3rd Grade Reading List for Homeschool

Are you curious about what kind of books your child might be interested in as they go into grade three? I was, and with a third-grader again, for the last time, I have gone back to the books my girls have loved at this age. Use this 3rd grade reading list to get your kids started reading this year.

3rd Grade Reading List

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3rd Grade Reading List for Homeschool

The third grade is where my own kids have just read all the books. They would fly through the leveled reader books. They would dive into graphic novels and finish them before we would get home from the library.

Book Lists for 3rd Grade Readers

Life in the Amazon Rainforest

Welcome to the largest rainforest in the world, a vast wonder just waiting for you to explore. Follow along as pink dolphins dart through the flooded river, vampire bats swoop down from the trees, and giant green anacondas slowly slither across the forest floor.

Discovery in the Cave

This amazing true adventure story about the discovery of the Lascaux Cave will have young readers feeling that they’ve discovered something pretty special, too!

Hungry Plants

This book offers readers a bug’s-eye view into the strange and fascinating world of carnivorous plants. From the “jaws” of the Venus flytrap to the pretty sundew plant whose delicate tentacles entrap its prey, the unique anatomy and behaviors of meat-eating plants are detailed with clear, engaging text and art.

The Big Book of Silly Jokes for Kids

Reading jokes can tickle your funny bone and help you improve your reading skills. The Big Book of Silly Jokes for Kids is chock-full of knock-knock jokes, riddles, tongue twisters, and puns you can share with your friends and family for endless entertainment.

Junie B. Jones’s First Boxed Set Ever!

Laugh yourself silly with Junie B. Jones as she starts school! Funny books that your kids are going to love reading.

Amelia Bedelia

Short, fast-paced chapters, tons of friends and funny situations, and black-and-white illustrations on every page make the Amelia Bedelia chapter books an ideal choice for early readers.

Narwhal and Jelly

The Narwhal and Jelly books are delightfully silly graphic novels full of heart, friendship, and playful adventure.

Magic Tree House – Dinosaurs Before Dark, The Knight at Dawn, Mummies in the Morning, and Pirates Past Noon

Meet Jack and Annie! Jack and his younger sister, Annie, are just regular kids. But when they discover a treehouse in the woods, something magical happens. Jack and Annie are whisked back in time to the Age of Dinosaurs, a medieval castle, ancient pyramids, and treasure-seeking pirates.

3rd Grade Reading List

Flat Stanley, Invisible Stanley, Stanley in Space, and Stanley, Flat Again!

Stanley Lambchop is an ordinary boy. At least he was, until the night his bulletin board fell off the wall and flattened him. At only half an inch thick, Stanley can slide under doors, mail himself across the country in an envelope, and fly like a kite!

Nate the Great

Nate the Great has a new case! His friend Annie has lost a picture. She wants Nate to help her find it. Nate the Great must get all the facts, ask the right questions, and narrow the list of suspects so he can solve the mystery.

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