Summer Reading 2nd/3rd Grades

Required Readings: 2nd grade
Sojourner Truth's Step-Stomp Stride *
John Henry *
Henry's Freedom Box: A True Story from the Underground Railroad

Other Readings: For fun/entertainment
Nothing but Trouble: The Story of Althea Gibson
Goin' Someplace Special
Pippi Longstocking *
Swamp Angel *
Moxy Maxwell Does Not Love Stuart Little
Snoring Beauty
Just Grace
The Chicken-Chasing Queen of Lamar County
Nothing but Trouble: The Story of Althea Gibson

Informational Text: Science
What Happens to a Hamburger, by Paul Showers (1985)
Under Your Skin: Your Amazing, Body by Mick Manning (2007)
Me and My Amazing Body by, Joan Sweeney (1999)
The Human Body by Gallimard, Jeunesse (2007)
Human Body by Fiona Chandler, (2004)
Taking care of your body: Germs, diseases, and preventing illness
Germs Make Me Sick by Marilyn Berger (1995)
3rd grade Required Readings
The Magificant's Elephant by Kate Dicamillo
One Crazy Summer by Rita Williams Garcia
The Adventure's of Sir Lancelot the Great by Gerrald Morris

Other Readings: For fun/enjoyment
The Night Fairy *
Yummy: Eight Favorite Fairy Tales *
Snoring Beauty
My Father's Dragon
Jack and the Beanstalk
Little Red Riding Hood

Informational Text: Science Recommended:
What Happens to a Hamburger, by Paul Showers (1985)
Under Your Skin: Your Amazing, Body by Mick Manning (2007)
Me and My Amazing Body byJoan Sweeney (1999)
The Human Body by Gallimard, Jeunesse (2007)
Human Body by Fiona Chandler(2004)
Taking care of your body: Germs, diseases, and preventing illness
Germs Make Me Sick by MarilynBerger (1995)