Our Librarian recommends the following books and authors for readers in grade 4:

Our Mr. Popper’s Penguins
Richard Atwater
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
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
Series of Unfortunate Events
Lemony Snicket
Tales from the Brothers Grimm and the Sisters Weird
Vivian Vande Velde
Hide and Seek
Ida Vos
The Dollhouse Murders
Betty Ren Wright
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
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
Jerry Spinelli
Stuart Little
E.B. White

Recommended Authors:

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