appleseed, Louis Armstrong, and Queen Elizabeth. . Helpful informational insets give readers background on topics covered in the biography such as how surfboards are made. I just love browsing through the ideas. Now the kids are on their own and need money to survive. I loved this adventure because it’s exciting as well as it includes a lot of factual information about marine life. We will help develop not only your kid's reading skills, but their love of learning as well. Delightful. So many of these are in series, but I’m not limiting it to that. It’s a behind-the-scenes guide to magic feats, illusions and slight of hand. (And then prepare for the next segregated store demonstration.). Each tour includes background about the horrifying horrors, the dangers, a map on a grid, and directions. Time for Kids All Access Your Behind the Scenes Pass to the Coolest Things in Sports Finally, a fantastic book (series) for 4th-grade soccer players! Great Nonfiction Books for 5th Graders. MYSTERY Time for Kids Robots Yes, there are zombies and kids with plants trying to kill the zombies (just like the video game) but you’ll be surprised (as I was) to read comic panels with smart, punny humor. Guide to Photography National Geographic Kids by Nancy Honovich and Annie Griffiths Twintuition is an enjoyable read. by Amy Goldstein, Robert Leighton, Mike Shenk The Kicks Saving the Team by Alex Morgan We follow George Cornelius Factor (a fraction collector) as he goes to bid for a new fraction — 5/9. Rad American Women A – Z by Kate Schatz, illustrated by Miriam Klein Stahl Great for 4th graders! My kids couldn’t put these down. Plus, in this first book, you’ll learn valuable cow trivia. Looking for a good book series for your 4th grader? LEGO Awesome Ideas What Will You Build? I never imagined fractions starring in a mystery adventure story but here it is! Unfortunately for these kids, monsters are out to kill them. It’s always so mind-boggling for those of us who. Use this book as a mentor text to teach showing not telling, imagery, and sentence fluency. NONFICTION These are great for reluctant readers. Students will love following the juicy drama between Evan and Jessie as they try to prove just who is the better at running a lemonade stand. The Curious Cat Spy Club by Linda Joy Singleton Wacky and Wild! In the parentheses beside the author name, I have included Accelerated Reader information (that’s what our school uses). LEGO Harry Potter: Characters of the Magical World by DK Publishing In the first book, Aria helps Gabby. Every Tuesday, the castle where Princess Celie and her family live, adds on a new room, or turret, or wing. Library Rules Presentations. National Geographic Kids Weird But True! Keating writes in a way that gives kids lots of information in a readable, engaging way. Box set here. Learn the equipment, the best composition, and so many tips for cool photographs on your digital cameras or smart phones. Who Would Win? For real. They include dialogue, description, character development, and a sequential plot. Kids will love learning about cool but lesser-known people like Duke, a famous Hawaiian who is known for his dominance of the sport of surfing as well as being an Olympic swimmer. This is a great time to start. I1.” The back of the book contains more details to spot. Plus it’s packed full of fascinating facts about the science of DNA and how researchers figured it out and use it in practical applications like solving crimes. So he’s excited when his school finally agrees that the villagers might need warriors to fight back against the nightly attacks. Not only did this quiet, kind man work hard in tennis but you’ll learn that he also worked hard for equal rights and research funding for HIV/AIDS. Octopuses have blue blood and nine brains. SCIENCE – STEM Robots is such a cool book. Young and brave Creel wants nothing more than to own her own seamstress shop. Choose 15-20 alphabet books to help give your students examples of how they work around themes. SCI-FI/ PARANORMAL But danger is around every wave and they’re not sure who to trust. But, they are also the only ones who can save the world from a war between the Greek gods the Titans. Pretty fascinating stuff to my Harry Potter addicted kids. Canadian vet and WWI soldier, Harry Colebourn, rescued a bear who he named Winnipeg and took her with him to training in England. Animal Planet Animals A Visual Encyclopedia by Animal Planet A. Milne, met Winnie. FANTASY / GRAPHIC NOVEL Know any kids (or adults) who like all things gross? The writing is engaging, funny, and accurate. Great for kids who love animals and magical adventures. #58 Be like cheese (or bacon) and make everything you touch better. Library Rules. I’m Melissa Taylor, mom, writer, & former elementary teacher & literacy trainer. The layout is appealing and the information organized and written with kids in mind meaning it’s not too wordy while being factual and interesting with each breed gets 1 or 2 pages devoted to it and accompanying colorful photos. The stories are non-stop adventures in magical, imaginative worlds. Keep going,” He knows. Your kids will zip through these adventures, learning history in the process. NONFICTION The Book of Why: Amazing Sports and Science Boxed Set Here. This book has classic fairy tale elements with a fun twist. Fourth-grade students are at a lovely sweet spot for reading. Your email address will not be published. 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