Grade 2 – Reading List

  1. How the Grinch stole Christmas! / Seuss

Story is about a cartoon character Grinch, who is the meanest creature. But when he hatches a dastardly plot to steal Christmas from the citizens of Who-Ville, he is in for the surprise of his life.


  1. The greedy triangle /Marilyn Burns

Dissatisfied with its shape, a triangle keeps asking the local shapeshifter to add more lines and angles until it doesn’t know which side is up.


  1. Let’s get a pup! /Bob Graham

When Kate and her parents visit the animal shelter, an adorable puppy charms them, but it is very hard to leave an older dog behind.


  1. One grain of rice : a mathematical folktale /Demi

A reward of one grain of rice doubles day by day into millions of grains of rice when a selfish raja is outwitted by a clever village girl.


  1. Lon Po Po : a Red-Riding Hood story from China /Ed Young

Three sisters staying home alone are endangered by a hungry wolf who is disguised as their grandmother.


  1. The Little Island/ Margaret Wise Brown

Depicts the changes that occur on a small island as the seasons come and go, as day changes to night, and as a storm approaches.


  1. Families Are Different/Nina Pellegrini

An adopted Korean girl discovers that her classmates have different types of families.

  1. The giving tree /Shel Silverstein

A young boy grows to manhood and old age experiencing the love and generosity of a tree which gives to him without thought of return.

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