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Grade 3

Spring 2020

World's Best (and Worst) School Jokes

From the Series Laugh Your Socks Off!

What is a math teacher's favorite dessert? Pi! Kids will love making their classmates and teachers laugh (or roll their eyes) with these humorous jokes about school. Read More →

  • Lexile: 520
  • Dewey: 818/.602

World's Best (and Worst) Spooky Jokes

From the Series Laugh Your Socks Off!

How did the ghost patch his sheet? And why couldn't the mummy stop looking in the mirror? You'll find out in this fun book of spooky jokes! Read on for jokes that are so funny, they're scary—p Read More →

  • Lexile: 510
  • Dewey: 818/.602

World's Best (and Worst) Sports Jokes

From the Series Laugh Your Socks Off!

What do you call a goal made by a triceratops? And what is a hockey player's favorite chess move? You'll find out in this book jam-packed with sports jokes! Learn jokes that are sure to be a… Read More →

  • Lexile: 550
  • Dewey: 818/.6020803579

World's Biggest Reptiles

From the Series Extreme Reptiles

Learn about snakes that swallow their meals whole and massive saltwater crocodiles! Take a journey in search of the largest reptiles on Earth with full-color illustrations designed to keep… Read More →

  • Lexile: 920
  • Dewey: 597.902

World's Deadliest Reptiles

From the Series Extreme Reptiles

Travel to Africa to meet the longest snake on the continent, the black mamba, which is also one of the fastest in the world. A dangerous cast of characters with comic-style illustrated… Read More →

  • Lexile: 880
  • Dewey: 597.9165

World's Sneakiest Reptiles

From the Series Extreme Reptiles

Discover the clever ways different creatures find dinner—or avoid becoming dinner! You wouldn't want to play hide-and-seek with these reptiles. Learn all about them with illustrated spreads… Read More →

  • Lexile: 970
  • Dewey: 597.9

World's Weirdest Reptiles

From the Series Extreme Reptiles

Find out where the world's weirdest reptiles live and hunt, along with some of their most bizarre behaviors. Illustrated spreads engage young readers and keep them captivated as they learn… Read More →

  • Lexile: 910
  • Dewey: 597.902

World's Weirdest Sharks

From the Series Wild World of Sharks

Chances are, when you think of sharks, it's the great white or hammerhead that swim into view! But the world's oceans hold around 500 different species of sharks, and some are extremely… Read More →

  • Lexile: 930
  • Dewey: 597.3/3

World War II Code Breakers

From the Series Heroes of World War II (Alternator Books ® )

Discover the true stories of code breakers who worked behind the scenes during World War II. Men and women cracked enemy codes in order to gain information that helped the Allies win the war. Read More →

  • Lexile: 1010
  • ATOS: 6.1
  • Dewey: 940.54/86

World War II Escapes and Rescues

From the Series Heroes of World War II (Alternator Books ® )

Many daring escapes and rescues took place during World War II. Troops often faced harrowing conditions, including being captured by the enemy and getting lost at sea. Find out how they… Read More →

  • Lexile: 830
  • ATOS: 5.3
  • Dewey: 940.54/72

World War II Resistance Fighters

From the Series Heroes of World War II (Alternator Books ® )

In the 1940s, Adolf Hitler and his Nazi German forces were taking control of European countries. They killed and assaulted people, stealing food and other supplies for themselves. Many in the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 900
  • ATOS: 5.6
  • Dewey: 940.53/1

World War II Spies and Secret Agents

From the Series Heroes of World War II (Alternator Books ® )

Under cover and in secret during World War II, Allied spies and secret agents worked behind the scenes to send messages, take pictures, and find out about the enemy's plans. These spies broke… Read More →

  • Lexile: 940
  • ATOS: 6.1
  • Dewey: 940.54/860922
Fall 2019

Wreck-It Ralph Quizzes: When the Game Is Over, the Fun Begins

From the Series Disney Quiz Magic

Are you a superfan of Wreck-It Ralph? Could you race your way through Slaughter Race no sweat? Test your Wreck-It Ralph knowledge with these quizzes! Multiple choice, true/false, and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 580
  • Dewey: 791.43/75

Write and Record Your Own Songs

From the Series Digital Makers (Alternator Books ® )

Perhaps you've always dreamed about performing your music for others. Grab a mic and let's get going! Share your music with family, friends, or even the whole world by writing a song and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 860
  • Dewey: 782.42/13

Written Anything Good Lately?

Have you ever thought about all the different types of writing you can do? You may write papers for school and e-mails to your friends. Some of you might enjoy writing stories and poems… Read More →

  • Dewey: 808

Xavier Ox's Xylophone Experiment

From the Series Animal Antics A to Z ®

Xavier Ox loves music. But sometimes his drumming is rather EXPLOSIVE! So Alpha Betty and Xavier's classmates start an exciting experiment to build an extra-strong xylophone—just for Xavier Ox. Read More →

  • Lexile: 510
  • ATOS: 2.9
  • Dewey: [E]

X Marks the Spot!: Coordinate Graphing

From the Series Math Matters ®

After Jake and Leo reluctantly move into their grandfather's old house, they receive a mysterious postcard about treasure maps in the attic. Following the clues on the maps, Jake and Leo… Read More →

  • Lexile: 470
  • ATOS: 2.0
  • Dewey: [E]

Yaffa and Fatima: Shalom, Salaam

Two neighbors—one Jewish, one Muslim—have always been best friends. When they both fall on hard times, can they find a way to help each other? In Fawzia Gilani's retelling of this folktale—whi Read More →

  • Lexile: 530
  • Dewey: [E]

¿Ya te enteraste? (Did You Hear about Jake?)

From the Series Lecturas para niños de verdad — Nivel 2 (Real Kids Readers — Level 2)

Jake tells his friend Hank that he's learning to bake, but Hank misunderstands and begins a chain of misinformation that spreads throughout school. Somehow Jake's news gets sillier and sillier! Read More →

  • Dewey: [E]

Yellow Everywhere

From the Series Lightning Bolt Books ® — Colors Everywhere

Look around you. Do you see tall sunflowers? A bunch of ripe bananas? A yellow traffic light? A puppy’s yellow fur? The color yellow is found in nature, at home, in the community, and in many… Read More →

  • Lexile: 520
  • ATOS: 2.5
  • Dewey: 535.6

Yellowstone: America's First National Park

From the Series Core Content Social Studies — Let's Celebrate America

As the flagship of the National Park Service, Yellowstone National Park has a special place in the hearts and minds of conservationists. Thanks to the leadership of far-sighted President… Read More →

  • Lexile: 830
  • Dewey: 978.7

Yellowstone National Park

From the Series Lightning Bolt Books ® — Famous Places

Did you know that Yellowstone National Park has more geysers and hot springs than anywhere else on Earth? The geyser called Old Faithful shoots boiling water 130 feet (40 meters) into the air! Read More →

  • Lexile: 590
  • ATOS: 3.5
  • Dewey: 978.7'52

Yogurt and Cheeses and Ice Cream That Pleases, 2nd Edition: What Is in the Dairy Group?

From the Series Food Is CATegorical ™

What is in the dairy group? Cheese, yogurt, pudding, and much more. Brian P. Cleary's goofy verse and Martin Goneau's humorous illustrations give young readers gallons of examples from the… Read More →

  • Dewey: 600

Yoko Yak's Yakety Yakking

From the Series Animal Antics A to Z ®

Yodel-odel-odel, yak yak yak! Yoko Yak can’t seem to stop chatting! And it makes her classmates wonder—what do you do with a yakety yak? Read More →

  • Lexile: 470
  • ATOS: 2.6
  • Dewey: [E]