Chelmsford Public Library's
Books for Second Graders

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Adventure | Animals | Biographies | Fantasy | Folk & Fairytales | Ghost & Scary Stories | Graphic, Comic and Wordless Books |
Historical Fiction | Humor | Mystery | Nonfiction | Poetry | School, Friends & Family | Space & Science Fiction | Sports



Buffalo Bill and the Pony Express by Eleanor Coerr

Journey Around Boston A-Z by Martha Day Zschock

Dodsworth in New York by Tim Egan

Cliffhanger by Jean Craighead George

Traction Man Meets Turbodog by Mini Grey

Lo-Jack and the Pirates by William Hooks

The Secret Shortcut by Mark Teague

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Spiders by Nic Bishop

Daisy Comes Home by Jan Brett

Little Horse by Betsy Byars

Verdi by Janell Cannon

Welcome to the Bed & Biscuit by Joan Carris

Georgie Lee by Sharon Denslow

The Trouble with Cats by Martha Freeman

Runaway Radish by Jessie Haas

Emmaline and the Bunny by Katherine Hannigan

The Animal Rescue Club by John Himmelman

Actual Size by Steve Jenkins

What Do You Do with a Tail Like This by Steve Jenkins

The Library Mouse by Daniel Kirk

Andrew Wants a Dog by Steven Kroll

Harley by Star Livingstone

Tippy Lemmey by Patricia McKissack

Pigs Aplenty, Pigs Galore! by David McPhail

Three Stories You Can Read to Your Cat by Sara Swan Miller

Winnie-the-Pooh by A.A. Milne

Down Girl and Sit: Smarter Than Squirrels by Lucy Nolan

The Outside Dog by Charlotte Pomerantz

Freddy to the Rescue by Dietlof Reiche

Hardworking Puppies by Lynn Reiser

Aggie and Ben: Three Stories by Lori Ries

The Next-Door Dogs by Colby Rodowsky

Chipmunk Song by Joanne Ryder

Henry and Mudge and the Happy Cat by Cynthia Rylant (series)

Mr. Putter and Tabby Walk the Dog by Cynthia Rylant (series)

Wild About Books by Judy Sierra

Belling the Tiger by Mary Stolz

Mama: a true story by Jeanette Winter

Bob and Shirley: A Tale of Two Lobsters by Harriet Ziefert

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A Picture Book of Anne Frank by David Adler

The King's Day: Louis XIV of France by Aliki

The Heroine of the Titanic by Joan Blos (Molly Brown)

Sadako by Eleanor Coerr (Sadako Sasaki)

26 Fairmount Avenue by Tomie DePaola (autobiography)

Teammates by Peter Golenbock (Jackie Robinson and Pee Wee Reese)

The Pirate Queen by Emily McCully (Grace O'Malley)

Kate Shelley: Bound for Legend by Robert San Souci

Little Sure Shot: The Story of Annie Oakley by Stephanie Spinner

The Last Princess by Fay Stanley (Princess Kaiulani of Hawaii)

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Keeper of Soles by Teresa Bateman

20,000 Baseball Cards Under the Sea by Jon Buller

The Magic School Bus Inside the Earth by Joanna Cole (Magic School Bus series)

Almost Goodbye by Helen Cresswell

The Silver Thread by Kathleen Duey

Emily and the Enchanted Frog by Helen Griffith

It Came from Beneath the Bed! by James Howe

Mixed-Up Journey to Magic Mountain by Kemal Kurt

Pippi's Extraordinary Ordinary Day by Astrid Lindgren

Zena and the Witch Circus by Alice Low

Lulu's Hat by Susan Meddaugh

Dinosaurs before Dark by Mary Pope Osborne (Magic Tree House series)

The Ink Drinker by Eric Sanvoisin

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Folk & Fairytales


Why Mosquitoes Buzz in People's Ears by Verna Aardema

How Raven Brought Light to People by Ann Dixon

Abe Lincoln Crosses a Creek: a tall, thin tale... by Deborah Hopkinson

Cinder Edna by Ellen Jackson

Anansi and the Moss-Covered Rock by Eric Kimmel

John Henry by Julius Lester

Storm Boy by Paul Lewis

The Frog Prince by Edith Tarcov

Lon Po Po by Ed Young

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Ghost & Scary Stories

Billy the Ghost and Me by Gery Greer

The Bookstore Ghost by Barbara Maitland

In a Dark, Dark Room and Other Scary Stories by Alvin Schwartz

The Ghost Witch by Betty Ren Wright

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Graphic, Comic or Wordless Books

The Black Book of Colors by Menena Cottin

Babymouse: Monster Mash (series) by Jennifer L. Holm

The Red Book by Barbara Lehman

Alia's Mission: Saving the Books of Iraq by Mark Alan Stamaty

Billy Tartle in Say Cheese by Michael Townsend

Flotsam by David Wiesner (and others by this author)

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Historical Fiction

Abigail Takes the Wheel by Avi

Cheyenne Again by Eve Bunting

The Golly Sisters go West by Betsy Byars

Chang's Paper Pony by Eleanor Coerr

Molly's Pilgrim by Barbara Cohen

Now Let Me Fly by Dolores Johnson

The Battle for St. Michaels by Emily McCully

Baseball Saved Us by Ken Mochizuki

Beethoven Lives Upstairs by Barbara Nichol

John, Paul, George and Ben by Lane Smith

Wingwalker by Rosemary Wells

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Hooray for Fly Guy (series) by Tedd Arnold

Diary of a Worm by Doreen Cronin

The Enormous Crocodile by Roald Dahl

Sam and the Tigers by Julius Lester

Winnie-the-Pooh and Some Bees by A.A. Milne

Bad to the Bone (Down Girl and Sit series) by Lucy A. Nolan

Amelia Bedelia by Peggy Parish

Junie B. Jone and the Stupid Smelly Bus by Barbara Park (series)

Leroy Potts Meets the McCrooks by Vivian Sathre

Oh Say Can You Say? by Dr. Seuss

Alice the Fairy by David Shannon

The Gym Teacher from the Black Lagoon by Mike Thaler (series)

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Cam Jansen and the Mystery at the Haunted House by David Adler (series)

Young Cam Jansen and the Missing Cookie by David Adler (series)

The Eleventh Hour: a Curious Mystery by Graeme Base

Flatfoot Fox and the Case of the Missing Schoolhouse by Eth Clifford (series)

Meg MacKintosh and the Case of the Missing Babe Ruth Baseball by Lucinda Landon (series)

The Schoolyard Mystery by Elizabeth Levy

Eagle-eye Ernie Comes to Town by Susan Pearson

The Case of the Missing Monkey by Cynthia Rylant (high rise private eyes series)

Nate the Great and the Big Sniff by Marjorie Sharmat (series)

The Case of the Graveyard Ghost, and other Super Scientific Cases by Michele Torrey

Piggins by Jane Yolen

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A Seed is Sleepy by Dianna Hutts Aston (J/581.467/Asto)

Teammates by Peter Golenbock (J/796.357/Gol)

Kate Shelley and the Midnight Express by Margaret Wetterrer

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Wabi Sabi by Mark Reibstein, illustrations by Ed Young

Red Sings from Treetops: a year in colors by Joyce Sidman

Mirror, Mirror by Marilyn Singer

School, Friends & Family

Miss Nelson is Missing by Harry Allard

Ivy & Bean by Ann Barrows

Ava Tree and the Wishes Three by Jeanne Betancourt

Arthur's Teacher Trouble by Marc Brown (series)

My Brother, Ant by Betsy Byars

The Best Cat Suit of All by Sylvia Cassedy

Muggie Maggie by Beverly Cleary

Ramona the Pest by Beverly Cleary (series)

The Meanest Thing to Say by Bill Cosby (Little Bill series)

Mrs. Jeepers in Outer Space by Debbie Dadey (series)

What a Trip, Amber Brown by Paula Danziger (series)

You Can Do It! by Tony Dungy

You're a Good Sport, Miss Malarkey by Judy Finchler (series)

Rotten Ralph Helps Out by Jack Gantos (series)

The Best Worst Day by Bonnie B. Graves

Iris and Walter by Elissa Guest

The Girl with 500 Middle Names by Margaret Haddix

Mr. George Baker by Amy Hest

Pinky and Rex and the Spelling Bee by James Howe (series)

Russell and Elisa by Johanna Hurwitz

Horrible Harry and the Locked Closet by Suzy Kline (series)

Annabelle's Un-Birthday by Steven Kroll

Flower Power by Nancy Krulik (series)

Ruby Lu, Brave and True by Lenore Look

Gooney Bird Greene by Lois Lowry (series)

Beezy by Megan McDonald

Mrs. Watson Wants Your Teeth by Alison McGhee

Moses Goes to a Concert by Isaac Millman

Junie B.Jones and the Stupid Smelly Bus by Barbara Park (series)

Maybe Yes, Maybe No, Maybe Maybe by Susan Patron

Marvin Redpost: Kidnaped at Birth? by Louis Sachar (series)

Maybelle in the Soup by Katie Speck

Pete's a Pizza by William Steig

Don't Call Me Beanhead! by Susan Wojciechowski

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Space & Science Fiction

Baseball Camp on the Planet of the Eyeballs by Jon Buller

The Magic School Bus, Lost in the Solar System by Joanna Cole

Hang a Left at Venus by Dan Greenburg

Let Me Off This Spaceship! by Gery Greer

Baloney (Henry P.) by Jon Scieszka

Zathura by Chris Van Allsburg

Company's Going by Arthur Yorinks

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Miss Nelson Has a Field Day by Harry Allard

Little Rat Sets Sail by Monika Bang-Campbell

Game Day by Tiki and Ronde Barber

Shoeless Joe and Black Betsy by Phil Bildner

Goof-off Goalie by Betty Hicks (Gym Shorts series)

Girl Wonder: A Baseball Story in Nine Innings by Deborah Hopkinson

Louise, Soccer Star? by Stephen Krensky

Football Friends by Jean Marzollo

Grandmas at Bat by Emily McCully

Gus and Grandpa at Basketball by Claudia Mills

The Fireplug is First Base by P.J. Petersen

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