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Holy Family Catholic School - 3rd Grade Book List

 

For 3rd GRADE, choose (1) book from the fiction list below and (1) book from the non fiction list below.  Use the SEARCH bar to find more titles in a given series like CAM JANSEN, NATE THE GREAT, or ENCYCLOPEDIA BROWN. 

 

How to Be Cool in the Third Grade Cover Image
By Betsy Duffey, Janet Wilson (Illustrator)
$4.99
ISBN: 9780141304663
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Puffin Books - July 1st, 1999

FICTION Choice 1

It's not easy to seem cool when the whole class knows you wear superhero underwear and your mom still kisses you goodbye at the bus stop. But Robbie York has a plan. 1) Get rid of the name Robbie. 2) Get jeans. 3) Avoid bullies like Bo Haney. If only it were that simple!


Young Cam Jansen and the Double Beach Mystery Cover Image
By David A. Adler, Susanna Natti (Illustrator)
$4.99
ISBN: 9780142500798
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Published: Penguin Young Readers - June 23rd, 2003

FICTION Choice 2

Cam Jansen has a great time looking for shells on the beach with her friend Eric and her aunt Molly. But when they're done, Cam's mother is nowhere in sight! She was just sitting under a red umbrella, so how could she have disappeared? With a click, Cam puts her photographic memory to work to find her mom.

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Cam Jansen: the Mystery of the Stolen Diamonds #1 Cover Image
By David A. Adler, Susanna Natti (Illustrator)
$4.99
ISBN: 9780142400104
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Published: Puffin Books - July 22nd, 2004

FICTION Choice 3

Can Cam help catch the diamond thief? Cam and her friend Eric are sitting at the mall when the jewelry store is robbed. Cam sees the thief, but the police arrest the wrong person. Now it's up to Cam to catch the real criminal!

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Nate the Great and the Fishy Prize Cover Image
$5.99
ISBN: 9780440400394
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Published: Yearling - February 1st, 1988

FICTION Choice 4

Nate the Great is about to enter his dog, Sludge, in the smartest pet contest. But when the prize disappears, it looks as if the contest will flop.
It's a tough case for Nate and Sludge as they search for clues leading to the missing prize. In more ways than one, it's a very fishy business. Can Nate and Sludge find the prize in time?

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Nate the Great and the Hungry Book Club Cover Image
$5.99
ISBN: 9780375845482
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Published: Yearling - July 12th, 2011

FICTION Choice 5

Rosamond has started a book club called Rosamond's Ready Readers. But she claims there's an evil page monster on the loose. This monster has ripped and ruined a page of the cookbook Rosamond uses to make treats for the club.  Nate the Great and his dog, Sludge, go to the next meeting of the book club . . . as undercover detectives. All the members are there. They are reading a book when one of Rosamond's Ready Readers discovers that a page is missing. Has the evil page monster struck again?  Nate and Sludge know they have a real case. Their search for evidence takes them to Rosamond's kitchen and to a school book sale where a librarian gives them important clues. Can the pancake-eating detective and his bonemunching partner solve their hungriest case yet?
 

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Encyclopedia Brown Saves the Day Cover Image
$5.99
ISBN: 9780142409213
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Published: Puffin Books - January 31st, 2008

FICTION Choice 6

As Idaville's ten-year-old star detective, Encyclopedia has an uncanny knack for trivia. With his unconventional knowledge, he solves mysteries for the neighborhood kids through his own detective agency. But his dad also happens to be the chief of the Idaville police department, and every night around the dinner table, Encyclopedia helps him solve some of the most baffling crimes. With ten confounding mysteries in each book, not only does Encyclopedia have a chance to solve them, but readers are given all the clues as well and can chime in with their own solutions. 

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Encyclopedia Brown and his Best Cases Ever Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780147508713
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Published: Puffin Books - January 24th, 2013

FICTION Choice 7

From The Case of the Stolen Diamonds to The Case of the Stolen Money, here are fifteen of Encyclopedia Brown's best mysteries, carefully selected from the entire series. Included is a never-before-published article written by Don Sobol about his reasons behind writing the Encyclopedia Brown series.

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The Story of Ruby Bridges Cover Image
By Robert Coles, George Ford (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9780439472265
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Published: Scholastic Paperbacks - September 1st, 2010

NON FICTION Choice 1

The year is 1960, and six-year-old Ruby Bridges and her family have recently moved from Mississippi to New Orleans in search of a better life. When a judge orders Ruby to attend first grade at William Frantz Elementary, an all-white school, Ruby must face angry mobs of parents who refuse to send their children to school with her. 


Moonshot: The Flight of Apollo 11 Cover Image
By Brian Floca, Brian Floca (Illustrator)
$19.99
ISBN: 9781534440302
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Published: Atheneum/Richard Jackson Books - April 9th, 2019

NON FICTION Choice 2

Simply told, grandly shown, and now with eight additional pages of brand-new art and more in-depth information about the historic moon landing, here is the flight of Apollo 11. Here for a new generation of readers and explorers are the steady astronauts clicking themselves into gloves and helmets, strapping themselves into sideways seats. Here are their great machines in all their detail and monumentality, the ROAR of rockets, and the silence of the Moon. Here is a story of adventure and discovery--a story of leaving and returning during the summer of 1969, and a story of home, seen whole, from far away.

 


Babe Ruth Saves Baseball! (Step into Reading) Cover Image
By Frank Murphy, Richard Walz (Illustrator)
$4.99
ISBN: 9780375830488
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Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - February 22nd, 2005

NON FICTION Choice 3

Batter up! It's 1919 and baseball is in trouble! All across the country, people are throwing down their bats, and giving up America's national pastime. It's up to Babe Ruth to win back fans and save baseball! Can he do it, or will he strike out?