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If you like "The Color of My Words" by Lynn Joseph

If you like "The Color of My Words," you may enjoy these good read-aloud books for 4th and 5th graders:

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.

Becoming Naomi Leon by Pam Muñoz Ryan.
When Naomi's absent mother resurfaces to claim her, Naomi runs away toMexico with her great-grandmother and younger brother in search of her father

Mrs. Frisbee and the Rats of NIMH by Robert C. O'Brien.
Having no one to help her with her problems, a widowed mouse visits the rats whose former imprisonment in a laboratory made them wise and long lived.