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Grade 2

Your Digestive System

From the Series Science in Action: The Human Body

What is your digestive system? What happens once your food reaches the large intestine? Find out everything from how long your small intestine is to which part of your body stores the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 570
  • ATOS: 4.3
  • Dewey: 571

You're in Big Trouble, Brad!

From the Series Real Kids Readers — Level 3

Brad loved playing tricks on people. So he got very nervous when the principal called him to her office. The only question was, which trick had gotten him in trouble? Read More →

  • Lexile: 530
  • ATOS: 2.7
  • Dewey: [E]

You're Safe With Me

When the moon rises high and the stars twinkle, it is bedtime for the baby animals of the Indian forest. But tonight, when the skies turn dark and the night grows stormy, the little ones… Read More →

  • Lexile: 560
  • ATOS: 2.4
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Fall 2018

You're Snug With Me

At the start of winter, two bear cubs are born, deep in their den in the frozen north. "Mama, what lies beyond here?" they ask. "‘Above us is a land of ice and snow." "What lies beyond the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 550
  • ATOS: 3.1
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Fall 2019

You're Strong With Me

The rain clouds are long gone and the dry season scorches the land. Everything is new for the baby giraffe. As she bounds ahead and lags behind, her mother patiently explains the ways of the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 560
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Your Heart & Lungs

From the Series Science in Action: The Human Body

Where is your heart? How do your lungs work? What does your heart pump around your body? Find the answers to these questions and much, much more in this picture-packed introduction to… Read More →

  • Lexile: 560
  • ATOS: 4.3
  • Dewey: 571

Your Pajamas Are Showing!: Book 1

From the Series Where's Leopold?

What if you woke up one morning and could turn invisible? Would you fight crime? Save the world? If you're like Leopold, you'd rather play tricks on your big sister and steal her caramels!… Read More →

  • Lexile: 520
  • ATOS: 5.6
  • Dewey: 741.5'944

Yours Sincerely, Giraffe

Giraffe is bored, as usual. He'd love a friend to share things with. So he writes a letter and sends it as far as possible across the other side of the horizon. There he finds a pen pal—Pengui Read More →

  • Lexile: 510
  • Dewey: [Fic]

YouTube Founders Steve Chen, Chad Hurley, and Jawed Karim

From the Series STEM Trailblazer Bios

Have you ever watched a home video that went viral on the Internet? Then you've probably heard of the company YouTube. YouTube was created by Steve Chen, Chad Hurley, and Jawed Karim in… Read More →

  • Lexile: 780
  • ATOS: 4.9
  • Dewey: 384.3'3

You Want Me to Eat That?: A kids' guide to eating right

From the Series Start Smart ™ — Health

Have you ever been told, "Eat your vegetables"? Some of the orange ones are okay; even the yellow ones are fine. Give it a chance and discover why eating a variety of foods is good for… Read More →

  • Lexile: 580
  • ATOS: 3.7
  • Dewey: 610
Fall 2019

Yuck! Said the Yak

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

Alfie does not seem too worried when a yak appears at his house on a bicycle, but when the yak says "Yuck!" to everything that Alfie offers him, Alfie thinks he’s very rude! This charmingly… Read More →

  • Lexile: 230
  • Dewey: 428.6/2

Yum! MmMm! Que Rico!: Americas' Sprouting

From the Series Live Oak Media eReadalong

Chocolate, papaya, corn, and potatoes - these are only a taste of the many delicious foods native to the Americas and celebrated in this delightful collection. Imaginative, evocative poems… Read More →

  • Lexile: 970
  • ATOS: 5.1
  • Dewey: 811.54

Yuvi's Candy Tree

In Ethiopia, Yuvi dreams of a land where water flows, bread is plentiful, and candy grows on trees. But it is only after a difficult journey that she arrives in Israel, where it appears that… Read More →

  • Lexile: 470
  • ATOS: 2.8
  • Dewey: [E]

Zachary Zebra's Zippity Zooming

From the Series Animal Antics A to Z ®

ZIP! ZAP! ZOOM! Zachary is usually a zippity zooming zebra! But today he snoozes through his alarm clock and has a blitz of bad luck at school. What’s making Zachary’s zippity zooming fizzle out? Read More →

  • Lexile: 480
  • ATOS: 2.4
  • Dewey: [E]
Fall 2019

Zanzibar

Achille LeBlab, special correspondent, knocks at Zanzibar’s door. He wants to write an article about an exceptional character. Is Zanzibar exceptional? The lizard seems to doubt it. “Aside… Read More →

  • Lexile: 480
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Zeely Zebra: Long Vowel e

From the Series Let's Read Together ®

Zeely Zebra dreams of making the All Star Racing Team; how will she achieve her goal? Read More →

  • Lexile: 320
  • ATOS: 1.6
  • Dewey: [E]

Ziggy's Big Idea

Ziggy loves coming up with new inventions. Unfortunately, though, most of his inventions just don't work out, like the square 'Ziggyball' or the 'shulstilts' he makes for Rabbi Levi… Read More →

  • Dewey: [E]

Zip It!

XYZ! When Joe and his dad rush out the door to run errands on a Saturday morning, Joe notices that his motormouth father forgot a crucial detail when he got dressed. But will Joe’s dad listen? Read More →

  • Lexile: 510
  • ATOS: 2.2
  • Dewey: [E]

Zishe the Strongman

At the age of 3, Zishe was lifting a nine-pound hammer in his father's blacksmith shop. By the age of eleven, there was not a bar he couldn't bend or a chain he could not snap. This is the… Read More →

  • ATOS: 4.6
  • Dewey: 974.7'1043092

Zombie Cows!

From the Series Agent Amelia

Secret agent Amelia Kidd has saved the world loads of times from evil geniuses and criminal masterminds—thanks to her great disguises, gadgets (which sometimes work), and her brilliance at… Read More →

  • Lexile: 840
  • ATOS: 5.2
  • Dewey: [E]

Zombie-Gut Chili and Other Horrifying Dinners

From the Series Little Kitchen of Horrors

What can be as creepy and gruesome as it is tasty? Your dinner! Learn how to create a variety of dinner entrees that are both repulsive and good to eat. Cook up some maggot burgers… Read More →

  • Lexile: 770
  • Dewey: 641.5/4
Fall 2018

Zoos and Animal Parks

From the Series Kids' Day Out

Where can you go to see lions, and tigers, and bears? You can go to the zoo! A trip to the zoo can be very exciting. A trip to the zoo is also a great way to learn about animal habitats in… Read More →

  • Lexile: 800
  • ATOS: 4.5

Zora's Zucchini

From the Series Live Oak Media eReadalong

The first zucchini of a summer garden is always exciting, but what happens when the plants just keep growing—and growing—and growing? Zora soon finds herself with more zucchini than her… Read More →

  • Dewey: [E]