What are the best recommended books for 4th to 7th grade boys?

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    #1Eragon (Inheritance)

    Eragon (Inheritance)
    Eragon is the first book in the best selling tetralogy, Inheritance Cycle. The book tells the story of the 15-year-old farm boy Eragon, and how his discovery of a dragon's egg led to a world of action and adventure.  
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    Gustavo Rubio
    Written on May 1, 2018
    "I was looking for a good and age appropriate novel for my son who is in 6th grade and I came across Eragon, Inheritance Cycle. My son really enjoyed the book as he could relate to the story of 15 year old boy, Eragon and his enjoy his adventures in a great world of fantasy."
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    #2Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone

    Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone

    Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone is the first book in the Harry Potter series by J.K. Rowling. It welcomed the readers to Harry's magical world and his discovery of his true self where adventure and danger await him as he entered Hogwarts. 

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    Michelle Newman
    Written on April 24, 2018
    "The quality of this new illustrated edition is phenomenal. I've been excited about the release of this book since it was announced."
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    #3The Graveyard Book

    The Graveyard Book

    The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman is a tale about a boy raised by ghosts in a cemetery. This 2008 novel is the only book to win both the Newberry medal and Carnegie medal, along with Hugo Award and Locus Award.

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    Rocío Soriano
    Written on April 21, 2018
    "Couldn’t put this down and read it in its entirety on a Saturday afternoon. Once I was done I was annoyed because I would have liked to stretch it out a bit more. Such an engaging and surprisingly touching read."
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    #4Stormbreaker (Alex Rider)

    Stormbreaker (Alex Rider)

    Stormbreaker is the first book in the adventure fiction Alex Rider series written by Anthony Horowitz which centers on 14-year-old boy Alex Rider who is recruited by British Intelligence after his uncle is murdered due to being a spy. 

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    Keith Walsh
    Written on April 13, 2018
    "Great YA novels are few and far between these days and rather than appealing to sappy/emotional sensibilities, this novel taps into the inner action hero in all of us. A fun read that takes you around the world with an engrossing plot and fantastic character development. "
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    #5Hatchet (Brian's Saga)

    Hatchet (Brian's Saga)

    Hatchet is the first book in Brian's Saga by written by Gary Paulsen which tells the tale of 13-year-old Brian Robeson who finds himself alone in the Canadian wilderness after the plane he was riding on his way to visit his father crashes. 

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    Rakesh Subramanium
    Written on April 12, 2018
    "GOOD"
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    #6Wonder

    Wonder
    Wonder is a book by R.J Palacio that tells the story of a kid with a facial difference who will bravely face the world and the challenges it gives him. With the help of his supporting parents, he will be able to embrace his real self.
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    Marie Jordan
    Written on April 16, 2018
    "Incredibly moving book. It should be a self-help book because it hits human nature right on the head."
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    #7The Lightning Thief (Percy Jackson and the Olympians)

    The Lightning Thief (Percy Jackson and the Olympians)
    The Lightning Thief is the first book in Rick Riordan's series Percy Jackson & the Olympians. In this book, Jackson discovers that he's Poseidon's son and must stop a war between the gods by finding the thief who stole Zeus' master bolt. 
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    Heather Hanson
    Written on May 9, 2018
    "The Lightning Thief is a great mix of Greek mythology and American history. I enjoy these books just as much as my son, which is saying a lot since he does not read very many books!"
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    #8The Hunger Games

    The Hunger Games

    The Hunger Games is the first novel of The Hunger Games trilogy by Suzanne Collins which centers on Katniss Everdeen who volunteers as tribute to replace her younger sister in a game televised and ruled by a dictatorial government.

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    Jonathan Nguyen
    Written on April 3, 2018
    "The Hunger Games trilogy is one of the best books for boys. My son read it over and over and couldn't get tired of it. It's one of those books that live in one's mind even when they grow old. He always tells me stories about it even after he's long passed the 7th grade."
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    #9Diary of a Wimpy Kid

    Diary of a Wimpy Kid
    Diary of a Wimpy Kid is the first book in the young adult series Diary of a Wimpy Kid by Jeff Kinney which centers on Greg Heffley starting his new school year at a middle school. 
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    Marie Curtis
    Written on April 11, 2018
    "Diary of a Wimpy Kid is a classic read for pre-teens. I even enjoyed the book as an adult. There are a lot of useful lessons taught throughout while still being a fun and easy read. It was so funny that even kids who do not normally like reading will be sucked in!"
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    #10The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (The Chronicles of Narnia)

    The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (The Chronicles of Narnia)

    The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe is the first book in the series Chronicles of Narnia. The story revolves around the journey of four siblings to Narnia where they fight with an evil witch.  

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    Ralph Martinez
    Written on April 27, 2018
    "I read "The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe" when I was in grammar school and enjoyed it so much that I continued to read the entire series. Afterward, I looked into C.S. Lewis' other works and read them voraciously in kind. I think that it would be fair to say that this book helped to foster my life long love affair with reading; and as such, I think that it is a terrific reccomendation for any young person who wants to read."
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    #11Freshman Phenom

    Freshman Phenom

    Freshman Phenom is the first in The Will Stover Series written by C.E. Butler. This fiction novel is ideal for middle-grade readers. It narrates the story of a boy who has to lead a football team. This was originally published in 2014.

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    Rebecca Dixon
    Written on May 10, 2018
    "The middle school and freshman year of high school is always a challenging time for young people, when they are just starting to navigate the more complicated adult world. This book doesn't talk down to its audience, and deftly covers the complex emotions of this age group."
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    #12The Lemonade War

    The Lemonade War

    The Lemonade War is the first in The Lemonade War series written by Jacqueline Davies. This realistic fiction novel for middle-grade readers was originally published in 2007.

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    Willie George
    Written on May 15, 2018
    "This book seems like it would be fun and appealing to many younger boys. It seems like it might be a bit advanced for most 4th graders, but apart from that seems like a good recommendation. "

Summary

Best What are the best recommended books for 4th to 7th grade boys
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1Eragon (Inheritance)Books 42 Paid
2Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's StoneBooks 38 Paid
3The Graveyard BookBooks 36 Paid
4Stormbreaker (Alex Rider)Books 34 Paid
5Hatchet (Brian's Saga)Books 31 Paid
6WonderBooks 30 Paid
7The Lightning Thief (Percy Jackson and the Olympians)Books 28 Paid
8The Hunger GamesBooks 26 Paid
9Diary of a Wimpy KidBooks 25 Paid
10The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (The Chronicles of Narnia)Books 22 Paid
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