January 14, 2016 | marianne
Check out these great sports-themed titles. Books are suggested for Second Grade, but remember that each Reader is different, and may find something interesting at another level.
Joe joins his school's basketball team, but finds that the players are disorganized and lacking in discipline--so he sets out to use the skills he has learned in kung fu to bring the other players together as a functioning team.
Supersleuth Cam Jansen solves three mysteries during her class's Sports and Good Nutrition Day.
January 14, 2016 | visnawj
Explore this selection of great sci-fi and fantasy reads. Books are suggested for Second Grade, but remember that each reader is different and might find something interesting at another level.
The Green Lantern Bug Corps spring into action to defend a baseball game and the planet from an invasion of the evil Sinestro Bug Corps.
Cosmo, a boy living on Mars, must come up with a quick solution when his malfunctioning robot Rex threatens his sister Jewel.
January 12, 2016 | strande
Sometimes we just want to read about what's familiar or what's possible. Here are some suggestions for books that feature a high level of realism. You won't find many dragons or wizards or outer space adventures here, but you will find stories about things that really could happen. Books are suggested for Second Grade, but remember that each Reader is different, and might find something interesting at another level.
A young boy in Concord, Massachusetts, who loves superheroes and comes from a long line of brave Chinese farmer-warriors, wants to make friends, but first he must overcome his fear of everything. For more paranoid adventures of Alvin, look in JFICTION LOOK.
Eight-year-old EllRay's father has promised a family trip to Disneyland if EllRay can stay out of trouble for a week, but not defending himself against Jared, the class bully, proves to be a real challenge. For more Ellray Jakes, look in JFICTION WARNER.
January 8, 2016 | strande
Truth is sometimes stranger than fiction. Explore these fascinating stories about real people. Books are suggested for Second Grade, but remember that each Reader is different, and might find something interesting at another level.
This introduction to the life and contributions of Nikola Tesla covers his innovations in the field of alternating current and his role in the development of such inventions as remote controls, fluorescent lights, and cell phones.
Discover the life and work of the twentieth-century American writer, including his fascination with words from a young age and his poetry's inspirational properties.