Francisco tells a little lie when he tries to get work for his
grandfather, but learns the value of honesty when his grandfather's
integrity is noticed by his boss and rewarded with more work.
Interest Level: K-Gr. 3 DRA Level: 24
Difficulty Level: age 4-8 Lexile Measure: 350L
Below are sample spreads from inside A Day's Work, written by Eve Bunting and illustrated by Ronald Himler. As you can see, there's quite a bit of text per spread but the story is really quite
powerful. Kids are moved by close relationship between the boy and his grandfather and, in our experience, really get into their plight.
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