2nd Grade Reading List
Reading Suggestions for 2nd Graders from the Weber County Library
The giant squid is one of the most elusive creatures in the world. Learn about this hidden creature's mysterious life in this beautifully illustrated nonfiction picture book.
A Good Knight helps three little dragons who are having trouble getting to sleep.
An exploration of the Grand Canyon on a grand scale, as only Jason Chin can illustrate and explain.
On a wintry morning in 1895, six men were ready to prove to America that the country was ready for a new mode of transportation -- something faster and more efficient than a horse and carriage.
Follows the seaside adventures of Henry, Henry's father, and Henry's big dog, Mudge.
Henry, feeling lonely on a street without any other children, finds companionship and love in a big dog named Mudge.
The story of Henry "Box" Brown, a slave who achieves freedom in an unusual but effective way.
Text and pictures try to make possible the conceptualization of a million, a billion, and a trillion.
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," 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."
An exceptional picture book biography of Margaret Wise Brown, the legendary author of Goodnight Moon, The Runaway Bunny, and other beloved children's classics, that's as groundbreaking as the icon herself.
Seven scary stories to tell at night in front of a fire or in the dark, based on traditional stories and folktales from various countries.
While traveling west with her family in 1850, a young girl makes a patchwork quilt chronicling the experiences of the journey.
Julius, an African gorilla, finds a home in an American circus.
Señor Calavera arrives to take Grandma Beetle to the next life, but Grandma isn't ready to go.
Identical twins Ling and Ting celebrate their birthday by sharing gifts and making wishes.
Little Bear has a big imagination and some funny adventures.
May wants to visit her grandmother, but her family can't afford the train ticket.
Minnie and Moo want to give special presents to the Farmer for his birthday, but something goes awry when Moo knits him a sweater.
A story about the childhood of Booker T. Washington that celebrates the power of reading.