What are some good books for second graders?


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Some books for second graders include "Nim's Island" by Wendy Orr and "Matilda" by Roald Dahl. A few other books are "Frog and Toad Together" by Arnold Lobel and "The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe" by C.S. Lewis.

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"Nim's Island" was written in 2001 and illustrated by Kerry Millard. It chronicles the adventures of a young girl on a deserted island. Nim befriends some of the animals and finds herself fighting an unexpected villain. It is recommended for children around age 7 and is 125 pages.

"Frog and Toad Together" was released in 1972 and is about best friends and all their adventures. It has five chapters that follow Frog and Toad as they bake, plant a garden and perform brave deeds. It is recommended for children in first and second grade.

"Matilda" was released in 1988 and is illustrated by Quentin Blake. Dahl uses sharp humor to tell the story of Matilda, who saves her teacher from the evil principal with magic. It is a chapter book and is 240 pages.

"The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe" was written in 1950 and illustrated by Pauline Baynes. It is one of the books in "The Chronicles Of Narnia" series, and it follows four siblings who have discovered a secret world of talking animals and perpetual winter. They work together to save the land from the evil White Queen. It is a chapter book that is about 208 pages and is recommended for children between the ages of 9 and 12

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