4th Grade Reading List

Reading Suggestions for 4th Graders from the Weber County Library

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Roxie and the Hooligans
Artist/Author/Cast:
Naylor, Phyllis Reynolds; Boiger, Alexandra (Illustrator)
Call Number:
JF Naylor
Description:

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.

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.

Sense Pass King: A Story From Cameroon
Artist/Author/Cast:
Tchana, Katrin (Retold by); Hyman, Trina Schart (Illustrator)
Call Number:
J398.2096711 T2495s
Description:

Deep in the forest lives a child called Sense Pass King, because she has more sense than even the King.

Snowflake Bentley
Artist/Author/Cast:
Martin, Jacqueline Briggs; Azarian, Mary (Illustrator)
Call Number:
J92 Bentley
Description:

A biography of a self-taught scientist who photographed thousands of individual snowflakes in order to study their unique formations.

Stay: The True Story of Ten Dogs
Artist/Author/Cast:
Muntean, Michaela; Bailey, K. C. (Illustrator); Kazmierski, Stephen (Photographer)
Call Number:
J636.70887 M9712s 2012
Description:
Sugar
Artist/Author/Cast:
Rhodes, Jewell Parker
Call Number:
JF Rhodes
Description:
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.

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.

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.

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.

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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