Grade 2

The Night of the Hurricane's Fury

From the Series On My Own History

It’s the summer of 1900, and 10-year-old Robert Pettibone is bored. His parents have sent him to stay with his Aunt Maudie in Galveston, Texas. She doesn’t let him do anything by himself… Read More →

  • Lexile: 590
  • ATOS: 3.7
  • Dewey: [E]

The Night Sky

From the Series First Step Nonfiction — Discovering Nature's Cycles

Every month a cycle happens in the sky. Read about the patterns of the moon and how it changes throughout each month. Read More →

  • Lexile: 510
  • Dewey: 523.3

The Night Sky: A Frozen Discovery Book

From the Series Disney Learning Discovery Books

Join Anna, Elsa, Olaf, and friends as they explore the wonders of the night sky. Learn about the northern lights, the solar system, eclipses, and more important STEM topics with the cast of… Read More →

  • Lexile: 630
  • ATOS: 4.2
  • Dewey: 520

The Night the Chimneys Fell

From the Series On My Own History

Something isn’t right in New Madrid, Missouri. Nine-year-old Marie sees hundreds of birds flying across the sky like a black cloud. The animals in the barn are restless. Then, early in the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 530
  • ATOS: 3.1
  • Dewey: [E]

The Noisy Book

The owl goes hoo hoo, the cat goes meow, the raindrop goes plop, the door goes knock knock... With over 100 pages, this unique board book is full of bright, bold illustrations and lots of… Read More →

  • Dewey: [Fic]

The Nose Knows: Sense of Smell

From the Series Science Solves It! ®

Everyone in the family has a cold - except Peter. Who will sniff out the funny smells? By default, Peter becomes the family nose - until he, too, catches a cold. Read More →

  • Lexile: 520
  • ATOS: 2.5
  • Dewey: [E]

The Nutcracker Comes to America: How Three Ballet-Loving Brothers Created a Holiday Tradition

Every December, The Nutcracker comes to life in theaters all across the United States. But how did this 19th-century Russian ballet become such a big part of the holidays in 21st-century… Read More →

  • Lexile: 920
  • ATOS: 5.2
  • Dewey: [Fic]

The Ocean World: A Finding Dory Discovery Book

From the Series Disney Learning Discovery Books

Join Dory and friends as they explore the colorful ocean world! Learn about ocean animals, coral reefs, protecting our oceans, and more important STEM topics with the cast of Disney's Finding… Read More →

  • Lexile: 720
  • ATOS: 4.5
  • Dewey: 577.7

The Old Man

Day breaks over the town. Get up, everybody! It's time to go to school. For the old man too, it's time to wake up. The night was icy and he's hungry. His name? He doesn't know . . . This is… Read More →

  • Lexile: 440
  • Dewey: [Fic]

The On-Again, Off-Again Friend: Standing Up for Friends

From the Series Funny Bone Readers ™ — Dealing with Bullies

Grace was excited about the first day of school and seeing her best friend Jade from last year. But when Grace finally saw Jade, she was sitting with a new girl who teased and ignored Grace… Read More →

  • Lexile: 250
  • ATOS: 2.0
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Fall 2020

The One Great Gnome

In the spirit of Alice in Wonderland and The Wizard of Oz, this story introduces readers to the hidden magical—and mysterious—world of gnomes, elves, and trolls. Eleven-year-old Sarah moves… Read More →

  • Lexile: 610
  • Dewey: [Fic]

The Only Alex Addleston in All These Mountains

Alex Addleston and Alex Addleston do everything together. They chase Flatt Mountain fireflies. They code secret messages. They collect crawdads named Mr. and Mrs. Sassafras Jorgensen. But… Read More →

  • Lexile: 620
  • ATOS: 3.9
  • Dewey: [E]
Spring 2020

The Open Ocean

From the Series In Focus: Oceans

From flying fish to peculiar sunfish, bottlenose dolphins to basking sharks, learn about the enormous underwater world of the open ocean in this new title from the exciting In Focus: Oceans… Read More →

  • Lexile: 980
  • ATOS: 5.9

Theoretical Physicist Brian Greene

From the Series STEM Trailblazer Bios

Have you ever wondered how the universe began? Growing up, Brian Greene's father taught him to think about the world in different ways. Greene was curious about how it all worked. He set out… Read More →

  • Lexile: 790
  • ATOS: 5.8
  • Dewey: 530.092

Theoretical Physicist Stephen Hawking

From the Series STEM Trailblazer Bios

Do you like to gaze at the stars? So did the young Stephen Hawking. Eventually, he turned his fascination with the night sky into a career of trying to figure out how the universe began and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 960
  • ATOS: 6.1
  • Dewey: 530.092

The Pacific Islands: A Moana Discovery Book

From the Series Disney Learning Discovery Books

Join Moana and friends as they explore the colorful history and culture of the Pacific Islands. Learn about flora and fauna, village life, wayfaring, and more important STEM topics with the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 680
  • ATOS: 4.5
  • Dewey: 919.5

The Passover Parrot, 2nd Edition

It's Lily's turn to say the Four Questions at the Passover Seder, but nobody will help her practice. Things change with the arrival of Hametz the Parrot. Clever Hametz not only helps Lily but… Read More →

  • Lexile: 530
  • Dewey: [E]

The Patchwork Torah

As a child, David watches his grandfather, a Torah scribe or sofer, finish a Torah scroll for the synagogue. "A Torah is not something to be thrown away," his Grandfather explains. David's… Read More →

  • Dewey: [E]

The Peaches on the Beaches: A Book about Inflectional Endings

From the Series Sounds Like Reading ®

Come along with me and learn all about reading! Brian P. Cleary's wacky sentences and Jason Miskimins's colorful art will make phonics fun! Find activities, games, and more at www.brianpcleary.com. Read More →

  • ATOS: 2.4
  • Dewey: 428.1'3

The Pea Patch Jig

Despite being picked with the lettuce and almost ending up in a salad, Baby Mouse refuses to stay out of Farmer Clem's garden. Story inspired by the traditional song. Read More →

  • Dewey: [E]

The Pets You Get

There are so many whiz-bang great pets you can get! How about an enormous brown bear? Or a tentacled beast from the sea? Or even a humongous smoky dragon that glows? But as this small boy… Read More →

  • ATOS: 2.9
  • Dewey: [E]

The Pet Vet

From the Series Real Kids Readers — Level 1

This is Dr. Bret, the pet vet. Is your pet sick? Is your pet hurt? He will fix it right up! Read More →

  • Lexile: 230
  • ATOS: 0.9
  • Dewey: [E]

The Pirate Tree

The gnarled tree on the hill sometimes turns into a pirate ship. A rope serves as an anchor, a sheet as a sail, and Sam is its fearless captain. But one day another sailor approaches, and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 590
  • ATOS: 2.6
  • Dewey: [Fic]

The Princess and the Giant: A Tale from Scotland

From the Series Tales of Honor

When the king dies, the queen and her three daughters must work to survive. A giant steals from their garden, and then steals the daughters. The princesses outwit the giant to return home… Read More →

  • Lexile: 600
  • ATOS: 3.8
  • Dewey: 398.2