Grade 2

Spring 2020

All the Dear Little Animals

"One summer's day we started a business called Funerals Ltd., to help all the poor dead animals in the world. Esther did the digging, I wrote the poems, and Esther's little brother, Puttie… Read More →

  • Lexile: 550
  • Dewey: [Fic]

All Year Long

When robins sing, you know its spring. When summer’s come, campfires light the dark of night. When days grow short and cool, and leaves turn gold, it must be fall. When winter’s welcomed… Read More →

  • ATOS: 2.8
  • Dewey: [E]

Almost Invisible Irene: Animal Camouflage

From the Series Science Solves It! ®

Irene is shy. Very shy. She hates attention. Most of the time she wants to hide. Why not? If animals can blend in with their surroundings, maybe she can, too! Read More →

  • Lexile: 630
  • ATOS: 3.4
  • Dewey: [E]

Almost to Freedom

Lindy and her doll Sally are best friends - wherever Lindy goes, Sally stays right by her side. They eat together, sleep together, and even pick cotton together. So, on the night Lindy and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 530
  • ATOS: 4.4
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Alternate Reality Game Designer Jane McGonigal

From the Series STEM Trailblazer Bios

Do you like the challenge and adventure of video games? As Jane McGonigal was growing up, she had fun playing early video games. As an adult, she saw games as an outlet for problem solving… Read More →

  • Lexile: 790
  • ATOS: 4.8
  • Dewey: 794.8'1526

Always an Olivia: A Remarkable Family History

An elderly black grandmother passes on the story of the family’s Jewish origins to her young granddaughter, Carol Olivia. As family members flee the Spanish Inquisition, are kidnapped by… Read More →

  • ATOS: 4.1
  • Dewey: 813'.54
Fall 2019

A Map into the World

"Filled with wonder and sorrow and happiness." —Alison McGhee, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Someday A heartfelt story of a young girl seeking beauty and connection in a busy world… Read More →

  • Lexile: 560
  • ATOS: 3.7
  • Dewey: [E]
7 titles

Amazing Athletes — Audisee®—On Level Set

From the Series Amazing Athletes

Inspire sports fans with the success stories of Amazing Athletes. These attractive high-interest biographies include a description of an athlete's career from the beginning through his or her… Read More →

  • Audisee®—On Level
  • List Price: $326.55
  • Your Price: $244.91
  • 7 titles
17 titles

Amazing Athletes — eBook Set

From the Series Amazing Athletes

Inspire sports fans with the success stories of Amazing Athletes. These attractive high-interest biographies include a description of an athlete's career from the beginning through his or her… Read More →

  • Multi-user eBook
  • List Price: $679.83
  • Your Price: $509.87
  • 17 titles
7 titles

Amazing Athletes — Interactive Books Set

From the Series Amazing Athletes

Inspire sports fans with the success stories of Amazing Athletes. These attractive high-interest biographies include a description of an athlete's career from the beginning through his or her… Read More →

  • Interactive Book
  • List Price: $279.93
  • Your Price: $251.94
  • 7 titles
Spring 2020

Amazing Bugs

From the Series In Focus: Bugs

From mantids to grasshoppers, scarab beetles to water bugs, meet the most amazing bugs and insects in the world in this exciting new title. Did you know that locusts can live in swarms of up… Read More →

  • Lexile: 960
  • ATOS: 5.6
Fall 2019 6 titles

Amazing Life Cycles — eBook Set

From the Series Amazing Life Cycles

Meet some amazing animals—from caring crocodile mothers to meat eating plants, from the tallest parents in the woods to sea horse fathers looking after their young—with the occasional odd… Read More →

  • Multi-user eBook
  • List Price: $255.90
  • Your Price: $191.93
  • 6 titles
Fall 2019 6 titles

Amazing Life Cycles — Library Bound Set

From the Series Amazing Life Cycles

Meet some amazing animals—from caring crocodile mothers to meat eating plants, from the tallest parents in the woods to sea horse fathers looking after their young—with the occasional odd… Read More →

  • Library Bound Hardcover
  • List Price: $167.94
  • Your Price: $125.96
  • 6 titles

Ambulances on the Move

From the Series Lightning Bolt Books ® — Vroom-Vroom

Its lights flash. Its sirens blare. This ambulance is on the move! What are an ambulance’s lights and sirens for? And who rides in the back of an ambulance? Read this book to find out! Learn… Read More →

  • Lexile: 480
  • ATOS: 2.9
  • Dewey: 629.222'34

American Alligators: Armored Roaring Reptiles

From the Series Comparing Animal Traits

Find out what an American alligator has in common with a frilled lizard. Discover what sets an American alligator apart from an eastern coral snake. Readers will compare and contrast key… Read More →

  • Lexile: 900
  • ATOS: 5.0
  • Dewey: 597.98'4

American Pharoah

From the Series Amazing Athletes

In 2015, racehorse American Pharoah won the Kentucky Derby, the Preakness Stakes, and finally the Belmont Stakes to become the first Triple Crown winner since 1978. The three-year-old horse… Read More →

  • Lexile: 770
  • ATOS: 4.2
  • Dewey: 798.4/50929

American Shorthairs Are the Best!

From the Series The Best Cats Ever

What’s that friendly cat with the round face, muscular body and glossy coat? It’s the American shorthair! American shorthairs are curious, playful, cuddly cats. Their owners think they are… Read More →

  • Lexile: 590
  • ATOS: 3.5
  • Dewey: 636.8'22

Am I a Good Friend?: A Book about Trustworthiness

From the Series Show Your Character

What if a friend asks you to share a secret? Is it ever okay to tell? Can you sometimes lie to stay out of trouble, or is it better to be completely honest? It's not always easy to tell… Read More →

  • Lexile: 560
  • ATOS: 3.3
  • Dewey: 177'.62

A Mink, a Fink, a Skating Rink: What Is a Noun?

From the Series Words Are CATegorical ®

What is a noun? It's easier to show than explain—and this book is brimming with examples. Author Brian Cleary and illustrator Jenya Prosmitsky creatively clarify the concept of nouns for… Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.3
  • Dewey: 428.2

A Moldy Mystery: Mold

From the Series Science Solves It! ®

It's gross! It's aliiiive! After a moldy mix-up, Jeff has to do the unthinkable—and fast! Read More →

  • Lexile: 600
  • ATOS: 2.9
  • Dewey: [E]

Amor y pollo asado (Love and Roast Chicken): Un cuento andino de enredos y engaños

One day, high in the Andes Mountains, Cuy the Guinea Pig is searching for wild spinach to eat when Tío Antonio the Fox comes in search of Cuy to eat! Tio Antonio thinks he’s found dinner, but… Read More →

  • Lexile: 840
  • ATOS: 3.7
  • Dewey: 398.2'098'045293592

Amusement Parks and Water Parks

From the Series Kids' Day Out

Today's amusement parks are filled with amazing, high-tech rides. Some even take the fun to the water! Amusement parks of the past were exciting places as well. Amusement parks have been… Read More →

  • Lexile: 690
  • ATOS: 4.6

Anaconda Adventure

From the Series S.W.I.T.C.H.

Josh, Danny, and the mad scientist Petty Potts waltz over to the zoo and try out an awesome spray that turns them into anacondas! But when Petty wanders off, the twins soon realize that they… Read More →

  • Lexile: 700
  • ATOS: 4.5
  • Dewey: [Fic]

An Ambush of Tigers: A Wild Gathering of Collective Nouns

Have you ever heard of a prickle of porcupines? Or a tower of giraffes? What about a parcel of penguins? This fun-filled romp through the animal kingdom introduces collective nouns for… Read More →

  • Lexile: 680
  • Dewey: 372.61