Sally Ride books for Second Graders

We've found two books at the 2nd Grade level. Unless you're a classroom instructors we suggest you track these books down at the library. While informative, the material probably won't keep children's attention over repeated readings.

bookcover of American Heroes by Jo AlbeeAmerican Heroes
Set C (Phonic Readers)
by Jo Albee

This Phonic Reader won't be what most people are looking for, but we're including it in case your library has it. The emphasis is phonics more than history.

Word Count: 217
Page Count: 16
Accelerated Reading level: 2.2 / points: 0.5
AR quiz: 72092
  • Publisher: Compass Point Books (2003)
  • ISBN-10: 075650502X

bookcover of Sally Ride by Catherine NicholsSally Ride
(Scholastic News Nonfiction Readers: Biographies)
by Catherine Nichols

A nice beginners book. The young reader will learn about satellites, robotic arms, and zero gravity.

• Includes vocabulary word hunt with pronunciations, glossary, and index
• Labeled diagrams and timelines
• Beautiful, full-color photographs
• Simple interior design and easy-to-read fonts
• Websites for more information
• Vocabulary preview and review pages plus back-matter pages that invite readers to think further on the study topics

Word Count: 277
Page Count: 24
Accelerated Reading level: 2.7 / points: 0.5
AR quiz: 102902
Lexile: 390L
  • Publisher: Children's Press (2005)
  • ISBN-10: 0516249428

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