Grade 3 Summer 2014 Reading List

Balloons Over Broadway: The True Story of the Puppeteer of Macy's Parade Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780547199450
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Published: Houghton Mifflin - November 2011

Everyone's a New Yorker on Thanksgiving Day, when young and old rise early to see what giant new balloons will fill the skies for Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade. Who first invented these "upside-down puppets"?


Celebritrees: Historic & Famous Trees of the World Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780805078299
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Published: Henry Holt & Company - March 1st, 2011

Some trees have lived many lifetimes, standing as silent witnesses to history. Some are remarkable for their age and stature; others for their usefulness.


Eight Dolphins of Katrina: A True Tale of Survival Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780547719238
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Published: Harcourt Brace and Company - August 6th, 2013

On August 29, 2005, Hurricane Katrina crashed a forty-foot tidal wave over the Marine Life Oceanarium in Gulfport, Mississippi. The dolphin house was demolished, and its inhabitants swept from their tank into the Gulf of Mexico. After growing up in captivity, how could the eight bottlenose dolphins feed and protect themselves in the wild?


Ivy and Bean Cover Image
$5.99
ISBN: 9780811849098
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Published: Chronicle Books (CA) - July 2007

The moment they saw each other, Bean and Ivy knew they wouldn't be friends. But when Bean plays a joke on her sister, Nancy, and has to hidequickIvy comes to the rescue, proving that sometimes the best of friends are people never meant to like each other. Vibrant characters and lots of humor make this a charmingand addictiveintroduction to Ivy and Bean.


Ivy & Bean and the Ghost That Had to Go Cover Image
By Annie Barrows, Sophie Blackall (Illustrator)
$5.99
ISBN: 9780811849111
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Published: Chronicle Books (CA) - July 5th, 2007

Best friends Ivy and Bean are back and looking for adventure in the second installment of this engaging new series. This time they've made an amazing discoverya ghost in the school bathroom Ivy and Bean can see its cloudy form and its glowing eyes. They can hear its moaning voice. This is the best thing that ever happened at schooluntil the teachers find out.


Ivy & Bean Break the Fossil Record Cover Image
By Annie Barrows, Sophie Blackall (Illustrator)
$5.99
ISBN: 9780811862509
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Published: Chronicle Books (CA) - January 2008

World-record fever grips the second grade, and soon Ivy and Bean are trying to set their own record by becoming the youngest people to have ever discovered a dinosaur. But how hard is it to find one?


Ivy & Bean Take Care of the Babysitter Cover Image
By Annie Barrows, Sophie Blackall (Illustrator)
$5.99
ISBN: 9780811865845
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Published: Chronicle Books (CA) - October 2008

The adventures of Ivy and Bean continue in the latest installment from series creators Annie Barrows and Sophie Blackall. In Ivy and Bean Take Care of the Babysitter, the two girls hatch a plan to prove that Bean's big sister is the world's worst babysitter. Of course plans go awry, but fun ensues.


Ivy and Bean Bound to Be Bad Cover Image
By Annie Barrows, Sophie Blackall (Illustrator)
$5.99
ISBN: 9780811868570
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Published: Chronicle Books (CA) - April 2009

The adventures of Ivy and Bean continue in paperback In Ivy and Bean Bound to Be Bad the two girls decide to be so good and kind and pure of thought that wild animals will befriend them. When this doesn't work, they decide that perhaps a little badness can be good.


Ivy and Bean Doomed to Dance Cover Image
By Annie Barrows, Sophie Blackall (Illustrator)
$5.99
ISBN: 9780811876667
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Published: Chronicle Books (CA) - September 2010

Finally After months of begging their parents for ballet lessons, Ivy and Bean finally get what they want . . . well, not exactly. Much to their surprise, it turns out ballet lessons do not cover karate chops and roundhouse kicks.


Ivy and Bean What's the Big Idea? (Book 7) Cover Image
By Annie Barrows, Sophie Blackall (Illustrator)
$5.99
ISBN: 9781452102368
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Published: Chronicle Books - September 7th, 2011

It's the Science Fair, and the second grade is all over it Some kids are making man-eating robots. Some kids are holding their breath for a very, very long time. Some kids are doing interesting things with vacuum cleaners. The theme, obviously, is global warming. But what should Ivy and Bean do? Something involving explosions? Or ropes? Something with ice cubes?


Ivy and Bean No News Is Good News (Book 8) Cover Image
By Annie Barrows, Sophie Blackall (Illustrator)
$5.99
ISBN: 9781452107813
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Published: Chronicle Books - July 4th, 2012

The 8th book in the New York Times bestselling Ivy & Bean series is now available in paperback Ivy and Bean need some money. Ten dollars, to be exact. Never mind what for. Okay, it's for low-fat Belldeloon cheese in a special just-for-one serving size. Don't ask why. But how are Ivy and Bean going to make ten dollars?


Ivy + Bean Make the Rules Cover Image
By Annie Barrows, Sophie Blackall (Illustrator)
$5.99
ISBN: 9781452111483
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Published: Chronicle Books (CA) - August 13th, 2013

Bean's older sister is going to Girl Power 4-Ever Camp, where she will do Crafts and Music and First Aid and other secret things that Bean will never know about because girls have to be eleven to go to Girl Power 4-Ever Camp.


John, Paul, George & Ben Cover Image
By Lane Smith, Lane Smith (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780786848935
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Published: Hyperion Books for Children - April 2006


Once there were four lads...
John Hancock],
Paul Revere],
George Washington],
and Ben Franklin].
Oh yes, there was also Tom Jefferson], but he was annoyingly independent and hardly ever around.


Lulu and the Brontosaurus Cover Image
By Judith Viorst, Lane Smith (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9781416999621
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Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - April 3rd, 2012

Now in paperback, an illustrated chapter book from industry legends Judith Viorst and Lane Smith
I'm gonna, I'm gonna, I'm gonna, gonna, get
a bronto-bronto-bronto-bronto-saurus for a pet


Maybelle in the Soup/Maybelle Goes to Tea Cover Image
By Katie Speck, Paul Ratz de Tagyos (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780312535988
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Published: Square Fish - September 1st, 2009

"Maybelle in the Soup"


Moonshot: The Flight of Apollo 11 Cover Image
By Brian Floca, Brian Floca (Illustrator)
$19.99
ISBN: 9781416950462
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Published: Atheneum Books - April 7th, 2009

Simply told, grandly shown, 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.


The Meeting Cover Image
$6.95
ISBN: 9780761356318
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Published: Graphic Universe - June 23rd, 2010

When a hunter's dog chases Mrs. Fox and her daughter, Ginger, out of their home, the Fox family hides in the tunnel of Mr. Badger, his two squabbling sons, and his toddler daughter. The result is the story of how they form a blended family.


Of Thee I Sing: A Letter to My Daughters Cover Image
By Barack Obama, Loren Long (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780375835278
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Published: Alfred A. Knopf Books for Young Readers - November 16th, 2010

In this tender, beautiful letter to his daughters, President Barack Obama has written a moving tribute to thirteen groundbreaking Americans and the ideals that have shaped our nation.


Ottoline and the Yellow Cat Cover Image
By Chris Riddell, Chris Riddell (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780061448812
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Published: HarperCollins Publishers - June 23rd, 2009

Meet Ottoline Brown and her best friend, Mr. Munroe. No puzzle is ever too tricky for the two of them to solve.


Sit-In: How Four Friends Stood Up by Sitting Down Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780316070164
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - February 2010

It was February 1, 1960.
They didn't need menus. Their order was simple.

A doughnut and coffee, with cream on the side.


Sky Boys: How They Built the Empire State Building Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780375865411
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Published: Dragonfly Books - January 10th, 2012

The unbeatable team of Deborah Hopkinson and James E. Ransome present a riveting brick-by-brick account of how one of the most amazing accomplishments in American architecture came to be. Join a young boy as he watches the Empire State Building being constructed from scratch, then travels to the top to look down on all of New York City in 1931.