My Booklist

  • Windom Elementary » For Parents » Recommended Reading Lists » Grade 3 Recommended Reading List

    Reading is a wonderful way to expand your mind, learn about the world, develop your imagination, and have fun! It is my absolute favorite thing to do, and my greatest hope for my students is that they will learn to love reading too. Give one (or more!) of these books a try! 


    Grade 3 Reading List


    Miss Nelson is Missing

    Harry Allard 3.1

    Arthur Goes to Camp

    Marc Brown 2.7

    The Night Before Thanksgiving

    Natasha Wing 3.1

    Boxcar Children

    Gertrude Chandler Warner 3.2

    A House for a Hermit Crab

    Eric Carle 3.2

    Don’t Make Me Smile

    Barbara Park 3.1

    Herbie Jones

    Barbara Park 3.0

    Ricky Ricotta’s Mighty Robot

    Dav Pilkey 3.0

    The Beast in Ms. Rooney’s Room

    Patricia Reilly Giff 3.2

    How a Book is Made

    Aliki 3.3



    Rosie and Michael

    Judith Viorst 3.4

    Miss Nelson is Back

    Harry Allard 3.5

    Cam Jansen

    David Adler 3.4

    From Ice to Rain

    Marlene Reidel 3.5

    Judy Moody Gets Famous

    Megan McDonald 3.2

    Boomer’s Big Surprise

    Constance McGeorge 3.4

    Amber Brown

    Paula Danzinger 3.4

    Buffalo Bill and the Pony Express

    Eleanor Coerr 3.4

    Flat Stanley

    Tomi Ungerer 3.4

    Brave Kids: Cora Frear

    Susan Goodman 3.4




    Freckle Juice

    Judy Blume 3.6

    Magic Treehouse

    Mary Pope Osbourne 3.9

    Magic Schoolbus

    Joanna Cole 3.9

    Just PLain Fancy

    Patricia Polacco 3.8

    Frog Wore Red Suspenders

    Jack Prelutsky 3.7

    A Picture Book of Hanukkah

    David Adler 3.6


    Barbara Park 4.1

    Dinnosaur Bones

    Aliki 3.7

    Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day

    Judith Viorst 3.9

    The Pain and the Great One

    Judy Blume 3.9

Books we've read together

  • Little House in the Big Woods

    by Laura Ingalls Wilder Year Published: Average
    The first in her series, Laura Ingalls Wilder takes us back to her life as a little girl in the woods of Wisconsin in the 1800's. Her detailed descriptions of pioneer life show us how different things used to be, while her family interactions are as familiar to us as if they happened in our own homes.
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  • Mouse and the Motorcycle

    by Beverly Cleary Year Published: Average
    Ralph the mouse loves excitment and adventure, and he gets both when he is given a motorcycle!
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