2nd Grade Reading List
Reading Suggestions for 2nd Graders from the Weber County Library
Amanda Pig tries everything she can think of to keep cool.
A literal-minded housekeeper causes a ruckus in the household when she attempts to make sense of some instructions.
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 to decorate them with his "blackening brew."
An insect fact book counsels young enthusiasts on how to become expert "bug spotters" with discussions of major insect groups that detail their behaviors, life cycles, and defense mechanisms.
Young readers learn about the human body and how the skeletal, muscular, respiratory, and circulatory systems function.
Sixteen-year-old Bill finds adventure when he becomes a rider for the Pony Express (though his letters home never hint at the dangers he encounters).
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.
Up-close photographs and text capture the many moods and colors of chameleons as they hunt for food, search for a new home, brave dangerous strangers, and even make friends.
The town of Chewandswallow is an ordinary place, but its weather is very extraordinary!
Although Cork the muskrat is short and likes to find things and Fuzz the possum is tall and likes to keep things, the pair remain best friends even after Fuzz finds Cork's lost stone and decides to keep it.
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.
Mo is the youngest kid on the Robins football team. But Mo's coach has a plan up his sleeve to turn Mo's little size into a big win for the Robins
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.