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NYC Summer Reading 2014: Grades 2 & 3

25 items

Lost city

Ted Lewin. |

Nonfiction: Discover on your own one of the last wonders of the world.

Eat your math homework

Ann McCallum ; illustrated by Leeza Hernandez. |

Nonfiction: Tasty math projects! Yum!

Aesop's fables

retold by Ann McGovern ; interior illustrations by A.J. McClaskey ; cover illustration by Ricardo Tercio. |

Folklore: Find all your favorite fables and more!

Babymouse

by Jennifer L. Holm and Matt Holm. |

Our favorite mouse enters the school science fair with unexpected results.

Chews your destiny

Rhode Montijo. |

Meet the stickiest, stretchiest superhero of them all.

Clara Lee and the apple pie dream

Jenny Han ; with pictures by Julia Kuo. |

If Clara Lee can change her luck, she may just become the next Little Miss Apple Pie.

Clara Lee and the apple pie dream

Jenny Han ; with pictures by Julia Kuo. |

If Clara Lee can change her luck, she may just become the next Little Miss Apple Pie.

Commander Toad in space

by Jane Yolen ; pictures by Bruce Degen. |

A brave commander and his crew land on a new planet but fear they may become a monster's lunch.

Eruption!

written by Anita Ganeri. |

Nonfiction: They sleep for years and then explode with a bang.

EllRay Jakes and the beanstalk

by Sally Warner ; illustrated by Brian Biggs. |

EllRay tries to win back his friend by learning some cool skate moves.

I wonder why soap makes bubbles and other questions about science

Barbara Taylor. |

Nonfiction: Answers to life's big everyday questions.

Ivy + Bean what's the big idea?

written by Annie Barrows ; illustrated by Sophie Blackall. |

Solving global warming isn't as easy as it looks.

Jet plane

David Macaulay with Sheila Keenan. |

Nonfiction: Explore the life and times of one of America's greatest inventors.

Lightning

Seymour Simon. |

Nonfiction: Learn the difference between jets, sprites, and other bolts that'll strike fear in your heart.

Living color

written and illustrated by Steve Jenkins. |

Nonfiction: Vivid cut-paper illustrations show how animals use colors to survive.

Living color

written and illustrated by Steve Jenkins. |

Nonfiction: Vivid cut-paper illustrations show how animals use colors to survive.

Living color

written and illustrated by Steve Jenkins. |

Nonfiction: Vivid cut-paper illustrations show how animals use colors to survive.

Lulu and the duck in the park

by Hilary McKay ; illustrated by Priscilla Lamont. |

Can Lulu keep a stray duck egg safe from her testy teacher?

Mrs. Noodlekugel

Daniel Pinkwater ; illustrated by Adam Stower. |

Take a trip through the boiler room and meet a jolly old lady and her cat, Mr. Fuzzface.

Mrs. Noodlekugel

Daniel Pinkwater ; illustrations by Adam Stower. |

Take a trip through the boiler room and meet a jolly old lady and her cat, Mr. Fuzzface.

Now & Ben

Gene Barretta. |

Nonfiction: Explore the life and times of one of America's greatest inventors.

Now & Ben

Gene Barretta. |

Nonfiction: Explore the life and times of one of America's greatest inventors.

Robot, go bot!

by Dana Meachen Rau ; illustrated by Wook Jin Jung. |

A bossy robot owner learns to be nicer to her mechanical friend.

Sadie and Ratz

Sonya Hartnett ; illustrated by Ann James. |

Hannah's hands are up to no good.

Spider stampede

Ali Sparkes ; illustrated by Ross Collins. |

Twins run afoul of their mad scientist neighbor and chaos ensues.