Mrs. Archer’s 2012 Recommended Summer Reading List
(This list is a combination of books that fall under incoming and outgoing 2nd Grade Reading Levels and 2nd Grade Interests.)
Fiction – Chapter Books
Adler, David A. Any book in the Cam Jansen series.
Cronin, Doreen The Trouble With Chickens
Danziger, Paula Amber Brown series
Erickson, Jon The Hank The Cow Dog series
Gifford, Peggy Moxy Maxwell Does Not Love Stuart Little
Grindley, Sally Dear Max
Kline, Suzy Horrible Harry series
Lowry, Lois The Gooney Bird Greene series
McDonald, Megan Judy Moody series.
McMullan, Kate Dragonslayer’s Academy series.
Osborne, Mary Pope The Magic Tree House series including the research companion guides.
Pennypacker, Sara The Clementine Series
Roy, Ron A to Z Mysteries
Cronin, Doreen Diary of a Worm
DiCamillo, Kate The Mercy Watson series
Lester, Helen Any book in the Tacky the Penguin series
McCloskey, Robert Blueberries for Sal
Make Way For Ducklings
O’Connor, Jane Any of the Fancy Nancy books
Thomson, Bill Chalk
Inches, Alison The Adventures of a Plastic Bottle: A Story About Recycling
Ruurs, Margriet My Librarian is a Camel: How Books Are Brought to Children Around the World
Pebble Books is a series of non-fiction books on a variety of topics: animals, holidays, birds, and plants to name a few. They provide true facts and information in a format that easy for young readers to locate and understand.
Rookie Reader Biographies are an excellent way to introduce children to famous people.