Grade 2 Summer Info

Unity School Summer Reading Program – 2020

Students Entering Grade Two


Dear Parents and Students,

The following books are suggested for summer reading. Children are encouraged to read at least three to four titles on the list as they choose, as well as any other age-appropriate books that interest them. Please have your child write 2-3 sentences about the favorite book they read. Be sure to tell us why the book was a favorite. Enjoy reading and have a wonderful summer!

Second Grade Summer Reading

Henry and Mudge Series                          Cynthia Rylant


Mr. Putter and Tabby Series                    Cynthia Rylant


Poppleton Series                                          Cynthia Rylant


Katie Woo Series                                         Fran Manushkin


Cork and Fuzz Series                                 Dori Chaconas


Iris and Walter Series                               Elissa Guest


Princess Posey Series                               Stephanie Green


Mercy Watson Series                               Kate DiCamillo


Owl Diaries Series                                    Rebecca Elliot


Junie B. Jones Series                               Barbara Park


Ready, Freddy Series                                 Abby Klein


Backyard Bug Battle (graphic novel)     Scott Nickel


Eek and Ack – The Invaders from the

      Great Goo Galaxy (graphic novel)     Blake A. Hoena

Second Grade Supplies

2 plastic folders with prongs and pockets (1 yellow and 1 green)

1 white 3-ring binder (1 inch)

1 pack of plastic dividers with pockets

2 spiral notebooks (1 subject – not college ruled)

1 backpack or book bag – No rolling backpacks

1 box No. 2 sharpened pencils (No mechanical pencils)

2 – 3 large erasers (preferably the white ones)

3-4 large glue sticks

2 boxes of 24 crayons

1 box of thin markers

1 box of thick markers

2 box of tissues (Puffs or Kleenex)

2 Highlighters (1 pink and 1 yellow)

1 Pair of scissors

1 supply box

Please be sure that these items are exact numbers as they will need to fit in your child’s desk.

When possible, Unity School students are encouraged to buy earth friendly supplies.


**Feel free to bring in your supplies on Orientation Day.**