Grade 3 - Librarian's Reading Suggestions

The Night Crossing Karen Ackerman
I Was a Third Grade...series Mary Jane Auch
Aussie Bites books Various Authors
Emily Eyefinger series Duncan Ball
Flat Stanley series Jeff Brown
The SOS File Betsy Byars
Ellen Tebbits Beverly Cleary
Jake Drake series Andrew Clements
Amber Brown series Paula Danziger
The Cody stories Betsy Duffy
Rosy Cole books Sheila Greenwald
Hanuman retold by Erik Jendres
Herbie Jones series Suzy Kline
The Princess Tales Gail Carlson Levine
Judy Moody series Megan MacDonald
The Good Fortune Gang Margaret Mahy
Be a Perfect Person in just Three Days Stephen Manes
Koko’s Kitten Dr. Francine Patterson
Tree of Cranes Allan Say
The Stinky Cheese Man Jon Scieszka
Life Like Mine by DK and Unicef
Spider Storch series Gina Willner-Pardo

Suggested Authors for 2nd Grade Readers

Ann Cameron
Chris Van Allsburg
Beverly Cleary
Roald Dahl
Paula Danziger
Betsy Duffy
Patricia Reilly Giff
Johanna Hurwitz
Dick King-Smith
Suzy Kline
Laurie Lawlor
Lois Lowry
Patricia MacLachlan
Stephen Manes
Shel Silverstein
Mark Teague
David Weisner
E.B. White
Laura Ingalls Wilder
Vera Williams

Family Read-Alouds

Indian in the Cupboard Lynn Reid Banks
Caddie Woodlawn Carol Ryrie Brink
Babe, the Gallant Pig Dick King-Smith
The Librarian who Measured the Earth Kathryn Lasky
One Hand Clapping Rafe Martin
The New Kid on the Block Jack Prelutsky
The Best School Year Ever Barbara Robinson
Harry Potter series J.K. Rowling
Many Ideas Open the Way Randy Snook
Forging Freedom Hudson Talbott
The Faithful Elephants Yukio Tsuchiya
The Velveteen Rabbit Margery Williams