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Gilbert's Big Adventure

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Gilbert's Big Adventure
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Reading Level
     edHelper's suggested reading level:   grades 3 to 4
     Flesch-Kincaid grade level:   2.96

Vocabulary
     challenging words:    smacked, investigate, backed, fell, grassy, beak, glad, several, bunch, okay, flying, impressive, case, moment, dust, sense


Gilbert's Big Adventure
By Mary Lynn Bushong
  

1     "Oh, Gertrude, I'm glad I found you," said Gilbert as he waddled up to Gertrude's side. "I'm almost ready to go. I've been practicing all week. I've studied all my maps, and I am sure I'm ready."
 
2     "Ready for what?" said Gertrude as she preened her feathers with her strong beak.
 
3     Gertrude was a grown-up black and white muscovy duck.
 
4     Gilbert, on the other hand, was a young white duck. He was very self-assured. Even though some of the other ducks made fun of him from time to time, it never bothered him.
 
5     "Gertrude, surely you remember me telling you about my great adventure. Today is the day. I am going to fly over the fence and explore the world," said Gilbert as he stretched his wings to their full width and gave them a strong flap.
 
6     Gertrude coughed. "Stop that, Gilbert. You are raising quite a dust."
 
7     "Yes, isn't that impressive? I'm really quite strong, don't you think?
 
8     "Why do you want to leave the pen, Gilbert? You have everything you need right here. The farmer feeds us plenty of grain. The pools are full of water. We have grass to eat. What else could you want?"

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