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Jerry Spinelli: From Bat to Pencil



Jerry Spinelli: From Bat to Pencil
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     edHelper's suggested reading level:   grades 4 to 5
     Flesch-Kincaid grade level:   4.88

Vocabulary
     challenging words:    happening, eleventh, stepfather, education, publisher, writing, dreams, award-winning, childhood, instant, working, career, government, since, experience, speck
     content words:    Space Station Seventh Grade, Jerry Spinelli, When Jerry, Gettysburg College, Johns Hopkins University
Jerry Spinelli: From Bat to Pencil

By Jody Williams
1     
One by one my stepfather took the chicken bones out of the bag and
 
2     laid them on the kitchen table. He laid them down real neat. In a row.
 
3     Five of them. Two leg bones, two wing bones, one thigh bone.
 
4     And the bones is all they were.

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