Monday, August 16, 2010

Read Alouds for Third Grade

In keeping up with our Read Aloud focus, here are 100 Books to Read in Third Grade.  What books would you add?

¨      A Letter to Amy by Ezra Jack Keats
¨     Charlie and the Chocolate Factory by Roald Dahl
¨     Homer Price by Robert McCloskey
¨     Little House in the Big Woods by Laura Ingalls Wilder
¨     Dr. Desoto by William Steig
¨     The Hundred Dresses by Eleanor Estes
¨     Streganona by Tomie dePaola
¨     The Giving Tree by Shel Silverstein
¨     A Chair for My Mother by Vera B. Williams
¨     The Legend of the Bluebonnet by Tomie dePaola
¨     The Keeping Quilt by Patricia Polacco
Anchor Texts for Reading and Writing Lessons
¨      Please Write in this Book by Mary Amato
¨     Author: A True Story by Helen Lester
¨     The Drinking Gourd by F.N. Monjo
¨     Keepers by Jeri Hanel Watts
¨     The Relatives Came by Cynthia Rylant
¨     All I See by Peter Catalanotto
¨     An Angel for Solomon Singer by Cynthia Rylant
¨     Grandpa’s Face by Eloise Greenfield
¨     Abiyoyo by Pete Seeger
¨     Miss Rumphius by Barbara Cooney
¨     The Honest to Goodness Truth by Patricia McKissack
Folk and Fairy Tales
¨      Fairy Tale Feasts: A Literary Cookbook for Young Readers and Eaters by Jane Yolen & H. Stemple
¨     Coyote Steals the Blanket by Janet Stevens
¨     Doctor Coyote: A Native American Aesop’s Fables  by Jon Bierhorst
¨     Once in a Wood: Ten Tales from Aesop by Eve Rice
¨     Paul Bunyan by Steven Kellogg
¨     Pecos Bill by Steven Kellogg
¨     Rumpelstiltskin by Grimm (illustrated by P. Zalinsky)
¨     Sleeping Ugly by Jane Yolen
¨     The Girl Who Loved Wild Horses by Paul Boble
Words, Math Concepts, and Poetry Books
¨          Frindle by Andrew Clements
¨          I and You and Don’t Forget Who: What is a Pronoun? by Brian Cleary
¨          Grandfather Tang’s Story by Ann Tompert
¨          How Much is a Million? by David Schwartz
¨          Where the Sidewalk Ends by Shel Silverstein
¨          The New Kid on the Block by Jack Prelutsky
¨          Eating Fractions by Bruce McMillan
¨          The Boy Who Loved Words by Roni Schotter
¨          Miss Alainius:  A Vocabulary Disaster by Debra Frasier
¨          Fanny’s Dream by Caralyn Buehner
Award Winners and Honor Books
¨     Two Bad Ants by Chris Van Allsburg
¨     The Cat Who Went to Heaven by Elizabeth Coatsworth
¨     Many Moons by James Thurber
¨     Fables by Arnold Lobel
¨     26 Fairmont Avenue by Tomie dePaola
¨     The Invention of Hugo Cabret by Brian Selznick
¨     A River of Words: The Story of William Carlos
    Williams by Jen Bryant
¨     A Boy Called Slow: The True Story of Sitting Bull by
      Joseph Bruchak
Historical Fiction/Mystery/Series Books
¨      Judy Moody by Megan McDonald
¨     Dog Diaries: Secret Writings of the WOOF Society by Betsy Byars
¨     Molly’s Pilgrim by Barbara Cohen
¨     Samuel Eaton’s Day by Kate Waters
¨     Sarah Morton’s Day by Kate Waters
¨     Amber Brown by Paula Danziger
¨     Cam Jansen by David Adler
¨     Encyclopedia Brown by Donald J. Sobol
¨     Rent Party Jazz by William Miller
Fantasy/Daydreams/Fiction books with Lessons
¨      2030:  A Day in the Life of Tomorrow’s Kids by A. Zuckerman and J. Daly
¨     Babe the Gallant Pig by Dick King-Smith
¨     The Conquerors by David McKee
¨     The Quiltmaker’s Gift by Jeff Brumbeau
¨     Flossie and the Fox by Patricia McKissack
¨     The Fortune Tellers by Lloyd Alexander
¨     Mirandy and Brother Wind by Patricia MacKissack
¨     The Big Red Barn by Eve Bunting
¨     The Bicycle Man by Allen Say
Informational Text
¨      La Mariposa by Francisco Jimenez
¨     Humphrey the Lost Whale: A True Story by W. Tokuda & R. Hall
¨     Reaching for the Moon by Buzz Aldrin
¨     Living Color by Steve Jenkins
¨     Cleopatra by Diane Stanley
¨     Mountains by Seymour Simon
¨     Mummies Made in Egypt by Aliki
¨     Spiders by Gail Gibbons
¨     Salt in His Shoes by Roslyn Jordan
Silly Books  
¨     George and Martha by James Marshall
¨     Thunder Rose by Jerdine Nolen
¨     The Trial of Cardigan Jones by Tim Egan
¨     Runny Babbit: A Billy Sook by Shel Silverstein
¨     Sideways Stories from Wayside School by Louis Sachar
¨     The Great Quillow by James Thurber
¨     Mishmash by Molly Cone
¨     Piggie Pie! by Margie Palatini
¨     The Ghost-Eye Tree by Bill Martin, Jr. & John Archembault
¨     Dogs Rule! by Daniel Kirk
¨     Diary of a Worm by Doreen Cronin
¨     Cinder-Elly by Frances Minters
Realistic Fiction
¨      The Facts and Fiction of Minna Pratt by Patricia MacLachlan
¨     Dexter the Tough by Margaret Peterson Haddix
¨     Dare to Dream! by Carl Sommer
¨     The Rag Coat by Lauren Mills
¨     Class Clown by Johanna Hurwitz
¨     Grandaddy’s Place by Helen Griffith
¨     Me & Neesie by Eloise Greenfield
¨     New Neighbors for Nora by Johanna Hurwitz
¨     Ragtime Tumpie by Alan Schroder
¨     Now One Foot, Now the Other by Tomie dePaola
¨     Abuela by Arthur Dorros
Train to Somewhere by Eve Bunting 

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