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2013 Summer Reading List: Grade 2

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By Matt Tavares

During a rainy Minneapolis Millers baseball game in 1903, Little Andy Oyler has the chance to become a hero by hitting the shortest and muddiest home run in history.


The Best Story
By Eileen Spinelli

When a contest at the local library offers a prize for the best story, a girl tries to write one using her family's suggestions, but her story does not seem right until she listens to her heart.


Too Many Toys
By David Shannon

After he finally concedes that he has far too many toys, Spencer agrees to give many of them away; but he realizes that there is one special toy that he absolutely cannot part with.

Pale Male: Citizen Hawk of New York City
By Janet Schulman

Recounts the true story of Pale Male, a red-tailed hawk living in New York City who becomes one of the city's most-watched celebrities. Bird watchers, tourists and residents admire the bird and his nest, which is built on a Fifth Avenue apartment building.

Chicken Dance
By Tammi Sauer

Marge and Lola set out to get tickets to the Elvis Poultry concert by winning a farmyard talent contest. What transpires is hilarious!


The Dot
By Peter Reynolds

"Just make a mark and see where it takes you." This sage advice, offered by her teacher, sets the young heroine on a journey of self-expression, artistic experimentation and success.

Mrs. Harkness and the Panda
By Alicia Potter

In 1936 Ruth Harkness completes her husband’s difficult mission to bring the first live panda back to the United States.

The Lion’s Share
By Matthew McElligott

Ant is honored to receive an invitation to lion's annual dinner party, but she is shocked when the other guests behave rudely and then accuse her of thinking only of herself.


This list was compiled from sources including The Houston Area Independent Schools Library Network and The Parkway (MO) Summer Reading List Committee.

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