Grade 2

What Is Severe Weather?

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

What are tornadoes? Blizzards? Hurricanes? Readers will learn the ins and outs of severe weather in this book. Accessible text and appealing photos show severe weather conditions and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 470
  • ATOS: 2.1
  • Dewey: 551.55
  • Copyright: 2015

What Is Sight?

From the Series Lightning Bolt Books ® — Your Amazing Senses

A green frog. An orange Popsicle. A flashing “walk” sign. Your eyes let you see everything around you. But how do your eyes work? And how does your sense of sight help you? Read this book to… Read More →

  • Lexile: 560
  • Dewey: 612.8'4
  • Copyright: 2010

What Is Smell?

From the Series Lightning Bolt Books ® — Your Amazing Senses

The sweet smell of roses. The rotten smell of garbage. Your nose lets you smell these scents and more. But how does your nose work? And how does your sense of smell help you? Read this book… Read More →

  • Lexile: 550
  • Dewey: 612.8'6
  • Copyright: 2010

What Is Taste?

From the Series Lightning Bolt Books ® — Your Amazing Senses

Salty popcorn. Sweet watermelon. Your tongue lets you taste these things and more. But how does your sense of taste work? And how does it help you? Read this book to find out! Learn all about Read More →

  • Lexile: 570
  • Dewey: 612.8'7
  • Copyright: 2010

What Is Today's Weather?

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

Is it rainy? Cloudy? Stormy? Readers will learn the ins and outs of observing weather conditions in this book. Accessible text and appealing photos show the different weather conditions and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 360
  • ATOS: 1.6
  • Dewey: 551.6
  • Copyright: 2015

What Is Touch?

From the Series Lightning Bolt Books ® — Your Amazing Senses

A furry dog. A scaly lizard. Your sense of touch lets you feel these things and more. But how does your sense of touch work? And how does it help you? Read this book to find out! Learn all… Read More →

  • Lexile: 610
  • Dewey: 612.8'8
  • Copyright: 2010

What Lives in the Sea?: Marine Life

From the Series Science Storybooks

The sea is full of life. Some creatures are very small and some are very big. Every sea creature hunts for food and tries to protect itself from enemies. Find out how they do this. Read More →

  • Lexile: 530
  • ATOS: 2.3
  • Dewey: 500
  • Copyright: 2015

What Makes a Building Strong?

From the Series Space Cat Explores STEM

Space Cat is curious about how tools, technology, and engineering are used to keep buildings and structures from falling down. Read More →

  • Lexile: 770
  • Dewey: 624.1
  • Copyright: 2018

What Noise Does a Rabbit Make?

As the sun came up, "COCK-A-DOODLE-DO!" trumpeted the rooster, and then all at once the farm rang out with the noises of the other animals. Amid the ruckus, Raggety-Taggle quietly nibbled the Read More →

  • ATOS: 1.5
  • Dewey: [E]
  • Copyright: 2013

What's Going On?

From the Series Real Kids Readers — Level 2

Someone is moving in next door. Josh sees a big truck. He sees lots of boxes. Then he sees something funny. What's going on? Read More →

  • Lexile: 320
  • ATOS: 1.4
  • Dewey: [E]
  • Copyright: 1999

What's Great about Alabama?

From the Series Our Great States

What's so great about Alabama? Find out the top ten sites to see or things to do in the Yellowhammer State! Explore Alabama's warm ocean coast, museums, and rich history. The Alabama by Map… Read More →

  • Lexile: 690
  • ATOS: 4.4
  • Dewey: 976.1
  • Copyright: 2015

What's Great about Alaska?

From the Series Our Great States

What's so great about Alaska? Find out the top ten sites to see or things to do in the Last Frontier! We'll explore Alaska's fun-filled parks, fascinating fairs, vast wilderness, and exciting Read More →

  • Lexile: 770
  • ATOS: 4.5
  • Dewey: 979.8
  • Copyright: 2016

What's Great about Arizona?

From the Series Our Great States

What's so great about Arizona? Find out the top ten sites to see or things to do in the Grand Canyon State! We'll explore Arizona's vibrant cities, stunning rock formations, exciting rodeos,… Read More →

  • Lexile: 760
  • ATOS: 4.7
  • Dewey: 979.1
  • Copyright: 2015

What's Great about Arkansas?

From the Series Our Great States

What's so great about Arkansas? Find out the top ten sites to see or things to do in the Natural State! Explore Arkansas's mountains, forests, big cities, and rich history. The Arkansas by… Read More →

  • Lexile: 620
  • ATOS: 4.1
  • Dewey: 976.7
  • Copyright: 2015

What's Great about California?

From the Series Our Great States

What's so great about California? Find out the top ten sites to see or things to do in the Golden State! Explore California's beaches, mountains, film studios, and colorful history. The… Read More →

  • Lexile: 720
  • ATOS: 4.5
  • Dewey: 979.4
  • Copyright: 2015

What's Great about Colorado?

From the Series Our Great States

What's so great about Colorado? Find out the top ten sites to see or things to do in the Centennial State! Explore Colorado's snowy mountain peaks, wild rivers, and rich history. The Colorado Read More →

  • Lexile: 790
  • ATOS: 4.7
  • Dewey: 978.8
  • Copyright: 2015

What's Great about Connecticut?

From the Series Our Great States

What's so great about Connecticut? Readers will build skills to identify and summarize the top ten sites to see or things to do in the Constitution State. We'll explore Connecticut's… Read More →

  • Lexile: 710
  • ATOS: 4.5
  • Dewey: 974.6
  • Copyright: 2015

What's Great about Delaware?

From the Series Our Great States

What's so great about Delaware? Find out the top ten sites to see or things to do in the First State! We'll explore Delaware's popular beaches, exciting parks, bustling bike trails, and rich… Read More →

  • Lexile: 760
  • ATOS: 4.6
  • Dewey: 975.1
  • Copyright: 2016

What's Great about Florida?

From the Series Our Great States

What's so great about Florida? Find out the top ten sites to see or things to do in the Sunshine State! Explore Florida's endless beaches, thrilling theme parks, and stirring history. The… Read More →

  • Lexile: 700
  • ATOS: 4.4
  • Dewey: 975.9
  • Copyright: 2015

What's Great about Georgia?

From the Series Our Great States

What's so great about Georgia? Find out the top ten sites to see or things to do in the Peach State! Explore Georgia's stunning scenery, buzzing cities, and exciting history. The Georgia by… Read More →

  • Lexile: 700
  • ATOS: 4.5
  • Dewey: 975.8
  • Copyright: 2015

What's Great about Hawaii?

From the Series Our Great States

What's so great about Hawaii? Find out the top ten sites to see or things to do in the Aloha State! We'll explore Hawaii's popular beaches, whale-watching adventures, gorgeous parks, and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 740
  • ATOS: 4.6
  • Dewey: 919.6904'42
  • Copyright: 2016

What's Great about Idaho?

From the Series Our Great States

What's so great about Idaho? Find out the top ten sites to see or things to do in the Gem State! We'll explore Idaho's famous parks, wide open spaces, relaxing hot springs, and stirring… Read More →

  • Lexile: 780
  • ATOS: 4.6
  • Dewey: 979.6
  • Copyright: 2016

What's Great about Illinois?

From the Series Our Great States

What's so great about Illinois? Find out the top ten sites to see or things to do in the Land of Lincoln! We'll explore Illinois's lively cities, historic parks, fun-filled museums, and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 730
  • ATOS: 4.6
  • Dewey: 977.3
  • Copyright: 2015

What's Great about Indiana?

From the Series Our Great States

What's so great about Indiana? Find out the top ten sites to see or things to do in the Hoosier State! We'll explore Indiana's fascinating caves, popular parks, exciting museums, and rich… Read More →

  • Lexile: 770
  • ATOS: 4.6
  • Dewey: 977.2
  • Copyright: 2015