Saturday, October 30, 2010

Reading List: Second Grade

It can be really hard to find books that are appropriate for your child and on his or her reading level.

So...

Here is a list of books that are on a second grade reading level. We've used all of these and enjoyed them.


September-October
Danny and the Dinosaur
Apple Pie 4th of July
As the Grow Flies
Aunt Eater Loves a Mystery
Bringing Rain to the Kapiti Plain
Cowgirl Kate and Cocoa
Coyote
Farmer Duck
Grandfather Tang's Story
The Grouchy Ladybug by Eric Carle
Where the Wild Things Are by Sendac
Henry and Mudge Take the Big Test by Cynthia Rylant
Henry and Mudge and the Wild Goose Chase by Cynthia Rylant
Henry and Mudge in the Green Time by Cynthia Rylant
Henry and Mudge In the Sparkle Days by Cynthia Rylant
Henry and Mudge Get the Cold Shivers by Cynthia Rylant
Henry and Mudge and the Tumbling Trip by Cynthia Rylant
Henry and Mudge and Annie's Good Move by Cynthia Rylant
Henry and Mudge in the Family Trees by Cynthia Rylant
Henry and Mudge and Annie's Perfect Pet by Cynthia Rylant
Henry and Mudge and the Starry Night by Cynthia Rylant
Henry and Mudge and the Great Grandpas by Cynthia Rylant
Henry and Mudge and the Wild Wind by Cynthia Rylant
Henry and Mudge and Mrs. Hopper's House by Cynthia Rylant
Henry and Mudge and the Careful Cousin by Cynthia Rylant
Henry and Mudge: The First Book  by Cynthia Rylant
Henry and Mudge and the Big Sleepover by Cynthia Rylant
Henry and Mudge and the Forever Sea by Cynthia Rylant
Henry and Mudge and the Tall Tree House by Cynthia Rylant
Henry and Mudge and the Happy Cat by Cynthia Rylant
Henry and Mudge and the Funny Lunch by Cynthia Rylant
Henry and Mudge and the Snowman Plan by Cynthia Rylant
Henry and Mudge and a Very Merry Christmas by Cynthia Rylant
Henry and Mudge and the Sneaky Crackers by Cynthia Rylant
Henry and Mudge in Puddle Trouble by Cynthia Rylant
The Doorbell Rang
Green Eggs and Ham
Little Bear by Else Holmelund Minarik
A Kiss for Little Bear by Else Holmelund Minarik
Little Bear's Friend by Else Holmelund Minarik
Little Bear's Visit by Else Holmelund Minarik
The Little Red Hen
Mr. Putter & Tabby Pour the Tea by Cynthia Rylant
Mr. Putter & Tabby Walk the Dog by Cynthia Rylant
Mr. Putter & Tabby Bake the Cake by Cynthia Rylant
Mr. Putter & Tabby Pick the Pears by Cynthia Rylant
Peter's Chair by Ezra Jack Keats
The Snowy Day by Ezra Jack Keats
Stone Soup
Ten Apples Up on Top
The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle

November-January
Arthur's Honey Bear
Buffalo Bill and the Pony Express
The Day Jimmy's Boa Ate the Wash
A House for Hermit Crab by Eric Carle
Ox-Cart Man
The Relatives Came by Cynthia Rylant
When I was Young in the Mountains by Cynthia Rylant
Wilfred Gordon McDonald Partride
Arthur's Pen Pal
A Baby Sister for Frances
Caps for Sale
Corduroy
Frog and Toad Are Friends
Frog and Toad Together
The Giant Jam Sandwich
Harold and the Purple Crayon
If you Give a Mouse a Cookie
Tales of Amanda Pig
More Tales of Amanda Pig
Tales of Oliver Pig
More Tales of Oliver Pig
Nate the Great
Nate the Great and the Musical Note
Nate the Great and the Fishy Prize
Nate the Great and the Case of the Fleeing Fang
Cam Jansen: The Chocolate Fudge Mystery
Cam Jansen: The Mystery of the Dinosaur Bones
Cam Jansen: The Mystery of the Television Dog
Cam Jansen: The Mystery of the Stolen Diamonds
The Tale of Peter Rabbit
Mr. Grumpy's Outing

February-March
Make Way for Ducklings
Come Back, Amelia Bedelia
Gregory, the Terrible Eater
Good Work, Amelia Bedelia
The Little House
Tikki Tikki Tembo
The Tiny Seed by Eric Carle
Whistle for Willie by Ezra Jack Keats
Play Ball Amelia Bedelia
Frederick by Leo Lioni
Chrysanthemum by Kevin Henkes

April-May
A Chair for My Mother
Coudy with a Chance of Meatballs
Blueberries for Sal
The Keeping Quilt by Patricia Polocco
Mapping Penny's by World Loreen Leedy
Measuring Penny by Loreen Leedy
Miss Rumphius
The Old Woman Who Named Things 
Magic Tree House: Dinosaurs Before Dark by Mary Pope Osborne
Magic Tree House: The Knight at Dawn by Mary Pope Osborne
Magic Tree House: Mummies in the Morning by Mary Pope Osborne
Magic Tree House: Pirates Past Noon by Mary Pope Osborne
Magic Tree House: Night of the Ninjas by Mary Pope Osborne
Magic Tree House: Afternoon on the Amazon by Mary Pope Osborne
Magic Tree House: Midnight on the Moon by Mary Pope Osborne
Magic Tree House: dolphins at Daybreak by Mary Pope Osborne
Magic Tree House: Ghost Town at Sundown by Mary Pope Osborne
Magic Tree House: Lions at Lunchtime by Mary Pope Osborne
Magic Tree House: Polar Bears Past Bedtime by Mary Pope Osborne
Magic Tree House: Vacation Under the Volcano by Mary Pope Osborne
Magic Tree House: Day of the Dragon-King by Mary Pope Osborne
Magic Tree House: Viking Ships at Sunrise by Mary Pope Osborne
Magic Tree House: Hour of the Olympics by Mary Pope Osborne
Magic Tree House: Tonight on the Titanic by Mary Pope Osborne
Magic Tree House:  Buffalo Before Breakfast by Mary Pope Osborne
Magic Tree House: Tigers at Twilight by Mary Pope Osborne
Magic Tree House: Dingoes at Dinnertime by Mary Pope Osborne
Magic Tree House: Civil War on Sunday by Mary Pope Osborne
Magic Tree House: Revolutionary War on Wednesday by Mary Pope Osborne
Magic Tree House: Twister on Tuesday by Mary Pope Osborne
Magic Tree House: Earthquake in the Early Morning by Mary Pope Osborne
Magic Tree House: Stage Fright on a Summer Night by Mary Pope Osborne
Magic Tree House: Good Morning, Gorillas by Mary Pope Osborne
Magic Tree House: Thanksgiving on Thursday by Mary Pope Osborne
Magic Tree House: High Tide in Hawaii by Mary Pope Osborne
Flat Stanley


As always, you should read any books you give your children first to decide if they are right for your family. Hopefully, our list should make it easier to narrow them down.

Wishing you homeschool blessings,


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1 comment:

Our Homeschool Fun said...

Stopping by from the HHH. Thank you so much for sharing ALL of these book titles!! We have read lots of these over the years, but lots are new to me too!!

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