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2nd Grade Reading Recommendations

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Book Recommendations for Second Graders

Adler, David. A. Get a Hit, Mo! c2016. Mo Jackson is excited for his first baseball game until Coach Marie tells him he is batting last and playing right field again. RDR ADLER, D.
Bell, Cece. Rabbit & Robot and Ribbit. c2016. Can Ribbit and Rabbit find a way to work together to revive Robot when his Emotion Decoder overheats and leaves him out of commission?JUV FIC BELL, C.
Broach, Elise. The Miniature World of Marvin & James. c2014. When his best friend, a boy named James, goes on vacation, Marvin the beetle worries that their friendship may end. JUV FIC BROACH, E.
Burks, James R. Bird & Squirrel on the Edge. c2015. Bird gets a knock on the noggin that results in amnesia, leaving Squirrel to set aside his fears and get them both home in one piece. GRAPHIC BIRD.
DiCamillo, Kate. Mercy Watson to the Rescue. C2005. After Mercy the pig snuggles to sleep with the Watsons, all 3 awaken with the bed teetering on the edge of a big hole in the floor. RDR DICAMILLO.K.
Elliot, Rebecca. Eva’s Treetop Festival. c2015. Eva discovers it’s a lot of work to plan and run a school festival and that it’s okay to ask friends for help. JUV FIC ELLIOT, R.
Green, John. Hippopotamister. c2016. The zoo isn’t what it used to be so Hippo and his friend Red Panda set off for the outside world. GRAPHIC HIPPOPOTAMISTER
Gutman, Dan. Talent Show Mix-up. c2016. A.J. has trouble coming up with a talent to put on display in his class’s upcoming talent show. RDR GUTMAN, D.
Holm, Jennifer L. Squish. c2011. Squish, a meek amoeba who loves the comic book hero, Super Amoeba, tries to emulate him when his best friend is threatened by a bully. GRAPHIC SQUISH.
Houran, Lori Haskins. Flat Stanley and the Lost Treasure. c2016. Flat Stanley and Arthur go on a snorkeling trip and make a dazzling discovery. RDR HOURAN, L.
Koontz, Robin Michal. The Case of the Missing Goldfish. c2010.  When Mrs. Bumblebear discovers her son’s goldfish is missing, she calls Furlock and Muttson to the scene to solve the case. RDR KOONTZ, R.
Landry, Leo. Grin and Bear It. c2011. Will stage fright prevent a very funny bear from being a stand-up comedian? JUV FIC LANDRY, L.
Lobel, Arnold. Frog and Toad Together. c1971. Five adventures of two best friends. RDR LOBEL, A.
McDonald, Megan. Stink: The Incredible Shrinking Kid. c2005. The shortest kid in the 2nd grade, James Moody, also known as Stink, learns all about the shortest President of the United States, James Madison. JUV FIC MCDONALD, M.
McMullan, Kate. Fluffy Plants a Jelly Bean. c2003. After Fluffy the guinea pig buries a jelly bean in the  yard, he dreams he is Fluffy Jack in a story about a jelly bean stalk and a giant. RDR MCMULLAN, K.
Osborne, Mary Pope. Dinosaurs Before Dark. c1992. 8-year-old Jack and his younger sister Annie find a magic treehouse, which whisks them back to an ancient time zone where they see live dinosaurs. JUV FIC OSBORNE, M.
Virjan, Emma J. What This Story Needs is a Hush and a Shush. c2016. All Pig wants to do is sleep but the farm animals are keeping her awake. RDR VIRJAN, E.