Grade 3 Summer 2018

Note – titles in black are texts recommended by my Grade 3 2017/2018 class. Titles in blue are titles I have added over the summer. So keep checking back! All titles I add are available through the Vancouver Public Library.

Top Ten Must Reads (showing up on everyone’s lists!) Listed in random order. All about series titles!

  1. Dog Man series by Dav Pilkey
  2. Baby Mouse (series) by Jennifer Holm
  3. Bird and Squirrel series James Burks
  4. Dory Fantasmagory series by Abby Hanlon
  5. Olga (series) by Elise Gravel
  6. Isadora Moon (series) by Harriet Muncaster
  7. Lunch Lady (series) by Jarrett Krosoczka
  8. Notebook of Doom (series) by Troy Cummings
  9. The Bad Guys series by Aaron Blabey
  10. Narwhal series by Ben Clanton

Other graphic novels that are loved:

  1. CaveBoy Dave: More Scrawny than Brawny by Aaron Reynolds and Phil McAndrew
  2. Real Friends by Shannon Hale
  3. The Babysitters Club (graphic series) by Ann M. Martin and Raina Telgemeier
  4. Squish by Jennifer and Matthew Holm
  5. The Amulet series by Kazu Kibuishi
  6. The Hilo series Judd Winick
  7. Ricky Ricotta’s Mighty Robot by Dav Pilkey
  8. Phoebe and her Unicorn (series) by Dana Simpson
  9. Mighty Jack series by Ben Hatke
  10. Magic Trixie series by Jill Thompson
  11. The Misadventures of Salem Hyde (series) by Frank Cammuso 
  12. Fairy Tale Comics: Classic Tales Told by Extraordinary Cartoonists edited by Chris Duffy 
  13. Fashion Kitty (series) by Charise Mericle Harper

Realistic Fiction:

  1. Ivy and Bean series by Annie Barrows
  2. Like Pickle Juice on a Cookie (series) by Julie Sternberg
  3. Piper Green and the Fairy Tree series by Ellen Potter
  4. Clementine series by Sara Pennypacker
  5. Marty McGuire series by Kate Messner
  6. Princess Posey series by Stephanie Greene
  7. Katie Woo series by Fran Manushkin
  8. Lulu Bell series by Belinda Murrell
  9. Violet Mackerel series by Anna Brandford
  10. My Happy Life by Rose Lagercrantz
  11. Jasmine Toguchi by Debbi Michiko Florence
  12. Anna Banana series by Anica Mrose Rissi 
  13. Charlie & Mouse series written by Laurel Snyder


  1. The 13 Story Tree House series by Andy Griffiths
  2. The Last Kids on Earth series by Max Brallier
  3. Kingdom of Wrenly series by Jordan Quinn
  4. Zac Power series by H.I. Larry
  5. Owl Diaries by Rebecca Elliott


  1. Arnie the Donut series by Laurie Keller
  2. Mercy Watson series by Kate Dicamillo
  3. Bad Kitty by Nick Bruel 
  4. Inspector Flytrap series by Tom Angleberger
  5. Lulu is Getting a Sister by Judith Viorst 

Fantasy/Fairy Tale:

  1. Princess in Black series by Shannon Hale
  2. Daisy Dreamer series by Holly Anna
  3. Super Turbo series by Lee Kirby
  4. The Last Kids on Earth by Max Brallier
  5. Little Legends series by Tom Percival
  6. Big Foot and Little Foot by Ellen Potter
  7. The Haunted House Next Door (Desmond Cole Ghost Patrol, #1)  by Andres Miedosa