Thursday, June 19, 2014

Summer reading favorites: 3rd grade suggestions

School is out for us--hooray! Our first outing was to get ice cream and visit the local branch of our public library. Do your kids wander about needing suggestions about what to read? Here are some of my favorite books to recommend for kids who have just finished 3rd grade.

Note: Our schools use the Fountas & Pinnell reading levels to help indicate "just right books" for students. I like to band these levels together, to look at a group of similar books.

Having Fun with Chapter Books (level N-O-P)
Graphic Novels We Love
Funny Stories (level Q-R-S)
Stories that Touch Your Heart (level Q-R-S)
Exciting Adventure and Fantasy (level Q-R-S)
Fascinating Nonfiction
Do you like these? Print out the whole list to take to the library or bookstore! Share it with friends!

Check out all of the 2014 summer reading lists I developed for grades K through 5 through SlideShare or this page.

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1 comment:

  1. I will pass this in; I'm not very good with younger age groups. I've always wondered whether the middle school romances, friend drama and misbehaviours in Origami Yoda and Dork Diaries would aooeal to younger readers. The covers in those always seemed much younger than the content to me. Thanks for a great list.