Grade 2

A Place to Call Home

When we think of home, we might think of living in an apartment or a house, but not everyone lives in a home like this. Some children grow up on a houseboat in a floating village. Others live Read More →

  • Lexile: 590
  • ATOS: 3.8
  • Dewey: 643

Apple Cider Making Days

An extended family gathers to harvest apples from Grandpa's apple farm to make cider! From picking and sorting to pulping and pressing, readers will learn all about the process of turning… Read More →

  • ATOS: 4.5
  • Dewey: [E]

Apple Days: A Rosh Hashanah Story

Katy's favorite holiday is Rosh Hashanah, when she gets to pick apples and make applesauce with her mother. But what happens when the tradition is interrupted by the early arrival of her baby cousin? Read More →

  • Lexile: 590
  • Dewey: [E]

Apples

From the Series Live Oak Media eReadalong

"Curious about apples?... Bonnie Kelley Young reads the text slowly so that listeners can absorb all the facts and instructions and peruse the bright illustrations... A good choice for… Read More →

  • ATOS: 4.0

Apples and Pomegranates: A Rosh Hashanah Seder

On Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, it is traditional to dip apples and honey in hopes of a sweet New Year. Jews around the world share other foods as well - such as pomegranates,… Read More →

  • Dewey: 296.4'5315

Apples, Cherries, Red Raspberries, 2nd Edition: What Is in the Fruit Group?

From the Series Food Is CATegorical ™

What is in the fruit group? Bananas, grapes, lemons, and much more. Brian P. Cleary's goofy verse and Martin Goneau's humorous illustrations give young readers a whole crop of fruit examples… Read More →

  • Dewey: 600

Apple Trees

From the Series First Step Nonfiction — Plant Life Cycles

Get a close-up view of the life of an apple tree. Read More →

  • Lexile: 490
  • Dewey: 634'.11

A Queen in Jerusalem

In Jerusalem, in the early 20th century, a little girl named Malka—"queen" in Hebrew—dreams of dressing up as Queen Esther. It is the festival of Purim, and all the kids are looking forward… Read More →

  • Lexile: 660
  • Dewey: [E]

A Rainy Day

From the Series First Step Nonfiction — Weather

This book provides activities for a rainy day, and summarizes the signs and effects of rain. Read More →

  • Dewey: 551.57'7

A Rainy Day Story

Rabbi Hanina feels sorry for himself when he becomes wet, cold and muddy from the rain. But when he goes inside his house—where he is warm, dry and happy—he feels selfish, knowing the parched Read More →

  • Lexile: 540
  • Dewey: [E]

Arctic Foxes

From the Series Early Bird Nature Books

In this Early Bird title, readers learn about the physical characteristics, habitat, and behavior of the arctic fox. Read More →

  • Lexile: 540
  • ATOS: 3.7
  • Dewey: 599.776'4

Are You Psychic?: Facts, Trivia, and Quizzes

From the Series Mind Games

Have you ever felt like you could read a friend's mind? Is it possible to predict the future or move objects without touching them? Many people claim to have psychic abilities. Whether these… Read More →

  • Lexile: 710
  • Dewey: 133.8

Are You Ready for Fall?

From the Series Lightning Bolt Books ® — Our Four Seasons

Leaves are changing colors. The days are getting cooler. Farmers harvest crops. It’s time to carve a pumpkin! Do you know what season is here? It’s fall! What else happens in fall? Read this… Read More →

  • Lexile: 500
  • Dewey: 508.2

Are You Ready for Spring?

From the Series Lightning Bolt Books ® — Our Four Seasons

The days are getting warmer. And they’re getting longer. Baby birds are hatching. The grass is turning green. Do you know what season is here? It’s spring! What else happens in spring? Read… Read More →

  • Lexile: 540
  • Dewey: 508.2

Are You Ready for Summer?

From the Series Lightning Bolt Books ® — Our Four Seasons

The days are hot and sunny. Flowers are in bloom. Ducks swim with their babies behind them. People play baseball and go swimming. Do you know what season is here? It’s summer! What else… Read More →

  • Lexile: 610
  • Dewey: 508.2

Are You Ready for Winter?

From the Series Lightning Bolt Books ® — Our Four Seasons

The trees are bare. Puddles have turned to ice. Birds puff up their feathers to stay warm. Hot cocoa hits the spot! Do you know what season is here? It’s winter! What else happens in winter?… Read More →

  • Lexile: 520
  • Dewey: 508.2

Are You the Pirate Captain?

First Mate Hugh has the whole crew and the pirate ship ready, but they can't set sail until they find a captain! Come on this swashbuckling adventure as Hugh and his scurvy seadogs try to… Read More →

  • Lexile: 570
  • Dewey: [E]

Argentinosaurus, Giant of Giants

From the Series When Dinosaurs Ruled the Earth

Argentinosaurus is one of the biggest sauropods, a group of enormous, long-necked, and plant-eating dinosaurs. Read about this gentle giant and a range of other fascinating dinosaurs,… Read More →

  • Lexile: 740
  • ATOS: 4.9
  • Dewey: 560

Arlo, Mrs. Ogg, and the Dinosaur Zoo

From the Series Class X

A rip-roaring chapter book adventure – packed full of fun, laughs and dinosaurs! "Wow!" I said. "This is no orni…dary zoo, I mean-" "IT'S A DINOSAUR ZOO!" shouted AJ. Meet Arlo, a young… Read More →

  • Lexile: 730
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Armored Ankylosaurus

From the Series When Dinosaurs Ruled the Earth

Ankylosaurus was a heavily armored dinosaur that could knock down other dinosaurs with its tail club. Read this book to discover more about it and other fascinating dinosaurs. Read More →

  • Lexile: 900
  • ATOS: 5.6
  • Dewey: 567.915

Armored Dinosaurs

From the Series Meet the Dinosaurs

"Dino" Don Lessem brings readers face-to-face with various dinosaur species, detailing their habitats, way of life and how they became extinct. An acclaimed dinosaur expert, Don Lessem has… Read More →

  • Lexile: 610
  • ATOS: 4.1
  • Dewey: 567.915

Arnie and the Skateboard Gang

When Arnie is challenged to skateboard down a dangerous hill, he has to decide how far he is willing to go to be "cool." Read More →

  • Dewey: [E]

Arnie Goes to Camp

Arnie is sure that he won't survive summer sleepaway camp; but when he arrives he is surprised to find that camp is not at all what he expected. Read More →

  • Dewey: [E]

A Rock Can Be . . .

From the Series Can Be . . . Books

Rocks may seem like boring, static objects—until you discover that a rock can spark a fire, glow in the dark, and provide shelters of all shapes and sizes. Laura Purdie Salas's lyrical… Read More →

  • Dewey: 552