Grade 3 – Reading List

  1. Horrible Harry moves up to third grade

Suzy Kline

Horrible Harry and friends start off third grade with a new room and a field trip to an old copper mine to study rocks.


  1. Sarah, plain and tall

Patricia MacLachlan

When their father invites a mail-order bride to come live with them in their prairie home, Caleb and Anna are captivated by their new mother and hope that she will stay.


  1. Beans on the roof

Betsy Byars J FIC BYA

As each of the five members of the Bean family tries to write a “roof” poem, they come to realize just how nice it is to be a Bean.


  1. Fat men from space Daniel Manus Pink water

Through his radio tooth, William learns of an invasion by spacemen who are taking all of earth’s supply of junk food.


  1. The chocolate touch / Patrick Skene Catling

A boy acquires a magical gift that turns everything his lips touch into chocolate


  1. Three tales of my father’s dragon/Ruth Stiles Gannett

A compilation of three tales which relate the fantastic adventures of Elmer Elevator and a baby flying dragon named Boris.


  1. The reluctant dragon Kenneth Grahame

In this illustrated, abridged version of the original, the boy who finds the dragon in the cave knows it is a kindly, harmless one, but how can he convince the frightened villagers and, especially, St. George the dragon killer that there is no cause for concern?


  1. Bunnicula : a rabbit-tale of mystery / Howe  Deborah

Though scoffed at by Harold the dog, Chester the cat tries to warn his human family that their foundling baby bunny must be a vampire.

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