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Grade 3

ArtRageous!

From the Series DIY Series

This colorful and quirky book introduces young artists to a variety of art techniques through 25 dynamic step-by-step projects, including canvas paintings, collages, doodled drawings, wall… Read More →

  • Lexile: 940
  • Dewey: 745.5

A Savanna Food Chain: A Who-Eats-What Adventure in Africa

From the Series Follow That Food Chain

Welcome to an African Savanna! As you walk through the tall grass, the Savanna seems flat and empty. But it is full of life, from a tortoise munching on some green leaves to a lion prowling… Read More →

  • Lexile: 760
  • ATOS: 4.8
  • Dewey: 577.4'8096
Fall 2019

A Scarf and a Half

From the Series Early Bird Readers — Orange (Early Bird Stories ™)

Granny Mutton loves to knit, but her grandson Little Lionel is not impressed by his overly long scarf. Luckily Lionel's friends find lots of fun things they can do with a scarf and a half!… Read More →

  • Lexile: 460
  • ATOS: 2.2
  • Dewey: 428.6/2
Spring 2019

A Scarf for Keiko

It's 1942. Sam's class is knitting socks for soldiers and Sam is a terrible knitter. Keiko is a good knitter, but some kids at school don't want anything to do with her because the Japanese… Read More →

  • Lexile: 570
  • Dewey: [E]

A Second, a Minute, a Week with Days in It: A Book about Time

From the Series Math Is CATegorical ®

The zany CATegorical cats introduce the measurement of time, from seconds, minutes, and hours up to decades. Brian P. Cleary and Brian Gable bring their winning teamwork to this playful, fun… Read More →

  • Lexile: 750
  • ATOS: 3.6
  • Dewey: 529

A Secret Keeps

Before a weekend visit to his grandparents' farm, a little boy discovers that his grandpa has a secret waiting for him. "Grampa, what’s the secret," he asks, but all Grampa will say is… Read More →

  • Lexile: 580
  • ATOS: 2.7
  • Dewey: [E]

A Seder for Tu B'Shevat

This celebration traces the history of the New Year for Trees and highlights the importance of conservation. Features stories, seed-planting, and music. Read More →

  • Dewey: 296.4'39

A Shogun's Guide

From the Series How-To Guides for Fiendish Rulers

I am a fearless shogun, the military ruler of Japan. People are afraid of me—and they should be. I have even more power than the emperor. I followed the rules to achieve my high position—and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 760
  • ATOS: 5.1
  • Dewey: 952/.02

Asia

From the Series Pull Ahead Books — Continents

Describes the landscapes, geology, weather, oceans, coastlines, air, soil, plants, animals, and people of the continent of Asia. Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.2
  • Dewey: 915

Ask Mia: Pictographs

From the Series Math Matters ®

Mia's bossy attitude causes a staff revolt at the school newspaper! Read More →

  • Lexile: 510
  • ATOS: 2.2
  • Dewey: [E]

A Slave's Education in Courage: The Life of Frederick Douglass

From the Series Setting the Stage for Fluency

In 1845, Frederick Douglass’s first autobiography became a bestseller. Many readers could not believe that such a brilliant writer was ever a slave. When Douglass wrote the book, slavery had… Read More →

  • ATOS: 4.3
  • Dewey: 812

A Snowstorm Shows Off: Blizzards

From the Series Bel the Weather Girl

Wow! A snowstorm on a school day turns into a blizzard. Cody is afraid he could be stuck in school until summer! Bel the Weather Girl helps her friends understand what makes some snowstorms… Read More →

  • Lexile: 510
  • ATOS: 3.0
  • Dewey: 551.55'5

A Spectacular Selection of Sea Critters: Concrete Poems

What might you see if you swam in the sea? Dive on in to encounter everything from dolphins and octopuses to sea turtles and squirrel fish. This clever book features concrete poems about a… Read More →

  • Dewey: 811'.54

A Spiny Back and Green Scaly Skin (Iguana)

From a leathery, white egg, a tiny snout appears. Then a bright green head, skinny body, and long, thin tail emerge. Who does this adorable little baby belong to? With stunning photographs… Read More →

  • Lexile: 540
  • ATOS: 3.3
  • Dewey: 597

A Spy Called James: The True Story of James Lafayette, Revolutionary War Double Agent

Told for the first time in picture book form is the true story of James Lafayette—a slave who spied for George Washington's army during the American Revolution. But while America celebrated… Read More →

  • Lexile: 940
  • ATOS: 5.2
  • Dewey: 973.3'85092
Fall 2019

As Quiet as a Mouse

From the Series Early Bird Readers — Purple (Early Bird Stories ™)

Edgar keeps waking up his new baby sister, but he can't help being noisy. Luckily, his friend Ruby has an idea! Can Edgar learn to be as quiet as a mouse? This story about Edgar the elephant… Read More →

  • Lexile: 460
  • ATOS: 2.0
  • Dewey: 428.6/2

Asteroid Hunters

From the Series Get to Work with Science and Technology

A powerful telescope has discovered a giant object speeding through our solar system. Is it an asteroid? Will its orbit bring it close to Earth? Is there a chance it could one day collide… Read More →

  • Lexile: 890
  • ATOS: 5.7
  • Dewey: 629

A Story to Tell: Traditions of a Tlingit Community

From the Series We Are Still Here: Native Americans Today

Frances Nannauck Kraus takes her eleven-year-old granddaughter, Marissa, to Kake, Alaska--the place of much of their family history. On one of their walks, they climb up a hill to the tallest… Read More →

  • ATOS: 5.0
  • Dewey: 979.8'004972

Astrological Signs: Facts, Trivia, and Quizzes

From the Series Mind Games

What's your astrological sign? Could it influence your decision-making, your personality, or your future? Horoscopes, birth charts, and other zodiac tools can tell you a lot about who you… Read More →

  • Lexile: 690
  • Dewey: 133.5/4

Astronaut and Physicist Sally Ride

From the Series STEM Trailblazer Bios

Have you ever dreamed of going to outer space? When Sally Ride was a little girl, she watched on TV as astronaut John Glenn launched into space. Twenty years later, she became the first… Read More →

  • Lexile: 910
  • ATOS: 5.6
  • Dewey: 629.45/0092 [B]

Astronaut Ellen Ochoa

From the Series STEM Trailblazer Bios

When Ellen Ochoa was young, male American astronauts walked on the moon. But girls were not allowed to be astronauts. Girls didn't often study science either—but Ochoa didn't let that stop… Read More →

  • Lexile: 840
  • ATOS: 5.5
  • Dewey: 629.450092 [B]

Astronaut Mae Jemison

From the Series STEM Trailblazer Bios

While watching Star Trek on television as a child, Mae Jemison was certain she would one day visit space. As an adult, she made this dream a reality when she became the first black female… Read More →

  • Lexile: 790
  • ATOS: 5.3
  • Dewey: 629.450092

Astrophysicist and Space Advocate Neil deGrasse Tyson

From the Series STEM Trailblazer Bios

Have you ever stared into the night sky, full of stars and planets? As a kid, Neil deGrasse Tyson was star-struck when he first visited a planetarium. The universe was calling him. Tyson… Read More →

  • Lexile: 780
  • ATOS: 4.9
  • Dewey: 523.01092

A Style All Her Own

Isabelle Ashley Parker McBride has a style all her own. She wears special outfits for every event, from going to the dentist to having tea, and everyone admires her unique sense of style… Read More →

  • ATOS: 4.8
  • Dewey: [E]