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The Ant Who Loved Stars


The Ant Who Loved Stars
Reading Level
     edHelper's suggested reading level:   grade 1
     Flesch-Kincaid grade level:   0.06

Vocabulary
     challenging words:    night, clear, counting, dewdrop, gumdrop, marked, moth, picked, triangle, hill, across, alone, also, back, beside, bush


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The Ant Who Loved Stars
By Brenda B. Covert
  

1     One clear night an ant sat on a hill. "It's a perfect night for counting stars," she said. "I will draw a map of them."
 
2     An old ant popped out of the hill. "Are you still up?" he asked. "It's late!"
 
3     The first ant told the old ant about her map. The old ant was kind. He took a dewdrop and the sugar from a gumdrop. "I will mix these and make a sweet drink," he said. He gave it to the ant who loved stars.
 
4     She took a sip. "This is better than a rain drop! Thank you!"
 
5     The old ant nodded. "I need to get some sleep. I will see you in the morning," he said.

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