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The Fake Friend!

Marissa Moss · Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books
Pages: 96
Format: Hardcover

Daphne explores the ups and downs of false friendship in her latest fully illustrated diary of a fourth-grader.

Daphne and Kaylee are fourth-graders and best friends, but Daphne also wants to become friends with Imogen, the cool girl in their class. The trouble is, to be friends...
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Lost and Found (Amy Hodgepodge, No. 3)

Kim Wayans · Grosset & Dunlap
Pages: 112
Format: Paperback

Amy is looking forward to her first time away from home on the fall wilderness overnight school trip. But camping turns out to be harder than Amy thought. Will Amy find a way to shine?
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Nina, The Pinta, And The Vanishing Treasure

Jill Santopolo · Orchard Books
Format: Hardcover

4th grader Alec Flint is practicing to be a super sleuth. He's even got a pair of super sleuth pants with lots of pockets to hide his detective tools and a sidekick, Gina, who's a bit bossy, but a really great sleuth and friend. When his dad, a local police officer, tells Alec the Christopher...
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Encyclopedia Brown, Boy Detective

Donald J. Sobol · Puffin Books
Pages: 88
Format: Paperback

Leroy Brown, aka Encyclopedia Brown, is Idaville neighborhood's ten-year-old star detective. With an uncanny knack for trivia, he solves mysteries for the neighborhood kids through his own detective agency. But his dad also happens to be the chief of the Idaville police department,...
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Fourth Grade Rats

Jerry Spinelli · Arthur A. Levine Books; Reprint edition
Pages: 160
Format: Paperback

Last year Suds was a Third Grade Angel, but now... its time to be a Fourth Grade Rat!Fourth graders are tough. They arent afraid of spiders. They say no to their moms. They push first graders off the swings. And they never, ever cry.Suds knows that now hes in fourth grade, hes supposed...
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Rotten School #4: Lose, Team, Lose!

R.L. Stine · HarperCollins; Reprint edition
Pages: 128
Format: Paperback

Jennifer Ecch is so tough...She's at Rotten School on an Arm Wrestling scholarship!Bernie Bridges calls her Nightmare Girl. But she'll do anything to get him to be her boyfriend.That's why she joined the all-boys football team. With Jennifer playing, they can't lose. But wait....
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Frankie Pickle and the Closet of Doom

Eric Wight · Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
Pages: 96
Format: Hardcover

Chapter book meets graphic novel in this first book in the series everyone will be talking about. Like most kids, Frankie Pickle hates cleaning his room. But what happens when his mom says he never has to clean it again? For Frankie and his unstoppable imagination, it means he and his sidekick,...
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The Ghost in Room 11

Betty Ren Wright · Holiday House
Pages: 112
Format: Print book

When his family moves to a small town near Milwaukee, Matt's efforts to fit into his new fourth-grade class are complicated by his poor spelling and his encounter with the ghost of one of the school's former teachers.
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Bobby vs. Girls

Lisa Yee · Arthur A. Levine Books
Pages: 170
Format: Hardcover

With the hilarious adventures of Bobby Ellis-Chan, Lisa Yee and Caldecott Medalist Dan Santat bring their gifts for finding the funny (and the truth) in everyday situations to chapter-book readers.



Meet Robert Carver Ellis-Chan -- a perfectly normal fourth-grader who gets...
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Tales of a Fourth-Grade Nothing

Judy Blume · Dutton Juvenile; 1st edition
Format: Hardcover

Peter finds his demanding two-year-old brother an ever increasing problem.
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My Last Best Friend (Friends for Keeps)

Julie Bowe · Harcourt
Pages: 146
Format: Print book

As Ida May begins fourth grade, she is determined never to make another best friend--because her last best friend moved away. This is a doable plan at first. Thanks to bratty, bossy Jenna Drews who hates Ida, no one in class has ever really noticed her before. It's when the sparkly...
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The Trouble with Rules

Leslie Bulion · Peachtree Publishers
Pages: 137
Format: Hardcover

For Nadine Rostraver, fourth grade means peer pressure and new social rules she hadn t anticipated. For one thing, girls aren t supposed to hang out with boys anymore. So where does that leave Nadine and her best friend Nick?Then Summer Crawford arrives at Upper Springville Elementary and Nadine...
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Allie Finkle's Rules For Girls: Moving Day

Meg Cabot · Scholastic Press
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

#1 New York Times bestselling author Meg Cabot's middle grade debut!When nine-year-old Allie Finkle's parents announce that they are moving her and her brothers from their suburban split-level into an ancient Victorian in town, Allie's sure her life is over. She's not at all happy...
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Gloria Rising

Ann Cameron · Dell Yearling
Pages: 98
Format: Paperback

Gloria is thrilled when she goes to the store to buy an onion and meets Dr. Grace Street, an astronaut. It's there that Dr. Street tells Gloria to have confidence in herself and that the big things aren't always as big as they seem. But Gloria doesn't really understand Dr. Street's...
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Phineas L. MacGuire . . . Erupts!: The First Experiment

Frances O'Roark Dowell · Atheneum Books for Young Readers
Pages: 176
Format: Hardcover

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...
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The Fabled Fourth Graders of Aesop Elementary School

Candace Fleming · Schwartz & Wade; First Edition edition
Pages: 192
Format: Hardcover

Here's a chapter book of contemporary fables about a rambunctious group of fourth graders and their amazing teacher—the globe-trotting, Mayan-ceremonial-robe-wearing Mr. Jupiter—that is sure to delight students and teachers alike. There's Calvin Tallywong, who wants...
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Red, White & True Blue Mallory

Laurie B. Friedman · Carolrhoda Books
Format: Print book

Mallory is in Washington, D.C. with her fourth grade class. She can't wait to see the famous monuments and museums. But from the moment she sets foot in the nation's capital, there's one thing she doesn't see much of . . . her best friend. Mary Ann is spending so much time...
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Jack Adrift: Fourth Grade Without a Clue (Jack Henry)

Jack Gantos
Format: Print book

From the Newbery Medal–winning author of Dead End in Norvelt, eight side-splitting stories about a boy who is doing his best to keep his head above waterAs the Henry family sets sail for a new life on Cape Hatteras, fourth-grader Jack is struggling to chart a course between his parents’...
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Thirteen Ways to Sink a Sub

Jamie Gilson · Two Lions
Format: Hardcover

Hobie Hanson and the rest of his fourth-grade class cant believe their luck Mr. Star, their teacher who never gets stick, is not in school. That means theyre getting a SUB. That means its time for the class to have some FUN. Its boys-against-girls in the fight to see who can sink the sub faster—and...
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Give My Regrets to Broadway: A Chet Gecko Mystery

Bruce Hale · Sandpiper
Pages: 128
Format: Paperback

In these two wickedly funny, criminally punny mysteries from Chet Gecko's tattered casebook, the detective and his trusty mockingbird associate, Natalie Attired, keep law and order in the halls of Emerson Elementary.It's no mystery: Chet Gecko can't sing. He can't dance....
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Revenge of the Killer Worms #16

Nancy Krulik · Grosset & Dunlap
Pages: 123
Format: Print book

For this year's Pay It Forward Day, George and his friends volunteer to help serve dinner to homeless families. But when George finds out that his favorite movie star will be in town on the same day, he's torn. Should he keep his promise to the shelter, or miss the chance to meet his action...
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Confessions of a Former Bully

Trudy Ludwig · Tricycle Press
Pages: 48
Format: Book

After Katie gets caught teasing a schoolmate, she's told to meet with Mrs. Petrowski, the school counselor, so she can make right her wrong and learn to be a better friend. Bothered at first, it doesn't take long before Katie realizes that bullying has hurt not only the people around her,...
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