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3rd Grade Suggested Summer Reading List
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Wednesday, May 24, 2017
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·      Because of Winn-Dixie by Kate DiCamillo

Ten-year-old India Opal has her first summer in a new town and makes a new friend in a Winn –Dixie.

·      Follow the Water from Brook to Ocean by Arthur Dorros

This book follows water from brook, to stream, river, delta, and to the ocean.

·      The BFG by Roald Dahl

The BFG is no ordinary giant and it’s lucky for Sophia that he isn’t, because the other giants want them for breakfast!

·      Geronimo Stilton series by Geronimo Stilton

Geronimo Stilton lives on New Mouse Island, works at The Rodent’s Gazette and published over 40 adventure novels that many have enjoyed.

·      Ivy and Bean series by Annie Barrows

A series about two opposites girls that become fast friends.

·      Sarah. Plain and Tall by Patria MacLachlan

Sarah Elisabeth Wheaton answers Papa’s advertisement for a wife, while Anna and Caleb wait and wonder what she will be like.

·      Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day by Judith Voirst

Alexander knew it was going to be a bad day when he woke up with gum in his hair. It only got worse from there.

·      The Bumblebee Queen by April Pulley Sayre

This nonfiction book describes the life of a North American bumblebee queen.

·      My Weird School series by Dan Gutman

This series is about AJ and his friend, Andrea who go to the wacky  Ella Mentry School.

·      The Relatives Came by Cynthia Rylant

The Relatives came to visit from Virginia and everyone has a really good time.

·      Thunder Cake by Patricia Polacco

A Grandmother finds a way to get rid of her grandchildren’s fears of thunder.

·      Chrysanthemum by Kevin Henkes

Chrysanthemum loves her name, until she starts going to school and the other children make fun of it.

·      Story of Ruby Bridges by Robert Coles

A true story of the first African American sent to first grade in an all white school.


Highlighted titles can be found at the Tallassee Public Library.