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2014 Summer Reading List: Grade 2

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Ivy + Bean
By Annie Barrows

Ivy and Bean meet with no intentions of becoming friends, but when Bean plays a mean trick on her sister, Ivy wants to help, and she becomes less boring than Bean expected. 


Princess K.I.M. and the Lie That Grew
By Maryann Cocca-Leffler

Kim attempts to impress her new classmates by telling them she is a princess. She gets herself into trouble when her classmates want to meet her grandmother, the Queen. 


By Gail Gibbons

Children can learn about ladybugs' physical characteristics, diet, lifecycle and more. 

My Uncle Martin's Words for America
By Angela Farris Watkins

Martin Luther King Jr.'s niece shares her uncle's words, phrases to describe his contribution and importance during the Civil Rights Movement. 

Noah Webster & His Words
By Jeri Chase Ferris

Learn about the life of Noah Webster and his contributions to American education, such as Webster's Dictionary of the American Language

Rabbit & Robot: The Sleepover
By Cece Bell

Rabbit has a lot planned for his sleepover with his best friend, Robot. Robot, however, comes with his own plans as well. Rabbit learns how to compromise, and ends up having a fun night with Robot. 

A Picture Book of Sam Houston 
By David A. Adler

Learn about the life and accomplishments of Texas Politician Sam Houston through this picture book. 

Sylvester and the Magic Pebble
By William Steig

Sylvester the donkey asks his magic pebble to turn him into a rock, but cannot hold the pebble when he wishes to turn himself back to normal!


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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