4th Grade Reading List
Reading Suggestions for 4th Graders from the Weber County Library
A tornado hits while Dan and his friend are alone with Dan's baby brother.
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.
Explore how children from six different countries use water every day.
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.
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.
In the town of Remarkable, everyone and everything are extraordinary--except for Jane Doe, a very average 10-year-old.
A young girl in Bangladesh knows she must challenge tradition in order to help her impoverished family.
Roxie Warbler, the niece of a famous explorer, follows Uncle Dangerfoot's advice on how to survive any crisis when she becomes stranded on an island with a gang of school bullies and a pair of murderous bank robbers.
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.
Deep in the forest lives a child called Sense Pass King, because she has more sense than even the King.
A biography of a self-taught scientist who photographed thousands of individual snowflakes in order to study their unique formations.
Beetles squeak and beetles glow. Beetles stink, beetles sprint, beetles walk on water. With Legs, antennae, horns, beautiful shells, knobs, and other oddities--what's not to like about beetles?
Disgusted that a family with three girls moves into the house across the river, nine-year-old Wally and his three brothers declare a practical joke war on the girls.
Twelve-year-old Rudi stumbles upon a witch's lair while out hunting and takes a gold coin he finds there.
The true story of Victorian artist Benjamin Waterhouse Hawkins, who built life-sized models of dinosaurs in the hope of educating the world about these awe-inspiring ancient animals.