Fourth Grade
Teacher Book Picks

The fourth grade teachers recommend the following authors to fourth grade readers:
Judy Blume, Jean Fritz, and Rohald Dahl.
Below you will find an overview of these authors and their
books as well as links to all of their web sites.
Happy reading!

Judy Blume
Judy Blume is the author of such classics as Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing, Blubber and Freckle Juice. She is beloved by millions of children for her insightful, realistic fiction. These are the perfect stories if you want to read about characters who are experiencing sibling rivalry, a new addition to their family, and the ups and downs of friendship.

Jean Fritz
Jean Fritz's books take children back in time and allows them to experience historical events, as well as learn about famous American heroes. The 4th grade social studies curriculum focuses on topics such as the American Revolution, the foundation of our country's government, and famous Americans who partook in these events. The details about these events and people make Jean Fritz's biographies come alive for today's reader. 



Roald Dahl
Roald Dahl is one of the world's most renown children's authors. He created such memorable characters such as Willy Wonka, Danny the Champion of the World, and the BFG. Even though the genre of his writing is fantasy, Roald Dahl makes everything quite believable in unbelievable setting.

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