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Fourth Graders

Homer Figg   Homer Figg      Homer Figg

Fiction Graphic Novels

Amelia Earhart: This Broad Ocean by Sarah Stewart Taylor

Burger by Damon Burnard

City of Light, City of Dark by Avi 

Copper by Kazu Kibuishi

Goosebumps by R.L. Stine

Olympians Zeus King of the Gods by George O'Connor

Pigling: A Cinderella Story by Dan Jolley

The Elsewhere Chronicles Series by Nykko

The Trojan Horse: The Fall of Troy by Justine and Ron Fontes

Tower of Treasure by Scott Chantler

Nonfiction Graphic Novels

King Arthur by Jeff Limke

Books

Animorphs Series by K.A. Applegate

Take one alien, five kids, and the ability to change into any animal they touch, and you’ve got a fantastic, unpredictable, edge-of-your-seat series best described as “The X-Files for Kids.”

Timmy Failure: Mistakes Were Made by Stephan Pastis

Meet Timmy Failure, the founder, president, and CEO of the best detective agency in town, probably the nation. And his lazy sidekick, Total, a 1,500-pound polar bear.

The One and Only Ivan by Katherine Applegate

When Ivan, a gorilla who has lived for years in a down-and-out circus-themed mall, meets Ruby, a baby elephant that has been added to the mall, he decides that he must find her a better life.

Seven Wonders: Colossus Rises by Peter Lerangis

Teens Jack, Marco, Aly, and Cass begin a quest to find seven pieces of Atlantis' power that were hidden long ago and that will, if returned to Atlantis, save them from certain death due to the genetic abnormality that also gives them superior abilities.

Because of Winn-Dixie by Kate DiCamillo

Ten-year-old India Opal Buloni describes her first summer in the town of Naomi, Florida, and all the good things that happen to her because of her big ugly dog Winn-Dixie.

Frindle by Andrew Clements

When he decides to turn his fifth grade teacher's love of the dictionary around on her, clever Nick Allen invents a new word and begins a chain of events that quickly moves beyond his control.

Beyonders: A World without Heroes by Brandon Mull

Jason Walker lives a predictable life: going to school, playing baseball, volunteering at the local zoo—until one day he falls through a tunnel near the hippo tank and ends up in a new, utterly foreign world. In Lyrian, the people dress differently, behave differently, and all live in fear of their malicious Emperor, Surroth. But in Jason’s search for a way home, he learns of a magical, ancient word that could destroy the terrifying Surroth.

I Survived: The Shark Attacks of 1916 by Lauren Tarshis

Based on true events! It's the summer of 1916 and the Jersey shore is being terrorized by a Great White shark. Can 10-year-old Chet and his friends survive a swim in the local creek?

The 39 Clues! Series by various authors

What would happen if you discovered that your family was one of the most powerful in human history? What if you were told that the source of the family's power was hidden around the world in the form of 39 clues? What if you were given a choice - take a million dollars and walk away ...or get the first clue and begin the search?

The Mostly True Adventures of Homer P. Figg by Rodman Philbrick

In this Newbery Honor-winning page-turner, twelve-year-old orphan Homer runs away from Pine Swamp, Maine, to find his older brother, Harold, who has been sold into the Union Army. With laugh-aloud humor, Homer outwits and outruns a colorful assortment of civil War-era thieves, scallywags, and spies as he makes his way south, following clues that finally lead him to Gettysburg. Even through a hail of gunfire, Homer never loses heart--but will he find his brother? Or will it be too late?

Trackers Series by Patrick Carman

In the 21st century landscape of bits and bytes, everyone leaves a digital footprint ... even the most advanced cyber criminals. And that’s where the Trackers come in. Four tech-savvy kids armed with high-tech video cameras and esoteric coding skills, the Trackers can find almost anyone, anywhere.