Book Suggestions

 

 

Here are some awesome book suggestions for your 4th grader:

 

Belly Up by Stuart Gibbs

Everlost by Neal Shusterman

The Great Trouble by Deborah Hopkinson

Football Genius by Tim Green

Out of My Mind by Sharon Draper

My Side of the Mountain by Jean Craighead George

James and the Giant Peach by Roald Dahl

The Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan

Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH by Robert C. O'Brien

The BFG by Roald Dahl

The Lemonade War by Jacqueline Davies

Hatchet by Gary Paulsen

Turtle in Paradise by Jennifer Holm

When You Reach Me by Rebecca Stead

Hoot by Carl Hiaasen

A Year Down Yonder by Richard Peck (there is also a sequel A Long Way from Chicago)

Holes by Louis Sachar (LOVE this one!)

Ella Enchanted by Gail Carson Levine

*Lily's Crossing by Patricia Reilly Giff (World War II premise)

The View from Saturday and From the Mixed up Files of Mrs. Basil E Frankweiler both by E.L. Konigsburg

Walk Two Moons by Sharon Creech (LOVE this one!!)

The Ear, the Eye and the Arm by Nancy Farmer

*Dear Mr. Henshaw by Beverly Cleary

The Westing Game by Ellen Raskin (LOVE this one!)

*Bridge to Terabithia by Katherine Paterson (Great!!)

*Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry by Mildred Taylor

Summer of the Swans by Betsy Byars

A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L'Engle

Island of the Blue Dolphins by Scott O'Dell (LOVE LOVE)

Ginger Pye by Eleanor Estes

 

*the plot of these may be a little heavy, you may want to read the summary and reviews