3rd Grade Web Resources and Literature Links


Web Resources and Literature Links: Safety, Injury Prevention, Personal Health, and Physical Activity

Following are Web sites and literature links that contain information on safety, injury prevention, personal health, and physical activity. Please note that neither the authors nor the publisher take any responsibility for the information contained in the Web sites or the literature listed.

Web Resources: Safety and Injury Prevention

American Red Cross–National Headquarters: www.redcross.org
Bicycle Helmet Safety Institute: www.bhsi.org
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration: www.nhtsa.dot.gov
National SAFE KIDS Campaign: www.safekids.org

Web Resources: Personal Health and Physical Activity

American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance: www.aahperd.org
American Dental Association: www.ada.org
American Medical Association: www.ama-assn.org
National Association for Health and Fitness: www.physicalfitness.org

Literature Links

Staying Healthy: Good Hygiene by Alice B. McGinty
From Bed to Bus by Brian Schatell
Amelia's School Survival Guide by Marissa Moss
Emergencies: Safety Sense Series by Nancy Loewen
Officer Buckle and Gloria by Peggy Rathman
Fire Safety by Pati Myers Gross
Staying Home Alone by Dottie Raymer
I Can Be Safe: A First Look at Safety by Pat Thomas
It's Time to Call 911 by Penton Overseas
Who Is a Stranger and What Should I Do? by Linda Walvoord
I Am a Survivor: A Child's Workbook About Surviving Disaster by Wendy Deaton
A Good Sport by Pat Lakin
Be a Good Sport by Jennifer Waters
Molly Gets Mad by Suzy Kline
Hoot by Carl Hiaasen
Twisters and Other Terrible Storms by Will Osborne
Wild Weather: Floods by Lorraine Jean Hopping
DK Readers: Volcanoes and Other Natural Disasters by Harriet Giffey


Web Resources and Literature Links: Nutrition Education

The following Web sites and literature provide additional information on nutrition education. Please note that neither the authors nor the publisher take any responsibility for the information contained in the Web sites or the literature listed.

Web Resources

Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition: www.cfsan.fda.gov
Center for Science in the Public Interest: www.cspinet.org
Food and Nutrition Information Center: www.nalusda.gov/fnic/
Healthierus.gov: www.healthierus.gov
Kidnetic.com: www.kidnetic.com
National Dairy Council: www.nationaldairycouncil.org
Nutrition.gov: www.nutrition.gov
U.S. Department of Agriculture: www.usda.gov

Literature Links

Betty Crocker's Cookbook for Boys and Girls by Betty Crocker Editors
The Edible Pyramid by Loreen Leedy
Good Enough to Eat by Lizzy Rockwell
Gregory the Terrible Eater by Mitchell Sharmat
Five Kids and a Monkey Solve the Great Cupcake Mystery by Nina M. Ricco
Oliver's First Fruit Salad by Vivian French
I Will Never Eat a Tomato by Lauren Child
Eating the Alphabet: Fruits and Vegetables from A to Z by Lois Ehlert
Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs by Judi Barrett
The Day Jimmy's Boa Ate the Wash by Trinak Hakes Noble
How My Parents Learned to Eat by Ina R. Friedman


Web Resources and Literature Links: Growth and Development and Body Systems, Health Promotion, and Disease Prevention

The following Web sites and literature provide additional information on human growth and development, body systems, health promotion, and disease prevention. Please note that neither the authors nor the publisher take any responsibility for the information contained in the Web sites or the literature listed.

Web Resources: Growth and Development, Body Systems

American Academy of Pediatrics: www.aap.org
Kids Health: www.kidshealth.org/
National Council on Aging: www.ncoa.org

Web Resources: Health Promotion and Disease Prevention

American Cancer Society: www.cancer.org
American Diabetes Association: www.diabetes.org
American Heart Association: www.americanheart.org
American Lung Association: www.lungusa.org
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC): www.cdc.gov

Literature Links

Germs Make Me Sick by Melvin Berger
Why I Shiver, Hiccup, and Yawn by Melvin Berger
Wash Your Hands by Tony Ross
Those Icky, Sticky Smelly Cavity-Causing but . . . Invisible Germs by Judith Anne Rice
When Cody Became a Mouse Potato by Bonnie Nygard and Susan Koonce
The Berenstain Bears Visit the Dentist by Stan Berenstain
Hear Your Heart by Paul Showers
Dad and Me in the Morning by Patricia Larkin
Germs! Germs! Germs! By Bobbi Katz
Healthy Me by Michelle O'Brian


Web Resources and Literature Links: Mental, Emotional, Family, and Social Health

The following Web sites and literature provide additional information on mental, emotional, family, and social health. Please note that neither the authors nor the publisher take any responsibility for the information contained in the Web sites or the literature listed.

Web Resources

Alliance for Children and Families: www.alliance1.org
American Psychological Association: www.apa.org
Children's Defense Fund: www.childrensdefense.org
Child Welfare League of America: www.cwla.org
Maternal Child Health Bureau: www.mchb.hrsa.gov
National Institutes of Mental Health: www.nimh.nih.gov
National Mental Health Association: www.nmha.org

Literature Links

The Small World of Binky Braverman by Rosemary Wells
The Giving Tree by Shel Silverstein
It's Not Your Fault Koko Bear by Vicki Lansky
Mom's House, Dad's House: Making Two Homes for Your Child by Isolina Ricci
I Don't Want to Talk About It by Jeanie Franz Ransom
Two Homes by Claire Masurel
The Relatives Came by Cynthia Rylant
My Mama Had a Dancing Heart by Libba Moore Gray
Wilfred Gordon McDonald Partridge by Mem Fox
The Old Woman Who Named Things by Cynthia Rylant
Oliver Button Is a Sissy by Tomie dePaola
The Fall of Freddie the Leaf by Leo F. Buscaglia
The Tenth Good Thing About Barney by Judith Viorst


Web Resources and Literature Links: Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drugs

The following Web sites and literature provide additional information on alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs. Please note that neither the authors nor the publisher take any responsibility for the information contained in the Web sites or the literature listed.

Web Resources

CDC, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Tobacco Information and Prevention Source (TIPS): www.cdc.gov/tobacco
National Clearinghouse for Alcohol and Drug Information: www.health.org
National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence: www.ncadd.org
National Institute on Drug Abuse, National Institutes of Health: www.drugabuse.gov/NIDAHome1.html

Literature Links

Just Say No by Barbara Shook Hazen
Jimmie Boogie Learns About Smoking, Third Edition by Tim Brennemen
Smoking Stinks! by Kim Gosselin
The Berenstain Bears and the Drug-Free Zone by Stan Berenstain and Jan Berenstain
Hear Your Heart by Paul Showers
My Big Sister Takes Drugs by Judith Vigna
I Wish Daddy Didn't Drink So Much by Judith Vigna
Something Is Wrong at My House by Diane Davis
A Terrible Thing Happened: A Story for Children Who Have Witnessed Violence or Trauma by Margaret M. Holmes
The Elephant in the Living Room: The Children's Book by Jill M. Hastings


Web Resources and Literature Links: Community, Consumer, and Environmental Health

The following Web sites and literature provide additional information on community, consumer, and environmental health. Please note that neither the authors nor the publisher take any responsibility for the information contained in the Web sites or the literature listed.

Web Resources: Community and Consumer Health

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality: www.ahcpr.gov
American Medical Association: www.ama-assn.org
National Council Against Health Fraud: www.ncahf.org
U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA): www.fda.gov

Web Resources: Environmental Health

Children's Environmental Health Network: www.cehn.org
National Center for Environmental Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC): www.cdc.gov/nceh/
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA): www.epa.gov

Literature Links

The Lorax by Dr. Seuss
Creatures of the Earth, Sea, and Sky: Poems by Georgia Heard
Fireflies by Julie Brinckloe
The Lotus Seed by Sherry Garland
Where Are You Going, Manyoni? by Catherine Stock
If You Listen by Charlotte Zolotow
Something Beautiful by Sharon Dennis Wyeth
Amelia Works It Out by Marissa Moss
Kids' Guide to Money by Steve Otfinoski
The Great Kapok Tree: A Tale of the Amazon River by Lynn Cherry
Dinosaurs to the Rescue: A Guide to Protecting Our Planet by Laurie Brown