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Grade 4 Junior Great Books

Reading List

Written by renowned and award-winning authors, the literature in Junior Great Books® Series 3-5 captures students' imagination and engages the best of their thinking.

Series 4, Book One

Thank You, M'am Langston Hughes

The Gold Coin Alma Flor Ada

Tuesday of the Other June Norma Fox Mazer

Prot and Krot Polish folktale as told by Agnes Szudek

Chin Yu Min and the Ginger Cat Jennifer Armstrong

The Nightingale Hans Christian Andersen

Fresh Philippa Pearce

Thunder, Elephant, and Dorobo African folktale as told by Humphrey Harman

All Summer in a Day Ray Bradbury

Beauty and the Beast Madame de Villeneuve

Series 4, Book Two 

Shrewd Todie and Lyzer the Miser Ukrainian folktale as told by Isaac Bashevis Singer

The Goldfish Eleanor Farjeon

The Great Blackberry Pick Philippa Pearce

The Story of Wang Li Elizabeth Coatsworth

The Hemulen Who Loved Silence Tove Jansson

The Enchanted Sticks Steven J. Myers

The Elephant's Child Rudyard Kipling

Mr. Singer's Nicknames James Krüss

The Little Humpbacked Horse Russian folktale as told by Post Wheeler

Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves from The Arabian Nights