Grade 2

You're Strong With Me

From the Series Lantana Global Picture Books

A mother giraffe and her young calf explore the African savanna. The rain clouds are long gone and the dry season scorches the land. Everything is new for the baby giraffe. As she bounds… Read More →

  • Lexile: 560
  • ATOS: 3.0
  • Dewey: [Fic]
  • Copyright: 2019

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
  • Copyright: 2013

Yours Sincerely, Giraffe

New York Public Library, Top 10 2017 The international bestselling and award-winning illustrated chapter book for ages 6–8. Giraffe, who lives in Africa, is bored as usual. He’d love a… Read More →

  • Lexile: 510
  • Dewey: [Fic]
  • Copyright: 2017

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
  • Copyright: 2014

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
  • Copyright: 2015

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
  • ATOS: 1.0
  • Dewey: 428.6/2
  • Copyright: 2020
Fall 2022

Yuck, You Suck!: Poems about Animals That Sip, Slurp, Suck

Warning: this book sucks! It bites, slurps, and sticks too. Dare to open these pages and you'll find ticks, mosquitos, stingrays, elephants, jellyfish, and the particularly sucky lamprey.… Read More →

  • Dewey: 590
  • Copyright: 2022

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
  • Copyright: 2014

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]
  • Copyright: 2011

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]
  • Copyright: 2019

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]
  • Copyright: 2014

Zion Williamson

From the Series Sports All-Stars (Lerner ™ Sports)

After one breakout season playing college basketball at Duke, Zion Williamson was drafted into the NBA (National Basketball League) by the New Orleans Pelicans. Learn about one of the NBA's… Read More →

  • Lexile: 870
  • ATOS: 5.0
  • Dewey: 796.323092 [B]
  • Copyright: 2021

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… Read More →

  • Lexile: 510
  • ATOS: 2.2
  • Dewey: [E]
  • Copyright: 2012
Spring 2022

Zipp! Zapp!

From the Series Reading Gems Phonics

When the bugs’s rocket gets stuck on Planet Quip, will they be able to make it home to Planet Bug? Maybe Gop’s Zipp Zapp can help . . . A fun story about Gop and her Zipp Zapp that includes… Read More →

  • Lexile: 320
  • Copyright: 2022

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
  • Copyright: 2010

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]
  • Copyright: 2011

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
  • Copyright: 2017

Zoom! & Come Back, Mack!

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

Travel to outer space with Zak, then come back to Earth with naughty dog Mack. Young readers will delight in these funny, accessible stories. Read More →

  • Lexile: 440
  • ATOS: 0.7
  • Dewey: 428.6/2
  • Copyright: 2020

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
  • Copyright: 2019

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]
  • Copyright: 2016

Zvuvi's Israel

Can you find Zvuvi the fly? He is hiding! With clever text and colorful pictures, Zvuvi takes readers on a tour of Israel, buzzing through the modern cities, ancient ruins, and nature… Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.4
  • Dewey: [E]
  • Copyright: 2009