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Culture Good Books for 9 Year Olds  

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This list has tons of awesome books for 9 year olds, ranked from best to worst by user votes. The best books for 9 year olds feature something for everyone, with a wide range of genres, authors, and stories. Some good books for nine year olds are whimsical and fun while other great books for 9 year olds tell more serious stories. Many of the best books for 9 year olds to read have animal characters that inspire the imaginations of young readers.

What stories are sure to get your votes on this best books for 9 year olds list? The Lord of the Rings trilogy might be a bit too heavy for most nine year olds, but its prequel, The Hobbit, introduces readers to the story behind the magic ring. Bilbo Baggins leads this classic tale of perseverance. The Harry Potter series also has many good books for a nine year old to read.

Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing is practically mandatory reading for all nine year olds, especially those with siblings. Other great stories on this top books for nine year olds list include Black Beauty, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, and Stuart Little.

Which book on this list is the all time best? Help us decide by giving your favorite books for nine year olds a thumbs up and adding any other books this age group and reading level would love.
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The Hobbit is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Good Books for 9 Year Olds
J. R. R. Tolkien

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Charlie and the Chocolate Fact... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Good Books for 9 Year Olds

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Harry Potter and the Philosoph... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Good Books for 9 Year Olds

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The Little Prince is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Good Books for 9 Year Olds
Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

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The Westing Game is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Good Books for 9 Year Olds
Ellen Raskin

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Harry Potter and the Chamber o... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Good Books for 9 Year Olds

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The Lion, the Witch and the Wa... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Good Books for 9 Year Olds

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Little Women is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Good Books for 9 Year Olds
Louisa May Alcott

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Little House on the Prairie is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Good Books for 9 Year Olds
Laura Ingalls Wilder

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Artemis Fowl is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Good Books for 9 Year Olds
Eoin Colfer

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The Invention of Hugo Cabret is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Good Books for 9 Year Olds

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From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Good Books for 9 Year Olds

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Stuart Little is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Good Books for 9 Year Olds
E. B. White

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Diary of a Wimpy Kid is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Good Books for 9 Year Olds
Jeff Kinney

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Harry Potter and the Goblet of... is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Good Books for 9 Year Olds

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Matilda is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Good Books for 9 Year Olds
Roald Dahl

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Black Beauty is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Good Books for 9 Year Olds
Anna Sewell

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Encyclopedia Brown Box Set is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Good Books for 9 Year Olds
Donald J. Sobol

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Millions is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Good Books for 9 Year Olds
Frank Cottrell Boyce

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The Lost Hero is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Good Books for 9 Year Olds
Rick Riordan

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The Lightning Thief is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Good Books for 9 Year Olds
Rick Riordan

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Ballet Shoes is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Good Books for 9 Year Olds
Noel Streatfeild

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A Light in the Attic is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Good Books for 9 Year Olds
Shel Silverstein

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Holes is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Good Books for 9 Year Olds
Louis Sachar

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The Land of Stories: The Wishi... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Good Books for 9 Year Olds

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The Secret Garden is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Good Books for 9 Year Olds
Frances Hodgson Burnett

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Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothin... is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Good Books for 9 Year Olds