4th Grade Reading List

Reading Suggestions for 4th Graders from the Weber County Library

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Henry Huggins
Artist/Author/Cast:
Cleary, Beverly; Darling, Louis (Illustrator)
Call Number:
JF Cleary
Description:
Enjoy the adventures of Henry and his new friend, a hungry, lost dog he names Ribsy.
How Ben Franklin Stole the Lightning
Artist/Author/Cast:
Schanzer, Rosalyn (Author, Illustrator); Schanzer, Rosalyn
Call Number:
J530.092 S2995h
Description:

The story of how one of the most famous inventions ever created--the lightning rod--came to be made by the energetic, humorous, and genius Ben Franklin.

I Have a Dream
Artist/Author/Cast:
King Jr., Martin Luther; Nelson, Kadir (Illustrator)
Call Number:
J323.092 K535i 2012
Description:
An illustrated edition of Martin Luther King's famous "I have a dream" speech.
Igraine the Brave
Artist/Author/Cast:
Funke, Cornelia (Author, Illustrator); Bell, Anthea (Translator)
Call Number:
JF Funke
Description:
The daughter of two magicians, Igraine wants nothing more than to be a knight, and when their castle is attacked by a treacherous neighbor bent on stealing their singing magic books, Igraine has an opportunity to demonstrate her bravery.
In the Year of the Boar and Jackie Robinson
Artist/Author/Cast:
Lord, Bette Bao; Simont, Marc (Illustrator)
Call Number:
JF Lord
Description:
Ten-year-old Shirley Temple Wong has come to Brooklyn from China and finds America very strange, until she discovers baseball.
Knee Knock Rise
Artist/Author/Cast:
Babbitt, Natalie (Author, Illustrator)
Call Number:
JF Babbitt
Description:
Everyone else in the village is afraid of the creature who supposedly dwells at the top of Kneeknock Rise, but young Egan investigates for himself.
Knights vs. Dinosaurs
Artist/Author/Cast:
Phelan, Matt (Author, Illustrator)
Call Number:
JF Phelan
Description:
Looking at Lincoln
Artist/Author/Cast:
Kalman, Maira (Author, Illustrator)
Call Number:
J973.7092 K1474L 2012
Description:
A brief look at the life of United States president Abraham Lincoln.
Marvelous Mattie: How Margaret E. Knight Became an Inventor
Artist/Author/Cast:
McCully, Emily Arnold
Call Number:
J609.2 M1337m 2006
Description:
Meet the woman known as "the Lady Edison."
Missy Piggle Wiggle and the Whatever Cure
Artist/Author/Cast:
Martin, Ann M.; Parnell, Annie; Hatke, Ben (Illustrator)
Call Number:
JF Martin
Description:
My Librarian is a Camel
Artist/Author/Cast:
Ruurs, Margriet
Call Number:
J027.4 R9828m 2005
Description:
Library services in 13 countries are described, with colorful photographs and facts about each country.
Nim's Island
Artist/Author/Cast:
Orr, Wendy; Millard, Kerry (Illustrator)
Call Number:
JF Orr
Description:

Meet Nim--a modern-day Robinson Crusoe! She can chop down bananas with a machete, climb tall palm trees, and start a fire with a piece of glass. So she's not afraid when her scientist dad sails off to study plankton for three days, leaving her alone on their island.

On a Beam of Light: A Story of Albert Einstein
Artist/Author/Cast:
Berne, Jennifer; Radunsky, Vladimir (Illustrator)
Call Number:
J530.092 B5255o 2013
Description:
Our World of Water: Children and Water Around the World
Artist/Author/Cast:
Hollyer, Beatrice
Call Number:
J363.61 H7466o 2008
Description:
Explore how children from six different countries use water every day.
Outside and Inside Mummies
Artist/Author/Cast:
Markle, Sandra
Call Number:
J393.3 M3467o 2005
Description:
Reveals how today's cutting-edge technology--such as x-rays, DNA testing, and forensics--is helping to teach scientists more than ever about mummies from across the world.
The Penderwicks
Artist/Author/Cast:
Birdsall, Jeanne
Call Number:
JF Birdsall
Description:
Four motherless sisters and their dad spend a wonderful summer in a cottage near Arundel Hall.
Poppy
Artist/Author/Cast:
Floca, Brian (Illustrator); Avi
Call Number:
JF Avi
Description:
Poppy the deer mouse urges her family to move next to a field of corn big enough to feed them all forever, but Mr. Ocax, a terrifying owl, has other ideas.
Rickshaw Girl
Artist/Author/Cast:
Perkins, Mitali; Hogan, Jamie (Illustrator)
Call Number:
JF Perkins
Description:
A young girl in Bangladesh knows she must challenge tradition in order to help her impoverished family.
Sarah, Plain and Tall
Artist/Author/Cast:
MacLachlan, Patricia
Call Number:
JF MacLachlan
Description:
When their father invites a mail-order bride to come live with them in their prairie home, Caleb and Anna are captivated by their new mother and hope that she will stay.
Saving Winslow
Artist/Author/Cast:
Creech, Sharon
Call Number:
JF Creech
Description:

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