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“What are the best books for 2nd Graders?” We looked at 769 of the top books, aggregating and ranking them so we could answer that very question!

The top 19 titles, all appearing on 4 or more “Best 2nd Grade” lists, are ranked by how many times they appear. The remaining 750 books, as well as the lists we used, are in alphabetical order at the bottom of the page.

For more Best School Year book lists, check below!

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The Best Books To Read In 4th Grade
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The Best Books To Read After High School Or Before College
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Top 19 Books To Read In 2nd Grade



19 .) Bad Kitty by Nick Bruel

Lists It Appears On:

  • Great Kid Books
  • Imagination Soup
  • Second Grade Reading List
  • Highland Park Public Library

From the creator of The New York Times bestseller Boing! comes the riotous story of a cat gone berserk — four times over an in alphabetical order each time. Kitty is not happy hen she’s told that her favorite foods are all gone and all that’s left are Asparagus, Beets, Cauliflower, Dill…and 22 other equally unappealing vegetables. So she: Ate my homework, Bit grandma, Clawed the curtains, Damaged the dishes, and so on, through Z. Only when tastier things arrive (An Assortment of Anchovies, Buffalo Burritos, Chicken Cheesecake…) does she Apologize to Grandma.

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18 .) Encyclopedia Brown by Donald J. Sobol

Lists It Appears On:

  • This Reading Mama
  • 123 Homecoming 4 Me
  • What Do We Do All ay
  • Delightful Children’s Books

Leroy Brown, aka Encyclopedia Brown, is Idaville neighborhood’s ten-year-old star detective. With an uncanny knack for trivia, he solves mysteries for the neighborhood kids through his own detective agency. But his dad also happens to be the chief of the Idaville police department, and every night around the dinner table, Encyclopedia helps him solve his most baffling crimes. And with ten confounding mysteries in each book, not only does Encyclopedia have a chance to solve them, but the reader is given all the clues as well. Interactive and chock full of interesting bits of information—it’s classic Encyclopedia Brown!

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17 .) Flat Stanley Series by Jeff Brown

Lists It Appears On:

  • 123 Homecoming 4 Me
  • Education World
  • bcls
  • Reading Rockets

When Stanley Lambchop wakes up one morning, his brother, Arthur, is yelling. A bulletin board fell on Stanley during the night, and now he is only half an inch thick! Amazing things begin happening to him. Stanley gets rolled up, mailed, and flown like a kite. He even gets to help catch two dangerous art thieves. He may be flat, but he’s a hero.

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16 .) Judy Moody by Megan McDonald

Lists It Appears On:

  • Great Kid Books
  • This Reading Mama
  • Benicia Public Library
  • Delightful Children’s Books

Judy Moody rules! Boys and girls everywhere are relating to Judy’s many moods and laughing at her hilarious adventures.

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15 .) Ramona the Pest by Beverly Cleary

Lists It Appears On:

  • Delightful Children’s Books
  • Benicia Public Library
  • 123 Homecoming 4 Me
  • Goodreads

“Ramona Quimby is excited to start kindergarten. No longer does she have to watch her older sister, Beezus, ride the bus to school with all the big kids. She’s finally old enough to do it too!

Then she gets into trouble for pulling her classmate’s boingy curls during recess. Even worse, her crush rejects her in front of everyone. Beezus says Ramona needs to quit being a pest, but how can she stop if she never was trying to be one in the first place?”

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14 .) Ready Freddy by Abby Klein

Lists It Appears On:

  • 123 Homecoming 4 Me
  • Great! Schools
  • This Reading Mama
  • bcls

“Watch out, Junie, there’s a new kid on the block! It’s Freddy Thresher, a first grader who knows it’s a jungle out there. A new chapter book series written by an elementary teacher who’s seen it all!

Freddy Thresher has a problem: a really, really, big problem. He’s the only one in his class who hasn’t lost a tooth! All of the other students in Mrs. Wushy’s first grade have signed their names on the Big Tooth, and Freddy’s determined to get his name on it, too. So when Max “”The Meanie”” Sellars calls Freddy a baby, Freddy decides he’s going to lose that tooth one way or another, even if it means getting punched in the face at recess, or even bigger trouble, with Mom!”

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13 .) Ricky Ricotta’s Mighty Robot by Dav Pilkey

Lists It Appears On:

  • Highland Park Public Library
  • Great Kid Books
  • Imagination Soup
  • Highland Park Public Library

“From Dav Pilkey, creator of Captain Underpants, and acclaimed artist Dan Santat, an out-of-this-world friendship adventure with all-new full-color illustrations!

Getting picked on by creeps at your school? Wish you had a special friend? Meet Ricky Ricotta and his giant flying Robot! Young readers will cheer as Ricky and his enormous flying Robot friend soar through the air and battle the diabolical Dr. Stinky, an evil scientist who threatens to take over the world!”

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12 .) Stink: The Incredible Shrinking Kid by Megan McDonald

Lists It Appears On:

  • Imagination Soup
  • This Reading Mama
  • Brightly
  • Highland Park Public Library

“Shrink, shrank, shrunk!

Every morning, Judy Moody measures Stink and it’s always the same: three feet, eight inches tall. Stink feels like even the class newt is growing faster than he is. Then, one day, the ruler reads — can it be? — three feet, seven and three quarters inches! Is Stink shrinking? He tries everything to look like he’s growing, but wearing up-and-down stripes and spiking his hair aren’t fooling anyone into thinking he’s taller. If only he could ask James Madison — Stink’s hero, and the shortest person ever to serve as President of the United States.”

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11 .) The Chocolate Touch by Patrick Skene Catling

Lists It Appears On:

  • Benicia Public Library
  • Great! Schools
  • Teaching Maddeness
  • Goodreads

The Chocolate Touch has remained a favorite for millions of kids, teachers, and parents for several generations. It’s an enjoyable story that pulls in even reluctant readers.

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10 .) A to Z Mysteries by Ron Roy

Lists It Appears On:

  • Great Kid Books
  • Imagination Soup
  • This Reading Mama
  • 123 Homecoming 4 Me
  • bcls

Dink writes to his favorite author, mystery writer Wallis Wallace, and invites him to visit Green Lawn. Wonder of wonders, Wallace says yes! In fact, the famous writer says that the only way he won’t come is if he’s kidnapped. But when the big day comes, Wallis Wallace is nowhere to be found. The police think he just missed his plane, but Dink knows better. It’s up to Dink and his two best friends, Josh and Ruth Rose, to find Wallace—before it’s too late!

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9 .) Amelia Bedelia by Peggy Parish

Lists It Appears On:

  • This Reading Mama
  • Goodreads
  • Education World
  • Highland Park Public Library
  • 123 Homecoming 4 Me

Amelia Bedelia was first published in 1963. This special fiftieth anniversary edition of the very first book restores the original text, page design, jacket, and palette of the original volume. What else is the same? Well, the dressed chicken, dusted furniture, and that delicious lemon meringue pie, among other things. An additional eight pages of behind-the-scenes sketches, photographs, and information about the beginnings of this iconic character, the author, the artist, and Amelia Bedelia’s exploits throughout the years is included.

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8 .) Cam Jansen series by David A. Adler

Lists It Appears On:

  • Imagination Soup
  • The Labor Of Love
  • Goodreads
  • Great! Schools
  • Highland Park Public Library
  • This Reading Mama

Can Cam help catch the diamond thief? Cam and her friend Eric are sitting at the mall when the jewelry store is robbed. Cam sees the thief, but the police arrest the wrong person. Now it’s up to Cam to catch the real criminal!

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7 .) Frog and Toad Are Friends by Arnold Lobel

Lists It Appears On:

  • This Reading Mama
  • bcls
  • 123 Homecoming 4 Me
  • Goodreads
  • Great! Schools
  • Delightful Children’s Books

From writing letters to going swimming, telling stories to finding lost buttons, Frog and Toad are always there for each other—just as best friends should be.

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6 .) Junie B. Jones by Barbara Park

Lists It Appears On:

  • This Reading Mama
  • Great Kid Books
  • Second Grade Reading List
  • Benicia Public Library
  • Highland Park Public Library
  • Education World

Laugh yourself silly with the world’s funniest kindergartner—Junie B. Jones!

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5 .) Nate the Great by Marjorie Sharmat

Lists It Appears On:

  • bcls
  • Benicia Public Library
  • Goodreads
  • Highland Park Public Library
  • Great! Schools
  • The Labor Of Love

Nate the Great has a new case! His friend Annie has lost a picture. She wants Nate to help her find it. Nate the Great must get all the facts, ask the right questions, and narrow the list of suspects so he can solve the mystery.

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4 .) Gooney Bird Greene by Lois Lowry

Lists It Appears On:

  • Benicia Public Library
  • Great! Schools
  • Brightly
  • Reading Rockets
  • Teaching Maddeness
  • Delightful Children’s Books
  • Pragmatic Mom

From the moment Gooney Bird Greene arrives at Watertower Elementary School, her fellow second-graders are intrigued by her unique sense of style and her unusual lunches. So when story time arrives, the choice is unanimous: they want to hear about Gooney Bird Greene. And that suits Gooney Bird just fine, because, as it turns out, she has quite a few interesting and “absolutely true” stories to tell.

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3 .) Mercy Watson by Kate DiCamillo

Lists It Appears On:

  • Great Kid Books
  • Imagination Soup
  • bcls
  • Benicia Public Library
  • Brightly
  • Goodreads
  • Highland Park Public Library

Foiling a robber, driving a car, squeezing into a tutu–is there anything the porcine wonder won’t do in her single-minded pursuit of treats, buttered toast, or just a rollicking fun time? And who knows what other adventures twinkle in her mischievous eyes?

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2 .) Ivy and Bean by Annie Barrows

Lists It Appears On:

  • Delightful Children’s Books
  • This Reading Mama
  • Pragmatic Mom
  • Highland Park Public Library
  • Great Kid Books
  • Imagination Soup
  • Brightly
  • Goodreads
  • bcls

The moment they saw each other, Bean and Ivy knew they wouldn’t be friends. But when Bean plays a joke on her sister, Nancy, and has to hidequickIvy comes to the rescue, proving that sometimes the best of friends are people never meant to like each other. Vibrant characters and lots of humor make this a charmingand addictiveintroduction to Ivy and Bean.

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1 .) Magic Tree House Series by Mary Pope Osborne

Lists It Appears On:

  • Great Kid Books
  • Imagination Soup
  • bcls
  • Delightful Children’s Books
  • This Reading Mama
  • 123 Homecoming 4 Me
  • Benicia Public Library
  • Goodreads
  • Great! Schools
  • Highland Park Public Library

Meet Jack and Annie! Jack and his younger sister, Annie, are just regular kids. But when they discover a tree house in the woods, something magical happens. Jack and Annie are whisked back in time to the Age of Dinosaurs, a medieval castle, ancient pyramids, and treasure-seeking pirates. Every visit to the magic tree house leads to adventure!

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The 700+ Additional Best Books To Read In 2nd Grade



 

#BookAuthorLists
(Titles Appear On 3 Lists Each)
20Actual SizeSteve JenkinsBenicia Public Library
Great! Schools
Reading Rockets
21Andy Shane: Hero at Last!Jennifer JacobsonHighland Park Public Library
Brightly
Pragmatic Mom
22BabymouseJennifer L. Holm & Matthew HolmGreat Kid Books
Care
Great! Schools
23Freckle JuiceJudy BlumeBenicia Public Library
Teaching Maddeness
Goodreads
24Henry and MudgeCynthia RylantThis Reading Mama
bcls
Benicia Public Library
25Horrible Harry seriesSuzy KlineBenicia Public Library
Highland Park Public Library
Pragmatic Mom
26Like Pickle Juice on a CookieJulie SternbergImagination Soup
Pragmatic Mom
Brightly
27Lulu and the Dog from the SeaHilary McKayTeaching Maddeness
Reading Rockets
Imagination Soup
28Minnie and MooDenys CazetHighland Park Public Library
Great Kid Books
Benicia Public Library
29My Father’s DragonRuth Stiles GannettBenicia Public Library
Goodreads
Great! Schools
30My Weird SchoolDan GutmanGreat Kid Books
123 Homecoming 4 Me
Second Grade Reading List
31Nancy Drew and the Clue CrewCarolyn KeeneThis Reading Mama
123 Homecoming 4 Me
bcls
32Rainbow Magic FairiesDaisy MeadowsGreat Kid Books
bcls
Imagination Soup
33Scaredy Squirrel Goes CampingMelanie WattDelightful Children’s Books
bcls
Delightful Children’s Books
34The Absent AuthorRon RoyBenicia Public Library
Goodreads
Highland Park Public Library
35The Giving TreeShel SilversteinEducation World
Goodreads
Second Grade Reading List
36Toys Go Out: Being the Adventures of a Knowledgeable Stingray, a Toughy Little Buffalo, and Someone Called PlasticEmily JenkinsTeaching Maddeness
Great! Schools
Brightly
(Titles Appear On 2 Lists Each)
37Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad DayJudith ViorstBenicia Public Library
Goodreads
38Alvin Ho: Allergic to Girls, School, and Other Scary ThingsLenore LookHighland Park Public Library
Delightful Children’s Books
39Annie and SimonCatharine O’NeillHighland Park Public Library
Highland Park Public Library
40Bink & GollieKate DiCamilloGoodreads
Highland Park Public Library
41Brothers at Bat: The True Story of an Amazing All-Brother Baseball TeamAudrey VernickHighland Park Public Library
Highland Park Public Library
42Captain Awesome to the Rescue!Stan KirbySecond Grade Reading List
Highland Park Public Library
43CatwingsUrsula Le GuinBenicia Public Library
Highland Park Public Library
44Charlotte’s WebE.B. WhiteBenicia Public Library
Goodreads
45Chester’s WayKevin HenkesBenicia Public Library
The Labor Of Love
46Cloudy With a Chance of MeatballsJudi BarrettGoodreads
Second Grade Reading List
47Daisy Dawson at the BeachSteve VoakePragmatic Mom
Imagination Soup
48Dory FantasmagoryAbby HanlonGoodreads
Highland Park Public Library
49Duck for PresidentDoreen CroninGreat! Schools
Care
50Finding Winnie: The True Story of the World’s Most Famous BearLindsay MattickGoodreads
Highland Park Public Library
51Get Ready for Second Grade, Amber BrownPaula DanizigerBenicia Public Library
Great! Schools
52Goldilocks and the Three DinosaursMo WillemsDelightful Children’s Books
Second Grade Reading List
53Goof-Off Goalie seriesBetty Hicksbcls
Highland Park Public Library
54Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s StoneJ.K. RowlingGreat Kid Books
Goodreads
55Hello, Nebulon!Ray O’RyanHighland Park Public Library
Second Grade Reading List
56Herbie Jones Sails Into Second Grade.Suzy KlineHighland Park Public Library
bcls
57Humphrey SeriesBetty G. Birney123 Homecoming 4 Me
Highland Park Public Library
58In a Dark, Dark Room, and Other Scary StoriesAlvin SchwartzBenicia Public Library
Highland Park Public Library
59Iris and WalterElissa Haden GuestBenicia Public Library
Highland Park Public Library
60John HenryJulius LesterBenicia Public Library
The Labor Of Love
61Little House in the Big WoodsLaura Ingalls WilderGoodreads
Highland Park Public Library
62Lola Levine is Not Mean!Monica BrownImagination Soup
Highland Park Public Library
63Lunch LadyJarrett KrosoczkaGreat Kid Books
Highland Park Public Library
64Magic School Bus Chapter Book SeriesAnne Capec123 Homecoming 4 Me
bcls
65Molly’s PilgrimBarbara CohenBenicia Public Library
Highland Park Public Library
66Moxy Maxwell Does Not Love Stuart LittlePeggy GiffordGreat! Schools
Highland Park Public Library
67Mr. Pants: It’s Go Time!Scott McCormickImagination Soup
Highland Park Public Library
68My Big Fat Zombie GoldfishMo O’HaraImagination Soup
Second Grade Reading List
69Never Glue Your Friends to ChairsKatherine ApplegateHighland Park Public Library
Highland Park Public Library
70Nuts to You!Lynne Rae PerkinsWhat Do We Do All ay
Reading Rockets
71Pinky and RexJames HoweBenicia Public Library
Highland Park Public Library
72Pippi LongstockingAstrid LindgrenBenicia Public Library
Highland Park Public Library
73Pugs of the Frozen NorthPhilip Reeve and Sarah McIntyreWhat Do We Do All ay
Highland Park Public Library
74Roscoe Riley RulesKatherine ApplegateSecond Grade Reading List
bcls
75Sarah, Plain and TallPatricia MacLachlanBenicia Public Library
Reading Rockets
76StellalunaJanell Cannon, Jewell CannonEducation World
Goodreads
77Super Fly: The World’s Smallest Superhero!Todd H. DoodlerCare
Highland Park Public Library
78Tanya and Emily in a Dance for TwoPatricia Lee GauchDelightful Children’s Books
Delightful Children’s Books
79The Adventures of Taxi DogDebra & Sal BarraccaEducation World
Great! Schools
80The Baseball Birthday PartyAnnabelle PragerHighland Park Public Library
Highland Park Public Library
81The BFGRoald DahlTeaching Maddeness
Goodreads
82The Haunted LibraryDori Hillestad ButlerImagination Soup
Highland Park Public Library
83The Jolley-Rogers and the Ghostly GalleonJonny DuddleHighland Park Public Library
Highland Park Public Library
84The LoraxDr. SeussCare
Second Grade Reading List
85The Magic School Bus and the Climate Challenge.Joanna ColeHighland Park Public Library
Highland Park Public Library
86The Seven Treasure HuntsBetsy Cromer ByarsGreat! Schools
Highland Park Public Library
87The Trouble With Chickens: J.J. Tully MysteryDoreen CroninHighland Park Public Library
bcls
88Three Stories You Can Read to Your DogSara Swan MillerGreat! Schools
The Labor Of Love
89Two Bobbies: A True Story of Hurricane Katrina, Friendship and SurvivalKirby LarsonHighland Park Public Library
Highland Park Public Library
90Waynetta and the CornstalkHelen Kettemanbcls
Highland Park Public Library
91Where the Sidewalk EndsShel SilversteinBenicia Public Library
Second Grade Reading List
92Where the Wild Things AreMaurice SendakSecond Grade Reading List
Goodreads
93Why Mosquitoes Buzz in People’s EarsVerna AardemaBenicia Public Library
Highland Park Public Library
94Wild tracks! : A Guide to Nature’s Footprints!Jim ArnoskyDelightful Children’s Books
bcls
95Young Cam Jansen and the Dinosaur GameDavid AdlerBenicia Public Library
Highland Park Public Library
96ZathuraChris Van AllsburgBenicia Public Library
Highland Park Public Library
(Titles Appear On 1 List Each)
972030: A DAY IN THE LIFE OF TOMORROW’S KIDSZuckerman, AmyDaddy Read
9826 Fairmount AvenueTomie dePaolaBenicia Public Library
997 x 9 = TROUBLEClaudia MillsBenicia Public Library
1008 Class Pets + 1 Squirrel [Divided by] 1 Dog = Chaos.Vivian Vande VeldeHighland Park Public Library
101A Bad Case of StripesDavid ShannonGoodreads
102A Birthday for FrancesRussell Hoban and Lillian HobanDelightful Children’s Books
103A Boy Called Bat.Elana K. ArnoldHighland Park Public Library
104A Dogs LifeTeaching Maddeness
105A Doll Named Dora Anne.Yona Zeidis McDonoughHighland Park Public Library
106A Fine, Fine SchoolSharon CreechGreat! Schools
107A Jigsaw Jones MysteryJames Preller123 Homecoming 4 Me
108A Mysterious Egg.Stacy McAnultyHighland Park Public Library
109A New Friend.Poppy GreenHighland Park Public Library
110A Penguin’s WorldCaroline ArnoldDelightful Children’s Books
111A Picture Book of Anne Frank.David AdlerHighland Park Public Library
112A Polar Bear’s WorldCaroline ArnoldDelightful Children’s Books
113A Poor Excuse for a Dragon.Geoffrey HayesHighland Park Public Library
114A Sick Day For Amos McGeePhilip Steadbcls
115A Snake Mistake.Mavis SmithHighland Park Public Library
116A Tail of Two KittiesTom WatsonHighland Park Public Library
117A whale on her own : the true story of Wilma the beluga whaleSkerry, Brian.aadl
118A Wilcox and Griswold Mystery: The Case of the Missing Carrot CakeRobyn NewmanCare
119AbiyoyoPete SeegerBenicia Public Library
120Ada’s Violin: The Story of the Recycled Orchestra of Paraguay.Susan HoodHighland Park Public Library
121After a While Crocodile: Alexa’s Diary.Brady BarrHighland Park Public Library
122Alison’s Puppy.Marion Dane BauerHighland Park Public Library
123All For Me and None For AllHelen Lesterbcls
124All the Way to America: The Story of a Big Italian Family and a Little Shovel.Dan YaccarinoHighland Park Public Library
125Alligator Tails and Crocodile Cakes.Nicola MoonHighland Park Public Library
126Amanda PigJean Van Leeuwanbcls
127Amber BrownPaula Danzigerbcls
128Amelia Works it OutMarissa MossBenicia Public Library
129America’s Champion Swimmer: Gertrude EderleDavid AdlerDelightful Children’s Books
130American RevolutionOsborne, Mary Pope.aadl
131Amy and the Missing Puppy.Callie BarkleyHighland Park Public Library
132An Interactive History Adventure123 Homecoming 4 Me
133Anansi and the Moss-Covered Rock.Eric KimmelHighland Park Public Library
134Ancient Greece and the OlympicsOsborne, Mary Pope.aadl
135Andy Russell, NOT Wantedthe PoliceBenicia Public Library
136Andy’s Wild Animal Adventure.Gerda ScheidlHighland Park Public Library
137Anna HibiscusAtinukeDelightful Children’s Books
138April and Esme, Tooth FairiesBob Grahambcls
139ArgusMichelle Knudsenbcls
140Arthur`s camp-out (Arthur Chapter Books)Marc BrownThe Labor Of Love
141Atomic Ace (He’s Just My Dad)Jeff WeigelGreat! Schools
142Attack of the 50-Foot Teacher.Lisa PassenHighland Park Public Library
143Attack of the Tyrannosaurus (Dinosaur Cove #1)Rex StoneCare
144Autumn’s Secret Gift.Elise AllenHighland Park Public Library
145Bailey at the MuseumHarry Blissbcls
146Balloons Over Broadway: The True Story of the Puppeteer of Macy’s Parade.Melissa SweetHighland Park Public Library
147Ballpark Mystery SeriesDavid A. Kelly123 Homecoming 4 Me
148Baloney (Henry P.).Jon ScieszkaHighland Park Public Library
149Bartholomew and the OobleckDr. SeussGreat! Schools
150Baseball BallerinaKathryn CristaldiBenicia Public Library
151Baseball Camp on the Planet of the Eyeballs.Jon BullerHighland Park Public Library
152Baseball Saved UsKen MochizukiGreat! Schools
153Baseball: Lou Gehrig: The Luckiest ManDavid AdlerDelightful Children’s Books
154Baseball: Satchel PaigeLesa Cline-Ransom and James RansomDelightful Children’s Books
155Basketball Buddies.Jean MarzolloHighland Park Public Library
156Beast Keeper.Lucy CoatsHighland Park Public Library
157Beast QuestAdam BladeGreat Kid Books
158Beasts of OlympusLucy Coats**Imagination Soup
159Beautiful Warrior: The Legend of the Nuns Kung FuEmily Arnold McCullyThe Labor Of Love
160Beauty and the Beast Stories Around the World: 3 Beloved TalesCari MeisterHighland Park Public Library
161Bella and RosieMichele DufresneGreat Kid Books
162Best Chef in 2nd GradeKatharine Kenahbcls
163BIG BANG! THE TONGUE-TICKLING TALE OF A SPECK THAT BECAME SPECTACULARDeCristofano, Carolyn CinamiDaddy Read
164Big Mean MikeMichelle Knudsen and Scott MagoonDelightful Children’s Books
165Big Red LollipopRukhsana KhanDelightful Children’s Books
166Biking: Tillie the Terrible SwedeSue StauffacherDelightful Children’s Books
167Binky the Space CatAshley SpiresDelightful Children’s Books
168Bird and Squirrel on IceJames BurksImagination Soup
169Black and WhiteDavid MacaulayReading Rockets
170Black Lagoon seriesMike Thalerbcls
171Blackbeard’s Sword: The Pirate King of the Carolinas.Liam O’DonnellHighland Park Public Library
172Blaze and the Mountain Lion.C. W. AndersonHighland Park Public Library
173Bless the MouseLois LowryWhat Do We Do All ay
174Bone seriesJeff SmithGreat Kid Books
175BonesDavid Adlerbcls
176Bookmarks are People Too!Henry WinklerHighland Park Public Library
177Boundless GraceMary HoffmanDelightful Children’s Books
178Boxcar ChildrenG. Warner123 Homecoming 4 Me
179Boy, Were We Wrong About Dinosaurs!Kathleen V. KudlinskiHighland Park Public Library
180Bramble and Maggie: Horse Meets Girl.Jessie HaasHighland Park Public Library
181Bravo, Amelia Bedelia!Herman ParishBenicia Public Library
182Bruh Rabbit and the Tar Baby GirlVirginia HamiltonBenicia Public Library
183BrundibarTony KushnerGreat! Schools
184Buffalo Bill and the Pony Express.Eleanor CoerrHighland Park Public Library
185Building With DadCarol NeviusGreat! Schools
186Bully Trouble.Joanna ColeHighland Park Public Library
187Calvin and HobbesBill WattersonDelightful Children’s Books
188Calvin CoconutGraham SalisburyImagination Soup
189Can I Play Too?Mo WillemsDelightful Children’s Books
190Capital MysteriesRon Roy123 Homecoming 4 Me
191Captain and Matey Set SailDaniel LaurenceBenicia Public Library
192Captain Cal and the Garbage Planet.Jan DallimoreHighland Park Public Library
193Captain UnderpantsDav PilkeyImagination Soup
194CapyboppyBill PeetThe Labor Of Love
195CastleBiesty, Stephen.aadl
196Charlie and the Chocolate FactoryRoald DahlGoodreads
197ChesterMélanie WattGreat! Schools
198Chicken Soup with Rice, A Book of MonthsMaurice SendakEducation World
199Chig and the Second SpreadGwenyth SwainGreat! Schools
200Christian Heroes BooksJanet Benge123 Homecoming 4 Me
201Clara and the BookwagonNancy Smiler LevinsonGreat! Schools
202Clara Lee and the Apple Pie DreamsJenny HanPragmatic Mom
203Claude in the CityAlex T. SmithBrightly
204Clean Sweep Campers.Lucille Recht PennerHighland Park Public Library
205Clemintine’s Letter seriesSara Penneypackerbcls
206Cody Harmon, King of Pets.Claudia MillsHighland Park Public Library
207Come on, RainKaren HesseGreat! Schools
208Commander ToadJane YolenGreat Kid Books
209Company’s Going.Arthur YorinksHighland Park Public Library
210Completely ClementineSara PennypackerReading Rockets
211Compost, by Gosh! An Adventure With VermicompostingMichelle Eva PortmanGreat! Schools
212Congratulations Miss MalarkeyJudy Finchlerbcls
213Cookies and Crutches.Pee-Wee ScoutsHighland Park Public Library
214Cool Cat, School Cat.Judy CoxHighland Park Public Library
215Could You? Would You?Trudy WhiteGreat! Schools
216Coyote and the Laughing Butterflies.Harriet Peck TaylorHighland Park Public Library
217Crash!Nancy E. KrulikHighland Park Public Library
218Crazy Hair DayBarney SaltzbergDelightful Children’s Books
219Crinkleroot’s Guide to Giving Back to NatureJim Arnoskybcls
220Dadey, Debbie Bailey School KidsDebbie Dadeybcls
221Danger at Sand Cave.Candice F. RansomHighland Park Public Library
222Days With Frog and ToadArnold LobelBenicia Public Library
223Dear Children of the EarthSchim SchimmelGreat! Schools
224Dear MaxSally GrindleyGreat! Schools
225Dear Mrs. LaRue: Letters from Obedience SchoolSecond Grade Reading List
226Dear Whiskers.Ann Whitehead NagdaHighland Park Public Library
227Decathalon: Jim Thorpe’s Bright PathJoseph BruchacDelightful Children’s Books
228Diary of a Wimpy KidJeff KinneyGoodreads
229Diary of a WormDoreen CroninGreat! Schools
230Dinosaur Hunter.Elaine Marie AlphinHighland Park Public Library
231DogkuAndrew ClementsGreat! Schools
232Dolphins and other marine mammalsMacAulay, Kelley.aadl
233Dolphins and sharksOsborne, Mary Pope.aadl
234Don’t Open the Door!Veronika CharlesHighland Park Public Library
235Down Girl and Sit: Smarter than SquirrelsLucy NolanGreat! Schools
236Dragon in the Sock Drawer.Kate KlimoHighland Park Public Library
237Dragon Slayer’s AcademyKate McMullanImagination Soup
238Dragons and Marshmallows.Asia CitroHighland Park Public Library
239Drooling and Dangerous: The Riot Brothers ReturnMary AmatoGreat! Schools
240Dude, Where’s My Spaceship?Dan GreenburgGreat! Schools
241Duke EllingtonAndrea PinkneyDelightful Children’s Books
242Earth MoversM.T. Martinbcls
243Einstein the Class Hamster.Janet TashjianHighland Park Public Library
244Elephant and PiggieMo WillemsGreat Kid Books
245Elephants Cannot Dance!Mo WillemsDelightful Children’s Books
246Emperor PenguinsRoberta EdwardsGreat! Schools
247Encyclopedia Prehistorica: DinosaursMatthew Reinhart and Robert SabudaGreat! Schools
248Enemy PieDerek Munson and Tara Calahan KingDelightful Children’s Books
249Eva’s Treetop Festival.Rebecca ElliottHighland Park Public Library
250Evangeline Mudd and the Golden-Haired Apes of the Ikkinasti JungleDavid ElliottGreat! Schools
251Extra YarnMac BarnettGoodreads
252Fancy NancyJane O’Connorbcls
253Fantastic Mr. FoxRoald DahlGoodreads
254FEATHERS AND FOOLSFox, MemDaddy Read
255Fin M’Coul: The Giant of Knockmany Hill.Tomie De PaolaHighland Park Public Library
256Fiona’s Lace.Patricia PolaccoHighland Park Public Library
257First Day on A Strange New PlanetDan YaccarinoThe Labor Of Love
258Five Creepy Creatures.Judith StamperHighland Park Public Library
259Football Friends.Jean MarzolloHighland Park Public Library
260Forest’s First Home.Tara ZannHighland Park Public Library
261Fox and His FriendsEdward MarshallGreat! Schools
262Fox booksJames MarshallThis Reading Mama
263Francine Poulet Meets the Ghost Raccoon.Kate DiCamilloHighland Park Public Library
264Frankie Pickle and the Closet of Doom.Eric WightHighland Park Public Library
265Freddie Ramos Takes Off.Jacqueline JulesHighland Park Public Library
266Freddy the DetectiveWalter RWhat Do We Do All ay
267FredrickLeo LionniDelightful Children’s Books
268Freedom’s School.Lesa Cline-RansomeHighland Park Public Library
269FrindleAndrew ClementsGoodreads
270Froggy booksJonathan LondonGreat Kid Books
271FrogsNic BishopDelightful Children’s Books
272Fur, Fins, and Feathers: Abraham Dee Bartlett and the Invention of the Modern Zoo.Cassandre MaxwellHighland Park Public Library
273Future Knight.Tony DavisHighland Park Public Library
274Fuzzy Baseball.John Steven GurneyHighland Park Public Library
275Galaxy ZackRay O’RyanImagination Soup
276Galileo.Leonard FisherHighland Park Public Library
277Game Over, Super Rabbit Boy!Thomas FlinthamHighland Park Public Library
278Gator GumboCandace FlemingGreat! Schools
279George Crum and the Saratoga ChipGaylia TaylorGreat! Schools
280Georgie LeeSharon DenslowThe Labor Of Love
281Geronimo Stilton Series123 Homecoming 4 Me
282Get into Gear, StiltonGeronimo StiltonCare
283Girl Wonder: A Baseball Story in Nine Innings.Deborah HopkinsonHighland Park Public Library
284Goblin and the Empty ChairMem Foxbcls
285Gone Fishing: A Novel in Verse.Tamera Will WissingerHighland Park Public Library
286Gone With the Wand: A Fairy’s TaleMargie Palatinibcls
287Goose and DuckJean C. Georgebcls
288Great Olympic momentsHurley, Michael, 1979-aadl
289Great women athletesBailer, Darice.aadl
290Gross Universe: Your Guide to All Disgusting Things Under the SunJeff SzpirglasBenicia Public Library
291Gus and Grandpa at Basketball.Claudia MillsHighland Park Public Library
292Hachiko: The True Story of a Loyal DogPamela S. TurnerGreat! Schools
293Half MagicEdward EagerDelightful Children’s Books
294Hank the Cowdog SeriesJohn R. Erickson123 Homecoming 4 Me
295Hansel & Gretel, Ninja Chicks.Corey SchwartzHighland Park Public Library
296Hansel and GretelRika LesserGreat! Schools
297Hansel and Gretel.James MarshallHighland Park Public Library
298Happy Birthday, Bad KittyNick BruelDelightful Children’s Books
299Happy Valentine’s Day, Miss Hildy.Lois GramblingHighland Park Public Library
300HarleyStar LivingstoneThe Labor Of Love
301Harry in Trouble.Barbara Ann PorteHighland Park Public Library
302Harry Potter and the Chamber of SecretsJ.K. RowlingGoodreads
303Harry Potter and the Goblet of FireJ.K. RowlingGoodreads
304Harry Potter and the Prisoner of AzkabanJ.K. RowlingGoodreads
305Harvesting HopeKathleen KrullBenicia Public Library
306Have No Fear!Nicole C. KearHighland Park Public Library
307Heavy Equipment Up CloseAndra Abramsonbcls
308Heidi Heckelbeck Has a Secret.Wanda CovenHighland Park Public Library
309Henry HugginsBeaverly Cleary123 Homecoming 4 Me
310Henry’s Freedom Box.Ellen LevineHighland Park Public Library
311Henry’s Awful Mistake.Robert QuackenbushHighland Park Public Library
312Hi! Fly GuySecond Grade Reading List
313Hope for HaitiJesse Joshua WatsonDelightful Children’s Books
314Houndsley and CatinaJames Howebcls
315How Much is a Million?David SchwartzBenicia Public Library
316How to Be a Baby, by Me the Big SisterSally LloydGreat! Schools
317How to Be Cool in Third Grade.Betsy DuffeyHighland Park Public Library
318How to Clean a Hippopotamus: A Look at Unusual Animal Partnerships.Steve JenkinsHighland Park Public Library
319How to Save Your TailMary HansenGreat! Schools
320Howl at the Moon.Jessica YoungHighland Park Public Library
321I Don’t Like Snakes.Nicola DaviesHighland Park Public Library
322I Want My Hat BackJon KlassenDelightful Children’s Books
323I’ll Save You Bobo!Eileen Rosenthal and Marc RosenthalDelightful Children’s Books
324I’m So Embarrassed!Robert N. MunschHighland Park Public Library
325India the Moonstone Fairy.Rainbow FairiesHighland Park Public Library
326InsectlopediaFlorian DouglasBenicia Public Library
327Inspector Flytrap.Tom AnglebergerHighland Park Public Library
328Invisible InklingWhat Do We Do All ay
329Ira Sleeps OverBernard WaberGreat! Schools
330Is Your Mama a Llama?Deborah Guarino, Steven Kellogg (illus.)Education World
331It Came From Beneath the Bed!James HoweHighland Park Public Library
332It Creeps!Dotti EnderleHighland Park Public Library
333It’s a fair day, Amber Brown (Amber Brown series )Paula DanzingerThe Labor Of Love
334It’s Disgusting and We Ate It!: True Food Facts From Around the World and Throughout HistoryJames SolheimGreat! Schools
335It’s Raining Pigs & NoodlesJack PrelutskyGreat! Schools
336It’s Test Day, Tiger TurcottePansie Hart FloodGreat! Schools
337Jake Drake, Bully BusterAndrew ClementsDelightful Children’s Books
338James and the Giant PeachRoald DahlWhat Do We Do All ay
339Jigsaw Jones MysteriesJames Prellerbcls
340John, Paul, George & Ben.Lane SmithHighland Park Public Library
341Johnny Boo: The Best Little Ghost in the World.James KochalkaHighland Park Public Library
342Julian, Secret AgentAnn CameronGreat! Schools
343Jumping Jack.A.H. BenjaminHighland Park Public Library
344Jumpy Jack & GoogilyMeg Rosoffbcls
345Just DucksNicola Daviesbcls
346Just Plain FancyPatricia PolaccoThe Labor Of Love
347Kate Shelley and the Midnight ExpressMargaret K WalterThe Labor Of Love
348Kidnapped at Birth?Louis SacharHighland Park Public Library
349King & Kayla and the Case of the Missing Dog Treats.Dori Hillstad ButlerHighland Park Public Library
350Knights of the Kitchen TableJon ScieszkaBenicia Public Library
351Koko’s KittenFrancine PattersonBenicia Public Library
352Lady LollipopDick King-SmithBenicia Public Library
353Ladybug GirlJackie DavisGreat! Schools
354Laff-O-Tronic Animal Jokes!Michael DahlHighland Park Public Library
355Leonardo, the Terrible MonsterSecond Grade Reading List
356Library Mouse: A Museum AdventureDaniel Kirkbcls
357Life In a Coral ReefWendy Pfefferbcls
358Lilly and Fin: A Mermaid’s Tale.Cornelia FunkeHighland Park Public Library
359Lilly and the Purple Plastic PurseKevin HenkesDelightful Children’s Books
360Lilly’s Purple Plastic PurseKevin HenkesEducation World
361LINDBERGH: THE TALE OF A FLYING MOUSEKuhlmann, TorbenDaddy Read
362Linnea in Monet’s GardenChristina Bjork and Lena AndersonDelightful Children’s Books
363Lionel at LargeStephen KrenskyBenicia Public Library
364Lionel at SchoolStephen Krenskybcls
365Little Cat’s LuckMarion Dane BauerWhat Do We Do All ay
366Little Red and the Very Hungry Lion.Alex T. SmithHighland Park Public Library
367Little TootHardie GramatkyGreat! Schools
368Little Wolf’s Haunted Hall for Small HorrorsIan WhybrowBenicia Public Library
369Living or NonlivingKelli Hicksbcls
370Logan Pryce Makes a Mess.Grace GilmoreHighland Park Public Library
371Lon Po Po: A Red-Riding Hood Story From China.Ed YoungHighland Park Public Library
372Look What Tails Can DoDorothy SouzaGreat! Schools
373Lost and FoundOliver JeffersDelightful Children’s Books
374Louise, Soccer Star?Stephen KrenskyHighland Park Public Library
375LUCKY BEANSBirtha, BeckyDaddy Read
376Lucy.Randy CecilHighland Park Public Library
377Lunch MoneyAndrew ClementsBenicia Public Library
378Mae and June and the Wonder Wheel.Charise M. HarperHighland Park Public Library
379Maggie and the Flying Horse.E.D. BakerHighland Park Public Library
380Maggie’s Second Chance: A Gentle Dog’s Rescue.Nancy FurstingerHighland Park Public Library
381Make new friends (Yoko & Friends series)Rosemary WellsThe Labor Of Love
382Make Way for DucklingsRobert McCloskeyGreat! Schools
383Mal and ChadStephen McCranieImagination Soup
384Mama Played BaseballDavid AdlerGreat! Schools
385Mama Provi and the Pot of RiceSylvia Rosa-CasanovaBenicia Public Library
386March of the Mini Beasts.Ada HopperHighland Park Public Library
387Marco Polo : overland to medieval ChinaTwist, Clint.aadl
388Margaret and the Moon: How Margaret Hamilton Saved the First Lunar Landing.Dean RobbinsHighland Park Public Library
389Marja’s SkisJean E. PendziwolGreat! Schools
390Martha Blah BlahSusan MeddaughEducation World
391Martin Bridge Ready for Takeoff!Jessica Scott KerrinHighland Park Public Library
392Marty Marley’s Mighty Mountain.Cassandra LabaironHighland Park Public Library
393Mary PoppinsP.L. TraversReading Rockets
394MatildaRoald DahlGoodreads
395Max and Molly and the Mystery of the Missing Honey.Jürg ObristHighland Park Public Library
396Mayflower 1620 : a new look at a pilgrim voyageaadl
397Me–Jane.Patrick McDonnellHighland Park Public Library
398Meet AddyConnie Rose PorterDelightful Children’s Books
399Meet Caroline: An American Girl, 1812.Ame-ColHighland Park Public Library
400Mia the Beach Cat: A Story.Wolfram HänelHighland Park Public Library
401Michael RecycleEllie BethelGreat! Schools
402MICHAEL ROSEN’S SAD BOOKRosen, MichaelDaddy Read
403Mildred and SamSharlene Collicottbcls
404Miss Daisy Is Crazy!Dan GutmanGoodreads
405Miss Lady Bird’s WildflowersLady Bird Johnsonbcls
406Miss Nelson Is Missing!Harry AllardGoodreads
407Miss RumphiusBarbara CooneyThe Labor Of Love
408Misty of ChincoteagueMarguerite HenryBenicia Public Library
409Molly Gets Mad.Suzy KlineHighland Park Public Library
410Molly the Brave and Me.Jane O’ConnorHighland Park Public Library
411Mom and Dad Are PalindromesMark ShulmanGreat! Schools
412Money Madness.David AdlerHighland Park Public Library
413Monkey-Monkey’s Trick: Based on an African Folktale.Patricia McKissackHighland Park Public Library
414Monkeys and Dog Days.Kate BanksHighland Park Public Library
415Morgy Makes His MoveMaggie LewisBenicia Public Library
416Mouse Scouts.Sarah DillardHighland Park Public Library
417Mr. Baseball.William HooksHighland Park Public Library
418Mr. George BakerAmy HestGreat! Schools
419MR. LINCOLN’S BOYSRabin, StatonDaddy Read
420MR. MAXWELL’S MOUSEAsch, FrankDaddy Read
421Mr. Peabody’s ApplesMadonnaGreat! Schools
422Mr. Putter & TabbyThis Reading Mama
423Mrs. Katz and TushPatricia PolaccoEducation World
424MRS. MARLOWE’S MICEAsch, FrankDaddy Read
425Mud Flat Spring (Mud Flat series)James StevensonThe Labor Of Love
426Muggie Maggie.Beverly ClearyHighland Park Public Library
427Mummies in the MorningMary Pope OsborneGoodreads
428Munschworks: The First Munsch Collection.Robert MunschHighland Park Public Library
429My Brother, AntBetsy byarsThe Labor Of Love
430My Dad’s a BirdmanDavid AlmondGreat! Schools
431My Life in Pictures.Deborah ZemkeHighland Park Public Library
432My Senator and MeEdward M. KennedyGreat! Schools
433My Side of the MountainJean Craighead GeorgeDelightful Children’s Books
434My Teacher is an Idiom.Jamie GilsonHighland Park Public Library
435My Unwilling Witch Goes to Ballet School.Hiawyn OramHighland Park Public Library
436Nadia: The Girl Who Couldn’t Sit Still.Karlin GrayHighland Park Public Library
437Nancy Clancy: Super Sleuth SeriesJane O’Connor123 Homecoming 4 Me
438National Geographic Readers: Sea TurtlesCare
439National Worm Day.James StevensonHighland Park Public Library
440Never GirlsKiki ThorpeImagination Soup
441New Kid at School.Dragon SlayersHighland Park Public Library
442Night of the Living Worms.Dave CoverlyHighland Park Public Library
443Nighttime NinjaBarbara DaCosta and Ed YoungDelightful Children’s Books
444No Room for DessertHallie DurandPragmatic Mom
445No TalkingAndrew ClementsDelightful Children’s Books
446Noah Webster’s Fighting Words.Tracy MaurerHighland Park Public Library
447Noodle: The Puppy PlaceEllen MilesImagination Soup
448Not One Damsel in Distress: World Folktales for Strong GirlsJane YolenBenicia Public Library
449Nubs: The True Story of a Mutt, a Marine & a Miracle.Major Brian DennisHighland Park Public Library
450Nurse, Soldier, Spy: The Story of Sarah Edmonds, a Civil War Hero.Marissa MossHighland Park Public Library
451Ocean Commotion: Life on the Coral ReefJaneen Masonbcls
452Officer Buckle & GloriaPeggy RathmannGoodreads
453Oh Say Can You Say?Dr. SeussHighland Park Public Library
454On the Dog.Andrew LostHighland Park Public Library
455On the MayflowerKate WatersGreat! Schools
456Once Upon a TimeNiki DalyGreat! Schools
457ONE BEETLE TOO MANYLasky, KathrynDaddy Read
458Oona Finds and Egg (Oodlethunks series)Adele GriffinWhat Do We Do All ay
459Owen Foote, Second Grade StrongmanStephanie Greenebcls
460Owl At HomeArnold LobelThe Labor Of Love
461Owl MoonJane YolenGreat! Schools
462Paddywack.Stephanie SpinnerHighland Park Public Library
463Paint the WindPam Munoz RyanGreat! Schools
464Paintball.Mandy R. MarxHighland Park Public Library
465Painted DreamsKaren Lynn WilliamsGreat! Schools
466Papa and the Pioneer Quilt.Jean Van LeeuwenHighland Park Public Library
467Party on Ice.Amy HestHighland Park Public Library
468Paul Bunyan: A Tall Tale.Steven KelloggHighland Park Public Library
469Pennies for Elephants.Lita JudgeHighland Park Public Library
470Pete the Cat and His Four Groovy ButtonsJames Dean and Eric LitwinDelightful Children’s Books
471Piano Starts Here: The Young Art TatumRobert Andrew ParkerDelightful Children’s Books
472PigginsJane YolenThe Labor Of Love
473Pilgrims : a nonfiction companion to Thanksgiving on ThursdayOsborne, Mary Pope.aadl
474Pirates Past NoonMary Pope OsborneGoodreads
475Pirates: Truth and Rumors.Sean PriceHighland Park Public Library
476Plantzilla Goes to CampJerdine Nolenbcls
477Play Soccer Like a Pro: Key Skills and Tips.Christopher ForestHighland Park Public Library
478Please Writer in This Book.Mary AmatoHighland Park Public Library
479Polk Street KidsPatricia Giffbcls
480POP’S BRIDGEBunting, EveDaddy Read
481Poppleton in WinterCynthia RylantGreat! Schools
482Prairie Girl : The Life of Laura Ingalls Wilder.William AndersonHighland Park Public Library
483Prairie School.AviHighland Park Public Library
484Princess Cora and the Crocodile.Laura Amy SchlitzHighland Park Public Library
485Princess Posey and the Monster Stew.Stephanie GreeneHighland Park Public Library
486Princess Posey and the Next-Door Dog.Stephanie GreeneHighland Park Public Library
487Puppy PlaceEileen Milesbcls
488Puss in BootsJerry Pinkneybcls
489Queen in Disguise.Star WarsHighland Park Public Library
490Queen Victoria’s Bathing Machine.Gloria WhelanHighland Park Public Library
491Rags and riches : kids in the time of Charles DickensOsborne, Mary Pope.aadl
492Read a Rhyme, Write a RhymeJack PrelutskyBenicia Public Library
493Recess at 20 Below.Cindy Lou AillaudHighland Park Public Library
494Recipe for AdventureGiada De LaurentiisImagination Soup
495Recycle! A Handbook for KidsGail GibbonsGreat! Schools
496REDWOODSChin, JasonDaddy Read
497Rex.Robert GouldHighland Park Public Library
498Rikki-Tikki-Tavi.Rudyard KiplingHighland Park Public Library
499Rise of the Ballon Goons.Troy CummingsHighland Park Public Library
500Rise of the Earth Dragon.Tracey WestHighland Park Public Library
501Roberto Clemente: Pride of the Pittsburgh PiratesJonah WinterGreat! Schools
502Rocks in His HeadCarol Otis HurstThe Labor Of Love
503Roger the Jolly PirateBrett HelquistGreat! Schools
504Rome : in spectacular cross sectionBiesty, Stephen.aadl
505Ronald Morgan Goes to Bat.Patricia Reilly GiffHighland Park Public Library
506Rosalie, My Rosalie: The Tale of a Duckling.Jacquelyn MitchardHighland Park Public Library
507Rotten Ralph Helps Out.Jack GantosHighland Park Public Library
508Ruby and the Booker BoysDerrick BarnesGreat Kid Books
509Rufus the Scrub Does Not Wear a Tutu.Jamie McEwanHighland Park Public Library
510Runaway RadishJessie HaasBenicia Public Library
511Running: Wilma UnlimitedKathleen KrullDelightful Children’s Books
512Sadie: The Dog Who Finds the Evidence.Thera FeldmanHighland Park Public Library
513Salt in His Shoes.Roslyn JordanHighland Park Public Library
514Sam and the Lucky MoneyKaren ChinnGreat! Schools
515Sam the Man and the Chicken Plan.Frances O’Roark DowellHighland Park Public Library
516Scary Godmother.Jill ThompsonHighland Park Public Library
517Science No Fair!Nancy E. KrulikHighland Park Public Library
518Science VerseJon ScieszkaGreat! Schools
519Scrubs seriesJamie McEwanbcls
520Secret Agent SplatRob Scottonbcls
521Secret IdentityWendelin Van DraanenBenicia Public Library
522Shipwreck at the Bottom of the World: The Extraordinary True Story of Shackleton and the EnduranceJennifer ArmstrongGreat! Schools
523Should I Share My Ice Cream?Mo WillemsDelightful Children’s Books
524Show WayJacqueline WoodsonGreat! Schools
525Sixteen Years in Sixteen Seconds: The Sammy Lee StoryPaula YooGreat! Schools
526Skateboarding.Clive GiffordHighland Park Public Library
527Skippyjon JonesJanet Schachnerbcls
528Skunked!Jacqueline KellyHighland Park Public Library
529Sleepover Sleuths (Nancy Drew and the Clue Crew Book #1)Carolyn KeeneCare
530Smart About – George Washington Carver, The Peanut WizardLaura DriscollGreat! Schools
531SMITHSONIAN VISUAL TIMELINE OF INVENTIONSPlatt, RichardDaddy Read
532Sneakers, the Seaside CatMargaret Wise BrownGreat! Schools
533Snot StewTeaching Maddeness
534Snow WonderCharles GhignaGreat! Schools
535So You Want to Be President?Judith St. GeorgeHighland Park Public Library
536Soccer Cats SeriesMatt Christopher123 Homecoming 4 Me
537Soccer SamJean MarzolloBenicia Public Library
538Soccer: Hope for HaitiJesse Joshua WatsonDelightful Children’s Books
539Soupy Saturdays with the Pain and the Great OneJudy BlumeGreat! Schools
540Space Case.Edward MarshallHighland Park Public Library
541Space Jam.Kimberly WeinbergerHighland Park Public Library
542Space Station MarsDaniel San SouciGreat! Schools
543SPARROW GIRLPennypacker, SaraDaddy Read
544Spider Stampede.Ali SparkesHighland Park Public Library
545Spider-Man’s Amazing Powers.SpidermanHighland Park Public Library
546Spork Out of Orbit.Nan WalkerHighland Park Public Library
547Squirrel’s World.Lisa MoserHighland Park Public Library
548Stagecoaches and railroadsIsaacs, Sally Senzell, 1950-aadl
549STAR OF FEAR, STAR OF HOPEHoestlandt, JoDaddy Read
550Starring GraceMary HoffmanDelightful Children’s Books
551Steamboat School: Inspired by a True Story, St. Louis, Missouri: 1847.Deborah HopkinsonHighland Park Public Library
552Stella Batts Needs a New Name.Courtney SheinmelHighland Park Public Library
553STEPHEN BIESTY’S CASTLESBiesty, StephenDaddy Read
554Stinky Cecil in Operation Pond Rescue.Paige BraddockHighland Park Public Library
555Stories of Ghosts.Russell PunterHighland Park Public Library
556Stories of Knights.Jane BinghamHighland Park Public Library
557Stuart LittleE.B. WhiteGoodreads
558StuckOliver JeffersDelightful Children’s Books
559Sugar SnowLaura Ingalls Wilder and Doris EttlingerDelightful Children’s Books
560Summer party (Cobble Street Cousins series)The Labor Of Love
561Superhero ABCBob McLeodbcls
562Survival At 40 Below.Debbie S. MillerHighland Park Public Library
563Swimming Lessons.Betsy JayHighland Park Public Library
564Swimming with Sharks: The Daring Discoveries of Eugenie Clark.Heather LangHighland Park Public Library
565Swimming: America’s Champion Swimmer: Gertrude EderleDavid AdlerDelightful Children’s Books
566Tacky in TroubleHelen LesterGreat! Schools
567Tadpole’s PromiseJeanne Willisbcls
568Tailypo: A Newfangled Tall Tale.Angela S. MedearisHighland Park Public Library
569Tales of a Fourth Grade NothingJudy BlumeDelightful Children’s Books
570Tales Our Abuelitas Told: A Hispanic Folktale CollectionF. Isabel Campoy and Alma Flor AdaGreat! Schools
571Thanksgiving DayGail GibbonsGreat! Schools
572The 13-Story Treehouse.Andy GriffithsHighland Park Public Library
573The Adventures of Captain UnderpantsDav PilkeyBenicia Public Library
574The All-Star Joker.Ballpark MysteriesHighland Park Public Library
575The Amazing BoneWilliam SteigReading Rockets
576The Animal Rescue Club.John HimmelmanHighland Park Public Library
577The Art of Miss ChewPatricia PolaccoDelightful Children’s Books
578The Baby Sitters ClubAnn M. Martin123 Homecoming 4 Me
579The Bad Guys.Aaron BlabeyHighland Park Public Library
580The Bad Luck Chair.Susan WilkowskiHighland Park Public Library
581The Ball Hogs.Rich WallaceHighland Park Public Library
582The Beast Keeper.Lucy CoatsHighland Park Public Library
583The Bee-Man of OrnFrank R. StocktonGreat! Schools
584The Best School Year EverBarbara RobinsonBenicia Public Library
585The Big Bad Detective AgencyBruce HaleImagination Soup
586The Big Nap: From the Tattered Casebook of Chet GeckoBruce HaleBenicia Public Library
587The Biggest, Bestest Time Ever.Stephen McCranieHighland Park Public Library
588The Bolds.Julian ClaryHighland Park Public Library
589The Book with No PicturesB.J. NovakGoodreads
590The Boxcar ChildrenGertrude Chandler WarnerGoodreads
591The Boy Who Drew CatsArthur A. LevineBenicia Public Library
592The Bravest Dog Ever: The True Story of Balto.Natalie StandifordHighland Park Public Library
593The Busy Body Book: A Kid’s Guide to FitnessLizzy RockwellGreat! Schools
594The Captain Contest.Matt ChristopherHighland Park Public Library
595The Case of the Dirty Clue.Third Grade DetectivesHighland Park Public Library
596The Case of the Lost Boy.Dori Hillestad ButlerHighland Park Public Library
597The Case of the Missing Carrot Cake.Robin NewmanHighland Park Public Library
598The Case of the Missing Monkey.Cynthia RylantHighland Park Public Library
599The Case of the Snack Snatcher.Liam O’DonnellHighland Park Public Library
600The Case of the Spooky Sleepover, Jigsaw Jones Mystery #4James PrellerEducation World
601The Cat Crime Club.DC Super PetsHighland Park Public Library
602The Cave of Aaaaah! Doom!Jaden KentHighland Park Public Library
603THE CHAMPION OF THE CHILDREN: THE STORY OF JANUSZ KORCZAKBogacki, TomekDaddy Read
604The Chicken Squad.Doreen CroninHighland Park Public Library
605The Cool Crazy CricketsDavid ElliottThe Labor Of Love
606The Copycat Crime.BatmanHighland Park Public Library
607The Courage of Sarah Noble.Alice DalglieshHighland Park Public Library
608The Cricket in Times SquareGeorge SeldenBenicia Public Library
609The Curious GardenPeter BrownDelightful Children’s Books
610The Day the Crayons QuitDrew DaywaltGoodreads
611The Diary of a Killer Cat.Anne FineHighland Park Public Library
612The Diary of a Wimpy Kid seriesJeff KinneyGreat Kid Books
613The Dinosaurs of Waterhouse Hawkins: An Illuminated History of Mr. Waterhouse Hawkins, Artist and Lecturer.Barbara KerleyHighland Park Public Library
614The Dog that Pitched A No-HitterMatt ChristopherBenicia Public Library
615The Doll PeopleTeaching Maddeness
616The Dragonsitter.Josh LaceyHighland Park Public Library
617The Drinking Gourd.F.N. MonjoHighland Park Public Library
618The Duckling Gets a Cookie?Mo WillemsDelightful Children’s Books
619The Eleventh Hour: A Curious Mystery.Graeme BaseHighland Park Public Library
620The Emporer’s EggMartin Jenkins and Jane ChapmanDelightful Children’s Books
621The Enchanted Dolls’ HouseRobyn JohnsonGreat! Schools
622The Enormous Crocodile.Roald DahlHighland Park Public Library
623The Fireplug is First Base.P.J. PetersenHighland Park Public Library
624The First Case.Ulf NilssonHighland Park Public Library
625The Fly on the Ceiling: A Math Myth.Julie GlassHighland Park Public Library
626The Flyer Flew! The Invention of the AirplaneLee Sullivan HillGreat! Schools
627The Flying Beaver Brothers and the Evil Penguin Plan.Maxwell EatonHighland Park Public Library
628The Frog Prince.Edith TarcovHighland Park Public Library
629The Frog PrincipalStephanie CalmensonThe Labor Of Love
630The Ghost Backstage (The Haunted Library)Dori Hillestad ButlerImagination Soup
631The Ghost Train.Allan AhlbergHighland Park Public Library
632The Glorkian Warrior Delivers a Pizza.James KochalkaHighland Park Public Library
633The Great Kapok Tree A Tale of the Amazon Rain ForestLynne CherryEducation World
634The Great Paper CaperOliver JeffersDelightful Children’s Books
635The Great Pet Escape.Victoria JamiesonHighland Park Public Library
636The Gym Teacher from the Black Lagoon.Mike ThalerHighland Park Public Library
637The Hardy Boys Secret Files SeriesFranklin W. Dixon123 Homecoming 4 Me
638The Hawk of the Castle: A Story of Medieval Falconry.Danna SmithHighland Park Public Library
639The Heart of Cool.Jamie McEwanHighland Park Public Library
640The Hidden Stairs and the Magic CarpetTony AbbottDelightful Children’s Books
641The Hundred DressesEleanor EstesBenicia Public Library
642The Infamous Ratsos.Kara LaReauHighland Park Public Library
643The Ink Drinker.Eric SanvoisinHighland Park Public Library
644THE JUNKYARD WONDERSPolacco, PatriciaDaddy Read
645The Kids Summer Games BookJane Drake and Ann LoveGreat! Schools
646The Last Princess: The Story of Princess Kaiulani.Fay StanleyHighland Park Public Library
647The Last StrawJeff KinneyGoodreads
648THE LEMONADE CLUBPolacco, PatriciaDaddy Read
649THE LIBRARIAN WHO MEASURED THE EARTHLasky, KathrynDaddy Read
650The Lion, the Witch, and the WardrobeC.S. LewisGoodreads
651The Little Mermaid.Katie DaynesHighland Park Public Library
652The Little Red HenJerry Pinkneybcls
653The Little Witch is our second read aloud writtenOfried PreusslerWhat Do We Do All ay
654The Lost Stone.Jordan QuinnHighland Park Public Library
655THE MAN WHO MADE TIME TRAVELLasky, KathrynDaddy Read
656The Man Who Walked Between the Towers.Mordicai GersteinHighland Park Public Library
657The Many Adventures of Johnny Mutton: Stories and PicturesJames ProimosBenicia Public Library
658THE MATCHBOX DIARYFleischman, PaulDaddy Read
659The Miniature World of Marvin and JamesElise BroachBrightly
660The Miraculous Journey of Edward TulaneTeaching Maddeness
661The Missing ChickValeri Gorbachevbcls
662The Monster in the Backpack.Lisa MoserHighland Park Public Library
663THE MOON OVER STARAston, Dianna HuttsDaddy Read
664THE MOST FANTASTIC ATLAS OF THE WHOLE WIDE WORLDSwerling, Lisa; Lazar, RalphDaddy Read
665The Mud Flat Mystery.James StevensonHighland Park Public Library
666The Mystery of the Pirate Ghost.Geoffrey HayesHighland Park Public Library
667The Mystery on the Freedom Trail (and other in the series)Carole Marsh123 Homecoming 4 Me
668The Notebook of DoomTroy CummingsImagination Soup
669The One and Only IvanKatherine ApplegateGoodreads
670The One and Only Stuey Lewis: Stories from the Second Grade.Jane SchoenbergHighland Park Public Library
671The Other SideJacqueline WoodsonBenicia Public Library
672The Outside Dog.Charlotte PomerantzHighland Park Public Library
673The Paddington booksMichael BondWhat Do We Do All ay
674The Pigeon Wants a Puppy!Mo WillemsDelightful Children’s Books
675The Polar ExpressChris Van AllsburgGoodreads
676The Princess in BlackShannon HaleGoodreads
677The Puppy Place SeriesEllen Miles123 Homecoming 4 Me
678The Puppy SisterS.E. HintonGreat! Schools
679The Race of the BirkebeinersLise LungeGreat! Schools
680The Random House Book of Poetry for ChildrenJack PrelutskyGreat! Schools
681The Reluctant DragonKenneth GrahameReading Rockets
682The Rosie Stories.Cynthia VoigtHighland Park Public Library
683The School is Alive!Jack ChabertHighland Park Public Library
684The Sea Pony.Ellen PotterHighland Park Public Library
685The Secret Dinosaur seriesNS BlackmanPragmatic Mom
686THE SECRET RIVERRawlings, Marjorie KinnanDaddy Read
687The Secret Shortcut.Mark TeagueHighland Park Public Library
688The Shark Attacks of 1916.Lauren TarshisHighland Park Public Library
689The Show’s Over.Jamie MichalakHighland Park Public Library
690The Sky Painter: Louis Fuertes, Bird Artist.Margarita EngleHighland Park Public Library
691The Snowy DayEzra Jack KeatsGreat! Schools
692The Spider and the FlySecond Grade Reading List
693The Stinky Cheese Man and Other Fairly Stupid TalesJon ScieszkaBenicia Public Library
694The Stories Julian TellsAnn CameronBenicia Public Library
695The Story about PingSecond Grade Reading List
696The Story of a Seagull and the Cat Who Taught Her to FlyLuis SepúlvedaWhat Do We Do All ay
697The Story of Diva and Flea.Mo WillemsHighland Park Public Library
698The Story of the PilgrimsKatherine RossGreat! Schools
699The Super-Spooky Fright Night!Tracey CorderoyHighland Park Public Library
700The Tale of Samuel WhiskersBeatrix PotterGreat Kid Books
701The Train of States.Peter SisHighland Park Public Library
702The Treasure of the Lost Lagoon.Geoffrey HayesHighland Park Public Library
703The Twiddle Twins’ Music Box Mystery.Howard GoldsmithHighland Park Public Library
704The Velveteen RabbitMargery Williams BiancoGoodreads
705The Village that VanishedAnn GrifalconiBenicia Public Library
706The WatcherJeanette WinterDelightful Children’s Books
707The Wheat Doll.Alison L. RandallHighland Park Public Library
708The Wheel on the SchoolMeindert DeJongWhat Do We Do All ay
709The Whipping BoySid FleischmanBenicia Public Library
710The White Stallion.Elizabeth ShubHighland Park Public Library
711The Whodunit Detective AgencyMartin WidmarkImagination Soup
712The Witch’s Hand.Peter UttonHighland Park Public Library
713The Wolves in the WallsNeil GaimanBenicia Public Library
714The Woman Who Won Things.Allan AhlbergHighland Park Public Library
715The World According to HumphreyBetty G. BirneyDelightful Children’s Books
716The Worst Witch at SchoolJill MurphyGreat! Schools
717The Year of Billy MillerKevin HenkesGoodreads
718Things I Learned in Second GradeAmy Schwartzbcls
719Things That Float and Things That Don’tDavid AdlerReading Rockets
720Third Grade Baby.Jenny MeyerhoffHighland Park Public Library
721Three Little Pigs and the Somewhat Bad WolfMark Teaguebcls
722Three Ninja PigsCorey Rosen SchwartzCare
723Three-Ring RascalsKate KliseImagination Soup
724Tiger Soup: An Anansi Story from Jamaica.Frances TempleHighland Park Public Library
725ToesTor SeidlerWhat Do We Do All ay
726Tonight on the Titanic, Magic Tree House Series #17Mary Pope Osborne, Sal Murdocca (illus.)Education World
727Total Gymnastics.Blythe LawrenceHighland Park Public Library
728Toys Come Home: Being the Early Experiences of an Intelligent Stingray, a Brave Buffalo, and a Brand New Someone Called PlasticEmily JenkinsPragmatic Mom
729Traction Man Is Here!Mini GreyGreat! Schools
730Trouble Magnet.Graham SalisburyHighland Park Public Library
731Tuff Fluff: The Case of Duckie’s Missing BrainScott NashGreat! Schools
732Uncle Andy’s Cats.James WarholaHighland Park Public Library
733United Tweets of AmericaHudson Talbottbcls
734Velma Gratch & the Way Cool ButterflyAlan MadisonGreat! Schools
735Vera‘s New SchoolVera RosenberryDelightful Children’s Books
736Virgie Goes to School with Us BoysElizabeth Fitzgerald HowardGreat! Schools
737Wagon trains and settlersTodras, Ellen H., 1947-aadl
738Wanderville.Wendy McClureHighland Park Public Library
739Warriors seriesErin HunterGreat Kid Books
740Water HoleZahavit ShalevGreat! Schools
741We Are Best FriendsAlikiGreat! Schools
742Wedding FlowersCynthia RylantBenicia Public Library
743Weekends with Max and His Dad.Linda UrbanHighland Park Public Library
744Weird-But-True Facts About WeatherLauren Cossbcls
745Welcome to Addy’s world, 1864 : growing up during America’s Civil WarSinnott, Susan.aadl
746What a Trip, Amber Brown.Paula DanzigerHighland Park Public Library
747What Presidents Are Made OfHanoch PivenGreat! Schools
748What to Do About Alice? How Alice Roosevelt Broke the Rules, Charmed the World, and Drove Her Father Teddy Crazy!Barbara KerleyHighland Park Public Library
749Where are the Bears?Kay WintersHighland Park Public Library
750Where’s Molly?Uli WaasHighland Park Public Library
751White Fur Flying.Patricia MacLachlanHighland Park Public Library
752Who was Babe Ruth?Holub, Joan.aadl
753Who Was Biographies (lots of peoplevarious authors)123 Homecoming 4 Me
754Who was Harriet Tubman?McDonough, Yona Zeldis.aadl
755Who was Sacagawea?Fradin, Dennis B.aadl
756Why the Sky Is Far Away: A Nigerian FolktaleMaryGreat! Schools
757Wiley and the Hairy ManMolly BangBenicia Public Library
758Winnie-the-Pooh and Some Bees.A. A. MilneHighland Park Public Library
759Winter of the Ice WizardMary Pope OsborneGreat! Schools
760Wolf PieBrenda SeabrookePragmatic Mom
761You Can’t Eat Your Chicken Pox, Amber BrownPaula Danziger, Tony Ross (illus.)Education World
762You Read to Me, I’ll Read to You: Very Short Fables to Read TogetherMary Ann Hobermanbcls
763You Wouldn’t Want to Live Without Bees.Alex WolfHighland Park Public Library
764Zap! Wile E. Coyote Experiments with Energy.Suzanne SladeHighland Park Public Library
765Zarafa: The Giraffe Who Walked to the King.Judith St. GeorgeHighland Park Public Library
766Zelda and IvyLaura McGee KvasnoskyEducation World
767Zeus and the Thunderbolt of Doom.Joan HolubHighland Park Public Library
768Zita the SpacegirlBen HatkeImagination Soup
769Zoey and SassasfrasAsia CitroImagination Soup


22 Best Second Grade Book Sources/Lists



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123 Homecoming 4 Me Top 25 Chapter Book Series Book Recommendations 1st-3rd Grade
aadl 2nd Grade Non-Fiction – popular subjects
bcls Best Books for Second Grade
Benicia Public Library Great Books for Second and Third Grade
Brightly 9 Superb Chapter Books for Second Graders
Care 10 Terrific 2nd-Grade Books For Your Independent Reader
Daddy Read SECOND GRADE PICTURE BOOKS
Delightful Children’s Books 2nd Grade
Education World SECOND GRADE SUMMER READING LIST
Goodreads Popular 2nd Grade Books
Great Kid Books Series we love in 2nd grade! (ages 7 – 9)
Great! Schools Favorite books for 2nd graders
Highland Park Public Library Unbeatable Second Grade Books
Imagination Soup Second Grade Summer Reading List
Pragmatic Mom Best Beginning Chapter Books for 2nd and 3rd Grade
Reading Rockets Great Read Alouds for Second Graders
Second Grade Reading List 2nd Grade Must Read List
Teaching Maddeness TOP 10 READ-ALOUDS FOR SECOND GRADE
The Labor Of Love What Are Some Of The Best Books For Second Graders?
The Reading Nook Second Grade
This Reading Mama Favorite Beginning Chapter Books & Series {2nd and 3rd grade}
What Do We Do All ay CHARMING 2ND GRADE READ ALOUD BOOKS