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Grade 4

Fall 2019

Animal Tricksters

From the Series Core Content Science — Animal Top Ten

You may know that some animals play like they're dead to avoid predators. Did you know that one animal mimics the sound of the baby of its prey? Some animals are really tricky! Read More →

  • Lexile: 630
  • Dewey: 591.5
Fall 2019

Anne Frank: Out of the Shadows

From the Series Gateway Biographies

While her family hid during the Holocaust, Anne Frank recorded her personal reflections as well as the harrowing circumstances she faced in her diary. Read about her life before and after the… Read More →

  • Dewey: 940.53/18092 [B]

Anne Hutchinson

From the Series History Maker Biographies

In colonial Massachusetts, only men could be preachers. Anne Hutchinson angered church leaders by preaching about God during meetings in her home. The church leaders put Anne on trial for her… Read More →

  • Lexile: 720
  • ATOS: 4.8
  • Dewey: 973.2'2092

Anne of Avonlea

From the Series First Avenue Classics ™

It has been five years since Anne Shirley first came to the Cuthbert farm on Prince Edward Island, and she is just as full of dreams and schemes at sixteen as she was at eleven. Anne has… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1020
  • ATOS: 8.6
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Anne of Green Gables

From the Series First Avenue Classics ™

When brother and sister Matthew and Marilla Cuthbert decide to adopt an orphan child to help them on the Green Gables farm, Anne Shirley is not the kind of child they have in mind. Matthew… Read More →

  • Lexile: 970
  • ATOS: 7.3
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Annie Quinn in America

From the Series Adventures in Time

Annie Quinn knows that a new life in America is her only chance. In 1847, the only sure way to survive the potato famine is to leave Ireland. With her younger brother Thomas, twelve-year-old… Read More →

  • Lexile: 760
  • ATOS: 5.1
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Annie Shapiro and the Clothing Workers' Strike

From the Series History Speaks: Picture Books Plus Reader's Theater

Life wasn’t easy for Annie Shapiro and the other clothing workers in Chicago in 1910. Bosses could be mean and the hours were long. When the workers’ pay was cut, Annie had to take a stand… Read More →

  • Lexile: 660
  • ATOS: 4.5
  • Dewey: 331.892'887097731109041

Ant Attack

From the Series S.W.I.T.C.H.

Danny and Josh were having a great day until Tarquin, the most annoying boy in the neighborhood, came over to play. He dresses like he's 55, doesn't do anything fun, and pulls the legs off of… Read More →

  • Lexile: 570
  • ATOS: 3.8
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Anthony Davis

From the Series Amazing Athletes

The New Orleans Pelicans selected center Anthony Davis as the first overall pick in the 2012 NBA draft. Since then, Anthony has proven to be one of the best big men in the game. Midway… Read More →

  • Lexile: 780
  • ATOS: 4.7
  • Dewey: 790
Fall 2018

Antonio Brown

From the Series Sports All-Stars (Lerner ™ Sports)

Antonio Brown is known as one of the best wide receivers in the National Football League (NFL). In 2014, he led all NFL players with 1,698 receiving yards, and in eight seasons with the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 800
  • ATOS: 4.5
  • Dewey: 796.332092 [B]
Fall 2018

An Unlikely Ballerina

Young Lily Marks loves to stand on her tiptoes. When her parents notice weakness in her legs, her doctor suggests dancing lessons to strengthen them. Lily falls in love with ballet—but can… Read More →

  • Lexile: 710
  • Dewey: [E]

Anxiety: Deal with it before it ties you up in knots

From the Series Lorimer Deal with It

The most common mental health problem facing Canadian children today is anxiety. It's easy to dismiss the emotional, psychological, and physical effects of anxiety in children as being "all… Read More →

  • Dewey: 300

A Perfect View: Book 3

From the Series Cici: A Fairy's Tale

Cici is ready for all her favorite camping activities! She has everything planned for the trip with her dad, her sister, and her friend Kendra. But with Cici's new fairy powers, nature has… Read More →

  • Lexile: 510
  • ATOS: 2.3
  • Dewey: 741.5/973

A Pharaoh's Guide

From the Series How-To Guides for Fiendish Rulers

I am the mighty pharaoh of Egypt. I control the River Nile, plan great cities, and make sure I am the richest person in all of Egypt—with the most exotic food and expensive clothes. After… Read More →

  • Lexile: 800
  • ATOS: 5.2
  • Dewey: 932/.01

A Picture Book of Benjamin Franklin

From the Series Live Oak Media eReadalong

"This read-along shows how Ben Franklin, one of 17 children in a poor family in Colonial Massachusetts, became one of our greatest statesmen and inventors. This straightforward biography is… Read More →

A Picture Book of Frederick Douglass

From the Series Live Oak Media eReadalong

"Adler, a prolific children's book author, has done a good job describing the trajectory of Douglass's life as he moved from being a slave himself to being a freer of slaves and a tireless… Read More →

A Picture Book of George Washington Carver

From the Series Live Oak Media eReadalong

With an emphasis on his early life and the hardships he overcame, this informative biography offers a clear, authentic introduction to one of the country's most important scientists. Read More →

A Picture Book of Harriet Tubman

From the Series Live Oak Media eReadalong

"Gail Nelson is an unobtrusive narrator who lets Harriet Tubman's deeds and personality speak for themselves. And speak they do!" - AudioFile Read More →

A Place for Elijah

As Sarah's family prepares for Passover, Sarah makes sure to save a chair at the table for the prophet Elijah who is said to visit every seder. But when the electricity goes out in the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 670
  • Dewey: 200

A Pocketful of Goobers: A Story about George Washington Carver

From the Series Creative Minds Biographies

There wasn't anything that George Washington Carver couldn't grow. He took the common goober--today's peanut--and created hundreds of useful products from it, turning goobers into a very… Read More →

  • Lexile: 740
  • ATOS: 5.0
  • Dewey: 630'.92'4

Appaloosas Are My Favorite!

From the Series My Favorite Horses

Do you like horses? Then you'll love learning all about the Appaloosa. Many Appaloosas have colorful, spotted coats—and these horses are useful as well as beautiful. Did you know that… Read More →

  • Lexile: 580
  • ATOS: 3.3
  • Dewey: 636.1'3

Apples

From the Series Live Oak Media eReadalong

"Curious about apples?... Bonnie Kelley Young reads the text slowly so that listeners can absorb all the facts and instructions and peruse the bright illustrations... A good choice for… Read More →

  • ATOS: 4.0

Apples and Pomegranates: A Rosh Hashanah Seder

On Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, it is traditional to dip apples and honey in hopes of a sweet New Year. Jews around the world share other foods as well - such as pomegranates… Read More →

  • Dewey: 296.4'5315

Arabians Are My Favorite!

From the Series My Favorite Horses

Do you like horses? Then you'll love learning all about the Arabian. Arabians are proud and graceful animals, and they have plenty of spirit. Did you know that Arabians served as war horses… Read More →

  • Lexile: 630
  • ATOS: 3.5
  • Dewey: 636.1'12