Standard 28 Book List 4-6 Grades 2020-2021

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The One and Only Ivan Cover Image
$7.64
ISBN: 9780061992278
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Published: HarperCollins - January 6th, 2015

The #1 New York Times bestselling and Newbery Award-winning novel The One and Only Ivan is coming to Disney+ this summer!


Aru Shah and the End of Time (A Pandava Novel Book 1) (Pandava Series #1) Cover Image
$6.79
ISBN: 9781368023566
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Published: Rick Riordan Presents - March 19th, 2019

Best-selling author Rick Riordan introduces this Hindu-based adventure by Roshani Chokshi about a girl who discovers she's a Pandava warrior.


The Losers Club Cover Image
$6.79
ISBN: 9780399557583
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Published: Yearling - July 10th, 2018

The beloved New York Times bestselling author of the modern classic Frindle celebrates books and the joy of reading with a new school story to love!
 
Sixth grader Alec can’t put a good book down.
 


New Kid Cover Image
By Jerry Craft, Jerry Craft (Illustrator)
$11.04
ISBN: 9780062691194
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Published: Quill Tree Books - February 5th, 2019

Winner of the Newbery Medal, Coretta Scott King Author Award, and Kirkus Prize for Young Readers’ Literature! 


Because of Winn-Dixie Cover Image
$6.79
ISBN: 9780763680862
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Published: Candlewick - December 8th, 2015

A classic tale by Newbery Medalist Kate DiCamillo, America's beloved storyteller.


Love, Ruby Lavender Cover Image
$6.79
ISBN: 9780152054786
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Published: HMH Books for Young Readers - March 1st, 2005

Ruby Lavender and Miss Eula are a pretty good team, for a couple of chicken thieves. What other granddaughter-grandmother duo could successfully drive the getaway car for chickens rescued from a journey to the slaughterhouse, paint a whole house shocking pink, and operate their own personal secret-letter post office?


Phineas L. MacGuire . . . Erupts!: The First Experiment (From the Highly Scientific Notebooks of Phineas L. MacGuire) Cover Image
$6.79
ISBN: 9781416947349
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Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - May 8th, 2007

Here's what you need to know about Phineas L. MacGuire, boy-scientist extraordinaire, aka Mac:

1. He's allergic to purple, telephone calls, and girls, and can prove it.

2. He's probably the world's expert on mold, including which has the highest stink potential.

3. He does not have a best friend.


By the Great Horn Spoon! Cover Image
By Sid Fleischman, Brett Helquist (Illustrator)
$7.64
ISBN: 9780316286121
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - April 30th, 1988

For fans of the I Survived series, this classic rollicking adventure about the California Gold Rush and one determined twelve-year-old has sold nearly a million copies!


Boxes for Katje Cover Image
$16.14
ISBN: 9780374309220
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) - September 12th, 2003

Simple seeds of friendship grow into something extraordinary


Escape from Mr. Lemoncello's Library Cover Image
$6.79
ISBN: 9780307931474
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Published: Yearling - June 24th, 2014

Over 100 Weeks on the New York Times Bestseller List!
On 44 State Award Lists!
 
Discover what James Patterson calls “the coolest library in all the world” in this fun-filled, action-packed bestseller from the much-loved coauthor of I Funny and Max Einstein!
 


Time for Andrew: A Ghost Story Cover Image
$6.79
ISBN: 9780618873166
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Published: Clarion Books - June 18th, 2007

Aunt Blythe's house gives Drew the creeps – it’s full of dark rooms, creaky noises, and the sound of a woman sobbing somewhere in the shadows. Then, in the middle of the night, Drew awakens to find a boy standing in his room...a boy who is Drew's exact double, except he looks as if he's come from the grave.


Sheep Cover Image
$6.79
ISBN: 9780312561161
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Published: Square Fish - April 27th, 2009

The sheep closed in around him like a big, woolly blanket. The puppy had never been so scared or so excited in his life. Soon he was racing, feinting, dodging—learning what it means to be one of the proud breed of Border collies, the finest sheepherders in the world. Then, almost overnight, his life is turned upside down.


Unusual Chickens for the Exceptional Poultry Farmer Cover Image
By Kelly Jones, Katie Kath (Illustrator)
$6.79
ISBN: 9780385755559
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Published: Yearling - March 8th, 2016

Fans of Katherine Applegate and Erin Entrada Kelly will love this quirky story of a determined girl, and some extraordinary chickens.
 


Masterminds Cover Image
$6.79
ISBN: 9780062299994
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Published: Balzer + Bray - February 2nd, 2016

The first book in the action-packed trilogy from New York Times bestselling author Gordon Korman is perfect for fans of Stranger Things and James Patterson. 


Ella Enchanted Cover Image
$6.79
ISBN: 9780064407052
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Published: HarperCollins - May 2nd, 2017

Ella is back! This beloved Newbery Honor-winning story celebrates its twentieth anniversary with additional bonus material, and is sure to enchant readers both old and new. This middle grade novel is an excellent choice for tween readers in grades 5 to 6, especially during homeschooling.


Number the Stars Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780547577098
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Published: HMH Books for Young Readers - May 2nd, 2011

As the German troops begin their campaign to "relocate" all the Jews of Denmark, Annemarie Johansen’s family takes in Annemarie’s best friend, Ellen Rosen, and conceals her as part of the family.

Through the eyes of ten-year-old Annemarie, we watch as the Danish Resistance smuggles almost the entire Jewish population of Denmark, nearly seven thousand people, acr


Be a Perfect Person in Just Three Days! Cover Image
$6.89
ISBN: 9780983562849
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Published: Cadwallader and Stern - January 12th, 2018

Is it possible? Can an ordinary human being really become a perfect person in three short days?


What If You Had Animal Eyes? (What If You Had... ?) Cover Image
By Sandra Markle, Howard McWilliam (Illustrator)
$4.24
ISBN: 9781338101089
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Published: Scholastic Inc. - August 29th, 2017

If you could have any animal's eyes, whose would you choose?


Wonder Movie Tie-In Edition Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781524720193
Availability: Hard to Find
Published: Knopf Books for Young Readers - September 26th, 2017

A special movie tie-in edition of R.J. Palacio's #1 New York Times bestseller.
 
Over 8 million people have fallen in love with Wonder and Auggie Pullman, the ordinary boy with the extraordinary face, who inspired a movement to Choose Kind and an upcoming graphic novel White Bird  - on sale 10/1/2019!


Hatchet Cover Image
$7.64
ISBN: 9781416936473
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - December 26th, 2006

This award-winning contemporary classic is the survival story with which all others are compared—and a page-turning, heart-stopping adventure, recipient of the Newbery Honor.


Clementine Cover Image
By Sara Pennypacker, Marla Frazee (Illustrator)
$5.09
ISBN: 9780786838837
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - February 15th, 2008

This New York Times bestselling chapter book series has been keeping readers engaged and laughing for more than a decade with over one million copies sold!

Clementine is NOT having a good week.


Esperanza Rising (Scholastic Gold) Cover Image
$6.79
ISBN: 9780439120425
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Published: Scholastic Press - May 1st, 2002

Esperanza Rising joins the Scholastic Gold line, which features award-winning and beloved novels. Includes exclusive bonus content!


The Knights of the Kitchen Table #1 (Time Warp Trio #1) Cover Image
By Jon Scieszka, Lane Smith (Illustrator)
$5.09
ISBN: 9780142400432
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Published: Puffin Books - September 30th, 1998

Everyone’s favorite time-travelers are changing their styles!  The Time Warp Trio series now features a brand-new, eye-catching design, sure to appeal to longtime fans, and those new to Jon Scieszka’s wacky brand of humor.


I Survived the American Revolution, 1776 (I Survived #15) Cover Image
$4.24
ISBN: 9780545919739
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Published: Scholastic Paperbacks - August 29th, 2017

British soldiers were everywhere. There was no escape.

Nathaniel Fox never imagined he'd find himself in the middle of a blood-soaked battlefield, fighting for his life. He was only eleven years old! He'd barely paid attention to the troubles between America and England. How could he, while being worked to the bone by his cruel uncle, Uriah Storch?


Brothers at Bat: The True Story of an Amazing All-Brother Baseball Team Cover Image
By Audrey Vernick, Steven Salerno (Illustrator)
$16.14
ISBN: 9780547385570
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Published: Clarion Books - April 3rd, 2012

The Acerra family had sixteen children, including twelve ball-playing boys. It was the
1930s, and many families had lots of kids. But only one had enough to field a baseball
team . . . with three on the bench! The Acerras were the longest-playing all-brother
team in baseball history.


On the Banks of Plum Creek (Little House #4) Cover Image
$7.64
ISBN: 9780064400046
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Published: HarperCollins - April 8th, 2008

Based on the real-life adventures of Laura Ingalls Wilder, On the Banks of Plum Creek is the Newbery Honor-winning fourth book in the Little House series, which has captivated generations of readers.


The Castle in the Attic Cover Image
$5.94
ISBN: 9780440409410
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Published: Yearling - November 1st, 1994

A kid favorite for over thirty years, this award-winning modern-classic is sure to delight readers for years to come!

"Winthrop has a real gift for fantasy..." --Madeleine L'Engle, award-winning author of A Wrinkle in Time


Front Desk (Scholastic Gold) Cover Image
$6.79
ISBN: 9781338157826
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Published: Arthur A. Levine Books - June 25th, 2019

Winner of the Asian / Pacific American Award for Children's Literature!

* "Many readers will recognize themselves or their neighbors in these pages." -- Kirkus Reviews, starred review

Mia Tang has a lot of secrets.