Juvenile Easy Readers, Level 3

This list is designed to help you find beginning reading material for your young reader. 
Level 3 (1st-2nd Grade) books contain longer sentences and phrases. Some are divided into short, simple chapters. Stories at this level help develop comprehension and fluency.
If your child finds these books too easy to read, ask library staff for help in locating transitional books in the juvenile fiction area.

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Sam the Minuteman
Artist/Author/Cast:
Benchley, Nathaniel; Lobel, Arnold
Call Number:
JER Benchley
Description:

The American Revolution is starting, and Sam and his father, a Minuteman, are ready to fight against the British.

Tales of Oliver Pig
Artist/Author/Cast:
Van Leeuwen, Jean; Lobel, Arnold (Illustrator)
Call Number:
JER Van Leeuwen
Description:

Five adventures of Oliver Pig with his family.

Wagon Wheels
Artist/Author/Cast:
Brenner, Barbara; Brenner, B.
Call Number:
JER Brenner
Description:

A young African American boy describes the wilderness adventures of his pioneering family in Kansas in the 1870s.

Young Cam Jansen and the Spotted Cat Mystery
Artist/Author/Cast:
Adler, David A.; Natti, Susanna (Illustrator)
Call Number:
JER Adler
Description:

When a cat appears in their classroom one rainy day, Cam and her friend Eric figure out where it came from.

Zack's Alligator
Artist/Author/Cast:
Mozelle, Shirley; Watts, James (Illustrator)
Call Number:
JER Mozelle
Description:

When Zack soaks his new alligator keychain in water, it grows into a full-sized and fun-loving alligator.

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