4th Grade

Recommended Reading List for Fourth Grade Students

Fiction Titles

Freckle Juice by Judy Blume

Hero of Third Grade by Alice DeLaCroix

Thank You, Mr. Falker by Patricia Polacco

Frindle by Robert Clements

How to Eat Fried Worms by Thomas Rockwell

Mr. Popper’s Penguins by Richard Atwater

Wayside School by Louis Sachar

Molly’s Pilgrim by Barbara Cohen

Lemonade War by Jacqueline Davies

The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane by Kate DiCamillo

Lowji Discovers America by Candace Fleming

Moxy Maxwell Does Not Love Stuart Little by Peggy Gifford

Remembering Mrs. Rossi by Amy Hest

The Comic Book Kid by Adam Osterwell

Hoop Queens by Charles Smith

Zathura by Chris Van Allsburg

Christopher Mouse: The Tale of a Small Traveler by William Wise

Soccer Mania by Erika Tamar

Third Grade Angels by Jerry Spinnelli

Little House in the Big Woods by Laura Ingalls Wilder

The Book of Slime by Ellen Jackson

Non-Fiction Titles/Authors

Arctic Lights, Arctic Nights by Debbie Miller

Wild and Woolly Mammoths by Aliki

Mummies Made in Egypt by Aliki

Exploring the Titanic by Robert Ballard

Dolphin Adventure: A True Story by Wayne Grover

5,000 Awesome Facts (About Everything) National Geographic Kids

Quiz Whiz: 1,000 Super Fun, Mind-Bending National Geographic Kids

Illusionology: The Secret Science of Magic by Albert Schafer

Saving Animals After Tornadoes by Stephen Person

Series Titles

Magic Tree House by Mary Pope Osborne

The Kingdom of Fantasy by Geronimo Stilton

My Weird School by Dan Gutman

Time Warp Trio by Jon Scieszka

Nancy Drew by Carolyn Keene

Hardy Boys by Franklin Dixon

Katie Kazoo by Nancy Krulik

Judy Moody by Megan McDonald

Shredderman by Wendelin Van Draanen

Stink by Megan McDonald

Clementine by Sara Pennypacker

Aldo Ice Cream by Johanna Hurtz

Boxcar Children by Gertrude Chandler Warner

My America Series by Patricia Hermes, Kate McMullan

Weird But True by National Geographic


A Pizza the Size of the Sun by Jack Prelutsky

Riddle-icious by Patrick J. Lewis

Dinosaur Dinner by Dennis Lee

Beast Feast: Poems by Douglas Florian

Runny Babbit Silverstein

Favorite Authors

Betsy Byars

Matt Christopher

Peg Kehret

Beverly Cleary

Brian Pinkey

Dan Gutman