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Entering 3rd Grade

Reading Independently

Adler – Cam Jansen (series) (L,M)

Barrows - Ivy & Bean (M)

Birney - The world according to Humphrey (O)

Bruel - Bad Kitty (M)

Christopher – The dog that pitched a no-hitter (L)

Cleary – Muggie Maggie (O)

Danziger – Amber Brown (series) (N)

Friedman – Mallory on the move (series) (O)

Hale - The princess in black (series) (M)

Kline - Horrible Harry (series) (L)

Marshall – Three by the sea (series) (J)

McDonald – Stink (Series) (N)

Osborne – Magic tree house (series) (M)

Parks – Junie B. Jones (series) (M)

Pennypacker – Clementine (Q)

Sachar – Marvin Redpost (series) (L)

Sharmat - Nate the great (series) (K)

Stilton – Geronimo Stilton (series) (N,O)

Chapter Books to Read Together

These are books that may be too difficult to read independently, but are perfect forlistening to and sharing with parents or an older reader.(You can also get most of them in audiobook form fromthe library)

Applegate - The one and only Ivan

Atwater - Mr. Popper’s penguins

Burnett - A little princess

Catling - The chocolate touch

Cleary - Ramona the pest

Dahl - Charlie and the chocolate factory

DiCamillo - The miraculous journey of Edward Tulane

Estes - The hundred dresses

Gannett - My father’s dragon

Lewis - The lion, the witch and the wardrobe

Martin - The doll people

Newman - Hachiko waits

Pennypacker - Pax

Pennypacker - Clementine

Sachar - Sideways stories from Wayside School

Travers - Mary Poppins

White - Charlotte’s web

White - Trumpet of the swans

Wilder - Little house in the big woods