Texas 2 x 2 Reading List
The 2x2 Committee's charge is to produce a list of 20 recommended books for children, age two to grade two.
1. Alizadeh, Kate. Quiet!
2. Barnett, Mac. Triangle. Illustrated by Jon Klassen.
3. Beedie, Duncan. The Lumberjack’s Beard.
4. Beeny, Emily. Hector the Collector. Illustrated by Stephanie Graegin.
5. Burach, Ross. I Am Not a Chair!
6. Elya, Susan Middleton. La Princesa and the Pea. Illustrated by Juana Martinez-Neal.
7. Fearing, Mark. Giant Pants.
8. Fogliano, Julie. When’s My Birthday? Illustrated by Christian Robinson.
9. Henkes, Kevin. Egg.
10. Heos, Bridget. Who Wants to Be a Princess?: What It Was Really Like to Be a Medieval Princess. Illustrated by Migy.
11. John, Jory. The Bad Seed. Illustrated by Pete Oswald.
12. Kelly, John. Can I Join Your Club? Illustrated by Steph Laberis.
13. Kelly, Scott. My Journey to the Stars. Illustrated by André Ceolin.
14. Page, Robin and Steve Jenkins. Who Am I?: An Animal Guessing Game. Illustrated by Steve Jenkins.
15. Raczka, Bob. Niko Draws a Feeling. Illustrated by Simone Shin.
16. Razi, Michaele. Frank the Seven-Legged Spider.
17. Santat, Dan. After the Fall: How Humpty Dumpty Got Back Up Again.
18. Smith, Lane. A Perfect Day.
19. Thomas, Jan. There’s a Pest in the Garden!
20. Ward, Jennifer. What Will Grow? Illustrated by Susie Ghahremani.