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Second Grade Summer Reading Program
Fannie W. Fitzgerald Elementary School
 
The purpose of the PWCS Summer Reading Program is to encourage students to enjoy quality literature and to continue developing their independent reading skills. Student participation in the program is voluntary. Students who choose to participate in the program are required to complete a minimum of five books.  
Students participating in the program in Second Grade will complete a list of books read. The documentation is to include the name of the author, the title of the book, and a parent or guardian signature indicating that the student has completed the reading.  
Second Grade students who participate in Prince William County Public Library's Summer Reading Program, the Public Library documentation will apply.
 
Students in Second Grade who read a minimum of five books will receive an extra S+ for each book completed, for a total of five. The summer reading documentation will be submitted by the student by the end of the first week of school.
The following titles are suggestions for summer reading. Other books selected by the student with guidance from a parent/guardian and/or librarian are also acceptable.  Participation in the PWC Public Library Summer Reading Program and its documentation is also acceptable.
 
PWCS Second Grade Summer Reading Program
Suggested Reading
Author Title Publication Date Annotation
Willems, Mo Don't let the pigeon drive the bus!  
2009
A pigeon that longs to drive a bus sees a chance to make its dream come true when the bus driver takes a short break.
Willems, Mo Knuffle Bunny : a cautionary tale  
2004, 2011
Trixie becomes very unhappy when she accompanies her daddy to the laundromat and realizes she has lost her stuffed bunny.
DiPucchio, Kelly S. Grace for president  
 
2012
After finding out there has never been a female U.S. president, Grace decides to run in her school's mock election, where she learns about the American electoral system and sets out to be the best person for the job even though her opponent, Thomas, seems to be winning all the boys' votes.
McDonald, Megan Judy Moody predicts the future  
2004
After Judy obtains a mood ring, she tries to convince herself and her third-grade classmates that she can predict the future.
Boynton, Sandra Pajama Time  
 
2011
A jump-roping chicken and a pig on a swing. A Scottie in plaid pajamas and an elephant in a fuzzy one-piece with feet. And in sing-along nuttiness reminiscent of Barnyard Dance!, it's time to head to bed-to the beat: Pajammy to the left. Pajammy to the right. Jamma jamma jamma jamma P!J! Everybody's wearing them for dancing tonight. Jamma jamma jamma jamma P!J!
Birdwell, Norman Clifford Sees America  
 
2012
 
The big red dog loves the lights of Times Square, races in the Indy 500, and licks the faces of Mount Rushmore. In San Francisco, Clifford blows us away by saving the day! Young readers will love learning US geography as they follow along with Clifford on his trip across the country.
Crowne, Alyssa Pink Princess Rules the School  
2010
Juliet Henry is planning a party for her seventh birthday, and she wants to invite only girls and have everything pink, from the food to the outfits. But the boys in her class do not want to be left out of the fun. Will they spoil the pink princess party?
       
 
Author
Title Publication Date Annotation
Winter, Jeanette The Watcher: Jane Goodall’s Life with the Chimps 2011 This picture-book biography tells the story of the famous zoologist Jane Goodall, whose gift of observation led to years of studying chimpanzees.
LaReau, Kara Ugly Fish 2006 Ugly Fish is content to live by himself in his tank, no matter how many fish try to join him.
Barton, Chris Shark vs. Train 2010 Two boys with two toys have a series of contest to see which toy is better.
Henkes, Kevin Penny and Her Song 2012 Penny is so excited to share her new song with her parents, but they are too busy with her baby twin siblings.  Waiting is so difficult.
Becker, Aaron Journey 2013 Get caught up in an adventure with a girl whose imagination and red marker take her to amazing places.
Isadora, Rachel Old Mikamba Had a Farm 2013 On Old Mikamba’s “farm,” we meet (and hear!) many different African animals.
Hale, Shannon and Hale, Dean The Princess in Black 2014 Princess Magnolia trades her frilly dresses for a mask and cape to ward off monsters. First in a series
 
 
 
 
 

Prince William County Public Schools
Summer Reading 2015
Documentation Grades K – 2
 
 
Please include the name of the author, the title of the book, and a parent or guardian signature indicating that the student has completed the reading. Students in Grades K-2 are required to read a minimum of five books in order to receive extra credit.
 
 
Book Title Author
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My student has read the above list of books.
 
 
 
Parent or Guardian signature
 
 
**Please note students may also participate in the Prince William County Public Library Summer Quest Program, and the Public Library documentation will apply.  
 
Student’s Name Classroom Teacher
 
 

 

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