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Grade 2

The Supersmart Dolphin

From the Series Lightning Bolt Books ® — Supersmart Animals

Dolphins have long memories and make special clicking sounds to help them get around underwater. Readers will discover all this and then some, including the amazing way that dolphins tell one… Read More →

  • Lexile: 500
  • ATOS: 3.4
  • Dewey: 599.53

The Supersmart Elephant

From the Series Lightning Bolt Books ® — Supersmart Animals

Elephants have memories that can last a lifetime and amazing communication skills. Readers will learn all about how elephants communicate, work as a group to protect their young, and more. Read More →

  • Lexile: 530
  • ATOS: 3.5
  • Dewey: 599.67

The Supersmart Octopus

From the Series Lightning Bolt Books ® — Supersmart Animals

Octopuses can navigate a maze and even open jars with their eight arms! Readers will find out about all this and more, including the tricks octopuses use to escape predators and the clever… Read More →

  • Lexile: 520
  • ATOS: 3.6
  • Dewey: 594/.56

The Supersmart Orangutan

From the Series Lightning Bolt Books ® — Supersmart Animals

Orangutans use sticks as tools and communicate using at least 32 different sounds! Readers will discover this and more, including how orangutans build themselves amazing nests in their forest homes. Read More →

  • Lexile: 520
  • ATOS: 3.5
  • Dewey: 599.88/3

The Supersmart Parrot

From the Series Lightning Bolt Books ® — Supersmart Animals

Parrots are known for their ability to mimic many different sounds, but they also use tools to eat. Readers will learn all this and more, including how some male parrots use tools to attract a mate. Read More →

  • Lexile: 570
  • ATOS: 3.5
  • Dewey: 598.7/1

The Talent Show

Four friends decide to enter a talent show. A tiny red bird asks to join them, but they laugh and tell him he’s too small. But then a mysterious, tall stranger arrives to audition for lead… Read More →

  • Lexile: 600
  • ATOS: 3.1
  • Dewey: [E]

The Tale of La Llorona: [A Mexican Folktale]

From the Series On My Own Folklore

AY-EEEE! A spooky howl pierces the dark night. Is it the wind? Or is it the ghost called La Llorona? La Llorona is said to haunt moonlit roads and riverbanks, crying for her lost children… Read More →

  • Lexile: 550
  • ATOS: 3.0
  • Dewey: 398.2

The Tale of the Oki Islands: A Tale from Japan

From the Series Tales of Honor

Tokoyo, a skilled diver, is devoted to her father who has been banished by the emperor. She goes in search of him and in the process kills a sea dragon, breaking an evil spell. Tokoyo and her… Read More →

  • Lexile: 540
  • ATOS: 3.7
  • Dewey: 398.2

The Thing on the Wing Can Sing: A Short Vowel Sounds Book with Consonant Digraphs

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: 2.3
  • Dewey: 428.1'3

The Thornton Burgess Library — Library Bound Set

From the Series The Thornton Burgess Library


These new editions of the classic stories introduce a new generation of young readers to Thornton W. Burgess's irresistible cast of animal friends in his timeless collection of bedtime… Read More →

  • Library Bound Hardcover
  • List Price: $90.60
  • Your Price: $67.95
  • 4 titles

The Three Bears

From the Series Step Up — Math

Join Little Bear, Bigger Bear, and Biggest Bear as they go fishing, fetch carrots, and get water to make delicious soup. Who gets to eat the biggest bowl of soup? Children will find out as… Read More →

  • Lexile: 280
  • ATOS: 1.2
  • Dewey: 511

The Three Little Pigs

From the Series World Classics

Featuring pigs with personalities, this favorite tale is delightfully drawn. We all know how it ends, but it is so much fun getting there, as the Three Little Pigs' idyllic world is nearly… Read More →

  • Lexile: 470
  • Dewey: [Fic]

The Tickle Test

Could you pass the test to join the Tickle Squad? One brave mouse is willing to give it a go! It's easy to tickle a giraffe and fun to tickle a bear. An octopus is trickier (underwater with… Read More →

  • Lexile: 610
  • ATOS: 2.5
  • Dewey: [E]

The Tigon and the Liger

Tyler the tigon has never fit in. Neither a tiger like his dad nor a lion like his mom, poor Tyler sticks out like a sore thumb. Taunted and teased by the other jungle creatures, he flees… Read More →

  • Lexile: 520
  • ATOS: 3.4
  • Dewey: [Fic]

The Tin Can Man

From the Series Real Kids Readers — Level 1

Nan had a plan and one tin can. She got more and more cans. Then just see what she and her dad made! Read More →

  • Lexile: 220
  • ATOS: 1.2
  • Dewey: [E]

The T-Rex Who Lost His Specs!

Meet the accident-prone T-Rex. First he loses his glasses, then he has one disaster after another: he can't tell his breakfast toast from a slipper, then he mistakes a prehistoric owl for his… Read More →

  • Lexile: 590
  • ATOS: 3.3
  • Dewey: [E]

The Universe Ate My Homework

Abby hates doing homework. In fact, she'll do just about anything to get out of it. So when she discovers an amazing scientific recipe for creating a parallel universe where she'll never have… Read More →

  • Lexile: 560
  • ATOS: 2.9
  • Dewey: [E]
Spring 2019

The Unofficial Guide to Coding with Minecraft

From the Series Ready, Set, Code!

In The Unofficial Guide to Coding with Minecraft, you can walk through a sunflower field, create a sheep pen, get hopping with rabbits, and farm your own field. Easy-to-follow, step-by-step… Read More →

  • Lexile: 850
  • Dewey: 794.8

The Vanishing Gourds: A Sukkot Mystery

When Sara's gourds—decorations for the family sukkah—start mysteriously disappearing, the hunt for the culprits is on. The family of squirrels who are to blame pay the family back for the… Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.5
  • Dewey: [E]

The Vast Wonder of the World: Biologist Ernest Everett Just

"A must-purchase picture book biography of a figure sure to inspire awe and admiration among readers."—School Library Journal (starred review) Extraordinary illustrations and lyrical text… Read More →

  • Lexile: 890
  • ATOS: 5.2
  • Dewey: 570.92 [B]

The Velveteen Rabbit: or, How Toys Become Real

From the Series First Avenue Classics ™

The Velveteen Rabbit is not a 'real' rabbit, like the rabbits he meets in the forest. He has seams and is full of stuffing. Still, the Velveteen Rabbit doesn't mind as long as the boy who… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1110
  • ATOS: 4.9
  • Dewey: [E]

The Vowel Family: A Tale of Lost Letters

Meet an unusual family with some very special children: Alan, Ellen, Iris, Otto, and Ursula. Sometimes they're visited by their very special aunt, Cyndy. As each child is born, the family… Read More →

  • Dewey: [Fic]

The Washington Monument

From the Series Pull Ahead Books — American Symbols

The Washington Monument is a beautiful marble memorial that honors America's first president. But, did you know that the monument was supposed to be built on top of a domed building? Or that… Read More →

  • Lexile: 520
  • ATOS: 3.6
  • Dewey: 975.3

The Washington Monument

From the Series Lightning Bolt Books ® — Famous Places

Do you know how long it took to build the Washington Monument? It took 36 years! Visitors have loved to look out from the top of this tall building ever since it was finished. But who planned… Read More →

  • Lexile: 530
  • ATOS: 3.6
  • Dewey: 975.3