Grade 2

The Secrets of the Stone: A Lottie Lipton Adventure

From the Series The Adventures of Lottie Lipton

Welcome to the British Museum, home to Lottie Lipton: nine-year-old investigator extraordinaire! There's been a break-in at the British Museum and someone's after the priceless Rosetta Stone… Read More →

  • Lexile: 740
  • ATOS: 4.9
  • Dewey: [Fic]

The Seventh Day: A Shabbat Story

In this adaptation of the creation story, God creates desert canyons and riverbeds as a potter would, the leopard's spots and the zebra's stripes as a painter would, and the voices of… Read More →

  • Dewey: [E]

The Shabbat Princess

Rosie likes queens, but she really loves princesses! One Shabbat eve, she persuades her parents to invite the Shabbat Princess to their home. As the family prepares for their royal visitor… Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.3
  • Dewey: [E]

The Shipwrecked Sailor: A Tale from Egypt

From the Series Tales of Honor

Sadiki fears the worst when he is tossed from his ship in a storm. But a chance encounter with a serpent changes his life and that of the Pharoah. Read More →

  • ATOS: 4.5
  • Dewey: 390

The Sky's the Limit: Naturally Funny Jokes

From the Series Make Me Laugh!

Perfect for beginning readers, this laugh-out-loud joke book about nutty nature will put a smile on your face! Read More →

  • Lexile: 490
  • Dewey: 818'.60208

The Sky Stirs Up Trouble: Tornadoes

From the Series Bel the Weather Girl

Tornado siren! Bel the Weather Girl and Dylan head to the basement. Dylan is scared the house will blow away! But soon the storm passes. Some storms make tornadoes, and some don't. Bel says… Read More →

  • Lexile: 560
  • ATOS: 3.2
  • Dewey: 551.55'3

The Smallest 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: 620
  • ATOS: 3.8
  • Dewey: 567.9

The Smartest 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 →

  • ATOS: 4.0
  • Dewey: 567.9

The Smart Hat

From the Series Early Bird Readers — Blue (Early Bird Stories ™)

What will the queen do when she receives an owl instead of a fancy hat? With fun, full-color illustrations and a reading comprehension activity, this silly story is perfect for emerging readers. Read More →

  • Lexile: 320
  • ATOS: 1.3
  • Dewey: 428.6/2

The Snow Beast

Beast has been robbed! And so has the whole village. Without tools the villagers can't put on their legendary Winter Party, so Beast sets off to solve the mystery. Discovering that a stranded… Read More →

  • Lexile: 620
  • ATOS: 3.1
  • Dewey: [E]

The Snowflake: A Water Cycle Story

With a double-page spread for each month, this book describes the journey of a single drop of water throughout the year. Read More →

  • Lexile: 660
  • ATOS: 3.0
  • Dewey: 551.48

The Snowflake Mistake

In a palace high above the clouds, a magical machine chugs and churns, making beautiful, identical snowflakes. When the Snow Queen leaves her daughter, Princess Ellie, in charge everything… Read More →

  • Lexile: 560
  • ATOS: 3.2
  • Dewey: [E]

The Snow Walker

From the Series On My Own History

One morning in March 1888, twelve-year-old Milton Daub awoke to find the world buried in snow. The blizzard was like nothing Milton and his neighbors in the Bronx had ever seen. No one dared… Read More →

  • Lexile: 630
  • ATOS: 3.5
  • Dewey: 974.7'275

The Snow Walker

From the Series Live Oak Media eReadalong

"...The excitement, danger and heroism of Milton's day of rescue and delivery in the storm will cause young listeners to wish for their own blizzards." -AudioFile Read More →

  • Lexile: 520
  • ATOS: 3.5

The Solar System

From the Series Early Bird Astronomy

This lively and informative book introduces beginning readers to the planets, dwarf planets, asteroids, and comets that make up our solar system; the Sun as the center of the solar system; and more. Read More →

  • Lexile: 650
  • ATOS: 4.2
  • Dewey: 523.2

The Space Rock Mystery: Rocks & Minerals

From the Series Science Solves It! ®

“This rock is totally from outer space!” At least that’s what Kaleo thinks when he picks up an amazing rock on the beach. Finding out more will lead him and his sister, Leia, on an adventure… Read More →

  • Lexile: 560
  • Dewey: [Fic]

The Space Shuttle

From the Series Pull Ahead Books — Mighty Movers

A fun introduction to an in-the-news vehicle, the space shuttle. In simple, easy-to-understand language, this title describes how the space shuttle is launched into orbit and how astronauts… Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.3
  • Dewey: 629.44'1

The Spacesuit: How a Seamstress Helped Put Man on the Moon

There is a competition to make the spacesuit for the first moon landing! Ellie, an ordinary woman, is asked to lead a team of other talented seamstresses. No one believes they can win, but… Read More →

  • Lexile: 640
  • ATOS: 4.0
  • Dewey: [E]

The Spy Who Played Baseball

Moe Berg is not a typical baseball player. He's Jewish—very unusual for the major leagues in the 1930s—has a law degree, speaks several languages, and loves traveling the world. He also… Read More →

  • Lexile: 790
  • Dewey: 796.357092 [B]

The Star-Spangled Banner

From the Series On My Own History

It was September 14, 1814, and America and Great Britain were at war. Francis Scott Key watched from the deck of a British ship, where he was being held captive, as cannons exploded around… Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.8
  • Dewey: 929.9'2'0973

The Statue of Liberty

From the Series Lightning Bolt Books ® — Famous Places

Have you ever seen an eye the size of a doorway? What about a finger bigger than a grown-up? Get ready to check out the Statue of Liberty! This statue stands for American freedom. Just… Read More →

  • Lexile: 570
  • ATOS: 3.8
  • Dewey: 974.7'1

The Statue of Liberty

From the Series Pull Ahead Books — American Symbols

One of the most famous American symbols, the Statue of Liberty stands for freedom and opportunity. Standing on Liberty Island at the tip of New York City, the statue welcomed immigrants from… Read More →

  • Lexile: 580
  • ATOS: 3.8
  • Dewey: 974.7'1

The Statue of Liberty: A Welcome Gift

From the Series Core Content Social Studies — Let's Celebrate America

She was a gift of friendship and peace between France and the United States. Now "Liberty Enlightening the World" stands as a symbol of America's embrace of freedom and democracy. Find out… Read More →

  • Lexile: 930
  • Dewey: 974.7

The Steel Pan Man of Harlem

Once upon a time in the city of Harlem, there was a terrible problem. Rats had taken over the city. They were everywhere―subways, restaurants, even people’s homes! The mayor didn’t know what… Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.6
  • Dewey: [E]