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Suggested Adventure/Survival Fiction for Fourth Grade

 

Looking for action, adventure, or survival? Try checking out one of these daring tales. Books are suggested for Fourth Grade, but remember that each Reader is different, and might find something interesting at another level.

Around the World in 80 Days by Deanna McFadden

In 1872, English gentleman Phileas Fogg has many adventures as he tries to win a bet that he can travel around the world in eighty days.

Bartholomew Biddle’s life has always been pretty ordinary, but when a huge wind blows past his window one night, he feels the call of adventure — and he can’t resist the urge to grab his bedsheet and catch a ride. Soon he’s soaring far above his little town, heading wherever the wind takes him! 

Between Two Ends by David Ward

Trying to help his father deal with his long-standing depression, Yeats and his parents visit his grandmother's old and eerie house.  He discovers a pair of pirate bookends that unlock a thirty-year-old secret that Yeats must try to resolve by entering the exotic world of "The Arabian Nights."

Bigfoot-- Big Trouble! by K. B. Brege

Mick Morris and the myth solver gang are on another exciting adventure, only this time there are more thrills and chills than before as they encounter Bigfoot.

Disney After Dark by Ridley Pearson

Finn Whitman and his fellow DHIs, teenagers chosen to serve as actors for a new technology, investigate strange occurrences at Disney theme park attractions, racing to uncover a supernatural force that could destroy the world.

The Nerdy Dozen by Jeff Miller

Recruited by the Air Force after hacking into a classified military training program, Neil Andertol and his video game buddies pilot what they believe to be an Air Force simulator to find a missing jet and rescue two endangered pilots.

Save Rafe! by James Patterson

Middle schooler Rafe Khachadorian faces his greatest challenge yet as he struggles to complete a week-long wilderness survival course to prove to his school administrators that he can succeed.

Treasure Hunters by James Patterson

Following clues left by their missing father, twelve-year-old twins Bickford and Rebecca Kidd sail from the Caribbean to New York City with their siblings to finish the dangerous quest of their world-famous treasure-hunting parents.

Volcano Blast by Marlane Kennedy

Thinking they are in for a boring Alaskan vacation, Noah and Emma Burton find themselves dodging lava and running for their lives when a formerly dormant volcano erupts.

Wild River by P. J. Petersen

Considered lazy and unathletic, twelve-year-old Ryan discovers a heroic side of himself when a kayak trip with his older brother goes horribly awry.