Grade 2

What Can I See in the Polar Regions?

From the Series What Can I See?

There's so much to see in the polar regions! Put on your snowshoes and get ready for an adventure to the freezing northern and southern polar regions. From penguins to polar bears, narwhals… Read More →

  • Lexile: 830
  • Copyright: 2021

What Can I See in the Rainforest?

From the Series What Can I See?

There's so much to see in the rainforest! Put on your snake boots and get ready to go on an adventure to the heart of the tropical rainforest. From toucans to tigers, monkeys to macaws, learn Read More →

  • Lexile: 870
  • Copyright: 2021

What Can I See in the Sea?

From the Series What Can I See?

There's so much to see in the sea—from fabulous fish busy darting between the coral reefs to mysterious creatures that wallow at the bottom. Explore this spectacular underworld and learn… Read More →

  • Lexile: 780
  • Copyright: 2021

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
  • Copyright: 2011

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
  • Copyright: 2011

What Can Live in a Grassland?

From the Series First Step Nonfiction — Animal Adaptations

Lions, and zebras, and termites, oh my! See why a grassland is a perfect habitat for these animals and more. Read More →

  • Lexile: 540
  • ATOS: 2.3
  • Dewey: 591.74
  • Copyright: 2011

What Can Live in a Lake?

From the Series First Step Nonfiction — Animal Adaptations

Fish swim and ducks paddle. Beavers build and herons wade. Discover how these animals and others adapt to living in a lake. Read More →

  • Lexile: 610
  • ATOS: 2.5
  • Dewey: 591.763'6
  • Copyright: 2011

What Can Live in the Mountains?

From the Series First Step Nonfiction — Animal Adaptations

How do animals like bighorn sheep, yaks, and snow leopards survive in the mountains? Discover their adaptations and see! Read More →

  • Lexile: 560
  • ATOS: 2.5
  • Dewey: 591.75'3
  • Copyright: 2011

What Can Live in the Ocean?

From the Series First Step Nonfiction — Animal Adaptations

Discover how adaptations make the ocean a perfect habitat for whales, lobsters, sea horses, and many, many more animals. Read More →

  • Lexile: 510
  • ATOS: 2.3
  • Dewey: 591.77
  • Copyright: 2011

What Can Tails Do?: Tails

From the Series Science Storybooks

Why do animals have tails? This book answers that question in an easy and enjoyable way by examining the various ways animals use their tails for survival. It also shows how humans can do all Read More →

  • Lexile: 490
  • Dewey: 591.4
  • Copyright: 2017
Fall 2021

What Can Tiny Creatures Do?: Microorganisms

From the Series Science Storybooks

Microorganisms are very small organisms that you can't see most of them with the naked eye. Microorganisms such as fungi, protist, and bacteria are everywhere around us and they coexist with… Read More →

  • Lexile: 580
  • ATOS: 4.1
  • Dewey: 570
  • Copyright: 2021

What Can You Do with Money?: Earning, Spending, and Saving

From the Series Lightning Bolt Books ® — Exploring Economics

Do you get an allowance? Or have you ever been paid for doing chores, such as walking a neighbor’s dog or raking leaves? If so, you’ve earned money! Everyone has to decide what they will do… Read More →

  • Lexile: 550
  • Dewey: 331.2'1
  • Copyright: 2010

What Color Is It?

From the Series First Step Nonfiction — Properties of Matter

Description coming soon... Read More →

  • Copyright: 2005

What Does a Hammer Do?

From the Series First Step Nonfiction — Tools at Work

Beginning readers will explore how hammers pound in and pull out nails. A back matter spread explains how hammers are one kind of simple machine: a lever. Read More →

  • Lexile: 420
  • Dewey: 621.9'73
  • Copyright: 2013

What Does a Level Do?

From the Series First Step Nonfiction — Tools at Work

Students will see how levels indicate whether objects are flat or straight. A back matter spread explains why people use levels. Read More →

  • Lexile: 410
  • Dewey: 526.3'6
  • Copyright: 2013

What Does a Saw Do?

From the Series First Step Nonfiction — Tools at Work

Learners will understand how saws have sharp teeth that cut through wood. A back matter spread explains how saws are a kind of simple machine: a wedge. Read More →

  • Lexile: 330
  • Dewey: 621.9'34
  • Copyright: 2013

What Does a Screwdriver Do?

From the Series First Step Nonfiction — Tools at Work

Curious readers will discover how screwdrivers tighten screws using different kinds of tips. A back matter spread explains how screws are simple machines used to fasten objects together. Read More →

  • Lexile: 440
  • Dewey: 621.9'72
  • Copyright: 2013

What Does a Wrench Do?

From the Series First Step Nonfiction — Tools at Work

Kids will find out how wrenches tighten bolts in many types of situations. A back matter spread explains how a wrench is another type of lever. Read More →

  • Lexile: 430
  • Dewey: 621.9'72
  • Copyright: 2013

What Does Sunlight Do?

From the Series First Step Nonfiction — Let's Watch the Weather

What heats our planet? What also helps plants and animals to live and grow? Sunlight! Readers will learn the ins and outs of what sunlight does in this book. Accessible text and appealing… Read More →

  • Lexile: 310
  • ATOS: 1.4
  • Dewey: 551.5'271
  • Copyright: 2015

What Does the Bee See?: Observation - Parts and Whole

From the Series Step Up — Creative Thinking

A little bee encounters objects and guesses what they might be until the whole is revealed. Children will use their imagination and develop logical thinking skills by following the bee… Read More →

  • Lexile: 240
  • ATOS: 0.8
  • Dewey: 511
  • Copyright: 2015

What Dog Knows

When Wolf finds a fact-filled book in the library, he thinks he will at last outsmart his clever cousin Dog. The two cousins swap fascinating facts about mummies and skeletons; robots,… Read More →

  • Lexile: 460
  • Dewey: [Fic]
  • Copyright: 2016

What Do Pliers Do?

From the Series First Step Nonfiction — Tools at Work

Young readers will learn how pliers grip and hold objects in their jaws. A back matter spread explains how pliers also work as levers. Read More →

  • Lexile: 430
  • Dewey: 621.9'92
  • Copyright: 2013

What DO Teachers Do (after YOU Leave School)?

This humorous picture book answers the question all kids want to know―what do teachers do when the bell rings at three? Once the students go home, teachers finally have the run of the school. Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.1
  • Dewey: [E]
  • Copyright: 2006

What Do We Buy?: A Look at Goods and Services

From the Series Lightning Bolt Books ® — Exploring Economics

Have you ever bought a toy at a store? Have you had a haircut or ordered food in a restaurant? Then you’ve used goods and services! Goods and services are everywhere. They’re in stores,… Read More →

  • Lexile: 500
  • Dewey: 339.4'7
  • Copyright: 2010