Reading and Literature

    reading     Books are my WORLD!!!!  I love children's literature.  It is what I write and my favorite thing to read.  Here are some of my favorite 4th grade books.
    "The more that you read, the more things you will know, the more that you learn, the more places you’ll go."
    ~Dr. Seuss 


    Mrs. Mitchell's Recommended Reads!!!  

    Shiloh by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor

    Maniac Magee by Jerry Spinelli

    Frindle by Andrew Clements

    Each Little Bird that Sings by Deborah Wiles

    The 39 Clues series by various authors

    Firegirl by Tony Abbott

    Esperanza Rising by Pam Munoz Ryan

    Out of My Mind by Sharon Draper

    When You Reach Me by Rebecca Stead

    Ida B by Katherine Hannigan

    Loser by Jerry Spinelli

    A Single Shard by Linda Sue Park

    Wonder by RJ Palacios

    Everything on a Waffle by Polly Horvath

    Mockingbird by Kathryn Erskine

    The View From Saturday by E.L. Konisburg

    Moon Over Manifest by Claire Vanderpool
    One and Only Ivan by Katherine Hannigan
    The Horizon Series by various authors
    Walk Two Moons by Sharon Creech
    Jackie & Me by Dan Gutman
    Number the Stars by Lois Lowry
    Freak the Mighty by Rodman Philbrick

    These are just a few of my favorites and I’ll make sure to add more as I discover them.  Parents, pick up a kids’ book and read.  You’ll be surprised how much you’ll enjoy it :)  

    bluebonnet       I've challenged my class to read all 20 Texas Bluebonnet nominee books.  They have to read 5 to be able to vote, 15 to be invited to the library celebration, and if they read all 20 they get a special suprise from me.  Click HERE for a current list of nominees. 
    Follow my progress & try to beat me!