3rd Grade Reading List

Reading Suggestions for 3rd Graders from the Weber County Library

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All Stations! Distress!: April 15, 1912, the Day the Titanic Sank
Artist/Author/Cast:
Brown, Don
Call Number:
J910.91634 B8775 2008
Description:
Provides the captivating story of this amazing vessel, the people who built it, and its tragic demise during its maiden voyage across the Atlantic as told through first-hand accounts and detailed illustrations of the events as they happened.
Amber Brown Is Not A Crayon
Artist/Author/Cast:
Danziger, Paula; Ross, Tony (Illustrator)
Call Number:
JF Danziger
Description:

Third grader Amber's best friend Justin is getting ready to move to a distant state.

Arrow to the Sun
Artist/Author/Cast:
McDermott, Gerald; BookSource Staff (Compiled by)
Call Number:
J398.208997 M1342ar
Description:

An adaptation of the Pueblo Indian myth which explains how the spirit of the Lord of the Sun was brought to the world of men.

Bad Kitty Gets a Bath
Artist/Author/Cast:
Bruel, Nick (Author, Illustrator)
Call Number:
JF Bruel
Description:
Ben Franklin's Big Shock
Artist/Author/Cast:
Jango-Cohen, Judith; Lepp, Kevin (Illustrator)
Call Number:
J537.078 J3346b 2006
Description:

Read about the famous experiment in electricity and its importance.

Big Anthony and the Magic Ring
Artist/Author/Cast:
dePaola, Tomie
Call Number:
JP De Paola
Description:
Bink & Gollie
Artist/Author/Cast:
DiCamillo, Kate; McGhee, Alison; Fucile, Tony (Illustrator)
Call Number:
JF DiCamillo
Description:
Two roller-skating best friends--one tiny, one tall--share three comical adventures.
Black Cowboy, Wild Horses
Artist/Author/Cast:
Lester, Julius; Pinkney, Jerry (Illustrator)
Call Number:
JP Lester
Description:
The story of Bob Lemmons, who was a cowboy with a legendary ability to track and capture wild mustangs.
The Chocolate Touch
Artist/Author/Cast:
Catling, Patrick Skene; Apple, Margot (Illustrator)
Call Number:
JF Catling
Description:
Cinderella Smith
Artist/Author/Cast:
Barden, Stephanie; Goode, Diane (Illustrator)
Call Number:
JF Barden
Description:
Clementine
Artist/Author/Cast:
Pennypacker, Sara; Frazee, Marla (Illustrator)
Call Number:
JF Pennypacker
Description:

If you liked Junie B. Jones and Ramona Quimby, get to know eight-year-old Clementine.

The Day the Crayons Quit
Artist/Author/Cast:
Daywalt, Drew; Jeffers, Oliver (Illustrator)
Call Number:
JP Daywalt
Description:
The Dragon of Doom
Artist/Author/Cast:
Coville, Bruce; Coville, Katherine (Illustrator)
Call Number:
JF Coville
Description:
Life in the village of Pigbone is boring until an aspiring magician and his talking toad come to town and ask Edward to help them slay the Dragon of Doom.
Drum Dream Girl
Artist/Author/Cast:
Engle, Margarita; López, Rafael (Illustrator)
Call Number:
JP Engle
Description:
Each Kindness
Artist/Author/Cast:
Woodson, Jacqueline; Lewis, E. B. (Illustrator)
Call Number:
JP Woodson
Description:
When Ms. Albert teaches a lesson on kindness, Chloe realizes that she and her friends have been wrong in making fun of new student Maya's shabby clothes and refusing to play with her.
Edison: The Mystery of the Missing Mouse Treasure
Artist/Author/Cast:
Kuhlmann, Torben
Call Number:
JP Kuhlmann
Description:
Frankie Pickle and the Closet of Doom
Artist/Author/Cast:
Wight, Eric (Author, Illustrator)
Call Number:
JF Wight
Description:
Franklin Piccolini, also known as Frankie Pickle, is thrilled when he doesn't have to clean his room ever again.
Ghosts: A Nonfiction Companion to A Good Night For Ghosts
Artist/Author/Cast:
Osborne, Mary Pope; Boyce, Natalie Pope; Murdocca, Sal (Illustrator)
Call Number:
J133.1 O8136g 2009
Description:
Heckedy Peg
Artist/Author/Cast:
Wood, Audrey; Wood, Don (Illustrator)
Call Number:
JP Wood
Description:
Helen's Big World: The Life of Helen Keller
Artist/Author/Cast:
Rappaport, Doreen; Tavares, Matt (Illustrator)
Call Number:
J92 Keller 2012
Description:

An introduction to the life and legacy of Helen Keller and her teacher Annie Sullivan.

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