2023-2024 Battle of the Books for 3rd grade (Kern County)
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The classic Newbery Honor book that inspired the hilarious Jim Carrey movie--and a childhood favorite book for generations.
The first book in the series about everyone's favorite classroom pet!
What’s a guy gotta do to get some freckles? This perennial bestselling favorite from Judy Blume has a fresh new look!
More than anything in the world, Andrew Marcus wants freckles. His classmate Nicky has freckles—they cover his face, his ears, and the whole back of his neck. But when Andrew asks Nicky where he got them, Nicky just says he was born with them.
The inspiring classic that The New Yorker called "an exciting tale [with] top-notch writing," about one girl facing harsh conditions and huge responsibility as she brings her family to the American colonies.
From Newbery Medal-winning author Betsy Byars comes a sweet, entertaining story that will touch the heart of dog lovers at any age.
In this humorous and relatable novel from Newbery Medal-winning author Beverly Cleary, a girl must overcome her rebellious attitude toward learning cursive.
“An extraordinary book, one no reader will fail to find compelling and unforgettable.” —Booklist, starred review
A modern Thanksgiving classic about an immigrant girl who comes to identify with the story of the Pilgrims, as she seeks religious freedom and a home in a new land. Now with a gorgeous new cover and lovely interior illustrations.
A taste of her own medicine.
From the World's No. 1 Storyteller, James and the Giant Peach is a children's classic that has captured young reader's imaginations for generations.
One of TIME MAGAZINE’s 100 Best Fantasy Books of All Time
The Newbery Honor-winning classic about a daring dragon rescue!
Four brave siblings were searching for a home – and found a life of adventure! Join the Boxcar Children as they set out on their own in the first book in this illustrated chapter book series beloved by generations of readers.
Don’t miss one of America’s top 100 most-loved novels, selected by PBS’s The Great American Read.
Based on the real-life adventures of Laura Ingalls Wilder, Little House in the Big Woods is the first book in the award-winning Little House series, which has captivated generations of readers. This edition features the classic black-and-white artwork from Garth Williams.
Don't miss Selznick's other novels in words and pictures, Wonderstruck and The Marvels, which together with The Invention of Hugo Cabret, form an extraordinary thematic trilogy!2008 Caldecott Medal winnerThe groundbreaking debut novel from bookmaking pioneer, Brian Selznick!Orphan, clock keeper, and thief, Hugo lives in the walls of a busy Paris train stati
A Common Core Exemplar Text by an award-winning author-illustrator team
Lasting Connection Title, Book Links
Choices, Cooperative Children's Book Center (CCBC)
Editor's Favorites, The Bloomsbury Review
Skipping Stones Honor Award, Skipping Stones Magazine
The story of a young Mexican boy living in a colonia (trash dump community) who takes the first steps toward realizing his dream of getting an education.