Books Every Second Grader Should Know
Annotation:When 8-year-old sleuth Cam Jansen and her friend Eric go to a birthday party, she uses her photographic memory to solve the puzzle of the dinosaur count.
Annotation:Wizard and his friends are clueless when they are sent on the trail of a blueberry pie thief, until they hit upon a plan that is sure to nab the sweet-toothed pilferer.
Annotation:While traveling west with her family in 1850, a young girl makes a patchwork quilt chronicling the experiences of the journey and reserves a special patch for her pet hen Josefina.
Annotation:An explorer mouse in search of China discovers that he must be careful to choose a new home that does not offend his sense of smell, sight, hearing, taste, or touch.
Annotation:Zinnia and Dot, self-satisfied hens who bicker constantly about who lays better eggs, put aside their differences to protect a prime specimen from a marauding weasel.
Annotation:Along with other amazing feats, Angelica Longrider, also known as Swamp Angel, wrestles a huge bear, known as Thundering Tarnation, to save the winter supplies of the settlers in Tennessee.
Annotation:Starring in the school play means hard work, and being left in charge means keeping the class under control. Fox thinks there’s nothing to it. So, when he’s put to the test, will Fox retreat? Never!
Annotation:Henry and his 180-pound dog Mudge are best friends forever, and, in this third book of their adventures, they share summertime fun!
Annotation:Seven scary stories to tell at night in front of a fire or in the dark, based on traditional stories and folktales from various countries.