PS - Grade 3 - Selections

Build a better World.

We encourage families to choose at least one book (or more) from this list to read over the summer. We encourage you to read and discuss together as a family! Our hope is that these books spark meaningful conversations for all.

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Let the Children March Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780544704527
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Published: Clarion Books - January 2nd, 2018

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Antiracist Baby Picture Book Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780593110508
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Published: Kokila - July 14th, 2020

A must-have book - for EVERY HOME! Larger (non-board book) is perfect for ages 3 to 8.


Separate Is Never Equal: Sylvia Mendez and Her Family's Fight for Desegregation Cover Image
$18.95
ISBN: 9781419710544
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Published: Abrams Books for Young Readers - May 6th, 2014

A is for Activist Cover Image
$11.95
ISBN: 9781609805395
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Published: Triangle Square - November 19th, 2013

Those Shoes Cover Image
By Maribeth Boelts, Noah Z. Jones (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9780763642846
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Published: Candlewick - June 9th, 2009

Kid Activists: True Tales of Childhood from Champions of Change (Kid Legends #6) Cover Image
$13.99
ISBN: 9781683691419
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Published: Quirk Books - September 24th, 2019

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Each Kindness Cover Image
By Jacqueline Woodson, E. B. Lewis (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780399246524
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Published: Nancy Paulsen Books - October 2nd, 2012

Every home & school library should have this book. 


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Last Stop on Market Street Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780399257742
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - January 8th, 2015

One of this year's Caldecott Honor Award winners. It encourages you to explore and wonder! - Megan Schueck, Wescosville/Macungie Librarian


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Sulwe Cover Image
By Lupita Nyong'o, Vashti Harrison (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781534425361
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - October 15th, 2019

Encourages you to see your own, unique beauty! - Megan Schueck, Wescosville/Macungie Librarian


Bedtime Bonnet Cover Image
By Nancy Redd, Nneka Myers (Illustrator)
Please call store for availability.
ISBN: 9781984895240
Availability: Backordered
Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - April 7th, 2020

Freedom on the Menu: The Greensboro Sit-Ins Cover Image
$6.99
ISBN: 9780142408940
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Published: Puffin Books - December 27th, 2007

Not My Idea: A Book about Whiteness (Ordinary Terrible Things) Cover Image
$18.95
ISBN: 9781948340007
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Published: Dottir Press - September 4th, 2018

The Invisible Boy Cover Image
By Trudy Ludwig, Patrice Barton (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781582464503
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Published: Knopf Books for Young Readers - October 8th, 2013

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The Other Side Cover Image
By Jacqueline Woodson, E. B. Lewis (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780399231162
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - January 15th, 2001

Hair Love Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780525553366
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Published: Kokila - May 14th, 2019

I Am Enough Cover Image
By Grace Byers, Keturah A. Bobo (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780062667120
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Published: Balzer + Bray - March 6th, 2018

Malala's Magic Pencil Cover Image
By Malala Yousafzai, Kerascoët (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780316319577
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - October 17th, 2017

Red: A Crayon's Story Cover Image
By Michael Hall, Michael Hall (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062252074
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Published: Greenwillow Books - February 3rd, 2015

A Sweet Smell of Roses Cover Image
By Angela Johnson, Eric Velasquez (Illustrator)
$8.99
ISBN: 9781416953616
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - December 26th, 2007

Who Was Nelson Mandela? (Who Was?) Cover Image
By Pam Pollack, Who HQ, Stephen Marchesi (Illustrator)
$5.99
ISBN: 9780448479330
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Published: Penguin Workshop - January 9th, 2014

Who Is Malala Yousafzai? (Who Was?) Cover Image
By Dinah Brown, Who HQ, Andrew Thomson (Illustrator)
$5.99
ISBN: 9780448489377
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Published: Penguin Workshop - August 11th, 2015

Pinky and Rex and the Bully (Pinky & Rex) Cover Image
By James Howe, Melissa Sweet (Illustrator)
$4.99
ISBN: 9780689808340
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Published: Simon Spotlight - April 1st, 1996

Sit-In: How Four Friends Stood Up by Sitting Down Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780316070164
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - February 3rd, 2010

Juneteenth for Mazie (Fiction Picture Books) Cover Image
By Floyd Cooper, Floyd Cooper (Illustrator)
$5.95
ISBN: 9781479558209
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Published: Picture Window Books - January 1st, 2016

Milo Imagines the World Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780399549083
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - February 2nd, 2021

Dim Sum for Everyone! Cover Image
By Grace Lin, Grace Lin (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9780440417705
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Published: Dragonfly Books - January 14th, 2003

Boycott Blues: How Rosa Parks Inspired a Nation Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780060821180
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Published: Greenwillow Books - September 30th, 2008

Eyes That Kiss in the Corners Cover Image
By Joanna Ho, Dung Ho (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062915627
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Published: HarperCollins - January 5th, 2021

Helen Keller: The World at Her Fingertips (I Can Read Level 2) Cover Image
By Sarah Albee, Gustavo Mazali (Illustrator)
$4.99
ISBN: 9780062432810
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Published: HarperCollins - August 6th, 2019

Pride: The Story of Harvey Milk and the Rainbow Flag Cover Image
By Rob Sanders, Steven Salerno (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780399555312
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Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - April 10th, 2018

Black Is a Rainbow Color Cover Image
By Angela Joy, Ekua Holmes (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781626726314
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Published: Roaring Brook Press - January 14th, 2020

Lailah's Lunchbox: A Ramadan Story Cover Image
By Reem Faruqi, Lea Lyon (Illustrator)
$16.95
ISBN: 9780884484318
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Published: Tilbury House Publishers - May 1st, 2015

Juana and Lucas Cover Image
By Juana Medina, Juana Medina (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9781536206395
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Published: Candlewick - March 5th, 2019

Ruby Lu, Empress of Everything Cover Image
By Lenore Look, Anne Wilsdorf (Illustrator)
$6.99
ISBN: 9781416950035
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Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - September 25th, 2007

Nelson Mandela Cover Image
By Kadir Nelson, Kadir Nelson (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9780061783777
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Published: Katherine Tegen Books - May 14th, 2019

Stamped (For Kids): Racism, Antiracism, and You Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780316167581
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - May 11th, 2021