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Grade 2

Welcome to the Seashore: Seashore Creatures

From the Series Science Storybooks

The seashore is densely populated with a variety of sea creatures, relying on their environment.This book provides fascinating information how these creatures feed and interact. Read More →

  • Lexile: 480
  • Dewey: 577.7

Welcome to the Tribe!: Book 1

From the Series Tib & Tumtum

All of the grownups in Tib's prehistoric tribe know that the dinosaurs disappeared ages ago. So of course they don't believe that Tib has made friends with one. But Tumtum the dinosaur is… Read More →

  • Lexile: 510
  • ATOS: 2.2
  • Dewey: 741.5'944
Spring 2020

Welcoming Words: A Sesame Street ® Language Guide for Making Friends

Become a smarter, stronger, and kinder friend with Sesame Street! Big Bird, Elmo, and their international friends help kids learn how to welcome others in Spanish, French, German, Arabic… Read More →

  • Lexile: 360
  • Dewey: 418/.07

We Need Soil!: Soil

From the Series Science Storybooks

Many kinds of living things need soil. Different creatures live in soil. Soil contains nutrients that plants use to grow. And when living things die, they become part of the soil. It is a… Read More →

  • Lexile: 550
  • Dewey: 550

Werewolf Moon: Phases of the Moon

From the Series Science Solves It! ®

Could the new neighbor be a werewolf? Jake has to find out - before the full moon strikes and it's too late. Read More →

  • Lexile: 530
  • ATOS: 2.5
  • Dewey: [Fic]

We Use Tools All Day

From the Series Space Cat Explores STEM

Space Cat and her pal Dog help readers understand simple and complex tools we all use every day. Read More →

  • Lexile: 620
  • Dewey: 621.9
Fall 2019

Whale of a Tale

From the Series Scarlett and Sam

Scarlett and Sam are back again in a twist on the biblical adventure tale of Jonah and the whale. When the twins take Grandma Mina's special carpet to be cleaned and repaired, they encounter… Read More →

  • Lexile: 500
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Whales

From the Series Live Oak Media eReadalong

"...an attractive, informative production." - School Library Journal Read More →

  • ATOS: 4.0

Whale Sharks in Action

From the Series Lightning Bolt Books ® — Shark World

Whale sharks are the biggest fish in the ocean! But what do whale sharks eat? And how long does it take them to grow so large? Get up close to these fearsome creatures and learn all about… Read More →

  • Lexile: 490
  • ATOS: 3.2
  • Dewey: 597.3/3

What a Beautiful World!: The Earth's Layers

From the Series Science Storybooks

Our world is big, beautiful, and amazing. Let's look at our lovely world by zooming down from outer space and into the ground. Then we'll travel further down to the bottom of the sea. Read More →

  • Lexile: 530
  • Dewey: 507

What Are Elections?

From the Series First Step Nonfiction — Exploring Government

What are elections? Why do we have them? Who can vote? Who gets elected and why? Accessible text and explanatory photos help students understand the key concepts of elections and learn why… Read More →

  • Lexile: 410
  • ATOS: 2.2
  • Dewey: 324.60973

What Are Fiction Genres?

From the Series Name That Text Type!

What are fiction genres? How is fiction different from other kinds of writing? Find out the key elements of fiction, such as characters, setting, and plot. Then explore different genres… Read More →

  • Lexile: 490
  • ATOS: 3.1
  • Dewey: 808.3

What Are Graphic Novels?

From the Series Name That Text Type!

What are graphic novels? How are graphic novels different from other kinds of writing? Find out how graphic novels are similar to and different from comic books. Explore features such as… Read More →

  • Lexile: 550
  • ATOS: 3.9
  • Dewey: 741.5'9

What Are Legends, Folktales, and Other Classic Stories?

From the Series Name That Text Type!

What are legends, folktales, and other classic stories? How are they different from other kinds of writing? Find out the key elements of classic stories, such as theme, setting, and plot… Read More →

  • Lexile: 490
  • ATOS: 3.6
  • Dewey: 398.2

What Are Nonfiction Genres?

From the Series Name That Text Type!

What are nonfiction genres? How is nonfiction different from other kinds of writing? Find out about nonfiction text features, such as the table of contents, the glossary, and the index. Then… Read More →

  • Lexile: 520
  • ATOS: 3.4
  • Dewey: 808

What Are Plays?

From the Series Name That Text Type!

What are plays? How are they different from other kinds of writing? Find out about the parts of a play, including characters, scenes, setting, scripts, stage directions, and dialogue. Then… Read More →

  • Lexile: 520
  • ATOS: 3.4
  • Dewey: 792.09

What Are Programs and Apps?

From the Series Lightning Bolt Books ® — Our Digital World

Programs and apps make computers useful. They let you do homework on laptops. They let you play games on smartphones and tablets. What programs and apps are the most important? Who makes them? Read More →

  • Lexile: 640
  • ATOS: 4.0
  • Dewey: 005.3

What Are Rules and Laws?

From the Series First Step Nonfiction — Exploring Government

What are rules? What are laws? Who creates them? Why do we have to follow them? What happens if we break them? Accessible text and explanatory photos help students understand the key concepts… Read More →

  • Lexile: 420
  • ATOS: 1.7
  • Dewey: 340
Spring 2020

What Are Shadows?: Shadow

From the Series Science Storybooks

A boy wants to know what shadows are. Discover interesting facts about shadows along with him: what makes a shadow, how does a shadow get bigger, what the colors of a shadow mean, and more. Read More →

  • Lexile: 480
  • Dewey: 535

What Are the Branches of Government?

From the Series First Step Nonfiction — Exploring Government

What are the three branches of government? What does each branch do? Why do we need all three? Accessible text and explanatory photos help students understand key concepts about the roles of… Read More →

  • Lexile: 480
  • ATOS: 2.2
  • Dewey: 320.473'04

What a Team!: Book 3

From the Series Mr. Badger and Mrs. Fox

Is teamwork impossible for these brothers and sisters? Badger brothers Grub and Bristle want to build a boat with their friends, but their new fox sister Ginger always tries to take charge… Read More →

  • Lexile: 520
  • ATOS: 2.0
  • Dewey: 741.5'944

What a Way to Start a New Year!: A Rosh Hashanah Story

Beginning the New Year in a new city isn’t easy, and it definitely isn’t starting out very well for Dina and her family! But when they’re welcomed by warm and generous hosts in their new… Read More →

  • Dewey: [E]

What Can Live in a Desert?

From the Series First Step Nonfiction — Animal Adaptations

How do animals like snakes, roadrunners, and scorpions survive in the desert? Discover their adaptations and see! Read More →

  • Lexile: 560
  • ATOS: 2.5
  • Dewey: 591.754

What Can Live in a Forest?

From the Series First Step Nonfiction — Animal Adaptations

Find out why the forest is a perfect habitat for animals like porcupines, bears, and deer. Read More →

  • Lexile: 540
  • ATOS: 2.4
  • Dewey: 591.73