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Suggested Adventure/Survival Fiction for Second Grade


Looking for action, adventure, or survival? Try checking out one of these daring tales. Books are suggested for Second Grade, but remember that each reader is different and might find something interesting at another level.

Akimbo and the snakes by 1948- Alexander McCall Smith
Around the World! by Suzanne D. Nimm

It's "Friendship Day" and Dora travels around the world returning friendship bracelets that were taken by Swiper.

The Big Box Fort by Johnathan Rand

Freddie and his friends have a lot of fun and adventure, building the coolest box fort, until they have to deal with a skunk intruding into their fort.

Michael Evans is in Montana on a dinosaur dig with his paleontologist father, but he certainly never expected to find a live Tyrannosaurus Rex plucked out of its own time and looking for dinner, nor encounter a girl with some very advanced technology trying to trap the beast.

When Dodsworth sets out for adventure, including a stop in New York City before going to Paris, London, and beyond, he does not expect a crazy duck to stow away in his suitcase and lead him on a merry chase.

When a bulletin board flattens Stanley Lambchop to one-half inch, he embarks on a series of unique and amusing adventures.

Lost at Sea by Leigh Stephens

When Phineas and Ferb go on the family boat for a day of sailing, a storm sends them crashing onto a deserted island, while Perry the Platypus must thwart a world domination plan by Dr. Doofenshmirtz.

Will and Lucy sail on the Titanic and are separated from their father when the ship hits an iceberg and begins to sink.

Zack's Story by Cameron Dokey

Zack is finally attending summer camp, a dream he's always had. But he quickly realizes that the wilderness has unexpected twists and turns and he must band together with his friends to stay safe and have fun.