Second-grade favorites

November 25, 1998

By the time he has settled into second grade, your young reader will have begun to read on his own. Add to his sense of pride and accomplishment with any of these titles, which the Anne Arundel County Board of Education suggests for Grade 2 reading.

* "Amelia Bedelia" by Peggy Parish

* "Annie and the Old One" by Miska Miles

* "The Biggest Bear" by Lynd Kendall Ward

* "Chester Cricket's New Home" by George Seldon

* "The Chocolate Touch" by Patrick Skene Catling

* "Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs" by Judith Barrett

* "Jeremiah in the Dark Woods" by Janet and Allan Ahlberg

* "Ming Lo Moves the Mountain" by Arnold Lobel

* "Mistakes That Worked" by Charlotte Foltz Jones

* "My Buddy" by Audrey Osofsky

* "My Great-Aunt Arizona" by Gloria Houston

* "The Rainbow Fish" by Marcus Pfister

* "Song Lee in Room 2B" by Suzy Kline

* "Sylvester and the Magic Pebble" by William Steig

Pub Date: 11/25/98

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