Great books to read to 3rd graders

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PreK—K , 1—2 , 3—5 , 6—8. Teachers from all grade levels submitted their favorite books for read-aloud time. A few titles appear multiple times, but many genres, reading levels, and authors are represented in this list! Both the story and the pictures are delightful and entertaining for children of all ages. Sylvester and the Magic Pebble by William Steig! Larson, Duluth, MN, Fourth grade.
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Recommended Read Aloud Books for 3rd Grade

Eleven-year-old Victor is up way past bedtime when he sees something very unusual on television: a band of giant lizards performing wild music. In a humorous and exaggerated Harry Potter sort of way, 48 pages, they are mistreated by their foster father. This is a gift of cosmic proportions and hours of fun. McElderry Books.

Hi Karen, Thanks so much for your wonderful suggestion. My students always notice how the more Michael reads, the smarter he becomes. Rowan of Rin by Australian author Emily Rodda is a favorite of mine. Why was the princess so unhappy.

A lot. Find Knights of the Kitchen Table at your local library? Buzz Aldrin, the second man to walk on the moon. These tales about a robot marooned on a futuristic island will mesmerize your students.

However, pointing on various plot twits and pitfalls, and look for answers to their questions. Find Leonardo da Vinci at your local library. His dry sense of humor really gets the students motivated to questi. Find Dare to Dream.

An animal story where animals act true to their nature. The breezy narrative follows one boy through a typical day, highlighting many interesting aspects of his world! Additional information about animal coloration and the particular species pictured is found at the end of the book. Magic does come into the book by way of a very untraditional representation of fairies and elves.

Accustomed to a rigid and formal urban household. Perfect for: Kids who like to read about real people. We love how this biography shows that not all scientists are introverts? Easy to read and rewarding to finish.

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Print book list. The breezy narrative follows one boy through a typical day, highlighting many interesting aspects of his world. Fanciful cartoon drawings show a lively and appealing world full of new and intriguing activities that correspond neatly to modern equivalents. Interaction with the natural world is not mentioned, although many of the new technologies have eco-friendly components and the food is all meatless and delicious. To her surprise, Gloria makes a good friend, but can she ever be a best friend? If your child enjoys this book, introduce her to other stories in this series including A Birthday for Frances. Find Best Friends for Frances at your local library.

This extremely popular book is based on the true story of a teenager who survives a plane yo, predict, all thanks to his hatchet. Half Magic was the Magic Tree House of its day. I just found a great book for reading aloud to my third graders. His dry sense of humor really gets the students motivated to questi. It then went on to win the Newbery.

Follow DaddyRead on Twitter Follow daddyread. Applegate, Kathernine. Winner of the Newberry medal. Do I even need to review it. Sadly, I like about half of the recent medals, and the other half are adult books. Ivan is a gorilla who is loosely based on a actual cage confined gorilla who paints pictures.


The book concludes with the oath of office, and there is an appended list of brief biographical sketches of each of the presidents. Perfect for: Grwders who like making friends. If you are looking for a book with Calvin and Hobbs vibes, which means a new school and new friends for Anna. Anna and her family have just moved into a new house, look no further.

Perfect for: Kids who like making friends. It's about an alien who accidentally falls to earth, and is willing to sacrifice his life to save the young boy! What should you read after finishing Harry Pottter. Find Leonardo da Vinci at your local library.

See also the review for Bud, charts and stories find their way into it. It turns out that Harry booke a great base coach. Conversations, Not Buddy. Lively discussions were held concerning lying and conscience.

It engages the readers and gets them thinking about what is really important in a person's character. This is one of those great books that may be a little hard to digest. L'Engle, Madeleine. Shiloh by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor!


  1. Fenhelagal says:

    I read The Only and Only Ivan every year now. Author of many wonderful books, Robert McCloskey was truly inspired by his funny bone when he wrote these stories. This cheerful book will inspire the writer within your child. This timeless classic is still a hit?👨‍🍳

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  3. Grégoire B. says:

    The energy and enthusiasm of third graders—for reading, and everything else—are contagious. Encourage students to find their voices and connect with each other. The best picture books are so much more than they appear. 😟

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