Leveled Book Recommendations

Mrs. Underwood’s Book Recommendations for 4th Graders 

by level bands (Fountas and Pinnell)


Independent Reading Levels

Fiction Book Recommendations


  • Magic Tree House series

  • Judy Moody Series

  • Stink series

  • Ivy and Bean series

  • Katie Kazoo, Switcheroo

  • The Littles by John Lawerence Petterson

  • Flat Stanley series

  • My Father’s Dragon by Ruth Stiles Gannett


  • Clementine series

  • Geronimo Stilton series

  • Boxcar Children series

  • Ramona series

  • Pippi Longstocking by Astrid Lindgren

  • The Mouse and the Motorcycle by Beverly Cleary

  • Henry Huggins  by Beverly Cleary

  • Mrs. Piggle Wiggle by Betty MacDonald

  • Rise of the Earth Dragon series

  • Fantastic Mr. Fox by Roald Dahl

  • Sideways Stories from Wayside School by Louis Sachar

  • Knights of the Kitchen Table by Jon Scieszka

  • Riding Freedom by Pam Munoz

  • Mr. Popper’s Penguins by Richard Atwater



Fourth Grade Band!!!!!!!!!

  • James and the Giant Peach by Roald Dahl

  • The Stonekeeper by Kazu Kibuishi

  • El Deafo by Cece Bell

  • The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane by Kate Dicamillo

  • Fourth Grade Rats by Jerry Spinelli

  • Charlie and the Chocolate Factory by Roald Dahl

  • Charlotte’s Web by E.B. White

  • Frindle by Andrew Clements

  • Rules by Cynthia Lord

  • Hatchet by Gary Paulsen

  • Big Nate series

  • The Castle in the Attic by Elizabeth Winthrop

  • The Wild Robot by Peter Brown

  • The Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan

  • Otherwise Known as Shiela the Great #2 by Judy Blume

  • Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes by Eleanor Coerr

  • Wishtree by Katherine Applegate

  • Matilda by Roald Dahl

  • The One and Only Ivan by Katherine Applegate

  • From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E Frankweiler by E.L. Konigsburg

  • Smile by Raina Telegemier

  • The Last Kids on Earth by Max Brallier

  • The Borrowers by Mary Norton

  • The Great Gilly Hopkins by Katherine Patterson


  • The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis

  • Bridge to Terabithia by Katherine Paterson

  • Diary of a Wimpy Kid by Jeff Kinney

  • One Crazy Summer by Rita Williams-Garcia

  • Because of Mr. Terupt by Rob Buyea

  • Where the Mountain Meets the Moon by Grace Lin

  • The Tale of Despereaux by Kate DiCamillo

  • Wonder by R.J. Palacio

  • The BFG by Roald Dahl

  • Ella Enchanted by Gail Carson Levine

  • The Watsons Go to Birmingham by Christopher Paul Curtis

  • Inside Out and Back Again by Thanhha Lai

  • Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone #1 by J.K. Rowling

  • Esperanza Rising by Pam Munoz Ryan

  • Gregor the Overlander by Suzanne Collins

  • A Year Down Yonder  by Richard Peck

  • Restart by Gordon Korman

  • Out of My Mind  by Sharon M. Draper

  • The War that Saved My Life by Kimberly Brubaker Bradley (Z)