Third Grade

Clementine

By Sara Pennypacker and Marla Frazee (Illustrator)

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Irrepressible third-grader Clementine always has an ingenious idea “sproinging up” in her brain, each leading to a series of humorous mishaps. Followed by "The Talented Clementine.”

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A Handful of Beans: Six Fairy Tales

By Jeanne Steig and William Steig (Illustrator)

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This collection of six traditional fairy tales is much more than a handful of entertainment, with its droll text and humorous illustrations. Don’t let the small size deceive you—this book packs a big dose of fun.

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The Hungry Coat: A Tale from Turkey

By Demi

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After being forced to change to a fancy new coat to attend a party, Nasrettin Hoca tries to feed his dinner to the coat, reasoning that it was the coat that was the invited guest.

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The Absent Author

By Ron Roy

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Dink Duncan and his two friends investigate the apparent kidnapping of famous mystery author Wallis Wallace. The first book in the A-Z Mystery series.

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Tarzan

By Robert San Souci

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The famous story of a boy raised by apes, who never saw a human until he was grown.

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Kate Shelley and the Midnight Express

By Margaret Wetterer

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Fifteen-year-old Kate risks her life in a storm to prevent a train disaster.

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Blueberries for the Queen

By Katherine Paterson, ohn Paterson, and Susan Jeffers (Illustrator)

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In the summer of 1942, when Queen Wilhelmina of the Netherlands lives down the road from his family's house in Massachusetts, young William decides to take her some of the blueberries he has picked. Based on a true story.

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Bill Pickett, Rodeo Ridin' Cowboy

By Andrea Davis Pinkney and Brian Pinkney (Illustrator)

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The story of one of the most daring African-American cowboys who developed the rodeo act of bulldogging, his unique form of steer wrestling, in the late 1800s.

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Berta, a Remarkable Dog

By Celia Barker Lottridge and Elsa Myotte (Illustrator)

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Berta the dachshund is a tender and watchful foster mother to a newborn lamb
and other young animals in her farmyard - just as she plans to be with her
own puppies.

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America's Champion Swimmer: Gertrude Ederle

By David A. Adler and Terry Widener (Illustrator)

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A winner of Olympic, U.S., and World awards for swimming, Trudy Ederle decided to swim the English Channel and was the first to do it!

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