4th Grade Reading List

Reading Suggestions for 4th Graders from the Weber County Library

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All-of-a-Kind Family
Artist/Author/Cast:
Taylor, Sydney; John, Helen (Illustrator)
Call Number:
JF Taylor
Description:

Five little Jewish girls, all dressed alike, live in New York at the turn of the century.

Anastasia Krupnik
Artist/Author/Cast:
Lowry, Lois
Call Number:
JF Lowry
Description:

This is the first in Lois Lowry's hilarious series about the unusual Krupnik family.

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Artist/Author/Cast:
Dahl, Roald; Blake, Quentin (Illustrator)
Call Number:
JF Dahl
Description:

Charlie finds a gold ticket that lets him into a world of chocolate and fantastic inventions.

Charlotte's Web
Artist/Author/Cast:
White, E. B.; Williams, Garth (Illustrator)
Call Number:
JF White
Description:

Wilbur, a runty pig, becomes a celebrity with the help of some very special friends.

Dino-Mite Jokes about Prehistoric Life: Laugh and Learn about Science
Artist/Author/Cast:
Stewart, Melissa; Kelley, Gerald (Illustrator)
Call Number:
J560.207 S8514d 2012
Description:

Learn about everything from early arthropods to dinosaurs and early humans. After reading all the silly jokes, follow author Melissa Stewart's directions to create your own jokes! Get ready to laugh and learn about science.

Dragonbreath
Artist/Author/Cast:
Vernon, Ursula (Author, Illustrator)
Call Number:
JF Vernon
Description:
Exploding Ants: Amazing Facts about How Animals Adapt
Artist/Author/Cast:
Settel, Joanne
Call Number:
J591.5 S4957e
Description:

Describes examples of animal behavior that may strike humans as disgusting, including the "gross" ways animals find food, shelter, and safety in the natural world.

Flora and Ulysses
Artist/Author/Cast:
DiCamillo, Kate; Campbell, K. G. (Illustrator)
Call Number:
JF DiCamillo
Description:
frog song
Artist/Author/Cast:
Guiberson, Brenda Z.; Spirin, Gennady (Illustrator)
Call Number:
J597.89 G9443f 2013
Description:
Gandhi: A March to the Sea
Artist/Author/Cast:
McGinty, Alice B.; Gonzalez, Thomas (Illustrator)
Call Number:
J954.0358 M1454g 2013
Description:
Goblins
Artist/Author/Cast:
Reeve, Philip
Call Number:
JF Reeve
Description:
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.

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."

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.

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