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Gregory's Shadow

Gregory's Shadow

by Richard Peck, Don Freeman Illustrated by Don Freeman

Gregory is a shy groundhog, and having his friend Shadow close by makes him feel brave. But one day Gregory and Shadow go outside to look for food, and they get separated. Scared and lonely, they search and search for one another.

To make matters worse, tomorrow is Groundhog Day, and everyone will be waiting to see if Gregory and his shadow leave their home together. Will the two friends find each other in time for Groundhog Day?

Praise for Gregory's Shadow

"Freeman's adorable, loosely sketched illustrations are colored in a palette of blues for the snowscapes and earth tones for the underground scenes. The simple story line is just right for preschoolers." — Booklist

Ages
6, 7, 5
Interest Level
Grades K - 2
Grade Level Equivalent
2.4
Lexile Measure
180L
DRA
20
Guided Reading
L
Publisher
Viking Books
Number of Pages
32
Genre
Fiction

About the Authors and Illustrator

Richard Peck Author Richard Peck got his first writing assignment as a soldier in Germany: ghost-writing sermons for chaplains. He has written A Long Way From Chicago , A Year Down Yonder , and Fair Weather , among others, to show the world the real Illinois.
Don Freeman
Don Freeman

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