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Purple Dog Buys a Kite


Purple Dog Buys a Kite
Reading Level
     edHelper's suggested reading level:   grade 1
     Flesch-Kincaid grade level:   0.18

Vocabulary
     challenging words:    mother, costs, doing, sounds, cent, cost, dark, dime, goodbye, grab, happy, head, kite, left, lemon, name
     content words:    Mother Dog, Purple Dog, Red Frog


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Purple Dog Buys a Kite   

1     The sun came up. Mother Dog fed her little dog. His name was Purple. Then his mother gave him a dime. She sent him to the store to buy a kite.
 
2     Purple met a red frog at the store. They stopped to chat.
 
3     "What are you doing today?" asked the red frog.
 
4     "I am here to buy a kite," said Purple.
 
5     "That sounds like fun," said the frog. "Will you buy a purple kite?"
 
6     Purple shook his head. "No. I like yellow. My kite will be as yellow as a lemon."
 
7     They went into the store. There were many kites. Purple did not see any yellow ones. He felt sad.
 
8     Just then, Purple Dog saw a yellow kite! Red Frog saw it, too. He tried to grab it.
 
9     "Hey," yelled Purple. "You took my kite!"

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