Popular 3rd Grade Books
Best Books for Third-Graders
Whether you're planning for literature circles, read aloud, or independent reading, it can be challenging to find quality novels with engaging plots that support deep conversation and critical thinking about the text. That's why I compiled this list of the 20 best books for third graders. Whether you are preparing your classroom library or trying to find a great book for your own child, these 20 novels are amazing reads for your third-grade students. To help you determine which books are the best fit for your class, I shared a short summary of the plot. Read more about what a trifold novel study is here. I know your third graders will love these great stories!
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These new and classic titles are perfect for all kinds of third-grade readers. Or you can try alternating back and forth — they read a page, then you read a page — so they can practice their reading but not get so bogged down they lose sight of the story arc. When is Roald Dahl not a good idea? This book is a quick read and hilariously funny. This series is so much fun because it mixes art history with heart-pounding adventure.