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Chapter books perfect for kids at a 2nd grade reading level.

Dory Fantasmagory

Abby Hanlon - Dial Books
Format: Book

Move over, Junie B. Jones and Ivy & Bean! Here comes a lovably energetic little sister with a BIG personality - and an imagination to match! As the youngest in her family, Dory really wants attention, and more than anything she wants her brother and sister to play with her. But she's...

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Mercy Watson to the Rescue

Kate DiCamillo - Candlewick Press
Pages: 68
Format: Book

To Mr. and Mrs. Watson, Mercy is not just a pig - she's a porcine wonder. And to the good-natured Mercy, the Watsons are an excellent source of buttered toast, not to mention that buttery-toasty feeling she gets when she snuggles into bed with them. This is not, however, so good...

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Winter According to Humphrey

Betty G Birney - G.P. Putnam's Sons
Pages: 160
Format: Book

A hamsterific celebration of the best time of the year Room 26 is abuzz. The students are making costumes and practicing their special songs for the Winter Wonderland program and Humphrey is fascinated by all the ways his classmates celebrate the holidays (especially the yummy food)...

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Me and the Sky: Captain Beverley Bass, Pioneering Pilot

Beverley Bass - Knopf Books for Young Readers
Pages: 40
Format: Book

The groundbreaking female pilot featured in the hit Broadway musical Come from Away tells her story in this high-flying and inspiring picture-book autobiography! When Beverley Bass was a young girl in the late 1950s, she told her parents she wanted to fly planes--and they told her that...

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Mr. Putter & Tabby Dance the Dance

Cynthia Rylant - Harcourt Children's Books
Pages: 40
Format: Book

Mr. Putter knows what he likes, and dancing is not on the list. But his neighbor Mrs. Teaberry has been watching ballroom dancing on TV! She talks the reluctant Mr. Putter into coming along for an evening at the Crystal Ballroom, along with fine cat Tabby and good dog Zeke,...

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Lydia the Reading Fairy

Daisy Meadows - Scholastic (Us)
Pages: 80
Format: Book

It's time for Jack Frost to learn his lesson! Best friends Kirsty Tate and Rachel Walker usually only get to spend vacations and holidays with each other. But for a special week, they'll both be going to the same school! It's a good thing the two friends are together. Jack...

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Charlotte's Web

E. B. White - Harper & Brothers; 1st edition
Format: Book

This beloved book by E. B. White, author of Stuart Little and The Trumpet of the Swan, is a classic of children's literature that is "just about perfect."Some Pig. Humble. Radiant. These are the words in Charlotte's Web, high up in Zuckerman's barn. Charlotte's...

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Flat Stanley His Original Adventure

Jeff Brown - Scholastic
Pages: 57
Format: Book

When Stanley Lambchop wakes up one morning, his brother, Arthur, is yelling. A bulletin board fell on Stanley during the night, and now he is only half an inch thick! Amazing things begin happening to him. Stanley gets rolled up, mailed, and flown like a kite. He even gets to help catch...

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Rise of the earth dragon

Tracey West - Scholastic Inc.
Format: Paperback

Eight-year-old Drake is snatched up by the King's soldiers and taken to the castle where he is told by the wizard Griffith that he has been chosen to be a Dragon Master like Ana, Rori, and Bo--and his first task will be to discover whether his dragon, Worm, has any special powers.

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Junie B. Jones and the Stupid Smelly Bus

Barbara Park - Random House Books for Young Readers
Pages: 69
Format: Library Binding

Meet the World's Funniest Kindergartner - Junie B. Jones!

Remember when it was scary to go to school? With over 50 million books in print, Barbara Park's New York Times bestselling chapter book series, Junie B. Jones, is a classroom favorite and has been keeping kids laughing...
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Mouse Scouts

Sarah Dillard - Alfred A. Knopf
Pages: 110
Format: Paperback

For fans of Ivy and Bean and Junie B. Jones comes a brand-new chapter book series: Mouse Scouts!

Meet Violet, Tigerlily, Hyacinth, Petunia, Junebug, and Cricket, six new Mouse Scouts who are trustworthy and strong, thrifty and brave . . . and destined to be friends to the end!...
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Dinosaurs Before Dark

Mary Pope Osborne - Random House
Pages: 68
Format: Paperback

Jack and Annie's very first fantasy adventure in the bestselling middle-grade series - the Magic Tree House!
Where did the tree house come from?
Before Jack and Annie can find out, the mysterious tree house whisks them to the prehistoric past. Now they have to figure...

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Freckle Juice

Judy Blume - Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
Format: Hardcover

More than anything in the world, Andrew wants freckles. His classmate Nicky has freckles -- they cover his face, his ears, and the whole back of his neck. (Once sitting behind him in class, Andrew counted eighty-six of them, and that was just a start!One day after school, Andrew screws...
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Cam Jansen and the Ghostly Mystery

David A. Adler
Format: Book

Are you afraid of ghosts? - Cam and Eric are on line to buy tickets to see their favorite band when a person dressed as a ghost starts scaring people. Then someone else in line realizes that she's been robbed. Is there a connection? Leave it to Cam to find out.

 

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