2nd Grade Reading List
Reading Suggestions for 2nd Graders from the Weber County Library
Shocked that her parents are cooking Chinese food to sell in the family store on Fourth of July, a Chinese-American girl tries to tell her mother and father how things really are.
In this first book about archaeology, learn about what archaeologists do, and why they love it.
In this Texas-style adaptation of a traditional folktale, a tarantula, mockingbird, and horned toad refuse to help an armadillo prepare a batch of chili but nevertheless expect to eat it when it's ready.
Arthur wants to be Captain Fearless, the bravest chimp in the world, but he is really scared of one thing: pulling his loose tooth out.
The story of a young boy who wanted to grow up a dinosaur hunter and how he built an amazing dinosaur collection for the American Museum of Natural History
In a story of the Ila people, the colorful birds of Africa ask Blackbird, whom they think is the most beautiful of birds, to decorate them with some of his "blackening brew".
From undies to jammies to a much-loved hand-me-down sweatshirt, the talking clothes in these poems know just who they are and who's wearing them.
Two children sitting at home on a rainy day are visited by the Cat in the Hat, who shows them some tricks and games.
The town of Chewandswallow is an ordinary place, but its weather is very extraordinary!
A collection of 26 poems that features some of the creepiest, funniest, most bizarre, and fascinating creatures from myth, legend, and popular culture.
A young worm discovers, day by day, that there are some very good and some not so good things about being a worm in this great big world.
When he is sent home alone for misbehaving in church, Tommy discovers that his house is a station on the Underground Railroad.
Explains the many ingenious methods that nature uses to spread plant seeds, from hitching a ride on clothing and bobbing along on the water to spinning, soaring, and floating through the air.
Meet Frog and Toad, best friends, in five short stories that will be enjoyed by both children and adults.
A funny dental history of our first President.
Rivers wind through earth, cutting down and eroding the soil for millions of years, creating a cavity in the ground 277 miles long, 18 miles wide, and more than a mile deep known as the Grand Canyon. Home to an astonishing variety of plants and animals that have lived and evolved within its walls for millennia, the Grand Canyon is much more than just a hole in the ground. Follow a father and daughter as they make their way through the cavernous wonder, discovering life both present and past.