Juvenile Easy Readers, Level 2

This list is designed to help you find beginning reading material for your young reader. 
Level Two (Kindergarten-1st Grade) stories include more words, with a few simple, short sentences, and many visual clues provided by the illustrations. Simple sight words and phonics patterns continue to be emphasized.

A Kiss for Little Bear
Artist/Author/Cast:
Sendak, Maurice (Illustrator); Minarik, Else Holmelund
Call Number:
JER Minarik
Description:

Little Bear's thank-you kiss from Grandmother gets passed on to him by many animals and greatly aids the skunks' romance.

A Picture for Harold`s Room
Artist/Author/Cast:
Johnson, Crockett (Author, Illustrator)
Call Number:
JER Johnson
Description:

Stepping into the picture he has drawn with his purple crayon, Harold continues drawing his way through various adventures.

A Smelly Story
Artist/Author/Cast:
Scarry, Richard; Farber, Erica; Scarry, Huck (Illustrator)
Call Number:
JER Farber
Description:

When Huckle loses his watch in the garbage, he and his friends follow along as a truck puts the garbage on a boat, which then carries it to a dump.

Are You My Mother?
Artist/Author/Cast:
Eastman, P. D.
Call Number:
JER Eastman
Description:

A baby bird is hatched while his mother is away. Fallen from his nest, he sets out to look for her.

Danny and the Dinosaur
Artist/Author/Cast:
Hoff, Syd (Author, Illustrator)
Call Number:
JER Hoff
Description:

Danny makes an unusual but wonderful new friend.

Digby
Artist/Author/Cast:
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Call Number:
JER Hazen
Description:

Although Digby the dog is getting old, his owners still love him.

Five Silly Fishermen
Artist/Author/Cast:
Edwards, Roberta; Wickstrom, Sylvie K. (Illustrator)
Call Number:
JER Edwards
Description:

A retelling of the traditional tale in which five silly fishermen, unable to count properly, are convinced that one of their group has drowned.

Flap Your Wings
Artist/Author/Cast:
Eastman, P. D.
Call Number:
JER Eastman
Description:

When Mr. and Mrs. Bird discover a strange egg in their nest they try to hatch it.

Goose and Duck
Artist/Author/Cast:
George, Jean Craighead; Lamont, Priscilla (Illustrator)
Call Number:
JER George
Description:

A young boy becomes the "mother" to a goose, who becomes "mother" to a duck, as they learn about the rhythms of nature together.

Hi! Fly Guy
Artist/Author/Cast:
Arnold, Tedd (Author, Illustrator)
Call Number:
JER Arnold
Description:

A boy thinks he's found the perfect pet, but now he has to convince everyone else.

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