4th Grade Reading List

Reading Suggestions for 4th Graders from the Weber County Library

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:
The Beetle Book
Artist/Author/Cast:
Jenkins, Steve (Author, Illustrator)
Call Number:
J595.76 J525b 2012
Description:

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?

The Boy Who Loved Math: The Improbable Life of Paul Erdős
Artist/Author/Cast:
Heiligman, Deborah; Pham, LeUyen (Illustrator)
Call Number:
J92 Erdös
Description:
The Boys Start the War
Artist/Author/Cast:
Naylor, Phyllis Reynolds
Call Number:
JF Naylor
Description:

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.

The Brixen Witch
Artist/Author/Cast:
DeKeyser, Stacy; Nickle, John (Illustrator)
Call Number:
JF DeKeyser
Description:

Twelve-year-old Rudi stumbles upon a witch's lair while out hunting and takes a gold coin he finds there.

The Dinosaurs of Waterhouse Hawkins
Artist/Author/Cast:
Kerley, Barbara; Selznick, Brian (Illustrator)
Call Number:
J567.90228 K3953d
Description:

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.

The Grave Robber's Apprentice
Artist/Author/Cast:
Stratton, Allan
Call Number:
JF Stratton
Description:

Hans, a foundling raised by a grave robber, helps Countess Angela Gabriela when she is torn away from her dream of being a professional puppeteer by an evil archduke.

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