Grades 2 - 3 Recommended Reading List


J BAU The Secret of the Painted House
by Marin Dane Bauer

J BRO Freddy the Detective
by Walter Brooks

J BRU Bad Kitty Gets a Bath
by Nick Bruel

J CLE The Mouse and the Motorcycle
by Beverly Cleary

J COV The Mischief Monster
by Bruce Coville

J COX Puppy Power
by Judy Cox

J DAH The Enormous Crocodile
by Roald Dahl

J DAL The Courage of Sarah Noble
by Alice Dalgliesh

P FUN The Princess Knight
by Cornelia Funke

J GAN My Father’s Dragon
by Ruth Stiles Gannett

J GIF Moxy Maxwell Does Not Love Stuart Little
by Peggy Elizabeth Gifford

P GRE Traction Man is Here!
by Mini Grey

J HUR Mostly Monty
By Johanna Hurwitz

P KEL The Scrambled States of America
by Laurie Keller

J KIN George Speaks
by Dick King-Smith

J LOO Ruby Lu, Empress of Everything
by Lenore Look

J MIL 7 X 9 =Trouble
by Claudia Mills

J NIX One Beastly Beast
by Garth Nix

J PIN Fat Men From Space
by Daniel Pinkwater

P POL The Graves Family
by Patricia Polacco

P SCI Baloney, Henry P
by John Scieszka

P SIE The Secret Science Project That Almost Ate the School
by Judy Sierra

J SPE Maybelle in the Soup
by Katie Speck


JB ALDRIN Reaching for the Moon
by Buzz Aldrin

JB EINSTEIN Odd Boy Out: Young Albert Einstein
by Don Brown

JB HAWKINS The Dinosaurs of Waterhouse Hawkins
by Barbara Kerley

JB LINCOLN Stand Tall, Abe Lincoln
by Judith St. George


J 567.9 BER Jurassic Poop
by Jacob Berowitz

J 599.4 MAR Little Lost Bat
by Sandra Markle

J 793.8 ELD The Most Excellent Book of How to be a Magician
by Peter Eldin

E 910.45 ADK What if You Met a Pirate?
by Jan Adkins

E 973.41 JUR George Did It
by Suzanne Jurmain


J ADL Cam Jansen
by David Adler

J BAR Ivy and Bean
by Annie Barrows

J DAD The Bailey School Kids
by Debbie Dadey and Marcia Thornton Jones

J DIC Mercy Watson
by Kate DiCamillo

J GUT My Weird School
by Dan Gutman

J KLI Horrible Harry
by Suzy Kline

J OSB Magic Tree House
by Mary Pope Osborne

J PAR Junie B. Jones
by Barbra Park

J PEN Clementine
by Sara Pennypacker

J ROY A to Z Mysteries
by Ron Roy

J SCI Time Warp Trio
by John Scieszka

J STI Geronimo Stilton
by Geronimo Stilton

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