Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Some Favorite New Books for 3rd Grade Transitional Readers

I have been on the lookout for short reads for my 3rd graders. I still have a handful of students who are struggling with finishing books.  Finding quality books for 3rd graders is always a struggle. So I am always thrilled when I find something with a little more to it than most.  And with a humor that is perfect for 8 and 9 year olds. I've found several great ones for kids pretty new to chapter books lately.   Here they are:













10 comments:

  1. A feast of books for my tbr list--thank you!

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  2. What fun covers! I wish Cynthia Lord's MG series had been around when my kids were younger. They would have loved it.

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  3. Those covers do look great! How adorable is that princess in black?? And I'm excited to see Cornelia Funke writes books for that age.

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  4. Wonderful suggestions! Thank you!

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  5. Thank you for sharing these books with us. We were at Samoset last weekend at saw Leroy Nicker Saddles Up in the bookstore. Can't wait to read it.

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  6. Thanks a lot. I have such trouble getting my nine year old to read.

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  7. There looks like a few titles I could use with my second graders. I too thought Leroy Nicker Saddles Up looked like one I might need to get. Thanks for sharing.

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  8. These all look great. I'm especially looking forward to Leroy Nicker Saddles Up. Thanks for sharing!

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  9. Thanks for this great list of titles! I definitely need some new suggestions for the transitional readers in my life!

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  10. I love this list. It is so important to third graders that their books look legitimate. And when they are struggling a bit, it is a challenge to help them find books that appeal in terms of content and have the look that they want.

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