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Subject: Looking for suggestions for my 3rd grade daughter
Date Posted: 6/29/2011 5:38 PM ET
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Hello.  I am looking for suggestions for books that my 3rd grade daughter might like.  She LOVES Black Lagoon books right now.  She is interested in anything animal and enjoys mysteries.  She reads on a 3rd grade reading level.  She is just now showing an interest in reading so I am hoping to find some awesome books to get her reading!   Any suggestions for books that you think she might like are greatly appreciated!


Date Posted: 6/29/2011 10:20 PM ET
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If you can find something on my shelf, am running a 5 for 1 deal on all children's books.   One title I do have on my shelf is 'Rent a 3rd Grader', don't know if that is her level.  thanks for looking.  Phyllis

Date Posted: 7/21/2011 8:18 PM ET
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I'm open to offers. Just posted as many as 200 children's books.

Date Posted: 7/24/2011 11:45 AM ET
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There are a lot of great series books on a 2nd - 4th grade reading level that might be great for her. If she likes one then she can keep reading the rest of the series.

A to Z Mysteries by Ron Roy (first book: The Absent Author)

Bailey School Kids by Marcia Thornton Jones (first book: Vampires Don't Wear Polka Dots)

Animal Ark by Ben Baglio (first book: Kittens in the Kitchen)

Geronimo Stilton books (first book: Lost Treasure of the Emerald Eye)

Magic Tree House Books by Mary Pope Osbourne (first book: Dinosaurs Before Dark)

Froggy Books by Jonathan London (picture books)


Date Posted: 7/26/2011 6:36 PM ET
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Some ideas:

Gooseberry Park - Cynthia Rylant

Sable - Karen Hesse

The Cricket in Times Square - Selden


Date Posted: 7/29/2011 9:03 AM ET
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i love the Seven Sleepers Series.. ill find a link for you.. but they are amazing. i have them all for my munchkins.. and of course Narnia rocks http://www.amazon.com/The-Seven-Sleepers-Series/lm/C5BVDG56BKFA

Date Posted: 8/7/2011 7:31 PM ET
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I loved the Boxcar Children at that age but heck I wasn't erading c hapter books until that grade back then..my friend's niece was reading chapter books in 1st grade. she's 2nd or 3rd grade now and likes the animal ark books and also enjoyed erin hunter's warriors books about cats though they were more challenging. I got her Charlotte's Web and some Judy Blume for Christmas last year along with Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. I think she liked those as well.

Subject: Bella Sara or Magic Treehouse
Date Posted: 8/10/2011 8:55 PM ET
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My daughters loved both of these series.

Subject: Take a look and you'll be pleased
Date Posted: 8/11/2011 1:53 PM ET
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My bookshelf has many books ranging from preschool to 6th grade. Let me know!

Date Posted: 8/14/2011 2:05 PM ET
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I have over 600 books listed with the majority being children's books. 

Date Posted: 8/15/2011 11:19 AM ET
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if she likes cats she would like the Warrior books by Erin Hunter

Subject: 3/2 or 5/3 credits - lots of books for children!
Date Posted: 9/1/2011 2:36 AM ET
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I have quite a few books about animals on my shelf, and ones that my 3rd grade son likes to read. Hope you can find some for your daughter. I'll be glad to make you a good deal - just let me know! Here are a few I have: Animal Clowns, Baby Animals, Baby Raccoon, Bear, Fish: Swimming and Floating, Flashy Fantastic Rainforest Frogs, Growing up: Protected, I Can Read about Wolves, Max: The Dog that Refused to Die...

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Date Posted: 1/4/2012 2:58 PM ET
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Junie B Jones books are 2.5  to 3.0 reading range.

Rainbow Fairies by Daisy Meadows is 4.0 and up range. They are WONDERFUL. THere are MANY different Fairy series