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Grades K - 2
Grade level Equivalent: 2.8
Lexile® Measure: 340L
Guided Reading: K
Franklin becomes lost when he wanders off while playing hide and seek with his friends.
When asked what she hopes children will learn from her books, Paulette Bourgeois explains: “It is most important to look for the wonder in ordinary things.” Some of this wonder, and a curious anxiety, spill over into her character Franklin. The world's best-loved turtle overcomes the challenges of the everyday life of a five-year-old in a way that resonates with children.
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