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These texts were specifically chosen by Booksource to support third grade-level instruction based on the Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts and Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science, and Technical Subjects. The range of selected texts includes traditional stories such as folktales and myths from various cultures (RL.3.2), texts from various genres to help with study of conventions and structure (R.3.5), books from favorite series (RL.3.9), and various informational texts on the same topic (RI.3.9).
CCSS Grade 3 Classroom Library See All

Amber Was Brave, Essie Was Smart

Amos And Boris

Big Orange Splot, The

Buddy, The First Seeing Eye Dog

Bugs! Bugs! Bugs!

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CCSS Grade 3 Literary Texts See All

Amber Was Brave, Essie Was Smart

Amos And Boris

Big Orange Splot, The

Cabinet Of Curiosities: 40 Tales Brief And Sinister, The

Chocolate Touch, The

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CCSS Grade 3 Informational Texts See All

Buddy, The First Seeing Eye Dog

Bugs! Bugs! Bugs!

Can We Save The Tiger?

Ellis Island

Emma's Poem: The Voice Of The Statue Of Liberty

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CCSS Grade 3 Extension See All

"Who Could That Be At This Hour?"

12 Biggest Breakthroughs In Energy Technology, The

12 Most Amazing American Battles, The

Action Jackson

Alien Escape

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CCSS Grade 3 Extensions + Literacy Cart See All

"Who Could That Be At This Hour?"

12 Biggest Breakthroughs In Energy Technology, The

12 Most Amazing American Battles, The

Action Jackson

Alien Escape

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CCSS Grade 3 New Books See All

Brilliant World Of Tom Gates, The

Danger In Ancient Rome

Guys Read: Terrifying Tales

History Of Money, The

Iron Trial, The

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CCSS Grade 3 Fantasy & Science Fiction See All

Alien Escape

Empty City, The

Pi In The Sky

Snicker Of Magic, A

Storm Makers, The

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CCSS Grade 3 Favorite Series See All

Bunnicula: A Rabbit-Tale Of Mystery

Clementine

Horrible Harry And The Hallway Bully

Lemonade War, The

Lost Treasure Of The Emerald Eye

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CCSS Grade 3 Favorite Stories See All

Bigmama's

Capture The Flag

Donavan's Word Jar

Freedom Summer

Henry Huggins

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CCSS Grade 3 Graphic Novels See All

Dogs Of War

Dunderheads, The

Misadventures Of Salem Hyde, The

Nancy Drew Diaries 1

Phoebe And Her Unicorn

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CCSS Grade 3 Greek & Roman Mythology See All

Athena The Brain

Cyclopes

Gods And Goddesses Of Olympus, The

Greek Myths For Young Children

Odysseus

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CCSS Grade 3 Historical Fiction See All

Dagger Quick, The

Darling, Mercy Dog Of World War I

I Survived The Battle Of Gettysburg, 1863

Indian School, The

Meaning Of Maggie, The

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CCSS Grade 3 Illustrated Chapter Books See All

"Who Could That Be At This Hour?"

Flora And Ulysses: The Illuminated Adventures

Lulu And The Brontosaurus

Missing Monkey!

Mistakes Were Made

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CCSS Grade 3 Multicultural Character Stories See All

Dad, Jackie, And Me

Girl With A Brave Heart: A Tale From Tehran, The

Grandfather's Journey

How My Parents Learned To Eat

Junebug

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CCSS Grade 3 Multicultural Folktales & Fairy Tales See All

Elephant's Friend And Other Tales From Ancient India, The

Empty Pot, The

Finn MacCool And The Giant's Causeway: An Irish Folk Tale

Ganesha's Sweet Tooth

Imani's Moon

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CCSS Grade 3 Mysteries See All

Beth's Story, 1914

Big Bad Detective Agency

Case Of The Snack Snatcher, The

Doll Graveyard, The

Mystery Of The Cursed Poodle, The

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CCSS Grade 3 Persuasive Stories See All

Clementine's Letter

Great Kapok Tree, The

Have I Got A Book For You!

How Oliver Olson Changed The World

Old Henry

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CCSS Grade 3 Poetry See All

Brick By Brick

Come With Me: Poems For A Journey

Gone Fishing: A Novel In Verse

Honey, I Love And Other Poems

If I Were In Charge Of The World And Other Worries

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CCSS Grade 3 Point Of View & Perspective See All

Ben And Me

Encounter

Extraordinary Mark Twain (According To Susy), The

Great Migration, The

Lady Liberty: A Biography

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CCSS Grade 3 Realistic Fiction See All

Desperate Adventures Of Zeno And Alya, The

Dog Days

Fourth Grade Rats

Gone Crazy In Alabama

Handful Of Stars, A

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CCSS Grade 3 Social Emotional Learning See All

Courage Of Sarah Noble, The

Hundred Dresses, The

Now Look What You've Done

Princess Penelope's Parrot

Rookie Bookie, The

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CCSS Grade 3 Trickster Tales See All

Anansi The Spider: A Tale From The Ashanti

Coyote: A Trickster Tale

How The Stars Fell Into The Sky

Jabuti The Tortoise: A Trickster Tale From The Amazon

Love And Roast Chicken: A Trickster Tale From The Andes Mountains

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CCSS Grade 3 Civics & Government Stories See All

Class Election From The Black Lagoon, The

Election Madness

Frandidate, The

I Could Do That: Esther Morris Gets Women The Vote

If I Ran For President

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CCSS Grade 3 Civics & Government Informational Texts See All

Documents Of Freedom: A Look At The Declaration Of Independence, The Bill Of Rights, And The U.S. Constitution

Kids' Guide To America's Bill Of Rights, Revised Edition, A

O, Say Can You See? America's Symbols, Landmarks, And Important Words

Shh! We're Writing The Constitution

What Presidents Are Made Of

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CCSS Grade 3 Ocean Stories See All

Deep-Sea Disaster

Magic School Bus On The Ocean Floor, The

On Kiki's Reef

Save The White Whale!

Shark Whisperer, The

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CCSS Grade 3 Ocean Life Informational Texts See All

Coral Reefs

Manfish: A Story Of Jacques Cousteau

Mighty Atlantic Ocean, The

Neighborhood Sharks: Hunting With The Great Whites Of California's Farallon Islands

What If There Were No Sea Otters? A Book About The Ocean Ecosystem

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CCSS Grade 3 Read Aloud Stories See All

Charlotte's Web

End Of The Beginning: Being The Adventures Of A Small Snail (And An Even Smaller Ant), The

Just A Dream

Miraculous Journey Of Edward Tulane, The

Mudball

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CCSS Grade 3 Read Aloud Informational Texts See All

All Pigs Are Beautiful

Bat Loves The Night

Ella Fitzgerald: The Tale Of A Vocal Virtuosa

Energy Island: How One Community Harnessed The Wind And Changed Their World

Gentle Giant Octopus

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CCSS Grade 3 Ancient Civilizations Informational Texts See All

Ancient Egypt

Dirty Rotten Vikings: Three Centuries Of Longships, Looting And Bad Behavior

Great Wall Of China

Hail! Ancient Greeks

I Wonder Why Romans Wore Togas

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CCSS Grade 3 Biographies Of Creative Peoples See All

Action Jackson

Ballerina Dreams

Django: World's Greatest Jazz Guitarist

Duke Ellington: The Piano Prince And His Orchestra

Island Treasures: Growing Up In Cuba

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CCSS Grade 3 Biographies Of Famous Scientists And Inventors See All

Astrophysicist And Space Advocate Neil Degrasse Tyson

Electrical Wizard: How Nikola Tesla Lit Up The World

Fabulous Flying Machines Of Alberto Santos-Dumont, The

Genetics Expert Joanna L. Kelley

Gregor Mendel: The Friar Who Grew Peas

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CCSS Grade 3 Biographies Of Famous Women See All

Amelia Earhart: Young Aviator

America's Champion Swimmer: Gertrude Ederle

Brave Girl: Clara And The Shirtwaist Makers' Strike Of 1909

Elizabeth Leads The Way: Elizabeth Cady Stanton And The Right To Vote

Let It Shine: Stories Of Black Women Freedom Fighters

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CCSS Grade 3 Food Chains & Webs See All

Deserts

Food Chains

Food Webs

Food Webs

Pass The Energy, Please!

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CCSS Grade 3 Fractions See All

Ancient Formula: A Mystery With Fractions, The

Apple Fractions

Charlie Piechart And The Case Of The Missing Pizza Slice

Fraction's Goal - Parts Of A Whole, A

Fractions = Trouble!

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CCSS Grade 3 Life Cycles See All

Bee

Dandelion Seed, The

Gift Of The Tree, The

It's Our Garden: From Seeds To Harvest In A School Garden

Mysterious Tadpole, The

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CCSS Grade 3 Physical Science Informational Texts See All

12 Biggest Breakthroughs In Energy Technology, The

Crash Course In Forces And Motion With Max Axiom, Super Scientist, A

Experiments With Sound And Light

Gravity

Pressing Down: The Lever

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CCSS Grade 3 Primary Source Materials See All

12 Most Amazing American Battles, The

Anne Frank In Her Own Words

Birth Of The United States, The

D-Day: The Invasion Of Normandy, 1944

Little Rock Nine: A Primary Source Exploration Of The Battle For School Integration, The

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CCSS Grade 3 The Water Cycle Informational Texts See All

All The Water In The World

Clean Water

Did A Dinosaur Drink This Water?

Every Last Drop: Bringing Clean Water Home

Precipitation

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