Grade 3

Welcome to the Seashore: Seashore Creatures

From the Series Science Storybooks

The seashore is densely populated with a variety of sea creatures, relying on their environment.This book provides fascinating information how these creatures feed and interact. Read More →

  • Lexile: 480
  • Dewey: 577.7

Welcome to the Tribe!: Book 1

From the Series Tib & Tumtum

All of the grownups in Tib's prehistoric tribe know that the dinosaurs disappeared ages ago. So of course they don't believe that Tib has made friends with one. But Tumtum the dinosaur is… Read More →

  • Lexile: 510
  • ATOS: 2.2
  • Dewey: 741.5'944

We Need Soil!: Soil

From the Series Science Storybooks

Many kinds of living things need soil. Different creatures live in soil. Soil contains nutrients that plants use to grow. And when living things die, they become part of the soil. It is a… Read More →

  • Lexile: 550
  • Dewey: 550

Werewolf Moon: Phases of the Moon

From the Series Science Solves It! ®

Could the new neighbor be a werewolf? Jake has to find out - before the full moon strikes and it's too late. Read More →

  • Lexile: 530
  • ATOS: 2.5
  • Dewey: [Fic]

We Use Tools All Day

From the Series Space Cat Explores STEM

Space Cat and her pal Dog help readers understand simple and complex tools we all use every day. Read More →

  • Lexile: 620
  • Dewey: 621.9
Fall 2019

Whale of a Tale

From the Series Scarlett and Sam

Scarlett and Sam are back again in a twist on the biblical adventure tale of Jonah and the whale. When the twins take Grandma Mina's special carpet to be cleaned and repaired, they encounter… Read More →

  • Lexile: 500
  • ATOS: 3.9
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Whales

From the Series Animal Lives

Learn all about the amazing world of whales, and follow their lives from calf to adult. Read More →

  • Lexile: 870
  • ATOS: 5.1
  • Dewey: 599.5

Whales

From the Series Live Oak Media eReadalong

"...an attractive, informative production." - School Library Journal Read More →

  • ATOS: 4.0

Whale Sharks in Action

From the Series Lightning Bolt Books ® — Shark World

Whale sharks are the biggest fish in the ocean! But what do whale sharks eat? And how long does it take them to grow so large? Get up close to these fearsome creatures and learn all about… Read More →

  • Lexile: 490
  • ATOS: 3.2
  • Dewey: 597.3/3

What a Beautiful World!: The Earth's Layers

From the Series Science Storybooks

Our world is big, beautiful, and amazing. Let's look at our lovely world by zooming down from outer space and into the ground. Then we'll travel further down to the bottom of the sea. Read More →

  • Lexile: 530
  • Dewey: 507
Fall 2019

What Are Conspiracy Theories?

From the Series Searchlight Books ™ — Fake News

Learn all about conspiracy theories that have emerged from the past to today. This accessible overview introduces young readers to thinking critically about the information they may glean… Read More →

  • Lexile: 930
  • Dewey: 001.9

What Are Fiction Genres?

From the Series Name That Text Type!

What are fiction genres? How is fiction different from other kinds of writing? Find out the key elements of fiction, such as characters, setting, and plot. Then explore different genres… Read More →

  • Lexile: 490
  • ATOS: 3.1
  • Dewey: 808.3

What Are Graphic Novels?

From the Series Name That Text Type!

What are graphic novels? How are graphic novels different from other kinds of writing? Find out how graphic novels are similar to and different from comic books. Explore features such as… Read More →

  • Lexile: 550
  • ATOS: 3.9
  • Dewey: 741.5'9
Fall 2019

What Are Hoaxes and Lies?

From the Series Searchlight Books ™ — Fake News

Read about hoaxes and lies that have been spread in both the past and present, and learn how they have deceived people. Readers will discover tips on how to identify a hoax and learn to think… Read More →

  • Lexile: 790
  • Dewey: 001.9/50973

What Are Legends, Folktales, and Other Classic Stories?

From the Series Name That Text Type!

What are legends, folktales, and other classic stories? How are they different from other kinds of writing? Find out the key elements of classic stories, such as theme, setting, and plot… Read More →

  • Lexile: 490
  • ATOS: 3.6
  • Dewey: 398.2

What Are Nonfiction Genres?

From the Series Name That Text Type!

What are nonfiction genres? How is nonfiction different from other kinds of writing? Find out about nonfiction text features, such as the table of contents, the glossary, and the index. Then… Read More →

  • Lexile: 520
  • ATOS: 3.4
  • Dewey: 808

What Are Plays?

From the Series Name That Text Type!

What are plays? How are they different from other kinds of writing? Find out about the parts of a play, including characters, scenes, setting, scripts, stage directions, and dialogue. Then… Read More →

  • Lexile: 520
  • ATOS: 3.4
  • Dewey: 792.09

What Are Programs and Apps?

From the Series Lightning Bolt Books ® — Our Digital World

Programs and apps make computers useful. They let you do homework on laptops. They let you play games on smartphones and tablets. What programs and apps are the most important? Who makes them? Read More →

  • Lexile: 640
  • ATOS: 4.0
  • Dewey: 005.3
Fall 2019

What Are Satire and Parody?

From the Series Searchlight Books ™ — Fake News

Satire and parody existed long before modern times. Readers will get an invaluable overview of how to identify satire and parody and how to think critically about current events. Read More →

  • Lexile: 840
  • Dewey: 809.7
Spring 2020

What Are Shadows?: Shadow

From the Series Science Storybooks

A boy wants to know what shadows are. Discover interesting facts about shadows along with him: what makes a shadow, how does a shadow get bigger, what the colors of a shadow mean, and more. Read More →

  • Lexile: 480
  • Dewey: 535

What a Team!: Book 3

From the Series Mr. Badger and Mrs. Fox

Is teamwork impossible for these brothers and sisters? Badger brothers Grub and Bristle want to build a boat with their friends, but their new fox sister Ginger always tries to take charge… Read More →

  • Lexile: 520
  • ATOS: 2.0
  • Dewey: 741.5'944

What Can Tails Do?: Tails

From the Series Science Storybooks

Why do animals have tails? This book answers that question in an easy and enjoyable way by examining the various ways animals use their tails for survival. It also shows how humans can do all… Read More →

  • Lexile: 490
  • Dewey: 591.4

What Can You Do?: A Book About Discovering What You Do Well

From the Series Shelley Rotner's Early Childhood Library

What Can You Do? is a book to help children discover their own special talents. Inspired by Dr. Howard Gardner's Frames of Mind, in which he outlines seven different kinds of intelligence… Read More →

  • Dewey: 153.9

What Can You Do with Money?: Earning, Spending, and Saving

From the Series Lightning Bolt Books ® — Exploring Economics

Do you get an allowance? Or have you ever been paid for doing chores, such as walking a neighbor’s dog or raking leaves? If so, you’ve earned money! Everyone has to decide what they will do… Read More →

  • Lexile: 550
  • Dewey: 331.2'1