Fourth Grade 
Suggested Reading List
 
School Stories
4B Goes Wild by Jamie Gilson
Harriet, the Spy by Louise Fitzhugh
My Teacher Fried My Brains by Bruce Coville
Ramona and Her Father by Beverley Cleary
Sideways Stories from Wayside School by Louis Sachar

Mystery and Adventure Stories
The Castle in the Attic by Elizabeth Winthrop (Challenging independent read)
Culpepper’s Cannon by Gary Paulsen
Encyclopedia Brown Gets His Man by Donald J. Sobol
Julian, Secret Agent by Ann Cameron

Sports Stories
Baseball Fever by Johanna Hurwitz
Benjy the Football Hero by Jean Van Leeuwen
Bobby Baseball by Robert Kimmel Smith
Dog on Third Base by Constance Hiser
Gold Medal Rider by Bonnie Bryant
Tall Man in the Pivot by Matt Christopher (There are many other sports stories by this author.)

Historical Fiction
The Courage of Sarah Noble by Alice Dalgleish
The Hundred Dresses by Eleanor Estes
The Hundred Penny Box by Sharon Bell Mathis
Little House in the Big Woods by Laura Ingalls Wilder
The Well by Mildred D. Taylor (Challenging independent read)

Fantasy and Science Fiction
Aliens Ate My Homework by Bruce Coville
The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe by C. S. Lewis (Challenging independent read)

Series Books
• The Babysitter’s Club by Ann M. Martin
• Boxcar Children by Gertrude Chandler Warner
• Cam Jansen by David A. Adler
• Goosebumps by R. L. Stine
• The Hardy Boys by Franklin W. Dixon
• Harry Potter by J. K. Rowling
• Marvin Redpost series Louis Sachar
• Nancy Drew Mysteries by Carolyn Keene
• A Series of Unfortunate Events by Lemony Snicket
The Stories that Julian Tells by Ann Cameron
Captain Underpants by Dav Pilkey

Last Modified on September 24, 2012