2nd Grade's Summer Reading List

  • Second Grade Suggested Reading List

    These are only suggestions. The students may read anything they like as long as they read and enjoy what they are reading. Continue to read aloud to your children as well.

    Any books by Shel Silverstein, Jack Prelutsky or Ken Nesbitt



    AIRY FAIRY series by Margaret Ryan

    AMBER BROWN - by Paula Danzinger

    AMELIA BEDELIA by Peggy Parish and Herman Parish

    ANDREW LOST by J. C. Greenburg

    ARTHUR by Marc Brown

    BAILEY SCHOOL KIDS - by Debbie Dadey

    BENNY AND WATCH by Gertrude Chandler Warner

    BOXCAR MYSTERIES by Gertrude Chandler Warner

    CURIOUS GEORGE by H. A. and Margaret Rey


    ELOISE by Kay Thompson; illustrated by Hilary Knight


    HORRIBLE HARRY Books - by Suzy Kline

    HENRY AND MUDGE by Cynthia Rylant

    JUDY MOODY  and STINK by Megan McDonald, illustrated by Peter Reynolds

    JIGSAW JONES by James Prellar

    JUNIE B. JONES by Barbara Park

    LITTLE HOUSE BOOKS by Laura Ingalls Wilder

    MAGIC TREE HOUSE by Mary Pope Osborne

    MARVIN REDPOST books by Louis Sachar


    MERCY WATSON books by Kate DiCamillo

    NATE THE GREAT by Marjorie Sharmat, illustrated by Marc Simont


    PINKY AND REX by James Howe

    READY FREDDY series by Klein

    SONG LEE by Suzy Kline

    A-Z Mysteries
    By Ron Roy

    Capitol Mysteries
    By Ron Roy

    Calendar Club Mysteries
    by Ron Roy

    Young Cam Jansen Series
    by David A. Adler

    Cam Jansen Series  by David Adler

    Kids of the Polk Street School
    by Patricia Reilly Giff 
    New Kids at the Polk Street School
    by Patricia Reilly Giff     

    Secrets of Droon series
    by Tony Abbott

    The Teacher from the Black Lagoon series
    by Mike Thaler
    Puffin Easy-to-Read, Level 2  - Level 3

    Step-Into-Reading, Step 3

    Nonfiction Series:

    Let's-Read-and-Find-Out Science 1

    Dorling Kindersley Readers

    All Aboard Reading Level 2 – Level 3

    I Can Read Book 2 Series

    NBA Readers –by Scholastic

    Scholastic First Biographies: Let's Read About..Series   ex. Martin Luther King, Jr