Labor Day books at the Second Grade reading level

We found two practice readers about Labor Day at the 2nd grade reading level. There are plenty of other books to share, of course, about this topic. And you might want to look at our Cesar Chavez book list, as his life story puts a human face on the efforts of some labor union workers. Books at the 1st Grade reading level can be found here.

bookcover of LABOR DAY by Carmen BredesonLabor Day
(Rookie Read-About Holidays)
by Carmen Bredeson

Discusses Labor Day, explaining the historical events behind it, how it became a holiday, and how it is observed.

Reading Information:
Word Count: 300
Page Count: 32
Accelerated Reading level: 2.5 / points: 0.5
AR quiz: 63011
Lexile: 320L
  • Publisher: Children's Press
  • ISBN-10: 0516263129
  • sample pages available

bookcover of LABOR DAY by Robin NelsonLabor Day
(First Step Nonfiction - American Holidays)
by Robin Nelson

Brief introduction of the history of Labor Day and the way people observe the holiday.

Word Count: 259
Page Count: 24
Accelerated Reading level: 2.7 / points: 0.5
AR quiz: 131650
Lexile: 480L
  • Publisher: Lerner Classroom
  • ISBN-10: 0761350284
  • available as library binding too
  • sample pages available

compiled by Pam T