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Second Grade Reading List







Bunting, Eve
JE BUNTI

When Francisco, a young Mexican American boy, tries to help his grandfather find work, he discovers that even though the old man cannot speak English, he has something even more valuable to teach Francisco.
Cronin, Doreen
J CRONI

A hard-bitten former search-and-rescue dog helps solve a complicated missing chicken case.
DiCamillo, Kate
J DICAM

What if timid Baby Lincoln broke free of her bossy sister and set off on an unexpected journey?
Gannett, Ruth Stiles
J GANNE

A young boy determines to rescue a poor baby dragon who is being used by a group of lazy wild animals to ferry them across the river on Wild Island.
Hopkinson, Deborah
JE HOPKI

St. Louis, Missouri, 1847: a new law against educating African Americans forces Reverend John to close his school, so he moves his school to a steamboat in the Mississippi River.
Meltzer, Brad
JB H3975ME

Presents the creator of the Muppets and describes the creative spirit, performance talents and beliefs in the goodness of people that inspired his career.
Miller, Pat Zietlow
JE MILLE

Illustrations and rhyming text follow a young rabbit as he leaves home on a journey, discovering the joys of different kinds of roads and what they may bring--including a way back home.
Rylant, Cynthia
JER RYLAN

Henry, feeling lonely on a street without any other children, finds companionship and love in a big dog named Mudge.
Seuss, Dr.
JE SEUSS

The Once-ler describes the results of the local pollution problem.
Wilder, Laura Ingalls
J WILDE

A year in the life of two young girls growing up on the Wisconsin frontier.