When you're in the second grade, you learn new things every day.
Before Ms. Jones's class, Andrew didn't know how to spell “neighborhood,” how to subtract 348 from 411, how to write in cursive, how to read a chapter book, or how to play the xylophone.
But now that he has graduated from second grade, he knows how to do all of these things -- and more!
Every year in school is a significant building block for the next. In this book Amy Schwartz captures the magic of learning and growing during one of the most important years -- second grade.
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When red-headed Andrew started second grade, he didn’t know how to spell “should,” subtract 348 from 411, write in cursive, or read a chapter book.| Read Full Review of Things I Learned in Second Grade
"When I started second grade," says Andrew, the redheaded boy who narrates this memoir, "I couldn't spell 'should.' " In Schwartz's (A Teeny Tiny Baby ) slow-moving, almost elegiac prose, Andrew considers all he had yet to learn before he entered Ms.| Read Full Review of Things I Learned in Second Grade