3rd Grade

Black Beauty

A pro-kindness novel from the perspective of horse


The story of an American family and its pet rabbit Bunnicula

Caddie Woodlawn book cover

Caddie Woodlawn

Fiction inspired by an 1860s tomboy

Catherine’s War

Historical fiction set in Nazi-occupied France during World War II

Charlotte’s Web

The spider Charlotte saves a life by writing with her web.

Dark Emperor and Other Poems of the Night

High-quality poems exploring nocturnal forest life; beautifully illustrated

Dictionary for a Better World

Inspiration to improve the world! Poetry, quotes & DIY ideas

Dinosaurs Before Dark

Fun fiction for beginners, filled with facts about dinosaurs

Encyclopedia Brown Box Set

Encyclopedia Brown Box Set

Unravel mysteries with Encyclopedia Brown, a smart 10-year-old detective.

Preview of "find nouns" worksheets

Five “Find Nouns” Worksheets


This set of noun worksheets fits multiple skill levels. Topics range from a snoopy squirrel to the moons of Saturn.

Flora & Ulysses

A squirrel gets superpowers in this comedic story by Kate DiCamillo.

Preview of a printable fractions chart

Fractions Wall


Teach fractions with this free handout as a visual reference.

From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler

A sister and brother live secretly in NYC’s Metropolitan Museum of Art

Front Desk

A novel about a fifth grader working at her family’s motel desk

Giant Pandas

A favorite book of panda photos & facts

Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls: 100 Immigrant Women Who Changed the World

Short biographies of 100 women who moved from their native lands

Halloween Reading Comprehension, Grades 2 and 3


Assign smart and fun reading comprehension for Halloween! This three-pack of Halloween worksheets is meant for grades 2 and 3.

Halloween Word Search (Printable)


Download a free Halloween word search for kids.

Harriet the Spy

Eleven-year-old Harriet keeps a notebook about her classmates & neighbors

Hello, Neighbor!: The Kind and Caring World of Mister Rogers

Written for kids, an authorized biography of Fred Rogers

Honeybee: The Busy Life of Apis Mellifera

Bee anatomy, bee life cycle, a bee’s typical day, & bee conservation

How Does Soap Clean Your Hands?

A pro-health book about soap, germs, diet, exercise and more

I Dissent: Ruth Bader Ginsburg Makes Her Mark

An illustrated biography of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Instead of “Said” Lesson Plan and Word Lists


Writers tend to overuse the word “said.” This lesson plan helps improve word choice.

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