Grade 3

Spring 2020

A Bowl Full of Peace: A True Story

In this deeply moving nonfiction picture book, award-winning author Caren Stelson brings Sachiko Yasui's story of surviving the atomic bombing of Nagasaki and her message of peace to a young… Read More →

  • Lexile: 650
  • Dewey: 940.54/252244092 [B]
Fall 2019

A Box of Socks

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

Granny Mutton has made a box full of socks for Little Lionel's friends. But Little Lionel gets all the socks mixed up and has to find out which pair goes where! Carefully leveled text and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 450
  • ATOS: 1.8
  • Dewey: 428.6/2

A Boy Named Beckoning: The True Story of Dr. Carlos Montezuma, Native American Hero

This story reveals the remarkable life of a Native American boy named Wassaja, or "Beckoning," who was kidnapped from his Yavapai tribe and sold as a slave. Adopted by an Italian photographer… Read More →

  • Lexile: 880
  • ATOS: 6.0
  • Dewey: 970.004'97

Abraham Lincoln: A Life of Respect

From the Series Pull Ahead Books — Biographies

Do you know… • whose face is on the penny? • how slavery ended in the United States? • what jobs Abraham Lincoln had before he became president? Read More →

  • ATOS: 2.9
  • Dewey: 973.7'092

Abraham's Search for God

"Who made the clouds?" Abraham asks. "Who made the flowers?" Even as a child, he knows there must be something greater than idols of clay and stone. As he observes and questions the world… Read More →

  • Lexile: 540
  • ATOS: 3.1
  • Dewey: 222'.11092

A Child's Calendar

From the Series Live Oak Media eReadalong

"...This read-along is a richly sensory experience.... sound effects of chirping birds, tromping feet, lowing cows, whirring insects, exploding fireworks, pounding surf, buzzing bees… Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.9

A clases otra vez, Mallory (Back to School, Mallory)

From the Series Mallory en español (Mallory in Spanish)

Summer is over and that can only mean one thing for eight-year-old Mallory McDonald (like the restaurant, but no relation)—she has to go back to school. But not just any school, a new school… Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.8
  • Dewey: [Fic]

A Cloud Forest Food Chain: A Who-Eats-What Adventure in Africa

From the Series Follow That Food Chain

Welcome to an African cloud forest! As you set off down the mountain path, all you see ahead is a thick tangle of vines and bamboo trees. But the cloud forest is full of life, from a collared… Read More →

  • ATOS: 5.1
  • Dewey: 577.34096

A Concert in the Sand

A grandma and her little grandson take a walk along a Tel-Aviv street and encounter the conductor and musicians of the Israel Philharmonic gathering for their first performance. This… Read More →

  • Lexile: 600
  • Dewey: [E]

A Coral Reef Food Chain: A Who-Eats-What Adventure in the Caribbean Sea

From the Series Follow That Food Chain

Welcome to a Caribbean coral reef! As you snorkel just offshore, you see brilliant fish, waving sea anemones, diving turtles - maybe even a prowling barracuda! The coral reef is full of life… Read More →

  • ATOS: 5.4
  • Dewey: 577.7'8916

Action Figures: Paintings of Fun, Daring, and Adventure

From the Series Bob Raczka's Art Adventures

Here’s your ticket to see some of the most colorful characters of the art world in action. Bob Raczka presents ringmasters, cannon blasters, dragon slayers, baseball players, and more - all… Read More →

  • Dewey: 704.9'42

Ada Byron Lovelace & the Thinking Machine

Ada Lovelace, the daughter of the famous romantic poet, Lord Byron, develops her creativity through science and math. When she meets Charles Babbage, the inventor of the first mechanical… Read More →

  • ATOS: 5.0
  • Dewey: 510.92

A Day at an Airport

From the Series Time Goes By

Tickets please! Final boarding call! Check out these eight action-packed scenes to see what happens during a full day at a busy airport. In each picture, the airport buzzes with activity… Read More →

  • Lexile: 590
  • Dewey: 387.7'36

A Day at a Zoo

From the Series Time Goes By

Monkeys! Seals! Tigers! Check out these eight action-packed scenes to see what happens during a full day at a busy zoo. In each picture, the zoo buzzes with activity. Visitors, zookeepers… Read More →

  • Lexile: 560
  • Dewey: 590.73

A Day in a City

From the Series Time Goes By

Traffic jams, news stands, and theater fans, oh my! Check out eight action-packed scenes to see what happens during a full day in a busy city. In each picture, the city buzzes with activity… Read More →

  • Lexile: 570
  • Dewey: [E]

Adele: Soulful Singer

From the Series Pop Culture Bios

You probably know Adele as the powerful, Grammy Award-winning soul singer of hits like "Rolling in the Deep" and "Set Fire to the Rain." But did you know that she: • was almost expelled… Read More →

  • Lexile: 760
  • ATOS: 4.8
  • Dewey: 782.42164092

A Desert Food Chain: A Who-Eats-What Adventure in North America

From the Series Follow That Food Chain

Welcome to the desert! Some people think of the desert as a hot, dry, lifeless place. But it is full of life, with diamondback rattlesnakes stalking scorpions and coyotes prowling for rabbits… Read More →

  • Lexile: 830
  • ATOS: 5.1
  • Dewey: 577.54'16

A Different Kind of Passover

Jessica loves spending Passover with her grandparents. But this year, Grandpa is sick and can't lead the seder like he always does. Jessica knows Passover won't be the same. But maybe she can… Read More →

  • Lexile: 630
  • Dewey: [E]

A Dog Named Haku: A Holiday Story from Nepal

It's the Festival of Lights in Nepal, and today is the day to honor dogs! Brothers Alu and Bhalu wander the streets of Kathmandu, passing by twirling kites and bamboo swings, looking for a… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1250
  • Dewey: [E]

A Dog's Breakfast

From the Series The Nightmare Club

The Nightmare Club is not for just ANYBODY. Only the spookiest, scariest stories get told at Annie's Halloween sleepovers―and if you can't take it, well, tough! Getting lost in the woods is… Read More →

  • Lexile: 630
  • ATOS: 3.9
  • Dewey: [Fic]

A Dollar, a Penny, How Much and How Many?

From the Series Math Is CATegorical ®

In this funny look at money, Brian P. Cleary and Brian Gable explain the basics of bills and coins. The comical cats of the wildly popular Words Are CATegorical® series show young readers how… Read More →

  • Lexile: 780
  • Dewey: 332.4'973
Fall 2019

AdoraBULL

Alfred is a bull, and bulls are reliable and dependable. When his best friend Tom wants to bring home a new, adorable pet, Alfred realizes he may need to up his game if he wants to stay… Read More →

  • Lexile: 520
  • ATOS: 2.5
  • Dewey: [E]
Fall 2019

A Dreidel in Time: A New Spin on an Old Tale

Devorah and Benjamin are excited to open their Hanukkah present from Bubbe and Zayde, which turns out to be an ugly old dreidel. It's a big disappointment—until the dreidel transports them… Read More →

  • Lexile: 570
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Adrian Peterson

From the Series Amazing Athletes

Running back Adrian Peterson of the Minnesota Vikings didn't waste any time proving that he belonged in the National Football League (NFL). During his first season in 2007, Adrian set the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 700
  • ATOS: 4.2
  • Dewey: 796.332092