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Third Grade Reading List







Bauer, Joan
J BAUER

Moving to Hillcrest, Ohio, when his adoptive father accepts a temporary job, twelve-year-old Jeremiah, a heart transplant recipient, has sixty days to find a baseball team to coach.
Cameron, Ann
J CAMER

Relates episodes in seven-year-old Julian's life which include getting into trouble with his younger brother Huey, planting a garden, what he did to grow taller, losing a tooth, and finding a new friend.
Creech, Sharon
J CREEC

Jack is studying poetry again in school, and he continues to write poems reflecting his understanding of famous poems and how they relate to his life.
Estes, Eleanor
J ESTES

Wanda is ridiculed by her classmates for wearing the same faded blue dress every day. Wanda claims she has one hundred dresses at home, but everyone knows she doesn't and bullies her. Only after Wanda has moved away do her class mates fully understand.
Howe, Deborah and James Howe
J HOWE

Harold the dog and Chester the cat must find out the truth about newest pet in the Monroe household--a suspicious-looking bunny with unusual habits...and fangs!
Korman, Gordon
J PAPERBK KORMA

Four kids. One mountain.They come from all across America to be the youngest kid ever to climb Everest. But only one will reach the top first. The competition is fierce. The preparation is intense. The challenge is breathtaking. When the final four reach the higher peaks, disaster strikes -- and all that separates the living from the dead is chance, bravery, and action.
Lassieur, Allison
J PAPERBK LASSI

Describes the life and times of the era known as the Middle Ages. The reader's choices reveal the historical details of life as a knight in the 1100s, life in a royal castle in the 1200s, and life during the Black Plague in the 1300s.
Ratliff, Thomas M.
J624.23 RATLI

Takes an historical look at the building of the Brooklyn Bridge in New York, examining its occupational hazards and the massive undertaking required to construct such a structure in the nineteenth century.
Rockwell, Thomas
J ROCKW

Because of a bet, Billy is in the uncomfortable position of having to eat fifteen worms in fifteen days.
White, E.B.
J WHITE

Wilbur, the pig, is desolate when he discovers that he is destined to be the farmer's Christmas dinner until his spider friend, Charlotte decides to help him.