Book List - 4th-6th Grade

4th-6th Grade

Series (in some cases, the name of the series is listed, in others, just the title of the first book in the series)
Princess Academy     Shannon Hale
Time Warp Trio    Jon Sciezka
Time Quartet (Wrinkle in Time and sequels)  Madeleine L’Engle
Chasing Vermeer     Blue Balliet
The Mysterious Benedict Society   Trenton Stewart
Little House on the Prairie    Laura Ingalls Wilder
Anne of Green Gables     L.M. Montgomery
The Underland Chronicles      Suzanne Collins
The Wide-Awake Princess     E.D. Baker
Tuesdays at the Castle     Jessica Day George
The Penderwicks         Jeanne Birdsall
Chronicles of Prydain        Lloyd Alexander
The Missing (series)         Margaret Peterson Haddix
39 Clues             various authors
Half Upon A Time         James Riley
Adventure Leepike Ridge N.D. Wilson Hatchet Gary Paulsen Extreme Adventures (series) Justin D'Ath Pax Sara Pennypacker Classics

Fairy Tales

East O’ The Sun and West O’ the moon      Naomi Lewis and P.J. Lynch
Sleeping Beauty                                          Mahlon Craft
Cinderella                                                   K.Y. Kraft
Beauty and the Beast                                  Mahlon Craft
The Twelve Dancing Princesses                Marianna Mayer
Rapunzel                                                     Paul O. Zelinsky
Usborne Illustrated Grimm’s Fairy Tales
A First Book of Fairy Tales                       DK Books       
Hans Christian Andersen Fairy Tale Collection
The Rainbow Fairy Book                          Andrew Lang
Jack and the Beanstalk                               E. Nesbit
Puss in Boots                                              Charles Perrault and Fred Marcellino
Hansel and Gretel                                      Brothers Grimm and Sybille Schenker
Little Red Riding Hood                               Brothers Grimm and Sybille Schenker
Faerie Gold                                                 edited by Kathryn Lindskoog
Note: You’re not too old for fairy tales, but if you need more of a challenge, try these:
The Princess and the Goblin                         George MacDonald
The Blue Fairy Book (or any of the colors)    Andrew Lang
Fairy Tale Adaptations Half Upon a Time James Riley Rapunzel's Revenge Shannon and Dean Hale Peter and the Starcatchers Dave Barry and Ridley Pearson Jack: The True Story of Jack and the Beanstalk The Sisters Grimm (series) Fantasy The Wild Robot Peter Brown Tuesdays at the Castle Jessica Day George Dragon Slippers Jessica Day George The Frog Princess E.D. Baker Chronicles of Prydain Lloyd Alexander Gregor the Overlander Suzanne Collins Half Magic Edward Eager Five Children and It E. Nesbit The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardobe C.S. Lewis Savvy Ingrid Law The False Prince Jennifer Nielsen
The Magic Thief                       Sarah Prineas
At the Edge of the Dark Sea of Darkness       Andrew Peterson

Nonfiction Books
Books by Simon Seymour
“You Wouldn’t Want to…” series    Jacqueline Morley
Books by David Macaulay
Answers in Genesis publications
Institute for Creation Research publications

Wilder Medal Books
Books by: Laura Ingalls WIlder, Clara Ingram Judson, E.B. White, Ruth Sawyer,
Beverley Cleary, Jean Fritz, Elizabeth George Speare, Virginia Hamilton, Russell Freedman, Milton Meltzer, Laurence Yep, Katherine Paterson

A Child’s Garden of Verses        Robert Louis Stevenson
Favorite Poems of Childhood        Philip Smith
The Random House Book of Poetry
National Geographic Book of Nature Poetry
Classic Illustrated Poetry Collection


Nancy Drew (series)
Hardy Boys (series) Chasing Vermeer Under the Egg Escape from Mr. Lemoncello's Library


Anne Meester
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