4th Grade Reading List

Reading Suggestions for 4th Graders from the Weber County Library

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The Magician's Boy
Artist/Author/Cast:
Cooper, Susan; Riglietti, Serena (Illustrator); Cooper, Susan
Call Number:
JF Cooper
Description:

A boy who works for a magician meets familiar fairy tale characters when he is transported to the Land of Story in search of a missing puppet.

The Ogre of Oglefort
Artist/Author/Cast:
Ibbotson, Eva
Call Number:
JF Ibbotson
Description:
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.

The Robe of Skulls
Artist/Author/Cast:
French, Vivian; Collins, Ross (Illustrator)
Call Number:
JF French
Description:

The sorceress Lady Lamorna has her heart set on a very expensive new robe, and she will stop at nothing--including kidnapping and black magic--to get the money to pay for it.

The Whipping Boy
Artist/Author/Cast:
Fleischman, Sid; Sís, Peter (Illustrator)
Call Number:
JF Fleischman
Description:

A bratty prince and his whipping boy have many adventures when they inadvertently trade places after becoming involved with dangerous outlaws.

The World According to Humphrey
Artist/Author/Cast:
Birney, Betty G.
Call Number:
JF Birney
Description:

Humphrey, pet hamster at Longfellow School, learns that he has an important role to play in helping his classmates and teacher.

The Year of the Dog
Artist/Author/Cast:
Lin, Grace
Call Number:
JF Lin
Description:

Frustrated at her seeming lack of talent for anything, a young Taiwanese American girl sets out to apply the lessons of the Chinese Year of the Dog, those of making best friends and finding oneself, to her own life.

Volcano Rising
Artist/Author/Cast:
Rusch, Elizabeth; Swan, Susan
Call Number:
J551.21 R9513v 2013
Description:
Walter Wick's Optical Tricks
Artist/Author/Cast:
Wick, Walter (Author, Illustrator)
Call Number:
J152.148 W6366o 2008
Description:

Presents a series of optical illusions and explains what is seen.

What if You Met a Pirate?
Artist/Author/Cast:
Adkins, Jan E. (Author, Illustrator)
Call Number:
J364.164 A2364w 2004
Description:

This large format, full color picture book presents pirate history and pirate lore, pirate ships and equipment, and pirate life.

Who's Haunting the White House?: The President's Mansion and the Ghosts Who Live There
Artist/Author/Cast:
Belanger, Jeff; Powell, Rick (Illustrator)
Call Number:
J133.1 B4264w 2008
Description:

Is the White House really haunted? The author includes eyewitness accounts of ghost sightings.

You Can't See Your Bones With Binoculars
Artist/Author/Cast:
Ziefert, Harriet; Haley, Amanda (Illustrator)
Call Number:
J611.71 Z655y 2003
Description:

Text and illustrations, including x-rays, provide a guided tour of the human skeleton, encouraging the reader to find and feel each bone as it is described.

Your Skeleton is Showing: Rhymes of Blunder From Six Feet Under
Artist/Author/Cast:
Cyrus, Kurt; Scrambly, Crab (Illustrator)
Call Number:
J811.54 C9972y 2013
Description:

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