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Grade 2

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 new title from the exciting In Focus: Bugs & Insects series. Did… Read More →

  • Lexile: 960
Fall 2019

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

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

An American Army of Two

From the Series On My Own History

The war of 1812 is raging, and from the lighthouse where their father works, Rebecca Bates and her sister Abigail can see a British ship coming. But the American troops are nowhere near!… Read More →

  • Lexile: 550
  • ATOS: 2.9
  • Dewey: [E]

Anansi and the Box of Stories: [A West African Folktale]

From the Series On My Own Folklore

The sky god Nyame owns all the stories in the world. He keeps them to himself in a box in his kingdom in the clouds. But Anansi thinks the stories should be shared by all creatures. So one… Read More →

  • Lexile: 580
  • ATOS: 3.2
  • Dewey: 398.2

Anansi and the Magic Stick

From the Series Live Oak Media eReadalong

"Terheyden's narration makes the characters come alive. A truly delightful addition to any collection." - School Library Journal Read More →

Anansi and the Moss-Covered Rock

From the Series Live Oak Media eReadalong

"Anansi the Spider, a master trickster, uses the powers of a magical rock to dupe his neighbors...a musical introduction sets the mood...the text of the book is read clearly and… Read More →

Anansi and the Talking Melon

From the Series Live Oak Media eReadalong

"The expressive male narrator charms the listener by impersonating the characters...Short segments of music and brief sound effects add interest...useful for all reading and listening… Read More →

Anansi Goes Fishing

From the Series Live Oak Media eReadalong

Anansi the Spider's plan to trick his friend Turtle into doing all the work while he teaches Anansi to catch fish somehow gets turned around. While Anansi doesn't learn his lesson, he does… Read More →

Anansi's Party Time

From the Series Live Oak Media eReadalong

"....Jerry Terheyden's narration alternates between the slow pace of a turtle and the bounce of an exuberant spider.... Balloons filing with air and underwater bubbles are among the fitting… Read More →

An Anty-War Story

This anti-war story is told through the eyes of Douglas, the only ant in Antworld who has a name. He dreams of joining the beautiful line that delivers food, but he's been enlisted to be a… Read More →

  • Lexile: 540
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Andrew Luck

From the Series Amazing Athletes

Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck has had incredible success playing at the highest levels of football. Andrew helped Stanford University win the Orange Bowl in 2010. He could have… Read More →

  • Lexile: 620
  • ATOS: 3.8
  • Dewey: 796.332092

Andrew McCutchen

From the Series Amazing Athletes

Pittsburgh Pirates star center fielder Andrew McCutchen didn't have much growing up. But he did have big dreams about playing for a Major League Baseball (MLB) team. In 2005, those dreams… Read More →

  • Lexile: 720
  • ATOS: 4.4
  • Dewey: 796.357092