3rd Grade Reading List

Reading Suggestions for 3rd Graders from the Weber County Library

The Secret Cave: Discovering Lascaux
Artist/Author/Cast:
McCully, Emily Arnold
Call Number:
J944.72 M1337s 2010
Description:

Recounts the true story of how four boys looking for buried treasure in the south of France in 1940 stumbled upon something much more valuable.

The Stinky Cheese Man
Artist/Author/Cast:
Scieszka, Jon; Smith, Lane (Illustrator)
Call Number:
J398.2 S4165s
Description:
The Stories Julian Tells
Artist/Author/Cast:
Cameron, Ann; Strugnell, Ann (Illustrator)
Call Number:
JF Cameron
Description:

Meet seven-year-old Julian and his younger brother Huey in these delightful short chapters.

The Sword in the Tree
Artist/Author/Cast:
Bulla, Clyde Robert; Bowles, Bruce (Illustrator); Bulla
Call Number:
JF Bulla
Description:

After his father is reported dead and his wicked uncle takes over the castle, eleven-year-old Shan hides his father's precious sword and, makes his way to King Arthur's court to seek help.

The Year of Billy Miller
Artist/Author/Cast:
Henkes, Kevin (Author, Illustrator)
Call Number:
JF Henkes
Description:
Who's That Stepping on Plymouth Rock?
Artist/Author/Cast:
Fritz, Jean; Handelsman, J. B. (Illustrator)
Call Number:
J974.482 F9199w 1998
Description:

A colorful story about the significance of Plymouth Rock in American history.

Will You Sign Here, John Hancock?
Artist/Author/Cast:
Fritz, Jean; Hyman, Trina Schart (Illustrator)
Call Number:
J92 Hancock
Description:

A biography of the first signer of the Declaration of Independence outlining all that he did for himself as well as what he did for Massachusetts and his new nation.

You Are the First Kid on Mars
Artist/Author/Cast:
O'Brien, Patrick (Author, Illustrator)
Call Number:
J919.92304 O1356y 2009
Description:

In the spirit of books that once imagined colonies on the moon, Patrick O'Brien has created a unique look at your first trip to Mars.

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Artist/Author/Cast:
Banyai, Istvan
Call Number:
JP Banyai
Description:

Hang on as pictures zoom in, and then out. Just when you think you know where you are, guess again.

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