A boy thinks of many ways to cheer up his Grandma who is homesick for Manila. He decides to give her a pet bug—the perfect gift as it reminds her of the pet beetle she once had.
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Theme support: pets, family ties, feelings, when I am old with you, getting to know you, bug surprises
Book: 12 pages, 5 1/2″ x 6 1/2″
Guided Reading Level: H
Intervention/Reading Recovery Level: 14
Seedling Level: Fluent
Word Count: 242
Literary Genre: Fiction