Grade 2

Why Do I Run?

From the Series Science in Action: Your Body

What does exercise do? Which exercises improve your stamina? How does oxygen help the muscles in your body? Read More →

  • Lexile: 540
  • ATOS: 4.0
  • Dewey: 610

Why Do I Sleep?

From the Series Science in Action: Your Body

What happens if you don't sleep well? Which parts of your body never sleep? How many hours of sleep does your body need? Read More →

  • Lexile: 550
  • ATOS: 3.7
  • Dewey: 610

Why Do I Wash My Hands?

From the Series Science in Action: Your Body

Why do we use soap? Which part of your skin is waterproof? How do germs pass from one person to another? Read More →

  • Lexile: 570
  • ATOS: 4.1
  • Dewey: 610

Why Do Moving Objects Slow Down?: A Look at Friction

From the Series Lightning Bolt Books ® — Exploring Physical Science

A baseball player slides on the ground to tag a base. A toy car's wheels rub against the floor and slow the toy car down. Friction is at work all around you. But what exactly is friction? And… Read More →

  • Lexile: 530
  • Dewey: 531'.4

Why Do Puddles Disappear?: Noticing Forms of Water

From the Series Cloverleaf Books ™ — Nature's Patterns

Do you know what happens to water when it evaporates? Or how cold the air needs to be for water to freeze? Join Ms. Ling's class as they become science detectives and solve some of nature's… Read More →

  • Lexile: 550
  • ATOS: 2.8
  • Dewey: 551.3'5

Why Is It Rusty?: Oxidation

From the Series Science Storybooks

Yun wants to cut some paper, but her scissors won't cut. The scissors are rusty. What makes the scissors rusty? Let's find out why some metals rust and learn how to keep things from rusting. Read More →

  • Lexile: 550
  • Dewey: 540

Why Is the Statue of Liberty Green?

From the Series Cloverleaf Books ™ — Our American Symbols

Do you know that the Statue of Liberty hasn't always looked green? Or that the first torch had to be replaced? Lady Liberty has been an important US symbol for more than one hundred years… Read More →

  • Lexile: 590
  • ATOS: 3.3
  • Dewey: 974.7'1

Why the Crab Has No Head

Nzambi Mpungu, creator of the earth and sky, has spent a long hard day making the Elephant. By nightfall, Nzambi still hasn't finished her next creation, the Crab, and she tells the little… Read More →

  • Lexile: 690
  • ATOS: 3.8
  • Dewey: 398.2

Wiggling Earthworms

From the Series First Step Nonfiction — Backyard Critters

Examine the interesting characteristics of worms, including their body parts and structure, their habitat and how it supports them, and how they get their food. Captions are paired with… Read More →

  • Lexile: 390
  • Dewey: 592.64

Wild Animals!: Book 5

From the Series Tao, the Little Samurai

The student has become the teacher. Tao is showing his little brother how to take care of bullies. He's also teaching his cat some ninja attacks! Meanwhile, a new kid has arrived at Master… Read More →

  • Lexile: 470
  • ATOS: 2.7
  • Dewey: 741.5'944

Wildfires

From the Series Live Oak Media eReadalong

Learn all about wildfires—how they happen, why they're important, and when they're dangerous—in this fascinating reader. It's sure to ignite your interest, with color photographs, interesting… Read More →

Wildlife Watchers — eBook Set

Set

Beautiful, nonfiction books that have been carefully crafted to help children practice their reading skills. Each book combines repetitive text with high-frequency and familiar sight words… Read More →

  • Multi-user eBook
  • List Price: $143.96
  • Your Price: $107.97
  • 4 titles

Wildlife Watchers — Library Bound Set

Set

Beautiful, nonfiction books that have been carefully crafted to help children practice their reading skills. Each book combines repetitive text with high-frequency and familiar sight words… Read More →

  • Library Bound Hardcover
  • List Price: $95.96
  • Your Price: $71.97
  • 4 titles

Wildlife Watchers — Paperback Set

Set

Beautiful, nonfiction books that have been carefully crafted to help children practice their reading skills. Each book combines repetitive text with high-frequency and familiar sight words… Read More →

  • Paperback
  • List Price: $31.96
  • Your Price: $30.36
  • 4 titles

Will and Orv

From the Series On My Own History

Johnny Moore watched as the amazing airplane moved along the track. He wondered if the Flyer would make it off the ground and if the pilot would be able to stay in control. then suddenly it… Read More →

  • Lexile: 560
  • ATOS: 2.9
  • Dewey: 629.13'0092'2

Will and Squill

A sweetly told tale about the friendship between a boy named Will and a squirrel named Squill. They do just about everything together until Will's parents surprise him with a kitten, and she… Read More →

  • ATOS: 2.1
  • Dewey: [E]

William's 100th Day of School

From the Series Cloverleaf Books ™ — Off to School

The 100th day of school is here! William's class celebrates this fun day with an exciting show-and-tell time, by learning to count to 100 in new ways, and even with a parade. Find out what… Read More →

  • Lexile: 550
  • ATOS: 2.3
  • Dewey: 372.18

Willie McLean and the Civil War Surrender

From the Series On My Own History

Eleven-year-old Willie McLean knows that General Lee will defeat the Yankees and win the Civil War, he just knows it. When a battle moves to the fields near his home in Appomattox, Virginia… Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.4
  • Dewey: 973.7'38

Will It Rain or Snow?

From the Series Science Storybooks

This book shows how animals react to weather changes and reveals what we can predict from their behavior. Read More →

  • Lexile: 490
  • ATOS: 1.8
  • Dewey: 550

Will Rogers

From the Series On My Own Biography

Will Rogers was one of the best-loved Americans of his day. Whether he was standing on a New York City stage doing rope tricks or writing books and newspaper articles, he always made people… Read More →

  • Lexile: 510
  • ATOS: 3.4
  • Dewey: 792.7'028'092

Will y Orv (Will and Orv)

From the Series Yo solo: Historia (On My Own History)

Johnny Moore watched as the amazing airplane moved along the track. He wondered if the Flyer would make it off the ground and if the pilot would be able to stay in control. then suddenly it… Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.3

Willy the Scrub

It’s hard being different. Everybody in Willy’s family is an athlete—even his mom. And, although Willy wishes he were like the rest of his family, no matter how hard he tries he never seems… Read More →

  • Lexile: 560
  • ATOS: 3.1
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Wilma Rudolph

From the Series Yo solo: Biografías (On My Own Biographies)

In 1946, six-year-old Wilma Rudolph dreamed of walking and playing like other children, but a sickness called polio had damaged her left leg. Wilma spent hours each week doing painful… Read More →

  • ATOS: 4.7
  • Dewey: 796.42092

Wilma Rudolph

From the Series On My Own Biography

In 1946, six-year-old Wilma Rudolph dreamed of walking and playing like other children, but a sickness called polio had damaged her left leg. Wilma spent hours each week doing painful… Read More →

  • Lexile: 490
  • ATOS: 3.8
  • Dewey: 796.42'092