3rd Grade

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Picture Books (JPB)

JPB Barnett      Sam and Dave Dig a Hole

JPB Clanton      Rot

JPB Cooper      River

JPB Diaz      Island Born

JPB Fogliano      A House That Once Was

JPB McDaniel      Hands Up!

JPB Miller      Be Kind

JPB Morales      Dreamers

JPB Munson      Enemy Pie

JPB Quintero      My Papi Has A Motorcycle

JPB Ransome      The Bell Rang

JPB Rubin              Dragons Love Tacos and Dragons Love Tacos 2

JPB Shea           Unicorn Thinks He’s Pretty Great and Unicorn Is Maybe Not So Great, Afterall

JPB Woodson     The Day You Begin or Each Kindness

JBP Vere     How To Be A Lion

Easy Readers

J E  Faruqi     Yasmin the Explorer (series)

J E Lin     Ling and Ting (series)

J E Marshall     George and Martha: The Best of Friends (series)

J E McDonald     Stink Moody in Master of Disaster (series)

J E Yee     Abracadabra! Magic with Mouse and Mole (series)

J E Willems     Harold and Hog Pretend for Real

Moving UP

JMU Benton     Franny K. Stein: Lunch Walks Among Us (series)

JMU Chabert      Eerie Elementary:  The School is Alive (series)

JMU Colleen      Super Happy Party Bears (series)

JMU Cronin      The Chicken Squad (series)

JMU Dominguez      Stella Diaz has Something to Say

JMU Elliott      Owl Diaries

JMU Green      Sophie Mouse (series)

JMU Hale      The Princess in Black (series)

JMU Kawai      The Adventures of Hamtaro

JMU Keene      Nancy Drew and the Clue Crew (series)

JMU Luper      Key Hunters: The Mysterious Moonstone (series)

JMU Quinn      Kingdom of Wrenly (series)

JMU Scieszka      Knights of the Kitchen Table (series)

JMU Silverstein      The Missing Piece Meets the Big O

JMU Sternberg      Like Bug Juice on a Burger (series)

JMU Thorpe      In a Blink (series)

JMU Vernon      Dragonbreath (series)

JMU Warner      Ellray Jakes is Not a Chicken (series)

JMU Warner      Boxcar Children


J Allen      The Magnificent Mya Tibbs (series)

J Angleburger      The Strange Case of Origami Yoda (series)

J Applegate      The One and Only Ivan,  Endling or Crenshaw

J Barnhill      The Girl Who Drank the Moon

J Birney      The World According to Humphrey (series)

J Blume      Superfudge (series) or Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing

J Brallier      The Last Kids on Earth (series)

J Brown      The Wild Robot and The Wild Robot Escapes

J Buckley      The Fairy Tale Detectives (series) or Sisters Grimm (series)

J Chokshi     Aru Shah and the End of TIme (series)

J Cleary     Dear Mr. Henshaw

J Cline-Ransome      Finding Langston

J Creech      Saving Winslow

J DiCamillo     The Tale of Despereaux,  Edward Tulane or Because of Winn Dixie

J Dahl     The BFG

J Gidwitz      Unicorn Rescue Society (series)

J Gorman      Schooled

J Grimes      Words with Wings

J Horvath     Mr. and Mrs. Bunny - Detectives Extraordinaire!

J Howe      Bunnicula

J Kessler      The Tail of Emily Windsnap (series)

J Lai      Inside Out and Back Again

J Lin      The Year of the Dog or Where the Mountain Meets the Moon

J McAlpine      The Misadventures of Edgar and Allan Poe

J Perl      When Life Gives You OJ

J O’Connor      Wish

J Weeks      Pie


Nature and Animals

J 585.5 Chin     Redwoods

J 582.16 Worth      I Can Name 50 Trees Today!

J 712 Mulder      Going Wild: Helping Nature Thrive in Cities

J 363.7387 Herman      What Is Climate Change

J 571.455 Bang     Ocean Sunlight

J 577.789 Simon     Coral Reefs

J 599.536 Pallotta      Killer Whale vs. Great White Shark

J 363.7387 Cole      Magic School Bus and the Climate Challenge                  

J 551.22 Branley      Earthquakes                                                                        

J 551.552 Cole      Magic School Bus inside a Hurricane                                                  

J 590 Ruurs      In My Backyard                                                                      

J 591.468 Aston     An Egg is Quiet                                                                                                                        

J 595.44 Bredeson      Hair-shooting Tarantulas and other Weird Spiders          

J 595.5 Gibbons     Whales                                                                                   

J 597.95 Bishop      Lizards                                                                                  

J 599.8846 Patterson      Koko - Love!                    


Food, Science, Sports Crafts and History                                               

J 608 St. George      So you want to be an Inventor                                             

J 641.862 Older     Ice Cream               

J 746.434 Larson             Hello, crochet friends! Making Art, Being Mindful, Giving back 

J 641.822 Wang      Magic Ramen: The Story of Momofuku Ando                                                                                 

J 920.75 Schatz      Rad Women Worldwide

J 973 Eggers      Her Right Foot                         

J 796.323 Cooper      Jump: From the Life of Michael Jordan                              

J 910.45 Gibbons      Pirates : Robbers of the High Sea                                      

J 931.04 Cole      Mrs. Frizzle's Adventures: Imperial China         



J 979.462 Bimner      Angel Island                              

J 745.5083 Junior           Junior Maker              

J 793.738 Nilsen      Mousemazia (Maze activity book) 

J 745.54 Westing      Out of the Box (Cardboard Engineering)        

CA Native American Tribes and Geography

J 979.4 Ansary      All Around California

J 979.4 Bruun      California

J 979.4 Ryan      Our California

J 979.4004 Tieck      Chumash

J 979.4004 Williams      Miwok

J 979.400 Gray-Kanatiiosh      Ohlone

J 979.4004 Pomo

J 979.4004 Gray-Kanatiiosh      Shoshone


JB Aaron      Hank Aaron: Brave in Every Way

JB Asawa      A Life Made By Hand (Ruth Asawa)

JB Belpré      Planting Stories (Pura Belpré)

JB Burton      Big Machines (Virginia Lee Burton)

JB Collins T     he Man Who Went to the Far Side of the Moon

JB Collins      Brave Ballerine (Janet Collins)

JB Carson      Spring After Spring (Rachel Carson)

JB Goodall      Me, Jane

J B Johnson      Whoosh! Lonnie Johnson’s Super-Soaking Stream of Inventions     

JB Kandinsky      The Noisy Paintbox

JB Kellerman      Mermaid Queen (Annette Kellerman)

JB Maathai      Mama Miti (Wangari Maathai and the Trees of Kenya)

JB Mills      Harlem’s Little Blackbird (Florence Mills)

JB Sotomayor      A Judge Grows in the Bronx (Sonia Sotomayor)

Graphic Novels

JGN A      Avatar the Last Airbender (series)

JGN B      Baby Mouse

JGN B      Bone (series)

JGN C      Cardboard Kingdom

JGN E      El Deafo

JGN H      Hilda and the Troll (series)

JGN H      Hilo (series)

JGN L      Lucy and Andy Neanderthal

JGN L      Lunch Lady (series)

JGN M      Max and the Midknights

JGN M      Mighty Jack

JGN S      Science Comics Coral Reefs (series)

JGN S      Sharks: Nature’s Perfect Hunter

JGN S      Star Wars Jedi Academy

JGN Z      Zita the Spacegirl


J 818.5402 Hall      Dino Riddles                                                                          

J 811.54 Prelutsky      It’s Raining Pigs and Noodles or Pizza, Pigs and Poetry       

J 808.81 Proper      The Proper Way to Meet a Hedgehog                                    

J 811.54 Shields      Lunch Money and Other Poems About School                  

J 811.54 Silverstein     Falling Up or Where the Sidewalk Ends          

J 398.2 Young      Lon Po Po: A Red Riding Hood Story from China

J398.24 Bruchac     How Chipmunk Got His Stripes

J 398.2 Aardema     Why Mosquitoes Buzz in People’s Ears

J 398.2 Martin     The Rough-Face Girl