4th Grade Reading List

Reading Suggestions for 4th Graders from the Weber County Library

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, R0salyn
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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