Great Nonfiction Books for 2nd Graders | KidsCatch a Ride on Raindrops is a picture book that explains all about the water cycle a very simple way, perfect for elementary school science studies in early grades. This picture book is illustrated with beautiful and very colourful acryllic paintings. Author: Priya Venkatesh, Illustrator: Karthikeyan. Where am I? Young children can have fun finding the animals on the page, if you make the images smaller initially and zoon in until the animal can be spotted it can be a fun game.
2nd Grade Non-Fiction
While some kids naturally gravitate toward informational writing, those who love a good story often feel that reading nonfiction is a chore. Drawing from my web site Bookopolis. History meets humor as readers learn about the rivalry and friendship between Thomas Jefferson and John Adams and about the issues they tackled in the early days of American government. Recommended for 4th grade and up. The delightfully entertaining history of gum and of how our modern-day love of bubble gum came to be. Recommended for 3rd grade and up. For kids who need to be grossed out to be engrossed, this is a great pick.
Looking for more great nonfiction book suggestions for elementary school-aged kids? You are here Home Submit. A biography of the children's book author shares insights into her life and enduring literary influence. An exploration of the Grand Canyon on a grand scale, as only Jason Chin can illustrate and explain. A nonfiction picture book exploring the mysterious life of the elusive giant squid. If you were a boy named Henri Matisse who lived in a dreary town in northern France, what would your life be like?
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Nonfiction makes up the majority of what adults read. This age range is only a suggestion, as reading abilities and interests can range greatly from child to child. I Can Read! Series — This is a common series you can find even in Wal-Mart. The print is larger, like the Rookie Readers Series and the pictures are simply amazing! Seriously though. This lady has written a TON of nonfiction texts, perfect for read alouds to the younger grades or reading texts for the older grades.