4th Grade Book Recommendations

    (Remember - 

    Ms. Schorr - the Fox Meadow librarian,

    our Virtual Librarian,

    or the librarian at your "home" school,

    are great resources to recommend books!)


    Sharon Creech 

    Walk Two Moons

    Granny Torelli Makes Soup


    Love that Dog

    Ruby Holler

    Absolutely Normal Chaos



    The Wanderer

    Andrew Clements                                       Jerry Spinelli

    The Report Card                                                                       Fourth Grade Rats

     The School Story                                                                     Maniac Magee

    Things Not Seen                                                                       Wringer

    A Week in the Woods

    Room One




    Margaret Peterson Haddix                     

    Among the Hidden

    Among the Free

    Among the Imposters

    Among the Brave

    Running Out of Time

    Shadow Children




    Poppy Returns

    The Secret School


    Kate DiCamillo

    The Tale of Despereaux

    Because of Winn Dixie


    Carl Hiaasen




    Kate Klise

    Letters from Camp

    Trial by Journal


    Gordon Korman

    No More Dead Dogs

    The Sixth Grade Nickname Game

    Island – series

    Dive - series


    Jack Gantos

    Joey Pigza Loses Control

    Joey Pigza Swallowed the Key

    What Would Joey Do?


    Judy Blume

    Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing




    Matt Christopher

    Great Moments in Baseball History

    The Kid Who Only Hit Homers

    On the Court With…


    Eva Ibbotson

    Witch Witch

    Island of the Aunts

    The Secret of Platform 13

    The Great Ghost Rescue

    Dial a Ghost

    Start of Kazan

    And more..





    Series of Unfortunate Events by LemonySnicket

    The Hardy Boys Series Franklin Dixon

    Deltora Series  byEmily Rodda

    Eragon Series by Christopher Paolioina

    Camp Confidential Series by MelissaMorgan

    Anastasia Series by Lois Lowry

    Gregor the Overlander series by Suzanne Collins

    Gary Paulsen Books:Mr. Tuckett, Tuckett’s Home, Mr. Tuckett’s Ride…

    Doll People Series  by AnnMartin

    Little House Series by Laura Ingalls Wilder

    Amazing Days of Abby Hayes by AnneMazer

    Bone Series by Jeff Smith

    Regarding the… Series Kate Klise

    Nancy Drew

    The Guardians of Ga’hoole series by Katherine Lasky

    The Boys Start the War series by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor




    Additional Books

    Dear Mr. Henshaw Beverly Cleary

    The Invention of Hugo Cabret Brian Selznick

    Fig Pudding Ralph Fletcher

    The Cay Theodore Taylor

    Bridge to Terabithia Katherine Paterson

    Shiloh Phyllis Naylor

    Holes Louis Sachar

    Ida B Katherine Hannigan

    Kira Kira Cynthia Kadohat

    Lily B on the Brink of Paris Elizabeth Cody Kimmel

    Skinnybones Barbara Park

    Hit and Run R.L. Stine

    Face on the Milk Carton Caroline B Cooney

    Sounder William Armstrong

    Half Magic Edward Eager

    Baseball in April Gary Soto

    Heat Mike Lupica

    My Name is Brain Brian Jeanne Betrancourt

    Half Moon Inn Paul Fleishman

    Goal: A Dream Begins Robert Rigby

    Dragon Rider, Ghosthunters  CorneliaFlunke

    The Boggart by Susan Cooper

    The Last of the Really GreatWhangdoodles by Julie Andrews

    Ella Enchanted by Gail Carson Levine

    Sammy Keyes by Gwendolyn Van Draanen