An Orange for Frankie
by Patricia Polacco

Set during the Great Depression, this is a moving story about how the joy of giving can be contagious. Frankie, the youngest in the Stowell family, sees a poor hobo passing through town and gives him his favorite sweater to help the hobo stay warm. When his family hears of his generosity, they are moved and join together to give him a special gift.

Reading Levels
Interest Level: Gr.  1-5               DRA Level:  38                    Lexile: 780L
Grade Equivalent:  4.1              Guided Reading: P

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