Some common books found on third grade reading lists are "Stuart Little," "James and the Giant Peach," "Mr.Popper's Penguins," "Earwig and the Witch" and "The One and Only Ivan," as stated by Goodreads. Other options include novels from the "Little House on the Prairie" series and books from the "Lunch Lady" set.
Other popular books that may be on a third grade reading list are novels by Judy Blume, such as "Freckle Juice," "Sadie and Ratz," "The Magical Ms. Plum," "The Twits," "Alvin Ho," "Clementine" and "EllRay Jakes is Not a Chicken!", as recommended by the New York Public Library.
Non-fiction works, such as those about an animal or individual that a child is interested in, may also be added to reading lists, depending on the child's reading level, reports GreatSchools.