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Serving Preschool 3 year olds - 8th Grade in Fort Worth, Texas  

Suggested Summer Reading 2018

2nd Grade

Students should read at least one book from each of the categories.

Great Series

Adler, David A.  Young Cam Jansen
Barkley, Callie.  Critter Club
Barrows, Annie.  Ivy + Bean
Benton, Jim.  Frannie K. Stein
Birney, Betty.  Humphrey’s Tiny Tales
Lobel, Arnold.  Frog and Toad
McDonald, Megan.  Stink
O’Connor, Jane.  Nancy Clancy
Osborne, Mary Pope.  Magic Tree House
Park, Barbara.  Junie B. Jones
Peschke, M.  Kylie Jean
Pilkey, Dav.  Ricky Ricotta’s Mighty Robot
Roy, Ron.  A to Z Mysteries
Rylant, Cynthia.  Henry and Mudge
Sharmat, Marjorie Weinman.  Nate the Great
Various Authors.  Flat Stanley
Various Authors.  The Magic School Bus Rides Again
The Branches series published by Scholastic



Crews, Nina.  The Neighborhood Mother Goose
Fogliano, Julie.  When Green Becomes Tomatoes
Katz, Bobbi.  Pocket Poems
Prelutsky, Jack.  A Pizza the Size of the Sun
Silverstein, Shel.  A Light in the Attic
Thomas, Tig.  Mr. Toad and Other Poems
The Bill Martin Jr. Big Book of Poetry

Favorite Authors

Tomie dePaola
Kevin Henkes
Eric Carle
Steven Kellogg
Patricia Polacco
Doreen Cronin
Marc Brown
Susan Stevens Crummel




Arnold, Tedd.  Fly Guy Presents series
Jenkins, Martin.  Fabulous Frogs
Meisel, Paul.  My Awesome Summer by P. Mantis
Stewart, Melissa.  A Place For Bats
Pebble Books.  First Biographies series
National Geographic Leveled Readers
Gail Gibbons
Diana Aston
True Books


Cannon, Janell.  Stellaluna
De la Pena, The Last Stop on Market Street
Elya, Susan Middleton.  La Princesa and the Pea
Gall, Chris.  Nanobots
Hale, Shannon.  The Princess in Black
Rosenthal, Amy Krouse.  Exclamation Mark
Say, Allen.  Grandfather’s Journey
Silverstein, Shel.  The Giving Tree
Woodson, Jacqueline.  Each Kindness

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