3rd Grade Reading List

Reading Suggestions for 3rd Graders from the Weber County Library

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How to Swallow a Pig
Artist/Author/Cast:
Jenkins, Steve (Author, Illustrator); Page, Robin
Call Number:
J591.5 J525h
Description:
Islandborn
Artist/Author/Cast:
Díaz, Junot; Espinosa, Leo (Illustrator)
Call Number:
JP Diaz
Description:
Ivy + Bean
Artist/Author/Cast:
Barrows, Annie; Blackall, Sophie (Illustrator)
Call Number:
JF Barrows
Description:

When seven-year-old Bean plays a mean trick on her sister, she finds unexpected support for her antics from Ivy, the new neighbor, who is less boring than Bean first suspected.

Last Stop on Market Street
Artist/Author/Cast:
De la Peña, Matt; Robinson, Christian (Illustrator)
Call Number:
JP de la Pena
Description:
Let the Children March
Artist/Author/Cast:
Clark-Robinson, Monica; Morrison, Frank (Illustrator)
Call Number:
JP Clark-Robinson
Description:
Lincoln Tells a Joke: How Laughter Saved the President (and the Country)
Artist/Author/Cast:
Krull, Kathleen; Innerst, Stacy (Illustrator); Brewer, Paul
Call Number:
J973.7092 K944L 2010
Description:
A biography of one of America's greatest presidents, focusing on his use of wit and humor, and his love of language.
Locomotive
Artist/Author/Cast:
Floca, Brian (Author, Illustrator)
Call Number:
J385 F6282L 2013
Description:
Looking for Bigfoot
Artist/Author/Cast:
Worth, Bonnie; Nelson, Jim (Illustrator)
Call Number:
J001.944 W932L 2010
Description:
Explores the history and folklore surrounding the ape-like creature known as Bigfoot and includes information on possible sightings and theories.
Lulu and the Duck in the Park
Artist/Author/Cast:
McKay, Hilary; Lamont, Priscilla (Illustrator)
Call Number:
JF McKay
Description:
The Man Who Walked Between the Towers
Artist/Author/Cast:
Gerstein, Mordicai (Author, Illustrator)
Call Number:
J791.34092 G3855m
Description:
A lyrical evocation of Philippe Petit's 1974 tightrope walk between the World Trade Center towers.
Martin's Big Words
Artist/Author/Cast:
Rappaport, Doreen; Collier, Bryan (Illustrator)
Call Number:
J323.092 R2214m
Description:
Memphis, Martin, and the Mountaintop: the Sanitation Strike of 1968
Artist/Author/Cast:
Duncan, Alice Faye; Christie, R. Gregory (Illustrator)
Call Number:
JP Duncan
Description:
Mercy Watson to the Rescue
Artist/Author/Cast:
DiCamillo, Kate; Van Dusen, Chris (Illustrator)
Call Number:
JF DiCamillo
Description:
After Mercy the pig snuggles to sleep with the Watsons, all three awaken with the bed teetering on the edge of a big hole in the floor.
My Haunted House
Artist/Author/Cast:
Sage, Angie; Pickering, Jimmy (Illustrator)
Call Number:
JF Sage
Description:
My Rows and Piles of Coins
Artist/Author/Cast:
Mollel, Tololwa M.; Lewis, E. B. (Illustrator)
Call Number:
JP Mollel
Description:
A Tanzanian boy saves his coins to buy a bicycle so that he can help his parents carry goods to market, but then he discovers that in spite of all he has saved, he still does not have enough money.
No Small Potatoes: Junius G. Groves and His Kingdom in Kansas
Artist/Author/Cast:
Bolden, Tonya; Tate, Don (Illustrator)
Call Number:
J630.92 B6875n
Description:
Otis & Will Discover the Deep: The Record-Setting Dive of the Bathysphere
Artist/Author/Cast:
Rosenstock, Barb; Roy, Katherine (Illustrator)
Call Number:
J551.46092 R8152o
Description:
Owl Moon
Artist/Author/Cast:
Yolen, Jane; Schoenherr, John (Illustrator)
Call Number:
JP Yolen
Description:
A little girl goes owling with her father on a winter's night.
Pass Go and Collect $200: The Real Story of How Monopoly was Invented
Artist/Author/Cast:
Stone, Tanya Lee; Salerno, Steven (Illustrator)
Call Number:
J794 S8812p
Description:
Redwoods
Artist/Author/Cast:
Chin, Jason (Author, Illustrator)
Call Number:
J585.5 C53922r 2009
Description:
A young city boy, riding the subway, finds an abandoned book about redwoods. He finds himself in the very forest described in the book. After finishing the book, he leaves it for someone else to read.

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