2nd Grade Web Resources and Literature Links


Web Resources and Literature Links: Safety, Injury Prevention, Personal Health, and Physical Activity

The following Web sites and literature provide additional information on safety, injury prevention, personal health, and physical activity. Please note that neither the authors nor the publisher take any responsibility for the information contained in the Web sites or the literature listed.

Web Resources: Safety and Injury Prevention

American Red Cross–National Headquarters: www.redcross.org
Bicycle Helmet Safety Institute: www.bhsi.org
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration: www.nhtsa.dot.gov
National SAFE KIDS Campaign: www.safekids.org

Web Resources: Personal Health and Physical Activity

American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance: www.aahperd.org
American Dental Association: www.ada.org
American Medical Association: www.ama-assn.org
National Association for Health and Fitness: www.physicalfitness.org

Literature Links

Stop, Drop, and Roll by Arthur Howard, illustrated by Margery Cuyler
Officer Buckle and Gloria by Peggy Rathmann
The Berenstain Bears Learn About Safety by Stan Berenstain, illustrated by Jan Berenstain
Stewie the Duck Learns to Swim by Leonard Shapiro
Clifford the Firehouse Dog by Norman Bridwell
It's My Body by Lory Freeman, illustrated by Carol Deach
Arthur's Fire Drill by Marc Tolon Brown
It's Time to Call 911: What to Do in an Emergency by Penton Overseas
The Trouble with Secrets by Karen Johnsen, illustrated by Linda Johnson Forssell
Something Happened and I'm Scared to Tell by Patricia Kehoe, illustrated by Carol Deach
Safety on the Playground by Lucia Raatma
Bear's Bicycle by Emilie Warren McLeod
Franklin's Bicycle Helmet by Paulette Bourgeois and Brenda Clark
From Head to Toe by Eric Carle
Those Icky Sticky Smelly Cavity Causing but . . . Invisible Germs by Judith Anne Rice, illustrated by Julie Stricklin
Who Is a Stranger and What Should I Do? by Linda Walvoord
I Am a Survivor: A Child's Workbook About Surviving Disaster by Wendy Deaton
A Good Sport by Pat Lakin
Be a Good Sport by Jennifer Waters
Molly Gets Mad by Suzy Kline
Hoot by Carl Hiaasen
Twisters and Other Terrible Storms by Will Osborne
Wild Weather: Floods by Lorraine Jean Hopping
DK Readers: Volcanoes and Other Natural Disasters by Harriet Giffey


Web Resources and Literature Links: Nutrition Education

The following Web sites and literature provide additional information on nutrition education. Please note that neither the authors nor the publisher take any responsibility for the information contained in the Web sites or the literature listed.

Web Resources

Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition: www.cfsan.fda.gov
Center for Science in the Public Interest: www.cspinet.org
Food and Nutrition Information Center: www.nalusda.gov/fnic/
Healthierus.gov: www.healthierus.gov
Kidnetic.com: www.kidnetic.com
National Dairy Council: www.nationaldairycouncil.org
Nutrition.gov: www.nutrition.gov
U.S. Department of Agriculture: www.usda.gov

Literature Links

What Happens to a Hamburger? by Paul Showers, illustrated by Edward Miller
The Edible Pyramid: Good Eating Every Day by Loreen Leedy
The Peanut Butter Jam by Elizabeth Sussman Nassau, illustrated by Margot J. Ott
What Are Food Chains and Webs (Science of Living Things) by Bobbie Kalman and Jacqueline Langille
Drinking Water by Helen Frost and Gail Saunders-Smith
Five Kids and Monkey Solve the Great Cupcake Caper: A Learning Adventure About Nutrition and Exercise (Five Kids and a Monkey, Series One) by Nina M. Riccio, illustrated by Beth Blair
The Vegetable Show by Laurie Krasny Brown
Why Do People Eat? by Kate Needham
What Happens to Your Food? by Alastair Smith
Fruits and Vegetables by Gladys Rosa-Medoza, illustrated by Linda Holt Ayriss


Web Resources and Literature Links: Growth and Development and Body Systems, Health Promotion, and Disease Prevention

The following Web sites and literature provide additional information on human growth and development, body systems, health promotion, and disease prevention. Please note that neither the authors nor the publisher take any responsibility for the information contained in the Web sites or the literature listed.

Web Resources: Growth and Development and Body Systems

American Academy of Pediatrics: www.aap.org
Kids Health: www.kidshealth.org/
National Council on Aging: www.ncoa.org

Web Resources: Health Promotion and Disease Prevention

American Cancer Society: www.cancer.org
American Diabetes Association: www.diabetes.org
American Heart Association: www.americanheart.org
American Lung Association: www.lungusa.org
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC): www.cdc.gov

Literature Links

Parts by Tedd Arnold
More Parts by Tedd Arnold
The Blood Hungry Spleen and Other Poems About Our Parts by Allan Wolf, illustrated Greg Clarke
Funny Bones and Other Body Parts by Anita Ganeri, illustrated by Steve Fricker
Germs Make Me Sick by Melvin Berger, illustrated by Marylin Hafner
Germ Zappers by Frances R. Balkwill and Mic Rolph
Natalie: the Germ by Domitille De Pressense


Web Resources and Literature Links: Mental, Emotional, Family, and Social Health

The following Web sites and literature provide additional information on mental, emotional, family, and social health. Please note that neither the authors nor the publisher take any responsibility for the information contained in the Web sites or the literature listed.

Web Resources

Alliance for Children and Families: www.alliance1.org
American Psychological Association: www.apa.org
Children's Defense Fund: www.childrensdefense.org
Child Welfare League of America: www.cwla.org
Maternal Child Health Bureau: www.mchb.hrsa.gov
National Institutes of Mental Health: www.nimh.nih.gov
National Mental Health Association: www.nmha.org

Literature Links

The Giving Tree by Shel Silverstein
I'm Gonna Like Me: Let Off a Little Self-Esteem by Jamie Lee Curtis, illustrated by Laura Cornell
Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day by Judith Viorst, illustrated by Ray Cruz
I Like You by Sandol Stoddard, illustrated by Jacqueline Chwast
Courduroy by Don Freeman, illustrated by Richard Peck
Today I Feel Silly: And Other Moods That Make My Day by Jamie Lee Curtis, illustrated by Laura Cornell
When Sophie Gets Angry—Really, Really Angry by Molly Garrett Bang
In My Family/En Mi Familia by Carmen Lomas Garza
The Day I Swapped My Dad for 2 Goldfish by Neil Gaiman, illustrated by Dave McKean
A Chair for My Mother by Vera B. Williams
My Daddy Is a Soldier by Kirk Hilbrecht and Sharron Hilbrecht
This Is My Family by Gina Mayer and Mercer Mayer
My Family's Changing: A First Look at a Family Break Up by Pat Thomas, illustrated by Lesley Harker


Web Resources and Literature Links: Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drugs

The following Web sites and literature provide additional information on alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs. Please note that neither the authors nor the publisher take any responsibility for the information contained in the Web sites or the literature listed.

Web Resources

CDC, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Tobacco Information and Prevention Source (TIPS): www.cdc.gov/tobacco
National Clearinghouse for Alcohol and Drug Information: www.health.org
National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence: www.ncadd.org
National Institute on Drug Abuse, National Institutes of Health: www.drugabuse.gov/NIDAHome1.html
All about E-cigs: http://www.ecig.org/articles/Quitting-Cigarettes-Cigars-and-Chewing-Tobacco.html

Literature Links

The Berenstain Bears and the Drug Free Zone by Stan Berenstain and Jan Berestain
Jimmie Boogie Learns About Smoking by Tim Brenneman and Nicole Laflamme, illustrated by Verna J. Horvath
Just Say No by Barbara Shook Hazen, illustrated by Joy Friedman
Smoking Stinks by Kim Gosselin
Elephant in the Living Room by Jill M. Hastings and Marian H. Typpo
My Big Sister Takes Drugs by Judith Vigna


Web Resources and Literature Links: Community, Consumer, and Environmental Health

The following Web sites and literature provide additional information on community, consumer, and environmental health. Please note that neither the authors nor the publisher take any responsibility for the information contained in the Web sites or the literature listed.

Web Resources: Community and Consumer Health

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality: www.ahcpr.gov
American Medical Association: www.ama-assn.org
National Council Against Health Fraud: www.ncahf.org
U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA): www.fda.gov

Web Resources: Environmental Health

Children's Environmental Health Network: www.cehn.org
National Center for Environmental Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC): www.cdc.gov/nceh/
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA): www.epa.gov

Literature Links

Little Factory by Sarah Weeks, illustrated by Byron Barton
The Great Trash Bash by Loreen Leedy
Pollution Problems and Solutions by National Wildlife Federation
Someday a Tree by Eve Bunting, illustrated by Ronald Himler
Berenstain Bears Don't Pollute by Stan Berenstain and Jan Berenstain
Where Does Pollution Come From? by C. Vance Cast, illustrated by Sue Wilkinson
Arthur's TV Trouble by Marc Brown
Maxi the Star by Debra Barraccam and Sal Barraccam, illustrated by Alan Ayers