Owl Moon by Jane Yolen (Picture) this is a story about a girl and her father going on a walk on a snowy night looking for owls. I would use this book for grade. One fun activity for this book could be researching owls and then creating our own owl images.
Tara Teaches: Teaching simile using "Owl Moon".
Walk When the Moon Is Full by Frances Hamerstrom and Robert Katona: This book describes the author's nighttime walks with her children during each of a year's thirteen full moons.
Similes & Metaphors lesson from the Grinch. Print out the lyrics, highlight similes in one color and metaphors in another.
10 Perfect Read Aloud Books for 3rd Grade
10 Perfect Read Aloud Books :: PragmaticMom with Colby Sharp of The Nerdy Book Club.
You're Mean, Lily Jean! by Frieda Wishinsky ( a book with a lesson for bossy children)
Just the Facts: Writing Your Own Research Report AWESOME book for teaching research writing. It is appropriate for upper elementary and middle school and a wonderful resource with great pictures to use when first teaching research writing!