Reading is Fun!!

2nd grade Summer Reading Suggestions Berkeley School Libraries, 2013
Beginning with chapter books (level L-M)
Pinky & Rex series, by James Howe Stink series, by Megan McDonald Magic Tree House series, by Mary Pope Osborne Andy Shane series, by Jennifer Jacobson Horrible Harry series, by Suzy Kline Roscoe Riley Rules series, by Katherine Applegate Cam Jansen series, by David Adler Minnie and Moo series, by Denys Cazet Commander Toad series, by Jane Yolen Frankly, Frannie series, by AJ Stern Ivy and Bean series, by Annie Barrows Ready Freddy series, by Abby Klein Flat Stanley series, by Jeff Brown The Littles, by John Peterson

Graphic Novel Series we Love!
Lunch Lady, by Jarrett Krosoczka Stone Rabbit, by Erik Craddock Fashion Kitty, by Charise Mericle Harper Babymouse, by Jennifer Holm Flying Beaver Brothers, by Maxwell Eaton Squish, by Jennifer Holm Knights of the Lunchtable, by Frank Cammuso Daniel Boom AKA Loud Boy! by David Steinberg

Visit your local library this summer! South Branch is now open!!

Having Fun with Chapter Books (level N – P)
Franny K. Stein series, by Jim Benton Dyamonde Daniels series, by Nikki Grimes Mallory series, by Laurie Friedman Geronimo Stilton series, by Geronimo Stilton Catwings series, by Ursula LeGuin Clementine series, by Sara Pennypacker A to Z Mysteries, by Ron Roy Calendar Mysteries, by Ron Roy My Name is Maria Isabel, by Alma Flor Ada Horrid Henry series, by Francesca Simon Dragonbreath series, by Ursula Vernon Keena Ford series, by Melissa Thomson Toys Go Out, by Emily Jenkins

Picture books full of imagination Fascinating NonFiction
Meet the Dogs of Bedlam Place, by Jon Katz Actual Size, by Steve Jenkins Biggest, Strongest, Fastest, by Steve Jenkins A Nation’s Hope: The story of boxing legend Joe Louis, by Matt de la Peña Step Gently Out, by Helen Frost Spiders, by Nic Bishop Jumanji, by Chris Van Allsburg Amazing Bone, by William Steig Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs, by Judi Barrett Chloe and the Lion, by Mac Barnett Dear Mrs. LaRue, by Mark Teague I Want My Hat Back, by Jon Klassen Chicken Sunday, by Patricia Polacco Benny: an adventure story, by Bob Graham Lilly’s Purple Plastic Purse, by Kevin Henkes

Check out Ms. Scheuer’s blog for parents Great Kid Books (http:// greatkidbooks.blogspot.com)

Developed by Mary Ann Scheuer Emerson School Librarian, 2013