3rd Grade Summer Reading

Mrs. Archer’s Recommended 2011 Summer Reading
3rd Grade
(This list is a combination of books that fall under incoming and outgoing 3rd Grade Reading Levels and 3rd Grade Interests.)

Third grade is an excellent time to start introducing children to fairy tales, tall tales, and Caldecott winning books.  A few Caldecott winners are listed below.  For a complete list see  http://www.ala.org/ala/mgrps/divs/alsc/awardsgrants/bookmedia/caldecottmedal/caldecotthonors/caldecottmedal.cfm

Allison, Jennifer          Gilda Joyce, Psychic Investigator

Blume, Judy                Soupy Saturdays with the Pain and the Great One

Brett, Jan                     Hedgie’s Surprise

Cannon, Janell             Stellaluna

Clements, Andrew       Frindle

Cleary, Beverly             The Ramona Books
                                    The Mouse and the Motorcycle
                                    Ralph S. Mouse

Cronin, Doreen              The Trouble With Chickens

DiCamillo, Kate           Because of  Winn-Dixie

Gifford, Peggy             Moxy Maxwell Does Not Love Stuart Little

Grindley, Sally             Dear Max
Haddix, Margaret Petterson      Dexter the Tough

Kinney, Jeff                Diary of a Wimpy Kid series.

Leedy, Loreen             Mapping Penny’s World

Pennypacker, Sarah     The Clementine Series

Polacco, Patricia          Thank You, Mr. Falker

Priceman, Marjorie      How to Make An Apple Pie and See the World

Various Authors:         The 39 Clues series

Caldecott Winners:

2008    Selznik, Brian              The Invention of Hugo Cabret
2007    Wiesner, David                        Flotsam
1999    Briggs, Jaqueline          Snowflake Bentley
1992    Rathman, Peggy           Officer Buckle and Gloria