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Suggested Reading List for Second Grade

Teacher reading to childrenPlease note: This is a suggested list to read aloud or have your child read independently. Parents may wish to preview all content to ensure appropriateness for their children.

  • Aardema, Verna. (E Aar) Bringing the Rain to Kapiti Plain
  • Adler, David. (E Adl) The Babe and I
  • Barrett, Judi. (E Bar) Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs
  • Bemelmans, Ludwig. (E Bem) Madeline (Series)
  • Blume, Judy. (JF Blu) Freckle Juice
  • Brandenberg, Franz. (E Bra) Leo and Emily
  • Brown, Jeff. (JF Bro) Flat Stanley
  • Burton, Virginia. (E Bur) Mike Mulligan and his Steam Shovel
  • Byars, Betsy. (JF Bya) Wanted…Mud Blossom
  • Cazet, Denys. (E Caz) Minnie & Moo (Series)
  • Cleary, Beverly. (JF Cle) The Mouse and the Motorcycle
  • Cohen, Barbara. ( JF Coh) Molly’s Pilgrim
  • Cooney, Barbara. (E Coo) Chanticleer and the Fox (Caldecott Medal)
  • Delton, Judy. (E Del) Three Friends Find Spring
  • DeRegniers, Beatrice. (E DeR) May I Bring a Friend? (Caldecott Medal)
  • Fleishman, Paul. (E Fle) Westlandia
  • Fox, Mem. (E Fox) Night Noises
  • Hader, Berta. (E Had) The Big Snow (Caldecott Medal)
  • Hall, Donald. (E Hal) The Ox-Cart Man (Caldecott Medal)
  • Henkes, Kevin. (E Hen) Lilly’s Purple Plastic Purse
  • Howe, James. (E How) Pinky and Rex (Series)
  • Lowry, Lois. (JF Low) Gooney Bird Greene
  • Kline, Suzy. (JF Kli) Horrible Harry in Room 2B (Series)
  • Osborne, Mary Pope. (JF Osb) Afternoon on the Amazon (Magic Tree House Series)
  • Parish, Peggy. (E Par) Amelia Bedelia (Series)
  • Peterson, John Lawrence. (E Pet) The Littles (Series)
  • Polacco, Patricia. (E Pol) Thunder Cake
  • Polacco, Patricia. (E Pol)  Mrs. Katz and Tush
  • Rylant, Cynthia (E Ryl) Henry and Mudge (Series)
  • Rylant, Cynthia (E Ryl) Poppleton (Series)
  • Sachar, Marvin (JF Sac) Marvin Redpost (Series)
  • Sharmat, Marjorie. (E Sha) Nate the Great and the Snowy Trail (Series)
  • Shreve, Susan Richards. (JF Shr) The Flunking of Joshua T. Bates
  • Silverstein, Shel. (E Sil) The Giving Tree
  • Steig, William. (E Ste) Sylvester and the Magic Pebble (Caldecott Medal)
  • Tresselt, Alvin. (E Tre) White Snow, Bright Snow (Caldecott Medal)
  • Van Allsburg, Chris. (E Van) The Polar Express (Caldecott Medal)
  • Viorst, Judith; Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good Very Bad Day
  • Waber, Bernard. (E Wab) Ira Sleeps Over
  • Warner, Gertrude. (JF War) The Boxcar Children (Series)
  • White, E.B. (JF Whi) Charlotte’s Web
  • Williams, Vera. (E Wil) A Chair for My Mother
  • Winthrop, Elizabeth (E Win) As the Crow Flies
  • Wood, Audrey. (E Woo) The Napping House
  • Yolen, Jane. (E Yol) Owl Moon (Caldecott Medal)