Third Grade: Start Here

These books are shelved in the Juvenile Fiction section under the author’s last name, unless a different call number is listed. Having trouble finding a title? Please ask at the reference desk. We’re happy to help!

Won-Ton: A Cat Tale Told in Haiku

By Lee Wardlaw

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A cat arrives at a shelter, arranges to go home with a good family, and settles in with them, all the while letting them know who is boss and, finally, sharing his real name.

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What to Do about Alice? How Alice Roosevelt Broke the Rules, Charmed the World, and Drove Her Father Teddy Crazy!

By Barbara Kerley

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Theodore Roosevelt had a small problem. Her name was Alice. Alice Lee Roosevelt was hungry to go places, meet people, do things! Father called it running riot. Alice called it eating up the world. Whether she was entertaining important White House visitors with her pet snake or traveling the globe, Alice bucked convention and turned every new experience into an adventure!

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Waiting for Magic

By Patricia MacLachlan

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When Papa goes away for a little while, his family tries to cope with the separation by adopting four dogs and a cat.
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The Trouble with Chickens: A J .J. Tully Mystery

By Doreen Cronin

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A hard-bitten former search-and-rescue dog helps solve a complicated missing chicken case.
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Over and Under the Snow

By Kate Messner

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Over the snow the world is hushed and white, but under the snow is a secret world of squirrels and snowshoe hares, bears and bullfrogs, and many others who live outside in the woods during the winter.
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Never Glue Your Friends to Chairs

By Katherine Applegate

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When his class’ bee antennae would not stay on their heads and the drummers would not stay in their seats for the open house play, Roscoe decides to help by using the "don't-you-dare" glue.
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Mercy Watson Goes for a Ride

By Kate DiCamillo

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Mr. Watson's usual Saturday drive in his Cadillac with his favorite pig, Mercy, turns into an adventure when an unexpected passenger shows up in the back seat and Mercy finds herself behind the wheel.
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Make way for Dyamonde Daniel

By Nikki Grimes

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Spunky Dyamonde Daniel misses her old neighborhood, but when she befriends a boy named Free, another new student at school, she finally starts to feel at home.
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Love and Roast Chicken: A Trickster Tale from the Andes Mountains

By Barbara Knutson

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In this folktale from the Andes, a clever guinea pig repeatedly outsmarts the fox that wants to eat him for dinner.

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Keena Ford and the Field Trip Mix-Up

By Melissa Thomson

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Keena and her class go on a field trip to the United States Capitol where they meet a congressman and Keena makes a big impression, which she documents in her new journal.
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