2nd Grade Reading List

Reading Suggestions for 2nd Graders from the Weber County Library

Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs
Artist/Author/Cast:
Barrett, Judi; Barrett, Ronald L. (Illustrator)
Call Number:
JP Barrett
Description:

The town of Chewandswallow is an ordinary place, but its weather is very extraordinary!

Cork and Fuzz: Finders Keepers
Artist/Author/Cast:
Chaconas, Dori; McCue, Lisa (Illustrator)
Call Number:
JER Chaconas
Description:
Creature Carnival
Artist/Author/Cast:
Singer, Marilyn; Grimly, Gris (Illustrator)
Call Number:
J811.54 S6175c 2004
Description:

A collection of 26 poems that features some of the creepiest, funniest, most bizarre, and fascinating creatures from myth, legend, and popular culture.

Diary of a Worm
Artist/Author/Cast:
Cronin, Doreen; Bliss, Harry (Illustrator)
Call Number:
JP Cronin
Description:

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.

Flip, Float, Fly: Seeds on the Move
Artist/Author/Cast:
Macken, JoAnn Early; Paparone, Pam (Illustrator)
Call Number:
J581.467 M1552f 2008
Description:

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.

Frog and Toad Are Friends
Artist/Author/Cast:
Lobel, Arnold (Author, Illustrator)
Call Number:
JER Lobel
Description:

Meet Frog and Toad, best friends, in five short stories that will be enjoyed by both children and adults.

George Washington's Teeth
Artist/Author/Cast:
Chandra, Deborah; Comora, Madeleine; Cole, Brock (Illustrator)
Call Number:
JP Chandra
Description:

A funny dental history of our first President.

Henry and Mudge and the Forever Sea
Artist/Author/Cast:
Rylant, Cynthia; Stevenson, Suçie (Illustrator)
Call Number:
JER Rylant
Description:

Follows the seaside adventures of Henry, Henry's father, and Henry's big dog Mudge.

Henry and Mudge: The First Book
Artist/Author/Cast:
Rylant, Cynthia; Stevenson, Suçie (Illustrator)
Call Number:
JER Rylant
Description:
Henry's Freedom Box
Artist/Author/Cast:
Levine, Ellen; Nelson, Kadir (Illustrator)
Call Number:
JP Levine
Description:

The story of Henry "Box" Brown, a slave who achieves freedom in an unusual but effective way.

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