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The ultimate guide to early chapter books for 1st, 2nd, & 3rd grade
In about the second grade, kids typically are ready to start reading chapter books themselves. Some fit all three categories. In this book list, you will find fiction chapter books. If you have older readers, visit our Favorite Chapter Books for 4th and 5th grades. Have you ever found an author you just love? His or her books just draw you in.
Second grade is a magical reading time for many kids. Good thing Dory has an unbelievably wild imagination to keep her entertained. With its sharp-toothed robbers, bearded fairy godmothers, and a best friend who just happens to be a monster, this book is a real hoot. Ivy and Bean seem about as different as two young girls can be. But when Bean gets herself in a bit of trouble and Ivy helps her out, they have second thoughts about a friendship.
Best Books for Beginning Readers
Print book list. The year is and young Clara would like nothing more than to go to school with the other kids. However, life on the farm takes a lot of work and she is needed to help out with chores and her younger siblings. Can Clara and the librarian persuade father to let her learn to read? Based on a true story. Find Clara and the Bookwagon at your local library. This wonderful book allows children to imagine the things they would do if they could.
Reading can be fun for a second grader when the story is simple and enjoyable. And if the story is divided into chapters, then it makes the read interesting for the child. Enter chapter books, where the stories are divided into multiple small chapters to make reading and following the story easier. The stories are cheerful, engaging, and also make a great pass-time for children. If you want to inculcate a reading habit in your child, gift them a chapter book.