Grade 2

A Sunny Day

From the Series First Step Nonfiction — Weather

This book summarizes the signs and effects of a sunny day, as well as activities. Read More →

  • Lexile: 430
  • Dewey: 551.5'271

A Super Sticky Mistake: The Story of How Harry Coover Accidentally Invented Super Glue!

An inspiring true story about Harry Coover, a wonderful inventor who accidentally discovered super-glue! "This sticky mess. This ooey goo. It's like a glue but much stronger. . . maybe it's Read More →

  • Lexile: 590
  • Dewey: [E]

A Tale of Two Seders

When her parents get divorced, a little girl is worried about many things, including how she will celebrate the Jewish holidays in two different households. The holiday of Passover gives her… Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.8
  • Dewey: [E]

Ataque del Mosquito Matón (Attack of the Bully Bug): Dealing with Bullies through Teamwork

From the Series Funny Bone Readers ™ — en español

The bugs in Bugville have had it with bullies! How will they solve the problem? Read More →

  • Lexile: 340
  • Dewey: [Fic]

A Teeny Tiny Halloween

From the Series Live Oak Media eReadalong

Children love jump tales and this one is perfectly sized for even the littlest to remember after hearing a few times. Every fall the leaves drift down until the teeny tiny woman's house is… Read More →

A Tiger Cub Grows Up

From the Series Baby Animals

Tara is a tiger cub. What is it like to grow up in a wild animal park? If you look closely, you will discover how Tara grows from a tiny newborn cub to a pouncing, full-grown tiger there.… Read More →

  • ATOS: 1.8
  • Dewey: 599.756

A Tiny Beak and Spiky Feathers (Cockatiel)

Cozy in his nest, a tiny chick waits for his parents to arrive with food. With his tiny pink beak and sparse, spiky feathers, who does this adorable little baby belong to? With stunning… Read More →

  • Lexile: 550
  • ATOS: 3.1
  • Dewey: 598

A Trick of the Light

From the Series Optical Illusions

This title in the series looks at how light, color, and shade can mess with your mind! Learn how contrast, assimilation, and after-image can make things change color in front of your eyes,… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1030
Spring 2022

A Trip to the Farm with Sesame Street ®

From the Series Sesame Street ® Field Trips

Join Elmo, Grover, and more friends from Sesame Street as they explore a farm and learn about the people who work there. Readers can try their hand at farming with a grow-your-own-lettuce activity. Read More →

  • Lexile: 490
  • Dewey: 630
Spring 2022

A Trip to the Fire Station with Sesame Street ®

From the Series Sesame Street ® Field Trips

Kids can tag along to the fire station with Elmo and other Sesame Street friends! They'll learn about firefighters' gear, fire trucks, and how to make a fire safety plan with their families. Read More →

  • Lexile: 480
  • Dewey: 363.37
Spring 2022

A Trip to the Library with Sesame Street ®

From the Series Sesame Street ® Field Trips

The Sesame Street friends go to the library and invites readers along to discover how libraries play an important role in communities. Readers learn how to sign up for their own library cards too! Read More →

  • Lexile: 470
  • Dewey: 027
Spring 2022

A Trip to the Post Office with Sesame Street ®

From the Series Sesame Street ® Field Trips

Readers will love heading to the post office with their favorite Sesame Street characters to discover how mail works! They'll also learn how to write and send a letter. Read More →

  • Lexile: 490
  • Dewey: 383
Spring 2022

A Trip to the Science Museum with Sesame Street ®

From the Series Sesame Street ® Field Trips

Elmo and Sesame Street friends take readers on a tour of a science museum. Readers learn about math, technology, and how to make observations. Read More →

  • Lexile: 540
  • Dewey: 507.4
Spring 2022

A Trip to the Zoo with Sesame Street ®

From the Series Sesame Street ® Field Trips

Young readers explore the zoo with their Sesame Street friends to learn about animals, their habitats, and more. Readers also learn how to make a bird feeder from a milk carton. Read More →

  • Lexile: 520
  • Dewey: 590.73

At School: School

From the Series Step Up — Life

This cute picture book shows the day of a child at school. Let's see what she wants to do at school. Read More →

  • Lexile: 250
  • Dewey: 818

Attack on Circuit City (Statistics)

From the Series Mission Math

Under attack by bugs, bots, and viruses, your computer needs your help. Sucked into the data system you must thwart the Attack on Circuit City—using your statistical knowledge. Read More →

  • Lexile: 610

Attract and Repel: A Look at Magnets

From the Series Lightning Bolt Books ® — Exploring Physical Science

A colorful magnet holds a drawing to a fridge. Paperclips stick to a magnet. Magnetic forces are at work all around you. But what exactly is a magnet? And how do magnets work? Read More →

  • Lexile: 510
  • Dewey: 538

Aunt Clara Brown: Official Pioneer

From the Series On My Own Biography

As a successful former slave, Clara Brown used her money to help other freed slaves get a new start in life. In 1859 Clara bought her own freedom and headed west to Colorado to find her… Read More →

  • Lexile: 610
  • ATOS: 3.5
  • Dewey: 978.8'00496073'0092

Australia

From the Series Pull Ahead Books — Continents

Australia is the smallest continent, and the only continent that is also made up of only one country. It is home to over twenty million people, as well as a large variety of plants and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 560
  • ATOS: 2.2
  • Dewey: 994

Auto Racing's G.O.A.T.: Dale Earnhardt, Jimmie Johnson, and More

From the Series Sports' Greatest of All Time (Lerner ™ Sports)

Start your engines and get in gear to learn about the greatest auto racers of all time! Exciting stats and information presented in a fun top-ten format will have readers turning the pages to Read More →

  • Lexile: 890
  • ATOS: 5.0
  • Dewey: 796.720922 [B]

Avalanches

From the Series Pull Ahead Books — Forces of Nature

Do you know what an avalanche is? How they start? What avalanche safety tips help save lives? Read this book to discover the answers! Read More →

  • Lexile: 590
  • ATOS: 3.4
  • Dewey: 551.57'848

A Valentine for Frankenstein

Frankenstein isn't your typical monster. For starters, he only has one head, just two eyes, and no tail. And worst of all, he's sort of nice! Frankenstein quickly realizes his friendly… Read More →

  • Lexile: 580
  • ATOS: 3.4
  • Dewey: [E]

Avoiding Drugs

From the Series Pull Ahead Books — Health

All medicines are drugs—chemicals that change the way the body works. Some drugs help people, but when not taken properly they can be harmful. Illegal drugs are always harmful because they… Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.1
  • Dewey: 362.29

A Watermelon in the Sukkah

All the children in Miss Sharon's class have brought their favorite fruits to decorate the sukkah. But when Michael brings a watermelon, the class must find a way to hang it! Read More →

  • Dewey: [E]