Reading aloud to your students is one of the biggest gifts you can give to your class as a teacher.

Here's why: Read-alouds provide an opportunity for your class to relax, unwind, and listen as they discover the joy in hearing a story. They also help boost vocabulary and increase fluency. The 17 read-aloud books on this list are perfectly suited for students in grades 4–5.

Use these titles to spark class discussions, encourage students to make predictions, and help young readers "think aloud" as you work your way through the story.

Shop classroom read-alouds for grades 4 and 5 below! As an educator, you get at least 25% off the list price when you shop books and activities at The Teacher Store.

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