Every product is independently selected by (obsessive) editors. Things you buy through our links may earn New York a commission. What to make of a 9-year-old, who’s not yet a pre-teen but definitely not a toddler? “At the age of 9, children begin to form real social relationships and friendships,” says Dr. George Sachs, a clinical child psychologist who specializes in ADD and ADHD treatment on the Upper West Side in Manhattan. “Many children even begin to have best friends and start to have sleepovers with peers.” And as they continue their cognitive development, fourth graders “are able to focus better for longer periods of time and can pursue specific interests,” he says. “They’re able to learn in a holistic way and not just learn that things are ‘right’ or ‘wrong.’” Below are 13 books, toys, games, and gifts for fourth graders that Sachs helped us pick out. We’ve also got gift guides for kids of all ages, including 1-year-olds, 2-year-olds, 3-year-olds, 4-year-olds, 5-year-olds, 6-year-olds, 7-year-olds, 8-year-olds, 10-year-olds, and 11-year-olds. And if you’re looking for holiday toys, don’t miss the top kid’s toys to buy before they sell out — we talked to experts to find ...