Fly Away Home by Eve Bunting. A homeless boy who lives in an airport with his father, moving from terminal to terminal trying not to be noticed, is given hope when a trapped bird finally finds its freedom.
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The Most Magnificent Thing storybook By Ashley Spires. A charming picture book about an unnamed girl and her very best friend, who happens to be a dog. The girl has a wonderful idea. "She is going to make the most MAGNIFICENT thing!
The Pragmatic Mom has it right . These are 23 GREAT picture books for kids in fourth and fifth grade! Picture books are such a powerful way to teach language in bite size portions. Even graders still love listening to a good story.