Common Core Standards for 2nd Grade (RL 2.9)
Compare and contrast two or more versions of the same story by different authors of from different cultures.
The Gingerbread Man by Jim Aylesworth
A freshly bake gingerbread man escapes when he is taken out of the oven and eludes a number of pursuers until he meets a clever fox.
The Library Gingerbread Man by Dotti Enderle
The exasperating Gingerbread Man, famous for leading a host of townsfolk and animals in a wild chase about the countryside, lives at 398.2 on the library shelves. But the Gingerbread Man is not the type of cookie that stays in one place for very long, and one day he just can't help himself.
The Gingerbread Boy by Paul Galdone
A gingerbread boy eludes the hungry grasp of everyone he meets until he happens upon a fox more clever than he.
Gingerbread Man Loose in the School by Laura Murray
A gingerbread man searches all over the school for the group of children that made him and then left him behind.
The Gingerbread Cowboy by Janet Squires
A freshly baked gingerbread cowboy escapes from the ranch kitchen and eludes his pursuers in this western United States version of the Gingerbread boy.
A Trip Into Space by Lori Haskins Houran
Combines upbeat, rhythmic text and illustrations in an introduction to the International Space Station that incorporates NASA-verified facts about the experiences of astronauts who work, sleep and walk in space
Eight Days Gone by Linda McReynolds
Depicts the 1969 Apollo 11 mission when man first walked on the moon.