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A Long, Orange Finger

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     challenging words:    garden, crunchy, fluffy, live, underground, your, also, deep, figure, finger, food, land, often, orange, part, people
     content words:    Bugs Bunny


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A Long, Orange Finger
By Colleen Messina
  

1     I live in your garden, but you don't see the best part of me right away. You have to dig me up! I grow from seeds that are quite tiny. I have fluffy, green leaves that stick out of the ground. The part of me that is underground looks like a long, orange finger. I reach deep into the soil. Isn't it funny that I am also called a finger food for people to eat! I am crisp, crunchy, and delicious. I am a .....
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