3rd Grade Reading List

Reading Suggestions for 3rd Graders from the Weber County Library

A Picture Book of Harry Houdini
Artist/Author/Cast:
Adler, David A.; Adler, Michael S.; Collins, Matt (Illustrator)
Call Number:
J92 Houdini 2009
Description:

The story of how Harry Houdini astounded audiences around the globe as he freed himself from ropes, handcuffs, and prison cells.

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.

Andy Shane and the Queen of Egypt
Artist/Author/Cast:
Carter, Abby (Illustrator); Jacobson, Jennifer Richard
Call Number:
JF Jacobson
Description:

Andy Shane selects Egypt as the topic of his first-ever Culture Fair project, but the very bossy Dolores Starbuckle declares that she is the Queen of Egypt and does not give him a moment's peace until he agrees to let her work with him.

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.

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