2nd Grade Reading List

Reading Suggestions for 2nd Graders from the Weber County Library

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Amanda Pig and the Really Hot Day
Artist/Author/Cast:
Van Leeuwen, Jean; Schweninger, Ann (Illustrator)
Call Number:
JER Van Leeuwen
Description:

Amanda Pig tries everything she can think of to keep cool.

Amelia Bedelia
Artist/Author/Cast:
Parish, Peggy; Siebel, Fritz (Illustrator)
Call Number:
JER Parish
Description:

A literal-minded housekeeper causes a ruckus in the household when she attempts to make sense of some instructions.

Apple Pie 4th of July
Artist/Author/Cast:
Wong, Janet S.; Chodos-Irvine, Margaret (Illustrator)
Call Number:
JP Wong
Description:
Shocked that her parents are cooking Chinese food to sell in the family store on Fourth of July, a Chinese-American girl tries to tell her mother and father how things really are.
Armadilly Chili
Artist/Author/Cast:
Ketteman, Helen; Terry, Will (Illustrator, Translator)
Call Number:
J398.2 K4355a 2004
Description:
In this Texas-style adaptation of a traditional folktale, a tarantula, mockingbird, and horned toad refuse to help an armadillo prepare a batch of chili but nevertheless expect to eat it when it's ready.
Armadilly Chili
Artist/Author/Cast:
Ketteman, Helen; Terry, Will (Illustrator, Translator)
Call Number:
J398.2 K4355a
Description:
Arthur's Loose Tooth
Artist/Author/Cast:
Hoban, Lillian (Author, Illustrator)
Call Number:
JER Hoban
Description:

Arthur wants to be Captain Fearless, the bravest chimp in the world, but he is really scared of one thing: pulling his loose tooth out.

Barnum Brown: Dinosaur Hunter
Artist/Author/Cast:
Sheldon, David (Author, Illustrator)
Call Number:
J92 Brown 2006
Description:
The story of a young boy who wanted to grow up a dinosaur hunter and how he built an amazing dinosaur collection for the American Museum of Natural History
Beautiful Blackbird
Artist/Author/Cast:
Bryan, Ashley (Author, Illustrator)
Call Number:
J398.2096894 B9153b
Description:
In a story of the Ila people, the colorful birds of Africa ask Blackbird, whom they think is the most beautiful of birds, to decorate them with some of his "blackening brew".
Beautiful Blackbird
Artist/Author/Cast:
Bryan, Ashley (Author, Illustrator)
Call Number:
J398.2096894 B9153b
Description:
The Big Book of Bugs
Artist/Author/Cast:
Zommer, Yuval; Taylor, Barbara; Bug, Yuval Zommer
Call Number:
J595.7 Z8698b
Description:
Body Actions
Artist/Author/Cast:
Rotner, Shelley (Author, Illustrator, Photographer); White, David A. (Illustrator)
Call Number:
J612 R8465b 2012
Description:
Buffalo Bill and the Pony Express
Artist/Author/Cast:
Coerr, Eleanor; Bolognese, Don (Illustrator)
Call Number:
JER Coerr
Description:
Button Up!: Wrinkled Rhymes
Artist/Author/Cast:
Schertle, Alice; Mathers, Petra (Illustrator)
Call Number:
J811.54 S3262b 2009
Description:
From undies to jammies to a much-loved hand-me-down sweatshirt, the talking clothes in these poems know just who they are and who's wearing them.
The Cat in the Hat
Artist/Author/Cast:
Seuss, Dr. (Author, Illustrator)
Call Number:
JER Seuss
Description:

Two children sitting at home on a rainy day are visited by the Cat in the Hat, who shows them some tricks and games.

Chameleon, Chameleon
Artist/Author/Cast:
Cowley, Joy; Bishop, Nic (Illustrator, Photographer)
Call Number:
J597.956 C8754c 2005
Description:
Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs
Artist/Author/Cast:
Barrett, Judi; Barrett, Ronald L. (Illustrator)
Call Number:
JP Barrett
Description:

The town of Chewandswallow is an ordinary place, but its weather is very extraordinary!

Cork and Fuzz: Finders Keepers
Artist/Author/Cast:
Chaconas, Dori; McCue, Lisa (Illustrator)
Call Number:
JER Chaconas
Description:
Creature Carnival
Artist/Author/Cast:
Singer, Marilyn; Grimly, Gris (Illustrator)
Call Number:
J811.54 S6175c 2004
Description:
A collection of 26 poems that features some of the creepiest, funniest, most bizarre, and fascinating creatures from myth, legend, and popular culture.
Diary of a Worm
Artist/Author/Cast:
Cronin, Doreen; Bliss, Harry (Illustrator)
Call Number:
JP Cronin
Description:
A young worm discovers, day by day, that there are some very good and some not so good things about being a worm in this great big world.
Don't Throw It to Mo!
Artist/Author/Cast:
Adler, David A.; Ricks, Sam (Illustrator)
Call Number:
JER Adler
Description:

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