Please, download this flyer from Reading Rockets.org for third grade reading tips!
Also, here is a great place to find a list of great reading apps for i pads, i touches, or iphon http://www.readingrockets.org/pdfs/Top-12-Comprehension-Apps.pdf
If you have a boy, who is a reluctant reader, here is a great resource for you! http://guysread.com/
Author, John Scieszka, has an amazing website featuring many reading suggestions geared toward finding interesting books for boys.