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Missing Dad
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     edHelper's suggested reading level:   grades 1 to 2
     Flesch-Kincaid grade level:   1.75

Vocabulary
     challenging words:    gone, okay, time, been, also, between, choice, choose, either, fair, great, hundred, next, often, other, poem
     content words:    Big Fun Park, Fun Park, To Our Dad


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Missing Dad
By Brenda B. Covert
  

1     Ben and Darcy's father had been gone a long time. It seemed like forever. They knew that Sunday would be Father's Day. They also knew that they would not see their father that day.
 
2     "It is not fair," Ben said as they watched cartoons.
 
3     "I know," Darcy said. "I miss Dad, too. I wish we could see him on Father's Day."
 
4     Other families would be grilling hot dogs and steaks. Other children would spend the day playing with their fathers. There would be hugs and kisses and smiles for other children, but not for Darcy and Ben.

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