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Beth asked in Arts & HumanitiesBooks & Authors · 1 decade ago

Books for young girls?

My daughter is in the fourth grade. she has to do a book report at the end of each month. Can anyone recommend books for young fourth grade girls?

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  • 1 decade ago
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    This is PART of ONE list from my website

    Edith Nesbit:

    The Railway Children - These siblings have all sorts of adventures.

    The Story of the Treasure Seekers

    Kate DiCamillo:

    Because of Winn-Dixie - A young girl discovers that a stray dog she takes in enables her to meet lots of interesting people in the small town she and her father now call home.

    The Tale of Desperaux - What is a mouse in love to do?

    The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane

    N. D. Wilson:

    Leepike Ridge - His father is dead and his mother is now dating a teacher he doesn't like. He didn't mean to run away from home, but things just happened. He has quite an adventure and discovers along the way some answers to questions he had not even asked.

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

    Marguerite D'Angeli: The Door in the Wall

    Mark Twain:

    The Prince and the Pauper

    The Adventures of Tom Sawyer - This classic story is based upon the author's life and the lives of close friends in Hannibal, Missouri. Everyone should know about the cave and the infamous picket fence.

    The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn - Some people have attempted to ban this book because it uses a certain word we no longer consider acceptable. Rather than ignoring or re-writing history, perhaps it would be better to explain how attitudes have changed.

    Albert Payson Terhune: Lad: A Dog

    Anna Sewell:

    Black Beauty - This story is told from the perspective of the horse! Caution: It will make you cry, but I highly recommend this book!

    Enid Bagnold:

    National Velvet - Velvet acquires a spirited horse and sets out to train it for the National Steeple Chase Race. However, her horse needs a jockey and females are not permitted to ride in the National.

    Marguerite Henry:

    Misty of Chincoteague - This is based upon a true story.

    Stormy, Misty's Foal

    Justin Morgan Had a Horse

    Wilson Rawls: Where the Red Fern Grows

    Jack London:

    The Call of the Wild

    White Fang

    Rudyard Kipling:

    Just So Stories

    The Jungle Book - What boy wouldn't like to ride an elephant?

    Fred Gipson: Old Yeller

    Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings:

    The Yearling - A young boy raises an orphaned fawn, but as the animal matures it becomes more and more of a problem for his family.

    George Selden:

    The Cricket in Times Square

    Chester Cricket's New Home

    P. L. Travers (a.k.a. Pamela Lyndon Travers):

    Mary Poppins

    Mary Poppins Comes Back

    Mary Poppins Opens the Door

    Mary Poppins in the Park

    James M. Barrie: Peter Pan

    Dave Barry and Ridley Pearson:

    Peter and the Starcatchers

    Peter and the Shadow Thieves

    Peter and the Secret of Rundoon

    L. Frank Baum: The Wonderful Wizard of OZ

    Norton Juster:

    The Phantom Tollbooth - This is an "Alice in Wonderland style book

    Lewis Carroll:

    Alice in Wonderland

    Through the Looking Glass

    Hugh Lofting:

    The Story of Dr. Doolittle

    The Voyages of Dr. Doolittle

    Pene du Bois: Twenty-One Balloons

    Roald Dahl:

    Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

    James and the Giant Peach

    The BFG (Big Friendly Giant)

    The Twits

    Esio Trot

    George's Marvelous Medicine

    The Giraffe and the Pelly and Me

    Fantastic Mr. Fox

    Cornelia Funke:

    Ingraine the Brave


    Inkheart and Inkspell

    The Thief Lord

    Brandon Mull:


    Rise of the Evening Star

    Grip of the Shadow Plague

    Katherine Paterson: Bridge to Terabithia

    Carol Kendall:

    The Gammage Cup (This was one of my favorites when I was young.)

    The Whisper of Glocken

    Eoin Colfer:

    Artemis Fowl

    The Arctic Incident

    The Opal Deception

    The Lost Colony

    Andre Norton:

    The Witch World

    The Web of the Witch World

    Three against the Witch World

    Year of the Unicorn

    Warlock of the Witch World

    Dragon Scale Silver

    Dream Smith

    The Toads of Grimmerale

    Spider Silk

    Sword of Unbelief

    Sarsthor's Bane

    Ursula K. LeGuin:

    A Wizard of Earthsea

    The Tombs of Atuan

    The Farthest Shore


    Tales from Earthsea

    The Other Wind


    Madeleine L'Engle:

    A Wrinkle in Time

    A Wind in the Door

    A Swiftly Tilting Planet

    Many Waters

    An Acceptable Time

    Howard Pyle:

    Story of King Arthur and His Knights - There are several collections of stories about King Arthur.

    The Merry Adventures of Robin Hood

    Roger Lancelyn Green:

    The Adventures of Robin Hood

    King Arthur and His Knights of the Round Table

    John Bunyan:

    Dangerous Journey ( A beautifully illustrated edition of A Pil

  • 1 decade ago

    Well just for fourth graders i suggest "13 ways to sink a sub!" i read it i 4th grade and loved it or you could have her read the book called Bunnicula or Howliday Inn. they are books in a series but bunnicula is the first one.

  • 1 decade ago

    theres a series called AMERICAN GIRL...all the books are 5 maybe 4 chapters long there about girls that have leaved in america at different time periods there perty good i loved them!

    boxcar children is also a good series

    anything by Eleanor Estes

    nancy drew and clue crew

    if you go to the library they usley will help you find what ever you need!

  • 4 years ago

    Sabriel by potential of Garth Nix is spectacular e book. that's a fantasy even nonetheless that's a pair of appealing youthful female. i think of you will take exhilaration in it. I make certain to envision this e book and the e book that shop on with it instead of Harry Potter. it is somewhat greater grown up in my view.

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