Our Librarian recommends the following books and authors for readers in grade 2:

Title
Author
Cam Jansen series
David Adler
Harry’s Helicopter
Joan Anderson
Aussie Nibbles series
Various authors
Zoom and Re-Zoom
Istvan Bangai
Berlioz the Bear
Jan Brett
Gorilla
Anthony Browne
Annabel the Actress series
Ellen Conford
Stellaluna
Janell Conrad
The Tub People
Pam Conrad
Diary of a Worm
Doreen Cronin
Horrible Harry
Suzy Kline
Junie B. Jones
Barbara Park
Puss in Boots
Charles Perrault
Rechenka’s Eggs
Patricia Polacco
A Bad Case of Stripes
David Shannon
Tough Cookie
David Wisniewski
Sweet Dream Pie
Audrey Wood
Jumanji
Chris Van Allsburg
Things That Sometimes Happen
Avi
First to Fly
Peter Busby
Ramona Quimby, Age 8
Beverly Cleary
Matilda
Roald Dahl
Buddha
Susan Roth
Young Lancelot
Robert D. San Souci
Mufaro’s Beautiful Daughter: An Africa Tale
retold by John Steptoe
Rachel Field’s Hitty, Her First Hundred Years
Rosemary Wells
Charlotte’s Web
E.B. White
The Three Pigs
David Wiesner
Little House in the Big Woods
Laura Ingalls Wilder
All Those Secrets of the World
Jane Yolen
Dragonsong: A Fable for the New Millennium
Russell Young
Recommended Authors:

David Adler
Harry Allard
Deborah and Sal Barracca
Ludwig Bemelmens
Anthony Browne
Eve Bunting
John Burningham
Nancy Carlson
Diane deGroat
Tomie DePaola
Kevin Henkes
Johanna Hurwitz
Steven Kellogg
Suzy Kline
Margaret Mahy
Edward Marshall
Emily Arnold McCully
Susie Morgenstern
Peggy Parrish
Dav Pilkey
Patricia Polacco
Cynthia Rylant
Dr. Seuss
Marjorie Weinman Sharmat
William Steig
James Stevenson