Second Grade Summer Reading List
Rachel Greenwald
June 2017
  1. Choose three of the authors listed below.
  2. Read at least ONE book by each author. You should read the book WITH a parent. Of course, you can read MORE than three books!
  3. Chose a book from the list of recommendations, or chose a different book by that author.
  4. For each book, download the worksheet. (So you will do THREE worksheets)
  5. Bring the worksheets with you on the first day of school. (You can make extra copies if you need more!)
  6. Don’t just read these books – READ, READ, READ!


1.  Kevin Henkes

Recommended books:
Lilly’s Purple Plastic Purse
Wemberly Worried
Julius, the Baby of the World
Chester’s Way
Weekend with Wendel

2.  William Steig

Recommended books:
Brave Irene
Dr. De Soto
The Amazing Bone
Shrek (the ORIGINAL – not the movie version!0

3. Paula Danziger

Recommended books:
Get Ready for Second Grade, Amber Brown
Second Grade Rules, Amber Brown
Amber Brown is Green with Envy

4. David A. Adler

Recommended books:  Any of the Cam Jansen Books – they are mystery books

5. Robert Munsch

Recommended books: Any of his books – they are VERY funny!