25 Teacher-Approved Books for 9 Year Old Readers


In today’s fast-paced world, it’s necessary for our children to be engaged in activities that encourage learning and intellectual growth. Reading is an essential activity that not only helps improve vocabulary and comprehension but also promotes creativity and empathy in children. With that in mind, we have compiled a list of 25 teacher-approved books suitable for 9-year-old readers.

1. “Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone” by J.K. Rowling

2. “Charlotte’s Web” by E.B. White

3. “The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe” by C.S. Lewis

4. “Wonder” by R.J. Palacio

5. “Matilda” by Roald Dahl

6. “Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief” by Rick Riordan

7. “The Boxcar Children” by Gertrude Chandler Warner

8. “A Wrinkle in Time” by Madeleine L’Engle

9. “The Phantom Tollbooth” by Norton Juster

10. “Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing” by Judy Blume

11. “Stone Fox” by John Reynolds Gardiner

12. “The One and Only Ivan” by Katherine Applegate

13. “Pippi Longstocking” by Astrid Lindgren

14. “Holes” by Louis Sachar

15. “Mr. Popper’s Penguins” by Richard Atwater & Florence Atwater

16. “The Secret Garden” by Frances Hodgson Burnett

17. “The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane” by Kate DiCamillo

18. “Sideways Stories from Wayside School” by Louis Sachar

19. “Ramona Quimby, Age 8” by Beverly Cleary

20. “James and the Giant Peach” by Roald Dahl

21. “The Indian in the Cupboard” by Lynne Reid Banks

22. “Dealing with Dragons” by Patricia C. Wrede

23. “Number the Stars” by Lois Lowry

24. “The Borrowers” by Mary Norton

25. “The Chocolate Touch” by Patrick Skene Catling


These 25 teacher-approved books for 9-year-old readers have been carefully selected to provide a wide range of engaging content, genres, and themes. These books are perfect for sparking your child’s interest in reading, strengthening their comprehension abilities, and promoting their overall intellectual growth. So pick up one or several of these books from your local library or bookstore and let your child embark on an exciting literary journey!

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