Grade 2

Spring 2020

Time to Shine!: Solar Energy

From the Series Makers Make It Work

Boom! Thunder crashes, and the electricity goes out. Sammi is crushed. Her parents had a fancy dinner planned! But no lights doesn't mean no power. Can Sammi use sun power to save the day?… Read More →

  • Lexile: 610
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Tim Howard

From the Series Amazing Athletes

Goalkeeper Tim Howard makes blocking streaking soccer balls look easy. But soccer is more than a game for Tim. When he was diagnosed with Tourette syndrome as a child, Tim turned to soccer… Read More →

  • Lexile: 740
  • ATOS: 4.4
  • Dewey: 796.334092

Tim Lincecum

From the Series Amazing Athletes

At 5'11" and 165 pounds, San Francisco Giants pitcher Tim Lincecum is much smaller than the usual Major League Baseball player. Growing up in Renton, Washington, Tim was told he was too small… Read More →

  • Lexile: 730
  • ATOS: 4.2
  • Dewey: 796.357092

Tim Tebow

From the Series Amazing Athletes

When Tim Tebow left the University of Florida in 2010, many people didn't think he would be good enough to play quarterback in the NFL. Tim had helped the Florida Gators become national… Read More →

  • Lexile: 730
  • ATOS: 4.2
  • Dewey: 796.332092


Tin is looking after his little sister Nickel one afternoon when she grabs hold of a balloon and floats away! Tin and his dog Zinc set off in hot pursuit as she floats toward the big city… Read More →

  • Lexile: 580
  • ATOS: 2.6
  • Dewey: [E]

Tiny Fingers and Fuzzy Orange Hair (Orangutan)

High in the rain forest canopy, a newborn baby snuggles up tight to her mom. With fuzzy orange hair and tiny fingers that hold on tight to her mom's body, who does this adorable little baby… Read More →

  • Lexile: 490
  • ATOS: 3.2
  • Dewey: 599

Tiny Paws and Big Black Eyes (Giant Panda)

In a warm, safe den, a tiny baby has just been born. Gently, the baby's mother cradles the little creature in her large paw. Who does this adorable little baby belong to? With stunning… Read More →

  • Lexile: 490
  • ATOS: 3.6
  • Dewey: 599

Tiny Tiger: Long Vowel i

From the Series Let's Read Together ®

Tiny Tiger takes some advice from a wise lion and learns not to be so shy. Read More →

  • Lexile: 370
  • ATOS: 1.5
  • Dewey: [E]

Tiny Tiger Read Along: Long Vowel i

From the Series Let's Read Together ®

Tiny Tiger takes some advice from a wise lion and learns not to be so shy. Read More →

Tisha B'Av: A Jerusalem Journey

Israeli kids and their aunt observe the holiday of Tisha B'Av, which commemorates the destruction of the Temple in Jerusalem, by visiting an archaeological dig at the Temple Mount and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 700
  • Dewey: [E]


From the Series Live Oak Media eReadalong

This title is replete with brilliant photographs and exclusive in-depth coverage including Bob Ballard's 1985 discovery. Read More →


In this title, join a tiny toad as she embarks on a long journey to lay her eggs in a pond. Along the way, she must avoid inquisitive pet dogs, a hungry snake, and a busy road. The book… Read More →

  • Lexile: 470
  • ATOS: 2.2
  • Dewey: 597

To Bathe a Boa

"A boa has no greater wrath / than when he doesn't want a bath!" In this rollicking verse story, the bathroom becomes a battleground between a clean-conscious youngster and his elusive… Read More →

  • Lexile: 490
  • ATOS: 2.9
  • Dewey: [E]

Toco Toucans: Big-Billed Tropical Birds

From the Series Comparing Animal Traits

See what the toco toucan has in common with the tropical kingbird. Learn what sets it apart from the rock wren. Readers will compare key traits of toco toucans—their appearance, behavior… Read More →

  • Lexile: 870
  • Dewey: 598.7'2

¡Todos ganan! (Everybody Wins!): Division

From the Series Math Matters en español

Oscar wants to enter a contest - and another, and another - but he can only do it by asking some friends to divide the costs - and the rewards - with him. Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.2

To Mars!

From the Series Cloverleaf Books ™ — Space Adventures

Mars is an exciting place, with deserts, volcanoes, and winds that kick up giant dust storms! Avery's imagination takes her on a journey to this amazing planet. Come along as she hikes up a… Read More →

  • Lexile: 550
  • ATOS: 2.9
  • Dewey: 523.43


From the Series First Step Nonfiction — Plant Life Cycles

Get a close-up view of the life of a tomato. Read More →

  • Lexile: 390
  • Dewey: 635'.642

Tom Brady

From the Series Sports All-Stars (Lerner ™ Sports)

Tom Brady is the star quarterback for the New England Patriots. He's led his team to more division titles than any other quarterback in National Football League (NFL) history. He also has… Read More →

  • Lexile: 770
  • ATOS: 4.5
  • Dewey: 796.332092 [B]

Tom Brady, 3rd Edition

From the Series Amazing Athletes

Quarterback Tom Brady of the New England Patriots has done it all in the National Football League (NFL). He and his teammates have won the Super Bowl three times. Twice he was named Most… Read More →

  • Lexile: 720
  • Dewey: 796.332092

Tombstone Sandwiches and Other Horrifying Lunches

From the Series Little Kitchen of Horrors

What can be as awful to look at as it is awesome to eat? Your lunch! Learn how to create a variety of lunch entrees that are both repulsive and tasty. Cook up dishes like juicy bat wings… Read More →

  • Lexile: 790
  • Dewey: 641.5/3


Yazan no longer goes to the park to play, and he no longer sees his friend who lives next door. Everything around him is changing. His parents sit in front of the television with the news… Read More →

  • Lexile: 540
  • ATOS: 3.0
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Tony Hawk

From the Series Amazing Athletes

When extreme skateboarder Tony Hawk completed the 900, spinning two and a half times in the air before landing, he made sports history. A professional skateboarder from the age of fourteen… Read More →

  • Lexile: 740
  • ATOS: 4.2
  • Dewey: 796.22'092

Tony Romo

From the Series Amazing Athletes

Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo has one of the most high-profile jobs in sports. As the starting quarterback for "America's team" since 2006, Tony has amassed impressive stats and wowed… Read More →

  • Lexile: 680
  • ATOS: 4.1
  • Dewey: 796.332092

Too Many Cooks: A Passover Parable

Bubbe is interrupted while she is making charoses for the Passover seder. While she chats on the phone, family members wander into the kitchen and add their own "special ingredient" to spice… Read More →

  • Dewey: [E]