This is our selection of supplementary literature for Grade 3, chosen for interest and reading skill level.
Some titles are available separately (see options).
Titles in the bundle include:
- A “Flicka, Dicka, Ricka” book (our choice of title although you may request in a note a specific one)
- Cactus Hotel
- Fireflies in the Night
- Sam and the Firefly
- Fred and Ted’s Road Trip
- Katy and the Big Snow
- Bears on Hemlock Mountain
- One Tiny Turtle (Nicola Davies)
- Adventures of Chatterer the Red Squirrel
- Leif Eriksson
- Christopher Columbus
- God’s Miracle: An Egg
- More Stories from Grandma’s Attic
- Still More Stories from Grandma’s Attic
Cactus Hotel Brenda Z. Guiberson This book details the 200-year-long unique life of the saguro cactus. Specially suited to the harsh climate, this cactus is an essential plant to creatures of the desert. Many fascinating facts! Softcover 32 pgs.
Fireflies in the Night Judy Hawes A young girl visits her grandpa’s farm and learns all about fireflies. Find out what makes them light up, and how to make your own lantern! Read how people in other countries use fireflies. Soft-c. – 32 pgs.
Sam and the Firefly P. D. Eastman Sam the owl is lonely. “WHO, WHO, Who wants to play?” he hoots. But when Gus the firefly arrives, Sam finds out that he has more than he bargained for! Another classic children’s favourite! Hard-cvr – 64 pgs.
Fred and Ted’s Road Trip Peter A. Eastman Fred is big and Ted is small! On their road trip, Fred drives through the mud; Ted drives around it. Fred gets dirty; Ted is clean. Fred pops his tire and goes up in the air when they blow it up; Ted tries to help. At last they go home and finish their picnic. (Teaches antonyms.) Hardcover, 48 pgs.
Katy and the Big Snow Virginia Lee Burton Katy, a beautiful red crawler tractor, works for the Highway Dept. One winter morning it starts snowing and just keeps on snowing until it reaches the second story of the apartment buildings! Now it’s time for Katy to get to work! Soft-cover – 36 pgs. With stickers.
The Bears on Hemlock Mountain Alice Dalgliesh The grown-ups say there are no bears on Hemlock Mountain. Jonathon isn’t so sure. One day he is sent all alone on an errand over the Hemlock Mountain. He tries to be brave but what are those two big dark shapes coming closer? 60 pgs.
One Tiny Turtle Nicola Davies Far, far out to sea lives the amazing loggerhead sea turtle. For years she swims the oceans, wandering thousands of miles searching for food, then one night goes back to the beach where she was born to lay her eggs. And so the cycle starts all over again! Soft-cover, 32 pgs.
The Adventures of Chatterer the Red Squirrel Thornton Burgess Chatterer is sure that Shadow the weasel will catch him, unless his trick will work! Chatterer’s curiosity has sure got him in trouble this time! He’s caught in a cage and Farmer Brown’s boy is coming. What shall he do? 92 pgs
Leif Eriksson Shannon Knudsen Leif Eriksson had heard about wonderful lands far west of his home in Greenland. Could those lands be real? He is determined to find out. Find out about his explorations and discoveries in North America, 500 years before Columbus came. Lower grades. Soft-cover – 48 pgs. ON MY OWN BIOGRAPHY (reader style).
Christopher Columbus Stephen Krensky Christopher Columbus is determined to find a new route to the Far East. He travels on and on, but no land is in sight! Soon his men start to complain, but Christopher begs for a few more days. Then the lookout cries, “Land!” The story of Columbus with colourful pictures, and interesting story detail. Soft-cover – 48 pgs. STEP INTO READING level 3 reader.
God’s Miracle – An Egg Rebecca Newswanger “Let’s peek inside our chicken house. Oh look, see what I found!” What can we do with an egg? We can bake it into casseroles, make yummy cookies, puddings, or even cake with frosting! But better yet, we can let the hen sit on them for twenty-one days… and out come downy, fluffy chicks!” Paperback -32 pgs.
More Stories from Grandma’s Attic Arleta Richardson Mabel is sure her sampler will win the prize. Is she too sure? Mrs. Carter is shocked when she finds a piglet instead of her baby in the buggy, Who did it? Pa locks Ma in the cellar; a bad mistake! 16 stories. Soft-cover – 144 pgs
Still More Stories from Grandma’s Attic Mabel and Sarah Jane learn that the cure for freckles is worse than the disease! Grandpa Hobbs was forgetful, but he had many tales to tell. Ma wants to paint the house, but Pa brings home red paint for the barn! 14 stories. Soft-cvr – 144 pgs
A “Flicka, Dicka, Ricka” classic book by Maj Lindman Flicka, Ricka and Dicka are triplets who live in Sweden. Their delightful efforts in being helpful will be enjoyed by today’s readers, as they were a generation ago. Colourful pictures help tell the story.
Note: “Why Do Birds Sing?” is no longer available and so has been removed from the original list. The bundle price has been adjusted accordingly.