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3rd Grade Literature List

Title Author Unit or Lesson Topic
Fraction Fun Adler, David A. 8–7 Fractions
Who Sank the Boat? Allen,Pamela Unit 10 Reference Frames
Anno’s Mysterious Multiplying Jar Anno, Massaichiro and Mitsumasa Anno Unit 7 Number Stories and Operations
Lao Lao of Dragon Mountain Bateson-Hill, Margaret Unit 6 Geometry
Opt: An Illusionary Tale Baum, Arlene and Joseph Unit 6 Geometry
The King’s Chessboard Birch, David Unit 6 Geometry
The I Hate Mathematics! Burns, Marilyn 1–7 Data and Chance
The Greedy Triangle Burns, Marilyn Unit 6 Geometry
Counting on Frank Clement, Rod 3–5 Probability
Do You Wanna Bet? Cushman,Jean 8–8 Data and Chance
Pizza Counting Dobson,Christina 8–7 Number Stories and Operations
Ed Emberley’s Picture Pie: A Book of Circle Art Emberly,Edward R. 8–3 Fractions
Each Orange Had Eight Slicesd: A Counting Book Giganti, Paul 4–1 Number Patterns and Counting
A Fly on the Ceiling: A Math Myth Glass, Julie Unit 10 Reference Frames
Cubes, Cones, Cylinders, and Spheres Hoban, Tana Unit 6 Geometry
Sea Squares Hulme, Joy N. Unit 7 Number Patterns and Counting
The Doorbell Rang Hutchins, Pat 4–3 Number Stories and Operations
Measuring Penny Leedy, Loreen 3–5 Measurement
Gator Pie Matthews, Louise 8–1 Fractions
A Million Fish…More or Less McKissack, Patricia C. 1–7, 5–6 Data and Chance
Eating Fractions McMillian, Bruce 8–1 Fractions
Anno’s Magic Seeds Mitsumasa, Anno Unit 9 Number Patterns and Counting
Less Than Zero Murphy, Stuart J. Unit 9 Number Patterns and Counting
Probably Pistachio Murphy, Stuart J. 3–5 Data and Chance
Betcha! Murphy, Stuart J. Unit 7 Estimation
Give Me Half! Murphy, Stuart J. 8–8 Fractions
How Big is a Foot? Myller, Rolf 3–1 Measurement
Ranger Rick (magazine) National Wildlife Federation Unit 9 Number Patterns and Counting
Sir Cumference and the First Round Table: A Math Adventure Neuschwander, Cindy 3–5 Geometry
Sir Cumference and the Sword in the Cone Neuschwander, Cindy Unit 6 Geometry
The World Almanac and Book of Facts 2005 Park, Ken 5–6 Number Patterns and Counting
DK Nature Encyclopedia Parker, Steve ( 5–6 Number Patterns and Counting
If You Hopped Like a Frog Schwartz, David M&46; Unit 7 Number Stories and Counting
Millions to Measure Schwartz, David Unit 10 Measurement
If You Hopped Like a Frog Schwartz, David M&46; Unit 10 Number Stories and Counting
How Much Is a Million&63; Schwartz, David M&46; 5–6 Number Stories and Counting
If You Made A Million Schwartz, David M&46; 5–6 Number Stories and Counting
On Beyond a Million: An Amazing Math Journey Schwartz, David M&46; 5–6 Number Stories and Counting
Math Curse Scieszka, Jon and Lane Smith 8–8 Number Stories and Operations
The Simon and Schuster Encyclopedia of Animals: A visual Who’s Who of the World’s Creatures Simon and Shuster Unit 9 Number Stories and Operations
The Art of Shapes: For Children and Adults Steele, Margaret and Cindy Estes Unit 6 Geometry
Math–terpieces Tang, Gregory Unit 2 Number Stories and Operations
The Grapes of Math Tang, Gregory Unit 2 Number Stories and Operations
The Best of Times Tang, Gregory Unit 7 Number Stories and Operations
If You Look Around You Testa, Fulvio Unit 6 Geometry
Grandfather Tang’s Story—A Tale Told With Tangrams Tompert, Ann Unit 7 Geometry
Persephone and the Pomegranate: A Myth from Greece Waldherr, Kris Unit 7 Number Stories and Operations
Eyewitness Natural World Whitfield, Phillip Unit 9 Number Patterns and Counting

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