Are you looking for some book recommendations for 3rd grade chapter books? This is typically the age when children start developing a love of reading and figuring out what they like and dislike. If they can find a book that is fun to read AND challenges them a little bit, that’s even better!
Here are some popular titles for those in 3rd grade that can be found in our library. For a full list, visit http://www.bookriot.com. If you’re looking for more book recommendations, please see our Children’s Department staff.
Lost Treasure of the Emeralde Eye (Geronimo Stilton #1) – Geronimo Stilton
Geronimo run a newspaper, but his true passion is writing tales of adventure. Here on Mouse Island, his books are all bestsellers!
Mermaid Tales – Debbie Dadey
It’s MerGirl Shelly Siren’s first day at a new school, and she is nervous from the tip of her head to the end of her sparkling mermaid tail. How will she ever fit in at the prestigious Trident Academy?
The Chicken Squad – Doreen Cronin
When the squirrel Tail comes barreling into the chicken coop ranting about a round, shiny, green, big, scary thing in the yard, Dirt, Sweetie, Poppy, and Sugar investigate this strange object.
Lola Levine, Drama Queen – Monica Brown
Lola Levine is given a non-speaking part after getting stage fright during her class play audition. She saves the play after a couple of obstacles with the help of her grandmother.
Mercy Watson to the Rescue – Kate DiCamillo
After Mercy the pig snuggles to sleep with the Watsons, all three awaken with the bed teetering on the edge of a big hole in the floor.
Miss Daisy is Crazy (My Weird School #1) – Dan Gutman
Miss Daisy’s unusual teaching methods surprise her second grade students, especially reluctant learner A.J.
The Kicks: Saving the Team – Alex Morgan
After moving to California, seventh-grader Devin is afraid she will not make the soccer team but finds, instead, a team is so bad that she is compelled to take the lead and turn it into something the players and coach can all be proud of.
The Princess in Black – Shannon & Dean Hale
Princess Magnolia and Princess Sneezewort have plans…mysterious plans, like a princess play date! They dress-up slam! They karaoke jam! They playhouse romp and snack-time stomp! But then a shout from outside Princess Sneezewort’s castle interrupts their fun. It’s a monster trying to eat someone’s kitty! This is a job for the Princess in Black.