Here is a list of popular 4th-grade books that would be great in any classroom or school library or as a gift for someone you know who is 9 – 10 years old.
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Popular 4th Grade Books
Diary of a Wimpy Kid by Jeff Kinney
Greg Heffley keeps a diary of life in middle school.
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone by J.K Rowling
Harry Potter doesn’t know he is a wizard until he is invited to attend the school for wizards. He learns about the mystical world and where he came from.
Holes by Louis Sachar
Stanley is sent to a boys detention center where all the boys dig holes looking for something for the warden.
Dog Man #1 by Dav Pilkey
Dog Man is part dog and part man and a hero who fights crime.
Anne of Green Gables Series by L.M. Montgomery
Anne is an orphan who comes to live in Green Gables and finds herself in many unique situations.
The Wild Robot by Peter Brown
A robot wakes for the first time on a deserted island. The robot doesn’t know how she arrived on the island or what she is supposed to do other than survive.
The Bad Beginning (A Series of Unfortunate Events, #1) by Lemony Snicket
The Buadelaire children have recently become orphans and their distant cousin, Count Olaf, is their guardian. Count Olaf does anything he can to get the Baudelaire’s inheritance and the children must try to stop him while investigating the death of their parents.
Charlie And The Chocolate Factory by Roald Dahl
Charlie wins a ticket to visit Willy Wonka’s chocolate factory.
James And The Giant Peach by Roald Dahl
A giant peach grows in James yard and James experiences a great adventure because of it.
Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing by Judy Blume
Peter shares a room with his younger brother who causes havoc.
The Lemonade War by Jacqueline Davies
Siblings each have lemonade stands and fight for sales.
Mr. Lemoncello’s Library Series by Chris Grabenstein
Children must solve clues to unlock a library.
Phoebe and Her Unicorn (series) by Dana Simpson
Follow the adventures of Phoebe and her unicorn.
The Worst Class Trip Ever by Dave Barry
Wyatt Palmer and his friends are on a class trip to Washington, DC. They find themselves in trouble with their teachers as well as some men they met on the flight to DC. The kids must try to stay out of trouble and danger all while saving the President from a maybe attack.
Big Nate Series by Lincoln Peirce
Big Nate is always getting into trouble read about all his adventures in the series.