•  Go to the website listed below to find a book's level. Type in a book title and use the Guided Reading option.  Most second grade students read levels I-L.


    Leveled Book List

    The following books are listed from easy to difficult by reading levels and can be found at www.amazon.com or Barnes and Noble. Books that are “just right” for your child will be the ones on their level.To build fluency, have your child read books on an easier level. Books above your child’s level will be too difficult. However, a child’s listening level is usually 2-3 grade levels above their reading level. If your child is reading at a first grade level, they can listen and comprehend books at a third or fourth grade level. Reading aloud to your child will help challenge students by introducing them to more sophisticated vocabulary and increasing their cognitive skills. In addition, reading together is a great time for parents to bond with their children and will provide opportunities for meaningful discussion. It will become a time you and your child look forward to each night! Remember; don’t restrict your child’s reading material to only books. Provide the chance to read other types of materials (magazines, comics, newspapers, atlases, recipes, game instructions, etc.). This will allow them to discover several reading materials of interest.page1image24592 page1image24752

    Guided Reading Level E




    I See, You Saw

    Nurit Karlin

    We All Fall For Apples

    Emmi S. Herman

    Bug, a Bear, and a Boy

    Daivd McPhail


    Meredith Costain

    A Funny Man

    Patricia Jensen


    Donald Crews


    Wendy Blaxland

    Is Tomorrow My Birthday? Just a Seed


    My Brother, the Brat

    Kirsten Hall

    Paper Bag Trail

    Anne Schreiber and A. Doughty

    The Pet That I Want

    Mary Packard

    Read to Your Bunny

    Rosemary Wells

    Today is Monday

    Eric Carle

    Who Am I?


    Nancy Christensen

    Guided Reading Level F




    Amy Loves the Snow

    Julia Hoban

    Amy Loves the Sun

    Julia Hoban

    Are You There, Bear?

    Ron Maris

    Beep, Beep

    Barbara Gregorich

    Bread, Bread, Bread

    Ann Morris

    A Bug, A Bear, and a Boy

    David McPhail

    Calico Cat at the Zoo

    Donald Charles

    Calico the Cat

    Donald Charles

    A Dozen Dogs

    Harriet Ziefert

    Friendly Snowman

    William Joyce

    Frog’s Lunch

    Dee Lillgard & J. Zimmerman

    Harry Takes a Bath

    Harriet Ziefert

    Hooray for Snail

    John Stadler

    Itchy, Itchy Chicken Pox

    Grace Maccarone

    Jog, Frog, Jog

    Barbara Gregorich

    My Dog’s the Best!

    Stephanie Calmenson

    Soccer Game!

    Grace Maccarone

    Tiger is a Scaredy Cat

    Joan Phillips

    Who Will Be My Friends?

    Syd Hoff

    Guided Reading Level G




    Alyssa Satin Capucilli

    Biscuit Finds A Friend

    Alyssa Satin Capucilli


    Anne Rockwell

    Boris Bad Enough

    Robert Kraus

    Buzz Said the Bee


    Wendy Lewison

    Cat and Dog

    Else H. Minarik

    The Great Race

    David McPhail

    How Do You Make a Bubble?

    William H. Hooks

    Hungry Animals

    Little Readers Series

    I’m a Caterpillar

    Jean Marzollo

    Just Enough

    Lynn Salem & J. Stewart

    More Spaghetti I Say

    Rita Gelman

    My Friends

    Taro Gomi

    Nine Men Chase a Hen

    Barbara Gregorich

    No Mail for Mitchell

    Catherine Siracusa

    Sheep in a Jeep

    Nancy Shaw


    Suzy Kline

    Sue Likes Blue

    Barbara Gregorich

    Teddy Bears for Sale

    Gail Herman

    That’s Not All

    Start to Read Series

    Three Cheers for Hippo

    John Stadler

    When You Were a Baby

    Ann Jonas

    Why Can’t I Fly


    Rita Gelman

    Guided Reading Level H




    Bee My Valentine!

    Miriam Cohen

    Building a House

    Byron Barton


    Byron Barton

    The Cake That Mack Ate

    Rose Robart & Maryann Kolvalski

    Captain Cat

    Syd Hoff

    A Clean House For Mole and Mouse

    Harriet Ziefert

    Come Out and Play Little Mouse

    Robert Kraus

    Danny and the Dinosaur Go to Camp

    Syd Hoff

    The Giant’s Job

    J. Stewart & Lynn Salem

    Goodnight Moon

    Margaret Wise Brown

    The Great Big Enormous Turnip

    Aleksei Tolstoi & Graff Nikolaevich

    If I Had an Alligator

    Mercer Mayer

    It’s George!

    Miriam Cohen

    Just Me and My Dad

    Mercer Mayer

    Just Me and My Puppy

    Mercer Mayer

    A Kiss for Little Bear

    Tana Hoban

    Put Me in the Zoo

    Robert Lopshire

    The Rabbit


    John Burningham

    Quack, Said the Billy Goat

    Charles Causley

    Tool Box

    Anne Rockwell

    Two Bear Cubs

    Ann Jonas

    We are Best Friends


    Where are You Going, Little Mouse

    Robert Kraus

    You’ll Soon Grow Into Them Titch


    Pat Hutchins

    Guided Reading Level I





    Byron Barton

    Albert the Albatross

    Syd Hoff

    Angus and the Cat

    Marjorie Flack

    All Tutus Should Be Pink

    Sheri Brownrigg

    Are You My Mother?

    Philip D. Eastman

    Ben and the Bear

    Chris Riddell

    Big Bad Rex

    Betty Erickson

    Big Dog, Little Dog

    Philip D. Eastman

    Bike Lesson

    Stan & Jan Berenstain

    Busy Buzzing Bumblebees and Other Tongue Twisters

    Alvin Schwartz


    Pat Hutchins

    The Dragon Series: Dragon Gets By
    Dragon’s Fat Cat
    Dragon’s Halloween Dragon’s Merry Christmas A Friend For Dragon

    Dav Pilkey

    Father Bear Comes Home

    Else H. Minarik

    Fix It

    David McPhail

    Hiccups for Elephant

    James Preller

    Just a Mess

    Mercer Mayer

    Just Grandma and Me

    Mercer Mayer

    Liar, Liar Pants on Fire

    Miriam Cohen

    Lost in the Mueum

    Miriam Cohen

    Mice At Bat

    Kelly Oechsli

    The Napping House

    Don & Audrey Wood

    Noisy Nora

    Rosemary Wells

    Spooky Riddles

    Marc Brown

    Spot’s Birthday Party


    Eric Hill

    Teeny Tiny

    Jill Bennett

    The Three Billy Goats Gruff

    Marcia Brown

    The Very Busy Spider

    Eric Carle

    Who’s Afraid of the Dark


    Crosby Bonsall

    Guided Reading Level J




    Bear Shadow

    Frank Asch

    Bear’s Bargain

    Frank Asch

    Camp Big Paw

    Doug Cushman

    Curious George and the Ice Cream

    Margaret Rey

    Days with Frog and Toad

    Arnold Lobel

    Don’t Eat Too Much Turkey

    Miriam Cohen

    The Fox Series: Fox All Week
    Fox and His Friends Fox at School

    Fox Be Nimble Fox in Love Fox on Stage Fox on the Job Fox on Wheels

    Edward Marshall

    Froggy Learns to Swim

    Jonathan London

    Funny Bones

    Allan & Janet Ahlberg


    Alvin Schwartz

    Green Eggs and Ham

    Dr. Seuss

    The Henry and Mudge Series:
    Henry and Mudge and the Best Day of All
    Henry and Mudge in the Sparkle Days Henry and Mudge Take the Big Test
    . . . and many more titles!!

    Cynthia Rylant

    Hop on Pop

    Dr. Seuss

    Jimmy Lee Did It

    Pat Cummings

    Little Bear Books: Little Bear
    Little Bear’s Friend Little Bear’s Visit

    Else H. Minarik

    Mouse Soup


    Arnold Lobel

    Mouse Tales

    Arnold Lobel

    Mr. Putter and Tabby Books:
    Mr. Putter and Tabby Bake the Cake Mr. Putter and Tabby Fly the Plane
    . . . and other titles!

    Cynthia Rylant

    The Teeny Tiny Woman

    Barbara Seuling

    There’s an Alligator Under My Bed

    Mercer Mayer

    There’s Something in My Attic


    Mercer Mayer

    Guided Reading Level K




    Alison’s Puppy

    Marion Dane Bauer

    A Baby Sister for Frances

    Lillian Hoban

    A Bargain for Frances

    Russell Hoban

    Baseball Ballerina

    Cathryn Cristaldi

    Best Friends for Frances

    Russell Hoban

    The Best Way to Play

    Bill Cosby


    Joanna Cole

    Bread and Jam for Frances

    Russell Hobal

    The Camp Knock Knock Mystery

    Ann Douglas

    The Case of the Cat’s Meow

    Crosby Bonsall

    The Case of the Double Cross

    Crosby Bonsall

    Clifford, the Big Red Dog

    Norman Bridwell

    Clifford, the Small Red Puppy

    Norman Bridwell

    The Commander Toad series: Commander Toad and the Big Black Hole Commander Toad and the Intergalactic Spy
    Commander Toad and the Space Pirates . . . and other titles!

    Jane Yolen

    Four on the Shore Three by the Sea

    Edward Marshall

    Frog and Toad are Friends Frog and Toad Together

    Arnold Lobel

    Ibis: A True Whale Story

    John Himmelman

    If You Give a Mouse a Cookie

    Laura Numeroff


    Ludwig Bemelmans

    The Magic Box

    Barbara Brenner

    Molly the Brave and Me


    Jane O’Connor

    The Nate the Great series of mysteries: Nate the Great and the Lost List
    Nate the Great and the Phony Clue
    Nate the Great and the Snowy Trail

    . . . and many other titles!

    Weinman M. Sharmat

    Ruby the Copycat

    Peggy Rathman

    Soccer Cousins

    Jean Marzollo

    Space Rock

    Jon Buller

    Treasure of the Lost Lagoon


    Geoffrey Hayes

    Guided Reading Level L




    Amelia Bedelia Books:
    Amelia Bedelia
    Amedlia Bedelia and the Baby Amelia Bedelia Goes Camping . . . and many other titles!

    Peggy Parish

    Animal Tracks

    Arthur Dorros

    The Cam Jansen Mystery series: Cam Jansen and the Chocolate Fudge Mystery
    Cam Jansen and the Mystery at the Haunted House

    . . . and many other titles!

    David Adler

    The Case of the Cool-Itch Kid The Clue at the Zoo
    The Mystery of the Blue Ring

    Patricia Reilly Giff

    The Horrible Harry series:
    Horrible Harry in Room 2B
    Horrible Harry and the Kickball Wedding . . . and many other titles!

    Suzy Kline

    The Marvin Redpost series:
    Marvin Redpost: Alone in His Teacher’s House
    Marvin Redpost: Is He a Girl?
    Marvin Redpost: Kidnapped at Birth? Marvin Redpost: Why Pick on Me?

    Louis Sachar

    The Pinky and Rex series: Pinky and Rex

    James Howe

    Pinky and Rex and The Bully Pinky and Rex and the New Baby . . . and many other titles!


    The Pee Wee Scouts series:
    Pee Wee Scouts: Eggs with Legs Pee Wee Scouts: Halloween Helpers . . . and many other titles!


    Judy Delton

    Guided Reading Level M




    Arthur books:
    Arthur and the Lost Diary Arthur Makes the Team Arthur’s Mystery Envelope . . . and many other titles!

    Marc Brown

    Beast and the Halloween Horror
    The Beast in Ms. Rooney’s Room
    Count Your Money With the Polk Street School
    Emily Arrow Promises to Do Better This Year
    Fancy Feet
    The Secret at the Polk Street School Show Time at the Polk Street School

    Patricia Reilly Giff

    Baseball Pals
    The Comeback Challenge The Counterfeit Tackle Double Play at Short Crackerjack Halfback Fighting Tackle
    The Fox Steals Home The Hit-Away Kid

    Matt Christopher

    The Junie B. Jones series:
    Junie B. Jones is a Party Animal Junie B. Jones and the Stupid Smelly Bus
    . . . and many other titles!

    Barbara Park

    Five True Dog Stories Nine True Dolphin Stories Five True Horse Stories

    Margaret Davidson

    The Magic Treehouse series: Hour of the Olympics
    Night of the Ninjas
    . . . and many other titles!


    Mary Pope Osborne

    Hoopstars: Go to the Hoop!


    Dean Hughes

    Guided Reading Level N




    Amber Brown books:
    Amber Brown Goes Fourth Amber Brown is Not a Crayon . . . and many other titles!

    Paula Danziger

    The Cloud Book

    Tomie DePaola

    The Enormous Crocodile The Magic Finger

    Roald Dahl

    Helen Keller’s Teacher

    Margaret Davidson

    Julian, Dream Doctor Julian, Secret Agent Julian’s Glorious Summer More Stories Huey Tells More Stories Julian Tells

    Ann Cameron

    Flat Stanley

    Jeff Brown

    Max Malone series:
    Max Malone and the Great Cereal Rip- Off
    Max Malone Makes a Million
    Max Malone the Magnificient
    Max Malone, Superstar

    Charlotte Herman

    The Titanic
    The Titanic Lost . . . and Found True-Life Treasure Hunts

    Judy Donnelly