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G4 Literacy: Home

A guide to authors and reading geared to G4

Welcome to the TK Library's guides to G4 Literacy.  The following tabs will take you directly to the relevant studies we have conducted. You can find the guides to other grades HERE

9 year old reading

Nine year olds

  • Develop best friends
  • Play sports
  • Like series books
  • Like informational books
  • Are fascinated with strange but true facts
  • Read "The Guinness Book of World records"
  • Like mysteries
  • Consider picture books babyish
  • Prefer tall tales over fairy tales
  • Like happy endings
  • Are outgrowing early chapter books
  • Have a weird sense of humour
  • Like gross, corny jokes

Recommended books

Above you will find a list of recommended books for your grade.  In order to present a balanced list we have tried to include the following in each list:

  • Chapter books
  • Picture books (yes, even for older readers)
  • Comic books and Graphic Books
  • Nonfiction and informational texts
  • Books that are easy and books that are challenging
  • Books that make us laugh and make us think

How did we arrive at the lists?