Grade 4 - Librarian's Reading Suggestions

My Side of the Mountain Jean Craighead George
Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing Judy Blume
Because of Winn-Dixie Kate DiCamillo
The Black Stallion Walter Farley
Bunnicula Deborah Howe
The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe C.S. Lewis
Number the Stars Lois Lowry
Snow Treasure Marie McSwigan
Favorite Greek Myths retold by Mary Pope Osborne
Hatchet series Gary Paulsen
Night of the Twister Ivy Ruckman
Sideway Stories from Wayside School Lois Sachar
TheTime Warp Trio series Jon Scieszka
A Light in the Attic Shel Silverstein
Tales from the Brothers Grimm and the Sisters Weird Vivian Vande Velde
Hide and Seek Ida Vos
The Dollhouse Murders Betty Ren Wright

Family Read-Alouds

Tuck Everlasting Natalie Babbitt
James and the Giant Peach Roald Dahl
The Last of the Really Great Whangdoodles Julie Edwards
Harriet the Spy Louise Fitzhugh
Dinotopia James Gurney
From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler E.L. Konigsburg
Hana’s Suitcase Karen Levine
Peace Tales: World Folktales to Talk About Margaret Read MacDonald
Owls in the Family Farley Mowat
Hidden Stories in Plants Anne Pellowski
Harry Potter series J.K. Rowling
Polar the Titanic Bear Daisy Spedden
Wringer Jerry Spinelli
Stuart Little E.B. White

Suggested Authors for 4th Grade Readers

Chris Van Allsburg
Judy Blume
Matt Christopher
Beverly Cleary
Daniel Cohen
Roald Dahl
Paul Jennings
Gail Carson Levine
Elizabeth Levy
C.S. Lewis
Lois Lowry
Margaret Mahy
Patricia MacLachlan
Stephen Manes
Phyllis Reynolds Naylor
Barbara Park
Jack Prelutsky
Barbara Robinson
Alfred Slote
E.B. White