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diverse 4th grade reading list

Here's a diverse reading list for a 4th grader, featuring a range of cultures and experiences:

  1. "Front Desk" by Kelly Yang - A story about a Chinese immigrant girl who manages the front desk of a motel while her parents clean the rooms.

  2. "The Parker Inheritance" by Varian Johnson - A mystery novel that touches on historical and contemporary issues of race and justice.

  3. "The Wild Robot" by Peter Brown - A heartwarming tale of a robot named Roz and her survival and adventures on a remote island.

  4. "Amal Unbound" by Aisha Saeed - A Pakistani girl's life changes when she becomes an indentured servant to pay off her family's debt.

  5. "Crossover" by Kwame Alexander - A novel in verse about family, basketball, and growing up.

  6. "Wishtree" by Katherine Applegate - A story told from the perspective of an old oak tree that watches over the neighborhood.

  7. "The First Rule of Punk" by Celia C. Perez - A Mexican-American girl starts a punk band as she navigates a new school.

  8. "The Gauntlet" by Karuna Riazi - A steampunk Jumanji with a Middle Eastern flair, where a group of kids must navigate a mechanical board game.

  9. "Ghost" by Jason Reynolds - A young boy joins a track team and learns how to deal with his past and move forward.

  10. "The Girl Who Drank the Moon" by Kelly Barnhill - A fantasy about a girl raised by a witch, a swamp monster, and a Perfectly Tiny Dragon.

These books are selected to challenge and engage 4th-grade readers while exposing them to different perspectives and cultures. Would you like to explore more options or need assistance with anything else?

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