•  Manasquan Elementary School

    Suggested 2019 Summer Reading List

    - Incoming 2nd Grade-

    Directions:  Pick any book to read over the summer. Then complete the incoming 2nd grade level assignment for the book.  All students must read one book and complete one assignment.  It will be counted as a quiz grade.  If the child reads more books and completes more assignments they will be rewarded.

     There is a nonfiction form and a fiction form. Complete the proper one depending on the book you read.


     Click on the link for the assignment  Grade 2 Fiction Assignment or Grade 2 Nonfiction Assignment

    • Rulers of the Playground by Joseph Kueffler

    • A Boy Called Bat by Elana K. Arnold

    • I Dissent: Ruth Bader Ginsberg Makes Her Mark by Debbie Levy & Elizabeth Baddeley

    • I Will Not Eat You by Adam Lehrhaupt & Scott Magoon

    • Captain Awesome Vs. the Sinister Substitute Teacher by Stan Kirby & George O’Connor

    • Heidi Heckelbeck Has a Secret by Wanda Coven & Priscilla Burris

    • Hop Jump  by Ellen Stoll Walsh

    • Bugs, Beetles and Butterflies by Harriet Ziefet

    • The Sun is My Favorite Star by Frank Asch

    • The Big Dipper by Franklyn M. Branley

    • The Night Worker by Kate Banks

    • Minnie’s Diner by  Dayle Ann Dodds

    • Road Builders by B.D. Hennessey

    • Henry Works by D.B. Johnson

    • Trashy Town by Andrea Zimmerman

    • How a House is Built by Gail Gibbons

    • Henry Builds a Cabin by D.B. Johnson

    • Old MacDonald Had a Woodshop by Lisa Shulman

    • My Teacher For President by Kay Winters


    Suggested popular series:

    The “I Can Read” Series                                                                            Progressing Readers  Series

    Young Penguin Series                                                                                World Of Reading Series

    Fly Guy Series                                                                                           National Geographic Readers

    Step Into Reading Series                                                                          DK Readers      

    Amelia Bedelia                                                                                         Clifford

    Arthur                                                                                                    Ricky Ricotta Series

    Berenstain Bears Series                                                                           Junie B. Jones

    Magic Tree House                                                                                    Nate The Great                    














    *These books are only suggestions. Please feel free to pick any books that your children will be interested