2nd Grade Reading List

Reading Suggestions for 2nd Graders from the Weber County Library

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Hey, Al
Artist/Author/Cast:
Yorinks, Arthur; Egielski, Richard (Illustrator)
Call Number:
JP Yorinks
Description:

A city janitor and his treasured dog have a wacky, colorful adventure.

How Much is a Million?
Artist/Author/Cast:
Schwartz, David M.; Kellogg, Steven (Illustrator)
Call Number:
J513.2 S3996
Description:
How to Train a Train
Artist/Author/Cast:
Eaton, Jason Carter; Rocco, John (Illustrator)
Call Number:
JP Eaton
Description:
I Pledge Allegiance
Artist/Author/Cast:
Martin Jr., Bill; Sampson, Michael R.; Raschka, Chris (Illustrator)
Call Number:
J323.65 B4358i
Description:

With simple, straightforward language and quirky illustrations, a team of children's book creators takes a look at each word of the Pledge of Allegiance and explains what it means.

If You Decide to Go to the Moon
Artist/Author/Cast:
McNulty, Faith; Kellogg, Steven (Illustrator)
Call Number:
J629.454 M1695i 2005
Description:

"If you decide to go to the moon," writes Faith McNulty, "read this book first. It will tell you how to get there and what to do after you land. The most important part tells you how to get home."

In a Dark, Dark Room
Artist/Author/Cast:
Schwartz, Alvin; Zimmer, Dirk (Illustrator)
Call Number:
JER Schwartz
Description:
Just a Minute: A Trickster Tale and Counting Book
Artist/Author/Cast:
Morales, Yuyi
Call Number:
J398.20972 M8288j 2003
Description:

Senor Calavera arrives to take Grandma Beetle to the next life, but Grandma isn't ready to go.

Ling and Ting Share a Birthday
Artist/Author/Cast:
Lin, Grace
Call Number:
JER Lin
Description:
Mailing May
Artist/Author/Cast:
Tunnell, Michael O.; Rand, Ted (Illustrator)
Call Number:
JP Tunnell
Description:

May wants to visit her grandmother, but her family can't afford the train ticket.

Mammoths on the Move
Artist/Author/Cast:
Wheeler, Lisa; Cyrus, Kurt (Illustrator)
Call Number:
J569.67 W5637m 2006
Description:

Join a pack of woolly mammoths as they trek south for the winter, braving fierce storms, deadly predators, and raging rivers.

Minnie and Moo and the Haunted Sweater
Artist/Author/Cast:
Cazet, Denys (Author, Illustrator)
Call Number:
JER Cazet
Description:
Moonday
Artist/Author/Cast:
Rex, Adam (Author, Illustrator)
Call Number:
JP Rex
Description:
More Than Anything Else
Artist/Author/Cast:
Bradby, Marie; Soentpiet, Chris K. (Illustrator)
Call Number:
JP Bradby
Description:

A story about the childhood of Booker T. Washington that celebrates the power of reading.

Mossy
Artist/Author/Cast:
Brett, Jan (Author, Illustrator)
Call Number:
JP Brett
Description:

Mossy, a turtle with a garden growing on her shell, is taken from her home and new friend to become an exhibit in a museum, until the director's niece, Tory, notices how sad Mossy is and helps arrange for her to go home.

Mouse Tales
Artist/Author/Cast:
Lobel, Arnold (Author, Illustrator)
Call Number:
JER Lobel
Description:

Papa Mouse tells seven bedtime stories, one for each of his little mice.

Mr. Putter and Tabby Feed the Fish
Artist/Author/Cast:
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Call Number:
JER Rylant
Description:
Mrs. Harkness and the Panda
Artist/Author/Cast:
Potter, Alicia; Sweet, Melissa (Illustrator)
Call Number:
J599.789 P8667m 2012
Description:
Museum Trip
Artist/Author/Cast:
Lehman, Barbara
Call Number:
JP Lehman
Description:

A boy imagines himself inside some of the exhibits when he goes on a field trip to a museum.

Outfoxed
Artist/Author/Cast:
Twohy, Mike (Author, Illustrator)
Call Number:
JP Twohy
Description:
Pearl and Wagner: One Funny Day
Artist/Author/Cast:
McMullan, Kate; Alley, R. W. (Illustrator)
Call Number:
JER McMullan
Description:

April Fools' Day is not a happy one for Wagner the mouse because his best friend, Pearl the rabbit, and other children and adults at school keep tricking him.

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