A famous chef is coming to school! Will Ollie figure out what to cook in time to share with the class and the special visitor? Ollie is not the best at anything in second grade, but he does love to cook. When the famous Chef Antonia comes to visit, he can't wait! It's his chance to shine, if only he can settle on the right dish. All young chefs will enjoy this story and relate to the kids in Room 75. Just as Ollie builds self-confidence, second graders will increase their reading success as they enjoy The Best Chef in Second Grade. “The episode’s mouthwatering climax and resolution will guarantee smiles of contentment all around,” says Kirkus. The Best Chef in Second Grade is a Level Two I Can Read book, geared for kids who read on their own but still need a little help. Whether shared at home or in a classroom, the engaging stories, longer sentences, and language play of Level Two books are proven to help kids take their next steps toward reading success.
Genre: Juvenile Fiction, Editor: HarperCollins, Pages: 48 in PDF, Epub, Mobi, ISBN: 9780062038470


A famous chef is coming to visit Mr. Hopper's second grade class, and every one is excited about bringing in their family's favorite dish to share except Ollie, who loves to cook but cannot find a dish his whole family likes.
Genre: Juvenile Fiction, Editor: Harper Trophy, Pages: 48 in PDF, Epub, Mobi, ISBN: 0060535636


This heartfelt story shows the difference a good teacher can make in a student’s life! Luna has the best teacher in second grade. Mr. Hopper loves the midnight sky almost as much as Luna does, but the rest of the class isn’t on the same page. They won’t listen to her ideas for the Family Night program—until something goes unexpectedly wrong! With a nudge from Mr. Hopper, Luna shares her plan, which just might save the show. From the team that wrote and illustrated The Best Seat in Second Grade and The Best Chef in Second Grade, this appealing story will appeal to all second graders, as well as their parents, caregivers, and, especially, teachers! This Level Two I Can Read is geared toward kids who read on their own but still need a little help. Whether shared at home or in a classroom, the engaging stories, longer sentences, and language play of Level Two books are proven to help kids take their next steps toward reading success.
Genre: Juvenile Fiction, Editor: HarperCollins, Pages: 48 in PDF, Epub, Mobi, ISBN: 9780062038494


Sam has the best seat in second grade—right next to George Washington, the class pet! Sam brings his hamster buddy on the class field trip to the science museum…but disaster strikes when George jumps from Sam’s pocket into the museum’s Hamster Habitat. “Carter’s expressive watercolor illustrations help bring the kids in room 75 and their furry pet to life,” commented Kirkus. The Best Seat in Second Grade is a Level Two I Can Read book, geared for kids who read on their own but still need a little help. Whether shared at home or in a classroom, the engaging stories, longer sentences, and language play of Level Two books are proven to help kids take their next steps toward reading success.
Genre: Juvenile Fiction, Editor: Harper Collins, Pages: 48 in PDF, Epub, Mobi, ISBN: 9780062038487


A zesty series for fans of kids' cooking competitions! It's “lights, camera, cook!” for four tween contestants—energetic Tate, charming Rae, worldly Caroline, and hyper-competitive Oliver—who are all about to enter a televised cooking competition. What will the kids cook up? How will they all get along on- and off-camera? Which junior chef will have the grit—and maybe the grits—to make it through each challenge? And which junior chef will have to hang their apron up for good? Bonus: Includes real cooking techniques for the aspiring young chef!
Genre: Juvenile Fiction, Editor: HarperCollins, Pages: 192 in PDF, Epub, Mobi, ISBN: 9781328828941


This heartfelt story is just right for all children getting ready for first grade and other big early steps! On the first day of first grade, Sam is excited to share his news with the class. While some kids report losing a tooth or going to soccer camp, Sam tells the class that his elephant had a baby. "No way!" cry his classmates. "No one has an elephant." Will Sam be able to convince his classmates that he's telling the truth? First graders and first graders to be will root for Sam, who is so excited to share his news that he can't sit still and nearly falls off his chair. First graders will relate, and their parents, caregivers, and teachers will smile in fond recognition. The team that wrote and illustrated the I Can Read favorites The Best Chef in Second Grade and The Best Seat in Second Grade knows how to create a gentle, believable, sweet story that helps kids explore their emotions and reflect on their own experiences. The Best Seat in First Grade is a Level One I Can Read book, which means it’s perfect for children learning to sound out words and sentences. Whether shared at home or in a classroom, the short sentences, familiar words, and simple concepts of Level One books support success for children eager to start reading on their own.
Genre: Juvenile Fiction, Editor: HarperCollins, Pages: 32 in PDF, Epub, Mobi, ISBN: 9780062686466


Susan Olson, second-grade treasurer and reporter, here dutifully records the comical details that surround this adventurous tale under the headings, "Expenses" and "Profit." Spurred on by a desire to visit the Statue of Liberty, the class tries to earn money for the trip by collecting paper, running a lemonade stand, sitting babies, walking dogs, and selling candy.
Genre: Juvenile Fiction, Editor: Albert Whitman & Company, Pages: 32 in PDF, Epub, Mobi, ISBN: 9780807534342


Read and find out about the different kinds of floods, how they start, and how to stay safe in this colorfully illustrated nonfiction picture book. You are lying in bed listening to the soft sound of rain. It has been coming down for hours. Now something is changing. The rain sounds harder and louder, and there is water running down the road, which looks like a small river. What is happening? You are hearing and seeing the start of a flood. With colorful illustrations and engaging text, Flood Warning is a fascinating look into a dangerous natural disaster. Featuring rich vocabulary bolded throughout the text, this book also includes a find out more section with instructions on how to make a rain gauge and an infographic about saving water at home. Both the text and the artwork were vetted for accuracy by Dr. Christopher Kenah, Geologist, Division of Drinking and Ground Waters, Ohio Environmental Protection Agency. This is a clear and appealing science book for early elementary age kids, both at home and in the classroom. It's a Level 2 Let's-Read-and-Find-Out, which means the book explores more challenging concepts for children in the primary grades. The 100+ titles in this leading nonfiction series are: hands-on and visual acclaimed and trusted great for classrooms Top 10 reasons to love LRFOs: Entertain and educate at the same time Have appealing, child-centered topics Developmentally appropriate for emerging readers Focused; answering questions instead of using survey approach Employ engaging picture book quality illustrations Use simple charts and graphics to improve visual literacy skills Feature hands-on activities to engage young scientists Meet national science education standards Written/illustrated by award-winning authors/illustrators & vetted by an expert in the field Over 130 titles in print, meeting a wide range of kids' scientific interests Books in this series support the Common Core Learning Standards, Next Generation Science Standards, and the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) standards. Let's-Read-and-Find-Out is the winner of the American Association for the Advancement of Science/Subaru Science Books & Films Prize for Outstanding Science Series.
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction, Editor: HarperCollins, Pages: 40 in PDF, Epub, Mobi, ISBN: 9780062446930


In a world where there are dragons, wyverns, and haunted squash, you’d figure someone would have recipes for them, right? Rutabaga and his magic cooking pot, Pot, join young adventurers Winnifred, Manny, and Beef on a quest to defeat a dragon, discover new ingredients, find monsters to have for and/or to dinner, and to save the day through cooking. Rutabaga will dare any danger to uncover new tastes, and there’s a whole world full of food to try—from roasted mud leech to spider soup to peanut butter on crackers. His heroic recipes combine real ingredients, fantasy ingredients, and real ingredients that sound fantastical. Rutabaga the Adventure Chef is the perfect adventure for any kid grossed out when something weird shows up on the dinner table.
Genre: Comics & Graphic Novels, Editor: Abrams, Pages: 128 in PDF, Epub, Mobi, ISBN: 9781613128855


Family and food take center stage in this heartfelt middle grade story perfect for fans of John David Anderson and Antony John. For as long as he can remember, Curtis Pith has been obsessed with becoming a chef like Lucas Taylor, host of Super Chef. And Curtis has a secret: Taylor is actually his long-absent father. So when Taylor announces a kids-only season of Super Chef, Curtis finally sees his chance to meet his dad. But after Curtis wins a spot in the competition and arrives in New York to film the show, nothing goes as smoothly as he expected. It’s all riding on the last challenge. If Curtis cooks his heart out like he knows he can, he just might go home with the top prize—and the truth.
Genre: Juvenile Fiction, Editor: HarperCollins, Pages: 416 in PDF, Epub, Mobi, ISBN: 9780062943095