Books for 9 Year Olds

6 Best Books for 9 Year Olds: Taking Kid’s Reading Experience into a Whole New Level

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 1. Harry Potter  |  2. The Complete Little House  |  3. Magic Tree House  |  4. D’Aulaires’ Book of Greek Myths  |  5. Time for Kids Big Book of Why  |  6. Diary of a Wimpy Kid  |  Please leave your feedback



Oftentimes, parents do not pay much attention when buying books for 9 year olds. They simply get and purchase any available book that they find in the nearest stall inside the bookstore. Thus, in choosing children’s book, every parent should know what books are good for their children’s fidgety imagination. Here are some books that young children will surely enjoy.

#1 Harry Potter Seven-Book set

Not only adults love J.K Rowling’s Harry Potter series. Children also do. The phenomenal Harry Potter series have been considered as the fastest selling book in the publishing history.

Now available in a paperback boxed set. Many famous writers like Stephen King hailed this series not only as one of the best books for 9 year olds but for all ages.

It is actually the first time that all the Harry Potter books are made available in a paperback boxed. So if your child is a Harry Potter fanatic, this collection is surely a perfect gift.


#2 The Complete Little House Nine-Book Set

is a set of stories that were written by Laura Ingalls Wider with Garth Williams as an illustrator. The reason why this collection is considered as one of the greatest books for nine year olds is because it is composed of 9 beautiful and heartwarming stories.

For instance, who would forget Laura and her family becoming the first settlers of De Smet in By the Shores of Silver Lake?

And how the young Almanzo Wilder saved the town of De Smet from starving and intense cold in the The Long Winter?


#3 Magic Tree House Boxed Set

If you are looking for exciting adventure books for 9 year old boys, Mary Pope Osborne’s Magic Tree House is the best choice.

This collection is composed of her Books 5-8 of the Magic Tree House Series which include Night of the Ninjas (Book 5), Afternoon on the Amazon (Book 6), Sunset of the Sabertooth (Book 7) and Midnight on the Moon (Book 8).

Considered as one of the fast selling adventure stories, Osborne’s tales will take you to the America’s prairies, the moon, France during the Middle Ages and even beyond. Surely, this would be a fun experience.


#4 D’Aulaires’ Book of Greek Myths

Edgar Parin and Ingri d’Aulaire’s Book of Greek Myths chronicles the saga of the Greek gods and goddesses of the antiquities.  All major deities of ancient Greece are included in this one of the amazing kids stories.

Your child will be acquainted by the countenance of Zeus, the lord of the universe, his brother Poseidon, ruler of the sea, Athena, goddess of wisdom and Hera, the queen of the Olympus.

Filled with beautiful illustration, this book depicts not only the mortal personalities of these deities but also their godly nature. Absolutely, a memorable way of learning the mighty sagas of the past!


#5 Time for Kids Big Book of Why

Made available by the editors by Time magazine, one of the outstanding books for 9 year old girls and boys is the Time for Kids Big Book of Why: 1,001 Facts Kids Want to Know.

This knowledge-filled book straightforwardly answers the sensible questions of children like “Where can the deepest part of the earth be found?” “Why are there volcanoes?” and a lot more.

In order for children to easily understand the contents of the book, the subject matter is divided into general categories like animals, plants, humans, space and the like.



#6 The Last Straw, Diary of a Wimpy Kid, Book 3

Bestselling author of books for kids, Jeff Kinney, tells the story of a wimpy kid Greg Heffley and his hilarious adventures of growing up.

In this current book, Greg’s father Frank Heffley threatens his son to send him to the military academy after attempts of changing his son to become tough and manly failed.

Greg eventually realizes that if he does not want to be shipped out to the military, he better needs to shape up.

This critically acclaimed series takes the reader into the main character’s wimpy and amusing attitude into a higher level.


There are times when children say that they do not enjoy the books that they reading. It is quite natural for their age but when you read those books that are definitely enjoyable and exciting books for 9 year olds. Reading the above-mentioned stories, your children will surely have more fun.