Grades 4 - 5 Recommended Reading List


J BLA The Shakespeare Stealer
by Gary L. Blackwood

J BOS The Name of This Book Is Secret
by Pseudonymous Bosch

J BUC Nerds: National Espionage, Rescue and Defense Society
by Michael Buckley

J CLE No Talking
by Andrew Clements

J COT Framed
by Frank Cottrell Boyce

J COU The Misadventures of Maude March
by Audrey Couloumbis

J CRE Love That Dog
by Sharon Creech

J CUR Elijah of Buxton
by Christopher Paul Curtis

J DOD A Dog Called Grk
by Joshua Doder

J ERD The Porcupine Year
by Louise Erdrich

J FUN Igraine the Brave
by Cornelia Funke

Y GAI The Graveyard Book
by Neil Gaiman

Y GRE Baseball Great

by Tim Green

J GUT The Homework Machine
by Dan Gutman

J HAH Deep and Dark and Dangerous
by Mary Downing Hahn

J HIA Hoot
by Carl Hiaasen

J IBB The Star of Kazan
by Eva Ibbotson

J LIN Where the Mountain Meets the Moon
by Grace Lin

J LOW The Willoughbys
by Lois Lowry

J LUB The Battle of the Red Hot Pepper Weenies
by David Lubar

J MAS 11 Birthdays
by Wendy Mass

J RAS The Westing Game
by Ellen Raskin

J/Y SEL The Invention of Hugo Cabret
by Brian Selznick

J STE When You Reach Me
by Rebecca Stead

J STE The Mysterious Benedict Society

by Trenton Lee Stewart

J URB A Crooked Kind of Perfect
by Linda Urban

JB Houdini Escape!: The Story of the Great Houdini
by Sid Fleischman

JB Rey The Journey That Saved Curious George
by Louise Borden

JB Reeves  Bad News for Outlaws:  The Remarkable Life of Bass Reeves, Deputy U. S. Marshal
by Vaunda Micheaux Nelson


J 031.02 FAR Do Not Open
by John Farndon

J 363.34 MAR Rescues!
by Sandra Markle

J 565.7 BRA Paleo Bugs
by Timothy Bradley

J 910.4 FRE The Adventures of Marco Polo
by Russell Freedman


J CLE Keepers of the School 
by Andrew Clements

J COL Gregor the Overlander
by Suzanne Collins

J DEA Dear America
by Various Authors

J GAN Joey Pigza
by Jack Gantos

J HAL Chet Gecko
by Bruce Hale

J HOL Piper Reed
by Kimberly Willis Holt

J HOW Bunnicula
by James Howe

J KES Emily Windsnap
by Liz Kessler

J KIN Diary of a Wimpy Kid
by Jeff Kinney

J LUP Comeback Kids
by Mike Lupica

J NIM Charlie Bone
by Jenny Nimmo

J NIX Keys to the Kingdom
by Garth Nix

J PEI Big Nate
by Lincoln Peirce

J THI 39 Clues
by Various Authors

Y RIO Percy Jackson and the Olympians
by Rick Riordan
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