2nd Grade

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Our Friend Hedgehog: The Story of Us Cover Image
ISBN: 9781524766719
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Published: Knopf Books for Young Readers - May 5th, 2020

From a Caldecott Honor-winning artist comes a cozy classic-in-the-making about finding your friends and sticking together through thick and thin.

Albert Hopper, Science Hero Cover Image
By John Himmelman, John Himmelman (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781250230164
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Published: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) - August 25th, 2020

In John Himmelman's early chapter book series, Albert Hopper is a frog—and a science hero! He seeks to explore the world and beyond, generating laughs and imparting STEM wisdom as he goes.

Barkus Dog Dreams: Book 2 (Barkus Book 2, Dog Book for Children) Cover Image
ISBN: 9781452180809
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Published: Chronicle Books - April 7th, 2020

"Fans will be begging for more." - Horn Book Magazine
"The charm is infectious."-- New York Times

From Newbery-award winning author Patricia MacLachlan comes the second book in the delightful Barkus series.

The Birthday Castle: Fort Builders Inc. 1 (QUIX) Cover Image
By Dee Romito, Marta Kissi (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781534452381
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Published: Aladdin - June 16th, 2020

A group of friends use teamwork, creativity, and construction know-how to start their own fort building company in the first story in a new, fun-to-read Aladdin QUIX chapter book series that’s perfect for emerging readers!

Caleb could really use a bit more spending money—he needs to buy the next book in his favorite series so he can see what happens!

Heidi Heckelbeck Pool Party! Cover Image
By Wanda Coven, Priscilla Burris (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781534461277
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Published: Little Simon - June 16th, 2020

In this twenty-ninth Heidi Heckelbeck adventure, Heidi and her friends have a pool party!

When Heidi’s swim team, the Little Mermaids, want to raise money for new swim caps and goggles, Heidi helps with the perfect idea: They should throw a pool party! The temperature in Brewster has been hot, hot, hot, and all the kids in town are looking for a way to cool down.

Iggy Peck and the Mysterious Mansion (The Questioneers) Cover Image
By Andrea Beaty, David Roberts (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781419736926
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Published: Amulet Books - May 12th, 2020

Iggy Peck is an architect at his very core: When he’s not making houses out of food, his head is up in the clouds, dreaming of design. So he’s totally blown away when Ada Twist’s Aunt Bernice inherits an old house from ice-cream mogul Herbert Sherbert that is filled with countless rooms from all his favorite architectural periods. But something’s not quite right . . .

Rabbit & Bear: Attack of the Snack Cover Image
By Julian Gough, Jim Field (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781684126170
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Published: Silver Dolphin Books - April 7th, 2020

It's time for another Rabbit and Bear adventure!

SPLASH! A Mysterious Thing lands in Rabbit and Bear’s peaceful summer lake. Is it exciting, or terrifying? Is it a tiny fluffy owl, or a huge hungry monster? And has Rabbit finally met a creature with worse habits than himself? Rabbit’s SURE he can solve this mystery.

Amelia Fang and the Memory Thief Cover Image
ISBN: 9780593172476
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Published: Delacorte Books for Young Readers - March 31st, 2020

Readers graduating from the Princess in Black and Isadora Moon series will love the illustrated adventures of Amelia Fang, a sparkly little vampire girl in a dark and gloomy world! 

Amelia and her friends are taking part in a competition to visit Pumpkin Paradise Park - the most bloodcurding theme park ever! All they have to do is sell as many cookies as possible.

Captain Awesome Says the Magic Word Cover Image
By Stan Kirby, George O'Connor (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781534460898
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Published: Little Simon - April 7th, 2020

Eugene performs a disappearing act in the twenty-second Captain Awesome adventure!

After seeing a real-live magic show, Eugene has decided he wants to become a magician. So he studies magic tricks and practices them on anyone he can: his best friends, his parents, and even his baby sister.

Cosmo to the Rescue (My Pet Slime Book 2) Cover Image
By Courtney Sheinmel, Renée Kurilla (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781524855734
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Published: Andrews McMeel Publishing - April 7th, 2020

In Book 2 of the My Pet Slime series, Piper and Cosmo are in a race against slime!

Piper was beyond surprised when her slime magically came to life and became her adorable pet, Cosmo. Now she must deal with an even bigger shocker: Her grandma has gone missing. With the help of their new friend Claire, it's up to Piper and Cosmo to save Grandma Sadie! 

Geronimo, The Dog Who Thinks He's a Cat Cover Image
By Jessie Wall, Emily Stanbury (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9780993110900
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Published: Wacky Bee Books - April 1st, 2020

Geronimo’s mom has so many puppies she doesn’t know what to do. So when Geronimo decides to leave home for a better life, he enters a great, big, scary world where he doesn’t know who he is . . . and has no idea what he is, either! This gentle, humorous story is accompanied by Emily Stanbury’s charming black and white illustrations.

Fergus and Zeke and the Field Day Challenge Cover Image
By Kate Messner, Heather Ross (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781536202021
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Published: Candlewick - April 14th, 2020

Classroom pets Fergus and Zeke can’t wait for Field Day! But all the events are the wrong size — what can these two little mice do?

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