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Third-Grade Webisode Library

Welcome, we’re glad you’re here! THIS BOOK IS COOL! is designed to encourage children in third-grade to develop a love for reading. Each 10–15 minute webisode features a selected book, a special guest, new vocabulary words, and a suggested activity that goes with the book. Remember, reading is the key to succeeding!

Third-Grade Webisode Library

What Do You Do with a Tail Like This?

Featuring Reggie Bellamy


Featuring John Scalzi

The Girl with a Mind for Math: The Story of Raye Montague

Featuring Deshjuana “Desh” Bagley

Bicycle: Eureka! Biography of an Idea

Featuring FUNducation, Executive Director, Neirda Thompson-Pemberton

Because of Winn-Dixie

Featuring Dr. Laura Kingsley

Dear Mr. Henshaw

Featuring Natalie Carrion

On Earth

Featuring Ernest Hooper, VP Communications with United Way Suncoast

Ricky Ricotta’s Mighty Robot vs. the Video Vultures from Venus

Featuring Rachel Ploss

A Boy Called Bat

Featuring Bronwyn Beightol

The Sun is Kind of a Big Deal

Featuring Michael Zimmerman, TPF Fellow 2021/22


Featuring Chris Renouf

Juana and Lucas

Featuring Susie Bowie

Donavan’s Word Jar

Featuring Hilarie King


Featuring Michelle Delp

Who Was George Washington Carver

Featuring Vickie Oldham, president and CEO of the Sarasota African American Cultural Coalition, Inc.

Charlotte’s Web

Featuring Carrie Seidman

How Tia Lola Came to Stay

Featuring Carolina Franco

Drawing with Scissors

Featuring Connie Cuadrado

Don’t Know Much About the 50 States

Featuring Jennifer Vigne