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Be In The Know

Be in the know - learn a variety of books and genres @ your library.

Most third graders have mastered basic literacy skills and are beginning to read books based on interest, information and fun. Third graders are showing more preferences for a specific type of genre such as books in a series, realistic fiction, informational texts or graphic novels. Encourage your third grader to explore a variety of texts, this builds vocabulary, prior knowledge, interest and comprehension skills.

Series Books Fiction
These are a sequence of books having certain characteristics in common that are formally identified together as a group.

Graphic Novels
Books that tell a story presented in comic-strip format and published as a book.

Branches Fiction
Early chapter books that are designed for those ready to read independently and helps them transition from easy readers to chapter books in the fiction section.

Third Grade Fiction Chapter Books
Look for the blue sticker on chapter books in the youth fiction section, these books are suitable grade level reading.

Fun Facts in Nonfiction
Books that provide quick facts, can be read out of order and have many illustrations.

Active Nonfiction
Books that are highly interactive and/or teach skills for engaging in activities.

Narrative Nonfiction
Books that tell a true story or convey real world experiences.

Additional Information

The Guide to 3rd Grade