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These winter chapter books for second graders are just what you need to foster a love of reading with your kids. They’re perfect for kids ages 6-8!
Kids learn to read at their own pace. Second graders have a wide range of reading skills, and there is something on the list below for all of them.
Among this list of chapter books for kids, you’ll find varying chapter lengths, paragraph structures, and reading levels.
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Winter Chapter Books for Second Graders
Below, I’ve featured just a handful of chapter books that will help your second graders fall in love with reading this winter
You should be able to find them at your local library or book store. If you can’t find them locally, you can click each image cover to purchase them on Amazon.
Rosco the Rascal In the Land of Snow – Fifth grader James and his second grade sister, Mandy, are building snowmen and sled riding down steep hills on their winter family vacation.
Amid the fun, they don’t realize coyote pup, lost and frightened, has been poking around their cabin in the snow. It’s Rosco who discovers the identity of the wild creature first, so he sets out on his own to help the pup.
When the kids finally unravel the mystery, it’s almost too late to rescue the poor creature, which now finds itself in even more trouble. It’s up to brother and sister to use their wits in a sticky situation, yet trust their rascal-turned-hero dog to help.
Winter Pony – Ginny finally has the pony she has always dreamed of! Now, she and Mokey are looking forward to a winter full of new adventures.
Together, they explore the snow-filled woods and even learn to drive a sleigh. As usual, Mokey has plenty of surprises in store, including one that Ginny can’t believe: Mokey is expecting a foal!
Nate the Great and the Snowy Trail – Nate the Great has his work cut out for him. Rosamond has lost his birthday present!
But how can Nate find his missing present when Rosamond won’t tell him what it is?
Winter’s No Time to Sleep! – Winter has finally arrived in Silverlake Forest and Sophie and her friends are having some snowy fun!
While playing one day, they accidentally wake a hedgehog named Pippa who has been hibernating all winter. Though Pippa is a little foggy at first, Sophie, Hattie, and Owen show her all the fun things to do in wintertime.
There’s ice skating on the pond, sledding down snowy hills, snow-animals to build, and so much more! The only problem is now that Pippa’s awake, will she ever be able to get back to sleep?
The Bears on Hemlock Mountain – People have always told Jonathan that there are no bears on Hemlock Mountain, no bears at all. So he isn’t afraid to set out alone over the mountain.
But as Jonathan discovers one cold winter night, people aren’t always right…There are bears on Hemlock Mountain!
The Poet’s Dog – Teddy is a gifted dog. Raised in a cabin by a poet named Sylvan, he grew up listening to sonnets read aloud and the comforting clicking of a keyboard.
Although Teddy understands words, Sylvan always told him there are only two kinds of people in the world who can hear Teddy speak: poets and children…
Spirit – While walking in a snowstorm, Lizzie sees two dark eyes and a little black nose. It’s Spirit, a white German shepherd puppy!
Spirit’s owners found new homes for all of his brothers and sisters, but they still don’t have a place for him.
Can Lizzie find a forever home for this helpful little pup?
Warriors in Winter – We are warriors! Jack and Annie have met knights, pirates, ninjas, and Vikings, but they have never met the most fearsome warriors of all: Roman soldiers.
When the magic tree house whisks them back to the early 100s AD, Jack and Annie find themselves in a Roman camp. Their mission: Be like a warrior.
Eden the Snowboarding Fairy – When Rachel and Kirsty compete in the School Gold Medal Games, trouble seems to be around every corner.
Naughty Jack Frost and his mischievous goblins are determined to sabotage the games and Rachel and Kirsty must do everything they can to help Jayda the Snowboarding Fairy to save the snowboarding event.
Henry and Mudge and the Snowman Plan – Henry sees a sign about a snowman contest in the park!
Can Henry, his father, and his big dog Mudge come up with the best snowman plan to win the contest?
Round Out Your Unit with These Activities:
This set of Chronicles of Narnia peg dolls are perfect for allowing kids to reenact and retell the stories in this book series.
When you give little girls a pioneer dress and bonnet to add to their dress-up center, you will inspire hours of imaginative play!